xoxo-Brosia: October 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013

FALL FACETS

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The facets are back for the F/W season and I am excited to present the new colors to you, they will be available to view and pre-order on Brosia Love this Wednesday, Oct. 30th!  For those of you gals that were lucky enough to get your hands on the July Edition Ruby Love facets, these 2 will knock you off of your feet.   With an exclusive quantity available, take advantage of Wednesday's pre-order opportunity.  

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: What's in my Choies Bag

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I shopped Choies.com for the first time and came up on some super cute finds, unfortunately some of the items did not fit me just right.  Those pieces can be found in my PoshMark Closet, up for grabs!

I've gotten many questions on my hair, I've been wearing a 27-piece weave color #2!  It's really easy to do-- No, I did not film a tutorial or anything on the look (let me know if this is something you'd like to see).
 
I hope you enjoyed this video, feel free to leave your questions!

Friday, October 18, 2013

AN EVENING AT CALYPSO WITH AMBROSIA MALBROUGH

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I hope everyone had a great week, I am seriously enjoying the fall temps here in Arizona!
It's the perfect weather for out door mall shopping!

I will be hosting an Evening at Calypso St Barth in November at Biltmore Fashion Park from 6pm-8pm.  During this time, you'll get a chance to meet me of course ;) and you will also receive a smokin' 20% off of your Calypso St. Barth purchase.  There will be light bites and refreshments available. This will be a fun night of Meeting & Greeting, I hope to see ya there!
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Saturday, October 5th, 5pm - 8pm
Calypso St. Barth: Biltmore Fashion Park 
2505 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ. 85016
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I look forward to shopping with you all!



Thursday, October 10, 2013

THE COLOR RUN

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I am so excited to share The Color Run with you yet again!  I participated earlier this year and had the time of my life, it was totally rewarding to be doused in all of that vibrant color. Run with me this next time around-- if you're not near Tempe, AZ. find your city and get $5 off with the code in the promo above! Happy running :)

Find Your City & Sign up here

Sunday, October 06, 2013

OIL FIGHTER + PORE CLOGGER

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All we knew is that Milk of Magnesia did a darn good job at keeping our oily skin nice and matte throughout the day.  Though I never noticed a horrible break out spell through previous uses,  I'll be honest, I was curious about what MOM was doing to my skin.  A product that kept me matte literally all day long.  Even our best of skin primers let out enough oil to create that dewy affect.  

What is MOM (Milk of Magnesia) 
This is a product geard towards those unruly upset stomach days, only we found a way to make it part of our daily make-up application routine.  I've seen people cringe at the thought of putting this product on the face as a beauty product.

I will no longer be using the product as I've found OC8 Professional Mattifying Gel-- which I absolutely love.  When I introduce you lovlies to a product because I'm currently loving it, it is also my duty to inform you of the problems and effects I have had from it.  MOM may still be your BFF and part of your daily routine, continue use at your own discretion :)  I am not against it, but prefer my skin clear, thanks.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

THE BOUQS

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Flowers are great for brightening up lives.  I ordered a bouquet from the Bouqs to liven up my desk area, and the simply classic arrangement that I selected did exactly that!  When ordering from the Bouqs, you'll notice that each bouquet has a purpose/occasion.  I chose "Taking Care of Business" because that is what I am all about.  If these were not for myself, the categorized flowers would be great to send to someone after you've done work together (i.e. successful event, closed on a house, etc.) you get it, right?


Tuesday, October 01, 2013

BRAID STYLE ON SEMI STRAIGHT HAIR

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You may already know that I straightened my hair for the first time last month.  I wasn't to giddy on the outcome,  truth be told. . . I believe I used way too much heat protectant and I was rather careful with the heat, keeping it at 380.  I actually had more of a blown out look than a flat ironed look.  My hair just felt stiff.  During my time of having straight hair-- when I wasn't wearing wigs I was wearing braid styles.  This style featured in today's blog post had to be my favorite.  Check out my tutorial for the look