SKIN PREP

When doing someone’s makeup, I get asked all the time, what is a primer and what does it do?  Well, simply a primer is a formula that you put on your skin to smooth, fill in pores and fine lines, etc. so that your foundation looks smooth, stays fresh and in place the entire day. There are so many primers…
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My Latest Hydrating Skin Care Routine + A Jade Skin Roller

We are in the winter months.  But with the weather in a flux of semi-extreme temperature changes, my skin care now includes a moisturizer that’s a little richer than I’ve ever used and a bit of oil to keep my skin from getting dehydrated.  If you’ve been reading my blog, you know that I pretty much have oily skin.  The…
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THE SPRING BEAUTY REPORT – TWO TRENDS

THE STATEMENT LIP New York Fashion Week for Fall 2017 is in full swing right now, but I’m focusing more on what’s going to be popping for Spring/Summer 2017.  To be honest, I don’t follow trends too much anymore because I feel that you can pretty much get away with whatever look you want to try or feel comfortable with. …
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Get Your Glow: Ditching Sugar

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything.  The holidays are long gone and we are a whole month and some change into a new year.  During my short hiatus, I took all of January to think about how to get my glow in my life.  I know it’s late to talk about resolutions and all of that stuff, but…
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Caring For Natural Hair When It’s Cold AF Outside

It’s been almost three and a half years since I’ve let my relaxer go and I’m still learning how to care for it.  My hairstylist mentioned to me that since my hair has gotten longer and is still growing, I need to pay particular attention to keeping my hair hydrated, especially since my hair shrinks like crazy!  So that got…
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Glowing Glosses

As of late, all I’ve been wearing is a dark lip.  A deep chocolate, a rich browned red, and a gleaming dark cherry, and sumptuous merlots have taken up much real estate in my makeup bag.  But lately, I’ve  decided to go back to my “roots” and rock a natural nude lip.  My beauty look, aesthetically speaking, is a smoky…
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