All posts tagged: styling

Photo Diary: Student Styling Session at Goodwill Chelsea Boutique Store

Last Monday I had the pleasure of partnering up with Goodwill to help style at risk high school students for job interviews.  I along with stylist/blogger Shaunya worked with students who are repeating 9th grade and have been provided with a curriculum that incorporates career readiness as a major component of student learning.  I worked with 3 of the students directly; Alize, Angie and Justin. They were awesome and I had so much fun! My job was to help the students put together looks that are interview appropriate that will help boost their confidence and get them excited to pursue and work toward their job and career goals. Here are some candid shots of me working with Angie to put together her outfit! It was amazing to see how the attitudes of the students changed the second they put on their new interview ready attire. They felt confident and ready to kick major butt. Don’t they look great?  Did I mention we scored all of their outfits at Goodwill?! We were at the Chelsea location …

B.A.D. Girl Beauty: My Top Tips for Achieving a Perfect Blow Out

This post contains sponsored content in collaboration with Unilever and Latina Bloggers Connect I taught myself to blow dry my own hair and after many years of practice I like to think I have mastered the art of blow drying. I  want to share with you all my personal styling tips for achieving results and helping to maintain your blow out. So here we go! Apply a Smoothing Serum to towel dried hair I really like the Keratin Infusing Smoothing Serum from TRESemme. It smells good, eliminates frizz and leaves my hair smooth and shiny without feeling greasy. Start by coating the ends and working your way up the hair shaft. Don’t apply too much and concentrate on dry spots. Air It Out Allow your hair to air dry for a bit (15-30 mins depending on hair thickness) or if you are in a hurry use your blow dryer to remove excess moisture. This will cut your drying time down significantly. Separate Your Hair Divide combed hair into sections and secure with hair clips. I …