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My Favorite Yoga Leggings

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I’ve given you the lowdown on my workout faves over the years, but I feel it necessary to wax poetic about the leggings I keep comin’ back to, over and over, again and again.

They are from Fabletics – specifically called the Salar leggings and the Salar capri. And I am obsessed. Truly.

So obsessed, in fact, that I’ve noticed I won’t wear any of my other leggings from other brands. Popular brands. WAY MORE expensive brands. Nope, no thank you, not interested.

What do I specifically love about the Salar leggings, you ask? Well, they wash well, wear well, aren’t see-through when you bend over, and most importantly, don’t budge when I move through yoga postures. You see, ladies, for whatever reason, yoga leggings tend to sliiiiiide down my waist and hips when I flow through postures. IT DRIVES ME ABSOLUTELY BATTY. Yes, I’m the one on her mat yanking at her pants all the livelong day…at least, when I’m not wearing the Salar leggings/capris.

However, when I have the Salars on, they just stay put. End of story.

Plus, it doesn’t hurt that they come in about 20 shades and/or patterns. (For what it’s worth, I find the patterned leggings to feel a bit stiffer than the solid colors. But truly, the black ones just can’t be beat for feel and longevity, although I have many colors and patterns.)

So, here’s the deal about Fabletics if you haven’t tried the brand. It’s a monthly service, in which you are billed $49.95/month UNLESS you decide to skip the month, in which you aren’t billed anything. I skip all the time. In fact, I go months and months without purchasing anything. All you need to do is log into your account and hit the skip button within the first 5 days of the month. It’s that easy. (I just have a reminder on the first day of the month on my Google calendar – I log in and then buy or skip…I skip more than I buy, personally.) I’ve been using the service for about 2 years and have no complaints.

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As you will see, Fabletics has quite a robust workout collection – not just for yoga. I’ve tried the tanks and bras, which were fine, but I actually prefer other brands. However, the leggings are #1 for me.

Best part? Your first outfit is $25. Yep, three pieces for 25 bones. I mean, come on now. Oh, and they have free shipping and returns, so there’s really not much to lose. I think you should check it out.

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Let me know what you think! Have you tried Fabletics before? Also, can my ass look like Kate Hudson’s? Thanks.

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Odds and Ends

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1. How to be less controlling. I might have read this twice.

2. Seeing ourselves in Donald Trump. A great, thought-provoking read.

3. On creativity. “A friend told me once that creativity is like breathing. When you make stuff, you are exhaling. But you can’t exhale forever. Eventually, you have to breathe in.”

4. The families that can’t afford summer.

5. A great summer reading guide. Some good classics in there.

6. I recently became a brand ambassador for Beauty Heroes, which is a mission I’m 100% behind. They did a quick Q&A with me here, if you are interested!

7. I’m always intrigued by creatives’ secrets to longevity. These guys have some great thoughts on the matter.

8. The perfect swimsuit coverup, and it’s only 40 dollars! Love the coral shade.

9. An allergy that affects many. Please familiarize yourself.

10. I’m educating myself on the recent news of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. This is a good article on the matter.

11. I put together a video on our stay at Secrets Akumal earlier this month – it’s essentially comprised of my Snapchat videos, so the quality isn’t fabulous, but it’s a good look at the property if you are interested!

Happy Friday to you all! I hope you are enjoying your summer so far.

image credit: Richard Diebenkorn 

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Beachy, Lived-In Hair Tutorial

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Happy Friday! Today, I’m dishing up a hair tutorial that I filmed yesterday on Facebook Live in collaboration with Folica. It was my first time to film a live tutorial, which was an interesting experience. (I enjoyed it, actually! Might need to start filming more.)

One of the perks of Facebook Live is that viewers can ask you questions live, however, for some reason, a glitch occurred and the comments didn’t come through – so the second video in this post is me addressing the questions that I saw after the fact. Hopefully, this won’t happen in the future.

The tools I am using are the Sedu Revolution 4000i Hair Dryer and the Sedu Revolution 1″ Black Onyx Titanium Styling Iron.

Hair products mentioned are Josh Rosebrook Lift, Josh Rosebrook Styling Cream, and One Love Organics Dry Shampoo. All green, of course!

And here are some of the viewer questions answered.

Giveaway time! The lovely folks at Folica are generously providing one Sedu hair dryer and one Sedu styling iron for a lucky winner! Please see below for details on how to enter.

And! If that wasn’t enough, starting this Sunday (June 19th), you can get 30% off Sedu styling tools with the code HEAT3025. Now, that ain’t no measly discount, folks. 30 PERCENT. Thanks, Folica!

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