Author: Sylvia Bates

3 Tips to Travel Light

3 Tips to Travel Light

Sponsored by Senreve Traveling anywhere, especially abroad, already comes with enough stress as it is. Starting this summer, I want to start traveling light. My goal is to really cut down on things I don’t need (or, things I think I need that I won’t even take out of my […]

Face Mapping 101

Face Mapping 101

Have you guys ever heard of something called face-mapping? I learned about this concept not too long ago and I find it to be so interesting! Basically, it’s a way to decode your skin and figure out what part of your life/diet could be affecting it! Consider it a cheat […]

Currently Obsessed: Hyaluronic Serum

Currently Obsessed: Hyaluronic Serum

When you think about it, the idea of putting anything with the word acid on your face seems kind of crazy! But, as my knowledge of skincare continues to grow, I’ve learned more and more about my skin and what it craves. It’s amazing how many natural acids are found […]

London Calling

London Calling

My first time in London was absolute MAGIC! I honestly don’t know why it took me so long to finally visit. There was something gorgeous and oh-so-charming around every corner and it’s safe to say, I think I’m in love! I can’t tell you why I was in London just […]

2 Minute Smoky Eye

2 Minute Smoky Eye

Happy Monday, everyone! I’m super excited to have a special guest on the blog today, my good friend Ting! You might remember seeing some of her amazing makeup work on the blog (like here and here) and how she helped me create so many different looks back during fashion week […]

How to Double Your Summer Wardrobe

How to Double Your Summer Wardrobe

Okay, hear me out! This summer, try wearing your bathing suit under your normal clothes. For an event a few weeks ago, I paired a scalloped bikini top and a pair of high waisted shorts together and I loved the way it looked! I know I’ve talked about how to […]

5 Tips for the Perfect Airport Look

5 Tips for the Perfect Airport Look

With summer right around the corner and travel on everyone’s minds, it’s time to get that airport look on lock! I always find it hard to get the perfect balance between comfy, cozy and chic but thanks to plenty of trial and error, I think I’ve found it: the perfect […]