hey there!

REAL WOMEN. REAL STYLE. REAL LIFE.

I’m Carly and at Lipgloss and Crayons, we want to remind you that you are beautiful just as you are. From flattering bathing suits to ways to improve your self-image to all important self-care tips…..around here we encourage every woman to treat herself with love and respect…..because we believe that empowered women raise empowered children. We want you to #justwearthesuit, to find joy in the journey and to connect with other women because we believe everything is better as part of a community.

Welcome to the family, we’re happy to have you!

Around here you’ll find:

  • Fashion Tips for Pear Shaped Bodies
  • Bathing Suits that Make You Feel Amazing
  • Family Adventures 
  • Body Positivity 

…and a whole lot more

So Who Am I?


I’m a former inner city elementary school teacher married to a professional musician living in Southern California and chasing our dreams with reckless abandon.  I believe that hard work pays off, that community is more important that competition, and that women are stronger together.  I know that society tells us that there is one form of beauty, and I’m here to tell my daughter (and yours) that that isn’t the truth.  We lead by example, and I’m setting my own insecurities aside to be a role model to the future world leader living in my house.

I’m a public speaker, a community builder, a bathing suit collector, a body positivity influencer, a blogger, a writer and a truth teller.  I am also the creator of #JustWearTheSuit. Just Wear The Suit is an Instagram Community I launched to encourage women to shed inhibitions and to celebrate their beauty just as they are.

Join our movement and show the world that every body is a bathing suit body!

FUN FACTS ABOUT CARLY

I’d rather be

at DISNEY ALWAYS!

Listening to

Selena Gomez

grateful for

my family

Favorite place

disney aulani

my weekends

RUNNING

best snuggle buddies

MY DAUGHTER & OUR KITTY

let’s connect!

SEND me A NOTE + let’s chat @lipglossandcrayons on ig LET’S COLLABORATE