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Thursday, September 26, 2013

fox13 live beauty on a budget segment: how to rock the not so basic braid


all you need to accomplish the not so basic braided looks:
cheap hair extensions from sally's to add volume and length, these cost anywhere from $2.29-$10
(these sassy ones were $2.29) , such an awesome deal.
i added the colored hair extension pieces to my side part corn row look for fun, they were only $2.29.
bobby pins, hair pins and some elastics.
easy and super budget friendly:)

how ahhhsome is this fall attire!!?:) i love every piece!!
i was able to once again pick out and wardrobe style my models
thanks to..
jmr fashion place, utah

looks we featured:
top left: corn row braids/twist, top right: high ponytail braid or fishtail braid
bottom left: upside down french braid with braided bun, bottom right: crown braid


my gorgeous models and Fox13 host, Nineveh Dinha.
thank you for having us fox 13 utah!!!
we love you guys!

on mahh bodyy:
studded camo button snap blouse and these hudson jeans, you can find it at jmr

the talented, amanda jones, rocking the upside down french braid and bun
love her, she is also on 101.5 the eagle as a morning show host. 

the beautiful, melissa crandall, rocking the crown braid with added extensions.

beautiful model, stefani murdoch, rockin the high pony braid with extensions.

gorgeous former miss utah usa 2011, jamilynn crandall, rockin the side cornrow twists with added color extensions.

braids were all over the runways during new york fashion week and with homecoming and other fun parties around the bend, i thought it would be fun to show you how to rock the not so basic braids. braids are fun and even if you have short hair you can still rock some of the hottest braid styles with the help of extensions. i'm not talking about the expensive ones either, i wanted to show how you could do it using the inexpensive brand, i'm all about budget friendly anything! 

you can view my fox13 live segment here: muchacha mary talks braids

and a little behind the scenes prep video on how to achieve melissa's crown braid 

thanks for watching:) stay tuned for my next beauty on a budget segment..

xM

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

before and afters









pretty girls to begin with but even more gorgeous with a lil "natural"  makeover, by yours truly:)

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

fox13 fall budget friendly makeup trends-segment prep









big shout out and a mega thank you to jmr chalk garden for letting me pick from your amazing new fall wardrobe collection, to style myself and my models for my live beauty segment.
today i will be talking beauty trends straight from the cat walks of new york fashion week.
get ready to see some smoldering orange and copper eyes and luscious oxblood lips, just to name a few of the trends i will be talking about.
 plus it's all budget friendly!!
 woohoo!!
you can watch live today (9/11/13) at 4pm (mountain standard) if you're in utah on fox13 or online
i'll post a link to the video and a follow up product and wardrobe detailed post later tonight..
make sure you check back:)

xM

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

what up, cowboy?







pic creds: ali kunz
creative production: me
on mahh bodyy:
mens' thrifted western button up shirt: thrifted similar here, shorts: free people similar here,  
spiked horseshoe necklace: forever 21here, thigh high leopard print boots: old similar here

so this is actually my husband's shirt that i thrifted for him. 
it's his fav go-to western shirt. but i stole it cause i love it!! haha
i love thumbing through the men's section anytime i go shopping, not only for the hubby but for meee:)
 don't be intimidated by the men's side cause you can find some pretty cool things(same goes for the boys section, love it over there).
xM

Monday, September 9, 2013

follow me and you'll see..





photo creds: ali kunz
creative production: me
on mahh bodyy:
black and floral short romper: revolve clothing similar here, grey silk oversized blazer: old similar here,
 knee high gladiator high heel sandals: old similar here,
chanel black caviar 9inch 2.55 double flap classic shoulder bag: here,
black and gold coin necklace: vintage, black and gold round sunnies: urban outfitters here

just cause summer's coming to an end doesn't mean you have to give up on some of your fav summer staples, like the romper.. add a light weight silky blazer to keep you warm during the cooler end of summer nights.

xM

Sunday, September 8, 2013

dreams of happily ever after..











pic creds and to view more pics: jessie alexis photography
creative production: amy mcfarland
hair and makeup/wardrobe styling: me
on mahh bodyy:
vintage wedding dress, necklace: h&m, tribal cuff and head piece: ebay
bridal bouquet:the petal coop

i shot this shoot a couple weeks ago and was so excited to see some of the finished pics. 
it was dreamed up by amy mcfarland as one of the scenes for her fall wedding themed shoot-outs.
this series was shot by the amazingly talented jessie alexis

amy asked that i incorporate my personal style into styling wardrobe and hair and makeup, this is my idea of a dreamy etherial boho bride:) <3
 i love modeling bridals because it let's me be creative with what i now would have done with my own bridals, when i got married. 
it's fun to play with different bridal looks and hopefully it inspires some of your own wedding looks. 

xM