Beauty

8 NEW YEAR’S EVE OUTFIT IDEAS & SIO BEAUTY

How was your holiday week lovelies? I had a great time with family & friends, and right now I am trying to fit in fun outings with the kids who are still on winter break. Today for instance, we went to see Sing. (totally recommend it for adults and little ones- such an adorable story […] Read more…

GLOSSYBOX SEPTEMBER FASHION BOX REVIEW & PROMO

The September Glossybox Fashion Box is simply stunning. This edition was a collaboration between illustrator António Soares (an artist and fashion illustrator that creates vibrant details Read more…

TWO SIMPLE EVERYDAY HAIRSTYLES

Do you ever wake up, and while getting ready to face the days responsibilities, feel like you can’t bother to style your hair? By now, you ladies know that I love curling & straightening my hair and fancying it up. Quite honestly though, some mornings I feel like I just want to put it in […] Read more…

COLD SHOULDER TUNIC & NEW HAIR COLOR FOR FALL

This post was developed in partnership with Clairol Nice’n Easy, as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. The official first day of fall already kicked in, and like clockwork the weather in the NW became foggy, rainy, and chilly. (although the weather report says we may have a couple really warm days ahead) […] Read more…

5 WAYS I REFRESH MY LOOK FOR FALL

Every year it’s the same. I look forward to summer the whole year. I love the sun, the beach, and of course I am in love with traveling. While I am still fully enjoying the warm season, and the trips we’ve been taking, I’ve already started thinking about my kids’ Back-to-School time approaching pretty soon. Crazy […] Read more…

GETTING READY FOR OUR ANNIVERSARY WITH NEXXUS NEW YORK SALON CARE

This post is sponsored by Nexxus New York Salon Care, a product of Unilever, as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. Yesterday was a very special day for us, it was our 13th Wedding Anniversary. <3 We have a couple different traditions when it comes to celebrating the day we got married. If […] Read more…

3 SKINCARE CHANGES YOU SHOULD MAKE THIS SUMMER

Hello Summer! Finally, Summer has truly arrived to the NW. We opened up the pool season, and I am in sleeveless tops, shorts, and dresses daily. The kids schools are also almost out which solidifies the feeling of being on vacation, and summer break. Although there are still summer activities & trips, I am on […] Read more…

3 STYLE & BEAUTY UPDATES FOR SUMMER

This post was created in partnership with LANEIGE as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review, but all opinions within are my own. Happy New Week Lovelies! This weekend has been a mix of pleasure & practicality for me as I did major clean up at […] Read more…

AIXALLIA SKINCARE LINE & A FLORAL MAXI DRESS

This post was sponsored by Aixallia as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. I’ve first visited France at the end of high school. Our first stop was Paris. I was so taken by the beauty of the city, the culture, the museums, and of course […] Read more…

WANTABLE MAKEUP REVIEW MAY 2016

This past weekend, one of the organizational chores I did at home was taking everything out of my makeup drawers, and throwing away all the older products. Twice a year, I take stock of my makeup collection so I can get rid of expired mascaras ( I change mascaras every couple months but I usually […] Read more…

5 WAYS I AM UPDATING MY ROUTINES FOR SUMMER

Do you see the beautiful blooms in my garden? Although it is only mid-April, the gorgeous flowers, uncharacteristically sunny NW spring, all the swimwear, and cute dresses at the stores definitely put me in summer mood. I’ve been slowly adjusting my body, skin, and beauty routines to the changing seasons the last couple months. Read more…

Pryaderm Skincare System Review

Thanks Chopra Center for sponsoring this post.  Ladies, I’ve been sharing my latest beauty finds this month in a series of posts, and I’ve mentioned recently that I was looking forward to share the latest daily skincare system I’ve been trying. I believe in changing up skincare routines every so often to facilitate, and maintain […] Read more…

3 WAYS TO MINIMIZE THE APPEARANCE OF PORES THIS SPRING

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BioreCharcoal #CollectiveBias As the seasons change and my outfits get lighter, and brighter, I like to change my makeup too. I realize that one of the most important things for a good makeup application is a clear canvas […] Read more…

HOW TO WEAR BOLD COLORS & PATTERNS IN YOUR WORKOUT OUTFITS

Hello sunshine; and hello morning runs under a blue sky, and on dry ground. 🙂 Seriously I’ve been running so much on wet sidewalks, and trails this year that I can’t believe I can actually exercise outside without rain drizzling, or pouring above me. (though the weather report says our spring showers are coming back- […] Read more…

Silk Therapeutics Review & New Product Launch

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Silk Therapeutics. All opinions are 100% mine. You ladies know by now how much I love trying out the latest beauty products and newest technologies in skincare. I’ve also mentioned in recent previous posts that as summer comes closer, I am making some changes & […] Read more…

GETTING YOUR SKIN READY FOR A SUMMER DRESS

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Dove, but all my opinions are my own.  #DoveDifference #ShowerAwayDrySkin #DovePartner http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Ladies you know I take skincare routines seriously. I think it’s important to give your skin proper care in different times of the year depending on the […] Read more…

HOW TO STYLE A SIDE FISHTAIL BRAID IN SIMPLE STEPS

This post was sponsored by Ulta as part of a Blog Blast Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. One of my go-to hairstyles that I use quite a bit in my daily life is a Side Fishtail Braid. If you’ve been reading TheBoxQueen for a while, you undoubtedly have […] Read more…

MY FAMILY’S ONE CONSTANT SKINCARE ROUTINE OVER THE YEARS

I’ve admired beauty and skincare products since I was very young. I think it all started when I was a little girl, with my mom taking me to shopping for various beauty products at gorgeous department store counters. I would watch in amazement while she tried all the new items, and would listen to the […] Read more…

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HAIR LOOK THICKER

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Dove Hair, but all my opinions are my own. #DovePartner #MyHairStory #pmgdove http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV All of us have a hair story. I love talking hair here on TheBoxQueen, and sharing my tips and tricks from time to time. Today I’ll […] Read more…

HOW TO GET A BEAUTIFUL SMILE IN PICTURES

One of the questions I get asked a lot by my close friends, and family members, is how to get a beautiful smile in pictures. I take a LOT of photos for TheBoxQueen but they know that in real life, I am a big fan of documenting our day to day as well. Read more…

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