Photoshoot and Fab Fit Fun event

In the afternoon, I headed to Santa Monica pier with my friend and photographer Allyson. We wanted to shoot before the Fab Fit Fun event in Beverly Hills. I had a couple of casual looks we shot on the pier and by the beach. Afterwards, we headed to the event for some fun suprises! The event had a red carpet, DJ, beauty and nail bar, and some yummy tacos! We left the event with a HUGE bag of goodies which I am so excited to try! Check out the photos below and let me know which look you like best. xo

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Wear the World

Summer is around the corner and these cute beach tees and accessories from Serengetee is perfect to throw on when you want to achieve the casual “California girl” (or guy) look. I love this fashion brand because they support local artisans from around the world by purchasing fabrics and incorporating it to every product! It is so amazing to see a company dedicated to helping communities in need by giving back 10% of their profit. Check out how I style the tees below at one of my favorite spots in Laguna beach! xo

https://www.serengetee.com

@serengetee

Oxygen Facial

It was my first time visiting Facial Works in Newport Beach. I had an oxygen facial treatment which involves pumping oxygen and vitamins into the skin. Some of the benefits of getting an oxygen facial is that it increases collagen production, helps with wrinkles and fine lines, and decreases acne scars or blemishes!

First my esthetician had me choose from a variety of treatments, then I relaxed while she washed my face. Afterwards, she put a mask on my face with some cucumber pads on my eyes. Finally, my esthetician finished off with the oxygen treatment which completely made a huge difference! I could see immediate results after my treatment was done, and my skin was glowing. The treatment was very quick and easy, my skin felt so hydrated, clean, and rejuvenated for the next week. I was really impressed with the entire atmosphere and quality of the facial. Check out my experience below, and let me know what you think!

http://store.thefacialworks.com

Instagram: @facialworks

Wet Seal Blog Feature

Summer Style Essentials

I recently collaborated with Wet Seal for a feature on their blog post! I am so excited to share this amazing post on how to style for summer.

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Salty hair, tan skin, and an endless adventure is everything we dream about for summer. That feeling of waking up everyday with endless possibilities and the world at your feet. Those long sleepless nights of carefree abandon that lead to mornings of waking up feeling like anything is possible. Summer feels like an escape from reality and your wardrobe should reflect that carefree summer style.

When you’re ready to set off on your next adventure, it’s key to dress for the occasion! Here are some ways you can achieve effortless summer style. The first look is a low back ribbed knit bodysuit paired with a suede tan high waisted skirt. Bodysuits are trending at the moment, so they’re a must-have for summer. Some accessories to include are a sun hat and a dainty necklace. You can wear this outfit for almost any occasion such as a concert or a first date. This flattering look is the perfect combination of minimal and boho. It’s comfortable, casual, and cool.

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The next look is an off-the-shoulder crop top paired with denim shorts. It has a fun and flirty appeal perfect to wear when your headed on your next road trip with your girl gang or riding a bike down to the beach. It looks great paired with some sandals, and a fringe bag to keep all your goodies.

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When your headed to the beach, the last thing you want to worry about is what to wear. Take effortless and casual to the next level with this last look featuring a lace-up cropped cami paired with striped linen pants. It looks great paired with a swimsuit underneath and some aviators, shoes are unnecessary. If you plan to be at the beach everyday this summer, it’s an easy outfit to throw on and go. Nothing is better than looking like you woke up like this!

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Be sure to check out Wet Seal’s new arrivals to put some of your own summer looks together and follow me on Instagram @Samanthamde. If you want to see this blog post on Wet Seal you can find it here! xo

 

 

Svelte

Svelte offers organic and plant based protein shakes to complement your daily routines. I love to drink it after a killer workout because I know it has the nutrients I need to recover! It also helps when I don’t have time to eat a meal. I can just grab and go when life gets busy. My favorite flavor is chocolate because it taste like a delicious milkshake from Ruby’s diner, but I don’t feel guilty when drinking it. The best part is the adorable catchy phrases on every drink!

http://www.drinksvelte.com

 

LE3NO Clothing

California brand LE3NO Clothing has some amazing new spring pieces!! I especially love this romantic and flirty floral dress which features a deep V neck. It’s fun to twirl in, and you can either dress it up or down for any occasion. I decided to wear the dress casual, and I paired it with a rugged hat and some dainty jewelry. Make sure to check out their website and you can use my special code “SAMANTHA5OFF” to get 5% off of anything you purchase! Woohoo!! Enjoy my friends. xo

le3no.com

Instagram: @lovele3no

Hanging out with Tai Lopez

Social Media Influencer Tai Lopez who is an Entrepreneur, Author, and Investor has inspired many people around the world to love KNOWLEDGE and change their mindset to achieve the 4 pillars of success: health, wealth, love, and happiness. I follow his work on all social media platforms, and I am proud to say I am in his 67 Steps Program. There are many negative comments made against him, but I can honestly tell you he is very down to earth and real!

