Category Archives: Beauty

Summer Hair Inspo

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As many of you, I spent my Easter holidays by the beach, which, to no surprise, got me desperately seeking for new ways to tame my rumpled, salt cladded mane. Through time, my hair, has proven to have a life of its own, and the moment I climbed off the SUV, and set a foot on the smooth sand, the humidity and the heat plastered me and my locks mercilessly, making matters even worst. Here are a few of the hair styles that inspire me at the moment for the upcoming summer.

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As a side note, I am currently obsessing over turbans! They are perfect for the city, the mountain or the beach, and they are a great way of controlling unruly, voluminous hair, such as mine!

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What’s New: Mon Guerlain

Hi gorgeous people! About a month ago I was invited to a private preview of a new fragrance. It was a very busy February afternoon, and the surroundings of the Barceló Hotel were car jammed. After 15 minutes of desperately searching for a parking spot, I finally dashed into the foyer of the hotel, and up to its opulent Mezanine, were a selected group of people -ranging from press, to opinion leaders, to image consultants- gathered in animated expectation. Ten minutes later, the doors of a small, barely lit salon opened. Despite the various test tubes and erlenmeyer flasks, carefully arranged on tables and shelf units around the room, a white loveseat and various ottomans, encircling a lacquered coffee table, in the middle of the suite, gave the room a homely feel.

Once we were all settled in, the poised representative of Guerlain Latin America, a well suited gentleman, talked us through the brand’s new big release. Everything about it was exquisite. The inspiration, the product, the campaign; it was all beautifully curated to deliver us with an exceptional fragrance. What I was expecting to be a stifling, overly sweet essence, actually turned out to be a pleasant surprise. I sprayed a dash of Mon Guerlain on the back of my wrist and already my nosebuds could pick up the elegantly fresh, but lavish smell of the perfume. As each one of the attendees showered their wrists and necks with the iridescent pink essence, a rich lavender aroma, tinted with notes of vanilla, jasmine, and wood wafted daintily filling up the suite. By then, flutes of champagne and chocolate coated strawberries were brought about by a couple of black and white clad waiters. Later that evening, I was amazed at the long-lasting effect of the luscious perfume, which made me even more obsessed about it. I truly, wish you can all try the new fragrance which is now available at Almacenes Simán

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Top 5: 2017 Golden Globes

I know, I know this post comes a bit late, but hey, better later than never! Award season has started. Back when I was living in London, as a fashion assistant to a celebrity stylist, I particularly remember this time of the year as one of the most hectic, nail-biting moments of them all. Now that I am on the other side of the lens, it all seems easier, more effortless, and definitely more glamorous. So with the tranquility of one who is only a spectator, but with the eye of one who is aware of what happens behind closed curtains, here are my top 5 looks from this year’s Golden Globes.

Let’s begin with Emily Ratajkowski. This Reem Acra look was perfection. The colour, the hair, the Hollywood glam, it was a flawlessly concocted attire. I am always searching for that one outfit that harmonizes sexiness and elegance, and to me, this was it. Allow me to say that it was Gold!

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L’Oreal’s Experience

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Hi guys! My hair has been particularly hard to handle lately with the humidity, the heat and its length. I have to say it can get a little bit frustrating. A couple of weeks ago, I had the luck of trying L’Oreal’s Steam Pod treatment, which hydrated my hair, removed the its frizz and filled it with life. A total wonder! This was not the first treatment I had, but it surely was a great one. I noticed the difference not only on the day I got it, but after showering a few times as well. If you get the chance, I encourage you to try it too! Here are some shots we took on the day I got the treatment done.

A big hug!

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Pick of the Week: Remington Curling Iron

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I have the theory that having a good hair day is a major factor in having a good day. Whenever my hair is giving me troubles, everything else seems to be grayish if not black. Nothing I try on looks good, make up doesn’t seem to help, and I get self conscious about my appearance. That is why, for me, having the right tools that will make my hair shine is a very important matter. I recently tried the Remington curling iron and I loved how it gives me a new look in so little time! I am a natural wave fan and thanks to this little friend I get them effortlessly.

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