How to Never Have a Bad Haircut Again

Going to a hair appointment can be nerve wracking but there’s no need to fear the shears! These haircut tips will make sure you’re completely happy when you leave the salon every single time.Before I forget, have you entered to win this hair haul from me and Sally Beauty? It’s super easy! (Seriously it takes about ten seconds to enter…enter here!

If there’s one thing I excel at…it’s having great hair appointments. Is this a skill? I say it is! How many times have you left the salon disappointed or upset? I can tell you honestly that in the last five years, I haven’t had a single bad hair appointment. No tears shed over these locks! I’ve got a few tricks up my sleeve to help you make sure you have an amazing appointment every single time you go get your hair done, whether you’re getting a trim or a full blown platinum blonde pixie.

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How to Build a Cohesive Wardrobe

Tired of feeling like you don’t have anything to wear? You need to work on building a more cohesive wardrobe! Click through to learn how to put together outfits and create a wardrobe you really love.Happy Monday, friends! Remember when I said I would have more guest posters for you? I have another one today! And this one is particularly exciting because she hails from Montréal! Audrey is a 22 year-old aspiring fashion journalist and public relations specialist. On her blog http://www.frenchallure.ca/ and social media accounts, she shares her fashion looks and daily inspiration. She helps fashionistas to know about all the latest trends in fashion and beauty. You can follow along on her blog, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Tumblr! Today she’s going to be sharing tips on having a cohesive wardrobe – something that will help you with your personal style *and* make getting dressed every day really easy! So without further adieu, here’s Audrey!

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Best Products for Color Treated Hair

It can be tough to know where to begin when you’re searching for products for color treated hair. It’s especially difficult when you have fantasy colors like purple, blue or pink. Lucky for you, I’ve been coloring my hair for quite some time and have nailed down my top picks for the best products for color treated hair (all available at Sally Beauty!) Click through to find out what made the list!I have had bright colored hair for a while and let me tell you I have tried LOTS of products. Some awesome and some terrible. Recently, Sally Beauty gifted me some products to try and lots of them have quickly become favorites for me. These are products I use regularly and, just to be transparent, not everything they sent to me made it on this list. This is the real deal, babes. If you’re not shopping at Sally Beauty I would *highly* recommend making a trip! It helps to know what you’re looking for when you go into the store, but there are some GEMS. These are my favorites that are must haves for people with fantasy and color treated hair but honestly, the majority of them will work for any hair type. You probably just won’t need as many different products if you’re not bleached to a level 11 like me. Click on each product name to visit the website and buy – happy shopping!

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Why I Made the Switch to Dove Advanced Care

Can you believe it’s already warming up here in Dallas? If you’re in Texas, you know I’m not lying. I was comfortably wearing this crop top when I took these photos, y’all! It’s sleeveless weather and it’s going to be for about six months so go ahead and get ready. For the last two years, I’ve been switching between two different deodorant brands. They weren’t really anything special but I guess they did the trick for the most part. I wasn’t smelly (most of the time) and I didn’t sweat through my shirts. Living in Texas, I counted that as a win.

Unfortunately, the products I were using were VERY hard on my skin. If you’ve read any of my beauty posts before, you probably know I have extremely dry and sensitive skin. I often find that the skin on my underarms gets dry and irritated because the deodorants I was using weren’t providing any kind of moisture! After reading some reviews on Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant, I decided I had to give it a try. Here are two of the reviews that really convinced me:

“Not only did the scent last, the wetness protection did, too. This deodorant also has great moisturizing ability. I honestly think my underarm skin looks healthier after using it!” – Gaylasp
“This deodorant protects all day long. Noticed a difference in the softness of my skin in one use.” – Jasmine 0112

I picked up Dove Advanced Care (in the Cool Essentials scent, which is SO fresh) and y’all, I’m so happy I made the switch! Not only do my underarms feel smoother and more moisturized, but it offered wetness protection too. I work out 4-5 times a week and I live in Texas so of course those are both VERY important to me. Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant offers 48 hours of odor and wetness protection plus added skincare benefits with its NutriumMoisture formula and Dove ¼ moisturizers for softer, smoother underarms. Total game changer!

  • Have you ever tried Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant?
  • What did you think?

xoxo
Valery

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of CLEVER and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.


February Small Goals

It cannot be February already. I refuse to believe it.

Okay yeah, I believe it. But it’s really unfortunate because January kicked my bootyyyyy. I actually got a lot done and accomplished a whole lot – unfortunately most of it didn’t line up with my small goals. Eek. In case you’ve never read a small goals post before, each month Nicole from Writes Like a Girl hosts a linkup for bloggers to share a few goals for the month. Make sure to head over to her post and get inspired by all the other small goals! Let’s review my goals for January:

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Amazon Smile | How to Give Back While You Shop!

Unnecessary disclaimer: this post is not sponsored in any way and none of these are affiliate links. Just want that to be clear, given the nature of the post.

Y’all I’m going to tell the truth….these last few weeks have been TOUGH. I know a lot of you are probably in the same boat. If you follow me on social media, you’ve seen my thoughts and feelings so I’m not even going to go into them here. Instead, I’m going to make today’s post more productive. It felt weird just writing a “business as usual” post with an outfit or makeup tutorial – but I’m not a political blog (and honestly, I would hate to blog about politics anyway) so I’ve done a lot of time thinking, “How can I contribute to the conversation and be true to who I am, but still provide you guys with helpful content?”

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THINX Period Panties | Everything You Want to Know and Probably More

Disclosure: I received a pair of THINX underwear to post about on Instagram – I knew it would draw a lot of questions so I wrote this post! I wasn’t asked to write this post and before I partnered with this brand, I already owned four pairs that I bought with my own money. Also if you click on any of the links below, I receive credit for your purchase.

This post is about periods. If you’re squeamish about periods, this one is not for you. But also, you should kind of get over it because half the people have to deal with it and you’re an adult (probably).

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