Aveda Giveaway

Happy New Year! I want to start the new year off with an exciting giveaway to get your focused on great skin and great hair in 2017! Aveda is known for harnessing the power of nature into beauty and hair care products for all ages and skin types. For this giveaway, I am giving one…

Tips for Amazing Skin

One of the questions I get asked the most is how I take care of my skin tips to achieve amazing skin. Using products from the eco friendly skin skin care line Derma E, I will give you my 4 beauty blogger tips for amazing skin. Tip 1: Remove Makeup One of the biggest causes…

Healthy Snack Alternative

Recently, I have been sharing my journey to eating cleaner and being more conscious of the food I put in my body. As a former lover of a juicy hamburger and fries, my initial thoughts on eating clean were bleak, but since then I have discovered so many foods that are not only delicious but…

Cara Delevingne at the New York Premiere of Suicide Squad

The Inspiration: Celebrity Makeup Artist Romy Soleimani wanted the actress, supermodel and Rimmel London Ambassador to look like a movie star and a rockstar – going with dramatic eyes and a bold lip for the premiere. How to Get the Look: SKIN To begin, Romy applied Rimmel London BB Cream in Medium to even out…

Activated Charcoal Toothpaste Is Your Next Beauty Must Have

Curaprox Activated Charcoal Toothpaste I’m sure when you read the title, you were thinking “What is Alea trying next??” Well, that’s what I am here for; to try new beauty products and give you the scoop so that you can become as obsessed as I am. Now, let chat about Curaprox Activated Charcoal Toothpaste. When…

Generation Kind

I am super excited to partner with Compassion Brands to talk about their new line of tees: Generation Kind. Compassion Brands is the first fashion company to launch retail collections that stand up to bullying. The 10 piece collection of super soft cotton tees features positive phrases such as “Born to be Nice”, “Mind Over…

How to Contour the Easy Way

Over the past few years contouring has become the “must know” beauty advice bloggers and brands have been trying to teach us to master. Being the natural beauty advocate I am paired with the fact that there always seemed to be too many “steps” to get a perfect contour, it was something that I never…

Matrix Style Link Review and Giveaway

Let’s talk about Matrix Style Link. The one hair care styling line that answers literally every hair care need possible. Whether you want to wear your hair bone straight, super curly or somewhere in between, there is a Style Link product that can help your style look it’s best. My hair is naturally very curly,…

Easy and Healthy Game Day Snack

With Super Bowl 50 less than a week away, many of us, including me, are planning our gatherings with family and friends to watch the big game! The key to any game day snack option for a big crowd is that it has to be quick to prepare, east to eat and of course delicious….

A Manolo Blahnik Documentary is coming soon

Manolo Blahnik is one of the most influential shoe designers of all time. For over 40 years, Manolo Blahnik’s iconic designs have been worn by women around the world. Manolos, as they are now affectionately referred as, have become a must have for every fashion it girl. Now, Nevision Studios and director Michael Roberts are…

4 tips to #LoveYourCurls this winter season

Calling all curly girls! With the temperature quickly cooling down, you’ll want to look your best and treat your curls with the love and care they deserve. Winter can be stressful on your hair, especially curls, forcing you to make changes in your hair-care routine. Because no two curls are the same, I’ve got Cynthia…

Warm Winter Style

The one time a year that it snows in North Carolina is the perfect winter photo backdrop. The brave this years cold winter wind, I started the look with my Animalerific Hadry turban. The Hadry turban is originally intended to wear to protect your hair at the beach or pool, but its so comfortable and…