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Hair Care: Lush Daddy O Shampoo

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My hairstylist told me to use a purple shampoo to avoid brassiness with my new ombré color. I did some research by reading beauty blogs and product reviews and found the perfect shampoo.

I loved that this Lush Daddy O shampoo was organic and made with violets. It has a pleasant floral scent and lathers well. This small bottle goes a long way. I notice when my hair gets too brassy I sometimes use it twice a week.

More info:
Product link

Hair Care: Aussie 3 Minute Moist

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This week, I'll be sharing my favorite hair care products.

My hairstylist told me after coloring my ombré to deep condition once a week. I saw great reviews on beauty blogs and got this drugstore favorite.



I typically use Aussie 3 Minute Moist once a week and leave it on in the shower for a few minutes before rinsing off. I notice that my hair is so soft and silky afterwards.  My hair feels amazing and makes it so easy to style too. 
More info: Product link 

OOTD - Little White Dress

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Happy Saturday!

For July 4th, I wore my favorite James Perse white dress and styled it with our Labor of Love bracelets and Gena Myint Blue  Sapphire  Moon necklace from Shopserenesky.com. I love wearing white dresses. They're so fresh and perfect for keeping cool.

Here are some cute little white dresses that I'm obsessed with: 
Kate Tennis Dress by Ten Tomorrow at shopserenesky.com
Oasis Dress at shoplunab.com
Dove Dress at shoplastnight.com
Catherine Cape Dress at nastygal.com







BeautyCon LA

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I attended BeautyCon a few weeks ago  at The Reef in Downtown Los Angeles. It was a perfect day to hang with blogger Kimberly and her sister Jaimie. Hope you enjoy my photo diary and many thanks to Pivotal PR!


Before driving out of Orange County, we had to have 7 Leaves tea and strawberry croissants. 
Loved the outdoor carnival outside The Reef full of meet ups, fashion/beauty/food trucks, and a stage with Bethany Mota too! 
A carnival isn't complete without a bumpy slide! 
Me and Kimberly from AccordingToKimberly.com
 OOTD details: BB Dakota dress. Target x Philip Lim handbag. ShopSerenesky.com bracelets and necklace. C/O Zero UV sunglasses. Franco Sarto sandals. So great hearing Christina Milian's panel on how to unleash creativity
First stop was OGX Beauty for the braid bar

Can't forget to stop by to see the famous Kardashian make up artist Rob Scheppy demonstrate contouring
Loved the NastyGal pop up shop! Have you been to the Santa Monica boutique? So cool! Beauty…

OOTD - Overalls

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Good morning! Finally sharing photos from July 4th weekend. We spent the Friday  before the holiday at Huntington Beach Pier to walk the pier and grab lunch at Bruxie. I thought I would go for a 90's look and wear my new overalls. I'm so happy 90's fashion has come back. 
Outfit:  Cotton On Overalls Old Navy tank Target x Philip Lim handbag Kenneth Cole leopard sneakers Shopserenesky.com bracelets from Labor of Love









Paleoful Cookies

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I love desserts and baking! I was recently offered a sample of the Paleoful Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix and was so excited to receive it on chocolate chip cookie day. 
One thing I loved when baking it was how easy to bake it was. We added olive oil, milk, and vanilla  to the package mix. The nut free mix was  made with  sunflower seed flour and included clean ingredients.
Upon trying it, my family and I liked this healthy and delicious treat. The tasty cookies had a cool chocolate chip and peanut butter flavor. It felt good to make a healthy dessert. 
Definitely check out Paleoful Cookies and happy baking!
More info:  Paleoful.com


(Editor's Note: Paleoful Cookies were provided to me via Airtime PR for this product review.)



