• Gypsy Travels: Thessaloniki, Greece

    I am so happy to have added a travel section to the blog and even happier that you all love it! Traveling is something that we all dream of, yet most of us see it as something that is unattainable – due to the cost of course. If I recently did it on a college grad budget then I promise that you […]...

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  • How do you Pre-Poo?

    Whether you are new to the curly game or not I am sure you have heard of the term Pre-Poo before and like most of us wondered what the hell it was and why the strange name. Pre-poo, short for pre-shampoo treatment is basically an extra step added before your shampoo to ensure that you hair remains moisturized throughout your entire wash […]...

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  • Hooked Up: Must Have Shapewear

    I’ve always believed that every single woman should own at least one pair of shapewear, no matter her size. Clean lines are so important and I can’t stress how much of a difference a great body shaper does under any piece of clothing. Personally, I like to feel nice and tight underneath my clothes so I don’t become self-conscious about […]...

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  • #FlashBackFriday: Summer Blues + $300 Giveaway

    Happy Friday Bellas! Today I’m taking it back #FlashbackFriday style to the beginning of summer. I had just recently dyed my hair a warmer color to match the gorgeous weather where were having and I was as happy as can be because I knew it was the beginning of the best summer of my life! A lot of you have been asking […]...

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  • Oscar De La Renta: American Icon, Orgullo Dominicano, and My Fashion Inspiration

    I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw on Instagram a post stating that iconic fashion designer, Oscar De La Renta had passed. I frantically google searched for answers and came up with nothing but articles stating that this was false. I was relieved momentarily, only to later read official news outlets confirming his passing. I’m heartbroken. I absolutely loved this man and everything […]...

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  • Forbidden Fruit

    This week I partnered up with my friends Tiffany and Brad on a photoshoot. They are extremely talented and creative and when they come to me with ideas for a shoot I always say yes! I love working with creative individuals as a team and the final results are always priceless. Here are some of my favorites from our photoshoot titled “Forbidden Fruit”. How stunning […]...

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  • Gypsy Travels: My Travel Style

    I love traveling and sharing my #gypsytravels with you all on the blog. So far I’ve shared with you many of the places I’ve had the pleasure of visiting, whether it be local, national or international. I even shared some great tips on how to travel abroad on a budget. Something very important that I haven’t shared though are my […]...

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  • Fall Day in Brooklyn

    This Sunday Mr.Man and I slept in and woke up ready to venture out into the city or anywhere really. He mentioned he wanted to go to Brooklyn and so I started planning our day away using Google and my beloved Zagat. As an uptown girl I can probably count on my hand the times I’ve been to Brooklyn. It […]...

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  • My Wash Day Routine

    It literally used to take me forever to wash my hair. I HATED wash days. I remember one time I spent a little over a week without washing my hair and when I finally did it took me more than an hour. My fingers were so pruney and I was fed up. I almost considered chopping off all my hair. […]...

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  • Blogger Box Beauty

    Last week I received this blogger box – or should I say lovely care package and was blown away by the beauty contents inside. Let me just say that this was even before I knew about the price. I won’t give up the cost of this beauty gift box just yet, but Bellas please believe me when I tell you that this is […]...

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  • Model Dreams

    Photography by Donny Aristy Did you guys know that when I was little I wanted to be a model?! I remember begging my mom to take me to a local casting call when I was about 10 years old to audition to for an “agency”. When we got there they crammed us all inside of a hotel ballroom and made us […]...

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  • Fall Makeup Inspired by Urban Decay Pulp Fiction Collection

    Fall is officially here and on my desk is so much fun makeup to play with! As of late I have been obsessed with the limited edition Urban Decay Pulp Fiction collection and wanted to share a review/tutorial using my favorite things from the collection. This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the release of the film, and Urban Decay decided […]...

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