Thursday, August 21, 2014

I was featured today via @SheSpeaksUp

I have been a member of She Speaks for a very long time now, they are a collective that brings brands and bloggers together for unique campaigns. Sometimes it's product reviews, other times in person local events, they have been featuring bloggers in their collective and today I am featured!

Via She Speaks I have:

Tide Coldwater Laundry Detergent


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - tried Tide Coldwater Laundry Detergent 

Ghirardelli Milk & Truffle Squares


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - enjoyed delicious Ghirardelli Milk & Truffle Squares

Group Shot with She Speaks VIP Bloggers and Celebrity Host, Vanessa Lachey
Above: Group Shot with She Speaks VIP Bloggers and Celebrity Host, Vanessa Lachey. For those playing 'Spot the Butterfly', I'm standing on the very right in a wine colored jacket!


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Met Nick Lachey's wife Vanessa Lachey driven there in a NYC Green car no less!

RedLaser App in Action
RedLaser App in Action


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Learned how I could save money with the RedLaser App

Arbor Mist Frozen Wine Cocktails
Arbor Mist Frozen Wine Cocktails


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - I savored the moment with Arbor Mist

Second from Left ME! @Ascending1, then it's @barrettboys, @MomMostTraveled, @SweetiesSweeps,  Center: @GiulianaRancic, Far Right: Allison Maxwell (in pink dress) she is a P&G Employee and Breast Cancer Survivor!

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Met E! News Correspondent and Fashion Police's own Giuliana Rancic



Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Tried L'Oréal Paris Magic BB Cream (which I still LOVE)


Left: Terrence Jenkins of E!Online News and Right: Ascending Butterfly at #PGmostloved Tweet Up Event in New York City
Left: Terrence Jenkins of E!Online News and Right: Ascending Butterfly at #PGmostloved Tweet Up Event in New York City


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Met E! News Correspondent and co-host Terrence Jenkins


The Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Had a chance to read and then giveaway a copy of The Fast Metabolism Diet in the Ascending Butterfly Monthly Book Club!




Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Participate in the P&G Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign with a great giveaway of products and to be able to raise awareness to the cause!


L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation
L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - And most recently to try out the L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation

My Take:

I have always enjoyed participating in She Speaks campaigns, whether it is discovering a new favorite from a brand I already know and love, or meeting great celebrity hosts, each campaign has been unique and fun. I am so honored that they chose to feature me!



Do you have a favorite blogging collective? If so butterfly share which one!

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FTC DisclosureThis is NOT a sponsored post, no monetary compensation has been received to share that Ascending Butterfly has been featured by She Speaks. As always, all opinions are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR, Part 255 - Guides Concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, you may check our Giveaway and Disclosure Page for additional information regarding Ascending Butterfly Disclosure.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

{#WordlessWednesday} @outshinesnacks distributing Fruit & Veggie Bars Samples!

Remember the BeautyPress Event I attended on the Yacht that I posted pictures of on Monday? Well on the way there, I saw a truck from Outshine Snacks distributing Fruit & Veggie Bar Frozen Treats! 

Pearl Street New York City South Street Seaport
Pearl Street New York City South Street Seaport















Outshine Snacks Truck parked near Pearl Street New York City South Street Seaport
Outshine Snacks Truck parked near Pearl Street New York City South Street Seaport















Outshine Snacks distributing frozen Fruit & Veggie Snack Bar Samples near Pearl Street New York City South Street Seaport
Outshine Snacks distributing frozen Fruit & Veggie Snack Bar Samples near Pearl Street New York City South Street Seaport















I got to try a sample and they were delish! Nice cool treat on a hot summer day in New York City!

Happy Wordless Wednesday, Bloggers feel free to post a link to your photos so we can visit you too (please remember no giveaway links here, thanks!)

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FTC DisclosureThis is an event recap NOT a sponsored post, no monetary compensation has been received to share our opinions of this Sample Opportunity. As always, all opinions are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR, Part 255 - Guides Concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, you may check our Giveaway and Disclosure Page for additional information regarding Ascending Butterfly Disclosure.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

@LOrealParisUSA Visible Lift Blur Foundation #VLBlurfection #BBloggers via @SheSpeaksUp

L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation Logo


About: 

L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation contains SPF 18 and is available in 12 shades, the first makeup with exclusive blur technology formulated to instantly blur lines and wrinkles!

