Pura D’or – Hair Care Secret

This year Pura D’or reached out to Dani Walker, Miss San Diego Cities USA 2015, regarding a product sponsorship. After speaking with company representatives they decided to donate hair care products to all of our 2015 titleholders and we are so grateful to have them as a sponsor! We were each given Pura D’or’s Gold Label Organic Argan Oil Based Anti-Hair Loss Shampoo, Healing Conditioner & Pure and Organic Argan Oil. We received the products in the begining… Read more »


Farewell from Miss Teen San Diego Cities

I believe the future belongs to those who have the courage to believe in and chase after their dreams. In my life I’ve learned that dreams are the foundation of a beautiful and fulfilling life. I wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for the dreams I’ve chased after, despite life’s inevitable obstacles. Fifteen years ago I was just a war refugee from Kosovo–today I live a life I’m proud of and so… Read more »


The Perfect “Everyday Lip”

I’ve always been obsessed with lipsticks, lip glosses, lip stains, etc. and have developed quite the collection of them over the years. But it wasn’t until recently that I discovered my personal favorite “go-to” mix of lip products. I personally think a lip color has the ability to completely transform or complete a makeup look—and can also ruin one! Accurately choosing a lipstick to complete a look truly is an art. For a glam night… Read more »


My Miss California Teen USA Pageant Experience

Just a few weeks ago I participated in the Miss California Teen USA 2015 pageant in Long Beach, CA and I still think about my experience every day! I grew up watching the Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Teen USA pageants and they’ve always been a big deal in my house. I’ve always been a huge fan of pageants and of our Miss CA USA titleholders so to actually compete in the pageant felt… Read more »