Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

1 Girl, 4 Looks: Local Beauty Guru Mercedes Parra

  1. Begin
    opener

    108

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    UPDATE: In need of a little beauty inspo on this chilly afternoon? Us, too. Peek through Mercedes Parra's oh-so-stylish world. This story was originally published on May 3.

    Mercedes Parra is the go-to friend we all dream of having. She's cool, relatable, chic, and, just for good measure, a beauty consultant, too. But wait, there's more! We think Mercedes has the sartorial savvy to add fashion stylist to her impressive resume as well.

    We spent the day with this sophisticated Chicagoan to find out what she's stoked to wear this spring and summer, and, while we were at it, picked her brain about everything from style inspiration to shopping wish lists (and, of course, plenty of makeup advice). Click through for four Mercedes-styled outfits and find out why you'll want to get in good with this beauty pro, ASAP.

    Photographed by

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

The Perfect Spring Clothes For Where YOU Live

We’re finally starting to shed our layers in NYC, opting for just one jacket rather than four. As for our friends on the west coast? Well, they’ve been enjoying coat-less living for a few weeks now. Meanwhile, those in the middle may still need their parkas. Spring weather is better than winter no matter where you read

Shopping

30 On-Sale Goods To Scoop Up From Shopbop

On any given day, our browsers are open to Shopbop because of its on-point selection. The retailer carries the most sought-after items from top brands that aren’t available anywhere else. So, naturally, when the site has a sale (with some items up to 70% off!), we scour it to add everything we can to our carts read