Thursday, January 31, 2013

Jose Eber 19mm hair wand

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I'm sure that I'm not the only one that was envious of the luxurious curls that can be seen on every page in a magazine. I had such a hard time getting my hair to hold a curl for longer than 30 minutes, even when styled professionally. For my best friend's wedding in May, a professional stylist attempted to curl my hair, but by the time it came to walk down the aisle with my fellow bridesmaids, those big luscious curls fell flat. 

I'm so thankful for discovering Jose Eber and his amazing line of hair styling hot tools.  These products can be found online for price tags from $200 to $300, but I was lucky enough to snag this 19mm clipless barrel iron from for $66! I read all of the reviews on Amazon about this wand and the majority of them were positive. The pros outweighed the cons, and I was willing to give it a try and see if perhaps this wand was right for me. I decided to get the 19mm simply because I figured that my stubborn hair might need a smaller wand to create tighter curls that may then have some room to flatten out and still stay curly. 

The wand comes in a pretty box, which I use to store it in when I am not using it. Along with the wand, a glove is included, to protect your fingers from the heat as you are literally winding your hair on a very hot barrel all the way to the tip of your ends.  This wand has one heat setting, so if you are very careful about the heat that you apply to your hair, you may want to look into some of the other hair wands that Jose Eber offers that have a variety of heat settings. 

I am still in shock at how incredible this hot tool is! I can't believe there is something out there that can actually curl my hair! The curls last for days, even on my stubborn, pin straight hair. I never even needed to apply hair spray! I am not a fan of the stickiness, and bitter smell of hair spray.

After my first time using this product, I went back and purchased the 25mm wand, which I am expecting to arrive via USPS within the new few days. I can't wait to try it and review it as well for you! I'm hoping to achieve larger, wavy curls with the bigger barrel. 

The Jose Eber hair wand was worth every penny and I recommend it for any girl that has trouble holding her curls on stubborn hair. 

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Jose Eber 19mm Hair Wand in Pink. 
(Other colors also available)

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Contents in box:
Hair Wand
Protective glove
Lifetime Warranty

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Very simple to use! Just wrap your hair around the wand in small sections. 
I didn't even take my time to do it perfectly since I was in a rush to get to dinner, 
but my curls still turned out great!

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Let go of your wrapped section and hair and watch that gorgeous curl bounce!

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Hair done in 15-20 minutes!

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This photo was taken the next day
Look at how my curls are looser, but still in tact!

Let me know about your Jose Eber hair happy ending!


Monday, January 28, 2013

Swarovski Crystal AB iPhone 5 case

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Good evening my friends!

To know me is to know of my love for anything that "blings". With my recent upgrade to the iPhone 5, I was no longer able to find use of my Swarovski crystal light rose AB case made by the wonderful Claudia over at, so I contacted her in order to get the ball rolling on a custom initial Swarovski case for my new phone. I am a frequent customer of Claudia's and refuse to go anywhere else as I trust her service and quality. 

Claudia informed me of the recent upgrade that Swarovski made to their flatback crystals. The original 2028 crystals were upgraded to a longer, pointier version with larger facets to enhance sparkle. I did some research on it and found some awesome information at I got some screenshots of their visual of the differences between the older model (2028) and the new upgraded flatback model (2058). 

Here is a timeline of the modifications that the flatback crystal has gone through over the years. 

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Screenshot and resource credit to

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I must say, I was excited about the changes and knew I was in for a treat! Claudia didn't disappoint! My case is remarkable! It's flawless and with the custom initial K, the crystal arrangement follows the curves of the K and comes out in a gorgeous strass. I am so excited to show off my case!

Photos taken by me.

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iPhone 5 case featured with Alexander Kalifano crystal AB clutch purchased from 
The Venetian hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Side by side of my iPhone 5 and iPhone 4 cases. 
Both beautiful!


If you would like to read my February 2011 post when 
I received my first REM Crystals purchase of iPhone 4 Light Rose AB case - CLICK HERE.

If you would like to order your own REM Crystals case - CLICK HERE.
Or contact Claudia at or

She takes custom orders!


Sunday, January 27, 2013

Tres Decollete

Hello there Louboutinistas!

I have finally purchased my dream glittery Christian Louboutin electric blue glitter "Tres Decollete" shoes all the way from Las Vegas! I had the hunch to give the Las Vegas Louboutin store, located in the Palazzo hotel, a call and see if they possibly had any in stock, but I had no faith that it would be possible since the item was sold out nationwide. I couldn't believe my ears when they told me they had one left in my size in electric blue, which was just the color that I was looking for! I got the shoes on sale for 40% off which was just the perfect topping to the cake. 

Here they are!

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I can't wait to wear them and style them with elegant evening outfits.

They would also be perfect wedding shoes!


Pink Lady

Hello there!

Finally back to blogging and the day couldn't have been any better! Today was Jerrid's birthday and he wanted to go walk around by the marina and grab some lunch by the beach. I love how my Ohio boy is  still so appreciative for living here in sunny South Florida. He's been here for almost four years now and not a day goes by that he doesn't want to go hang around in the sand. 

I recently received a new watch! I wanted a rose gold watch and decided on a Fossil rose gold watch since it was just what I was looking for. It's simple, clean, and can be dressed up for down for the occasion. I love the big face and chunky wrist strap that gives off that "boyfriend" style. The dial elements are clean and shiny, and glisten in the sun without the help of any crystals. I love my new watch and would recommend anyone to head over to for all of the ticking needs. I find them to have the best prices and personalized customer service for every purchase. Their sale prices gain them a few more brownie points as they're pretty hard to beat. 

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Jeffrey Campbell "Puffer" spike sandals in gold.
Purchased from :

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Fossil Watch info : Rose Gold - The Grant -  FS4635
Buy your rose gold Fossil watch here - Grant Rose Gold

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What I wore:
Shirt : H&M
Shorts : H&M
Bag : Balenciaga
Watch : Fossil FS4635 Rose Gold - Grant
Shoes : Jeffrey Campbell Puffer spike sandals in Gold