• Review: Almay Lip Vibes Collection

    First of all, I have to apologize because Almay is a brand that I have seriously slept on. Prior to receiving this gorgeous PR package, I was not checkin’ for Almay products. I had not heard anything in regards to them being chocolate girl friendly but this #LipVibes collection completely blew me away. The Lip Vibes Collection has 24 shades.…

  • Review: Patrick Starr Mac Cosmetics Holiday Collection

    I must have been living under a rock during the first release of the infamous Patrick Star Mac Cosmetics powder because I didn’t get wind of it until it was long gone from the shelves. The countless YouTube reviews raving of how the pink powder was one of a kind had me in my feelings that I had missed copping…

  • Review: Huda Beauty Nude Palette

    During the VIB Rouge sell a few weeks ago, I found my way into my local Sephora to see what I could find. How could I turn down $25.00 off of a $75.00 or more purchase? There was no way I could. I swatched a few shades but they just seems to similar. After weeks of staring at the new…

  • Review: Soli

    Throughout my journey to becoming the healthiest version of myself, I have found that the saying “abs are made in the kitchen” to be absolutely true! Fueling your body properly is just as if not more so important than working out. I have found that my diet makes or breaks my ability to maintain my 40+ pound weight loss. The…

  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    Struggling to pick out the perfect gift for the special ladies in your life? Look no further! Whether you’re looking to surprise your mom, wife, girlfriend, grandmother, aunt cousin, coworker, or friend here are some ideas that will she will love: Mom Bombs Encourage your special lady to take some time to pamper herself with a luxurious bath bomb pact with…

  • Many Ethnicites Wash Day

    Review: Many Ethnicities

    So, if you have been following my hair journey lately, you know that I have worn my hair straight a few times in the past couple of months. I experienced extreme dryness and my curl pattern was very stretched. My hair did not want to curl. Deep conditioner and my @qredew have my best friends! I used them religiously 1-2 times a…

  • Current Skin Care Favorites!

     Purifying 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask I love this purifying 2-in-1 charcoal mask! It has a gentle smell to it and I find that it can tingle a little bit but nothing seriously concerning. I have normal, sensitive, dry skin and it does not bother me. For 5-10 minutes I find something quick to occupy my time while it dries. Now my…

  • OFRA X NIKKIETUTORIALS

    Review: OFRA Cosmetics X Nikkietutorials Collection

    For me, the highlighter is the ultimate “cherry on top” for my makeup routine. If by chance, I am in a rush and leave the house without highlighting my tear ducts and nose – I get so disappointed and feel incomplete lol. I love super pigmented highlighters of all tones. I absolutely am obsessed with trio customizable highlighters such as…

  • Why I Love Lus Brands

    5 Reasons Why I Love Lus Brands

    There are a plethora of reasons why I love Lus Brands! I could go on for days professing my love for their all in one leave-in but there is so much more to the brand. Be sure to check out my full review. If you are looking to really wake up your styling routine and join a welcoming community of curlfriends…

  • Review: Nicole Lee USA

    Nicole Lee USA is a Los Angeles based handbag company that launched in 2004. The design team aims to continue to keep fashion fun and refreshing! Trendy, unique, and bold are just a few ways to describe the ever emerging brands’ designs. NL’s designers are inspired by European runway, as well as NY and LA street fashion.You can find Nicole lee…

  • Review: Faithbox Monthly Subscription

    December: Connection-themed Faithbox Faithbox is a Christian community that aims to keep subscribers centered in Christ with their monthly service. Customers receive devotionals, inspired content, and hand-picked products “that do good” delivered to their door! The impact guide walks you through the contents of the box and how to use them. The Faithbox daily devotional book, Everyday Faith, provides you inspiring messages…

  • Review: Splendies

    Splendies is a surprise package of 3 pairs of undies sent to your door monthly! This month had a winter/holiday theme. They fit great and stay in place. Plus size? No problem! They offer sizes up to 3X and there is no contract. You are able to cancel at any time.  Splendies also offers free shipping in the United States.…

  • Review: NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation In Macao

    As winter approaches, I have noticed that my summer foundation is becoming too dark. When I went to grab my previous winter foundation, the Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Long Wear, the bottle was almost empty! I struggled to get a pump out in order to do my makeup. For the first time, I finished a foundation which was exciting for…

  • Guest Post: Tackling Hair Growth

    April 2016 Dr. Tenecia Hall, founder of Curl Friends Forever Q: What do I use for hair growth?! A: This question has few answers. I started taking a hair vitamin called It Works Hair, Skin, and Nails When I started taking the vitamins my hair was ear length. I take 2 vitamins everyday with food. No side effects and lost…

  • Review: Mielle Organics Pomade-To-Oil W/ Mongongo Oil

    As we move into the cooler months, I am stocking up on products that are moisturizing. Naturally my hair is on the drier side; it is super thick and drinks up moisture. Recently, I got my hands on the Mielle Organics Pomade-to-oil with Mongongo oil. According to the description, “it is the perfect solution for soothing dry scalps, eliminating frizz,…

  • REVIEW: DERMA-E X SUNKISSALBA Radiant Glow Face Oil

    If you have been following my blog, you know that I am crazy about my oils in regards to skin care. I have normal to dry skin (noticeably drier in the colder months), so I make sure that I moisturize twice a day after cleansing in the morning and evening. As a skin care junkie, I have found that facial…

  • How Deva Curl Transformed My Drying Process

    The decision to transition from a relaxer to a curly hairstyle was one that I struggled with for years. Even once I decided to commit, there were so many obstacles that I almost instantly regretted it. After much research on Pinterest and Instagram stalking curly gurus who seemed to have similar textures and lengths as me, I realized there were…

  • Go To Foundations As A WOC

    Finding the right foundation can be a chore. Even after being shade matched at cosmetic stores, foundations can change once it sets in or look even appear completely different in different lighting. As a woman of color, it can be tough to find proper matches due to the lack of available shades with proper undertones. I can recall numbers times…

  • Review: Shante Oils For Hair and Body

    There is something about a good quality oil that makes my heart sing. I love when an oil penetrates the surface of the skin providing long lasting moisture versus sitting on top of the skin and sticking to things then leaving a trail on everything you touch. Shante Oils for hair and body brings the moisture big time! It can…

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