Articles by Kai @embraceyoumag

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Creative chick with a love for all things global!

Villafan in ’10’

Los Angeles based artist Villafan is next to take on our traditional ‘1o quickies’. Not familiar with the name? Well, you should be. His soulful voice is a reminder of how music should make you feel from the inside out. Songs that are not only timeless but touches the heart. I literally [...Read More]

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nutless Banana Bread Recipe

I love baking, and I have to say I enjoy baking more than cooking. That’s just me. So I’m always looking to try different recipes and while doing that today, I realized I’ve never tried making a banana bread on my own. So, thanks to simplyrecipes.com, I’m going to give it [...Read More]

February 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

2015 Grammy Awards Red Carpet

The Grammys is probably the only award show that I care to watch. So I wanted to share something about music’s biggest night aside from the performances and winners. Check out the red carpet and tell us who your favorite is.                   [...Read More]

February 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Be the Change: Letter from the Editor

Today’s prompt is an interesting one because I’ve been questioning myself as to how to make EY more interesting and more appealing to readers. I wouldn’t call it a big change, but I’d like to be as consistent in posting as often as I did in the beginning. Other [...Read More]

January 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

Natalie Denise Sperl’s 10 Quickies

Natalie Denise Sperl is the front woman of Los Angeles-based quartet Kill My Coquette, whose self-titled debut EP is due out on January 20th.  Armed with attitude and boasting vital rock & punk with a twist of designer blues, Kill My Coquette is influenced by game-changing artists like Jack [...Read More]

December 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: AndyJ

I came across this fly young man on chictopia and just had to share with our readers. Andy J is a college student who runs the blog, L’Homme Journal, where he not only talks fashion, but you can discover his lifestyle and other interests. Check out my favorites below, and be sure to stop by [...Read More]

December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Delaney Gives Us ’10’

Delaney Gibson is more than a talented musician. Check out her down-to-earth responses to our traditional 10 quickies, and you may discover some similarities to this cool lady.   Find what you love and do it until it kills you. Happy, driven, and creative.   I eat [...Read More]

December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: StardustBohemian

When I came across Sera Brand’s chictopia page, I instantly gravitated towards her style. I have a soft spot for Bohemian so this fashionista, originally from Oahu, Hawaii, is definitely on my list of trendsetters to follow. Check out a few of my favorite looks below, and visit Sera [...Read More]

November 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

HILLARYJANE to release new acoustic project

Stix and Stones Unplugged, December 30. San Diego, CA – The enigmatic voice of 21-year-old HillaryJane has brought a fresh approach to the world of hip-hop. While being a relative newcomer, her smooth voice and inspired words have quickly garnered both public and critical acclaim. Her debut EP [...Read More]

November 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Purfles, Group to Watch

I just came across this new Kpop girl group called Purfles (like purple without the second p). Love their debut song, 1 2 3, and the choreography, but the thing that stood out to me the most is that it’s three girls who can all sing. They’re individually talented and significant to the [...Read More]

November 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Dracula Untold: Don’t Believe the Hype.

While I’m a sucker for thrilling vampire movies, especially a backstory that depicts the tale of mr. Dracula himself, I was left with a humph feeling after seeing Dracula Untold over the weekend. I thought the beginning was a tad rushed,  as Prince Vlad hurried off to seek out dark elements [...Read More]

October 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Album Review: Aquarius by Tinashe

If you’re looking for mid-tempo, slowed down music, with a 90’s r&b influence and smooth harmonies, then Tinashe’s debut album pretty much sums that up. Nothing is overly done or out of place, Aquarius provides a relaxing atmosphere when in your comfort zone, just as much as [...Read More]

October 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Spring 2015 R-T-W: Balmain

Balmain is one of my absolute favorite label. Lord knows I can’t afford to shop from the line, but there’s nothing wrong in admiring the designs. And I’m loving the label’s spring 2015 ready to wear styles. Check out my favorites from the runway:   Credits: Getty Images [...Read More]

