Beauty

Why is #NationalLipstickDay so popular?

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Last July 29th, Instagram was flooded with posts celebrating the #NationalLipstickDay. A post shared by COVERGIRL (@covergirl) on Jul 29, 2017 at 7:00am PDT Sure, we can allege that it was created for purely commercial reasons. However, #NationalLipstickDay is celebrated with so much enthusiasm by so many fans (me included), that I would like to talk […]

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Best #Election2016 Instagram posts

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After this crazy #Election2016 (even where I’m from in Puerto Rico), some Instagrammers did their best to make sense of it. That includes the fashion bunch. My everyday styling idol and public speaker @stacylondon cited some #HowardZimm wisdom (and she made me go back to my Master’s years): Compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. RG: @food_by_bri A […]

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This week’s best #fashion and #beauty posts on Instagram

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From hijab inclusivity to new eye palette reveals, these are last week’s best #Instaposts: Blogger HABIBA DA SILVA created a hijab line for all skin tones called SKIN A photo posted by HABIBA DA SILVA (@lifelongpercussion) on Oct 17, 2016 at 10:25am PDT ⠀I want this #Holosexual coat, because we all want to dress in unicorn’s […]

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This week’s best #fashion and #beauty posts on Instagram

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From RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars crowning it’s Season 2 Winner, to 90’s supermodels, here are the best and most stylish posts on Instagram this week: Naomi Campbell reminding us of who are the real #Supermodels on first name basis. #tbt #backindadaze #originalsquad @therealpeterlindbergh @lindaevangelista @cindycrawford @tatjanapatitz @claudiaschiffer @stephanieseymour @helenachristiansen @karenmulder A photo posted by Naomi […]

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Beauty

WatchCut made a 100 years of Beauty video about Puerto Rico

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WatchCut just released a new video on their 100 Years of Beauty series about Puerto Rican beauty. They divided the screen between what they believe are Puerto Rican and Nuyorrican styles since the 1900’s until today. The 1900’s in New York have a Cinderella vibe: The 1920’s look like a little contrasting from one another: […]

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Creative Style

Puerto Rico Comic Con: inclusitivity and creativity at its best

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The Puerto Rico Comic Con had amazing #cosplayers visiting the event. It is not a fashion, but a lifestyle. #thepowerpuffgirls watch us leave safe on Friday night! #prcomiccon2016 @prcomiccon A photo posted by Jey (@paladaiz) on Jun 1, 2016 at 8:21pm PDT It is particularly special for girls and women alike. They dress in characters […]

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Creative Style

Check out all the awesome female cosplayers at the Puerto Rico Comic Con

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I’ve been going to the Puerto Rico Comic Con in the last years and has always admired the women dressed in cosplays related to their favorite fandoms.  Here are a sample of the awesomeness I saw this year: 1. Isn’t she adorable…Wish I could paint flowers on my face like that everyday… 🌹🌷        2. This fairy-like […]

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What is Style Tropicalia?

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The tropics are not perfect, nor they are a paradise… Between the beautiful beaches, amazing fauna and flora, and beautiful rainforests there is unexpected rain (maybe a 5 minute storm), a burning sun, and humidity that never lets your makeup stay in place. The #goodtimes are coming soon! Necklace by @shopbando #StyleTropicalia #gingam A photo […]

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