Category archives: Hair

Ask Christian from iStyleXG

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My insanely talented stylist Christian and I are bringing you Ask Christian from iStyleXG about hair. Leave your questions concerning  hair in the comments of this post and I will share them with Christian and he will answer them. Christian is a Paul Mitchell trained hair stylist who loves creative color. I found Christian on Instagram and couldn'[...]

How to rainbow color your hair for the weekend

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My lovely friend Christina of Hair Romance has a hair chalk tutorial on how to rainbow color your hair for the weekend to share with you. Christina is the author of Braids, Buns & Twists. We both believe that hair is your best accessory. I’m in love with Phyrra’s amazing rainbow hair colors. In the past I’ve experimented with pink and orange hair [...]

Best Beauty Trends for 2015

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// Happy Makeup Wars Monday! For this round of Makeup Wars we're sharing our picks for the best beauty trends for 2015. My favorite trends are pixelated hair, metallic eyes, bold lips, glowing skin and of course, cat eye liner. For glowing skin, I recommend mixing a luminizer into your liquid foundation or tinted moisturizer or using an illumina[...]

10 Best Cruelty Free Drugstore Beauty Products

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var noskim = 'true'; Happy Beauty Top Tens Tuesday! Today I'm sharing my picks for the 10 best cruelty free drugstore beauty products. This was actually a tough one for me to narrow down! I'm featuring brands that you can find at Target, Ulta, Walgreens, CVS and Drugstore.com. 1. Nyx Green Tea Blotting Paper This is my go-to blotting paper. I've g[...]

New Hair with Christian at iStyleXG

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Today I've got fabulous new hair with Christian at iStyleXG. So a few months ago, I was scrolling through the Pravana tag on Instagram and I found this amazing hair stylist doing beautiful work with Pravana right here in Tampa. I couldn't believe that he was here - in Tampa! And he was using Pravana! I decided to make an appointment and got a consult o[...]

10 Best Cold Weather Beauty Products

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Happy Top Ten Tuesday! Today I'm sharing my 10 best cold weather beauty products. First, and I probably don't need to say it, I hate the cold. I grew up in the Midwest, dealing with the snow, ice and extremely dry air. Yuck! All brands are cruelty free. Some products are vegan. 1. Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask While I loved the original lip mask, I[...]

Blackened Purple Hair

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On Sunday I decided to darken my hair. I used Pravana Vivids Violet straight, without cutting it with conditioner, to make my blackened purple hair. I was trying to use up some of the old color in my stash, so I used a generous amount of Ion Color Brilliance Turquoise mixed with Manic Panic Siren's Song and a drop of Pravana Vivids Green. I did apply P[...]