October 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kasutera Recipe

I would love to do more baking, but I don’t want to do the usual so I went browsing YouTube for different cakes from around the world. I came across the Kasutera (Castella) recipe by Japanese Cooking 101 and it piqued my interest. This cake definitely looks delicious and I want to give it a [...Read More]

September 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: MellowMayo

Meet Mayo from Hong Kong. I love her chic and sophisticated looks, and the way she mixes casual with formal at times. Check out my favorites below and do visit her style blog MellowMayo.com for lots more!   Images credit: Mayo @ mellowmayo.com Be sure to visit her fashion [...Read More]

September 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

DIY: Crayon Nail Art by Cutepolish

I’m addicted to Sandi’s cutepolish nail art youtube channel. She always has something that I want to try. This tutorial is no different. Even though I’ve been out of school for a while now, I still liked her crayon nail art because its fun and colorful. Check out the tutorial and [...Read More]

September 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Artist Feature: Sonna Rele

Compound Entertainment –  Sonna Rele is a London based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist signed to Motown Records by 3x Grammy winner, NE-YO. After discovering Sonna while perusing her captivating and heavily followed ‘Music Monday’ video clips on Facebook, he immediately [...Read More]

August 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: Nydia

So I was browsing around chictopia a little while ago and stumbled upon a fashionista from the island of Puerto Rico. Her name is Nydia, and I love her style. Check out my favorite looks below and visit A Girl Name Nydia for so much more, including a taste of her island.   Credits: [...Read More]

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: Thrifty Chic

I like individuals with their own unique style and Melodic Thifty Chic is no different. This fashionista stands out from the rest with her bold fashion statements. Check out my favorite looks and visit her blog for more   Credit: Melodic Thrifty Chic [...Read More]

June 24, 2014 // 2 Comments

’10’ Quick Facts about Camille A. Brown

Camille A. Brown is making waves in theater, dance and music. It’s no wonder. The lady and her eccentric dance company are a force to be reckoned with. Have you seen those breathless productions? They’re unstoppable. It’s an honor to have the talented choreographer as a guest on [...Read More]

June 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

At the Movies: “Maleficent”

Quite the contrary to her name, Maleficent was actually a peacekeeper in her flourishing and magical kingdom until the ultimate betrayal turned her bitter. You could even say she’s a woman scorned. Anyhoo, I was a tad hesitant of watching this movie because it’s a play on the popular [...Read More]

June 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Book Review: “All Lined Up” by Cora Carmack

Series: Rusk University #1 Release date: May 13th 2014 Publisher: William Morrow  Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack follows up her trio of hits—Losing It, Faking It, and Finding It—with this thrilling first novel in an [...Read More]

June 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Top 5 Summer Makeup Tips

Summer is finally here after a dreadfully long winter, but we don’t want to get too excited and go overboard with out makeup now do we? Trust me, I’ve seen some colors that have me looking twice. No offense. But some things are best left for circus. Anyhoo, check out these top 5 summer [...Read More]

June 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Forever 21 Splurge!

Now and then I like to treat myself to Forever 21. Check out what I got on my recent splurge (just a cheap weekend shopping):         And that was my F21 summer splurge. How about you? Have you done any splurging over the weekend?   Credits: Forever 21 [...Read More]

June 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

DIY: Watermelon Nail Art

I’m a fan and of course a subscriber of cutepolish youtube channel, so I’m always checking out her latest tutorials. I’m loving the watermelon nail art for summer. It certainly lives up to the cute factor she’s going with. Check out her tutorial and also a reveal of the face [...Read More]

June 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Remember Dr. Maya Angelou

Angelou was one of the most influential author, poet, and civil rights activist of our time. She’s inspired many, including myself, and will definitely not be forgotten. I would like to take this moment to remember THE Phenomenal Woman, and to thank her for the lessons she’s left [...Read More]

May 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

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