LA Beach Outfit

whats up girlies?! 

I'm sitting here (sweaty and in a sports bra), back in NJ, Pinterest-ing and putting off unpacking and cleaning.  So instead of getting my act together, I'd rather pretend I'm still on vacation and share some deets from one of my favorite outfits.

IMG_3829    When it's hot and humid out this top is my go-to, it's from Free People and I have it in 2 colors because I love it so much.

IMG_3826My bikini top is Maaji and this thing is so secure and comfortable! Zero padding but lots of straps means no wardrobe malfunctions in front of the entire children's camp behind me, lol.

To pull the look together I threw on some white shorts, which didn't stay on much longer after this pic was taken.  Mine are Michael Kors but any pair will give the same look. All of my bracelets are from the local shops in town (Udderly Perfect & Nikau Kai) and, of course I have my Ray-Bans on- which are custom so shop this similar pair.

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updates: 

I just wanna say a huge THANK YOU to all of you guys who have been reading and following my blog! I have really been stepping up my game and workin' my booty off and your positive feedback is so appreciated!

I have so many new ideas coming and I cannot wait to share everything with y'all! I've also been super active on my twitter and it's definitely the most interactive social to connect with you honeys so follow me on there!

For all of my NY babes, I'm planning on shooting there soon so please send your location recs my way!

And lastly, I'm planning on investing in a web designer within the next few months so if you have any good recommendations please let me know about them!

Maggie

What I Got For Christmas

Hello and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! Yesterday was Christmas so I filmed and uploaded a “What I Got For Christmas” video. This was highly requested on youtube and these are my favorite videos to watch all year round lol! I am not trying to brag in any way and if this type of video offends you then don’t watch, I have plenty of other videos and blogposts to check out instead!

How to Battle Dry Skin in the Winter

UGH…Now that it’s getting cold outside I can feeeel the moisture getting sucked out of my skin! Naturally, I have really dry skin so the winter can get realll annoying when it comes to skincare. Over the years, I’ve developed some tricks of keeping my skin hydrated all throughout the colder months!IMG_3697.JPG

For your Face:

*Every morning, before doing my makeup, I put on my Cetaphil moisturizer and spray my face with Rosewater. Y’all know how much I love my rosewater and there is no exception in the winter!
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*Before bed, I cover my whole face with coconut oil, I swear by this stuff for dry skin. While your at it, lather this on your lashes to get that extra growth! However, I don’t recommend this for oily skin since it will clog your pores.Screen Shot 2016-11-26 at 2.22.49 AM.png

For your Body:

* It’s not only about the face, you better moisturize your body too, especially when it’s cold and dry out! After my shower, before bed, I put coconut oil on my legs, arms, hands, feet, nails, shoulders etc.

*In the mornings before school I use my all time favorite lotions which are the Fairy Secrets Lotion Candles (I have a whole post on them, they are fabulous)

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Stay hydrated ladies!! Drink lots of water XO

Holiday Gift Guide: Everything Under $100

The holidays are time for giving, and I love gifting presents for the people in my life that I love! To kick off the holiday season, I’ve created the perfect guide for any lady in your life, whether it be your sister, your best friend, your mom, or any other special gal!

Whenever I’m picking out presents for friends or family, I always get them something that I would want myself/that I already have! (those puff-ball shoes have been in my cart for a month now and thanks to the black friday deals I got them in gray 😉 same thing with the joggers and vans lol)

Get my list of different gift ideas all under $100 below:

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My Holy Grail Beauty Products

Using good quality makeup products is SO important! Now look, I’m not saying you can never shop at the drugstore for makeup… I’m just saying that I have noticed a difference in not only makeup application, but in my skin too. For face products I find it more necessary to splurge a little to keep my skin looking fresh. Down below is a list of all my makeup products I swear by, go shop ’em for this holiday season!

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Makeup Brushes: Nanshy Brushes (the eye crease brush is my all time favorite) eye-crease_bristles-294x300eye-crease.jpg

Primer: Rosewater Spray

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Foundation: Too Faced Born This Way

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Concealer: IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye

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Powder: M.A.C. Blot Powder

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Bronzer: Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzer

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Blush: YSL Creme de Blush (discontinued but FLAWLESS… I’ll link some places to get it)8472106846_09f952d114_c.jpg

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Highlight: Make Up For Ever Pro Sculpting Duo in Golden

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Eyeshadow: bareMinerals READY Eyeshadow 2.0 in The Top Shelf 70242-0.jpg

Eyebrows: Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil793537b090438b35ea0d96f047a11989_best.jpg

Eyeliner: Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner

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Mascara: Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

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Lipstick: Nars Satin Lip Pencil in Rikugien

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Lipgloss: Laura Mercier Lip Glace in Bare Pink s1388792-main-Lhero.jpg