Apply:

Apply with a Foundation brush or Fingertips blending in an outward motion. You can go a bit thicker on your problems areas for extra coverage.

Actress Andie MacDowell wears L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation
Actress Andie MacDowell wears L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation

Pros:

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - As a Latina I tend to have trouble finding a good Foundation Match for my skin. They may look fine under indoor lighting but the moment I step out into the sun they give me a garish Yellow Hue that I usually HATE. When I visit 'pro' counters they tend to just go darker which I also dislike. So when I'm asked to test a foundation I'm usually most nervous about whether or not I'll even find a good color match. Visible Lift Blur comes in 18 shades and I asked for 205 Natural Buff and it's an EXCELLENT color match for my evenly mixed Golden Hued Skin that does have slight touches of pink to it. So for that alone it's Aces in my book!

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - This wins as a summer time foundation as it's very lightweight and in the summer who wants pancake makeup?

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Helps to hide dark spots, large pores and smooth uneven texture for a flawless finish

Cons:

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - I have acne prone skin and a ton of old Acne Scars and this did not give me much coverage for my old scars. In all fairness when I test a foundation I do NOT use concealer to see how much coverage I am actually getting from the Foundation as a standalone product.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - I do have large pores on my nose and didn't feel this gave me the amount of coverage I thought it would.

L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation Full Size


My Take:

If this had been marketed as a Tinted Moisturizer I would have said total 'rave', it's a perfect color match that blends in to my skin and doesn't stand out in anyway which is GREAT, but the coverage is minimal to non-existent for me. I am aware that my acne scarring requires good concealer and with concealer this works very well for me, but on it's own it's not a very good coverage for me as a foundation. 

I actually love my L'Oréal Paris tinted Mouisturizer and wish they had marketed this the same way. It's a great bargain price point for a Foundation and is great for summer, not hard to find a color match, and it feels so nice and light weight upon application and it also really let's the skin breath so it's a plus for summer.

If you have a bit less to cover than I do this would be perfect for you and at a $14.99 retail price point for 1.4 fl oz at mass food and drug retailers it's a total steal!

Butterfly what is your favorite Foundation?

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FTC DisclosureThis is a sponsored post by L'Oréal Paris in conjunction with SheSpeaks. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR, Part 255 - Guides Concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, you may check our Giveaway and Disclosure Page for additional information regarding Ascending Butterfly Disclosure.

Monday, August 18, 2014

What happens when @beautypress takes their #spotlightday to the water? It's #Beauty on a #Boat! #zephyr #bbloggers

beautypress spotlight day in New York City aboard Zephyr Yacht August 2014


This Summer our friends at Beauty Press decided to mix things up a bit and took their Beauty Press Spotlight Day to the high seas, well OK maybe not exactly the high seas, but we definitely set sail aboard The Zephyr Yacht on a beautiful Summer Day on the Hudson River in New York City to interface with Beauty Brands, enjoy eats and cocktails, take in magnificent views of Manhattan and enjoy the sounds of DJ Ralphael Valentino! What a wonderful way to celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of beautypress in the United States.

Beauty Bloggers if you are not already registered with Beauty Press you definitely should be! They are an amazing platform that helps brands and Bloggers/Beauty Editors connect. It's all about forming valuable partnerships right?

Brands Featured:

Elke Von Freudenberg NYC Celebrity Eyebrow Specialist, beautypress spotlight day, beauty, eyebrows


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ -  Elke Von Freudenberg - NYC Celebrity Eyebrow Specialist showed us how to take the natural route to brow growth with her trio of products including the Brow Scrub, Serum and Brow Smooth!

Happy Hands The Original UV Nail Glove, beauty products, nails, manicure


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Happy Hands - The Original UV Nail Glove! The glove is 100% cotton and offers a 40+ UPF, it has a protective coating that blocks 98% of UV rays and the ruffled fingerless tips allow for easy removal! They allow you to shield your skin from artificial UV rays while getting gel, shellac and acrylic manicures, and by the way you can also use these to block natural UV rays when you are behind the wheel while driving, brilliant right? And yes my fellow nail junkies these are dermatologist recommended!