I  had the opportunity to attend a casting call at his mansion in Beverly Hills for his new fitness and clothing line. I was beyond stoked because I had always wanted to meet him and learn from his Knowledge Society. The day of the casting was long but truly amazing! My casting appointment was at 3pm so when I finally arrived I was escorted inside his mansion by a bodyguard. The other girls and I waited in his guest room which was massive!! The entire mansion is huge and there’s so many beautiful paintings hung on all the walls. He has a tennis court, basketball court, huge pool, a hairstylist, fashion stylist, and also a personal chef who made us some bomb sandwiches, snacks, and drinks. We got to preview Tai’s new clothing/fitness line and wear an outfit for the photos. Once all the paperwork, photos, and waiting was over we were escorted to Tai’s garage where his Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Bugatti were. Tai finally came in and we all introduced ourselves. He is big on horoscopes so he remembered most of us by our sign (15 girls is a lot to remember lol). Tai was filming a lot on Snapchat then we headed to his master bedroom where we played “Fashion Police” to help him decide which outfits to choose. Afterwards, we changed into our bikinis and hung out in the jacuzzi. Tai finally came down, and his crew was filming and interviewing these young Entrepreneur’s (age 19 and 20) about their business which makes them $20,000 monthly.

After the jacuzzi, we went back to the guest room for a little Jiu Jitsu with Richard Mercado a famous coral/black belt fighter. He wrestled with Tai and showed us a few defense moves. Tai was recording for Snapchat throughout the entire day so he continued it in the wrestling room. One of the most important points he made was never to be a slow learner. Be anything but a slow leaner because it will only bring you down. Once we finished up, we all got ready to go out to Sushiya and 1 Oak which is a famous nightclub in Los Angeles. We also had to get our personality videos done in the meantime.

The Ubers came and dropped us off at Sushiya. I tried seaweed salad for the first time which I loved!!! Afterwards, we headed to 1 Oak Nightclub!! It was one of the best nights ever. It was Kyra Santoro’s birthday celebration, a Sports Illustrated model and Rookie of the year so it was very exclusive. We all had a great time and headed back to Tai’s house to end the night. Overall, my experience meeting Tai and the Knowledge Society was such a dream! I recommend following his work and learning from him because it has really impacted my life positively. Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoyed! xo

 

Malie Organics

Inspired by the Hawaiian lifestyle, Malie Organics is an organic and all-natural brand that offers luxurious spa and beauty products. Their chemical free products are committed to helping the environment, our health, and wellbeing. The best part is they don’t test on animals!

One of the products I got is the Jet Set Gift set which includes a body cream, shampoo, conditioner, and body wash placed in a cute travel bag. I absolutely love the Mango Nectar combo which smells like a dreamy, tropical paradise! Another product that I love is the Mango Butter Bun. Rub it on in the shower and it will keep your skin silky smooth with a beautiful glow. Check out the products below and let me know what you think. You can use my special code SAM to get a FREE luxe cream soap with purchase! Enjoy! xo

Malie Organics

Instagram: @malieorganics

ALBION FIT

Albion Fit is a swim and activewear company which aims to provide women with the most comfortable, luxurious, and flattering products. They also provide earth friendly materials in their products which makes a huge impact on our environment! Their new Wanderlust Collection features a variety of swimsuits with different patterns and colors ranging from polka dots, floral, and stripes that complement each individual style. My personal favorite is the Stripies 101 Crop Top and Izabal Hipster Bottoms! I love this unique look paired together because it embodies the lifestyle of a wanderer. I feel bold, confident, and daring when I wear this suit!

During my trip to San Diego, I finally met my new friend Jessica who is a photographer for MAGCON and a wedding company. We went to Torrey Pines beach and had fun chatting about our goals, shooting, and walking barefoot on a million rocks haha! We saw the most beautiful sunset that day, and it was the perfect way to end my evening. Check out my collaboration with Albion Fit for some style inspiration for your next adventure! xo, SD

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Photographer: Jessica Spohr

 

 

 

Push It to The Limit

Monday’s aren’t so bad. It is the beginning of a brand new week. Try to wake up with the intention of accomplishing amazing things today and your Mondays will never again be the same. Change your mindset and #pushittothelimit because anything is possible! Let go of the mistakes you made in the past week because it will only block your focus on the present moment. Take control of today with an empowered mindset and you will conquer all obstacles.

Take a look at my collaboration with the brand Live Love Dream! They offer a variety of comfortable and affordable activewear, lounge, sleep, and intimates. One of my favorite tops from Live Love Dream says ‘push it to the limit’ which has helped me gain motivation for my weekly workouts. Try changing up your activewear to see if you gain more motivation to complete a successful workout! xo, SD

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Photographer: Allyson Skye