Marisa is a petite twenty something girl taking on the big city! She is a writer and blogger currently living in Brooklyn, New York. When Marisa is not writing for Bustle, she is petting other people's dogs, drinking coffee, and forever in search of pink and polka dots.

Here's Why You Shouldn't Wash Your Hair Daily

I'll be the first to admit that the most annoying part of my beauty routine is taking the time to wash my hair. The good news? There are plenty of reasons not to shampoo your hair every day. I am a huge advocate of the lazy girl beauty routine,…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

Here's How To Make Your Pedicure Last Longer

Summer is here and our feet are free, which also means that it's time to up the ante on the maintenance and grooming of our feet. However, frequent trips to the nail salon are costly, and while it's nice to do your manicure and pedicure at home,…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

Prevent Your Post-Swim Hair From Turning Green

Pool season has finally arrived, which means a hopefully gorgeous tan and beautiful, post-swim beachy waves. Unfortunately for some, however, a long sesh at the pool can turn your blonde locks into a sewage-green color. If you're wondering how to…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

Why You Should Never Wear Makeup To Bed Again

Makeup is a wonderful, magical tool that some of us can't live without. From making our skin look glowier to lengthening our lashes, there's nothing makeup can't do. The only annoying thing about it is having to take it off, especially when it comes…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

11 Festive 4th Of July Accessories

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Is Sleeping In A Bra Bad For You?

At the end of a long day of work, the only thing us girls want to do is have fun. And by "fun," I mean go home, take off our bras, put our sweats on, and watch Pretty Little Liars. Removing one's bra is the best, most relaxing part of the day for…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

5 Things We Learned From Eva's Facebook Chat

Eva Mendes is without a doubt an expert on Fashion and Beauty. Seriously, just look at her! So, when Eva Mendes gave out fashion and beauty advice to her Facebook fans yesterday, we definitely listened. But it wasn't just one way — in return, some…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

Who Is Beyonce's Makeup Artist?

Have you ever wondered how Beyonce woke up like this with her flawless fresh face? It's not just because she hit the genetic lottery. Meet the talented artist creating all of her looks, Beyonce's makeup artist, Sir John, a New York native who…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

Steal Olivia's Leather Overalls Look

Olivia Palermo is absolutely one of my top style icons. Last night, at the opening of Seaport Studios at Seaport District in New York, Olivia Palermo wore leather overalls, proving her stylish prowess once again. The New York socialite wore the…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

7 Signs You Need A New Manicurist

I am definitely the kind of girl that likes to do my manicure and pedicure myself, but once in a while, I like to treat myself to the nail salon. But as any nail salon-goer knows, finding a new manicurist can be hard. There's not only the issue of…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

20 Times Kourtney Was A Petite Fashion Icon

Being short stuff is tough! The only remedy is to own it and its hard to find someone who does it better than Kourtney Kardashian, the smallest of the Kardashian Klan. There are common misconceptions about being petite: that we can't wear certain…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

8 Perfect Jumpsuit & Shoe Combinations For Summer

While the idea of wearing a dress every single day for the next three months is ideal, it's not likely. For this reason, you should consider the season's hottest trend: summer jumpsuits and rompers. Here are a few reasons why: They are one piece,…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

11 Summer Sandal Alternatives

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15 Fierce Bobs For Fine Hair

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Steal Selena Gomez's Totally '90s Look

The dream of the '90s is alive on social media, thanks to all of our favorite celebrities' fashion choices. Earlier today, Selena Gomez posted a '90s fashion-filled Instagram photo of herself in the passenger seat of a friend's car, clutching a much…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

5 Ways Smoking Is Ruining Your Skin

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, so if you have thought about quitting smoking, there is no better time than the present. It's definitely not my place to pass judgement on you if smoking cigarettes is your thing, but you should definitely educate…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

How To Wear Eyeliner For Your Eye Shape

If you ask me, eyeliner is one of the trickiest makeup products ever, and while it's a part of almost every girl's beauty routine, many of us still struggle with how to wear eyeliner for our different eye shapes. A lot of us have been wearing the…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

20 Lazy Girl Hair Hacks You Need To Learn Now

I am a morning person and I don't usually have a hard time waking up (once I've got coffee in hand), but the whole getting ready process is quite annoying to me. By the time I've decided what to wear for the day and put on what little makeup I can…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

21 Ways To Stack Your Rings

Layering is no longer just for your clothes, because stackable rings is the latest trend to hit the jewelry game. For those of you who have already tried the latest accessory style, you've probably wondered how you can stack your rings without going…
By Marisa Dalpiaz

Steal Shay Mitchell's Sweatshirt Style

Hoodies are definitely a wardrobe staple for Pretty Little Liars' Emily Fields, so it should come as no surprise that it's a staple of Shay Mitchell's, too. If you follow the actress on Instagram, you are probably wondering where to buy Shay…
By Marisa Dalpiaz