Back in Braids


If you follow me on Instagram and Facebook then you already know that I’ve put my braids back in. Between the gym and these strong Spring winds my hair was in a state of emergency and definitely needed a break. This time I did them slightly larger and a tad bit thicker. Took me about 17 hours to put them in.

The Makeup Show NYC 2014, New Brands & Unveiling of The Icon Gallery featuring the legendary Kevyn Aucoin


The Makeup Show NYC has added dozens of new beauty brands to this years line up including Sephora and Black Up, and there will also be new keynotes including award-winning film and Broadway makeup artists to teach you some tricks of the trade. Ever wondered how the makeup on Broadway’s Wicked is created or how Naomi Campbell gets ready? Find out these answers and more. To top it all off The Makeup Show will unveil the Icon Gallery kicking off with a rare glimpse inside the mind and makeup of the legendary and world-renowned, Kevyn Aucoin.

Beauty Box 5 March 2014 Review


The theme for the Beauty Box 5 March Box was Spring Cleaning. We always think of Spring Cleaning as being for the home but it’s just as important to do a Spring overhaul of your beauty products and wardrobe as well. The box contained a few product samples for cleansing and moisturizing the skin as well as a full size Bellapierre Makeup Base. I was excited to try the March Box when I saw that it contained a sample of Tree Hut Body Butter as I’ve been wanting to try this brand and I’m always game to trying a new makeup base.

Radiant Skin is Spring’s Best Accessory


There is no accessory more gorgeous for Spring (or anytime of year for that matter) than glowing, radiant skin. Achieving radiant skin naturally takes a lot of work including exfoliating regularly, toning, moisturizing, drinking lots of water and getting plenty of beauty rest, but while you’re working on your natural glow you can fake it until you make it with the right makeup.

Lupita Nyong’o is the New Face of Lancome


And it’s well deserved. The Oscar winning actress has been slaying the scene with her spectacular style and gorgeous face, she’s the talk of the town. I love me some Lupita and can’t wait to see her ads which will begin to appear in September. Congrats Lupita, keep on killing ‘em with your style and grace!