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Pink Hair

Hey everyone! I haven’t posted on the blog in forever and it’s been due to lots of life cha-cha-changes. Nothing bad, just challenging and it has taken me away from my favorite hobbies like my blog, self-care, and wedding work. I hope to post on what I’ve been going through soon; Pretty much just me hustling through unemployment, but for now I want to talk about recent fun/cosmetic change. My pink hair!

I’ve been thinking about doing a fun haircolor for a while and the new year was approaching so timing was perfect. New year, new hair! My amazing stylist, Gaby from HairPlay Salon, did my colorful locks and I couldn’t be more in love! She put in peachy and pink highlights creating my unique pinky/rose gold look. Even though the pink fades after a few washes, I keep bringing back the color with this amazing shampoo.

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Wat Dhammararam Buddhist Temple

Last month Mike and I were meeting some family out East in the Manteca area. Before we went on our mini road trip I did a little research on the local attractions, and to my surprise a Buddhist temple popped up as a nearby spot. Wat Dhammararam Buddhist Temple is a hidden gem in Stockton with larger than life sculptures telling the story of Buddha. It was surreal seeing all of these vibrant and beautifully detailed pieces contrasted against the grey and overcast landscape. The temple has very suburban surroundings so it felt even more special walking around this place……

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Artist Spotlight: Inès Longevial

For this artist spotlight, I’m highlighting the paintings of Inès Longevial. Her color choices are refreshing and break apart her images in unique ways. The raw emotion and seduction radiate through the canvas directly into my soul, making me empathize with the subject. The use of negative space is beautiful and works wonders opening up the space and creating new forms. If you’d like you see more of her work visit her site here, and for more of an in-depth dive into her subject matter and inspiration check out this interview.  

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