You have to know your skin type. It helps with so many things like how your skin reacts during certain weather changes, times of day, what kind of makeup you should wear.....basically everything. Knowing you skin type also helps you determine what type of products you should use and also stay away from. A lot … Continue reading Determine Your Skin Type
Hey guys! My sister, our friend Velvet and myself recently took a trip to Los Angeles to celebrate me and my sis' 33rd birthday. While there I knew I was going to go makeup shopping. It happens whenever I go to a big city. LA has so many places I had to choose wisely. Morphe … Continue reading My LA Makeup Haul: What I Got From Morphe
Happy Monday!!! I'm always a little late. I've just gotten into listening to podcasts. I've recently discovered another one I like, called Another Round, where 2 young ladies named Heben and Tracey discuss things from pop culture to race to politics. They're pretty entertaining. I always listen to something while I'm at work during the … Continue reading Self Care is a Must!
BH Cosmetics is somewhat of a throwback brand for me. It was one of the first brands I ordered online once I became interested in doing makeup. It's super affordable and they almost always have a sale. You can subscribe to their mailing list for updates and coupons. Although affordable the quality is definitely … Continue reading BH Cosmetics Makeup Haul
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