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Monday, October 15, 2018

#FallforDove and Their Dermacare Scalp Products this Season

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Fall brings an extra set of new beauty concerns each year, and for me, it’s a dry scalp. The dry and cooler weather can really do a number on my skin and I’ve decided not to be embarrassed about it anymore. It happens and I’m just thankful I’ve got something to remedy it! I like to add a little extra TLC to my hair routine with the Dove Dermacare line. Choose from:

Dove Dermacare Scalp Dryness & Itch Relief Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, Dove Dermacare Scalp Clean & Fresh Anti-Dandruff 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner, Dove Dermacare Scalp Soothing Moisture Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, and Dove Dermacare Scalp Invigorating Mint Anti-Dandruff 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner.

 

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Monday, October 01, 2018

#TakeANewLook18 at Albertsons

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Welcome fall! And with a new season upon us come new trends and styles. I’m taking this season as an opportunity to #TakeANewLook18 and change things up a little when it comes to my beauty routine by making sure I have my must-have essentials on hand at all times. Hopefully you’ll be inspired too to take a new look at your beauty routine to see how you can get the best out of your life right now.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Score a #PersonalCareWin with Unilever this Season

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I’ve pretty much avoided fall's college football season, but since my boyfriend and I moved in together, my house has become football central on Saturdays! And I must say, I don’t really mind it. Since my SO went to UCLA, the UCLA Bruins are our team. We’ve only gone to a few parties so far this fall but I feel like ours will be the best house parties out of our group of friends. We have a great space to entertain and I just love getting the house all ready for company.

Since I can only take so much viewing of the actual games, I look forward to spending some “me time” by heading over to Target to get my weekly shopping done or I just kick my feet up and shop @ target.com. Yes, girls, take advantage of getting some shopping done! Not only do we get our football food shopping done at Target when it’s our turn to host, but my boyfriend has been super open to me making suggestions in the grooming department.

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Sunday, July 29, 2018

#DryDaysofSummer with Dry Sprays from CVS

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It's been especially hot this summer so for a lot of the weekend days so I've been just wanting to stay home in the AC. However, it's summer and there are a lot of great things to be outside doing like dancing! Every summer in Los Angeles, the city has themed dance nights downtown every other weekend and I just love going. It’s a great way to meet up with different groups of friends I maybe haven’t been in touch with lately.

Last week I did salsa with an old neighbor and his new fiancée and next weekend will be Bollywood from about 8 former coworkers. I like how fun and open the crowd that attends seems to be, the free lessons to remind you of key steps, and the food trucks they have available to keep the crowd hydrated and fed throughout the night. above pic courtesy of grandparkla.org

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Thanks for the Added Confidence Dove! #FreshForSunFun

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I’ve never been one for heights so this year I decided it would be the year for me to get out of my comfort zone and conquer it. You may recall me mentioning in my different social media platforms that I went to Kauai 2 months ago and when my friend and I were looking for activities to do outside, she brought up zip lining. Are you familiar? It’s where you are suspended by a pulley in the air (usually quite high up!) and propelled from one platform to the other, which are usually attached to trees, and you zip from one tree to the other.

It was probably one of the better options to choose to help with my fear or heights as it wasn’t too jarring. We had been really looking forward to doing some awesome outdoor activities on this trip and this was one I really wanted to do.

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Monday, May 14, 2018

#DeoMadeSimple at CVS

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Every time I have to pick up new deodorants at my local CVS, I always think of the same horrifying story of one not working for me. I was 19 years-old and my sister was getting married. I was the maid of honor and the only one in her wedding party as it was a pretty small ceremony. Still, it was my first real dress-up event so I wanted to make it special. Thankfully my sister gave me no specific instructions when it came to what she wanted me to wear. I ended up choosing this metallic navy and purple off-the-shoulder and to-the-knee dress. Looking back at it now, it was a little much but it worked at the time.

One duty that came with the position was to give a small speech at the reception, which I was unaware of, until the day before. So I had to come up with something tasteful, yet cool, and classy. That wasn’t the hard part. For me, speaking in front of more than 5 people at one time was harder and after I got all dressed with the hair and makeup, I started to sweat. Yup, my deodorant failed and it was the worst time for it to happen. I got through the speech no problem but I kept my arms glued to my sides most of the night.

