The Hat Packing Trick

The hat packing trip, how to pack a hat in a suitcase without damaging it.

Pictured Above: Cuyana Panama Hat, Cuyana Summer Hat

With my recent trip to Venice and the other warm-weather trips I have planned next month (Oahu and Jamaica), I thought it would be helpful to let you in on a little known secret for how to pack a hat. It’s super easy and doesn’t involve any special travel gadgets, but it does help to have a suitcase that zips off on one side. I love my Tumi TegraLite International Carry-On, but most hard-sided suitcases will do it as well.

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Minimal Effort Neutral Makeup

Minimal effort neutral makeup. 5 mins or less to a natural makeup look.

Wearing:Aesop Sage & Zinc Facial Hydrating CreamAesop Parsley Anti-Oxidant Eye Cream, Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Bb Cream Triple Function in Pink Label, bareMinerals Bare Skin Concealer in Medium (c/o bareMinerals), Beauty Blender Pro Sponge in Black, bareMinerals READY Touch Up Veil in Translucent, Sephora Collection Face Brush #30, Ish Contour Kit in Light/Medium (c/o fabfitfun), Dior Professional Finish Blush BrushMac Eye Brows Brow Pencil in Lingering, Sephora Collection Eye Pencil to go in White, Giorgio Armani Eye Tints in Gold Ashes (c/o influenster), Japonesque Power Curl Eyelash CurlerGiorgio Armani Eccentrico Eyes to Kill Mascara (c/o influenster), bareMinerals Gen Nude Radiant Lipstick in Honey Bun (c/o bareMinerals)

Do you ever have those days where you don’t feel like getting dressed? You drag your feet or simply don’t have time to put that much effort into your look? I find more often than not, it’s one of those days and for some reason I can’t just add hours into the day, so I’m left with only a few minutes to get dressed and ready for the day. Since I only wash my hair 1-2 times a week, my daily makeup routine was the next for me to shave some time off of. I like to stick with neutral makeup, that requires as little effort as possible, while still making me look and feel better than if I just rolled out of bed. Today I’m sharing my 5 minute makeup routine with you, and a few quick tips to shorten your makeup routine as well.

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Ask Me Anything, Photography FAQ

Ask me anything, photography FAQ

Some of the most frequent questions I get are related to photography. I’ve been a professional photographer for about ten years now, so it makes sense. Between my day-to-day clients, people I meet, and blog readers, I thought it would be fun to put together a photography-related frequently asked questions post. Stick around for the comments, because I’m dedicating myself to answer all photography-related questions below.

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