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Fashion

2017 Fashion Must Haves List!!!!

Welcome to the Annual Fashion must haves list. On this list I will be featuring the hottest lip colors, clothing and Jewelry pieces for this year. I’ll be featuring brands like NET-A-PORTER, Neiman Marcu,  Tom Ford, and much more. Let’s get started!!

 

Here is my list:

DETAILS

TOM FORD Large Bronzing Powder DetailsTOM FORD Bronzing Powder features a silky, lightweight texture with an exclusively formulated mineral blend of sunstone, amber and black tourmaline crystals combined with unique pigments to flawlessly highlight your skin’s natural radiance. Presented in an ivory- and gold-colored compact. Also available in clutch size. Remote private islands where summer lasts all year and one day seamlessly blends into the next inspire the TOM FORD Soleil Collection,

Available Colors: TERRA ,BRONZE AGE ,GOLD DUST

Buy Now: Shopstyle.com

 

Available Colors: gold

DETAILSRay-Ban’s round-frame sunglasses have been crafted in Italy from polished gold-tone metal – the slim frame keeps the distinctive dark-green lenses in focus. They’re particularly flattering on square face shapes, and have cushioned nose pads for a comfortable fit.

Buy Now: Shopstyle.com

 

 

Brown bracelet with gold anchor charm:

 

Cord bracelet with a gold plated anchor charm. The cord is dark brown and made of wax and the charm is gold plated (14k). The bracelet come with an extension so it is adjustable. You can request a different cord color from the colors shown in the last picture. Clasp closure.

The bracelet is 6 1/2″ (16cm) long plus a 1 1/2″ (4cm) extension. If you would like a different length let us know and we will make it for you.

This anchor bracelet is minimalist and combines antique design, soft touch, and casual materials, blending into an elegant simplicity.

This bracelet is great as a gift for a woman or a girl.
All of our jewelry comes wrapped and ready for gift giving!

What to Buy:http://shaniandadi.com/

 

 

 

Gold starfish bracelet, brown cord:

Starfish bracelet – cord bracelet with a gold plated starfish charm. The cord is dark brown and made of waxed cotton and the charm is 14k gold plated. The bracelet come with an extension so it is adjustable. You can request a different cord color from the colors shown in the last picture.
Closure: clasp

The bracelet is 6 1/2″ (16cm) long plus a 1 1/2″ (4cm) extension. If you would like a different length, write your length request at checkout.

It is great as a gift for a woman or a girl.
All of our jewelry comes wrapped and ready for gift giving!

 

10 dollar deal:http://shaniandadi.com

 

 

 

Silver triangle pendant chain necklace:

 

Triangle necklace – minimalist necklace with a nickel chain and dangling silver plated triangle pendant.

The necklace is 22 inches long plus a 1 1/2 inch extension, with a clasp closure.

The necklace is great as a gift for a woman or a girl.
All of our jewelry comes wrapped and ready for gift giving!

 

Gift for you on a budget:http://shaniandadi.com

 

 

 

FLORAL NECK TIE DRESS

Available Colors: White/Red
Available Sizes: S ,M ,L

DETAILSA ladylike flora re:named dress with ties at the banded neckline. Ruffles trim the partial button placket. 3/4 sleeves. Hidden back zip. Lined skirt.

  • Fabric: Plain weave.
  • 100% rayon.
  • Dry clean.
  • Imported, China.
  • Measurements
  • Length: 31.5in / 80cm, from shoulder
  • Measurements from size S

A dress for Lunch: Shopstyle.com

 

MAJORELLE SALSA DRESS

 

 

Available Colors: Multi Floral
Available Sizes: XS ,S ,M ,L
DETAILSMAJORELLE Salsa Dress

  • Self: 100% polyLining: 97% poly 3% spandex
  • Hand wash cold
  • Fully lined
  • Ruffle trim
  • Hidden back zipper closure.

