SuperCream By DevaCurl

Posted on July 9, 2015

SuperCream is finally available to purchase!!! This a new product that has been launched by DevaCurl and it’s been a couple of years since their last product hit the market, so I knew it was special. A few weeks ago, I attended the DevaCurl SuperCream Product Testing Event where a group of fellow bloggers and vloggers sampled the product before its official launch and boy, it was a blast! There was a  delicious spread of food and drinks (a priority forRead More

Curly Confessions w/ Curls Understood

Posted on April 22, 2015

Check out my beauty and style secrets on the first episode of Curls Understood TV!   I was so excited to be part of this project.  Sylvia, thank you so much for including me.

New hair color!

Posted on April 6, 2015

I needed a change!  I actually contemplated on cutting all of my hair off (crazy, I know) so I did the next best thing and dyed my hair lighter. Check it out! Thanks to my amazing colorist Sue Scott of Wisp Salon for my bright new spring look! To book an appointment:  

Solid Gold – Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Posted on April 1, 2015

I love jewelry so if I see anything gold it catches my eye.  While waiting for our coach from Abu Dhabi to Dubai, I wandered off and bumped into The Gold ATM.  Oh yeah, you read it right.  I was immediately intimidated by how much the prices were so I didn’t even look and just took a picture.  Then I turned to walk back to my friends and saw a gold car in the same lobby.  I immediately thought to myself “IRead More

Posted on February 20, 2015

Hola! I know its been a while and if you are following my Instagram you would see I have been quite busy traveling.  Don’t worry! I will catch you up on all of the great things happening including being recognized by Cosmopolitan for Latinas!  I lost my mind when I got the news.  I am truly humbled and honored to be recognized with nine other amazing Latinas .  Read the full article here. Xo, Mel

Wash and Go routine: New Hydra Steam Moisturizing System by SoftSheen-Carson

Posted on January 21, 2015

Hey guys, This is my first “How To” video!  I finally got the courage to stand in front of the camera to record my wash and go routine. Woooo Hooooo! The awesome team of SoftSheen-Carson sent me the New Hydra Steam Moisturizing System, exclusively designed for use with steam treatments, which I try to do every time I wash my hair.  Infused with aloe vera, the system promotes frizz control and curl definition plus provides vital moisture to dry hair.  I really needed all the help I could get. Read More

DeNada – fine alpaca handmade knitwear

Posted on December 2, 2014

This weather has been crazy!  From 30 to 60 degrees in a span of a week – well at least here in Washington, DC.  Thankfully, I came across this ahhhhmazing accessory line DeNada that concentrates exclusively on handmade knitwear for men and women.  I discovered it by scrolling through Instagram (of course) and noticed these intricate scarves and gorgeous shawls.  My immediate reaction was to flood their timeline with tons of heart emojis and exclamation points.  Weeks later to my surprise, founder and fellow Latina Virginia Arruesueño contacted me to visit her studio.   Not onlyRead More

2014 Washingtonian Style Setters

Posted on November 7, 2014

I was floored when I was informed that I was selected as one of the Washingtonian’s  Style Setters of the year.  It was definitely a humbling honor to have been recognized for my fashion sense.  This was the lovely photo that graced the pages of the September issue.   *Keep scrolling down* Photo by: Dean Alexander While on set, I noticed a young lady and she was taking some footage during the shoot.  I was introduced to Jocelyn and wasRead More

District Closets Recap

Posted on October 2, 2014

I was really happy to be a part of District Closets shopping event at Secondi.   Guests were able to shop the personal closets of some of DC’s fellow top style bloggers and exclusive Secondi picks.  It was great to mix and mingle with everyone, even the store owner.  Check it out! (l to r) : Style Smiths, A Loyal Love, My Fair Vanity, The Fashionably Broke Not Pictured: Anchyi @ work With Anchyi @ work Secondi owner Caitrine CallisonRead More

D/CITY No. 6 Issue Outtakes

Posted on August 28, 2014

Location: American Ice Co. Washington, DC I’m so happy I got chance to be a part of D/City “The Secret Issue” street style section.  What a blast! Here are some of the outtakes… Jacket: Barneys Shirt, Pants and Shoes: Zara   Photos: Sebastian Marin Follow @dcitystyle on Instagram to see What’s New, What’s Now, What’s next in Washington, DC