Lu’s Favorites: Wavy Hair

Waves for DAYS! Let’s chat bohemian-inspired hair (because enhancing our natural waves = less work in the morning)! I shared this tutorial a few months ago, on how to get wavy hair with or without heat. This time, I wanted to share some of my favorite products for soft curls and frizz control! A lot of you had reached out, asking which products are best for working with waves. Below…. Read more

Feel Natural: Applying Dewy Makeup

Happy Friday! Lets celebrate with a little makeup party, okay?! I’ve long been a lover of natural, dewy makeup. It feels light, airy and approachable, and is one of the few looks that works from day-to-night. The key is to strategically apply sheen, so your face reflects more light. Don’t be afraid of mixing both matte and cream-based products to achieve the look. Beyond the products, I’ve found my skin…. Read more

Body Boost: DIY Grapefruit Scrub

I’ve got something to cure those Monday blues [and no, it’s not wine]… This is meant to awaken your body + make your skin feel beautiful. Hello, DIY grapefruit-mint body scrub! You’ll spot different recipes online, and the one I’m sharing is a combination of my favorites. You’ll need: 1/2 c coconut oil | 1/4 c white sugar | 1/4 c brown sugar | 1 tbs fresh grapefruit juice | 10 drops…. Read more

DIY Moisturizing Face + Hair Masks

My clocks read springtime is here. But my body still feels like it’s trapped in wintertime. The air has been exceptionally dry [it seems] this winter, and it’s taken a toll on my skin + hair. I’ve always read about DIY moisturizing masks made of nothing but a few kitchen staples. Particularly, olive oil. It’s got anti-aging antioxidants and is super hydrating. There are a number of different recipes out there, but…. Read more

DIY Lemon Exfoliating Mask

I want to glow [like a Jennifer Lopez type glow]. Sometimes, I think the answer is vaseline. Other times, it’s love. And now, I’m convinced it’s… lemons. My 19-year-old sister tells me all the cool kids are applying DIY face masks. I’m mostly thrilled because this beauty project makes me feel domestic-ish. Except that I’m wasting groceries on vanity… Combine 1/2 squeezed lemon, 1/2c granulated sugar, 1tbs organic raw honey + 1tbs tea tree oil….. Read more