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How Well Do You Know Your Skin Color?

How well do you know your skin color? It’s true: skin color is not taboo over here. My family is a glorious range of black and brown. But despite loving it, embracing it and calling it beautiful, I still don’t know much about my skin. I was invited by Sephora inside JCPenney to try their innovative method of analyzing skin tones and helping busy moms find our perfect color match.

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Learning To Look At Hard Work Again

Thank you to the California Strawberry Commission for showing us the beauty of farming, allowing us to share our stories and for sponsoring this post. I remember walking into the freezer area in the back of my grandfather’s corner market and standing next to the whole pigs that dangled by their feet from huge, silver hooks attached to the ceiling. I was 7-years-old, yet I knew that they represented hours

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My Summer Beauty Routine is Getting a Facelift

Summa time is coming!!! I am so excited! Between the casual mornings with my babies, beach days with friends and the occasional girls’ night out, summer is a time to catch up on all the little things that make us happy. And lately, I’ve been thinking about freshening up my summer beauty routine and doing more things for me. Listen amigas, I’m not getting any younger. Technically a Millenial, sometimes Mom

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6 Types of Friends Every Woman Needs

About a year ago, while attending my mom’s group, a speaker took the stage and shared incredible wisdom that has changed the way I look at women and friendship ever since. She explored the various types of mom friends every woman needs by way of a chocolate chip cookie analogy. Did she just say a cookie? Ya, I was surprised too. But her words were so simple, so easy to

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2017 #WeAllGrow Storytellers with Disney Princess (Video)

This post is sponsored by Disney. All opinions are my own. A few months ago, I submitted a pitch to #WeAllGrow Latina Network for the annual Storytellers event, which concludes their Summit for Latina bloggers and digital creators. This year, the event sponsor was Disney Princess and I just knew that their #DreamBigPrincess vision was the perfect opportunity for me to push my boundaries. I love this initiative so much;

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40 Aspirations Before 40 Years of Life

Its been a few years since a friend turned 40-years-old and celebrated the milestone on Facebook with some wise words. For starters, I had no idea she was that much older than me. Her persona is nothing that I expected the age to represent; on-trend, still-evolving, a child the same age as mine… and totally at peace with who she had become in four decades. Her life was enigmatic, full

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