I'm sharing all of my best style secrets, from beauty tips to efficiency tricks so you can get ready quickly and look your best.
Last month I shared my weight loss experience with Stronger U here and my best tips for success here, and they generously offered a 10% discount on a 12-week session (and you can still take advantage of that! See details below). They also did a giveaway of a free second session for one lucky person who signed up, and today I’m announcing the winner.
After I lost 16 pounds with Stronger U Nutrition, I had to purge my closet with a new frame of mind. Am I willing to tailor these items to fit? If not, then it’s an easy choice to let them go. Clean out my closet with me while I show you what I’m getting rid of and why.
I can’t believe it’s been two years since I launched Stunning Style! Once again I’m answering your questions in honor of my blog-iversary. Thank you so much for being part of this, and for inviting me into your inbox. There’s no me without you!
Keeping a capsule wardrobe interesting is a stumbling block for some. One classic outfit can be styled different ways by changing a few details. I’m styling Outfit #43 from the Stunning Style Wardrobe Guide four different ways by mixing up a few things. Come check out my styling tips to keep your capsule wardrobe feeling fresh!
As a packing ninja, I only pack in a carry on bag for every trip. Come UN-pack with me from my recent trip to Cancun, Mexico, and see what was a hit, and what I wish I’d left behind. I share my color palette, wardrobe basics and more! This mini version of my capsule wardrobe was almost perfect for my 7-day trip. Whether you are a minimal packer or not, you’ll learn from my wins and my mistakes so you can pack a perfect bag on your next trip!
I’m so excited to share my December favorites with you because they are the things I got for Christmas! Lots of soft, cuddly, cozy things that are perfect in the winter. You will especially love the last one!
Ok, ya’ll is your New Year’s Resolution to lose weight, get fit, or get healthy falling through the cracks? I started off the New Year exactly where I want to be, thanks to Stronger U! Take advantage of the EXCLUSIVE discount code so you can get on track and lose the weight, too! There is also a giveaway! Check out the 14 reasons I LOVED my Stronger U experience! Reason #14 is the best reason of all!
Is your New Year’s Resolution to lose weight, get fit, or get healthy falling through the cracks? I started off the New Year exactly where I want to be, thanks to Stronger U! Take advantage of the EXCLUSIVE discount code so you can get on track and lose the weight, too! There is also a giveaway! Check out my top tips for successful weight loss with Stronger U!
As a packing ninja, I only pack in a carry on bag for every trip. Come UN-pack with me from my recent trip and see what was a hit, and what I wish I’d left behind. I share my color palette, wardrobe basics and more! This mini version of my capsule wardrobe was almost perfect for my 9-day trip home for the holidays. Whether you are a minimal packer or not, you’ll learn from my wins and my mistakes so you can pack a perfect bag on your next trip!
This year I’m tackling my New Year’s Resolutions differently with some ideas from Brooke Castillo and the book Atomic Habits. I use the example of exercise, but this one trick will help you achieve any goal you set!
It’s holiday party season, and that means we want our hair to look its very best. Check out my five favorite hair products for my November Favorites video. I demonstrate how I use them to show you exactly how they work on my hair.
You loved my burgundy makeup look, and I had requests for more options, including a dupe for my gel nail polish. I went in search of more burgundy makeup options, including blush, eyeliner, more eyeshadow options and lip colors.
Not sure what to wear to your holiday parties this season? I have an easy holiday outfit formula that will take you from casual to cocktail, and I put together 6 outfits for inspiration! Some of these outfits use pieces from the Stunning Style Winter Wardrobe Guide, so you may have them on hand already!
Add some glitz and glamour to your every day outfits with these delicate, subtle jewelry pieces from the limited edition Stunning Style Collection. Perfect to elevate every day or add some holiday shine to a party outfit. I shot a video showing each piece and what it looks like on! These items are limited quantities so don’t miss out!
I’m getting my October Favorites in just under the wire! I didn’t want to miss a month sharing my number one supplement that has eliminated my adult acne, depression, and crankiness (mostly, let’s be honest). I’ve also got 3 great Christmas gifts for anyone on your list, and something to help you tackle the holiday dishes. You don’t want to miss my 5 favorite things in October!
Has winter arrived early at your house? Well, so has the Rich and Warm Stunning Style Winter Wardrobe Guide! I’ve had so many requests to expand the color palette options of my Classic Wardrobe Guides, and this Winter I’m offering it in a Rich and Warm color palette.
Not all Classic Women wear bold and pure colors, and now I’m adding an additional option. I’m so excited to be able to offer this option to so many of you!
The Stunning Style Winter Wardrobe Guide is ready! Save yourself some time as the holidays approach, and benefit from the work done by me to assemble 100 fall outfits, complete with shopping links, to help you create a winter wardrobe that is truly classic.
Are you dreading packing for the holiday trips or picking outfits during this hectic, but festive, season? I’ve got a daily calendar telling you exactly which outfit to wear!
In addition, get tips on how to adapt styles to make them your own, whether shopping your own closet or investing in a few key pieces that will remain in style this season and in years to come. Come check out all the exciting new features!
