Mar 21, 2012

Daily dose of PLL

Ok first of all, can we discuss the following?


Yes that would be MOI showing up in a Carrie Underwood google search. Thank you to my girl DON for showing me. I of course, was on cloud 9. 

Next order of business. 

Lowlights. I haz em. 



I mean yes, it is still very blonde, BUT I have gotten more and more lowlights these past two times, and I can really tell! Good job Brittney, you are the best hairdresser EVA. I think it has been helping my fine baby hairs. 

AND, in a proactive attempt to save you all the hassle of asking where I got that adorable little lacey top in the pic above, let me tell you. 

I purchased this little baby from Ruche


And I am wearing it with skinnies and my Louboutin's. Now the earrings in the pic? You are on your own, but I want to say Forever 21. 


So spring is clearly upon us, and I have been wearing dresses. I was straight up frightened at the paleness of my legs in the mirror the first day, so I borrowed the roomies Lancome, flash bronzer, and I am kinda obsessed. It is a gel substance, and it goes on super smoothly. It has made my lack of sunlight a tad more bearable. 

I think it is helping, right? 


The only downfall is my work bestie came in the office and asked "did someone get spray tanned at lunch, it smells like a spray tan?"

Hmm. pretty sure that is me...

Suggestions on ones that smell a little less obvious? I know you girls have them.



And last but certainly not least, I will leave you with this pic. The babes were in Disney this past weekend, and it appears they got princess makeovers. 

Try and tell me this is not the cutest thing you have ever seen.


I.love.them. 

xoxo

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43 comments:

Bre said...

I used to use a bronzing gel that smelled weird too, I would put it on at night and then just quickly shower off in the morning! After that the smell wasn't noticeable! Love your hair! Your are gorgeous darling!

Jeremy and Megan said...

DYING over those little girls!! TOO adorable!!

I NEED(for serious) a good sunless tanning solution as well! PLEASE post everyone's suggestions! This mama could use a good "tan" to hide the 6 lbs of baby weight I still have left to lose!

How cool that you came up on google under Carrie!!

Your hairdresser does good work!! LOVE your hair color!

Michelle P said...

Ha I love the princess makeovers!

Anna said...

This is such a cute post! Love the hair styles!
-Anna
asweetsouthernmess.blogspot.com

safire said...

Fun post! I love lace so I'm really loving that lace top :)

Page Twenty-Two said...

Loving the lowlights!! Sooo pretty:) I need some new self tanner too. I tried one once that had a pink grapefruit scent - I think it was L'Oreal!

Whitney-BitbyBit.blogspot.com said...

The best bronzer ever is the St. Tropez mousse. Available at Sephora. Not only does it not smell bad, it smells good. Its a little pricey, like $30, but last forever and totally worth it. Really great color too, not at all orange-y.

Gina said...

I used two different bronzing lotions before our trip and they both smelled weird. I don't think you can get around that but let us know if you find something.

And look at you coming up on that search. How cool is that?

Elizabeth James said...

St Tropez is great- but Tan Towels are fantastic. I know for sure that they sell them at Nordstrom and ULTA

J and A said...

Your low lights are awesome and that shirt is a beauty. It is so fitting you are in a search with Carrie. Love.

Tristan Paige said...

I have St. Tropez lotion and it works very well! Put it on at night and rinse off in the morning. I also have some VS bronzing that works well for an everyday lotion. I'm just weird about self tanners so I don't use them regularly.

B said...

Princess picture...ADORABLE!!

Erica @aSoonerSweetheart said...

Love that princess picture. I would be over the moon to be next to Carrie on a google search.

Day Old News said...

Girl, I tried on a swimsuit yesterday and I swear, I have never been this pale in my entire life. I'm going to try my Carrie Underwear tan machine tonight as I have only ever used it on my face (works great). After that, I don't know what I'll do. I am not great with the lotion...I may need to enlist in a professional or sack up and pay for the Kate Somerville tan towels because those do work something awesome.

Annabelle said...

PLL! OMG being listed under Carrie Underwood cowboy boots makes you extemely famous in my book. But I think of you as a Star anyway just because Pink Lou Lou is amazing!!!

Jessica said...

The best self-tanner I have found that works the best (in my opinion) by far is Banana Boat's Sunless Tannin Lotion in Deep Dark Color.

http://www.drugstore.com/banana-boat-sunless-summer-color-self-tanning-lotion-deep-dark/qxp139721

It's awesome. My friends and I swear by it for a fresh summer look when feeling scary pale.

Christy said...

I'm new at reading your blog but so far I love it!!

I use Xen-Tan, I love it and it makes you look tan but has a awesome beachy, vanilla smell. It does not smell like self tanner at all!

http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/xen-tan-transform-luxe-premium-sunless-tan/3030743?origin=coordinating-3030743-0-1-1

Casey said...

Oh my, this entire post is filled with fabulousness!

The earrings are, in fact, from Forever 21. I know because I have those bad boys too :)

Kristen479 said...

Dear PLL
PLEASE INFORM ME WHERE I CAN FIND THIS LANCOME TANNING GEL!!!
Sincerely,
Kristen

:)

Brittany said...