Spring is me calienta:Shopstyle.com

 

 

AMANDA UPRICHARD KENDALL VELVET SLIP DRESS from shopbop.com

 

 

Available Colors: Blush
Available Sizes: P ,S ,M ,L

DETAILSA velvet Amanda Uprichard slip dress with slim shoulder straps and a deep V neckline. Lined.

  • Fabric: Velvet.
  • Shell: 82% rayon/18% silk.
  • Lining: 100% polyester.
  • Dry clean.
  • Made in the USA.
  • Measurements
  • Length: 33in / 84cm, from shoulder
  • Measurements from size S

Shop for Blush:Shopstyle.com

 

STYLEKEEPERS RUFFLE ONE SHOULDER TOP  from shopbop.com

Available Colors: Blue Stripe ,White
Available Sizes: M ,L

DETAILSQuilted ruffles detail the one-shoulder neckline of this pinstriped STYLEKEEPERS top. Hidden side zip. Lined.

  • Fabric: Plain weave.
  • 100% polyester.
  • Wash cold or dry clean.
  • Imported, China.
  • Measurements
  • Length: 22in / 56cm, from shoulder
  • Measurements from size S

Off the shoulder tops are  in: Shopstyle.com

 

 

RED CARTER MONROE DRESS by Red Carter

Available Colors: Black ,Chambray
Available Sizes: XS ,S ,M ,L

DETAILSA Red Carter off-shoulder cover-up, trimmed with floral lace at the hem. Smocked elastic neckline. Long sleeves and smocked elastic cuffs. Lined.

  • Fabric: Poplin.
  • 100% cotton.
  • Dry clean.
  • Imported, India.
  • Measurements
  • Length: 27.25in / 69cm, from center back
  • Measurements from size S

 

Color me for Spring: Shopstyle.com

 

 

SOLE SOCIETY ATHENIA FAUX LEATHER SATCHEL – IVORY by Sole Society

 

Available Colors: Ivory
Available Sizes: One Size

DETAILSA clean, crisp silhouette heightens the polished modern style of a structured faux leather satchel that has the look of a much more expensive bag. Brand: SOLE SOCIETY. Style Name:Sole Society Athenia Faux Leather Satchel.

Hand Bag Society:Shopstyle.com

 

 

 

CHARLOTTE TILBURY ‘K.I.S.S.I.N.G’ LIPSTICK by Charlotte Tilbury

 

 

Available Colors: Beige ,Burgundy ,Pink ,Purple ,Red
Available Sizes: One Size

DETAILSWhat it is: K.I.S.S.I.N.G is Charlotte’s signature range of lipsticks curated with modern and classic icons in mind. It is a capsule color wardrobe, with colors ranging from backstage nudes to red-carpet reds, made to suit any skin tone. What it does: The lipsticks are enriched with the antioxidant Lipstick Tree, a breakthrough, secret ingredient that naturally protects lips from UV damage, leaving them cashmere-soft and irresistible. The lipsticks are also blended with special waxes and clever light-diffusing pigments to bring you full-bodied, ultra-brilliant lips. How to use: You can get multiple looks from your lipstick using multiple techniques. For the day, always use a matching lip liner for naturally defined lips. Apply the lipstick straight from the bullet for a quick, easy lipstick slick. For more precision, apply using a lip brush. To glam it up for evening, layer with a lip lacquer. Brand: Charlotte Tilbury.

 

Love Me with Beige: Shopstyle.com

 

 

 

URBAN DECAY ‘NAKED’ PALETTE – NAKED PALETTE

 

 

 