Measurable Differences on display at Beauty Press Spotlight Day aboard Zephyr Yacht


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Measurable Differences - They are a variety of brands that offer pretty much head to toe beauty solutions -

Primp and Polish Specializing in Nail Art, Manicures, Nail, Beauty


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Primp and Polish - They Specialize in Nail Art - Don't you just love this 'zenicure'? Namaste Butterflies!



Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Scenterprises - They offer Custom Fragrances for men and women, fun for Bridal Showers, Bachelorette Parties, Corporate Team-Building, Graduations or even to celebrate a special birthday!

The Fragrance Group Lalique Parfums


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - The Fragrance Group -  they are an exclusive distributor of prestige fragrances whose brand portfolio includes: Bentley Fragrances, Christian Siriano, Lalique Parfums (my personal favorite of their brands), Parfums de Marly, Tiziana Terenzi and Tadashi Shoji.

Lalique De Lalique Butterfly Collectible Crystal Flacon


I have been absolutely obsessed with this Lalique De Lalique Butterfly Collectible Crystal Flacon - a 2003 Limited Edition since the day I first laid eyes on it! But at $1,200 for 2.0 Fl Oz, here's hoping to me winning to the Lotto so I can add this epitomy of butterfly perfume perfection to my collection of all things butterfly!

Lakur Enhanced Nail Colour by LONDONTOWN, Nails, Manicures, Nail Polish


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - LONDONTOWN - a 5-step nail treatment system that strengthens, hydrates and restores weak, brittle nails.



Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - 180PRO - A hair system by Zotos Professional that is formulated to mend and target hair's worst breaking points, and repair up to 2 years of hair abuse! One of their products was in the gift bag and as soon as I try it out I will be sure to update you guys with the results and a full review! (Although I think my recent haircut has helped get rid of major damage to my tresses as they are looking way better now!)

The Brighton Beach Sea Breeze created by Sorel


Signature Cocktail:

The Brighton Beach Sea Breeze created by Sorel:

Ingredients:

1 oz Hibiscus Liquor
1 oz Vodka
1 oz Copra Coconut Water
1 oz Pomegranate Juice
1 oz Water

Ascending Butterfly Editorial Team taking in the view!


My Take:

The Ascending Butterfly Editorial Team simply adores Beauty Press Spotlight Day, it's a wonderful opportunity to interface with Beauty Brands in a way that is truly conducive to networking and really getting a chance to understand the products a bit better. I have to say that hosting the event on the Zephyr Yacht was a truly unique touch! It was relaxing, fun and I got a chance to enjoy the South Street Seaport area both before and after the sail. (Which of course gives me some great photos for upcoming Wordless Wednesdays! So definitely a Win/Win!)

Which of the beauty brands featured above in our recap coverage of Beauty Press Spotlight Day are you most interested in trying? Sound off here, and hopefully we can make that happen!


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FTC DisclosureThis is an event recap NOT a sponsored post, no monetary compensation has been received to share our opinions of this event. As always, all opinions are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR, Part 255 - Guides Concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, you may check our Giveaway and Disclosure Page for additional information regarding Ascending Butterfly Disclosure.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

No Matter What People Tell You, Words and Ideas Can Change the World.


No Matter What People Tell You, Words and Ideas Can Change the World, Robin Williams, Motivational Quote, Butterfly, Dead Poets Society




















I have to thank Getty Images and Huffington Post for this photo. Robin was definitely an Ascending Butterfly and he will be greatly missed.

Butterflies, depression does carry a very high risk of suicide, if you feel you are in immediate danger or risk please call 800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433) and there is also a hotline for the deaf at 800-799-4889. Reach out for help and do not suffer in silence.

Words and Ideas can change the world. So does our Self-Talk. The most powerful two words you can combine is 'I AM', be very careful how you use them. Do you find yourself constantly saying 'I am sick, I am tired, I am Fed Up, I am Angry'?

