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11.6.17

A Little Summer Vlog

Hey guys! Happy Sunday! Hope everyone is doing well :).. So I was looking over pictures and video footage that I had taken while I was on vacation in South America and I thought to myself, why not try to put a video together? Then I thought to myself, why not upload it on Youtube? LOL.. So that's exactly what I did, now before you go and check out the video let me just say, I'm trying to get the hang of editing and frankly it was fun looking back at where I was and remembering how it felt like being over there.
I'm also thinking of posting more videos similar to this one but where I'm actually interacting with the camera LOL (omg, can you guys sense how nervous I am?). Anyways I'm very new at this so I hope you guys like it, support me and share your thoughts :)

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xoxo,

16.5.17

It's a Special Day!


Hello guys! Today is quite a special day around here. I know Mother's Day just passed but we aren't going to stop the celebration there.. nope! It's my mom's birthday and with that comes cake! LOL .. We all need an excuse to eat some cake, don't we?
I wanted to dedicate today's post to my very special lady. My mother. She is one in a million, she truly is. My mother is one of the most inspiring people out there for me. She's pure in her intentions to help people out and says what she believes, and always means well. She's a fighter, who has been through a lot in her life time and somehow has come on top. My sibling and I are so lucky to have her and would be totally lost if it wasn't for her.



She's too cute...




She was so excited!


Cake was actually really goooodd!


I love you.


1.4.17

What's in My Travel Make-up Bag



Hello ladies! As you guys know I've been travelling, and with that said you all know what that means...packing. I used to carry so much more make-up then I actually needed and throughout my trips I've learned to take only the things I need instead of absolutely everything that I own LOL! I know I'm not the only guilty one, we ladies tend to over pack our make-up bags and then we end up using the same lipstick and the same eyeshadows. So this time I packed only the 'necessary'.


I packed the things that I would use on a day to day basis like the obvious, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc. As well as things I know I would need like bandaids, hair ties and hand sanitizer, etc. Before I would be so concentrated in overfilling my make-up bag with every lipstick and eyeshadow palette that I had, that I would forget the obvious and then I would have to purchase the things I really needed once I got to my destination (which sucks, because things are way over priced at the store close to your hotel). I also brought along products I would use to do my everyday make-up, and kept everything to the minimum.

I really hope this helps you ladies to pack wisely, and more efficient.





Make-up Bag is from Forever 21.








Nail file, hair ties, bandaids, Josie Maren-Argan Oil, Venus Razor, Vaseline, tweezers, nail clippers, Dove Deodorant, Crest 3D white strips, hair clip, Q-tips, bobbin pins, Kleenex, toothbrush, Polysporin and Bath and Body Works sanitizer in French Lavender.











Eos lip balm, Nyx: Born to Glow Liquid Illuminator, Nars Satin lip Pencil, Sephora by O-P-I Nail Polish (sorry don't know the shade), Maybelline Fit me Foundation in #125 Nude Beige, YSL Rouge Volute Shine #44, Revlon Colorbrust in #42 Bellini, Mac Lipgloss in Cultured, Benefit Professional Primer, Fresh Sugar Rose tinted lip treatment, Blush Quad, Make up For ever Aqua Lip Waterproof Lip Pencil in #3C, Maybelline Stiletto eyeliner, Revlon Matte Balm #225 Sultry Sulfureuse, Cover FX #25 , Maybelline Baby lips #10 Peppermint, Tarte Cosmetics Blush in Paaarty, Almay Eyeliner, Almay Everyday Neutral Eyeshadow, Rimmel London Super Curler in Extreme Black, L'oreal Paris Voluminous Mascara in Carbon Black, Mac Cosmetics Goldbit eyeshadow, Essie Nail Polish #764 Bikini So Teeny, Pure Ice Nail Polish #981CP in Superstar!




xoxo,


2.3.17

Follow me: Vina del Mar, Chile



Hello ladies! Happy Thursday! Hope you all are doing great.. a few weeks ago I decided I wanted to take a trip and get away from the cold, so I booked a flight and packed my bags, so here I am in beautiful Vina del Mar, Chile. I absolutely love it here. The beaches, the food, the people, everything.
The weather has been great! It's not my first time here so I know my way around the city, and know the best little restaurants hidden around town. Here's a few pictures of my trip so far.
     
 
     








 

xoxo,


13.2.17

Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation and Concealer: Review


Hello ladies!...Hope everyone is having an amazing New Years thus far.. As always I have been all over the place. (surprised?.. ya neither am I, LOL)

Today I'd like to talk to you ladies about make-up. I have always been a fan of Clinique. I personally have sensitive skin to certain products so I'm always a bit hesitate on what I apply on my face. I've heard a lot about the new Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation and Concealer. At first I was a bit spectacle about this product. Why, may you ask? Well first thing- foundation and concealer in one? Does it actually work?































I went into my local Sephora and got colour matched by the lady there, as she applied the product onto the side of my face I quickly noticed the difference from one side to the other... Wow! I was seriously surprised. I decided to purchase it and try it out myself, adding my usual face products, lotion, primer, blush etc. Wow bigggg difference. It's full coverage so all those little imperfections we all have will be covered with this foundation. As I have mentioned in my past posts, I'm not the type of girl that likes to re-apply her makeup throughout the day, so I was quite impressed with it lasting all day. The best part is, is that it comes in so many shades, which is awesome. I, myself appreciate brands that keep in mind that there are so many women with different and beautiful skin tones.
The consistency of this makeup isn't heavy, I didn't feel like my face had much on it, as I personally found it very light. I also never experienced any discomfort of any sort on my skin. The girl at Sephora applied the foundation with a make-up brush, I personally preferred using my fingers to apply it (personal preference), you can also use a beauty blender, or a brush like she did. Overall an amazing product that I highly recommend you guys try.


