WHAT TO DO WITH $150 AT SEPHORA: FACE

WHAT TO DO WITH $150 AT SEPHORA: FACE

There are so many different combinations when it comes to your face, but at it’s core you need the basics: primer, foundation, concealer, highlighter, bronzer and blush. Setting powders and beauty blenders are certainly a close follow up. There are so many incredible products that are out there and I put together my favorites in the lists…

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8 Ways To Tell If You Are In a Healthy Relationship

8 Ways To Tell If You Are In a Healthy Relationship

There is no secret that we all want to get our own happily ever after. We dream of the perfect wedding, the perfect proposal and the perfect partner. Someone to walk down the aisle with, go to sleep next to every night, and someone to share all of your hopes, dreams and fears. But in the quest for love, we may find ourselves at a crossroads of what we want our relationship to be and what it actually is. Every couple has their challenges so how do you know if your problems are…

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WHAT TO DO IF YOU ONLY HAVE 72 HOURS IN CHICAGO

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ONLY HAVE 72 HOURS IN CHICAGO

For my birthday this year, I took a trip to Chicago and I decided to try my hand at vlogging. Every year my husband has a big work conference that happens to fall on the first week of May and thus a tradition of “birthdays on the go” began. Every year we spend my birthday in a different city and I am certainly not complaining. We’ve been to New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, and this year – Chicago!

I had such a great time in Chicago and can’t wait to go back! I hope you like this vlog – if you did I’d love to hear from you. These take way, way, way longer to make and I want to make sure that you guys are enjoying the content that I’m creating. 

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The Foolproof Way To Make Amazing Chai Every Time

The Foolproof Way To Make Amazing Chai Every Time

Growing up I was never a fan of chai, but in South Asian traditions chai isn’t just a drink – it’s a lifestyle. My mom literally would not operate in the morning until I made her morning chai for her. I can actually recall not being allowed to wake her up unless I had a mug in my hand. Oh, and it had to be perfect. The right mug, the right 3/4 way full, and the right color. The guidance was “use the color of your skin” – when I was tan in the summer it led to many problems in my household. I was the odd one out. I wasn’t interested in this bitter-sweet drink that was more or less: water & milk. In hindsight, I guess this is how non-immigrant kids feel about…

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The Easiest IT Girl Hairstyle Hack You Need

The Easiest IT Girl Hairstyle Hack You Need

You know that time where it’s been two, maybe three, hell it could be four – no one is judging – days since you’ve washed your hair? The mountain of dry shampoo has been rising and you can’t physically run your fingers through your hair because you are afraid of what will happen? Yeah, we’ve all been there. It’s usually every Thursday for me. We are all looking for…

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3 Life-Changing Rules to Improve Your Mother-Daughter Relationship

3 Life-Changing Rules to Improve Your Mother-Daughter Relationship

I think there is a certain point in every woman’s life where she realizes that a phenomenally kick-ass woman her mom is and heavily regrets all of the unnecessarily trouble she put her mom through. Maybe it’s because we are getting older or even considering the day that we become moms ourselves, but there are so many things I wish I would have done when I lived closer to my mom…

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Brilliant Hacks To Do Every Day For Better Skin

Brilliant Hacks To Do Every Day For Better Skin

I love writing posts that I love to read, and one of the things that’s been top of mind right now for me is skincare. As a young-ish woman, I know how important skincare is, especially at a preventative tool – but today’s post is less about products and more about proficiency. There are things that you know that you need to do to take care of your skin and for whatever reason, we always put ourselves on the back-burner. The same way…

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Millennial Fears About The Future

Millennial Fears About The Future

Normally on my birthday I would do a big sincere post about things that I’m grateful for. Maybe I’d be cute & synchronize my list with the age I’m turning, 28 things to be grateful…

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SUPER SIMPLE INDIAN RECIPE FOR LAL ALOO

SUPER SIMPLE INDIAN RECIPE FOR LAL ALOO

Remember when you were a kid and there were always times throughout the year that you had to bring something to share to school. Whether it’s a class event, International day, country day, whatever the case – you (as a child) were required to “make” something and bring it to class the next day. Amongst my many accomplishments in grade school, always forgetting to bring something was my thing. Even as consistent as I was, my mom was not impressed. Inevitably, I would call my single-mother-raising-two-daughters-who-just-worked-a-13-hour-shift at 7 AM to tell her I needed to have a meal in the next hour “or else I’ll get a bad grade!” – Asian child blackmail. Time and time again, she would yell at me, and then bring me lal-aloo…

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WHAT I’VE LEARNED IN ONE YEAR OF HAVING A DOG

WHAT I’VE LEARNED IN ONE YEAR OF HAVING A DOG

Our little furball turns one! In honor of Theo’s first birthday, we’re doing another PUPdate video! Click on the video above to see Theo in all of his 1 year glory and learn about some new tricks that he’s learned how to do (and some he still hasn’t caught onto), what the hardest part of being a dog owner is, what we use to groom Theo at home, and even what our experience at the dog park is like. Our 6 Month Pupdate with Theo has over 20k views on YouTube, so safe to say Theo isn’t just a star in our world – but clearly that’s what people want to see over my hair tutorials…

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