Exploring Beauty at Urban Outfitters

One of my favorite things to do is look for what’s new in the world of beauty.  Discovering new innovation or staple items that have been modernized is fun for me.  If you understand where I’m coming from, raise your hand! My motto is beauty is where you find it.  And such was the case at Urban Outfitters.  I lived…

Sweets For The Sweet: Vegan Chocolate Truffles

In my quest to clean up my diet, I’ve been contemplating foods I can eat to satisfy my sweet tooth without turning to refined sugars.  As someone who has a growing list of healthy dessert recipes, I came across a recipe for a wonderful chocolate truffle from one of my favorite vegan food blogs, The Minimalist Baker. These truffles are…

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…