Beauty

Hair

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 […]

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! =)

Hey everyone! So here’s a super duper easy and quick tutorial on how to achieve the lace-braided donut bun. All you really need is one hair tie and a donut mesh or if you want to see how to create one with a sock, you can check it out here. For the rest of this […]

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 […]

Another hairstyle that you can whip up in minutes and doesn’t take long at all. Here’s the look that I came up with. All you need is one hair tie, hairspray and bobby pins and you get a simple look ready for any special occasion out. Hair Tools: Babyliss Pro Ceramic Hot RollersHair TiesBobby PinsGarnier […]

Makeup

Hey everyone! It’s a shame that Jennifer Lawrence’s fall was the most talked about after the Oscars, but honestly, I was more interested in her hair and makeup look. Had this on my to-do list and finally got around to editing the video. Materials used: Makeup: Eye: UDPP in Eden Urban Decay Naked Basics in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]