Watch your internal dialogue butterflies, and please note, men take their lives nearly four times the rate of women while women have the higher rate of being ignored by physicians or dismissed as just a passing panic attack or 'stress'.

If you have approached your primary or sought treatment for depression and don't feel you were listened to or were dismissed, please do not stop trying to find a physician who will listen, and while you are trying to find the right clinician, reach out to your tribe - your friends, family, clergy, keep expressing how you feel and don't bottle anything in or internalize it!

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FTC Disclosure: This is NOT a Sponsored Post. You are NOT alone, please share this message with anyone you feel may be at risk!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Would you like to @EscapeMonthly ? Check out the #SubscriptionBox that takes you to a new destination every month!


escape monthly vacation in a box logo, escape monthly subscription Box July destination India








I just took a trip to India, and it didn't cost me a thing!

OK I confess I didn't go to India, but I sure came super close when a box full of exotic arrived at my door and I opened it's treasures.

I am a huge fan of subscription box services and 'of-the-month' type clubs, they give you a taste of everything under the sun and in my opinion are always great gifts for those hard to shop for folks on my gift list.

Escape Monthly is a subscription box service that is perfect for all travel enthusiasts and anyone with a lust for life who wants to experience something different, new and off the beaten path.

escape monthly subscription Box July destination India











What did my 'Passport to India' Escape Box Include?:

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ -  Korma Simmer Sauce by Saffron Road Food - A rich and flavorful sauce with an Indo-Pakistani Heritage that contains an aromatic mixture of cardamom, turmeric (which you know is good for your heart right?), and other spices in a creamy coconut milk and yogurt base. It is all natural, Certified Halal and NON-GMO (genetically modified) Verified! You can add almost anything to it, not just chicken, you can add your turkey, lamb, pork or even shrimp if you prefer seafood instead!

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Maya Kaimal Kashmiri Curry Indian Simmer Sauce - A very balanced Curry coming from the mountainous state of Kashmir with hints of nutmeg and mace adding balance to it's very rich tomato flavor.  Add Cubed Lamb or chicken and vegetables.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Chai Masala Popcorn with Assam Tea - Masala Pop is an Indian-spiced popcorn snack mix that is actually handcrafted here in the USA in Portland Oregon, using air-popped, organic non-GMO popcorn and adding a special blend of Indian Spices. They are fiber rich and filled with flavor!

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Moon Travel Guides: Taj Mahal, Delhi & Jaipur - A great travel guide that gives ideas on how to get there, how long it will take, where to stop along the way, excursion suggestions including Rajasthan, the Himalayas or even nearby wildlife preserves. Where to find authentic Cultural Experiences from Elephant Processions to spiritual retreats. (Um, Eat, Pray, Love Moments? YES PLEASE!)

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Banyan Botanicals Ayurvedic Oils Organic Healthy Hair Oil - Utilizing Bhringaraj known as the 'ruler of hair' it rejuvenates the hair and scalp assisted by the cooling and cleansing effects of Amalaki and Brahmi (Goto Kola). The Certified Organic Herbs together are used to infuse the oil with qualities known to Ayurveda to strengthen and protect the hair. It is meant to be used on a weekly basis, apply on and massage scalp for 30 minutes as a pre-treatment BEFORE you use your shampoo.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Fine Ayurvedic Soap in Cedar Eucalyptus - With Earthy Scents of Cedar, Eucalptus and patchouli this invigorating soap is going to give you a refreshing start to the day it contains Saponfied oils of Olive, Coconut, Palm and Essential Oils of Himalayan Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Patchouli and Vitamin E.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Pure Indian Foods Certified Organic Grassfed Ghee Made from Non-Homogenized Milk - Ghee is a healthy, shelf-stable alternative to plain butter or other cooking oils. Indian Ghee is used as an ingredient in traditional dishes as an ideal fat for frying and even used in Ayurvedic Medicine. This Gluten Free Dairy Product is also known as Indian Clarified Butter, Seafood Butter, Drawn Butter, Ghee Butter or Anhydrous Milk Fat, it has a high smoke point which makes it an excellent choice for frying or sauteing and can be stored without refrigeration for months. The next time I make a Whole Lobster or Some Snow Crab, I am using the Ghee as the Seafood Butter that's for sure!

