Sunshine Award

Style Salvation has been nominated for the Sunshine Award


So here are the rules:

1. Answer the 9 set questions.

3. Nominate 9 bloggers

4. Include 5 questions for your nominees to answer

Sunshine Nomination Questions 

1.  My makeup mantra is:
A.  ”Less is more.”
B.  ”Find the happy medium.”
C.  ”Bring it on!


2.  Who is your celebrity icon? Gwen Stefani 

3.  What is your favorite style of Halloween costume?
A.  Anything goes! You’ve been everything from Disney Princesses to Roadkill!
B. You love costumes that are simple, cute, and often composed from things in your closet.  Cowgirls and cheerleaders are tons of fun.
C. This is your day to sparkle and shine – you love fun and flamboyant costumes like fairies, angels, and royalty!
D. Your costumes are the kind that usually must be explained but are always clever and excellently detailed.


4.  You’re invited to a cocktail event last minute. Whatever will you do with your hair? Beachy waves

5.  If you could only bring one beauty product with you on a 3-day vacation, what would it be?

 Lip Gloss

6.  What is your current favorite item of clothing/accessory right now?

Printed Pants

7. Packing your skincare products for a weekend getaway is…
A.  Easy as one-two-three — cleanse, moisturize, and protect.
B.  Torture. How can I choose among all my must-have lotions and potions?
C.  Non-negotiable. I’ve been loyal to products for years and I’ll never sacrifice perfect skin for a smaller suitcase.


8. How often do you wear your hair in its natural texture?
A.  At least a few days a week. I love waves and curls!
B.  It depends on my outfit and where I’m off to.
C.  Never — I only like my hair straight and sleek.


9. When applying blush, which of the following are you looking to achieve:
A.  a pretty flush
B.  a healthy glow for my pale complexion
C.  great cheekbones


My nominees are…

1. Modesty + Glamour

2. Free ur Closet

3. Enchanted Seashells

4. essentjewels

5. cowboysandcrossbones

6. myfavesjournal

7.  Ron Scubadiver

8. bravechica

9.  DeDivahDeals

My questions for my nominees are:

  1. If you could only bring one beauty product with you on a 3-day vacation, what would it be?

2.  Who is your role model?

3.What is your current favorite item of clothing/accessory right now?

4. Where would you like to travel?

5. How would you explain your style?

Ready set go!



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Beach Hair Don’t Care!

Beach Hair Don't Care!


DVb Victoria Beckham skinny jeans
$99 –

Floral Lace Corset

Swimsuit swimwear
$10 –

Strappy sandals

Blue purse

Casetify iphone case

Fulton clear umbrella
$30 –

Beach Hair Don’t Care!



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Feminism is the Future

Hello Friends

I would like to share with you a letter from a woman with some great reasons why everyone should be a feminist along with some important facts about women’s rights and how we are still fighting for them!

I hope you all enjoy this article and support my view that feminism is the future!

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To my Facebook friend who proudly declared that she was not a feminist,

When I saw your Facebook post celebrating the fact that you are “proudly not a feminist” I was irritated. I was mad that you’re so willing to dismiss feminism. I couldn’t understand why you would so eagerly broadcast your rejection of a movement that has given you so much. Do you think your anti-feminist post makes you more appealing to the men on your Facebook feed? Do you think that not being a feminist means you don’t mind cooking and you’d happily make a guy a sandwich? Whether or not you eagerly don the title “feminist”, you reap the benefits of feminism on a daily basis. You may not be fighting in the fight for equality, but you are lucky that others are.

Remember that political opinion you shared on Facebook last week? You know, the one where you told everyone who you would be voting for? You should be thanking feminism for your voice. Women did not have the right to vote until 1920 when the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution allowed it. The right to vote didn’t come overnight, and it wasn’t some simple oversight. Women actively fought for their right for nearly 70 years. When the issue of women’s suffrage first reached the U.S. Congress, committees were formed and the issue was debated on (by men, of course) and the amendment was eventually rejected. Keep in mind, dear Facebook friend, this was in the time after slavery had been abolished. This was a time after all men had been granted protection of their constitutional right to vote. Even after the U.S. Congress passed the amendment, it still took approximately 60 years for 12 states to ratify the amendment. Let me put that in perspective for you—Mississippi, the last state to ratify the amendment, did not do so until 1984, just 10 years before you were born.

