Saturday, December 29, 2012

My clump crusher mascara review

Monday, December 24, 2012

Monica Bellucci's hair for Christmas

This photo was sent to me by a Facebook friend on my page
It's an easy do you can, well, do :) 

I am using it for today, Christmas Eve. I also am giving away the flat iron I used. 
Rules are listed in the video description. 

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Formal updo christmas!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Rainbow Fishtail Braid + Give away video

Win your own set of hair extension. There will be FIVE winners chosen, so you have a higher chance of winning! Check out my video for details on how to win.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

All I want for Christmas is you (hair tutorial)

This hair tutorial is brought to you with a give away! So please go enter. I am paying for the prize and am collaborating with Bombshell blossoms. They are sponsoring the flower giveaway!

Here is the video tutorial!

Where I find motivation to workout

I am not trying to toot my own horn here, but for the sake of painting a picture for you on what I do and how I find the energy to do it, I will list some of my weekly tasks here (of course, they are not always like this, some days more, some days less
Get up 4 something in the morning, wish everyone on instagram a good morning, go to the gym to work out for an hour (cardio and weights), come home walk the dog, make three different breakfasts (we all eat something different in the morning), make smoothies, prep dinner by moving items from freezer to fridge, check youtube comments, wake up family, shower and get pretty, help my son change and get ready for school (he's 3 and half ), drop off at school, interact with teachers about anything that needs to be addressed, go to work, work, work, work, at lunch; run errands, after work; shop for groceries (some days), pick up son, play with son, make dinner, clean up our morning mess, check myself out before hubby comes home and freshen up, help son with homework, serve dinner, make time to talk to hubby, pack lunches, clean up kitchen mess, laundry (one day out of the week), prepare mine and son's clothes for the next day, depending on the weather, (including my workout clothes), give son a bath, work on my youtube channel stuff (either editing a video or writing back to people who write to me, wishing happy birthday's on facebook etc), washing up (or doing a longer night routine some nights for extra beautiness ha ha!), making sure son brushes his teeth, getting him to bed and reading a book together. Go to bed, search for instagram photos to post in the morning.

All of this, not to mention there are days when I have to make breakfast for work (I am part of a Breakfast club), make snacks for my son's school, research items for family, schedule play dates, take my son to places like the park or



Also, my mom passed away when she was 50 years old. She rarely made time for herself. She was an amazing person, but in my opinion, cared to much about her kids. She should have been alive today, if she just would have taken care of her health. I guess I shouldn't write things like that, but it's how I feel inside.

My goal is to be healthy and active.

Here is another video of mine on how I find motivation to do all that I do for my family...

Thursday, December 6, 2012

My arm workout today

Here is the workout that I did this morning!

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Christmas Formal Updo

A video tutorial for a formal updo you can wear for any formal event coming up!

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Braids on a bun! Cute rainy day hairdo

Here's a cute style you can do for your lazy, rainy days! Pair this look up with an oversized sweater, your, leggings and your most comfortable pair of boots and you're set!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Nicole Sherzinger Braid on top of head

Here is a look that Nicole Sherzinger wore at X Factor, once. 
You can put this in a pony tail to look just like hers. 

You can also leave your hair down and curl it! Either way, it will look cute on you!

Here is the video:

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Side braids on a pony tail

Inspirational Photo

This one of those pony tails that you can wear with your edgy outfit: Maybe a pair of leggings with high heels, your leather jacket or riding boots! It's really a wonderful final topping on your look! Slap on some bright red lipstick or some lashes and BEAUTIFUL!

Here is the video

Monday, November 19, 2012

Braided buns for a rainy day!

One day I saw this picture of these braided buns and I was inspired to do my hair like this. My hair came out messy, but I was being stopped wherever I went by strangers telling me how beautiful my hair looked. Honestly, I wasn't intending to have a good looking hairdo. I decided to do a tutorial and show you how I made this look my own. Hope you like it...

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Holiday Fauxhawk Hairdo Tutorial

I got up this morning at 4:30 am to film this. I am so excited to upload it that I should be in bed now but am up editing it. It's so cute and soooo easy to do. Picture wearing it with flowers in your hair, or with gems in it or long earrings! SOOO CUTE! I can't wait to wear my hair like this in public. I'd wear my hair like this for any ol' day too LOL :)

Hope you like it

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Recent video posts

Here are some recent videos I've uploaded.

How I apply my lashes, instabraids and some clip in extension hair styles...

Crazy Updo's

I found these other very creative and amazing styles while using Twitter.  No video tutorials unfortunately but still pretty amazing to look at.

