Instagram Beauty Trends: 2016

We all know that there are a LOT of beauty trends out there that make us raise our eyebrows and say, “but who would ever wear that???” Well, I was doing some research this past weekend on the latest beauty trends (to stay updated and all that — I have a fear of missing out on new and exciting makeup trends), and I came across a couple that looked good on the models but I just couldn’t decide if the every day woman could pull it off without getting weird looks at the grocery story.

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My goal for this post was to set out and tackle 5 beauty trends of 2016 and wear them for an entire day to see if we really can pull them off. The beauty trends I chose are as follows:

Strobing

Sunset Smokey Eye

Cobalt Blue Eyeliner

Ombre Lips

Red lips : bare face


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4 Reasons Why You Need A Floral Dress.

I am so excited about this post, guys. My dear friend (and engagement/wedding photographer) Michelle agreed to take some pictures of me for Blonde and Ambitious and she never fails to disappoint. Check out her page and book her for your next event.

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This post is all about my newest addition to my closet: The floral dress. And guys…lemme tell you…I would wear it every single day. I’m not even joking. I actually hesitated posting pictures of this shoot on instagram because I literally just posted two pictures in this dress last week. Sigh. The struggle. But seriously. You need this dress in your life. Here’s why. Continue reading

Ankle Boots: 4 Ways to Wear Them.

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First and foremost: I need to give a shoutout to two of my best friends, Jordan and Brooke, for standing outside with me and taking my picture and dressing up in outfits in the freezing cold and generally being two of the most perfect people in the entire world. Now that that is out of the way…

Ankle boots are like a hidden gem of the fashion world. Everyone knows about them. Everyone probably even owns a pair. But learning how to style them is a different matter. I had the most adorable pair of booties sitting in my closet for a solid year and I only wore them one way. Ripped jeans, oversized sweater…thats it. I mean it was TOTALLY cute. It really really was. But lemme tell you, that got old, fast. I got tired of wearing them like that so then I just stopped wearing them. Continue reading