Behind The Mask With Sephora

Okay. So this whole thing about beauty products from Korea, or K-Beauty, as it’s commonly referred to, has been trending for a few years now. BB and CC creams have been all the rage for quite some time, but I never jumped on the bandwagon per se because those products don’t look good on darker skin and I was under…

Sun Protection: Keep That Melanin In Check

You’ve seen the hashtags across social media — #Melanin. #MelaninMonday. #UnapologiciallyMelanated. Melanin is the pigment that gives color to the skin, hair and eyes. It’s also an adjective used across social media to invoke a sense of pride among those of African descent and a cause to be celebrated. And it’s a source of sun protection for those with a…

What The Hell Is Micellar Water?

As a beauty aficionado, I am always on the hunt for what’s hot and poppin’ on the beauty scene.  For a while now, I’ve been seeing other beauty junkies wax poetic on the virtues of micellar water and all of the wonderful and glorious things it can do.  Passively, I thought that it was just a glorified facial toner, but…