Today we’re getting into a light LIIT workout to start the week. If you’ve been loving these workouts that @maximsaidso and I have been doing, I encourage you to get into them with us and save this post for your next at home workout sesh. My body has been feeling so much stronger and I’ve … Continue Reading

Here’s how to get this look: ⛓ In the winter, paying attention to outfit proportions is key! Here I decided to style a chunky knit sweater with a more structured form-fitting faux leather pencil skirt.  ⛓ Throw in a pair of thigh-high boots in a bold winter hue like mustard yellow or burgundy red to make a statement.  … Continue Reading

|| Keep your Head High and your Makeup Bright || https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Yellow-Eyes-1-Min-OpalbyOpal.mp4 Maybe it’s me itching for a tropical vacay or maybe it’s me trying to uplift and distract myself from the chaos of the world. Either way, I’ve been enjoying these uber bright makeup looks lately. I think that all this quarantine energy is shifting … Continue Reading

In this blog post, I wanted to share my favorite tips and tricks for how I shoot Street Style content on the streets of New York City. If you ever wanted to have your own photoshoot in the most magical city in the world, keep reading to learn what locations I like to pick, how … Continue Reading

Ok, so we all know that lifting weights in addition to cardio is good for you, right? But sometimes dealing with heavy weights – hauling and storing them – is not very practical or even possible at home. This is why me and Maxim wanted to show you how to get a full workout: upper … Continue Reading

Remember, Woman, you were born life giver, miracle creator, magic maker. You were born with the heart of a thousand mothers, open and fearless and sweet. You were born with the fire of Queens & conquerors, warrioress blood you bleed. You were born with the wisdom of sages & shamans, no wound can you not … Continue Reading

Is it me or has everyone been into home plants lately? It’s totally easy to understand why – in this time when the world seems to be in constant chaos and we can’t seem to get a break from the horrible news stories flooding our screens one after the other. Bringing parts of nature into our … Continue Reading

Comfort vs. Style is always a balancing act when it comes to dressing. This is especially true once the cold weather rolls in and all I want to wear is layers upon layers with a heavy parka on the outside.But there is a way to stay warm and cute at the same time that doesn’t … Continue Reading

Have a Little Fun Go Bold in 2021 Beauty has no Rules https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Orane-Reel-30-seconds.mp4 I am usually a make-up minimalist. Fresh-faced, dewey look has been my go-to during the quarantine. But today I felt like bringing back some COLOR and I settled on this vibrant burnt orange look. Watch video of how I got this look above! … Continue Reading

Did you know that January is International Creativity Month? To celebrate Maxim and I decided to challenge ourselves to shoot and model for each other for a “15-minutes photoshoot challenge”. I shot Maxim. He shot me. Who did better? Go to my Instagram Stories to vote on the best portrait, angle, movement, and more categories … Continue Reading