A Satin Cami and a Sleepy Cardigan

It’s that weird season in LA where its freezing in the shade (or with any hint of wind), but smoldering in the sun.  The best way I’ve found to dress for this weather is to wear summer clothes, and pack a cardigan of blanket-proportions. This House of CB chenille cardigan might be the coziest thing I own– and is definitely the closest thing to a blanket that you can wear

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide For Her

I love Valentine’s Day, no matter how much of a “Hallmark Holiday” it may be. Guys tend to overthink it– but it’s not that tricky! Just give your girl a long stem red rose and pop some champagne, and even a night in can become something special.  For the guys who need a little bit of help, I created this Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Her. I promise you can’t

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Him

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we all know how difficult it can be to shop for men.  I’ve put together this Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Him that includes some of my top gifting picks– gifts he’ll really want.  From a gator skin monogrammed Juul case to the perfect Murakami coffee table book, there’s a Valentine’s Day gift for every type of guy. Boyfriend tested, boyfriend approved.

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The Hair Accessories You Need Right Now

Barrette’s are back, and they’ve come a long way since the 90’s.  The trend came back last fall and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.  Whether you want to look polished or playful, hair accessories are my favorite cool-girl way to elevate your basics.  I’m planning on wearing the sparkliest barrettes, the neon scrunchies, and the pins in clusters with a plain white tee and jeans– although you could

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My 2019 Resolutions + Reflections

As the first post of the New Year, it just feels so appropriate to take this time to reflect and set some new intentions.  I’m not usually a “New Year’s Resolutions” kind of girl… but I do like to set goals for myself, and this January rain has me in my feelings… The last time I set some goals down in writing was in honor of my 27th birthday, back

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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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