Beauty

LYS Beauty – Sephora’s First Black-Owned Clean Beauty Brand

Just  a little over a month ago, Sephora launched it's first Black-owned clean beauty brand— a start on making good on their commitment to dedicate 15 percent of their offering to be black-owned beauty brands. As with most people, I was intrigued by the brand and ordered all of the products from their site (except… Continue reading LYS Beauty – Sephora’s First Black-Owned Clean Beauty Brand

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What To Expect Even When You’re Not Expecting – Summer Fridays Baby Moon Belly Balm

It's winter y'all. Even with most of us spending more time indoors (possibly with the heat on for most of the day) our skin may still be going through it. Now when I say skin, I'm not talking about facial skin—I'm talking about the skin from the neck down. Surely, I'm not the only one… Continue reading What To Expect Even When You’re Not Expecting – Summer Fridays Baby Moon Belly Balm

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Quarantine Helped Me Build A Skincare Routine Part 1: A.M.

Show of hands—who's been struggling with skin issues since we've been in lockdown? Unless you haven't left your residence at all, you may have noticed that you developed maskne, dehydrated or dull skin. I've had a sprinkling of all three (though not extreme) and over the course of the past few months, I developed a… Continue reading Quarantine Helped Me Build A Skincare Routine Part 1: A.M.

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5 New Launches To Keep An Eye Out For This January

I don't know about you but now that 202o is over, I'm ready for just about anything—including new beauty launches. I have already placed some orders from some of my favorite brands, some brands that I sort of forgot about and some new brands. Carrying over from last year will be my love of skincare… Continue reading 5 New Launches To Keep An Eye Out For This January

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Holiday Gift Gude: For the Self-Care Siren

We all have that one friend, family member, significant other that takes their self-care very seriously. Never missing a masking moment, wine in hand in the fluffiest slippers and a plush turban while sitting on the couch watching their favorite program. It's me—I'm that friend, family member, significant other.  If you're still thinking of what… Continue reading Holiday Gift Gude: For the Self-Care Siren

Fashion

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Jewelry Lover

It's that time of year again. Although we may not all be gathering with our friends and family most if not all of us will be exchanging gifts. This year from now until Christmas, I'll be sharing holiday gift guides for the special people in your life. If you know me, it should come as… Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide: For the Jewelry Lover

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October Favorites

It's November—and while in all likelihood New York will be going into another lockdown, at least I know my hair and skin will be looking fabulous once we emerge. Here's what tickled my fancy last month. I love a good hair mask. Whether its a pre-poo mask or a deep conditioning mask the way my… Continue reading October Favorites

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The Beat Goes On And Is Here To Stay

When we think about achieving the flawless base that will last al day even under a mask, it boils down to six basic steps: PrimerConcealerFoundationSetting PowderBronzerSetting Spray While some may consider primer as an optional step, nowadays I think that it is essential. We are wearing masks and if you want to extend the longevity… Continue reading The Beat Goes On And Is Here To Stay

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I May Have Gone Overboard and I Don’t Regret It: Sephora VIB Event Haul & Recommendations

Today is the last day of the Sephora ViB event and if you're still thinking about picking up a few things (or all the things) then here's a few (okay, a lot) of stuff you might want to get your hands on. If I'm being honest, this is probably the biggest Sephora haul I've done… Continue reading I May Have Gone Overboard and I Don’t Regret It: Sephora VIB Event Haul & Recommendations

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September Beauty & Accessories Favorites

What a month September has been. During the month of September I tried new releases, added variations to previous favorites and tried some "new to me" beauty items that proved to be real hits. NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation If you've seen my post from a few weeks ago, you already know how I feel… Continue reading September Beauty & Accessories Favorites