Matte Flirty & Curls

Hey luvs!

Today I’ve got a super cute and flirtatious combination to share with you all. Take a look at these gorgeous curls and sultry lip color!


There’s obviously no secret that I am definitely ready for fall. I’ve been itching to start moving into darker lips and this beautiful bergundy color by Milani called Matte Flirty is a perfect shade to help me transition into the new season. 

I have a growing collection of Milani’s matte lipsticks because they are so awesome. The application is nice and smooth and the colors are everything. The only thing that could make me love them more is if they didn’t kiss off. 

As for these great curls. I used my OGX Beauty Quenching Coconut Curls Hair Butter, my go-to for a juicy defined twist out. This stuff NEVER fails me.

These two great products helped my achieve this fabulous flirty look! 

XOXO

~TJ

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Creative Twisted Updo

Happy Friday luvs!

Well, my creative styling has continued pretty much all week which has been super exciting for me. I truly have missed using my signature Twist, Pull & Pin technique to create some really unique styles. 

Today I want to share my favorite look from this week. 

I adore this creative twisted updo style. The volume and dimension provided by the chunky twists along with my hair color really set this style off.  Of course I have a tutorial! If you’re interested in seeing the step by step check out the quick video here.
Have a great weekend!

XOXO,

~TJ

Jumbo Flat Twists

Hey luvs! 

Now that my hair is getting thicker and is restoring nicely from my color damage I’m excited to be able to get back to some creative twisted updo styling. 

I had envisioned a jumbo flat twist style this weekend and tried to bring it to life yesterday. I can’t say that I was a complete success, but I was very happy with the outcome. It was really tough getting shots that captured the style but I did my best!


If you’d like to see the DIY tutorial for this style just click here

That’s it for now! 


XOXO,

~TJ

Hubby’s Birthday

Happy Monday luvs!

So this past Saturday was my hubby’s 32nd Birthday. His birthday always reminds me of the fact that I’m older than he is (3 years older). I’m totally ok with that, obviously, but it’s still a reminder. I just wanted to share some pics with you guys from Saturday.

Zavien decided that he wanted to make his dad a lion mask, which I thought was totally appropriate since it is Leo season.  He loved it of course.


After breakfast they went shopping for baseball gear. My Za Baby is starting his first sport (Ahh!) and David is assistant coaching. While they were out Zakai and held down the fort until his nap time at which point I decided to go get my life together. I wanted to do a pretty/girly look for the day that so could easily transition to night time since I made dinner plans for us that evening.

I decided on a subtle smokey eye, plum lips and a high pin curl bun.

After lunch time I surprised him with some Oreo cheesecake bites that he had been eying on Facebook. They turned out to be pretty tasty.


We just hung out the rest of the day until it was time for dinner. I deepened up my smokey eye a bit went for a softer lip and was all set.


I forgot to get a good picture of it but that diamond cross necklace he has on is what I got him. He loved it.

We enjoyed dinner at one of our favorite seafood restaurants, Marrieta Fish Market and called it a night.

That’s about it. Another year in the books for hubby. I thank God for him every day.

Until tomorrow luvs 😘

XOXO

~TJ

Turquoise & Yellow Makeup

Good morning luvs!

Summer hasn’t quite left us yet so I decided to take advantage of the season earlier this week with a super vibrant turquoise and yellow makeup look. 


The headliners for this look is my Wicked Lippie by NYX in the color Scandalous, and my BH Cosmetics Second Edition 120 Color Eyeshadow Pallet.



Interested in the step by step? Just click here.

Have a great day!

XOXO,

TJ

August curlBOX Review & Demo

Hey luvs!

As usual I was so excited about recieving my August curlBOX. Every month they seem to level up, which is just crazy! They definitely did not dissapoint this month. The August curlBOX was filled with the Curls Blue Berry Bliss products. Yasss!!


I was getting ready to purchase this line for myself but curlBOX came to the rescue. I decided to dive into this box today and achieved this beautiful defined twist out that was full of texture


Want to see my full review and demo? Click here.

That’s it for now.

XOXO,

~TJ

Argan Oil Wash & Go

Happy Friday luvs!

I just wanted to share the deets on a wash and go I did earlier this week that was everything! Here are the products I used.


Seriously, I discovered a new way to obtain a bomb wash and go using these products but the star of the show was definitely this product right here.


The original leave-in conditioner by Cantu has been a staple of mine since the very beginning of my hair journey so when so saw this Argan oil version, I had to try it.  I am so glad so did. Look at this hair!

So in love with this hair. If you want all the deets on how I achieved this wash and go, click here


Have a great weekend!

XOXO

~TJ