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.


March 26, 2019

As someone who cares deeply about taking care of my skin, I was extremely excited to attend a luncheon with SkinCeuticals and Dr Smith-Phillips from Mount Pleasant Dermatology, earlier this month to learn about the brand and their all new advanced skincare technology. 

 Photo by Arielle Lewis Studios

If you aren’t familiar with SkinCeuticals, they are a US-based clinical skincare brand dedicated to improving skin health by providing advanced skincare backed by science. The science behind their skincare technology is born from decades of skin cancer research that led to pivotal breakthroughs in antioxidants. SkinCeuticals is used by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, an...

February 19, 2019

As we are just 1.5 months into 2019, I have already been neck deep in trying new skincare and beauty finds. I have been visiting Sephora more than usual to try new brands, and I have been experimenting more with skincare and hair, as well. 

I've tried out some new brands that I have never tried before, and low and behold found some amazing products this way. I felt I needed a refresh on my go-to products, and I took it upon myself to try new things for the new year. Sometimes we all need a refresh, ya know? Today I'm highlighting my current fave products in beauty, skincare, and hair, in hopes to introduce you to one new faves, too!


For the past month I have bee...

January 11, 2018

I don't know about you, but the winter is brutal on my skin. During the winter, I struggle with dry patches of skin on my face that look like scales with extreme redness. Not cool. It is a problem that I have experienced in recent years, and it wasn't until last winter that I found a product that helped to keep my skin hydrated and bright.

It was actually at the Birchbox in NYC that I was introduced to Sunday Riley products. The girl who was helping me with a mini makeover noticed my dry patches and told me about the Ceramic Slip Clay Cleanser, as I was using Cetaphil at the time and it wasn't cutting it on my dry skin. She raved about the product, so I bought it as I w...

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