Pampering with Parasilk

Feet are not and never will be “pretty” or “cute” in my mind, they are kinda just there lol.

I’ve always been the girl to run out the door barefoot, walk in the scorching hot sand barefoot, drive barefoot, and the list goes on and on! Over the years my feet are starting to show signs of cracking and sometimes the bottoms are uncomfortably dry. Being a fashion blogger in the HOT summer, I’ve been wearing sandals in my photoshoots more frequently. My feet have been looking super dry in my pictures, and for the first time my feet are not “kinda just there” lol. They are these horrendously ugly things that MUST be cropped out of my picture.

gLOVE Treat® Boots with Soybean Formula Parasilk® Paraffin Wax Treatment – Single use

I’ve been using my new Parasilk Boots to treat my over worked feet and the results are phenomenal!!! I noticed a huge difference in the softness of my feet just after one use. The fact that the treatment takes only 10 minutes and you can do it from the comfort of your own home, just makes it that much BETTER. No professionals needed here!

What are these amazing boots?!

gLOVE Treat Boots with Soybean Formula Parasilk® paraffin wax therapy treatment quickly relieve stiffness and muscle spasms and relax and soothe sore foot muscles and joints by bringing warmth while hydrating, moisturizing and healing dry, cracked heels. They are made with all natural, gluten-free ingredients. Parasilk does not add parabens, sulfates or faux fragrances to any of their products. They are a cruelty-free company, which means their products are not tested on animals. YASSSSS!

These Parasilk boots are more convenient, affordable and sterile than traditional paraffin treatments and their new formula is now even better! It includes pure paraffin wax, organic cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil, hydrogenated soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean polyglycerides, refined cold-Pressed marula oil, Vitamin E and C15-23 AlkeneParasilk. The perfect formula specially designed to provide a deep moisture for dry, cracked heels.

You can multitask like a BOSS with these boots.

I love that I can treat my feet while getting other things done. Most of the time when I’m using my Parasilk boots I get a lot of blogging work done. I pop the boots in the microwave, get my whole setup going on the couch, and boom I’m ready for the ultimate foot treatment. I’m going to list below all of things you can do while wearing your Parasilk Boots that I can think of off the top of my head:

  • Read a book/magazine
  • Watch tv
  • Cook dinner
  • Take a nap
  • Color
  • Catch up on emails/social media
  • Paint your nails
  • Do your makeup/hair
  • Brush your teeth
  • Ab workouts
  • Hangout with your dog(s)

The list could go on forever but I think I will stop there haha. I also use the gLOVE Treat® Mitts with Soybean Formula Parasilk® Paraffin Wax Treatment – Single Use, which I love. I can’t really do much while I do this treatment, so I usually use the time to relax, meditate, or watch a little bit of TV.

Parasilk’s new single use gloves, mitts, and booties are currently 50% off and only cost $10 for a limited time. WHAT A STEAL!!! Click here to start shopping. Thanks for stopping by!

Be Bold

You know that feeling when you find the PERFECT outfit?! That is exactly how I felt when I put on this jumpsuit from Red Dress Boutique. It has that magical kinda feeling that makes you feel like you can conquer the world. I love that it shows just a enough skin but not too much to where you feel uncomfortable around your mom!

The peep leg detail is my absolute favorite part about this jumpsuit. They flow perfectly when you’re walking and cover up almost completely while standing. This trend is still somewhat new so some of you may have not even see it yet! I remember the first time I saw pants cut like this, I immediately fell in love. So different and so cool. The breeze ain’t bad either haha.

I paired this jumpsuit with red wedges and a yellow clutch to bring out the bold colors! You could also even pair this jumpsuit with all white accessories or even dress it down for the beach! Endless possibilities with this colorful little number. Comment your new favorite fashion trend below!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Palm Leaf Perfection

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Have you noticed the huge palm leaf trend happening the past couple of months?! I’m SO obsessed!!!! I have pretty much everything and anything with the print, from my phone case to having several actual palm leaves for decor haha. When I saw this dress at Forever 21, I had to have it. The style of this dress is seriously amazing and kinda hard to explain! It flows so beautifully, has a tie waist, and the chest area is perfect for small chested girls.

