{ Old Hollywood Glam || #FancyHairFriday }

Hi friends!

Today’s hairstyle is inspired by a dress I have to wear tonight for a black tie wedding. I chose to do a very chic and relaxed old hollywood glam wave look. I went to the Blo Blow Dry bar in the Gables. I can’t wait to show you the full look tonight!

Hope you like this video and Ill catch you next week.

Blo Blow Dry Bar

The Shops at Mary Brickell Village, 900 S Miami Ave #129, Miami, FL 33130

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{ Ruffles & Things }

{Dress: Fancy Boutique || Watch: Klause (use code “afancy” at checkout to enjoy a 12% off) || Necklace: Gorjana (Emma Collar) || Bag: Henri Bendel || Bracelets & Necklaces: TAudrey || Sandals: Steve Madden (Kierra)}

Hey friends!

Are you enjoying the ruffles sleeves lately? I have jumped on this trend whole heartedly and I’m enjoying every second of it. I really like that it adds dimension to your look and an extra oomph to what would have looked  like a simple dress and/or sweater. This sweater dress was truly love at first sight for me because 1. I love a good sweater dress, 2. Because of the sleeves of course!, 3. Because it has a longer midi length fit and 4. It’s a thick sweater material so it’s not see-through. I always give white dresses a chance, but a pet peeve of mine is when they are too thin and you have to be worrying about bending over and showing the world where the sun doesn’t shine. Funny, but some gals don’t seem to mind that. I do. So when I find a good white dress, it’s usually a keeper. This one in particular has been paired with heels and with OTK boots for a more casual look. Both ways are gorgeous, but this is how I wore it last. You can find this dress and a few more ruffled items at my boutique, Fancy Boutique. And don’t worry I haven’t forgotten to share more news about the boutique with you guys here, I’m just waiting on a few more items to arrive to the store so I can do a boutique tour. Thanks for the support and in the meantime follow us on IG @FancyBtq.

 Thanks for reading and stay fancy!

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{ The NEW LIKEtoKNOW.it App }

Hey friends!! I have great news to share, the LIKEtoKNOW.it App is now available at your app store. Can I get an Yay!! This is such an innovative and easier way to shop my and your other favorite influencers via one app You don’t have to wait to receive an email and overall its so simple. I promise!

Here are the 3 simple steps to get you started.

Step One: Download the App LIKEtoKNOW.it. Login to your LIKEtoKNOW.it account. Don’t have an account yet? No problem! You can sign up for free HERE.

Step Two: Once you login using your email and or your Instagram account start screenshotting your favorite looks in Instagram and they’ll instantly be ready to view in the LIKEtoKNOW.it app.

Step Three: Login to LIKEtoKNOW.it App and shop away! All of my stoppable photos that you’ve screenshot will have the products available for you to shop. Check out the “my likes” tab on the bottom to see other photos you’ll liked that are available to shop as well.

Have fun shopping!

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{ Korean Products Haul || Memebox }

Hi friends!
I’m obsessed with skincare and have been wanting to try out more Korean products. I used to ask my friends to bring back products anytime they traveled to that area, but I recently found Memebox.com which is a website that sells Korean products. I picked up 5 items and decided to share my picks. I also did a quick application demo with the “oops my lip tint” peel off lip stain and Oh Em Gee! Life changing!! Hope you guys like it.
Snail Bee High Content Lotion
What is it? 
This luxe lotion is the perfect blend of skin-repairing Snail Slime and anti-inflammatory Bee Venom. Together, these all stars restore skin cell health and build a moisture barrier to protect from outside damage. It’s the ultimate solution for sensitive, oily, or acne-prone skin.

Propolis Sparkle Ampoule


What is it?

This A-list ampoule starring 80% Propolis Extract purifies, hydrates, and nourishes skin, so skin is boosted to its brightest state. It also detoxifies and soothes troubled skin, so your face will glow with youthfulness and radiance.


Advanced Snail 92 All in One Cream


What is it?

An all-in-one repair cream jampacked with an incredible 92% Snail Secretion Filtrate. It intensely moisturizes skin and boosts its elasticity, keeping wrinkles and fine lines at bay. It even treats damaged spots and blemishes, resulting in smoother skin. It’s so nourishing, you can use in place of essence and moisturizer.


Bubble Tea Sleeping Pack – Green Tea


What is it?

Our love for boba is as strong as ever, so Etude House’s Bubble Tea Sleeping Pack is the sweetest way to treat your skin! Pamper your skin with luxurious moisture and improve its elasticity for younger-looking, perkier skin. Tea Extract and moisture capsule bubbles work their magic to both protect and improve skin texture overnight. The rich, gel-like pack penetrates deep into the skin, while you sleep, providing rich nourishment and hydration to restore and revive your skin.


Oops My Lip Tint Pack 


What is it?

Currently trending – smudge-proof makeup! Say goodbye to worrying about your lip color rubbing off or having to re-apply throughout the day. Bold yet natural-looking pigment is embedded onto your lips with Berrisom’s Oops My Lip Tint peel-off pack, giving you that tint-kissed look that’ll last you through all your coffees, meetings, meals, and even kisses during the day, up to 12 hours without smearing or fading. After application, all you’ll need is a dab of gloss and you’re glammed and good to go! Virgin Red – A sexy, dramatic shade that, once peeled, reveals a wine-colored tint that helps highlight and define your lips, perfect for creating that one-point makeup look!