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Nemat International Indian Fragrances: A small size bottle of the Amber Fragrance was included as well as vial size of the Vanilla Musk which I really loved BOTH of them!

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - A fun extra in the box were the Gouri Puja Designer Bindi

My Take:

It's a nice taste of India, but now that I heard about the Escape Monthly India Luxe Box, I think that box would have been WAY more ME, with Incense Burners, Pashmina's and other goodies, that one is definitely more my speed. I'm a Luxe Lover!

I love the sauces that were included in this box as I'm a huge curry fanatic and as I have never tried Korma Sauce before that one was also fun to use with the Ghee and prepare something different. Even our palates get bored when we eat the same things all the time, so this was a fun way to shake things up at dinner time as well.
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Butterflies, a little birdie told us that the next Escape Subscription box is going to come from the home of my ancestors. Can you guess where? (Let's see who gets this one right first!)

Bring the exotic into your home, be it bath products, beauty products, kitchen ingredients, cool decor or accent pieces let these boxes that curate a super fun destination for you, bring you a taste of something fun and new!

Have you tried Escape Monthly yet? If so, which month was your favorite? If not, what is your current favorite subscription box service?


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FTC Disclosure: While this is NOT a Sponsored or Compensated Post, Escape Monthly did provide our offices with a Box to help facilitate this review for editorial purposes. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR, Part 255 - Guides Concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, you may check our Giveaway and Disclosure Page for additional information regarding Ascending Butterfly Disclosure.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Great Haircut by @angelodavidhair – I cut off 13 inches to donate to @pantene #beautifullengths for women battling #Cancer


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I recently met an amazing Stylist from Angelo David Salon in New York City at a recent Getting Gorgeous Event. They were offering Hair Touch Ups and my stylist Ivy listened to me about me wanting to make a real change to my hair and my style. She made a few recommendations, the first being cutting a bit of length to bring back the bounce to my hair. (You can check out a recap of Getting Gorgeous HERE in case you missed it).

I finally made the summer chop! It was LONG overdue and quite frankly it felt symbolically like I shed a ton of dead weight as she cut!

I tend to cut my hair shorter in summer, and this summer I decided to make a super huge cut, way shorter than I would normally cut my hair (my motto is 'always leave enough for a ponytail'), and I did it for a good cause!

The Big 'C' has definitely hit my family hard so Cancer Charities have always held a very special place in my heart and with my own recent Hospital Nightmare even more so. So I asked my stylist to measure my ponytail to see if I had enough to donate and I was pleasantly surprised that I had more than I even needed!

So my hair was cut in a ponytail which is the way it needs to be cut if you are going to donate it.

Hair Donation to Pantene Beautiful Lengths







Above: Check with where you plan to donate, but I am donating mine to Pantene's Great Lengths and they ask for 8 inches, as you can see mine is about 13 inches!

About Angelo David Salon:

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ -  Over 20 years and located in the heart of midtown Manhattan

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - They offer Manhattan's Couture Hair Extensions and Hair Color customized to enhance your skin tone and eye color, hair texture and hair type. (I am thinking of opting for Hair Color next, I told you I'm ready for a change!)

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - They also offer full custom human-hair wigs




Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - They also sell Angelo David Brushes, Combs, Hair Care and Hair Detox (doctor-formulated herbal supplements for both men and women that promotes hair growth and healthy skin) as well.


About Pantene Beautiful Lengths Donation Requirements:



Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - They require at minimum 8 inches


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Hair needs to be free of dyes, bleaches or chemicals


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - The hair needs to be no more than 5% grey

My Before and After:


Hair Stylist Ivy of the Angelo David Salon in New York City styles Ascending Butterfly Editor Tracy Iglesias, hair, haircut



Above: BEFORE: Ivy from the Angelo David Salon giving me a hair styling touch up during Getting Gorgeous


Hair Stylist Ivy of the Angelo David Salon in New York City styles Ascending Butterfly Editor Tracy Iglesias, hair, haircut


Above: This is still the before, this is after the style touch up during Getting Gorgeous, but this is the length my hair was before she cut it. (and remember, in this photo she curled it, so it's actually longer than it appears!)