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Forever 21 has a ton of fun dresses for summer! I love that they always have a great selection of styles. So wether you are looking for that sexy style for a night out, a beach vacay dress, or even something for the office, Forever 21 has it ALL. If their store intimidates, their site is super organized and has a ton of online exclusives!

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Happy Friday and thanks for stopping by! ❤

5 Reasons To Wear A Maxi Dress

Maxi dresses have always been my absolute favorite fashion trend. I recently wore this adorable tie shoulder maxi dress from Haute Shop Co and was reminded how much I LOVE wearing them!! The slit and adjustable straps really make this maxi one of a kind and I wish I owned it in every color. Use the code SUNSHINE20 for 20% off your entire purchase!

As y’all can tell I really really love maxi dresses, but I do know there are a lot of people out there that feel the exact opposite. So I thought I would share 5 reasons you should wear a maxi dress.


1. They look GREAT on everyone.

There is a literally a maxi dress for all shapes and sizes. They can come in so many different styles. Off the shoulder, strapless, backless, long sleeve, short sleeve, slit, no slit, and the list goes on!

2. The Convenience

We’re all super busy or just have those days when we don’t feel like picking out an outfit. Having a closet stocked with maxi dresses will make those days a BREEZE.

3.  You Can Forget About Your Legs

Pasty legs? Hairy man legs? Who cares!! This is a game changer for the super busy weeks, or if you’re like me and really hate shaving your legs. Sometimes I’m so lazy I will go weeks (yup weeks) without shaving my legs haha.

4. Stylish Year Round

There are not many items in my closet I can literally wear anytime of the year. You can pair a maxi dress with scarfs, jackets, kimonos etc. to pair with the season you’re in. Layering is key!

5. You Can Eat Whatever

I will not eat a full course meal before I head out for the night if I am wearing anything that hugs my stomach. There is nothing better than the extra room in a maxi and of course, not having to unbutton your pants at the dinner table!


If these 5 reasons still do not have you convinced to buy your first maxi dress…YOU CRAYYY. Just kiddingggg, but really though, email me and I will give 10 more reasons. If you’re unsure what style looks best on your figure I would love to help pick a style! Shelby@stylingsunshine.com

Thanks for stopping by!

My Skin Care Routine

A couple of months ago I went to a dermatologist for the first time and Dr. Aguirre  put me on a new skincare routine and I actually stuck to it. SAY WHAT?! I am in love with the results, so I thought I would share my experience and my step-by-step routine with y’all.

I’ve never really had any issues with my skin until I got pregnant and moved to California. All of those hormones and this desert climate did not mix with my well humidified skin, as Houston is VERY humid.

I wanted to try going to a dermatologist but I was a little skeptical. I had read some things online saying things along the lines of “dermatologists make your skin break out more so you have to come back” etc. I am so glad I didn’t listen to those reviews because my skin is the best it has been in years!

My first appointment with Jeffrey Klein MD was a really amazing experience. The staff was warm and welcoming and Dr. Aguirre was super informative. She answered every question I had with answers I could really understand (and I had a lot hahah.) My skin had several breakouts and dry spots and Dr. Aguirre said Hutton Klein’s skin care line would clear it right up. She recommended their HK Acne Combo Gel and for me to apply 3 times a week in the evening. I followed her exact steps for 2 months and my results are amazinggggg!! I’m going to list out my exact routine below and if you live in SoCal I highly recommend booking an appointment. Call 949-248-1632 for your free consultation.

DAY ROUTINE:

  1. Wash face with Hutton Klein Foaming Facial Cleanser.
  2. Saturate a cotton ball (I use these) with Hutton Klein Pore Minimizer and work over the surface of the face in a circular motion.
  3. Moisturize with Hutton Klein Hydrating Mango Face Cream.

