Summer is officially here and it’s time to talk about my favorite summer accessory: the straw bag. Thanks to the warm weather in LA, I’ve been wearing this trend nonstop! It’s the perfect outfit add-on to instantly make your outfit summer-ready. I love pairing all my summer dresses with a bamboo bag or throwing (...)
When it comes to covering up dark under-eye circles or erasing any blemishes, a great concealer is a must! Sure, it’s easy to buy into the hype around $85 concealers that promise miraculous coverage, but I’m here to tell you, it’s possible to camouflage any imperfections with a concealer that costs less that $7. Yup, (...)
Confession: I have absolutely NO idea how many mascaras I’ve tried since I started my blog… But, since I’ve tried SO many, I think it’s safe to say I know a good mascara when I try one. From $70 designer mascaras to $3 drugstore mascaras, I’ve pretty much seen them all. And recently I discovered (...)
Home decor… I’m super into it right now. I’ve recently added some cute, new things to our modern DTLA apartment and realized how easy it is to make a room feel brand new with just a few updates. Right now, I’m going for the lots of greenery vibe with gold accents and marble details.
The number one skincare rule? ALWAYS wear sunscreen. We all know it. However, so many of us rely on just the SPF in our foundations and moisturizers to protect our skin. But listen up ladies, a tinted moisturizer or foundation with SPF 20 ain’t gonna cut it! The solution? Wearing sunscreen as a base under (...)
Drumroll, please…MAKEUP WIPES. Yes, I’m still obsessed with Neutrogena Makeup Wipes and so is Kim Kardashian, so hear me out before you leave!
I have dry, acne-prone skin and have tried tons of makeup removers. The majority of them fall short on their promises to give me breakout-free results. Meaning hello, acne spells! Year (...)
This month I’ve been giving my skin some extra lovin’ so I decided to share all my newest skincare favorites for this month’s Sona Selects. And believe me, I know how easy it is to neglect your skin. There’s not enough time in the day, you’re too tired, it’s too cold, skincare is too (...)
Hi everyone, Alana here! I’m new to the SimplySona editorial team and am super excited to be working with Sona and the blog. Much like Sona, I LOVE having an AM routine. Every morning I start my day off with my homemade, iced matcha that I bring to the office to sip on while I (...)