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10 11 Things You Need to Know About Being a Blogger and Being Your Own Boss.

The idea of a being a "blogger" or being "your own boss" can be so alluring at times. Waking up whenever you want, working in your pajamas in front of the TV at home or from all of your favorite coffee shops around the city while sipping on the finest almond milk lattes and loose-leaf teas, nobody telling you what to do ... who wouldn't want in on that lifestyle? The world is your oyster, right? Well ... sorta. There are a lot of common misconceptions about the "freelancer" or "blogger" lifestyle, and I'm here to debunk t[...]


After 2-3 weeks in the shadowsΒ of transitional turmoil (lol, but seriously though), I am back in full effect with my first "Favorites" video! This video highlights my August Favorites - all the items I've been enamoured with this entire month. I can officially say that "1993" is my new favorite Urban Decay Matte Revolution Lipstick shade, Clinique Chubby Sticks are the best face toys (LOL), and Capsule ParfumsΒ still have my heart (make sure to use code "BEAUTIFULIFE10" to receive 10% off your purchase if you decide to[...]

Organic Structure.

Posted In: BeautifuLife | Style
I'm really into mixing harsh angular lines and shapes with organic, flowing fabrics. These burgundy moto pants by Hudson Jeans are definitely one of my favorite pairs. With the intricate pintuck detailing at the knee, the waxed finish, zipper pockets, and the added seam down the middle of the shin, they add a sort of structure to my legs, which then somehow accentuates the curves of my legs. I paired them with a lightweight, flowy, button-down blouse from Brandy Melville to allow for some movement. And lastly I t[...]
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Empty Spaces.

Tomorrow is the end of an era. Tomorrow I hand over the keys to my studio loft in DTLA and make the final trek back up to the Bay Area. I've been in LA for almost 4 years now and needless to say, it has been an unforgettable journey. From the hardships, the feeling of aloneness, and the difficulties making "real friends", to the independence, the self-empowerment, creative maturation, and the eventual cultivation of lifelong friendships (finally) ... all this and more has happened in my time here. I cannot quite describe[...]

#BEAUTIFULIFEHACKS 05 – 3 Summer Beauty Looks ft. Some of My Favorite New Products.

Posted In: beautifulifehacks | Beauty | video | vlog
In this week's #BEAUTIFULIFEHACKS video I share 3 beauty looks that I've been relying on heavily for Summer, featuring some of my new favorite beauty products! The first look is a pop of the lip, the second is dramatic and smoky, and the third is sultry and golden. I'd like to stress that I am by no means a professional makeup artist, so I keep my makeup simple and easy at all times. I hope you enjoy! And please don't forget to subscribe to my youtube channel if you find my videos helpful. :) A big thank you to Leslie[...]

#BEAUTIFULIFEHACKS 04 – My Favorite Products for Curly/Bleached Hair.

I've gotten a few questions/emails regarding how I maintain my hair. My hair does have some special needs since it's both curly and bleached, so in this video I share my favorite products that I use to manage/protect/style it. I hope you find it helpful, and if you'd like, please subscribe to my channel so you can be the first to know whenever I post a new video! Thank you as always for watching! Slight disclaimer: sorry if the blooper at the end offends you, it was just too funny to not share.   //[...]