I've used St Tropez mousse for a little while now. I like it alright, but I'm always down to try new ones! I know they have the Lancome gel & the tan towels at Sephora. I'd love to see a post about all the ones people are using :) That top is absolutely adorable!! Love it!

Linny said...

How awesome you are on Carrie google image search!! I love your hair, wish your stylist was in the Nashville area! have a wonderful Wednesday gorgeous! xo Linny
cacutie333.blogspot.com

Kate @ Green Fashionista said...

That is amazingness that you show up in the Carrie Underwood search!

Brown Girl said...

The low lights look good girl, nice dimension!

said...

St. Tropez mousse is the BEST bronzer ever. It doesn't smell, and it's a gradual tan...not orange at all. I absolutely love it. I bought the $30 kit at Sephora (that comes with a mitt to help you put it on your body) and use it daily.

Caroline said...

Love the hair. I can't wait to get my low lights. :)

Megan - Style Me Swanky said...

Oh to be a wittle princess again! Those little girls are presh. LOVE the lowlights!

mrs. k said...

if you find one that doesn't smell, please post it!

Hannah said...

I use Clarins gel lotion and I don't think it smells too bad. Love those little girls... too presh!

Holly @ Everydays a Holly-Day said...

Loving the low lights, I've went darker too but I still missed the lightness. Ah well, spring is coming and momma needs a touch up before her 26 birthday.

Best self tanner EVER: Xen Tan- it's a little more expensive then most at $40 for a tube of the lux. I have the darkest, it smells like vanilla (although a bit strong but better then the nasty self tan smell). It lasts a week, has color guide, fades well and provide a natural color. LOVE IT!!!

Amber said...

Ok first, that is SOOO COOL! You show up on a Carrie Underwood search! Second, I am in desperate need for a self-tanner so THANK YOU for posting this! Your legs look great. I am as pale as can be so I need this like, yesterday!! ;)

sarah@totalbassetcase.com said...

I love Big Skinny - its a little dark so I normally mix it up with a bit of regular lotion and it works like a dream!

http://www.amazon.com/Philosophy-Skinny-Self-Tanning-Firming-Cream/dp/B003FTXT9W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1332383796&sr=8-1

Southern Sass said...

LOVE everything about this!

Ashley said...

You should just work for Carrie as her double. For reals. I did a celebrity face match thing one day, all of my matches were like Lucy Liu & Bjork. Major fail.


I have a spray tan membership & then use a tinted moisturizer too. Butttt it looks like I need to try out this St Tropez to see what it's all about. I love me some beauty products especially in the form of a tan since I'm about as pale as they come.

Melanie said...

I've heard that the Rodan and Fields self tanner doesn't smell. I haven't tried it, but I ordered some. I can't wait to try it!
You can buy it at www.melaniecrawford.myrandf.com

Samantha George-Realtor said...

Is it bad that when I read "Daily Dose of PLL" I immediately thought Pretty Little Liars?? Ha Ha. Pink Lou Lou and Pretty Little Liars are def my 2 fave "PLL"'s by all means!

I love your lowlights... and fyi have EXACTLY the same hair texture as you. Mine is in a similar style. You rock the short hair well!

xo
Sam

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Christy said...

Hi PLL!

Your hair looks fabulous! Ok, I swear by Tan Towels - they have them at Ulta. No mess, easy and quick to apply and they make you bronzed(and I am SUPER pale). Put on before bed and shower off in the morning = no smell! May I also suggest the Laura Mercier bronzer "Sun Dust" - you can find it Sephora. It also creates a bronzed glow! Have fun and Good luck!

Crystaljk78 said...

PLL ~

Your hair looks perfect (as usual) - love it! Your pictures inspire me to try new hairstyles on myself, but they never look as good as yours :( I wish I knew you in real life and that you lived closer to Minnesota. I'd hire you to style me for my wedding in September. I swear I'm not a creeper - you just always look fab! lolz :)

ONE FINE DAY ARTISTRY said...

i am with ya on the need for some bronzer..seriously not ready for summer..the ones I use the most (have the least smell) Laura Mercier and new fave- Bare Escentuals Faux Tan :) Happy Bronzing!!

Morgan said...

try Jergens Natural Glow moisturizer. You won't get instant results, but in a few days, you'll be looking fab. Just watch around the feet! :-)

Navy Morrisons said...

I LOVE this one by Sun Labs. I get it from Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Self-Tanning-Lotion-Ultra-Instant/dp/B0009V8N5E/ref=sr_1_1?s=beauty&ie=UTF8&qid=1332541492&sr=1-1

Cheerful Homemaker said...

My hair is finally growing back from the post-baby shed fest and I have so many baby hairs. I feel like I have very short bangs right now.

smk053078 said...

Why am I just now finding your blog! OMG, girl, you are hilarious, fabulous, cray-cray and goregous all rolled into one!! I use XEN TAN...get it at Ulta...smells like vanilla and is the BEST self tanner ever! Getcha ya' some! Can't wait to read more posts...
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