Apr 22, 2014

Mute & Knit

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Cardigan: Brochu Walker, top: Theonne, jeans: Black Orchid, hand cuff: Jenny Bird, hat: Worth & Worth

This sort of outfit makes me super happy. I wish I could lie and say I knit myself this cardigan...but I didn't also I think that if I knew how to knit then I'd be so cocky about it...I'd have flaunt it all over my social media channels by now. I always thought that If I was really good at something that involved any remote skill i'd be the cockiest mother fucker ever...like ever.

Let's move away from me knitting and back over to that snake wrapped around my hand, the newest member to the family and a good one too, makes holding my phone chicer than usual.

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Apr 20, 2014

Summer blue

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In love with this dress I wore last weekend at the StyleCaster & UGG House. I don't own many dresses with this type or print. All mine in my closet at home are all so basic so it's nice to pack something a little out of my comfort zone once in a while.
Want to wish Everyone a Happy Easter, hope you are all spending some time with your family, loved ones or friends. In my case I'm going to be surrounded by friends which is very much like family, gonna try and make my way to Church even if it's just to sit and say a quiet prayer for everyone in my life. 

Have a great day!!

Apr 12, 2014

{Coachella} Day one

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Top: House of Harlow, Shorts: Finderskeepers, Sandals: Ugg

So happy with my first day at Coachella, spent Friday in complete relax mode by the pool. The first night we got here I heard Outcast sound check, that's how close the house is I'm staying at. I'm sorry did I just call it a house? I meant to say estate, seriously this place is of the hook. It was a former Bad Girls Club house so naturally poppin off is so necessary. So thankful to be here with StyleCaster and UGG, they are the sweetest peoples. I don't even think that's proper grammar, but does it really matter?
Basically what you see here is what I wore to the festival, I become a non blogger and stopped taking photos of myself. I believe  snapped one photo when I got there then threw my phone in my bag and danced to Chromeo, Nicolas Jaar and a bunch more..I also ended up raving at the EDM tent before I decided I was blind and also lost all my hearing. Legit like I'm still seeing flashing lights and  hearing the echo of my friends voice  screaming in my ear  repeating "oh shiiiiiit" like a gazzion times.

So excited for today, currently sitting next to the pool wrapped in a pink UGG robe. Not looking so cute but about to take a shower, StyleCaster x UGG is throwing a HUGE party and I look like i crawled out of an elephants ass...so brb never.

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Apr 7, 2014

{ The Caradona} Tutorial on goodbye frizz & Wake Up and Sorta Go.

I feel like it's been since forever that I haven't done a tutorial on how I do my hair. This may the first time actually, so cut me some slack if it's not perfect. If I had a dollar for each tumblr question on how I do my hair or each email I'd have A LOT of $'s. Legit...a lot. It never annoys me, I get annoyed at myself because I always want to make time to sit down and figure out how to actually do a proper tutorial. I know many of you will want a video after this but lets do one thing at a time here.

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Good morning right? How many of you have woken up and looked like this or WORSE?! I mean I wish I could just wake up and look uhmazing but I'm not Aria from Pretty Little Liars. (That girl always looks so good) Anyways yeah this doesn't happen every morning but let's face it, some mornings us girls just look gross and not kissable, also our breath smells it's just not right... even if our boyfriends say we look good....we know they are LIARS!

Below I will begin my step by step photo process on how I do my hair the "natural way". As you might have noticed I have a lot of different styles I like to do..but this is my easy "Wake up and sorta go" style without all the frizz and craziness.

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There are very few firsts in a girls life. First kiss, first heartbreak, first pet...First hair product. My mother bought me my first hair product in Paris it was 1998. We went to some hair place and she bough me Frizz Ease the original hair serum, I remember being like wow this is going to make me beautiful. The next day she taught me how to use it and how to smooth down the frizz near my face. I remember her saying "Please don't get this everywhere!" and the mom phrase "Wash your hands after" I think we all have products we remember or grew up with and John Frieda was one of them, which is why I chose to just use Frizz Ease for my tutorial, from start to finish.

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After washing my hair  with Shampoo & Conditioner (pour some of the serum in the shampoo it makes it not so hard on your hair). I sprayed the Dream Curl daily styling spray on my damp hair. Make sure to spray all over.

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After all the spraying take some hair serum and dispense a dime size amount onto your palms. Rub hands together and distribute evenly throughout hair.

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Make sure to get it everywhere. Plus you know your own hair better than anyone else so make sure to put enough where it gets super dry!!

Also...i'm not wearing any makeup in the pictures shown above, like zip zero none. Thought it would be cool for effect!

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Okay fast forward a little. I like to put a little bun on the top of my hair to give natural volume near the bangs area.  now let it dry..my hair doesn't take long to dry. (also just put some make up one so I could look semi cute and what-not)

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Curls are not all the same, and that goes for on your head too! I have three different types of curl textures on my fat head and sometimes they don't all look good! So I go to the curling iron and I fix them. I take the weirdo strait curls and make them bounce. I smooth out anything that needs smoothing. You don't have to do you're whole head just where you think it needs some extra love.

(I got a stupid relaxer not long ago and it stripped my very curly hair...I regret it but hey what can you do. Thankfully these products bring out the curl in my hair and the serum makes it nice and soft...)



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Ok, SHAKE IT OUT! That's right shake and move and dance and sing...well you don't have to sing but  shake it.

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Stripped top: The Firth Label, Grey Top: Pima Doll, necklace: Jennifer Zeuner
Okay all done...like for realz this is my "Wake up and sorta go" look.
One of my many Caradona looks....soon to be all on Trop Rouge one day or another but I wanted to start with the OG first.

Would love to know any of your hair tricks. We can use this page as a sort of sharing community!!
Also check out the John Frieda Frizz Ease video here on leaving your hair down and never pulling back.

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Apr 4, 2014

The Printed Pant

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Coat: Cinnamon, top: Beyond Vintage (or here), jeans: Corey by Corey,  bag: Phillip Lim, hat: Gladys Tamez, shoes : (unfortunately not sure of the brand see last paragraph for details)

I feel like this is the first pair of printed pants I've worn in a very long time, probably my last unless it's the same cut. Like I've said in the past, I'm into the whole "I've outgrown my pants mom please buy me new ones" Except I don't need my mother to buy my things anymore.
So completely off topic but I saw Miley perform last night #bangerz #bestniteever. Yeah so that happened and I love her even more..watching the performance I was like..oh I get it, I get it now!!
Anyone going to see her this Saturday? Not going to give anything away but she puts on a show!!

*Apologies for not knowing the brand of my shoes. I can't seem to locate them in my room and I'm not sure on the brand (I keep mixing up words but don't want to give you wrong info...although I do know I got them at Open Ceremony !!)

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Apr 3, 2014

{ H&M Conscious Exclusive } Paris morning light

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Top: H&M Conscious Exclusive, Shorts: H&M Conscious Exclusive

Shot these photos last week in Paris. I love my parents apartment, because it gets such amazing light especially in the morning. Decided to spend that morning lounging around in some new pieces of the H&M Conscious Exclusive collection which is hitting stores April 10th. Happy to have gotten my hands on a few pieces before it hit stores, really love the detailing on the shorts the whole collection is simply stunning with a elegant bohemian style.

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