NARS HardWired Lipsticks Review

Nars Cosmetics HardWired Lipstick Femme Fleur and Deadly Catch

The Nars Holiday 2014 collection is  as usual everything we’ve ever desired. What I was most excited about were the Nars Cosmetics HardWired Lipsticks which come in a new formula made exclusively for the Holiday 2014 collection . I’ve been sold on Nars lipsticks since day one and my latest finds from the Audacious Collection really Read More

Rock Red Lipstick like Taylor Swift!

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So I’m rocking out to Taylor Swifts newest album 1989 and I can’t help but be a bit jealous of her. No, it’s not for her amazing vocals or her “I could give a damn what you think about me” attitude that she not so discretely conveys throughout her songs. I’m jealous of Tay Tay Read More

Learn How To Cornrow with These Youtube Videos

Teach Yourself to Cornrow

Learning how to do your hair is an important part of a Naturalista’s journey. It helps save time, money, and allows for you the ability take care of your hair before braiding without worrying about a stylist not knowing what they are doing. Since I am growing out a tapered haircut, I’ve recently decided to Read More

Beauty Secrets Revealed with PONDS + Rockettes


This story is sponsored by Ponds but all opinions are my own. My skin care routine is no secret. I typically stick with products that are going to do two things. 1. Get my skin clean and 2. Keep it clear.  Now, I’m not one to workout in makeup. I’m usually always wiping my face and Read More

Fall TableScape

Fall Tablescape Green and Gold

If you follow me on Instagram then you know, I do a little dibbling and dabbling in the home reno/diy/What was I thinking category. Just this summer the hubs and I ripped out one of the randomly passed cabinets in our kitchen and built a banquette. I was supposed to share this with you guys Read More

Limited Edition Holiday Beauty Gift Guide

Limited Edition Holiday Beauty Guide

We’ve officially passed Halloween, and now it’s time to start getting into the Holiday frame of mind. Of course, by all means prepare for Thanksgiving and eat to your hearts content but you always need to be plotting, er I mean planning out your Holiday Beauty Buys because this is the best time to get Read More

It Cosmetics Radiance Palette- Get it for the Blush!

It Cosmetics Radiant Palette

Product provided for review. Let me set the stage. You see an amazing beauty product in the store, I mean the packaging alone has you sold, and everyone is raving about it. You pick it up, take it home, and can’t wait to try it out, only to find that well only one out of Read More

How to Grow Out a Tapered TWA

Natural Hair, Tapered Hair Cut, Tapered Afro

  This past spring I jumped on the Tapered TWA wagon and I absolutely loved it. Actually my hair went through several different styles until I finally decided that I was just going to grow it out. I had my then hair stylist cut it into a nice shaped tapered twa and for some silly Read More

Go Confidently with the New At Home Jolen Creme Bleach Kit

#goconfidently Jolen

The subject of bleaching facial hair is often not discussed among women of color unless you are of a lighter complexion. When I was young I basically learned how to shave and self taught myself how to tweeze. Being that I am brown skinned with almost non existent facial hair I’ve never had to really Read More

Upgrade your Water with Crystal Light Drink Mixes!

Crystal Light Pure Lemonade with Truvia

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.   One of the biggest misconceptions to weight loss is that you have to give up everything that actually taste good. Of course, you have to cut back on a few indulgences like fatty foods, sugary drinks, and of Read More

A Just Because Cash Give Away from the BBC!

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  Ever just did something just because? Well, that’s what I’m doing now, you know hosting a give away where you can win cash prizes just because. Oh and you know how there are usually all those long pesky entry options? Well here all you have to do is like a couple of Facebook pages! Read More

Weight Loss Journey Two Week Update

Second Week Weight Loss Results

Okay so I’ve been doing this weight loss thing for about two weeks now and I promised updates along the way. First lets start with my routine. Monday-Thursday I’ve been hitting the gym or my living room for 5am workouts. All workouts consist of weight training and cardio and I’ve been doing a lot of Read More

Lorac MegaPro Palette Give Away

Lorac MegaProGiveAway

The Lorac MegaPro palette was a one of the most highly anticipated launches of the fall. Unfortunately for many the palette sold out super quick and will not be restocked at on the Lorac website. This ruffled lots of feathers, but before the Palette was sold out several Beauty blogger friends and I got together Read More