Sonrisa Recap: May 2015

[Releasing balloons for Mother’s Day in honor of mi Abuelia] May has been a pretty tough month. After having lost my grandmother, it’s been difficult for me to find the beauty in my surroundings. Most of my photos from the last month are of family. Plus whatever I have begun to take in Dallas. I’m […]

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Sh*t Girls With Fine, Curly Hair Say

If you have fine curly hair, the struggle to achieve volume iis so real!

I did my very first collab video on YouTube and this was probably the most fun I have ever had filming for you all. As I have mentioned in many of my videos as well as blog posts, I have fine hair. While most people believe I have very thick and voluminous hair, the lengths […]

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Summer Hairstyles To Keep You Cool

It has been getting way too hot lately and sometimes our big curly hair can make it feel hotter than it actually is. Here are 4 quick and easy styles to wear on your naturally curly hair that will stay up and out of your face and neck area to keep you feeling cool, calm and […]

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Choose Skin Health: Summer Skin Care Tips

The importance of using sunscreen this summer.

I have been avoiding the sun as much as I possibly can. Why? Well, it all started when I came across a Ryan Seacrest interview with Jennifer Lopez on how she stays looking flawless even in her mid-40s. Her secret is simple… She stays out of the sun! She uses bronzers and self-tanners to get […]

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Sonrisa Recap: April 2015

[Snowball Season in the Big Easy – Pineapple from Pandora’s] The warmer weather has made itself present here in NOLA but I don’t mind it one bit. Winter was mean and I’m glad to feel the warmth of the sun again. I have had a hard time adjusting to my post conference lifestyle. I miss […]

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Rake and Shake Styling Technique

Learn how to do the rake and shake method to get soft and defined curls!

If your curls are crunchy and you are looking to get a soft touchable hold without losing definition, you might want to try the Rake and Shake Method. It’s one of my favorite styling techniques to get my best curls. This method was created by Ouidad and I have collaborated with to show you […]

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