OOTD - Birthdays

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Happy Wednesday ! I celebrated my gals birthday last May and wore this cute jumpsuit i forgot to post. I love black and white and palm trees so I was definitely sold on this print. 
Outfit: Crafted by Talia Pearl choker from shopserenesky.com Labor of Love bracelets from shopserenesky.com Jumpsuit from a Redondo Beach boutique C/o Zero UV sunglasses  Sam Edelman wedges  Party City balloons 



I can't live without my

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... Boscia Tsubaki Oil Infused Exfoliating Powder.

I have been in love with powder cleansers since discovering Tatcha Rice Powder and Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant a few years ago. I was so happy when I saw this Boscia powder cleanser at Sephora awhile back and it has been my go to cleanser when I double cleanse at night. I love that it has oil in it and goes well with my oil moisturizer routine. It's gentle and perfect for sensitive and combination skin like mine. Another plus is it is free of parabens and sulfates.

More info:
Sephora link



OOTD - Cherry Lips

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Happy Friday!

I took these photos last month and can't remember why I'm laughing so hard. As you know, I am a big Taylor Swift fan and when I saw this cherry blouse I had to get it. I paired my outfit with cherry lips of course.

Outfit:
c/o SEE Eyewear aviators
Wet Seal blouse
Topshop clutch
Levi's jeans
Urban Outfitters D'orsay flats
Shopserenesky.com Labor of Love bracelets

PS.
If you're free today (July 10), come to the AGM Summer Soiree (11101 Condor Ave Fountain Valley) from 6pm to 9pm. My blogger friends Joann, Lyndi, Jordan, Alyssa  will be doing a closet sale. There will be manicures, wine bar, juice tastings, and gift bags for the first 50 attendees.

My boutique, Shopserenesky.com, is a gift bag sponsor too. Yay! Hope to see you there!

ROOTS Laguna Beach

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Rachael from The OC Style Report invited me to a fun beauty event at a new non-toxic and organic color salon recently. I was so excited to check out ROOTS The Beauty Underground with my friend Erin in Downtown Laguna Beach.

We were immediately greeted by Rachael and she brought us in this cute beauty boutique filled with blogger friends and ROOTS Laguna Beach team.

Me, Erin and Amanda

Wearing ShopSereneSky.com Gena Myint necklace and Ten Tomorrow ALEXIS Button up top with Guess heels and BB Dakota jeans.

Me and bloggerbabes - Lindsay, Breeauna, and Amanda

Posing with OC Style Report team, Erin, Renee, and Dee

I'm here with Erin. Natalie, Katie, Rachael from OC Style Report. Dee from Swell Beauty. Amanda from Feast Fashion Faves. Renee from Hangers Shortage. and ROOTS Laguna Beach team
It was so neat looking at all the organic and non-toxic products. I try to use organic products wherever possible, especially skincare and haircare. 


Roots is located at 384 Forest Ave in Laguna Beach

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OOTD - Good times

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Hope you had a great July 4th weekend! 

Last month, Orange County was experiencing June gloom. This transitional weather was the perfect time to bring out my favorite black and white sweater. It was the perfect outfit to celebrate a friend's baby's first birthday! 

Outfit:
Zara sweater
c/o Zero UV sunglasses
Uniqlo jeans
Shopserenesky.com Labor of Love bracelets
Forever 21 boots
Topshop clutch







Cauldron

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Happy July 4 everyone! Does anyone have plans for Independence Day? Hope you have a great holiday weekend! I'll be spending time with family and celebrating my dad's birthday. Yay!

Recently, my brother introduced me to a new ice cream place in Santa Ana owned by his friend. I was immediately impressed with their offerings for liquid nitrogen ice cream. It was packed for a Sunday afternoon. It's so fun seeing the staff create the ice cream too right in front of your eyes.

He tried the foie gras which was very savory with raspberry drizzle. I tried the milk and cereal ice cream. I loved this ice cream. It was a light milky ice cream topped with yummy Frosted Flakes. It reminded me of my childhood eating Frosted Flakes and watching cartoons.

Be sure to check out this spot in the South Coast Metro! I definitely recommend it, it's so delicious.

More info:
Yelp