There's a recent trend in makeup, specifically, that I'm over. It's the unicorn trend. I am sick of seeing everything unicorn. Where did this even come from? There are unicorn highlighters, serums/elixers, makeup brushes, makeup looks and Starbucks even had that Unicorn looking drink. I refused to try that because it looked like diabetes in … Continue reading A Makeup Trend I Am NOT Trying & Wish Would Go Away!
Summer is right around the corner and there are some essentials that you need in order to keep your skin glowing and healthy. 1. First thing's first.....sunscreen! My friend recently got married and I gave her and her husband 4 cans of spray on sun screen for their honeymoon in St. Lucia. Yes, it's … Continue reading Skin Care Summer Essentials
While enjoying that time at the beach there are things that you shouldn't do prior to your beach trip in order to protect yourself. If you suffer from hyperpigmentation from post acne scarring to age spots make sure you prep your skin with that in mind. Either use a Vitamin C product (which protects from … Continue reading Skin Care Summer Essentials: Prepping Your Skin for the Beach
Happy second day of June!!!! It's officially the halfway mark for 2017. I've been analyzing how the first half of my year went. It started off a little rocky with the death of my grandmother, but I have been able to cross some of my goals off my list. At the beginning of the year … Continue reading Re-evaluating my 2017 Goals: Half the Year is Over!
Whether you realize it or not you know someone who has a mental illness. Some people are very open about it, while others (especially in the African American community) suffer in silence either because of denial or lack of a diagnosis. Regardless of whether or not someone is open about his or her mental illness … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness
Today I will be featuring an awesome young lady who is no longer scared or silenced by her mental illness. I just want to thank Jessica from the bottom of my heart for helping me to bring awareness to mental illness, especially in the African American community. She's a regular person who could be your … Continue reading Jessica’s Story of Postpartum & How She Beat It
Mental health is something that affects society and has for a long time. I think it's time we start educating ourselves about it instead of just acting like it's something so foreign that it doesn't affect you. Well, let me tell you something.....If you know someone with a mental illness (and I'm sure you do) … Continue reading Mental Health: It’s a Real Thing
As an Esthetician and Makeup Artist I help people achieve a desired look, whether temporary or long term. I offer a variety of services like waxing, full makeup application, facials, chemical peels, etc. There are services that I offer/perform that I, personally, don't enjoy or do myself. These are my confessions...... 1. I'd rather Nair … Continue reading Confessions of a Makeup Artist/Esthetician
I was sent another complimentary Influenster box of products. This time I was sent the new Maybelline 24K Nudes Palette. Just to be nice they also thew in a mascara and eye liner. The Palette According to the Mabelline web site "The 24K Nudes Eyeshadow Palette feature 12 expertly curated shades for custom eye … Continue reading Product Review: Maybelline 24K Nudes Palette
Happy first day of May, my birth month!!!! Now that that's out of the way I have a series I'm thinking about starting about dating as a woman over 30. Here's a story about a recent encounter....... So I went out the other night with a friend and her boyfriend. We went to a local … Continue reading Dating After 30: Don’t Ask for My Social Media