Best Swimwear

If you know me, you know I’m a true water baby! I’ve been dying without the beaches these last few months, but that did not stop me from trying new bikini brands.

I stumbled across this cute brand Ris.k, after seeing their Instagram account and beautiful designs and I knew I had to give them a try. And I have to say, they did not disappoint. I honestly think these are are some of the cutest, most comfortable suits ever! They are for sure my new favorite bikinis in my collection.

Yacht Top & Anecdote Bottom
Yacht Top & Anecdote Bottom
Discover Top & Rove Bottom
Discover Top & Rove Bottom

Shop Ris-k Here

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Senorita Verde

Exploring the empty streets of Espanola Way in South Beach, Miami. Loving this super comfortable and fitted green dress. I’m usually one to stick to naturals and black when it comes to dresses. But I find myself reaching for more basic colors, I find basics and solids mean they will have a longer life in my wardrobe. I’ve found Femme Luxe is a great place for basic dresses and pieces, at an affordable price. I’m all about dressing cute and looking like a million bucks, without having to spend it, which is why I also love browsing ShuShop Shoes for affordable and tredy styled heels.

Dress// Femme Luxe

Shoes// ShuShop Shoes

Photography // Jen Tee Photography

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Seeing Red

One thing I’m most excited about is taking out some of my cute new pieces for a night on the town. I’ve recently received this red, one strap dress, which I’m certain is the most perfect date night look! We took it for a little spin down the abandoned streets of Espanola Way and Lincoln Road, in Miami and I’m itching to take it out. I’ve been trying so many new pieces from Femme Luxe and I’m loving all their dresses so far. I’m convinced this is the best place to look for all your date night pieces.

Big shoutout to Jen Tee Photography, aka my bestie, for shooting these amazing photos. Check her out here.

Photography | Jen Tee

Dress// Femme Luxe

Shoes// ShuShop Shoes

Bangles// Daniel Wellington and Tory Burch

Photography | Jen Tee Photography | Instagram

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Qua-routine

I know these past couple of months have thrown everyone of their regular routines, but I’ve been using this time to create a new and healthier routine. Meaning more working out, more walks with my dog, eating healthier foods and working on new projects!

My new found hobby during this time has been road biking! My mom has been an avid cyclist, mostly mountain biking, for years now. So I hopped on one of her bikes and have been loving it ever since!

She has this super cute cycle clothing line called MAD Shredders, so I just had to share! Fashion isn’t only for day to day activities, but it can be for exercise too!

Here are a few of my favorite MAD Shredders cycle kit designs!

Miami Lines
Miami Lines
Miami Lines
Miami Lines

Miami Lines // MAD Shredders

The Beauty of Color // MAD Shredders

Embrace Life// MAD Shredders

What’s your Quarantine hobby?

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Little Brown Dress

I’ve never been one to sport a brown dress out for the night, I’m typically a little black dress kind of girl, but this Femme Luxe dress has me thinking differently! This material is super comfortable, breathable and stretchy giving it the perfect form fitting shape. Along with the ruched details around the waist, this dress is perfect for giving off the illusion of a more snatch wasit and perfect for a night to hide a food baby. ;P

I paired it with a simple brown heel and dainty jewelry. And can you believe this dress is under $20?! I swear once quarantine is over I will never say no to going out again! Hahaha especially now that I have all of these cute outfits to try out for real!

Brown Dress// Femme Luxe (Only $17!!)

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Must-Have Pieces

Back at it again with another must-have LBD! I’m telling you, Femme Luxe has to be one of my new go-to sites for affordable and trendy clothing. This beautiful black midi dress ties around the waist, exposed one sleeve, giving it a trendy edge and uniqueness from your standard little black dress. The material is extremely soft and stretchy, creating a flattering silhouette for all body types. I’m just waiting for the day social distancing ends so I can take this piece out for the night!

 

Of course, a little black dress needs a little black heel. If you saw my previous outfit post, you would know one of my good friends created this design with Cecconello Shoes and I’m obsessed. This heel height is perfect for me, and the faux leather is so soft and comfortable for wearing on long nights out.  What’s your favorite place to shop for fun basics?

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Black One Sleeve Dress// FemmeLuxe 

Strappy Heels// Cecconello x The Urban Gal

 

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Ultimate Skincare Routine

Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! During our quarantining I’m trying to do my best at taking extra care of myself, including my skin. A big part of this is proper diet, lots of water and most importantly good skincare! I wanted to share my current must haves by one of my favorite brands Image Skincare. I’ve been a lover of this line for around 5 years now and am obsessed with their ORmedic line. My absolute must haves are the lip balm, it keeps my lips moisturized all day! And the total resurfacing mask, minimizes my pores, softens my skin and improves my skin tone.

Total Resurfacing Mask
My current skin care products.
Holy grail lip balm!

I use the face wash morning and night, followed by the vitamin C. In the mornings I’ll use the SPF after the vitamin C.

2 or 3x a week I’ll alternate between the exfoliating wash and exfoliating mask to keep my skin smooth and glowy!

What’s your favorite skin care product?

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The Miami Sun Still Shines

Long time, no see! Amidst all of this change and time spent at home, I decided this would be the perfect time to start back up with regular posting to my blog. I want to start sharing my fashion, beauty and Miami lifestyle with you all again, and be sure to follow me on Instagram @AroonMelane where I post even more!

Living in Miami, my wardrobe consists mainly of shorts, tank tops, and bikinis! If you’ve followed me for a while, you would know I love the swim brand Lila Nikole!

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Bikini // Lila Nikole

Bronze Tan // Miami Sun

 

 

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Introlift Girls Night

What’s better than a girls night out? A girls night out getting pampered at Introlift Medspa. As many of you may know, I love my natural cosmetics and beauty treatments, in one of my past posts, I go into detail about my filler and all of the filler work I have had done. And today I want to share one of my new favorite medical spas.