The Classic Capsule Conversations group by Stunning Style is a place where classic women discuss capsule wardrobes, makeup, and other tips to refine their personal styles.
Like everyone, I have my list of favorite YouTubers I follower, and Dominique Sachse is top of my list. She is elegant, classy, sassy and a problem solver like I am. As much as I adore her makeup looks, I can’t copy them directly because the color palette is awful on my Winter cool skin tone. After watching one of her recent videos, I got creative and tried to recreate the look I saw her wearing. I actually came up with two, and this is the first. Come check out my Fall burgundy look for cool skin tones!
If you saw this show up in your email last week, sorry about that. It was a draft that wasn’t supposed to be visible yet.
Are you missing out on the best deals of the season by waiting for Black Friday? We all look forward to Black Friday because it’s officially the start of the Christmas shopping season, the biggest shopping day of the year, and the best deals of the year! Or is it? Are the Black Friday sales really the best prices of the season? Check out my take on if the sales are that great, if it’s worth waiting, and how to get the most out of the sales that day.
I’m sharing my 5 favorite things from September! From waterproof eyebrows to what I’m currently reading, I have 5 things that I’m loving on the blog today. Come see what I loved in September!
A gingham shirt is the perfect 4-season wardrobe staple, and a great start to any outfit. I’m sharing 4 ways to wear a gingham shirt, including how to fold the sleeve above the elbow and replace a short-sleeve version. You can dress it up or down, layer it or wear it on its own, but the gingham shirt has been one of my favorites for years!
Selling unwanted clothes, shoes and accessories is a great way to purge your closet guilt-free and make money to shop for the replacements! I’m sharing all my best tips on how to Sell on Poshmark like a Pro!
Poshmark is a fantastic place to find preloved or new-with-tags items at a fraction of the retail price! It can also be a little bit of a learning curve, so today I’m sharing my best tips to shopping Poshmark like a pro so you can find exactly what you want and get the best price! Let’s get Poshing!
I love sharing my monthly favorites with you, and I have some great ones for you from August! If you struggle with insomnia, hair loss, seasonal allergies, or time prioritization, you will love these items!
When life gets crazy I tend to let go of my self-care routine. It all came to a head today, and I'm recommitting to taking care of myself again! Come check out what my version of self-care looks like, my best tips, how I implement it, some great hacks, and what I'm committing to!
Leopard print is so classy and chic, but it can be hard to wear if you aren't sure what to look for. It comes in everything from shoes to shirt to bags, and I have the tips to help a classic-style woman find the perfect leopard for her wardrobe.
Come check out five favorite things I loved in July! They are mostly unrelated to style, but they are things I just love and want to share with you!
I'm finally finished with my most recent project! The Stunning Style Japan Spring Wardrobe Guide. A curated collection to pack for 2+ weeks in a carry-on. Sounds too good to be true right? It's not! Packing is so stressful, and I want to take that whole stress element out of your trip. You can be chic, comfortable and appropriate without any effort. This guide is also appropriate for most European destinations, and many U.S. destinations as well. Come check out my latest creation!
I created this look specifically to go with the Stunning Style Winter Wardrobe Guide, but it's the perfect neutral look to go with any outfit and any lip color. With my cool skin tones, I can't wear brown eye makeup, and this quick and easy look is my new go-to 5-minute makeup look. Come check out the video I made to show you step-by-step exactly how to create it.
Now, on to the topic of today's post! When you're dressed in all black, do you feel fancy or frumpy? Do you look like you're in mourning or red carpet ready? All black outfits can be edgy, classy, chic, grunge, and everything in between. I have 8 simple tips to be perfectly chic when you wear all black. Tip #1 is the real secret to success no matter what look you want. How do you wear all black?
It's done! I'm done! Here is the reason I've been MIA, and it was a labor of love. If you are looking for a winter capsule wardrobe, outfit inspiration, or a way to refresh your current wardrobe, the Stunning Style Wardrobe Guide - A Curated Seasonal Collection Winter 2017 is perfect for your casual or work lifestyle. 31 classic pieces make 100 outfits for the bold, stunning woman. This makes the perfect shopping list for your Christmas gift wish list! Come see exactly what I've created especially for you!
I have two favorite categories to shop for on Black Friday when I'm buying for myself. I rounded up my favorites. Come check them out!
When I saw that Black Friday started early and my favorite jeans were 50% off, I literally dropped everything to get this post out to you right now (but not before ordering some). They come in size 00 to 18, so come check out the most comfortable, most flattering jeans ever, and right now they are only $39.50! They sell out of sizes every year, so let's go shopping!
After watching all the beautiful fall makeup tutorials, I decided to adapt them to the bold colors that look best on my cool skin tone, and I love how this one turned out. It reminds me of an autumn sunset, and it's the perfect everyday look to go with the bold color clothes I wear and my skin. Come see the video tutorial and exactly how I created this look using the Urban Decay Full Spectrum Eyeshadow Palette.
Hey guess what? Not everyone looks great in brown eyeshadow. I'm one of them. I have cool tones to my skin, and brown makes my face look dirty instead of glowy. When I shared this makeup look on social media, so many of you asked me to make a video, so I did! Come check out this easy everyday eye makeup look that doesn't have any brown shadow.
