Friday, April 17, 2015

Mitsubishi Mirage Review

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A while back The Sti Experience approached me on behalf of Mitsubishi to test drive their plasma plus Mitsubishi Mirage. I was able to experience the car for a week. I want to share with you how this car could fit into your everyday life.

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 I was hesitant about the size of the car when I first received it but after putting through some tests, I was so pleasantly surprised. I realized that the size of this car actually has several advantages, the gas mileage is AHHMAZING!!

  • You can park anywhere, I took the car to an area in town where parking is nearly impossible to find and I was the envy of every car in tow because I had multiple spaces to choose from. 
  • Size was not a concern when it came to storage, I tend to carry multiple outfits in my car and that wasn't something I sacrificed when I switched from my car to the mirage.
  •  It's also comfortable enough for you guests to ride with you, I took my niece in a car seat along with two other guests in the back and we enjoyed the ride. 
  • This car also comes in such unique and stylish colors....I love it

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I also took the car to a little hiking trail, and it held up so well. I experienced a very smooth ride, and I felt confident and safe going through the less than ideal terrain.

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Take your best #Selfie and WIN with #NeutrogenaSelfie

This post was made in colalboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Neutrogena. 
I am being financially compensated for this post, which has in no way affected the statements made in this post.
The below text/photos are a genuine reflection of my experience with the brand and products.

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Being a blogger means many things, one of them is...Selfies are my bread and butter! Taking a selfie is no easy task, on today's post, with the help of Neutrogena's Oil Free Pink Grapefruit line, I'll give you some tips to take your best selfie yet.
Ser bloguera significa muchas cosas, una de ellas es que los selfies son mi pan de cada dia. Yo creo que todas saben que tomar selfies no es nada facil, por lo cual hoy con una ayudita por parte de Neutrogena Pink Grapefruit line les voy a dar unos consejitos para tomarte una selfie divina. 


The first step to a great selfie is healthy skin, skin that can totally rock the #nofilter tag. Products to clean and care for your skin are a must, I have gotten to play around with Neutrogena's Pink Grapefruit line for a while and it's great to get rid of dirt that clogs up the pores, later causing acne...oh, and the products smell delicious!!!!!

El paso mas importante para lograr una buena selfie es cuidar la piel, una cutis sana no necesita filtros ni efectos. Los productos Neutrogena Pink Grapefruit limpian la piel y se deshacen de las causantes de el acne...ademas la fragancia es deliciosa.

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Tilt it
A head-on photo is almost always too harsh! so tilt your face or your phone, it'll soften the look and show off your best angles.
Una foto de frente es un poco muy severa, al inclinar tu cara o telefono hacia un lado, le das un toque delicado a la selfie y puedes mostrar tu mejor perfil.

Have fun
Don't take it too seriously! be silly, make faces and enjoy yourself. Make sure to convey some emotion, after all, the point of social media is to connect with people.
No te tomes esto muy en serio, haz muecas y diviertete.

Play with Light
Taking a good selfie can be a workout, you might have to chase sunlight/ good lighting around your house or location but the best accessory to a selfie is a great ray of light!
Una buena selfie siempre viene acompanada por muy buena luz, busca diferentes locaciones y tipos de luz para darle el toque final a tus fotos.


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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Peter Som for Kohls

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I have come to the conclusion that, jackets are the building blocks of a wardrobe. A good, a great jacket, with mixed media, draping, intricate details or exotic color has the ability to elevate any look.
Recently, I have been stocking up on jackets and layering them over absolutely everything.
This moto jacket is actually made of a light jersey fabric and it is perfect for cool August nights. 

He concluido que las chaquetas/sacos/chamarras son la base de cualquier vestuario. Una buena chaqueta, de buena calidad, con detalles unicos, o en un color alegre tiene la capacidad de elevar cualquier look.
Recientemente, he estado amontonando chaquetas y combinandolas con todas mis prendas.
Esta chaqueta estilo moto en vez de cuero es hecha de un algodon ligero que la hace perfecta para las noches frias de agosto.

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Jacket/Chaqueta: Peter Som for Kohls (SIMILAR)
Romper: Peter Som for Kohls (HERE)
Bag/Bolso: Steve Madden 
Shoes/Zapatos: Steve Madden

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Friday, August 1, 2014

The Perfect Summer Dress by LUSH

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If you're not going on a fabulous vacation this Summer, well...then, fake it 'til you make it! 
Summer is the perfect excuse to wear bright colors, loud prints and beach-worthy accessories, that is exactly what I did with this outfit. I asked myself "what would I wear on a cruise or to explore a Caribbean island?
Here it is, a gorgeous, super comfy and chic LUSH maxi (this dress comes in several colors and prints)
with lots of gold jewels and splashes of color!
Hope you're enjoying your Summer as much as I am enjoying this outfit.