Available Colors: Black
Available Sizes: One Size

DETAILSLoaded with 12 bronze-hued eyeshadows in an insane range of textures including matte, satin, shimmer and sparkle, the Naked Palette by Urban Decay proves that neutral is anything but boring. From the palest champagne to the grittiest gunmetal, it’s all here. Every shade features the brand’s Pigment Infusion System, a vehicle for color that holds tightly to pigment and gives the formula its glide. The proprietary blend of ingredients allows color to weave itself through the eyeshadow formula for insane color payout-sparkle that doesn’t fall, color that stays on your lids and a velvety, suede-like smoothness and blendability. The shades are housed in a chocolaty velvet case emblazoned with the word Naked in gold foil lettering. The palette also includes a professional-quality, cruelty-free double-ended shadow/blending brush.Shades include:- Virgin (cool pale beige shimmer)- Sin (champagne shimmer)- Naked (nude matte)- Sidecar (beige shimmer with silver micro-glitter)- Buck (fawn brown matte)- Half Baked (golden bronze shimmer)- Smog (deep coppery bronze shimmer)- Darkhorse (deep mocha shimmer)- Toasted (antiqued copper penny shimmer)- Hustle (plum-brown satin)- Creep (onyx shimmer with gold sparkle)- Gunmetal (dark metallic gray shimmer with silver micro-glitter) Brand: URBAN DECAY. Style Name:Urban Decay ‘Naked’ Palette.

 

Makeup my Face:Shopstyle.com

 

 

WOMEN’S JEFFREY CAMPBELL ‘CORS’ SUEDE PEEP TOE BOOTIE

 

Available Colors: Beige ,Black
Available Sizes: 5 M ,5.5 M ,6 M ,6.5 M ,7 M ,7.5 M ,8 M ,8.5 M ,9 M ,9.5 M ,10 M ,11 M

DETAILSA sturdy stacked heel lifts a buttery-soft suede bootie cinched with corset-style laces for a vintage-yet-modern look. Brand: JEFFREY CAMPBELL. Style Name:Jeffrey Campbell ‘Cors’ Suede Peep Toe Bootie (Women).

 

For Shoe lovers: Shopstyle.com

 

 

The Last  item on our list is none other than Christian Louboutin!!

 

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN SO KATE PATENT 120MM RED SOLE PUMP, NUDE

 

 

Available Colors: NUDE
Available Sizes: 39 EU (9B US) ,35.5 EU (5.5B US) ,38.5 EU (8.5B US) ,41 EU (11B US) ,38 EU (8B US) ,40 EU (10B US) ,37 EU (7B US) ,40.5 EU(10.5B US) ,35 EU (5B US) ,36.5 EU (6.5B US) ,37.5 EU (7.5B US) ,39.5 EU (9.5B US) ,36 EU (6B US)

DETAILSChristian Louboutin patent leather pump. 4.8″ covered stiletto heel. Pointed toe. Low-cut vamp. Leather lining and footbed. Signature red leather sole. “So Kate” is made in Italy.

 

 

I’m no average lady who shops:Shopstyle.com

 

 

 

Yes!!! I hope you enjoyed this list and let me know in the comments if you want to be feature something that you like specifically.

 

 

As always!
Xoxo Graphics
Danna

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Spring Homemade Cake Jars by Lola’s Place

In honor of the season of butterflies, I have the perfect dessert that will blow your mind. Here at True Vivant I love to write about lifestyle products, but nothing beats eating sweet treats. This is not my first time trying jars cake, but this time the cakes are flawless. Let’s get started! Please watch me try these  cakes in my video below. Here is my description of the cakes and ingredients.

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Products Featured:
Cinnamon Swirl
Orange Cinnamon Poppyseed

 

Cinnamon Swirl:

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The Cinnamon Swirl was the first jar that I tried and let’s just say the jar was empty within 3 minutes. I am not exaggerating, the fresh cinnamon essence is amazing and the cake was very light for being in a jar. Since Lola made the cake so moist, I was able to taste ever ingredient. The fresh cranberries, apples, carrot, and the fresh citrus told me that spring was coming. P.S. Let me clarify why the cake finished that quick. My siblings were able to sample the jar cake and they were the ones who finished it! Even, my sister who is seriously not a jar cake person, was apart of the buffet celebration.

