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June, Instagrammed

Jul 2, 2015

Oh hi, second half of 2015! If you're like me, you're wondering where the first half of the year went. Time flies when you're having fun (and working and traveling and blogging and planning a wedding!). Captions read clockwise, starting in upper left. Follow along on Instagram, @wtfab1.

 Fun goodie box from the Tieks gals!
The cast of Entourage stopped by Google.
 Breakfast in bed at the happiest place on earth = happiest breakfast on earth.
Riding the Matterhorn.
After the World of Color show.
Feeling magical at Disneyland.
 Got a facial and makeup done at Beauty Balm while I was in LA.
Beauty Balm's gorgeous decor.
Playing with my new Tieks! Silver Screen and Nude Lace.
 Finally saw Book of Mormon! Hello.
LA vibes.
Juice cleanse to kick off my wedding diet (for like, the third time this year).
 My aunt designed the most gorgeous, delicious cake for my bridal shower! <3
"Showered" with pretty little things. ;)
 Shimmery goodness for summer.
Wedding hair trial!
A little bit of Monday sparkle.
Delicious Verve coffee in Santa Cruz.
 Welcomed to North Carolina with a rainbow!
That Southern heat.
Hush puppies and other eats.
 Citrus bridesmaid dresses for my cousin's wedding.
Bridesmaid flowers.
Playing in the UNC Botanical Gardens before the ceremony.
The bride's beautiful dress.
Cousins bachelorette selfie! Had such a fun family weekend with these gals.
Brunch with the fam.
Summer in a bag, thanks to Hipanema.
 Getting my fitness on.

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Bridesmaid Makeup

Jun 30, 2015

I spent this past weekend in North Carolina for my beautiful cousin's wedding. It was such a fun-filled weekend and I'm missing all the family time already! I was honored to be a bridesmaid, and I brought along my new EcoTools hair and makeup brushes to keep my bridesmaid look on point. For this summery, colorful wedding, I drew inspiration and makeup ideas from EcoTool's Looks You Love series, and created a shimmery, summer glow look.


To prep my hair before the hair stylist started working with it, I used the detangler and volumizing hair brushes.


Highlighting, contouring, and bronzing are my favorite makeup tricks for adding some shape to my very round face. I used the stippling brush to apply foundation and added highlighter and contour powder as well as some color to my cheeks with the tapered blush brush. The angled kabuki brush is quite possibly the softest thing I've ever felt, and I used it to apply a light finishing powder on my face.


[above] I added some bronze eyeshadow with these eye enhancing brushes. [below] The bridesmaid dresses were a citrus color scheme, and I love how the look turned out! Such happy, fun colors that all looked great together.


Bride/bridesmaid selfie before the wedding! We had so much fun getting dolled up together!


Thank you to EcoTools for sponsoring this post and helping me look great on my cousin's wedding day!

4 Summer Styles You Need

Jun 29, 2015

Today I'm sharing a fun little video I shot with Mode Media in collaboration with a few other bloggers! It's all about summer style and transitioning your look from spring to the new season. Happy summer styling!


#ProudtoLove

Jun 26, 2015


Today our country woke up to amazing news! So happy to witness this historical day. #LoveWins!

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