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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 […]

It’s been awhile since I’ve uploaded a tutorial with all the traveling the past few weeks. This is the look I had to recreate from my Vegas trip bc the files I transferred to my laptop did not transfer well and I had already deleted the videos from my card to save space. Sigh, oh […]

Hello all!! Wow, has it been a year. I’m actually pretty proud that I was able to keep up with the blog this past year or so, and consistently I might add. With a full-time job during the day and my photography business on weekends, it was definitely challenging, but glad I kept up with […]

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! =)

So when I saw this hashtag for “dirty hair, don’t care” going around pinterest about a month or two ago, I thought it would be fun to put together 6 hairstyles that would help you get through those in-between wash days. You can wear them to work, school, or even lazy casual weekend. This video […]

Makeup

Earlier in the summer, my sisters and my cousin all planned a trip down to New Orleans for some Creole fun. I, unfortunately, had to stay behind due to job change status and hubby’s disapproval of me going. I was pretty bummed that I couldn’t join in on the fun. But my youngest sister, L […]

The first time I’ve heard about Adele was from her song “Chasing Pavement” and since I don’t watch music videos anymore, I honestly thought that she was black with all that soul in her voice. When I saw a live performance sometime last year (I can’t remember when or which one), I was shocked to […]

When I saw this pic below, I was definitely inspired to recreate it. Here’s my version of it. Enjoy!

Something quick that I did when I was out at a roof-top party in DC about three weeks ago. Finally got around to editing this tutorial – sorry! Materials used: Eyes: UDPPMAC soft ochre ppMAC creme de violent e/sMAC digit e/sUD Naked Palette in hustle e/sL’oreal Linear IntenseFlamingo mascaraSS MM Primer Cheeks: NYX Cremestick in […]

As you may alreay know, Audrey Hepburn is one who I consider classic beauty as well as a fashion icon. I’ve been meaning to do a look on her and what better time than now to put together the iconic look from her movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. Check out tutorial to see how to achieve […]

Tutorials

Helloooo and happy Sunday! Ever since I saw Disney’s Beauty and the Beast last Sunday, I knew I had to recreate some of the hairstyles I saw on Belle. It took some time to order some of what I needed to recreate the looks. If you want to see which three hairstyles I recreated, keep […]

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 […]

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 […]