Tal vez no vas a pasar este verano en una isla Caribena o en un viaje fabuloso pero eso no quiere decir que tu estilo tiene que dejar de ser alegre. Esta temporada te da el pretexto perfecto para ponerte colores fuertes, estampados deliciosos y accesorios de playa; eso fue lo que hize con este outfit. Me puse la prendas que me pondria para un crucero o para explorar las Bahama.
Este vestido de LUSH es super comodo, chic y divino (esta disponible en varios colores y estampados) lo combine con varias cadenas doradas y mucho color!
Espero que esten disfrutando este verano tanto como yo estoy disfrutando este outfit.

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Dress/Vestido: LUSH (here)
Hat/Sombrero: Target (similar)
Bag/Bolso: Target (similar)
Necklaces/Cadenas: Target
Sunnies/Lentes: F21
Shoes/Zapatos: Local Boutique (similar)

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

#NoMasPoros Challenge

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Neutrogena has challenged me to try out their Pore Refining line for 7 days and document my journey and results. In today's post I am sharing both with you. 
For the most part, I feel lucky to have very healthy skin, however, I have always been self conscious about my over-sized pores. Large pores give the appearance of unkempt, aging skin and can lead to awful makeup application, a regimen that promises to vanish those issues is a definite MUST for me.
It's important you know that while you can't completely vanish the appearance of pores, you can significantly minimize their size. 

Neutrogena me reto a probar su linea Pore Refining durante 7 dias, me pidieron que documentara mi experiencia y resultados y en el post de hoy voy a compartir mi experiencia con ustedes. 
Simpre me he considerado afortunada por tener piel relativamente sana pero algo que siempre me ha molestado es el tamaño y apariencia de mis poros. Poros grandes hacen que tu piel se vea maltratada y envejecida. Una linea de cuidado de piel especializada en disminuir el tamaño de los poros es perfecta para mi, por lo cual disfrute mucho esta experiencia.
Es importante que sepan que la apariencia de los poros no pueden ser completamente eliminada pero puedes ser disminuida. 

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Skin clogged with dirt and toxins can lead to enlarged pores, which is why a range that cleanses and exfoliates and tones skin is extremely important. The Pore Refining line penetrates the skin to cleanse and polish away dullness and rough patches with Salicylic Acid and Alpha-hydroxys.

la piel congestionada con mugre y toxinas puede causar que los poros se agranden por lo cual  un habito de limpieza es extremadamente importante. El Pore Refining Cleanser penetra la cutis para limpiar y pulir la piel, eliminando parches asperos con la ayuda del acido Salicylic y Alpha-Hydroxys. 

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After removing my makeup, I washed my face with the Neutrogena Pore Refining Daily cleanser, morning and night during the 7 day period. I loved the gel consistency, which was gentle on my skin and penetrated the surface to purge all toxins and dirt.

Despues de desmaquillarme me lavo la cara con el cleanser, dos veces al dia durante una semana. La consistencia gel me encanta porque es delicada pero efectiva.

I buffed away dullness 3 times a week with the Pore Refining Exfoliating Cleanser, which is super creamy and very gentle.

After cleansing and exfoliating, I apply the Pore Refining Toner which polishes off skin without drying and preps the skin for moisturizing.

Despues de lavar y exfoliar la piel, use el tonificador preparandola para la crema humectante.

The very last and most indulgent step is the Pore Refining Moisturizer, this is one of the best ones I have ever tried. It's the perfect blend between creamy and light, it's perfect for day and night. This moisturizer has Retinol and Beta Hydroxy Acid that simply made my skin look radiant.

El ultimo paso es la crema, la cual me encanto. El Pore Refining Moisturizer tiene la textura perfecta, es genial para el dia y noche. Contiene Retinol y Beta Hydroxy Acid los cuales volvieron my piel radiante.

TIP: Always warm up your skin care products with palms/fingers to activate ingredients before applying! 
TIP: Siempre calienta los productos para el cuidado de la piel con las llemas de tus dedos para activar los ingredientes. 

