Known as the founder of the beauty and lifestyle blog Southern Curls & Pearls. She gained popularity there for documenting her daily life and love of fashion, beauty, and fitness.
She graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with her Bachelor's of Arts degree in journalism. She began regularly blogging in April 2011.
In October 2012, she was hired as a public relations consultant for Crawford Strategy. She has also developed a sizable Instagram following due to her blog's success with more than 1.3 million followers.
She was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina alongside her brother. Her mother takes most of her Instagram photos. In May 2017, she became engaged to Chris Dorsch.
She and fellow blogger Nikki DeRoest both rose to prominence for their respective beauty blogs.