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The II Travel Diaries: Beauty On-the-Go

I’ve been “torturing” my skin this winter with all of the travel going from 80 degree weather in Dallas to – 12 in CO to Antigua and back to blizzard like conditions in NYC. So much so in fact that I’ve had to tweak my beauty routine while on the road to ensure I’m keeping my skin properly hydrated, well taken care of and am not forgetting the small areas such as my cuticles and ...

The II Gift Guide: The Ultimate Beauty Gifts Curated by Stephanie Nelson

  Hello fabulous people! Stephanie Nelson here from Stephanie Nelson Makeup & Hair here to dish on my top beauty gifts for any gal on your list. I've rounded up the best of the best in terms of palettes, travel sets, gift boxes and so much more to help you pick just the right gift for that beauty maven on your list! NARS Limited Edition Palette This cheek palette has you covered from bronzer and highlighter to ...

Gift Guide: The Wanderluster

Being a bit of traveler myself, I have pretty much rounded up the most perfect assortment of gifts that any dame traveler could possibly want. While you won't find some things such as your standard neck pillow or eye mask, I think you'll love these options and find just the right travel size gift for anyone who is always on the go. 1. Henri Bendel's Lavender Travel Candle  - This has been a life saver, stress reliever and ...

II On the Go: Getting Ready with Trestique

Between my day job, the blog and my personal life I keep a relatively busy schedule from sun up to well past sun down, meaning gym to work to meetings to cocktails to dinner on a regular basis. Any product that can attempt to help simplify my life is one that deserves a spot in one of my many bags. The trèStiQue collection prides itself on streamlining your beauty routine with their multifunctional 2-in-1 products, ...

To the Max

We are officially in the dog days of summer. It’s those dreaded days where it’s so hot your head starts spinning and you can’t wait to walk into any place with the AC blasting and you want to avoid the leather seats in your car at all cost because you know that you’re going to burn you’re a$$ if you’re in anything short. Enter my hot Texas summer life saver, the breezy maxi dress. I ...

The II Travel Diaries the Beauty Edition: What’s in my bag

Living out of a suitcase and on a plane has become the norm for me over the past few years but it wasn’t until I started flying weekly that I realized I needed to re-evaluate my packing strategy. I was wasting so much time packing and unpacking and repacking that I decided to nip that and put a plan into place. Aside from the usual necessities (i.e. wardrobe) I found that packing up my toiletries ...

In Pursuit of …

Pink hair don’t care. If you follow me over on Pinterest then you’ve likely noticed I have a slight obsession with pink hair so this weekend I’m biting the bullet and going all in. Full head of pink hair here I come. It helps that I have an insanely talented hair girl who will be taking my blonde locks from sunshine shades to pastel pink shades in one quick afternoon. I’ll be sharing the how-to in an ...