Welcome to Blonde in the District, an award winning Washington DC & Virginia life, style, beauty, and travel blog dedicated to body positivity and encouraging women to find their confidence through style.

 

2019 Recognitions        

Named 2019 Washingtonian Magazine Style Setter.

Voted BEST of NoVA 2019 FASHION BLOG by Northern Virginia Magazine.

             

July 2, 2018

I used to never be one who did my brows. I would literally do my whole face full of makeup, but leave my brows bare as I didn’t think they needed to be shaped since they were already kind of dark. Then one day I had my brows done by a pro makeup artist and all that changed. I saw my face was completely transformed and my brows gave my face structure and made everything look complete. After that, I started to do my brows daily. I tried pretty much every single brow pencil or gel on the planet to obtain perfect brows.
 

 Brows by Farideh at Ellada Studio. Photo by Arielle Lewis.


Full disclosure here I wouldn’t say I was that great at doing my brows. I would often find the...

April 27, 2018

Today for FAB Friday, I'm going to be sharing one of my new obsessions- NAILS! I have always been a bit obsessed with nails, but after finding Ellada Studio, the obsession became REAL

I am someone who must have her nails painted at all times. Chipped nails are a personal pet peeve, and I literally won't leave the house without good nails. Call me crazy, but its my thing.....

My nails by Ellada Studio, Sabrina. 

About a year and a half ago I decided to bite the bullet and get acrylic nails, despite all the talk of how bad it is for your nails. I had my eye on a nail salon in Old Town, and they were friendly and nice, but ultimately, they couldn't do the high end nails th...

March 6, 2018

I have been an eyelash freak for as long as I can remember. I have searched high and low for the best mascara to use, and I have a small collection of stock piled false strip eyelashes that I would have on deck for days I wanted some extra volume to my lashes. Over a month ago, I decided to trade in my mascaras and falsies and try out eyelash extensions after seeing them done at the trusted salon I go to for nails, Ellada Studio and Spa.

I was always curious about eyelash extensions. I wanted to try them, but to be honest I was sort of scared. A foreign eyelash adhered to your natural lash seemed so weird to me, but when I look at all the other things we do to ourselves...

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