NexGenNails Gel Powder: Review

If you’ve never heard of Next Generation Nails, then you’re in a for a treat! This could be the best alternative to acrylic and gel polish. What is NexGenNails? This the latest lacquer technology in form of a gel powder. Yes! It’s really powder. You literally just dip your nail and instantly you have a […]

MUA in the making: My Journey to Perfecting Makeup Skills

Before I get started, let’s all get on the same page. First, I am not a true aspiring makeup artist, I just like to pretend and I really enjoy the art. But, if you are one, I hope that you are encouraged by this post. Second, this post is not solely focused on perfecting the […]

Battle of the Blenders

There is an ongoing talk about what is a better blending product to use for makeup.  We all probably know what is more popular (Beauty Blender), it is even a six times “Best of Beauty” award winning makeup product!   However, we also know that the Beauty Blender is roughly twenty dollars each!  With all […]

Am I Wasting My Time Living Through the TWA Phase?

What is a TWA? For those of you who don’t know, TWA stands for “Teeny Weeny Afro.” It normally describes natural hair that is about ½ to 1-inch long, typically describing the post “big chop” style. This is normally the most annoying stage for most naturals because you can’t really do anything with it. It’s […]

Curly Hair 101: How to Tell the Health of Your Natural Hair

As curly girls, we know the amount of time that goes into maintaining and growing our natural hair. But are we taking care of our coils as best as possible, or are we doing the bare minimum because we know how tedious #WashDay can be? Check out the four indicators of healthy natural hair, and […]

Valentine’s Day Inspired Makeup

Hello, fellow readers! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and I wanted to give you all some idea and inspiration on how to wear your makeup this weekend! The makeup look I chose to create is very simple, and can be done with little to no expertise. I used e.l.f Primer, shimmery pink, blue, and […]

“New Year, New look” Evolve Your Style!

Every year universal trends and styles are either discarded, recycled or evolved. These fashion trends are incorporated into our personal style, meaning the way we express our individuality changes in time as well.  I have found that one thing that truly gets me excited for the new year is shopping! Splurging on new items to […]

Homemade Holiday Facial Scrubs

I have oily, acne-prone skin and I am not alone. Exfoliating works wonders for those of us with problem skin by removing dead skin cells and other impurities. Simply exfoliating with a facial scrub once in the morning and once at night helps me maintain radiant and healthy looking skin throughout the day. There is […]

Makeup Free Week

Happy Monday! Are you up for a challenge? You should try and go makeup free for the entire week! Here’s 5 reasons why you should take this awesome challenge: 1) It will save you time Normally, doing makeup in the morning can take thirty minutes to an hour or longer before you go to work […]