• Preaching the Curl Gospel

    Preaching the Curl Gospel is a two part series I wrote on my blog in 2011 to discuss my natural hair journey and transitioning process. Till this day it is one of my most popular posts and I wanted to update it and make a video series this time around. Part 1 Part 1 of "Preaching the Curl Gospel" is Continue Reading...

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  • 40 Fun, Fab, & Free Things to Do In Sydney

    How ya goin'? As promised here are 40 budget friendly things to do while visiting Sydney. If Australia is on your bucket list or you are headed there soon make sure you bookmark this post. It will save you time and money so that you can get the most out of your very own #GypsyTravels through the land down under. Fun Things Continue Reading...

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  • Sydney, Australia on a Budget

    Sailing out of Sydney for 5 months made me fall madly in love with Australia and its people. I was lucky enough to visit Melbourne and Hobart twice and I even got to check out Australia's first prison in Pt. Arthur while I was working aboard the Carnival Spirit. Prior to signing off the ship, I found out that my Continue Reading...

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  • Home Sweet Home

    Helloooo my beautiful ladies! It feels amazing to be writing this post right now without worrying about running out of internet minutes or the time I have to be back on the ship. If you follow me on social media you already know the great news - I'm HOME! Today marks two weeks since my return and I couldn't be happier. Continue Reading...

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  • Gypsy Travels: Mystery Island

    I’ve been meaning to share with you the wonderful ports of call I get to visit while working aboard but life at sea has been so demanding. As you know I don’t have access to free internet so it’s really hard to update you all daily. Its been a while since my last post but I’m so happy to be Continue Reading...

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  • Pantene Full & Strong Collection

    Earlier this week I shared my skincare struggles on board and now I'm dedicating a full post to my #shiplifehairstruggles because it is necessary. Perhaps some of you don't live on a ship but I know most of you can identify with having to wash your hair with harsh water. It's great that things like shower filters exist but for Continue Reading...

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  • Hobart, Tasmania

    Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting Tasmania during one of our cruises. We normally visit the same islands every week, but this cruise was a little different and we visited Australia instead. The first stop of the cruise was in Hobart, Tasmania and up until then, the only thing I knew about Tasmania before I visited was that the Tasmanian Continue Reading...

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  • Ship Life: Skincare Struggles

    Although living and working aboard a cruise ship sounds like a glamorous affair there are a few things that I wish I could change to make the lifestyle a little easier to adjust to. As a beauty blogger, ship life can be a struggle for the most part. A tiny cabin (for two) accompanied by a tinier bathroom is a Continue Reading...

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  • Gypsy’s Glam Guide

    Celebrating five years online was a huge deal to me and I wanted to go beyond a regular blog post and put together something special that captures everything you love about this website. After much brainstorming and hard work, Gypsy's Glam Guide came to fruition! Think of it as your very own guide to discovering your inner Bella and unlocking your Continue Reading...

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  • Winter Hair Care for Curls

    Now that I have gotten into the groove of things at sea, I can focus on one of the things I love the most and that is blogging! I know it’s super cold in NYC right now and although I am thankful to be experiencing lovely summer temps in the South Pacific, I know you Bellas are struggling to take care Continue Reading...

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  • Happy Holidays

    Hi Bellas, I hope you had a fabulous Christmas with your loved ones. Christmas at sea was definitely weird. As much as the ship tried to make us feel at home by showering us with holiday love, Christmas just didn't feel like Christmas. When Noche Buena rolled around I got extremely homesick just thinking about all the things I was missing Continue Reading...

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  • Curly Haircut by Ona Diaz-Santin from 5 Salon and Spa

    I can’t remember the last time I got a real haircut and it was starting to show. My hair had an overall lifeless shape and look, and the bottom portion of it was starting to annoy me. It looked super thin and certain areas looked sparse. I was slowly starting to hate it and set my mind on cutting it up Continue Reading...

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