I am number 2 in shade " Alabaster". 


If you guys are looking for something long lasting and flawless, check this baby out!


XOXO,

13.12.16

Perfumes! Perfumes! Perfumes!



Okay guys...who here doesn't love to smell good?.... I know I do! There's nothing more sexy than leaving your fragrance trace behind as you walk, and when you get a compliment.. BONUS!
There are hundreds of fragrances out there to choose from- yes it can be a little overwhelming, but it's also really exciting. In my opinion, a fragrance choice is like a statement. It's a scent that, in a way you make your own- it's a signature scent. I used to wear Lolita Lempicka for years for example, now when old friends smell it at a local Boutique or on another person they usually tell me about it and how they thought of me, so that's always nice.
When I am asked about perfumes, I like to say that for me its like the cherry on top on the sundae. Sounds a little cliche but, it is true. It's the perfect finishing touch to getting ready in the morning. I have picked out a few of my latest favourite including my all time favourite below, which I'm sure it won't disappoint you ladies.




1. Lolita Lempicka

Official product details from Lolita Lempicka:

Elegant floral notes, a mingling of Ivy, Aniseed and Violet. Utterly delicious aromas composed of Amarena Cherr, Vanilla, Praline and Tonka Bean. Sensual touches are brought by Iris and Musk.. Liquorice blossom is born. In its trail, this gourmand floral is eternally intoxicating. You are now ready to be desired.










2. Roberto Cavalli- Serpentine 
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Official product details:

Serpent, the signature symbol of Roberto Cavalli, is feminine, sensual and dangerously charming. The composition is built around mango blossom known in Hindu legends as the food of Gods. According to a Brazilian legend, snakes eat mango blossom. This floral-oriental composition opens with sweet mandarin notes and mango blossom. The heart introduces exotic Tiare flower and rich scent of Frangipani blossom, refined by violets and black pepper.



3. Yves Saint Laurent- Black Opium 






Official product details from Sephora:

Black Opium is the new highly addictive feminine fragrance from Yves Saint Laurent. Fascinating and seductively intoxicating, the opening notes of adrenaline-rich coffee and the sweet sensuality of vanilla recline into the softness of white flowers for a modern, young, and vibrant interpretation of addiction. Get your dose. 

Notes: 
Coffee Accord, Orange Blossom, Cedarwood Essence, Patchouli Essense. 
Style: 
                                                                                   Addictive. Floral. Energetic. 





4. Vera Wang- Lovestruck 

                                             
Official product details from Kohl's:

This women's Vera Wang fine fragrance is the interpretation of love, playing off the modern twist of Romeo and Juliet. 


Fragrance Notes:
  • Floral notes, pink guava, mandarin, tuberose, lotus blossom and sheer musk.









5. Dior- J'adore


Official product details from Sephora:

Discover J’adore, the iconic fragrance that embodies the ultimate expression of femininity and luxury. Like a veil of sensuality, J’adore is a magnificent floral bouquet of exquisite Comoro Islands ylang-ylang, Damascus rose, and sambac jasmine. For the confident, sensual woman who celebrates her femininity—this is Dior's golden girl. 

Notes:
Ylang-Ylang Essence, Damascena Rose Essence, Sambac Jasmine Absolute. 
Style:
Feminine. Luxurious. Sensual.







6. L'Occitane- Neroli & Orchidee



Official product details from L'Occitane: 

A tantalizing and lovely fragrance, Néroli & Orchidée Eau de Toilette blends the scents of two precious white flowers in a beautiful harmony. A heart of radiant neroli essence from the Mediterranean is blended with caressing white orchid absolute from Madagascar. Fruity bursts of orange and heart notes of peach complete the sensuous bouquet, which lingers delicately on the body throughout the day. 








I hope you ladies enjoyed!

xoxo,




4.10.16

Shopping Anyone?



Fall is HERE!!.. I can not be more thrilled!.. Am I the only one that's excited here people!?.. As you guys know, fall is one of favourite season and I am always looking forward to it. Not only do I love how nature takes it's toll and how the leaves changes their colours but hello! The fashion is to die for! I'm obsessed with everything fall. I wanted to share with you guys some of the things I have recently purchased and have been loving.




I went to the mall on the weekend and stopped by Forever21- I always say- "I'm just gonna look, I won't buy anything" .. who am I kidding right?! As I walked by some adorable pieces; which Forever21 is known for carrying the cutest things ever (telling myself- no Stef.. back away) I came across these jeans and I couldn't put it down.. let's just say I walked out with 4 pairs. The sales lady approached me and said Hi can I help you? yes please, size 28 in every colour please ( ahahahaha) she just laughed and totally got me. For those out there that don't know I'm a 5'9 and have hispanic roots which means I got my curves and I love them..



         


I have always wanted a YSL lipstick but thought to myself, these colour are all so beautiful and let's be honest- they are quite pricey so I didn't want to buy a colour that I wasn't going to wear as often. I came across this one and ending up loving it. Plus they all smell so yummy!


H & M has always had beautiful statement jewelry pieces and these 2 caught my eye.




If you're not new to my blog then you all know that I LOVE ZARA. I have always been such a fan and I always seem to walk out with something LOL ( it's a must) I'm pretty sure you ladies can all relate. While they were having a sale I came across this suede beige trench jacket. I was loooking for my size like crazy- seriously people I was on a mission... I saw a medium at the very back of the rack and was totally happy! I looked like a little kid- no joke. to make things even better it was on sale from $139.99 and walked out paying 49.99! Major score!




I've been looking for boot without a heel for awhile and came across these.. IN LOVE and super comfy.

xoxo,


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