Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category

March 13th, 2014 | By | 82 Comments

#SWELLivin

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Yeah, avocados have a bad rep for having a lot of calories, but, I though I’d shed some light on why those calories are well worth it.

Avocados help with: Oral cancer defense, breast cancer prevention, eye health, lowers cholesterol, heart health, stroke prevention, a source of glutathione, and are a Vitamin E powerhouse. They make a great hair mask, also make a hydrating face mask, and they are a great way to add healthy fat almost any recipe.

…and most of all.. they make guacamole.

So, say it loud and proud with me…AVOCADOS ARE AWESOME!
- Guest Blogger, Rebekah Steen

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March 12th, 2014 | By | 379 Comments

Billabong Bikini Truck Stop: SDSU Photos from the Billabong Bikini Truck, Powered by SWELL

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Peace out San Diego State! Thank you to all who hopped aboard the Bikini Truck, slid out the back, and shared your photos…and hopefully scored a new Spring Break-worthy suit along the way.

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Read on for photos from the San Diego State University Bikini Truck stop + Instagram contest winners… (more…)

March 10th, 2014 | By | 71 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
As with taking photos on land, if you are shooting with natural light and want your subject lit well and not as a silhouette, make sure the sun is behind you! But, if the sun is not at a lower angle closer to the horizon, ask your model to look up to the surface to have the sun light up their face!

Pictured: Mikoh Swim

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March 8th, 2014 | By | 116 Comments

Billabong Bikini Truck Stop: UC Santa Barbara Photos from the Billabong Bikini Truck, Powered by SWELL

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Adios, UC Santa Barbara babes, you will be missed. The Billabong Bikini Truck, powered by SWELL is packing up and on the road to San Diego. Yesterday, Bikini lovers from Isla Vista (i.e., 99.9% of girls who live in Isla Vista) had the first chance to come aboard the bikini showroom and slide out into Greek Park.
All for a good cause. Our hostesses from Delta Gamma helped to orchestrate our first charity event. With nine sororities competing for their charity of choice, the house with the highest sales of the day took home 10% of proceeds to give to their charity.
And the winners….Delta Gamma! Over $300 was raised for Service for Sight!

Thank you everyone for coming out to support your cause…while finding a few Billabong Bikinis, VonZipper shades, and Pura Vida bracelets along the way of course.

Read on for photos from the UCSB Bikini Truck stop + Instagram contest winners.
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