Tagged: beauty ideas


How to Create the Top Knot Half Down Hairstyle (VIDEO)

Beauty Hair Hair Tutorials Quick Tips Style | October 1, 2014

 Top Knot Obsazzed

If there’s one look I’ve been rockin’ on repeat lately it’s got to be the half-down top knot hairstyle! I wish I could take all the credit for this hairstyle, but it’s actually been worn by many celebs including Whitney Port, Arianna Grande, Sienna Miller and more. It’s a go-to for me when I want to spice up my outfit with some extra added edge. It’s also been great on those bad hair days – I simply tie it up in a messy knot and instantly feel like my hair went from EEEEK to chic! 😉

I …

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My Everyday Natural Makeup Routine (Video)

Beauty Everyday How-to Tutorials Makeup | September 11, 2014

Hey cuties! I pulled an all-nighter last night to get this video edited and ready for you.  Many of you have been asking me about my everyday natural makeup routine for a while, so I decided to record a “Get ready with me” video explaining everything I do/use in detail. I actually created this look for the Emmys which shows that this is a timeless look that can work for any occasion. From picking out my dress to styling my hair and deciding on a makeup look last minute, I’m extra pleased with my DIY red carpet style. You guys …

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Achieve the Perfect Bold Lips (Plus a Giveaway!)

Beauty How-to Tutorials Makeup Nighttime | September 1, 2014

Hello Bold Lips

Sometimes the only accessory your outfit really needs is a bold pop of color on the lips. When I said red was a hot trend in yesterday’s post, I forget to mention how it’s also a #winning color in the beauty-trends department. I recently shared my review on Smashbox Cosmetics ‘Be Legendary’ lip lacquer and couldn’t get enough which is why I’ve come back for more. Today I put together an easy step-by-step process for how to achieve my bold red lips without the extra mess using an amazing lip duo from Smashbox. It’s literally as easy …

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A Simple Black Dress

Style | January 16, 2014

Photo cred: Sophie Eelkus

Outfit Details:
Dress: Forever 21
Necklace: Milk and Honey
Bag: Rovi Moss
Shoes: Zara

A little black dress goes a long way sometimes. I love a loose-fitted dress like this one because it’s super comfortable and easy to run errands in.  It’s especially great for those casual days when you don’t feel like dressing up. I added my personal Sazan touch with this fabulous Milk and Honey   evil eye necklace! A little pop of gold is all an outfit needs sometimes. 😉

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OOTD: So Cher

Beauty Hair Makeup Style | January 14, 2014

-Outfit Details-
Sweater: LOVE brand (shop similar)
Skirt: ASOS (old) (shop similar)
Boots: Forever 21
Bag: Rovi Moss
Necklace: HappyWrist

It’s all about the 90’s! ..as if! 😉 This outfit totally reminds me of something Cher from Clueless would wear, and I love it. Los Angeles is starting to feel like Spring already, so I’m excited to wear more skirts! Pairing a sweater with a skirt can make you look effortlessly stylish. I’m a fan!

P.S I am launching my new URL/website very soon! I can’t wait!! Change is good.

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OOTD: Casual Monday

Beauty Hair Style | January 13, 2014

-Outfit Details-
Dress: Gina Tricot (shop similar)
Denim Vest: Topshop (shop similar)
Sneakers: Converse
Bag: Forever 21
Name Necklace: HappyWrist

Hey guys! Today has seriously got to be the craziest busiest Monday ever invented. It’s one of those where I decide to trade in my heels for some comfortable Converse! I am keeping it casual! My cousin is in town visiting from Sweden and she was so sweet to bring me this cute/chill floral dress from one of my fav stores in Stockholm, Gina Tricot! I am a girl who loves to layer, so I paired it …

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OOTD: Clothes Over Bros

Style | January 8, 2014

-Outfit Details-
Graphic Tee: tdotmel
Bottoms: Urban Outfitters (shop similar)
Necklace: Jcrew (shop similar)
Bag: Zara (similar one here)
Shoes: Seychelles
Sunglasses: Karen Walker

How a-mazzzzzeballs is this “Clothes over Bros” graphic tee by tdotmel!? I’m obsazzzed! I am not usually a t-shirt kind of gal, but this changes my mind on everything. I love a good bold statement. Ladies, you NEED a this tee in your closet like ASAP. It’s one-size fits all, so you can dress it up like I did or wear it casually around the house. Trend to try: Pair …

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Target Style: Plus-sized Sweater Dress

Beauty Hair Makeup Style | January 6, 2014

-Outfit Details-
Sweater Dress: Target (comes in more colors) wearing size L
Necklace: The Oxford Trunk (sold out)
Hat: Nordstrom (old)— shop similar
Boots: Forever 21 (also comes in black)
Bag: H&M
I obviously can not get enough of over-sized sweaters this season. This is the second sweater dress I found at Target, and guess what? It’s made for PLUS-SIZES! I’m 5’2” so I got an L  to make it look like a dress and I love it so much.  If I got a small, I think it wouldn’t fit as nicely. Over-sized anything is always better (in my opinion). …

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4 Lipstick Shades to Try in 2014

Beauty Makeup | January 2, 2014

Happy New Year! I am currently in the plane headed to Florida to host the Kurdish Youth Festival this weekend. Can’t wait to meet some of you there! I hope you all had a fantastic New Years Eve celebration (I sure did!). I was looking through some of my 2013 selfies and decided to share my favorite lipsticks of 2013 that are definitely sticking around this year.

If you want your lips to look smooth and look “perfect” with your lipstick on, it’s all about the prep! Every night before bed, I always apply a deep moisturizing lip balm sleep …

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