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Messy Bun Tutorial

Beauty

Happy Monday!

I get a lot of questions about how I style my hair in the heat! Braids and buns are great for a bad hair day or when the weather just isn’t cooperating. Recently, I’ve been throwing my hair up nearly every day to avoid the humidity. Fall, where ya at?!

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This Weekend’s Sales: ASOS, LOFT, Macy’s and Nike

Beauty, Fashion

Happy Friday and Happy Weekend! I know a lot of you mentioned in my reader survey that you liked hearing about sales and seeing my picks, and this weekend’s sales are craaaaazy. There are lots of great items you can buy for cheap now for next spring and summer, as well as good deals on things you can wear back to school or for a new job.

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The Blog Societies Conference 2017 Recap

Beauty, Blogging, Fashion
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This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending my first Blog Societies Conference right here in Chicago! I met so many new blogger friends and finally connected in real life with some girls I’ve been “insta friends” with for years. Here’s a brief recap of what I wore and what I learned!

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KKW Beauty Review + Tell Me Your Thoughts!

Beauty

Happy Hump Day, everyone! I hope your weeks are going as well as mine πŸ™‚

I have had a lot of requests for more beauty-related content, so twist my arm, I did a KKW Beauty review. I got the new KKW Beauty Contour KitΒ and I was super excited to try it out until when a minute into application… Well, watch for yourself.

I also am launching a Reader Survey to find out more about what you would like to see on Sophisticaition as well as customize content that’s already in the works to you. There is also a section just for your comments, concerns and suggestions. It’s completely anonymous, so please be honest with me!

Click here to take my anonymous reader survey.

Have an awesome Wednesday and make sure to check out the final days of the Nordstrom Sale!

Nordstrom Sale: Makeup Steals + Desk Accessories

Beauty, College, Postgrad

Can you believe it’s almost been a week since the Nordstrom Sale began for Early Access? If you don’t have a Nordstrom card, don’t worry – you can shop the Anniversary Sale starting THIS FRIDAY! I had some great suggestions from readers for today’s themed roundups of the sale, enjoy πŸ™‚

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks

Beauty, Fashion

It’s finally here! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is open for early access! I am super excited by the products Nordstrom is putting out for the fall, and I can’t wait for each of you to see. I broke up my picks in easy categories so you can find what you’re looking for easier. Let me know if you have any questions.

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Nordstrom Sale – Makeup

Beauty

There are SO MANY makeup deals at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale that are overlooked – let’s not make that mistake! I LOVE the wide variety of options available. I am really into the minimal makeup look nowadays, so I made sure to keep things simple and focused on accentuating your features instead of caking on the makeup! Here are my picks from the Nordstrom Sale Makeup category.

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Friday Five 7/7/17

Beauty, Fashion, summer

What a week it has been! Have you been productive this week?? I was not at alllllll early on because of the holiday but I am proud of how I kicked it into high gear on Wednesday and Thursday. Who’s excited for another weekend?! Start it off with today’s Friday Five.

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Friday Five 6/30/17

Beauty, Fashion

I have been 23 for a week! I am back home for my grandparent’s 57th anniversary and the 4th of July holiday weekend. I hope you have a great weekend full of fireworks and amazing barbecue!

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