Remember when you first began exploring your sexuality? Remember how you didn’t wait until your wedding night and when you started having sex, you certainly didn’t want a baby? In 1916, Margaret Sanger spent 30 days in jail after opening the first birth control clinic in the U.S. This was only the beginning of a string of arrests and prosecutions as she fought to keep the clinic open. Maybe 1916 seems too long ago to seem relevant to you, so how about the fact that as recently as 1965 unmarried women in 26 states were still denied access to birth control, while it was considered a part of a married couple’s right to privacy. Yes, that’s right, once a man was involved in the decision it was okay, but women could not make the decision for themselves.

I could go on and on citing notable women in history, and preaching about their fight for our rights, for your rights, but I shouldn’t have to. In fact, these examples only barely scratch the surface of the work of feminists and their positive contributions to society.

Feminism doesn’t mean you hate men. Feminism doesn’t mean you think women are better than men. Feminism doesn’t mean that you can’t like the color pink. Feminism doesn’t mean that you won’t want to be someone’s wife someday. Feminism is about giving you freedom and opportunity, not restricting you. Feminism is about giving you the opportunity to have freedom through education. Feminism is about giving you career options and dreams you can aspire towards, rather than leaving you with a predetermined list of “approved for women” careers. Feminism is about allowing you to embrace your sexuality and make decisions about your body. Feminism is about acknowledging that you are a person, a person with rights. Feminism is about equality. Feminism is about more than just you.

Sure, you can decide whether or not you want to identify yourself as a feminist. Posts like the one you made and articles like the one you shared are damaging to more than just you. It’s one thing to sit back and benefit from the work of others, but it’s another to actively try to undermine the efforts of the rest of us. You’re holding us back, and we really don’t need that.


Your Proudly Feminist Facebook Friend


Thank you all for your Love and Support!

I hope you enjoyed this letter and agree with my opinion that everyone should be a feminist!

The Future Is Female!



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5 minutes Away from a more Stylish Life

Got 5 Minutes?

Check out my favorite tricks that’ll make you feel a little more productive and a lot more stylish.


Use mobile banking to calculate what percentage of your pay you’re actually spending on clothes.

Budget accordingly!


Call or text your most stylish friend and make plans to go shopping.

I see some fashionable purchases in your near-distant future.


Gather up all your clothes that need alterations and put them in a bag by the door.

You’re one step closer to actually making it to the tailor.


Work on your list of style goals.

You don’t have one yet? Get going!


Try your hand at sketching a fashion design.

You never know what talent you might have.


Plan tomorrow’s outfit.

Aren’t you already feeling more stylish?!

Have a Stylish Life!



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New Year New Trends

Whether your goal is getting fit or learning to code, 2015 is all about dreaming big. As for your new wardrobe? Here’s a preview of the freshest looks to inspire you!


Jump Start

The chicest way to step up your fitness routine? Wear sneakers with everything—yep, even a long gown—and you’ll think twice before taking that cab.

Altuzarra dress; Vionnet briefs, $960; Nike hat, $32,, sneakers, $125,; sneakers, $125; Apple earpods, $29,; Chanel watch, $6,200


Life Is Sweet

Sweeten the deal with this season’s crop tops and matching tea-length skirts. Eat your heart out, Betty Crocker!

Erdem top, $1,730, skirt, $4,395; In-House Atelier head scarf, $65; Brock Collection apron, $175; Delfina Delettrez earrings, $920 each; Miu Miu shoes


Girl Who Codes

 In leather pants and boots, computer geek can be chic.

Givenchy coat, top, $2,990, pants, $3,310, belt, $620, boots, $3,625; Hermès bag


Skirt Alert

Kick off the New Year by giving your wardrobe a stylish update—this season, a crisp button-down and an embellished swing skirt. And no one cuts it all better than Michael Kors.

Michael Kors shirt, $595, skirt, belt, $295, shoes, $950; Fred Leighton earrings


Green Goddess

Looking to clean up your act? Start by cultivating your green thumb. Supernatural floral looks deliver a dose of greens without the garden work.

Marni top, $1,070, skirt, earrings, $870, belt, $790


Hit the Note

It’s never too late to pick up an instrument. An ethereal tulle gown like this will make any performance simply magical.