{ How to: Headband Braid #FancyHairFriday }


 Happy fancy Friday!

Hope you all had a grand week. Tomorrow is the Veuve Clicquot Carnaval and I can’t wait to see some of you. You can purchase your tickets here.

Now back to this weeks #FancyHairFriday tutorial, its  another easy hairstyle, but may take a few times practicing to get it right.

Hope you like it!

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{ How to: Half Up Half Down Crown Braid }


Here’s probably the quickest and easiest #FancyHairFriday tutorial to date. Not only is it easy to recreate, but looks super cute and so intricate that will have everyone complimenting you and wondering where you did it. Hope you like it!

All you need for this tutorial is a hair brush and clear elastics. Told you its easy!

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{ Grateful Heart }

Hey friends!

One thing that I’ve mentioned on here before and truly believe is the need to express our love and appreciation for others. God is love and he calls us to love one another and I have no problem doing that. Obviously the true test is loving those that hurt us the most and or loving those that we don’t care for, but nonetheless, we are called to love others. When i receive pretty letters, cards and love from others by snail mail, it takes me back to when I was young and used to leave little love notes for my mom in this drawer. My mom being the cutest and sweetest woman that she is used to worse me back. We used to exchange love notes, cards, little notebook papers, post it notes and anything that we could find that was cute. We used to ask each other questions thought little love notes, tell each other cute little secrets. I remember those days, memories, feeling and emotions I felt wen I used to wake up and run to the drawer to see what she wrote back like if it was yesterday. I think now a days we are all so busy, I’m so guilty of that is that we don’t say I love you enough times, don’t express our emotions enough. Have you ever thought of something nice to tell someone and get super busy and before you know it, you never told them?! That happens to me way too often! So I made an appointment this year to purchase the most beautiful thank you cards from Basic Invite and placed them on my desk all year long so that I can be constantly reminded about expressing my feelings to the people around me.

On that note, today’s post is to encourage you to say thank you more. Here are 5 people you should be sending thank you cards to:

  1. Your significant other. You have no idea how this brightens up their day! Leaving a post-it note on the refrigerator or in their lunch boss, desk and even on the door. Just lets them know you’re thinking of them.
  2. Your loved ones (significant other, sisters, brothers, mom, dad, your kids, grandparents…)
  3. The friends you do life with. The ones you call to for dinner, night out, when things get rough… You know who they are!
  4. Professional thank you cards to your boss, manager, co-workers, employees and anyone that helps you on the daily to be a better employee or #GirlBoss.
  5. PR companies that sends me items to blog about or review. These are ways to establish a friendship with them and thank them for picking you!

Thank you cards are the sweetest way to tell someone you’re thinking of them. Basic Invite has a huge selection of Thank you cards, personal stationery, photo graduation invitations , wedding invites that fits with everyone’s personality, style and they are completely customizable. Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited color options with instant previews online. Once you select a design you can change the color of each element on the card to over 180 different color options so you can make sure the card is exactly how you want it down to the littlest detail. You also have ability to order a printed sample of the actual invitation/stationary, announcements so they can see exactly how it will print as well as the paper quality before they ever have to place their final order.

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{ Let’s Get Fit with YouFit }

Hey friends!

Staying fit is so hard and staying focused is even harder!! Trust me, I know! I started the year with a really cool vision board and planned on getting sweaty at the gym on the daily or at least 5 times a week. I’m lucky if I’ve made it in there 3 times a week. Getting so real with you, Michael has to bribe me sometimes to get me to join him to a gym sesh. I cry, I  kick, I hide under my bed sheets and find millions of excuses not to go to the gym. Well the excuses are running out. It’s such a struggle for me because I see these girls after having 2-3 kids with beautiful fit bodies, and if anyone should have permissible excuses, it should be them. So as a girl from Vegas told me, I need to change things up. I want to look good, feel good and walk around with a proud body. Summer bodies are made in winter so tis the season.  Today, I’m partnering up with YouFit Health Clubs to encourage you to join me on this journey! I hope you can join me and in 3 months we can check back in to see where we are. Will you join? YouFit Health Clubs is joining in on the journey and giving 6 lucky readers/followers a six month membership, so that together, we can work toward “A better you.” It’s a new year, let’s be a new us.

Change doesn’t happen without habit, and habits aren’t formed overnight. I’d love your participation in the Resist the Resolution Challenge. Let’s work together and encourage one another to not only continue to prioritize health and fitness in the new year, but to adopt habits that keep the target in sight months later.

So to enter this giveaway, please leave a comment below and let us know why you should win a 6 month membership to YouFit Health Clubs. Read More…

{ How to: Make your lips look bigger & Brighter Smile }


Hey friends, happy Friday!

Are you enjoying the long weekend?? I loved waking up here in Las vegas and can’t wait to tackle everything I have planned for this visit to the magic city. I’m vlogging my time here and can’t wait to share with you.

A lot of my friends have been noticing my lips a little more lately and it’s partially because I plumped them up a few months ago with Ily at Dr. Baumann’s office (see the process here) and because I have been doing these really easy and simple tricks to make them a little bigger as well. So of course I had to share these tips with you.

The products I used are from e.l.f cosmetics, but you can use whatever you have at home. I’m also sharing a quick and easy lip scrub recipe in case you want to make your own.