NIGHT ROUTINE:

  1. Wash face with Hutton Klein Foaming Facial Cleanser.
  2. Saturate a cotton ball (I use these) with Hutton Klein Pore Minimizer and work over the surface of the face in a circular motion.
  3. Apply 1-2 pumps of HK Acne Combo Gel to entire face.
  4. Moisturize with Hutton Klein Hydrating Mango Face Cream.

Live Colorfully

Wearing something bright and colorful like this adorable romper from Red Dress Boutique is the perfect way to start your week! Even if you’re feeling like you may have the worst week ahead, wearing an outfit that reflects the opposite can actually inflate your mood. It also isn’t half bad to have random people complimenting your outfit LOL!

This romper is seriously SO much fun to wear. The maxi slit shows off enough leg, while covering up just enough. If you’re a mother like me who is constantly bending over to pick things up, the extra coverage is a must! The multicolor bright stripes are perfect for a summer vacation and the fabric is the best for the beach. I feel like cotton candy or a snow cone must be eaten in this romper haha.

Make sure you check out Red Dress Boutiques latest new arrivals. They seriously have THE cutest pieces at super affordable prices. I linked a few of my favorite new arrivals below!

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Amazing Lashes

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Lash extensions, aka the best thing I have done to my face, EVER!!! To be honest, I was VERY skeptical when I first heard about lash extensions. I saw a lot of people getting them and I just thought it was weird and unnecessary. I also heard that they ripped out your permanent eyelashes. All of which is very untrue!!

Last September I received a complimentary lash service at Amazing Lash Studio for OCFW and was hesitant booking the appointment lol. I walked out saying, “There is NO way I’m ever doing that again!” Fast forward to now, and I have not gone a single day without my extensions.

The biggest mistake I made that gave me the initial feeling of not wanting to get them done again was the fact that I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I assumed it was a super quick process (less than 20 mins), that I could shower after, and that I could put makeup on right after. These factors originally made feel like they weren’t worth it, but after just a few short days with my new lashes, I was in LOVE. Just like any other beauty enhancer (fake nails, extensions, microblading, etc.) it is a process and does take some time to get used to.

When I first got my lashes, I could definitely feel them. Mainly because my natural lashes are so bad that I had no idea what it felt like to have long full ones. Now, I seriously feel like they are just a part of my eyelids and I love it. The lashes open up my eyes so much and take away all those extra minutes I was spending doing my mascara and trying to make my tiny lashes look big. Waking up every day with amazing lashes makes a big difference. ESPECIALLY if you’re a blogger!!

The services provided at Amazing Lash Studio Costa Mesa are so fabulous, and the staff is the sweetest. I also really love their vibe; everything is light and bright! They also have a beautiful crystal chandelier and glass doors that lead you to the service rooms. My favorite part is the complimentary cozy velour blanket provided by the studio. I literally sleep like a little baby the entire time I get my lashes done now haha!

How do I take care of my new eyelash extensions?

  • Avoid getting lashes wet for the first 24-48 hours
  • Avoid hot steam or sauna
  • Use ALS Eye Makeup Cleansing and Protein Removal Pads to remove any eye makeup.
  • Use ALS Foaming Lash Wash or a mild antibacterial foaming cleanser to cleanse the lashes.
  • Do not perm eyelashes or manually curl.
  • Brush with a clean mascara wand daily.
  • TIP: Sometimes mornings are a mess! Try washing your lashes in the morning and gently brushing the top side of the extensions with a finger placed beneath. If too much tugging is noticed, a quick stop at your local studio may be necessary to help separate these extensions.

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After Your Appointment

Your lash stylists will cover the details of your aftercare at the end of your appointment. To maximize the life of your lashes, avoid direct contact with water on your lashes. Please avoid steam as it will weaken the bond of the adhesive. During the first 48 hours avoid rubbing your eyes and try to sleep without rubbing your face and eyelashes into your pillow.

If you still feel on the fence about lash extensions, please email me! I promise you will LOVE them!! shelbysoileau@yahoo.com

^ 3 weeks after a full set

^ New full set