Delpozo gown; Fred Leighton earrings; No. 21 shoes, $536

A New year A New Look



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Stylish Gifts

You know that girl that always gives the best presents? Well, this year that’s you! With this go-to gift guide, you’ll find the perfect picks for all your most stylish friends! Whatever the intricacies of her personality—from a trendsetting go-getter to a vintage-loving darling—you’re sure to get her something she loves!


Untitled&Co Flawless Printed Cotton-Blend Sweatshirt ($85)

This sweatshirt needs no introduction.

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U Snap Bluetooth Tripod ($24)

A girl from the selfie generation will certainly adore this Bluetooth tripod that allows her to take iPhone pictures with the push of a wireless button.


ASOS Faux Fur Scarf With White Stripe ($57)

Pink. Striped. Fur. She’s going to love it.

StylishGifts-DelfonicsDelfonics Quitterie Pouch ($22) in White

Every girl loves a pretty pouch. Stock hers with her favorite treats.


Melissa Joy Manning 14-Karat Gold Opal Earrings ($210)

These reclaimed gold earrings are a far cry from typical earth-friendly jewelry.

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Smythson Busy Bee Panama Notebook ($80) in Fuschia

Extra points for getting the notebook monogrammed.


Urban Outfitters Boucle Baseball Hat ($24)

For the days she can’t be bothered to brush her hair.


Mouth Cravings Monthly Subscription  ($180/three months)

This artisanal food subscription service has a package designed specifically to address pregnancy cravings. Bingo.


Pixie Market Ace Spade Leather Clutch, $42, available at Pixie Market.

You can’t read her poker face!


J. Crew End-On-End Pajama Set in Swiss Dot ($98) in Hydrangea Navy

Fact: Swiss dots are the most charming dots.


Emerson Fry Luxe Emerson T ($78)

There are so many tees and so little time and this essential eco-friendly version makes the top of our list.


Kate Spade Bella Bookshelf Agenda, $36, at Shopbop.

She’ll keep all her New Year resolutions when they are in this chic agenda.

You Give the Best Gifts!



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Influenster BlogStar

I love Influenster!


Know why? Because I get rewarded for doing things I enjoy….Like trying new products, giving my opinion about them, sharing my fab finds with my friends, answering questions, providing advice and of-course connecting with stylish, beauty savvy, fashionistas like yourself!

So yes, I would consider myself a Blogstar!


With Influenster I get rewarded for how influential I am with the newest beauty products, makeup, styling tools, discounts, samples, skin care and various other perks.


These perks are based on my badges (what I’m interested in) but there is something for everybody at Influenster!

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There are so many badges you are sure to find one that interests you. Earn points by flexing your social skills and receive the freebies!


Are you A Blogstar?

Then I invite you to be an Influenster too.


When you join let them know D-Anna from Style Salvation referred you.




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A Fashionista Never looks boring

A fashionista is all about putting together outfits worthy of a second take, but sometimes it feels like we’ve used up all our tips and tricks. So here are 11 fresh ways to make your outfits more interesting!


Test Out a Statement Blazer

Slip into a blazer with a unique detail, like lace sleeves or shoulder embellishments. Pair it with neutral separates for a well-balanced look.


Clips Blazer ($639)


Slip on a Stylish Backpack

Need I say more? These bags are perfect for the fashionable gal on the go.


Chloe Stanyon Roll Top Leather Backpack ($396)


Layer in a Patterned Sweater

Give your fall look a festive vibe with a grandpa-inspired sweater.


Peruvian Connection Toboggan Alpaca Crew Sweater ($179)


Get In-Vested

Wear a cool vest with preppy pieces, like a crisp button-down shirt and pleated miniskirt.


Madewell Plaid Cinch Vest ($178)


Make a Splash in a Printed Midi

Wear a bold midi dress with a leather moto jacket for an editor-approved outfit.


Pixie Market Magda Striped Midi Dress ($69)


Rock a Toggle

Cool temperatures call for seasonal embellishments, like toggles!


Tibi Toggle Cardigan Sweater ($425)


Put a Scarf on It

There are so many ways to tie your scarf..So why not try a fresh way like this neckerchief style!


Claire Gaudion Oyster Point Silk Square Scarf ($230)


Get Long and Lean

Swap out your everyday black coat for a wintery white one in an elongated silhouette.


COS Lightweight Scuba Coat ($275)


Throw on a Faux Fur Coat

Find a coat with a furry texture and wear it with It-girl separates, like skinny jeans and moto boots.


