If you were to ask me my hair type, I honestly wouldn't know what to tell you. The whole "1a" "69XYZ" seems like a whole other language to me. My hair is definitely a lot curlier than it appears on the picture - the strands resembling curly fries (plus those hideous little stragalies due to heat damage!). 

MY CURLY HAIR ROUTINE // WHAT I DO + WHAT I USE

VELVET, FAUX LEATHER + CURLS // OOTD B&W EDITION


As a part of my 3rd installment of "My Blogging Secrets", I decided I'd show you guys some of my favorite blogger themes that are free. I truly believe the layout and design of your blog is what determine whether or not someone will take interest in it. If your blog looks scattered and is too hard on the eyes, 9 times out of 10 people will click off within a minute and won't even give your written content a chance. You want something that's cute, shows your style and is easy to navigate!

MY BLOGGING SECRETS V.3 // 5 FREE BLOGGER THEMES


I find that a lot of bloggers assume you need high quality equipment/programs to get good looking pictures, but thats simply not true! In my
first installment of "My Blogging Secrets" I showed you were you can find some amazing, high quality photos that are free to use on your blog. Today, I'll be showing you how I edit the pictures I use to match my "theme". 

MY BLOGGING SECRETS V.2 // HOW I EDIT MY PHOTOS TO MATCH MY BLOG


JOB + ME + MY ANXIETY = A JOKE

Never in these last few years would I have thought I'd get the opportunity to make a post like this.  

For the last month or so I've became very restless, constantly being haunted by the fact that I'm 20 years old and I'm still living with my parents. It's not fun to admit that, I mean if you're in school or working, then I totally get it. But I'm doing neither of those and it's gotten to the point where it's embarrassing. 

MY FIRST JOB INTERVIEW // MENTAL HEALTH DIARIES #7


These past few months I've been getting extremely into makeup and trying to build up my collection. I've never been one to spend tons of money on a piece just because of the name on the package, as long as the pigmentation is nice and their a cruelty free brand, I'm satisfied. 

I thought it'd be a fun idea to share little hauls every now and again of my latest purchases. Whether you're looking for some replacements for the stuff you're using now, just starting out with makeup or are like me and would rather not break the bank to find a good product, I hope I can introduce you to some new alternatives! 

MINI CRUELTY FREE MAKEUP + BEAUTY HAUL


A better title for this would probably be "My Everyday Makeup (Except not really) (This only gets put on when I'm not being lazy) (Or when I go somewhere.. which is NEVER.) 

MY SIMPLE EVERYDAY MAKEUP


Being a blogger can be quite difficult sometimes, especially if you've been blogging for a while. It gets to a point where you feel like you've done every single post under the sun and you find yourself being discouraged by this sudden "bloggers block".

Bloggers block is your worst enemy.

Once its taken a hold of your creative flow, all of a sudden a whole month has passed and you still haven't put out any new content. Then comes the stress because of the lack of content and all of a sudden you're loosing interest completely because the stress overtakes the fun.

Not to worry though because Kristina, me - don't know why I'm talking in third person, to the rescue! Through the many hiatuses I've unintentionally taken due to lack of inspiration, I've found ways to easily spark it back up.

MY BLOGGING SECRETS V.1 // HOW I COME UP WITH POST IDEAS + FREE PICTURES TO USE ON YOUR BLOG


October 10th. 
World Mental Health Day. 
A day that is very close to my - and so many others' hearts. 
(One of the many days) where we fight for our dignity, respect and understanding. 

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY


I've been super into french braids at the moment, but because I have the whole 'chubby baby cheek' thing going on, I don't think the normal two going straight back suit me at all. If that style is more of your thing, you could totally do the braids all the way down and just rock the low bun look. There's honestly so many options, it's really just up to personal preference. Do it the way I did or add your special touch, either way its going to come out gorg!   

BRAIDED MINI SPICE GIRL BUNS


Hi guys, happy Thursday! 
As it's just turned the 1st of October (or 1st day of halloween in my mind), I thought we'd kick off this month with sharing some of my favorite/most used things from September. 

MY SEPTEMBER FAVORITES

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