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I’m sure many of you are awaiting Twilight’s Breaking Dawn movie release tomorrow and even some may have gone out to the sneak preview tonight – lucky you! In honor of the movie’s release, I decided to do a tutorial on Bella’s wedding hair and makeup. Weddings seriously makes me happy and always reminds me […]

So I had filmed this at the same time with my last hair tutorial bc you know, why waste a good set of curled hair. =) Materials: CHI 44 Iron Guard thermal sprayConair hot rollersHair tiePins Simple & Sweet! Hope you enjoyed! =)

Happy Monday everyone! I’m currently still in New Orleans but I wanted to schedule this tutorial post with this flower braid updo that I’ve seen floating around Pinterest for awhile. I also enlisted a friend of mine, Angela, from ABPan Photography who is an amazing HDR photographer in the DMV area. I absolutely love her […]

Hey everyone and Happy Monday! It’s been too long since my last hairstyle tutorial for short hair, so here’s another segment showing you 5 updo hairstyles that you can rock for the holidays. Super easy and super simple. See more after the jump.

The first time I saw this hairstyle last year or so, I’ve been meaning to do one but never got around to it. It wasn’t until my friend and I chose this song to sing at karaoke last Friday that reminded me that I really should do a video on it. I hope you girls […]

Makeup

I haven’t done a tutorial in what seems like forever and now that wedding season is over, I had a little spark of inspiration which came from the most unlikely places – the movie Skyfall. I am not a huge James Bond fan by any means, but after seeing a few tutorial pop up on […]

I’ve been starting to do a series of Asian Celebrity-Inspired tutorials – first one started with Devon Aoki from my last tutorial. I don’t typically follow Korean music nor Japanese although I do listen to a few select faves from each genre. Lately it seems Korean girl bands have become all the rage and 2NE1 […]

Last year I went to a house party for Halloween and it was way too boring, but this year I made a point to head out to DC for some dancing and costume fun. At first, I was going to go as Lady Gaga but then changed my mind and went as a Greek Goddess. […]

Hey everyone! I know this is late in the month, but I wanted to let you know of a campaign headed up by Radiant Cosmetics to Kiss Slavery Goodbye and help end human trafficking. As you all know, I love a good cause and when I heard of this, it was a no-brainer. If you […]

hey all! I love doing fashion shoots like the ones here, here, here and here — just don’t have enough time in the day to plan one these days! Doing a shoot like these helps keep my creative juice flowing and still reminds me of how much I love photography. I like to think that […]

Tutorials

Hello all and happy hump day! So this post is very special featuring my blogger bestie in this first impression on the ghd curve classic wand creating this easy performance hairstyle that any hair-challenged friends could easily replicate. It also helped that the ghd curve made it super easy to create effortless wavy curls with […]

Happy Christmas eve everyone! It’s been awhile since I’ve done a hair tutorial, so I have four hairstyles that will sure to rock for the holidays. Bonus for those who have short to medium hair, you’ll be able to rock these hairstyles too. So without further ado, continue watching and enjoy!

Hello everyone! I’m so excited to partner up with Disney and Urban Decay to bring to you this tutorial as well as do a giveaway. I wanted to put together a look inspired by Mirana, the White Queen from the movie, Alice Through the Looking Glass showing nationwide on May 27th. If you haven’t seen […]

The one thing that I have been stocking up for the past year and even picked up two more this fall were blanket scarves. I have no shortage of them currently and have been interchanging them according to my mood. When I first started wearing them, however, they took some time to get used to […]

Hello everyone! Halloween is just around the corner and I wanted to do a video tutorial this year as I try to do every year. This year, I decided to put together a tutorial on Elphaba from the the ever-popular and one of my favorite musical, WICKED.

Product Reviews

In light of Paris fashion week, I want to talk about the Parisian beauty line call DESSANGE Paris, which launched its product line in Target stores all over U.S. The creator, Jacques Dessange opened his first salon in Paris on the Champs-Elysées and was a world-renowned creator of pro techniques like “California Blonde” plus went […]

Hello and happy Tuesday! I’m thankful to be living in the DC area where I can still hold onto summer just a little bit longer. It could be global warming, but the cold haven’t been setting in until mid-November and in some years, we had warmth up until mid-December. Although I love the summer heat […]

Happy Sunday! I’m super excited to do a first impression as well as a small giveaway for one lucky reader/viewer! Many thanks to Butter London for generously supplying me with another set of these lippy crayons that I am quickly falling in love with. You can see live swatch and application in the video and […]

Happy TGIF, everyone! This may be a bit of a TMI type of posts but hey, we’re mostly ladies here right? If there are guys reading, this topic may not be for you. Just a little history behind my journey on finding eco-friendly options for that ToM. I’ve tried the Diva cup and also the […]

Hey everyone! So a few weeks ago, I was invited to try out my first lash extensions at Elle Lash Bar located right near DC’s Eastern Market with the owner KP. I didn’t know what to expect since it was my first experience having lash extensions, but KP definitely worked her magic and made the […]