Tagged: Beauty

Motherhood Mondays: Princess crown braid

This month, I'm excited to feature back-to-school hair tutorials for girls every Monday. (And of course we grown-ups can wear them, too:) My friend Reagan of Hairdresser on Fire did a princess crown on adorable five-year-old Stella. What a pretty fall look, and I loved Stella's goofy personality! Here are Reagan's steps and more photos…
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Gold nails

Have you ever worn gold nail polish? It’s such a pretty color for the holidays (and New Year’s Eve!), and I love that even if you’re wearing pajamas, this nail polish makes you feel celebratory. I’m a big fan of West End Wonderland (and if you take a bottle home, you could do family manicures on Christmas morning:) Thoughts? Would you wear it?

P.S. Navy nails and galaxy nails.

(Photos by Alpha Smoot for A Cup of Jo. Styling by Kendra Smoot. Gold necklace from Madewell)

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Haircut inspiration

How long is your hair? Mine has been halfway down my back for as long as I can remember, but this morning I stumbled upon photos of this Madewell model, and her choppy locks are tempting me to go shoulder-length. I tried holding up my hair in the mirror to see what it would look like, but it’s hard to tell. Are you daring with your haircuts? My sister will dye her hair in the sink, and cut blunt bangs without blinking an eye. But I’m such a wuss, even over a few inches! :)

(Photos from Madewell)

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mariaduenasjacobs this iconic christy turlington

mariaduenasjacobs this iconic christy turlington

mariaduenasjacobs:

This iconic Christy Turlington vintage photo inspired me to find the perfect oversized cream cashmere crewneck.

still searching! 

-Maria Dueñas Jacobs

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