 

Here is the secret recipe for the Cinnamon Swirl Jar Cake:

Enriched flour, Wheat flour, Sugar, Canola Oil, Butter, Salt, Eggs, 1% Milk, Lowfat sour cream, Vanilla extract, Pecans, Poppyseeds, Baking soda, Cranberries, Apples, Carrots, Cherries, Orange or Lemon Juice and Zest, Milk Semi Sweet or White Chocolate, Caramel, Ginger, Nutmeg, Cinnamon Allspice, and Corrander.

Moving on!

 

 

Orange Cinnamon Poppyseed:

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I like to call this the morning cake! Thankfully since the cake has  poppyseeds, my siblings kept their hands off and the cake was all mine. Ok, just like the Cinnamon  Swirl the cake was very moist and even though poppyseeds are not my favorite, but I’ve grown to love it. The orange poppyseed cake should be the face of spring time. Honestly the amount of citrus essence and spices is so comforting. By the way, this cake contains so much vegetables and fruits that it’s hard to believe how delicious health can be. Note: The poppyseeds are not that big, so you don’t have to worry about big chucks.

Here is the secret recipe for the Orange Cinnamon Poppyseed Jar Cake:

Enriched flour, Wheat flour, Sugar, Canola Oil, Butter, Salt, Eggs, 1% Milk, Lowfat sour cream, Vanilla extract, Pecans, Poppyseeds, Baking soda, Cranberries, Apples, Carrots, Coconut, Cherries, Orange or Lemon Juice and Zest, Milk Semi Sweet  Chocolate, Caramel, Ginger, Nutmeg, Cinnamon Allspice, and Corrander.

 

 

Here is my full video review featuring Lola’s Cakes:

 

To purchase more of these products visit : lolasplace9.etsy.com to see all of the sweet treats or elementalmydear.etsy.com for priceless keepsakes.

 

 

XoXo,

Danna

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Beauty

Beauty Doesn’t Have A Hair Type: Born Beautiful Hair Products

Natural hair is a word used when a woman is  letting her hair grow out without chemicals. This expression was not always popular until women made their voices known to society, when it came to them changing their hair just to fit in.  For years, this has been one of the biggest grievance to African American women who are looked at with judgement for rocking their curls. Along with being questioned if their hair is actually growing out of their own heads. By the way, African American women are not the only ones going through this struggle.

Many ethnic women who have natural red hair, loose curls, and short hair are being forced to either change their natural hair color or add hair extensions. This must change and this is why Born Beautiful hair line is also breaking down those walls for all women. For example, I have thick hair and my sister has a looser hair texture, but this didn’t stop the product from working on our hair.

 

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Here are the products featured in this article:
Fabulous Mango Butter Hair Whip
Dreamy Shea Butter Hair Whip – Lemongrass
Dreamy Shea Butter Hair Whip -Cherry Pop

 

 

 

 

1.Fabulous Mango Butter Hair Whip:

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The first hair whip that were going to talk about is the Fabulous Mango Butter! This hair butter reminds me of the island where I came from 12 years ago. I was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands so tropical scents just awakens my memory. Now back to the product, the texture of the whip feels like whip cream. I know it thick, but it just glides so gracefully. You will see the texture in the video below.

This amazing 3 butter blend uses Mango Butter, Olive Butter, and Capuacu Butter, a great emollient that possess high water absorption capabilities. It also contains the wonderful Jamaican Black Castor Oil to help with the regrowth of thinning hair and to promote hair growth. This butter is packed with goodies; It has Avocado Oil which works wonders for dry hair, and Jojoba Oil & Sweet Almond Oil for moisture and shine. But that’s not all – this butter also contains two amazing exotic oils, Kukui and Babassu, which are great moisturizers. It is also packed with with beneficial Essential Oils to provide health to natural hair.

 

 

2.Dreamy Shea Butter Hair Whip – Lemongrass

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Out of the three products, the lemongrass hair whip is my favorite! Because the scent is very earthy and not too offensive. Have you ever smelled Lemongrass oil? Then this is the scent and the texture is just like a thick whip, which makes doing my hair more easier. Even though this is just a 4 oz jar, you only need a little bit since the consistency provides adequate moisture. In the video, I used the Lemongrass whip in my edges.

