The Look for Less: Cult Gaia Ark Bag Under $50

For my inaugural “Look for Less” post I’m sharing dupes for one of the trendiest bags of the summer: the Cult Gaia Ark Bag.  Don’t get me wrong– I’ll splurge for a nice investment piece! But I knew that the Cult Gaia bag was something I would only wear for four days during my vacation, then toss to the back of my closet.  Thats when you turn to the Look

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The Best Buys from Revolve Beauty

It’s been about a month since Revolve Beauty launched their own dedicated page for all things skincare, makeup, haircare, and overall beauty.  If you love beauty but want to -ffwd- perusing over 57 pages of cult products, containing over 200 brands, then I’m here to help you out.  From trendy to indie, high tech and more, shop my #RevolveBeauty picks below. SKINCARE The most important step in any beauty routine

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Lauren Tries Customized Lipstick at the Lip Lab by Bite Beauty

Welcome to my new series “Lauren Tries…“, where I explore new beauty trends, experiences, and all that is hyped.  To kick off the series, I’m trying customized lipsticks at the Lip Lab by Bite Beauty on Larchmont Blvd. in Los Angeles. The Lip Lab by Bite offers two personalized services: Custom or Bespoke.  With Custom you are able to create one lipstick by choosing your shade from over 200 pigments,

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Unboxing Haul + Giveaway! Dior, Givenchy, Julep + More

  Another heatwave, another excuse to stay inside with the AC! Today I’m bringing you a quick little unboxing haul featuring some of the newest products from Dior, Givenchy, Urban Decay, Julep, Dr. Jart+ and more.  In the video you’ll hear my first impressions, and learn about two exciting new giveaways (hint: you can find them on my Instagram).    

The Future of Younger Looking Skin

As someone who has always been interested in finding out about new beauty treatments (and as someone who’s age is slowly creeping closer to 30), I wanted to dive into the technology of younger looking skin and explore the various options out there.  Theres nothing wrong with wanting to fight back against the natural signs of aging, especially those that impact overall skin health. The anti-aging industry helps slow down

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Summer Glow Makeup Tutorial | IGTV

Welcome to my first ever #IGTV Vertical Video! Today I’m sharing how I get my super radiant everyday Summer Glow Makeup Look.  IGTV, the new feature by Instagram that is both inbuilt and a standalone app, allows for long-form vertical video– to support the way mobile users hold their devices over 90% of the time.   A post shared by Lauren King 🌙 (@elle_kae) on Jun 20, 2018 at 10:44pm

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Keratin Tip Hair Extensions Q&A and Transformation

You probably already know by now that I’m a big fan of keratin tip hair extensions, also known as keratip extensions or ktip extensions for short. I received so many questions about the cost, process, and upkeep following my last “Keratip Hair Transformation Vlog,” so I decided to film a little Q&A with my hair stylist while having my new set installed. You asked, we answered.   Keratin Tip Hair

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Taste Test! Trying Japanese Snacks from 7-Eleven in Tokyo

“Gone for a minute, now I’m back again!”  Just returned from Japan, where I ate everything in sight.  Too jet lagged and starving on our second day to muster the energy to really go out, we ended up trying Japanese snacks for lunch instead.  Just two Americans trying Japanese snacks from a 7-Eleven convenience store in Tokyo! Think of it as a 7-Eleven Japanese snacks Mukbang. We tried some snacks

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My First Time in Seoul, South Korea! | Photo Diary + Vlog

I’ve been back in Los Angeles for about a month after visiting Seoul for the first time.  It was somewhat of a spontaneous trip for me- I thought about going on Monday and left that same Friday!  Gangnam was my home base and was where I spent most of my time, with afternoons spent walking around Myeongdong, Garosugil, and other nearby neighborhoods.  Even amidst a streak of summer humidity I

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I Got Petite Plastic Surgery in South Korea! My Experience + VLOG

As some of you may or may not already know, I got Petite Plastic Surgery in South Korea while on vacation last month!  I’ve always been interested in testing out new beauty treatments, and I believe in being honest about the things that I do, so I decided to document the entire day and share it with you in the video below.  I hope that if you’re considering receiving Petite

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