Weirdest Beauty Remedies from Around the World with SLOABN

Happy TGIF!! So back in June when KL came to visit, she included me in one of her “Beauty Around the World” series with Allure. We had about an hour wait before brunching at Blue Moon Cafe where we had their famous captain crunch toast. So to kill time, we found a little area by the water and filmed this segment.

Needless to say, it was quite interesting to see the different things that people have used for beauty remedies from around the world. There were some that I would definitely try, but I think I’d draw the line when it comes to using bodily fluids as part of the remedy. Anyways, it was so much fun to see the video and already miss KL bunches!

I hope you enjoyed the video. What are some of your beauty tricks and would you use any mentioned in the video?

Summer to Fall | White Lace Dress + Red Accent Details

Happy hump day, everyone! Can you feel the cooler temps lately? Sigh, that sign only means one thing and that is fall is just around the corner. Insert sad face here. Don’t get me wrong, I do love fall, but not so much crazy about winter. Anyways, I’m hoping this winter will go by quick but from what I read recently, it might be worse than last year! Finger cross that wouldn’t be the case.

So to help transition from summer to fall, I have this lace dress below that’s perfect. The white and lace material represents summer whereas the longer sleeves and red details plus suede material on my pumps represent fall. Of course, I like to challenge fashion rules and will try to incorporate more white even after Labor Day.

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How-to | 4 Easy Back-to-School or Work Hairstyles for Short Hair

Hello everyone! I have teamed up with Aussie to bring you four casual hairstyles that you can do for back-to-school or work for those who have short hair like me. Of course, if you have longer hairstyles, these would work just as well.

I’ve used Aussie hair products in the past and loved the products and the company, so when I was asked if I wanted to participate in this campaign, it was a no-brainer. I was sent three items from Aussie: the Aussome Volume Mousse, the Mega Hairspray and the 3-Minute Miracle Moist Deep Conditioner. See my thoughts on these products after the jump.

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City Lights | Crop Top + High-Waisted Shorts

Hello hello and happy Tuesday! Apologies for the lack of posts as of late. I have been busy trying to use up my bikram package deal before it expires end of this week and also have been organizing and rearranging my place. I now feel a little more settled in and even carved out a little area for my office space.

Anyways, if you follow my instagram, then you’d know that I was in LA this past weekend. I didn’t get home until 9pm last night but almost didn’t make my flight! I set the alarm to go off in the morning but unfortunately forgot to set it for a weekday instead of weekend. My super shuttle called to pick me up but I didn’t hear my phone cause it’s usually on vibrate. Needless to say that I literally had an hour to get to the airport and by the time uber came and picked me up, I got to the airport the same time as my departure time. Luckily my flight delayed for 30 minutes, so I was able to catch my flight just in time–again, thank god for pre-check! I still didn’t really sleep until 1am because a ton of boxes (and I mean a ton–like 10) arrived over the weekend, so I was busy unpacking those and organizing my closet a little bit. I think I am maybe 80% done with how I want the place to look–just need a few more items to make the place complete.

Anyways, while in LA, I was able to do one outfit shoot thanks to Crystal, who picked me up and surprised me with the most loveliest sign. I stayed with her for most of the weekend and hung out with Anne and Janelle before staying my last night with Elle. Many thanks girls for hosting me–miss you all already!

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