The 7 Day Journey
Day 1                       Day 5                               Day 7 
As you can see, using this skin care range for only 5 days made a significant difference in the texture and appearance of my skin. My skin looked less oily and the difference in size of my pores was so satisfying, I have continued using this range even after the 7 Day Challenge.

Despues de solo 5 dias la linea Pore Refining cambio la textura y apariencia de mi piel. La grasa de mi piel fue casi eliminada por completo y mis poros definitivamente se encojieron. los resultados fueron tan satisfactorios que voy a continuar usando esta linea. 

FTC- The products featured this post were sent to me free of charge by Neutrogena and LatinaBloggersConnect for consideration and review. Aside from the products I am being financially compensated for this post. This compensation in no way has influenced my opinion or statements. The opinions stated above are genuine and my own.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Leather and Lace Juxtaposition

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I have been away a while, from the blog that is. While it may sound absurd, I have actually stayed away for the good of Camila's Closet, I have been working on some exciting updates and potential projects. I have an opportunity to give many aspects of my life a fresh start and I'm sulking in that joy...hope y'all understand!
In the meantime, let's talk about one of my Birthday purchases, I totally splurged on some BCBGeneration (on sale...yay!!). This leather quilted vest is a fall must-have!

He estado ausente por un tiempo y aunque suene absurdo, lo he hecho por el beneficio de Camila's Closet, se los juro. Me refiero a lo que me ha tenido ocupada, estoy planeando unos retoquitos y proyectos que les van a encantar. 
Por ahora hablemos sobre mis compras de cumpleanos, las cual combine juntas en este outfit.
Este chaleco de cuero es esencial para las estaciones entrantes. 

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For my 23rd birthday, I treated myself with two pieces from this beautiful brand.
One of the things I love most about BCBGeneration is that all their pieces are trendy, yet classic and will eventually become a staple in your wardrobe. I decided to pair both pieces together, I adore this outfit and I hope you do too.

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Whenever I am in a fashion jam, there are a couple essential tips and rules I follow, they're surefire ways to look polished and feel gorgeous without actually putting too much of an effort .
I bought these pieces with that mentality.

*A a chiffon dress with one intricate or stand out detail is the easiest thing to throw on will always make you look dressed up...and it's comfortable.
*Mixing a very feminine piece with a much edgier one gives the impression that you spent hours thinking about your outfit when you really just threw it on

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Vest: BCBGeneration (here)

Dress: BCBGeneration (here)
Booties: BCBGeneration (similar)
Clutch: Topshop similar

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Neon Pink Polka Dot Dress

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Hope you've all had a wonderful weekend! I have to admit it, this year, 4th of July passed me by without so much as a cheap sparkler or any flash of red, white, and blue. Instead, It was my native Colombia that found itself at the forefront of the heart. Without any knowledge that this fateful day would be our last chance at a World Cup, myself and pretty much every Colombian in the Jersey Shore (which is a lot) crammed ourselves in front of a TV and went on an incredibly emotional journey. I am sure I don't have to tell you what, how and why it happened but Colombia went home and while we were saddened, not one of us was heart-broken nor disappointed, because we did our god-dammned best!
As for the controversy the game has caused, I will say this, both teams played with guts and love for the game, it is what it is! love and guts is all I would ever ask for. Especially since, it's time for Ronaldo, Neymar and Messi to move over because…James has ARRIVED!

Espero que todos hayan tenido un gran fin de semana, la verdad es que este 4 de Julio paso desapercibido en mi vida. Este 2014 mi concentracion y corazón se enfocaron en Colombia y en aquello que hoy nos tiene a todos un poco nostálgicos. Sin saber que esta seria nuestra ultima oportunidad a ganar esa Copa del Mundo, todo Colombiano que conozco y yo nos acomodamos en el pequeño espacio disponible frente al televisor y empezamos lo que se volvió una experiencia llena de emociones encontradas. Me imagino que no hace falta que les de un resumen de lo que paso aquel día, La Selección regreso a su hogar y ninguno de nosotros quedo con el corazón partido y mucho menos desepcionados porque nuestros muchachos le dieron con todo y dejaron el corazón en la cancha.  
En cuanto a la controversia, lo único que voy a decir es que ambos equipos hicieron todo con amor y dedicación…Lo mejor de todo es que la época de Ronaldo, Messi y Neymar se acabo porque…James ha llegado!

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Dress/Vestido: Target Kids (LOVE this one)
Shoes/Zapatos: BCBG (splurge ON SALE)
Belt/Cinturon: Levi's
Bag/Bolso: Steve Madden