Degree Men Dry Spray
 

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Monday, April 23, 2018

#WorkoutWithoutOdor with Unilever

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As the temps go up, the clothes come off and you want to look good out at the beach or in that cute mini dress. So in the spring, I try and up my workout routine. As much as I’m not a fan of working out, it’s a must for me and this season I decided to try something new, boxing. I’ve only been at it for 6 weeks but it’s fun and what helps in the motivation department is my SO. He is so loyal to his workout regimen all year round, so I look at him to help me stay on track, especially when I borrow his car with the huge trunk. I see his gym bag back there and it also reminds to also stay on track. It’s the little things.

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Monday, April 09, 2018

Dove DermaSeries Repairing Balm 30-Day Challenge Results!

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I’ve been testing the Dove DermaSeries Repairing Balm for the past 30-days and really giving this one a challenge on the dry parts of my body. Most in need were the hands, and two dry spots, one on my ankle and the other on my elbow. Have you been following my updates on Instagram?

What I like about this Dove DermaSeries Repairing Balm is how thick and emollient it is. That’s because of the unique petroleum jelly blend this contains. Regular lotion is fine but this liniment is more for those areas that might not respond enough to a cream and need something a little tougher, so to speak. It’s specifically made for those with dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, and it also a proven itch reliever. #fromblahtodermaspa

 

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Friday, March 09, 2018

Dove DermaSeries Collection

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Getting older can be interesting. Interesting by how my skin is reacting to it. Overall, I think it’s doing well and besides the super dry hands, I have some random dry patches that have pop up. One is on my left elbow and nothing seems to fix it! It literally feels like sandpaper and it sometimes hurts when inside my sleeve rubs on it. Another is on the top of my left big toe. I told you they were random! So I am super excited to try out this new product.

Dove just came out with their Dove DermaSeries Collection available @ target.com, which consists of a Body Lotion, Face Wash, Hand Cream, Face Cream, Body Wash, and the Repairing Balm, which is the one I tried.

 

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Monday, November 13, 2017

#HolidayHairHowTos with CVS

This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own.

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The holidays are pretty much upon us and last minute get-togethers will be common place so I wanted to create a cool hair style for when these crop up. I love that I can get all I need to create any style at my local CVS. Their hair care aisle is bursting with all the latest hair care products from brands you know like TRESemmé®, Suave® and Dove.

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I’ve been wearing my hair in a bun lately but when I make a top knot, the bun part is kind of boring so I found a way to jazz it up with braids and what I call the braided bun. It’s really easy to do!

What you will need for this tutorial:

  • Elastic band
  • Lots of bobby pins
  • Hair spray
  • Dry shampoo

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The key to this style is sleek and polished. The bun itself can be a little disheveled but the rest of the hair should be smooth. I achieved a really smooth finish without being crunchy with TRESemmé TRES TWO Extra Hold Hair Spray. It gives me max control and tames those frizzies beautifully. This is a key product in this tutorial.

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After putting dry hair into a high ponytail, divide the hair in half and make a braid with each side. Before making each braid, spray some dry shampoo along the hair in the ponytail. I like to use Dove Volume & Fullness Dry Shampoo to give strands some grip, which will help hold the braid longer than without.

You don’t have to elastic the ends of each braid since you will be tucking them inside the bun, but you can if you want to.

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Then, wrapping one braid around the middle and then the other, pin with bobby pins as you go around. Make sure you are always holding the ends of the hair as you go around so they don’t become unraveled. Top with more TRESemmé hairspray to seal it all in, and you’re done.  

CVS has some great deals on the TRESemmé and Dove products I used plus others but they won’t last long!

Here are the offers valid from 11/12/17 to 11/18/17 and these are only good with your ExtraBucks® Rewards card:

  • Select Suave Hair Care 2 for $6
  • Select TRESemmé Shampoo, Conditioners & Styles are 2 for $8
  • Select TRESemmé Premium Hair Care products are 2 for $10
  • Buy 1, Get 1 50% off select Dove Hair Care products
  • Get $2 ExtraBucks Rewards when you buy any 2 participating TRESemmé products

 Offers valid from 11/19/17 to 11/25/17 good with your ExtraBucks Rewards card:

  • Select Suave® Hair Care products are 2 for $6
  • Get $4 ExtraBucks Rewards when you buy any 2 participating Suave® Hair Care products

Love a good BOGO? Check these out! Offers valid from 11/26/17 to 12/2/17

  • Buy 1, Get 1 50% OFF WITH CARD Select TRESemmé products.

Offers valid from 12/3/17 to 12/9/17

  • Buy 1, Get 1 50% OFF WITH CARD Select TRESemmé products.
  • 2/$6 WITH CARD Select Suave Hair Care products (excluding Dry Shampoo)

And here is the final simple look. Do you like it? 

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Photos by Kathleen Dimpfl @nycfrog1408

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