 

Active Ingredients you should know about:

Shea Butter, Jamaican Black Castor Oil, Baobab Oil, Argan Oil, Jojoba Oil, Coconut Oil, Aloe Vera gel, Vegetable Glycerin, Vitamin E, Rosemary Essential Oil, Lavender Essential Oil, Cedarwood Essential Oil, Thyme Essential Oil, & Fragrance.

 

 

3.Dreamy Shea Butter Hair Whip -Cherry Pop

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The final edition to this trio is the Cherry Pop hair whip. If you’re having a bad hair day then this hair whip is the one for you. The consistency is perfect for the stubborn knots and helps to detangle the hair better. You will be seeing this product in the video, because my hair just won’t give up and I need more than a dime size. The cherry scent is not offensive to me, but if you don’t care for this scent, there is more scents to satisfy you. Also, you can uses these products on your skin too! Talk about luck.

 

Dreaming of soft silky hair and skin, well we are here to answer your dreams with our Dreamy Shea Butter Hair Whips, made with 100% unrefined Shea Butter. This product also has Argon Oil for softer, silkier, and shinier hair. With Coconut Oil, Jamaican Black Castor Oil, Jojoba Oil, and the famous Baobab Oil from Africa. It also contains the great benefits of Aloe Vera gel and wonderful essential oils used to promote hair growth: Thyme Essential Oil, Rosemary Essential Oil, Lavender Essential Oil, and Cedarwood Essential Oil.

Use this butter as a sealant, styling cream, and/or skin moisturizer that works wonders.

 

Here is a video of me demonstrating how to create a cronrow crown with Born Beautiful Hair Products:

Here is the finished product for my Tutorial:

 

To purchase more of these products visit : bornbeautiful2.com and https://www.etsy.com/shop/BornBeautifulProductto to see all of the organic hair products and more!

 

XoXo,

Danna

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Beauty, Fashion

Budget Meets Fabulous: Aromatherapy Jewelry!!!

Welcome back to our Budget Meets Fabulous series! In this series, I love to talk about affordable one of a kind products that will my burn a whole in your pocket. The product we featured in our last post, was a pair a double hooped  earrings, but this time the priceless gem on our radar is Versatile Cage style Locket for Aromatherapy. This genuine locket necklace is more than just a fashion accessory. The intricate detail on the locket is proof enough that this clearly a spiritual necklace that will  not only brings peace, but comfort. This Cage style necklace is under 20 dollars!! Just by looking at it you would swear it was 30 dollars. Let’s get started!

 

Here is a photo of the actual necklace:

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Here is a video of me show you the necklace in real time:

 

Here is a  Description of the Necklace: Versatile Cage style Locket for Aromatherapy OR Musical Angel Caller /

A small oval, silver or antique-silver finish, flower filigree locket, known in China as a “Magic Music Box” and in Mexico, known as a “Harmony Bola” or “Angel Caller.” This oval pendant is approximately 1/2 inch x 3/4 inch with a 12mm inside dimension. It is made of copper/brass with a silver coating. It comes with a black lava stone bead for essential oils. You choose the color of pearl it hangs from.

– To use for aromatherapy, place a drop of essential oil on the included lava stone bead and put it in the locket. The oils diffuse over time, giving you a gentle aromatic experience as the volatile elements of the oil are slowly released through the openings in the design of the locket.

– When used with a harmony ball, a musical, chiming sound is made when you move. When worn during pregnancy, the ball housed inside the locket makes a gentle chiming sound when the woman moves, soothing the baby. Many women enjoy wearing the locket with the harmony ball when not pregnant – the sound is very soothing and enjoyable.