When I saw how much my very favorite jeans were on sale, I literally dropped everything to get this post out to you right now. They come in size 00 to 18, so come check out the most comfortable, most flattering jeans ever, and right now they are less than $50 and as little as $32 a pair if you shop the full extent of the sale! The sale is only today, and sizes are going fast, so let's go shopping!
I've always loved to get a professional manicure as a way to treat myself, but it can be expensive, especially with nail art. I love to try new colors, trends and designs for different seasons and holidays. Read more to find out about how to get an inexpensive and lasting mani and pedi. Now I can keep up on my favorite beauty habit without breaking the bank.
I have a really exciting announcement! Come see what it is!
A trench coat completes any outfit and adds instant sophistication. It's a classic piece that typically comes in black, tan, or navy, but is that the perfect trench for you? Pink, red or polka dot might suit you better. I learned the hard way that the experts aren't always right, and I've done a round up of a variety of trench coats so you can figure out what will make you look and feel amazing.
Going to the lake is so fun! Packing is not. This is the perfect packing list for a weekend at the lake so you can throw it all in a bag and go. No thinking, just grabbing! This is quick and easy and you are out the door for some fun on the water.
We have a winner for the Rodan+Fields Lashboost giveaway! Who was the lucky winner? Check and see if it was you!
Today the Nordstrom Anniversary sale is live for everyone, and I did a round up of my favorite shoe picks! This is the best time of year to stock up on basics. Come see what I picked out.
Finding your personal style can be as simple as a daily selfie. Each picture you take will help you develop a sense of what is truly you, and what is best admired on other women. Read here to find out how taking a picture of your outfit each day can show you where you got it right, and where you can improve.
It's time! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here! The best part about this sale is it's on new things for the upcoming season, not last season's old stuff. Check out my favorite bold picks.
Also don't forget to enter the Rodan + Fields Lashboost giveaway! You can get even more entries by sharing with friends!
I wouldn't trade a single one of my six kids, but they did wreak some major havoc on my body! After baby number five, I came up with a DIY, non-surgical mommy makeover program, and I tell you exactly what I did to recover my health, body, hair, smile, and more, including before and after photos. You don't need surgery to make major postpartum improvements. You don'r have to be a new mom or a mom at all to benefit from these tips and tricks.
Also, don't forget to register to win a tube of Rodan + Fields Lashboost!
Every woman wants to be a natural beauty, and every woman can. We all want to wake up that way. I'm sharing tips and tricks for hair, skin and face to enhance what you already have, so you can feel beautiful with a bare face, especially at the pool, camping or anywhere else that a full makeup look can be out of place.
I'm a minimalist when it comes to packing. No matter how long my trip is, or where I'm going, I only pack in a carryon. I've gone on trips as long as 3 weeks to Europe, Asia, and Central America, and often visit 2 different climates, but I still fit all of my clothes in a carryon suitcase. Vacations are too precious to waste time on lots of bags. See what I packed for my most recent 2-week trip!
After identifying the triggers for my boys' eczema, changing our diets, and trying all the treatments I could find to cure the itching, bleeding sores for my kids, I found something that cleared it up, and it is so easy! It's been 8 years, and as long as I stick to this one thing, it doesn't come back!
Following trends can be fun, but I've learned exactly what my style is and that deviating from it in the name of fashion will not make me look or feel my best. Today I'm sharing lessons learned from the years I left my beauty sixth sense behind and got lost.
Travel season is upon us, and the thing I think about most is my feet. Having cute and comfortable travel shoes is essential for me. Painful feet ruin a trip, and I don't want to miss a thing just because my feet hurt. Over the years I've found some fantastic options. Check them out!
I used to think I had to buy a sensible purse so it would go with every outfit. Switching purses took too long. Now I have a trick that allows me to switch purses in less than a minute, often 30 seconds. I love having a few purses I can change among to go with my outfits, and it takes no time at all. Watch me switch purses three times in the video to show you how quick and easy it really is.
I've been battling thinning hair for nearly four years, ever since my last baby was born. I've made progress in regrowing some of it, but not all. In that time I've learned some tips and tricks to disguising the problem. I've also had several requests to see how I style my hair, so I made a video to show you how I style my hair and how I implement my secrets to disguising thin(ning) hair.
Last week I shared why I get ready every day, even as a stay-at-home mom. Today I'm sharing 10 tips to get ready in 20 minutes or less. I wrote out my whole routine, answered all the questions I received this week, and I made you a video to show you exactly how I do it!
If you wish you got ready in the morning, but need some motivation to put on some makeup and a real outfit, here are 12 reasons why I get ready every day as a stay-at-home mom of 6 (reason #6 is a real wake up call), what it means to get ready, and how it makes my life better.
A few years ago I realized how sparse my eyebrows had become. I figured out why and how to fix the problem. Plus, I give you three tips to make them look fuller.
Since I started Dressing Your Truth 1.5 years ago I've gone through a transformation both inside and out! I share my before and after results and A GIVEAWAY!! I'm super excited about this, and I think you will be, too!