I recently had an Aqua facial at Introlift, and can easily say it was the best facials I’ve ever received. From the service, environment, esthetician and my glowing skin after, it was top quality. So when Introlift hired on Plastics Media to coordinate an Influencer Girls Night, I was all for it!

A night full of delicious food, drinks, mini treatments and goodie bags!

I decided to try the Exilis skin tightening for my arms, an area that I always struggle with at the gym. It was quick and painless and I love all of the different treatments and technology they offer.

What is the Aqua Facial?

“This treatment is the only hydradermabrasion procedure that combines cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, hydration and antioxidant protection simultaneously, resulting in clearer, more beautiful skin with no discomfort or downtime. Start your skin maintenance program now with the RF Aqua Face Lift treatment to slow down your skin’s aging process and delay the need for invasive procedures.”

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Heading to Introlift via limo with Miami Influencers

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Cheers to an amazing girls night

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The cutest office space with over 10 treatment rooms!

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Exilis Skin Tightening for Arms

What is Exilis Skin Tightening?

“Exilis Elite™ is an effective non-invasive skin tightening treatment with no downtime. This is the only face skin tightening and body sculpting technology that uses radiofrequency (RF) technology to tighten skin and enhance collagen and elastin production.”

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Exilis skin tightening prep uses oil to protect the skin from the heat.

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Introductions to the great staff at Introlift Medical Spa.

 

Cheers to an amazing night at Introlift and the many amazing nonsurgical and aesthetic treatments they offer!

 

Introlift Medical Spa

Plastics Media

 

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My Transformation

Transformations physically, mentally and most importantly… for this blog.

 

It’s been quite a hot minute since I’ve dabbled in the blogging world, but I am making a conscious effort to start it back up, and this time with a lot more thought and meaning behind each post. Bye to the days of meaningless outfit posts and hello to what really goes on in this interesting world I live in. Of course, I may throw in a few outfits that I can’t help but share. But I’ve always had a passion for writing and I love being able to put some more personality into my blogging.

Which leads me into my first post, and one that I never imagined I would be making. As you may know, I’ve lived in Miami for about 3 years now and I would not want to live anywhere else. But of course, living in Miami, it’s easy to get drawn into the unrealistic beauty standards. I’ve never had any major insecurities about my looks or even had a thought cross my mind about plastic surgery or physical alterations of any sort. Perhaps a little tattoo or piercing, but I was even skeptical of those. Until… I ended up working for an extremely talented plastic surgeon here in Miami, Dr. Rian Maercks. How I ended up there is an interesting story in itself, but today I just want to share my transformation, because I think it’s pretty darn amazing.

Whenever we typically think of filler, we think of big duck lips and giant, overfilled chipmunk cheeks, which I personally do not find attractive. Quickly after spending a few weeks at this new job of mine, it was clear that what Dr. Rian A. Maercks was doing, with filler, was a completely different story. We would have gorgeous supermodels walk through our doors, looking perfect, and end up leaving even more perfect. He likes to use the phrase “unlocking your inner beauty” which is the perfect way to describe it.

(Sidenote: I feel compelled to say that I did not have any push or outside reasons for sharing this story, besides the fact that I think I look dope AF and find this sort of stuff interesting. k thanks.)

So let’s just go ahead and fast forward some months later, after 21 syringes/CC’s/ml’s of hyaluronic acid filler, in my face, later. Woahhhh 21! Yeah, it’s a lot of filler compared to pretty much everyone else in the world, but the magician, aka Dr. Maercks, has the most crazy, artistic and amazing technique, that requires a buttload more volume, to give you a very natural result. Okay, you can read about it here, because I just want to get to the fun part already, the before and afters!

All of these photos are completely unfiltered/unaltered in any way. In both before and after I am wearing no makeup, I am in the same room and taken with the same camera. And you’ll for sure notice my hormonal acne was cured, also thanks to Dr. Maercks and his acne protocol

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So let’s do a kind of breakdown of sorts, although these numbers are estimates.

My eyes, nose, lips, and chin all have filler.

My eyes and temples have about 10CC’s of filler in total (5CCs each side) this removed my undereye bags, filled in the hollow of my temples, lifted my brows, lifted my cheeks, thinned the appearance of my face and took away from the heaviness of my cheeks.

 

My nose has around 5CCs of filler in total. He made my nose longer, to fit my face better, made it more straight, boosted out the base to give me more tip projection, and hide my nasal labial folds a little more. And he gave me a more pointed, lifted and overall cutest nose ever. (I’m totally obsessed with his liquid rhinoplasty’s, and am dying for more!)

 

My lips have about 4CCs in total. 2CCs were injected into the pink of my lips (per my request) for bigger, juicier lips and the other 2CCS were placed around the border of my lips and my cupids bow to blend it with the rest of my face.

 

My chin has about 2CCs of filler to boost out my chin and blend it with my lips and nose. This also disguised my little turkey gobbler a little more. (Also another thing I’m obsessed with.)

One common question is regarding pain and whether it hurts. First off, yes, there are needles being stuck into your face. But it’s honestly so painless, the only part that is a little more tender is the tip of the nose. Aside from that, your face actually gets super numb, it’s more of a weird feeling than pain. And recovery for me is very minimal, I do not swell that much and I hardly bruise, but others can have different experiences than mine of course. 

Now after seeing all of the volume that was put in my face, one would think it would be obvious. But some of my friends and family still say they can’t really notice a difference. And my dad was never able to tell, until this blog post of course.

So this concludes my first blog post of 2019, a little late, but I’ll do my best to share more.

More about Dr. Rian Maercks filler procedure here.

 

 

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