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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Bronzers Can Make Rich Skin Tones Richer

I’m a big fan of bronzers, but I’m picky as to which ones I chose to use for myself and which ones will go into my makeup kit for clients.  While I prefer matte bronzers, I’m not a big fan of bronzers that have a large of amount of sparkle. There are a few that have a bit of shimmer…
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Home Goods: Diptyque Room Sprays

  If you follow any beauty or lifestyle blog, you should know that Diptyque candles rule.  Carefully and skillfully curated with makeup brushes and fragrance samples, they do make for gorgeous photos.  But are Diptyque home fragrances worth the hype and the money? Personally, I spend a small fortune on candles.  I want my home to smell pleasant and inviting. …
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My Growing Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer Collection

  I have a lot of obsessions.  I just love beautiful things.  And my current nail polish collection is proof of that obsession.  I think I have the whole collection of Chanel nail lacquers, a slew of Essie and Deborah Lippman nail polishes.  I have a nice cadre of Butter London and Nars, and OPI. And now my collection of…
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