Happiness Comes from Within

My husband, Solomon, and I go for walks every other day in our neighborhood. Sometimes we just take a stroll to the park, other times we run errands on foot. No matter the reason, or the weather, we love to get some exercise while spending quality time together. Solo always makes me feel special andContinue reading “Happiness Comes from Within”

Influenster VoxBox Review: Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid Lipsticks

Maybelline and Influenster have teamed up again for their June VoxBox and I was one of the Social Media influencers chosen to review the  new Vivid Matte Liquid Lipsticks. according to Maybelline.com, these new lip products are designed to provide bold, vivid color which glides easily onto lips for a velvety matte finish. The formula isContinue reading “Influenster VoxBox Review: Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid Lipsticks”

Blogger Event at Vega Vitality

I had the pleasure of attending the Blogger Appreciation event at Vega Vitality Beauty and Wellness Center in Boston, Ma. The event was hosted by blogger, YouTuber, and branding coach, Lisa Jean-Francois (Lisa a la Mode). Bloggers were treated to a beautiful spread of bellinis, baked goods, and cheeses (which were delicious) and we allContinue reading “Blogger Event at Vega Vitality”

BOBB Series: Mischo Beauty

For the final installment of Black Owned Beauty Brands in honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, I wanted to highlight a nail polish company. Nail Lacquers are my favorite cosmetic product to collect, and yet I hadn’t heard about this company until very recently. Mischo Beauty is a luxury cosmetics brand with an emphasis on nail polish withContinue reading “BOBB Series: Mischo Beauty”

BOBB Series: Black Opal & Radiance

When asked about the most relevant Black Owned cosmetic companies out there, Black Opal and Black Radiance are in the top 5. These brands have been around for over two decades and are mainstays in the drugstore faves of WOCs. So let’s discuss! Black Opal and Black Radiance, the history of these brands and why theyContinue reading “BOBB Series: Black Opal & Radiance”

BOBB Series: black|Up Cosmetics

black|Up Cosmetics, founded by Ivorian Bernard Fabrice Mahabo in 1999, is the first upscale beauty brand dedicated free and modern black woman who is proud of her roots and absolutely anchored in her era. The Paris-based line is known for its range of professional-quality makeup that is developed by women of color and answers theContinue reading “BOBB Series: black|Up Cosmetics”

LA Splash Harry Potter Lippies

This one is for all of my Harry Potter lovers out there, and I know there are quite a few of you. Yes ladies, I’m challenging YOU to be bold with your lip color. WOCs generally have full lips, so why not use them as a canvas for spellbinding beauty? LA Splash has debuted 17 new matteContinue reading “LA Splash Harry Potter Lippies”

Becca Cosmetics: Champagne Pop by Jaclyn Hill

As a Youtube beauty guru, I am a huge fan of Jaclyn Hill. She has a great personality, excellent techniques, and has garnered a huge following of over 2 million subscribers! JHill, as I affectionately call her, has collaborated with several brands as of late. Her Morphe Favorites Palette sold out twice and is covetedContinue reading “Becca Cosmetics: Champagne Pop by Jaclyn Hill”

BH Cosmetics: Missy Lynn and Dark Rose Palettes (Review)

The first time I heard about BH Cosmetics was when Destiny Godley, a YouTube Beauty Guru, used their brushes during one of her tutorials. I was so fascinated by the large fan brush and the packaging of the Pink-a-Dot brush set, that I had to see what this company was all about. So I checkedContinue reading “BH Cosmetics: Missy Lynn and Dark Rose Palettes (Review)”