On the search for Smooth Skin with Body Details

Hair-free with Body Details
Hair-free with Body Details

As any other women, I have been in the never ending search to have a hair-free body. I have tried different routes, shaving, waxing, I even tried one of those take a home DIY devices. I have tried everything. I have done laser hair removal in some areas of my body before, but nothing compares to the pleasant experience I had at Body Details.

At my first visit, I did a consultation tailored to my needs, I noticed that Body Details has a very courteous and knowledgeable staff, we discuss the areas I was interested in having done and they told to me what to expect about the procedure. They also explain to me the different types of laser used for hair removal, how the YAG laser worked and how it would work well with my skin tone pigments without burning my skin, this is a biggie for darker skin tones and laser. I left feeling confident of being in good hands.

Laser hair removal is a process of several sessions (10 sessions). I had my first session for full legs and bikini brazilian, the process took about an hour and I left with. smooth and hair-less skin. After the first session follows a shedding process noticeable during the next 7-15 days. My next appointment is in 10 weeks. Keep posted on my social media twitter @GissiJ, Snapchat and my Instagram for follow ups and behind the scenes.

Body Details has seven locations thru out South Florida and you can call them for a consultation and book an appointment to: 866-708-8645

And if you want to see more experiences stories check out their you tube channel here.

Pics by Cindy Jimenez

Gissi at Body Details Coral Gables
Gissi at Body Details Coral Gables
One of the treatment rooms at the Body Details Coral Gables Location
One of the treatment rooms at the Body Details Coral Gables Location

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Victoria’s Secret #LoveMeMore & a DIY for Valentine’s Day!

A DIY with Victoria's Secret and my illustration for it!
A DIY with Victoria’s Secret and my illustration for it!

I love being crafty and this Sunday January 31st, I will be at the Victoria’s Secret store at Dadeland Mall in Miami from 6-8pm, doing some personalized undies just in time for Valentine’s day! So come by, shop and let’s do some DIY and get ready for Valentines day with Victoria’s Secret for the Love Me More event.

There will be 6 stores nationwide having this exclusive event more info here.

And if you are in the Orlando area, check out my girl Kara Ashley blog on where she will be getting crafty at a Victoria’s Secret up north.

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A little cold and wearing sneakers

All black and a gray coat
All black and a gray coat

I have been on a sneakers kick lately, they are so comfortable specially when running errands or walking around a city while traveling. I’m usually not a sneakers wearing kinda girl, I only wear them when I’m exercising, but I have found a new certain kind of love for them.  I wore this almost all black outfit with a gray coat  during my last trip to New York City, the weather was a little cold for what I am used to, but I managed.

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A night illustrating at Kit and Ace in Coconut Grove

Live Drawing at Kit and Ace in Coconut Grove
Live Drawing at Kit and Ace in Coconut Grove

A few weeks back I had the chance to live draw at the new Kit and Ace store during their opening of their new location in Coconut Grove, so I wanted to share with you a little bit of the event and this brand. Continue reading

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Black & White & Reflecting

Sneaker love
Studded Sneakers c/o Mia Shoes

As you may have noticed I have been a little M.I.A., being a capricorn makes me be one of those people that it is always following rules, where everything needs to be perfect and align in it’s place. This is also probably why I chose my career path. But besides all that I also have a very creative side, where my thinking is not all “black and white”, where I allow “gray” areas to blend in and letting my inner artist come out. I needed a little break and focus on things and finding the goals that I want to accomplish this year for the blog and for my inner self.

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Getting inspired with Jonathan Adler & the Moto X Pure Edition

My inspired fashion illustration using the patterns from the Jonathan Adler for Motorola new limited line of the Moto X Pure Edition
My inspired fashion illustration using the patterns from the Jonathan Adler for Motorola new limited line of the Moto X Pure Edition

The artist side of me is always pursuing being unique. I personally like that my artwork it’s my own and I get super happy when someone recognizes it. I love hearing when someone on the street says to me: “Oh! you are that girl on instagram that draws the lashes”, I do a little happy dance and get more motivation to keep on drawing.

And on my pursue to be different, and not like everybody else, I have gotten inspired by Motorola and their new limited edition of the Moto X Pure Edition designed by Jonathan Adler. The designs are unique and eye catching, not just your traditional white or gray phone. From the three limited edition designs, I am sure anyone can find a style that fits their lifestyle.

Personally, I like all three designs but my fave is the one with the bold circles, so naturally I used it as the main source of inspiration for the fashion illustration above.

Moto X Pure Edition designed by Jonathan Adler
Moto X Pure Edition designed by Jonathan Adler

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All black outfit & a Glam Suite

Love this all Faux leather all black look
Love this all Faux leather all black look from Bisou Bisou c/o JCPenney
Over the weekend, it was the iHeart radio Fiesta Latina concert, JCPenney invited me to an exclusive Glam Suite at the penthouse of the Delano, to get ready before the concert. I got to pick an outfit from Bisou Bisou and get all glammed up. My hair was done by a stylist from InStyle salon (I learned that there’s a location at Dadeland Mall inside the JCP store) and makeup by Sephora, all this courtesy of JCPenney.

At the suite, I got to meet Bisou Bisou’s designer Michele Bohbot, while browsing pieces of her collection. She is the sweetest. Had a few bites and refreshments while spending a very nice afternoon among blogger and media friends.

For my outfit, I picked faux leather panel leggings, with a black fringe cami and an oversized faux leather jacket cuffed up, I went up a few sizes to give it the borrow from a boyfriend look. See below to shop the look!

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Sweater, Shorts & Boots

Still wearing shorts for fall
Still wearing shorts for fall

An in the essence of longing for Fall weather in Miami as soon as possible (it is still 85 degrees in November), I wore this sweater and boots with shorts. I usually don’t like brown boots but I scored this pair of riding boots from Cole Haan during a mega sale at Nordstrom Rack a few months ago. They are so comfy and look so good. The chunky sweater I could only wear for a few minutes while I was doing this shoot, because the heat got the best of me, so now I am saving it until cooler temperatures get here.

See more of this look below and how to shop it!

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The Architect of Style X Casetify Artist Collection

The Architect of Style x Casetify Collection

Finally! My fashion illustrations as smartphone cases. I had been looking for a while for a company to partner up with to add my artwork to smartphone cases. I know many of my readers had been asking for this for a while, but I’m very picky and wanted them to be just perfect. So go ahead and check out my Artist Collection with Casetify X The Architect of Style for some really neat designs, you can pick your phone model (iPhone, Galaxy and a bunch of others), and order.

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