Look for harmony chime balls under “Extras.” THIS LOCKET WILL ONLY FIT THE 12MM SIZE BALL (Please note that due to the small size of this chime ball, it does not make a lot of sound)

These lockets can also be used as prayer or wish boxes. Just write your prayer or wish on a small piece of paper and tuck it into the locket to carry close to your heart.

This locket is also available without a pearl in a separate listing: https://www.etsy.com/listing/250069877/magic-music-box-cage-locket-small-oval?ref=shop_home_active_3

 

To purchase  more of these products visit : www.etsy.com/shop/SensationsJewelry to purchase more of  these enchanting jewelry pieces.

 

 

XoXo,

Danna

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Beauty, Lifestyle

Fabulous on a Budget: Naturally Bello Skin

During this drastic weather change, I must admit that my skin and hair has been through a lot. This is why I made it my business to find more hydrating hair and skin products that we can use daily. If you’ve been following my blog and Youtube channel you will see me in action! I love trying  new products and sharing with you only natural products, because my skin is very sensitive. If you have sensitive skin or suffer from eczema, then I have the perfect product line up for you.

Some of these products are made with Shea Butter which is great for dry skin and eczema. Ok, I don’t want to keep you waiting for long. On my search for beauty products, I found a skin care company called Naturally Bello Skin. This company specializes in making products to fulfill multi-purpose use. Let’s get started!

 

Products Featured:
Hair Oil
Lavender Skin and Hair Lotion
Peppermint Skin and Hair Lotion

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1.Hair Oil:

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Can I be honest? This hair oil is a God send! I have natural hair so the dry air is so damaging to my scalp. I usually don’t have dandruff, but my hair feels like dry hay sometimes.  This hair oil has natural products to stimulate growth and let’s talk about the menthol’s from the peppermint oil that eases my itchy scalp, instead of me taking a comb to it. I know I’m not the only one who utilizes, the magic of a comb to cure itchiness. The Naturally Bello’s hair oil is perfect for all hair types, so put all the worries about if the oil will work for your hair type away.

 

Naturally Bello’s hair oil is made with 100% natural ingredients. It is used to moisturize scalp and add moisture to the rest of your hair. The hair oil can be used to revive natural hair from dry and brittleness.

The ingredients are:
BLACK JAMAICAN CASTOR OIL
GRAPESEED OIL
PEPPERMINT OIL
ALMOND OIL
EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
VITAMIN E

Each ingredient has a special role in aiding beauty and strength to your hair.

 

 

2.Lavender Skin and Hair Lotion and Peppermint Skin and Hair Lotion:

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In the beginning, I talked about dry skin and eczema, so these two jars is our golden ticket to FINALLY getting some relief. The first skin and hair lotion is the Lavender scented shea butter. The Lavender shea butter is very soothing for even the driest skin and hair. Let’s just say after using this lotion, all you have to do is live. No more doing hair to regain moisture or having to constantly reapply lotion.

 

The Peppermint scented shea butter is the cool and relaxing side of the sea shore. This is the remedy for itchy eczema rashes. Natural Shea Butter is know for healing eczema and the natural peppermint combination will eases the temptation of itching those stubborn eczema patches. I use this hair and skin lotion every day, so I’m a strong believer is natural remedies that works and I love that Naturally Bello Skin understands the struggle. P.S. All of these products are under 10 dollars. What are you waiting for?

 

All 100% natural handmade product with ingredients that helps aid the skins beauty. You will find your skin feeling absolutely and amazingly soft. You only need a little dab on your skin and it will feel completely moisturized and will last all day.

The ingredients include:

Organic Coconut Oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Shea Butter
100% Almond Oil
100% Jojoba Oil
100% Avocado Oil
100% Tea Tree Oil
Apple Cider Vinegar (a touch)

My fragrances include 100% Lavender Oil or 100% Peppermint Oil (I also sell without a fragrance)

Here is my tutorial video for Naturally Bello Skin products:

 

To purchase more of these products visit :https://www.etsy.com/shop/NaturallyBelloSkin to see more their amazing product.

 

XoXo,

Danna