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RHONJ Episode 3 After Party ~ Mind Body Mojo

You’ve probably heard before that emotions and stress can show up in how we feel physically. This particular episode I might have been seen wearing stress on my face! Terri and Lara are BACK to share more incredibly valuable tips to help you understand the mind-body connection. In this video we discuss the practice of tapping. Please check out all of the free resources from this video to help you mind, body, and spirit!

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Don’t miss Terri’s “Dina’s After Party Swag”

Check out Nick Ortner’s (The Tapping Solution) site and free resources here!

Check out Louise Hay’s App “Heal Your Body.”


RHONJ Episode 3 After Party ~ Cast Compatibility: It’s in the stars!

It wouldn’t be reality TV without a little drama now and then! Ophi Edut of Astrostyle is back to take a look at how different signs get along for better or for…WTF?! Get the inside scoop on the signs of my fellow cast members but also listen for how YOU get along with different signs. Any good party leaves their guests with a gift or two so checkout your bonus this week!

FREE GUIDE: How To Get Along With Anyone (Yes, Even That Person) from The AstroTwins


RHONJ Episode 3 After Party: Fashion & Makeup Breakdown

Breaking down my Wardrobe & Makeup!

Dinaimage1    This is my interview look of the week!

~ Grey leather sleeveless top from 25Park

~ Necklace by Henri Bendel and Metal~Styled by Melissa Garcia

~ Hair by Victoria Rocco

~ Makeup by Laura Koski (see the breakdown below!)


Makeup by Laura Koski

“Since Dina appears on television, and with the advent of high definition, my preferred method of applying foundation is with an airbrush. This is not to say that sometimes I don’t use a liquid. (My favorites are Armani Silk and Make Up Forever HD)  It depends on the look, situation and expediency.

dinamakeup1This is my equipment.  The actual product I  custom blend for Dina. Airbrush makeup is not just for celebrities and models.  Looking flawless shouldn’t only be for special occasions. Let me demystify (pun intended) with a little Airbrush 101″:

Airbrush makeup covers the skin in tiny micro-dots because it comes out as a fine spray.  It very closely mimics the way a camera sees your face. Think of it as tiny little pixels. This gives a far more natural effect.

Here are a few tips to help you apply like a pro:

Prep your skin
Apply […]

Hostess with the Mostest

hostess giftLet me let you in on a little secret: I love me a good party. Okay, so it’s not that much of a secret! But I have to admit, a soirée that strikes the perfect balance between theme, food, music, and great company really gets my blood pumping! 

I make it a point to host plenty of gatherings at chez Dina, but when I’m not playing hostess with the mostest, I never show up empty-handed! Nothing says, “Thank you for setting up this lovely party,” like bringing a gift along for the hostess that’s worked so hard!

Here are some of my favorite gift ideas to say thanks to the wonderful hostesses in my life:

1. A soothing scented candle. This one’s simple and easy. If it’s a close friend that’s hosting the party, you most likely already know their favorite scent. New friend? No problem. You can either go with a safe scent like vanilla or lavender (these scents are popular and smell divine) or if you’re still on the fence, buy a beautiful unscented candle that they can light during dinner!

New Moon – Making a Fresh Start

new moon 2We all make them; whether you call it a resolution, a wish, or a goal, we have a love affair with setting our deepest desires out into the universe. It’s one of my very favorite parts of New Years and birthday celebrations (second only to the parties themselves)! Every year, on these special days, we make the commitment to achieve our goals and make our dreams a reality. On those days only, we get a taste of the true power we have to command our own fate. They are days that we spend getting clear about what it is that we want to create for our lives. They are days known for shedding the old and openly embracing the new.

But what kind of power could we have over our lives and our situations if we took the time to make these intentions for ourselves on more than just one or two days out of the year? I’m sure you guys are expecting me to say something along the lines of, “Make every day your New Years. Every day is a fresh start,” or something like that. And while that is the […]

RHONJ Episode 2 After Party~ This Week’s Fashion

I always get questions about what I am wearing so here is the scoop!

dinafashionThe blue dress seen in my signature opening credit is from Reve Boutique in Englewood, New Jersey.

For the scene at Melissa’s new property:

– Ali Ro jacket

– Gold Fendi belt

– Feel the peace thumb hole shirt

– Tori Burch boots

– Jbrand jeans

– High Chi jewelry

My scene with Lexi

IMG_5278My manifesting scene with Lexi features the following:

– Alex & Olivia Jacket
– Tom Ford sunglasses
– Solo yoga pants
– With love from Lucille scarf
– Ladybug gloves from Bergdorf Goodman

For more on Lexi’s look, please check out her lifestyle blog at Boho Chicken!


Hats, Hats, and…Hats!

This episode was all about the “hat” for Me. My girl Melissa Garcia breaks it down!

“Let’s be honest, Dina can certainly rock a hat like no other.

dinahat2.jpgIn this episode of RHONJ, Dina wore the fedora style hat more than once.  A fedora is a great hat with just enough attitude and style for those who are just getting their feet wet in the “hat world”.  It’s almost virtually impossible to […]

RHONJ Episode 2 After Party ~ Dina’s Makeup Secrets!

Check out makeup artist Rebekah Castaneda as she gives you the inside track into my makeup!:

For Dina’s sultry look, I used Urban Decay’s original Naked Palette, and MAC Teddy Eye Kohl Pencil on her top and bottom lashes. For a gorgeous pop of color, I lined the water line with one of my favorites, MAC Chromagraphic eye pencil in Marine Ultra. It’s a bright naval blue that instantly brightened her eyes. For her pretty flushed cheeks, I used Nars Orgasm Blush and bronzed her with Nars Laguna Bronzer. Her lips are a gorgeous mix of MAC Fanfare Lipstick, Spice lip pencil, and Love Nectar Lustreglass.

Business Inquiries: Rebekah Castaneda rvcastaneda@gmail.com Instagram @rebbypoo

Here is some great New Years Eve party tips that you DONT want to miss.