Enjoy ladies!  Twitter User: Pamyurin

Friday, November 2, 2012

Helicopter Hairdo Howto

Perhaps it is too late for Halloween but this show stopper will definitely be the talk of ANY get together.  Have a man in the military?  Looking to be the center of attention at prom?  Or if you just like choppers, this is the hairstyle for you!
No there will NOT be a YouTube tutorial for this.  At least not on the iLoveGerardo channel!  XD

Original Hair by Olaf Breuning

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Zombie Pin up makeup and hair tutorial videos

Here is the inspirational photo

Makeup here

Hair tutorial here

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Chocolate Revel Bars Recipe

I posted this video recipe on my vlogging channel

Before that, I posted the first time I made these on my instagram, where I like to post pictures of my hair, outfits, food or random stuff. 

 I hope you try it. You should have most of the ingredients in your pantry now...right? RIGHT? ;) 

Here is the video recipe

Friday, October 5, 2012

Gwen Stefani (No Doubt) Settle Down Music Video

I decided not to post this on my main channel because it's just not pretty enough for me. It was a requested look, that I feel I didn't do good enough to merit being on my hair channel. But I still wanted to upload it to my vlogging channel, which I consider more casual.

Here is the Gwen Stefani (No Doubt) Settle Down Music Video look recreated on long, wavy hair. Her hair is short and straight in the video.

Here is the video

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Hello NURSE! Pin up sailor pin up nurse

Here is a remake of an old video I made. I thought it was years back, but actually it was only last year.

Here is the older version

Either way, I hope you all enjoy!

Saturday, September 22, 2012

How Rita Hayworth would have done her hair today!

Here is a look that I created using my clipless curling iron. If you want to create it too, see my video, below, on how to!

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Do you like it when....

I do "How I did my make up for a video" videos because, sometimes I get requests from viewers to show how I did it. I really never wanted to show how I do my make up because I don't think I am a make up guru :D I just like to do my make up once in a while. Actually, if I could get away with wearing no make up, I would rather that! :D

I know how important it is that I have a pleasing presence in my hair tutorial videos, so I make an effort to wear more make up than I would normally.

When I see those requests for make up tutorials, I am always surprised. But I aim to record how I did my make up, rather than to call it a make up tutorial. Do you see the difference?  :D :)

Anyway, here is a video on how I did my make up for a video. If you like these, let me know and I will continue to film them as I get ready to film a hair tutorial.

Monday, September 10, 2012

I made a video for Pantene!

I was so excited to be contacted by a Pantene rep to create a video for their Silky Moisture Whip Moisturizer + Styler!

I've always wanted to just be in a Pantene ad LOL :D Now, I sort of am :D

So, if you haven't seen it, here is the video I made for Pantene. What a dream come true for me.

I put a lot of time and effort into this video. I even had my husband fix one of my broken soft box lights. The next day, our son broke it in front of our face as we were watching him :(

I ended up going to bed at 3 am, after filming this several times before I felt it was PERFECT. Even still, I look at it and continue to find a million things wrong with it. I was so tired. I couldn't put more effort into it anymore, so I went to bed.

The next day, I had to edit it in order to have it up by the deadline. But, I woke up with ithcy watery eyes and a stuffy nose; what luck! :( Still, I soldiered on and ended up getting it on YouTube on time for you all to see it. I hope that you will have time to watch it. It really has been a fun project for me to work on because I feel that anyone can get their hands on this product.

Anyway, thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to check on what I have to say.

Take care!


Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Announcing the recent WINNERS!

I've been giving away some products lately and plan to give away a lot more! Thank you for your support and for watching my hair tutorials. Don't forget to like my facebook page so that you can get notices from me when I post a new video :)

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Amazingly Intricate Eye Makeup

Today I found some fantastic and creative makeup by a German lady named Svenja Schmitt. She goes by PixieCold so stop by her gallery and tell her ILoveGerardo sent you if you have a deviantART account!  I hope you find it inspiring!

This one is a fantastic Little Mermaid inspired design that I found bold and pardon the pun, eye catching.
You MUST zoom into this one Hunger Games fans!
Its called "District 4"
"Death by Candy"
This one is like something from Cirque du Soleil
It is a tribute to Avatar: The Last Airbender

What I do

I make hair tutorials on YouTube. But I created this blog to connect with my fellow writers/bloggers. I've also created a myspace account, but I don't like the format for blogging. I'd rather blog here. As far as something to note about me: I rarely have will power when it comes to dieting. I'd rather eat what I want, but in moderation. I like girly stuff, but I don't like doing my own hair. I rarely do my own hair, so if you saw me in the street, you'd probably not recognize me. But if you ever saw me, I would love it if you came to say hi. Thanks for reading my blogs.