Topshop Faux Fur Bonded Throw-On Coat ($178)


Carry a Playful Bag

Even if the rest of your outfit is subdued, a stylish mini-bag can add the perfect dose of fun to your ensemble.


Loeffler Randall Mini Rider Bag ($425)


Wrap Up in a Blanket Scarf

If you haven’t discovered the heaven that is a blanket scarf, I suggest you invest in this cozy piece ASAP. Snag one in a buffalo-check print for added effect.


River Island Black Plaid Check Blanket Scarf ($30)

Your so Fashionable!



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Moda Vox Box

The Best Things in Life are Free with Influenster!

#1weektogorgeous #rimmel #swissmisssimplycocoa #hairfood #refreshwithresource

Moda Vox Box

I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.


Hair Food‎  hair mask, ScandalEyes Rockin Curves mascara, Jergens ultra healing lotion, Resource Spring Water, Moisture Renew Lipstick, Swiss Miss simply cocoa, Rimmel Renew Lip Liner


Moisture Renew Lipstick

Pretty Pout

I received three Rimmel products and first on the list is the Moisture Renew lipstick.  I love this brand and this lipstick is no exception. It glides on effortlessly and has a rich pigment that isn’t at all drying. The hue is full of vitamins to quench and hydrate dry lips so it’s perfect for everyday wear and comes in rainbow of  vibrant shades.


Swiss Miss

Cozy Cocoa!

Hot cocoa keeps me happy and toasty on chilly night! Why not treat yourself to a hot cup of Swiss Miss Simply Cocoa and take a moment to relax and indulge with one of your favorite past-times?!



Gorgeous and Glowing

I love the new Jergens ultra heeling lotion with hydralucence. I use it after I get out of the shower to seal in the moisture and it keeps my extra dry skin hydrated all day. After a week of use my skin looks healthier and rejuvenated.




I adore the Rimmel Scandal Eyes Rockin Curves Mascara! This product makes my light barely there lashes look ultra long and plump, plus the wand gives my lashes a flirty flip that makes my eyes look bigger and brighter! Thanks to Influenster for gifting me this product to test and review…It is now a mainstay in my beauty routine!


Rimmel Renew Lip Liner

Rimmel’s Rockin It!

As you can see Rimmel is definitely Rockin It! This transparent lip liner works with any shade of lipstick you choose and protects lip color from smudging and bleeding. Rock it with your favorite hue!



Refresh with Resource

Grab this water anytime you want to refresh! We all know the benefits of water…so drink up.  Resource makes it easy with their super cool delivery service. This pick not only hydrates but also has eloctrolytes to replenish your body with much needed nutrients.


Hair Food

Food for Thought!

Yup, Clairol has done it again! This hair mask feeds thirsty hair and completely nourishes lifeless locks. I recommend using a hair mask like this delicious choice once a week to restore your mane to it’s full potential.

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3 Work Wardrobe Wonders

Everyone’s had those mornings, the ones where you’ve tried absolutely everything on in your closet, you’re running ridiculously late, and you still have absolutely nothing to wear. It’s times like those that demand super-easy pieces that go with everything. Essentials that you can throw on without thinking and know you’ll look great. I call them wardrobe wonders—and every fashionista needs at least a few of them in her closet. Here are my three favorites that will have you going to work in style!

A Black Jumpsuit


A black jumpsuit doesn’t have be reserved for evenings only, especially if you choose a tailored style. Wear it to the office with pared-down classics like a trench coat and ladylike pumps, or get creative and layer it over a button-down. Either way, it’ll cut your dressing time down. One and done!

Get the Look


SPLENDID $198.00


REVOLVE clothing $154.00

A Flippy Skirt


Fit-and-flare skirts are universally flattering; the flounce balances hips and thighs perfectly. Plus, they’re insanely versatile—for a downtown look, try one under a slouchy sweater with ankle boots; for a more polished vibe, wear with a slim turtleneck and heels.

Get the Look


Ann Taylor $98.00



A Cool Suit


Think of your suit as a really amazing multitasker—you can wear the pants and blazer together and look instantly put-together, or you can wear the jacket and pants separately with literally anything. The outfit options are countless. Just be sure to buy a suit with a really modern fit—either slim-fitting or purposely slouchy.

Get the Look




French Connection $268.00

You look Wonderful!



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