BBG Update

Wow! Four weeks of Kayla Itsines BBG program done! Half of you are thinking “cool, who cares” and the other half of you are thinking, “wow good job!” If you are anything like me, then you know this is a huge accomplishment! The program is 12 weeks so I’m only 1/3rd of the way through, but I still feel amazing and wanted to post an update! Some background: Growing up I never had to “work out” because I played so. many. sports. When I graduated from high school and my activity seriously decreased, I, of course, started putting on weight. […]

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Laura Mercier Setting Powder (+ a dupe!)

When I buy new makeup I want to buy the fun stuff. A new eyeshadow palette, that bold lip color, but setting powders? Not so much. That was until I discovered the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder. This stuff, is a game changer. 1. The first way I use this powder is with a  damp beauty blender to set my under eye concealer. I don’t necessarily “bake” in this area, but I do use quite a bit of the powder and press it into the skin. No matter how much I use it never looks cakey! This powder also […]

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Five Things You Should Know About Laser Hair Removal

If there is one negative to being Persian, its the hair. Yes, on my head and lashes and brows its a blessing, but just about everywhere else it’s the worst! I started laser hair removal treatments last year and here are 5 things I’ve learned from the experience. 1.// IT WORKS BEST FOR DARK HAIR  I’m sure laser technology is changing all the time, but as of last year when I first started my treatments I learned a lot about the laser itself. Laser hair removal works the best for people with lighter skin and darker hair. The reason for […]

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How To Wax Your Eyebrows At Home

I get asked all the time about my eyebrows and where I get them done. While I am lucky to have thick, full brows (thank you Persian roots), they require a lot of matinence! I do mine at home and here’s how. You’ll need: Sally Hansen Wax Strip Kit Tweezers  Spoolie (its like a comb for your eyebrows!) Mini scissors  Olive oil Cotton rounds Step One: Trim your brows Like I said, I am Persian so my brows grow really fast! I start by using a spoolie to brush all the hairs up and I trim across the top with a […]

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Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty

Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty are here and it might as well be Christmas! This year they are having some amazing beauty deals on products I love and products I have been dying to try! I’ve rounded up the best from the sale so you can keep your eyes out for these products and snag them before they’re all gone! March 21st: Smashbox Primer Water – $32  $16 I have heard nothing but good things about this, and primer mists are all the rage right now! Pick this one up half off! March 22nd: Buxom Full On Lip Cream – $20  $10 My […]

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Steps to Flawless Foundation

I was never a foundation person until the It Cosmetics CC cream. I had foundation and I would wear it for occasions like a formal in college or maybe a night out with my girlfriends, but on a daily basis, no way. The It Cosmetics CC cream made me fall in love with foundation and from wearing that more often and experimenting with different ways to apply it, I have finally narrowed down the perfect way to get a flawless finish every time and I wanted to share! Step One: Pump or pour some foundation onto the back of your […]

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2018 Swim Guide

If you are a college student with spring break around the corner or just have a tropical vacation coming up, I AM SO JEALOUS. I have zero trips planned for the next several months because I’m so used to working all summer long! Regardless, I still find myself online shopping for swimwear because I love seeing all the new styles from season to season. Here are my 2018 picks! One pieces are all the rage now. This one has an adorable low back detail with vertical stripes which are so flattering. It’s also by Billabong so it has that sporty, […]

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How to Get Glowing Skin

If there is one thing I love, it is summertime when I’ve got a tan going and I don’t need foundation or bronzer or anything for my skin to have that beautiful glow and natural dew. But it’s not summertime, and I have the furthest thing from a tan going for me. So, I have found a routine and some products that still make me feel like a bronze goddess even when I’m not. Step One:                     Add some dew with a face oil. In the winter I am extremely dry […]

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Product Highlight: Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

When I go through in with my hair styling products I have three goals: hold, texturize, and volumize. Usually this means a hairspray and either a texturizing spray, dry shampoo, or both! But, after discovering the Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray, all my needs are met with just one product! I have to give full credit to my good friend Kelsey for this one. She introduced me to it and it is now a total staple in my routine! What it does: Soaks up any oil to keep your hair fresh and grease free throughout the day Creates amazing texture without […]

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Valentine’s Day Lips

Valentine’s Day is the best excuse to break out those red and pink lip shades! I love it because sometimes the easiest way to spice up your look is to throw on a fun lip. I pulled together four of my favorite bold lips for the holiday, so whether your getting dressy for a date with your honey or grabbing margs with your girls, throw one of these on and you’re ready to go! Lustrous Magenta Shade: Wet n Wild 527B Fuchsia with a Blue Pearl This shade is so bright and fun! I love the pearl finish with the blue […]

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