@angelodavidhair salon, Hair Stylist Ivy of the Angelo David Salon in New York City styles Ascending Butterfly Editor Tracy Iglesias, hair, haircut

Above: Here is the AFTER! This is shortest than I've ever gone but I can't begin to tell you just how liberating going shorter has made me feel, and being able to put the hair to such a good cause was very much the icing on the cake for me.

My Take:

Finding a stylist I am comfortable with is hard enough for me, nevertheless actually uttering the words "Do whatever you want", but Ivy really made me feel at ease during my hairstyling session and impromptu consultation during Getting Gorgeous. I feel super blessed to have met her there and have had the opportunity to have her transform me at the Angelo David Salon. I highly recommend both Ivy and the Angelo David Salon.

Even though they are in the heart of midtown, once you arrive at the Salon you instantly feel at ease, they offer you a warm greeting and a moment to just settle before your appointment which is great. They are right off Grand Central which can be a hectic area so I definitely appreciated just sitting for a moment and having something to drink.

It's super fun attending local blogger events and having some people not recognize me since my signature long ponytail is now gone! I'm thinking it may just stay gone for awhile as I am totally digging the new me!
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Butterflies, do you have a favorite stylist or salon, If so, which one? 

Do something for yourself today butterfly that will keep you in high spirits for the rest of the week. 


Happy Motivation Monday!


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FTC Disclosure: While this is NOT a Sponsored or Compensated Post, Angelo David Salon did provide my cut to facilitate my review for editorial purposes. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 16 CFR, Part 255 - Guides Concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, you may check our Giveaway and Disclosure Page for additional information regarding Ascending Butterfly Disclosure.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Want to Win a 55" 4K ULTRA HD TV? Find out how with @BestBuy #UHDatBestBuy #Spon

















I was lucky enough to get to preview a 4K Ultra HD TV last year at a Luxury Event for Press and have remained obsessed with them ever since (Too bad they couldn't get one of those in our gift bags right?).

Advantages to Upgrading to a 4K Ultra HDTV with Best Buy:

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ -  Stunning Resolution! - FOUR times the picture resolution of Full HD 1080p. Increased pixels allows you to sit closer for a fully immersive experience, with lifelike and breath-taking quality and detail.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Improved Quality! - All around improved quality for movies and television shows! Sony has also introduced a 4K Ultra HD Media Player that comes loaded with free 4K content AND you can download more than 200 4K films! Learn more at Bestbuy.com/SonyExperience

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Future Proof! - BestBuy sells 4K Ultra HDTV's with Advanced Technology, so when your unit needs to be updated, much like a computer a software update will be made available! By the way, Netflix has announced that House of Cards and Breaking Bad will be streamed in 4K, are YOU ready?

Learn more about 4K and find out how to WIN a 4K Ultra HDTV of your own from Best Buy:



























Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Every Saturday from 11am-3pm (August 9th thru November 1st) participating stores are offering personal demonstrations, in store giveaways (including tickets and cord keepers) as well as a chance to enter to win a sweepstakes for a 55" 4K Ultra HD TV including installation and Geek Squad Protection for your new TV! (sweet prize right?) Check out www.bestbuy/4kuhdevents for more information and to see if a store near you is participating.

My Take:

I love the Magnolia Home Theater Experience within Best Buy and since August is Audio Fest month, if you haven't already had a chance to check out a Magnolia Experience, this would be the ideal time to do so! Make an afternoon of it, get a 4K Ultra HD TV personal demonstration and check out Home Theater Sound Systems to go with your new TV. You get the chance to 'try' all the top competing brands before you buy, ask the experts any questions you may have so you get the best system for your home and experience no 'buyers remorse', what could be better than that?

Here are a few from Best Buy that are on my wishlist:


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Press on the image above to purchase the Sony 79" 4K Ultra HD TV Smart 3D HDTV
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Press on the image above to purchase the Samsung LED Curved 4K Ultra HD TV Smart 3D HDTV
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Press on the image above to purchase the LG 79" 4K Ultra HD TV Smart 3D HDTV
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Butterflies, do you already own a 4K Ultra HD TV? If so, What is your favorite model?


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