Dumpster Diving for Makeup is a Thing. . .

Believe it or not dumpster diving for makeup is a thing. Trust me, I’m just as shocked and disgusted as you are. One night I couldn’t sleep so of course I turned to YouTube. I ran across this video and the title threw me off. I was like….what?! Dumpster diving haul?   Continue reading “Dumpster Diving for Makeup is a Thing. . .”

Fall 2016 Makeup Releases

We’re almost there! The time of year for deep reds, burnt oranges, emerald greens and rich berries! Fall is most definitely my favorite season. Maybe because October is my birthday month?! Anyways, the transition from summer to fall makeup is always tricky. But, these new releases should help out with that! Here are some of the most anticipated makeup releases that are coming soon! Get your wallets ready! Continue reading “Fall 2016 Makeup Releases”

Don’t Waste Your Money, Honey!

If you haven’t noticed, lately some makeup companies have been following a trend. They’ll release these palettes in limited quantities so they sell out fast: high demand, low supply. But you may not necessarily need that palette. Don’t give in to the hype.   Continue reading “Don’t Waste Your Money, Honey!”

Ultimate List of 100+ Black Owned Cosmetics: Hair + Makeup + Skincare

With the recent events of black men and women becoming victims to police brutality, black people have made a tremendous increase in the support of black owned businesses. After a lot of research, I came up with a list of black owned makeup, hair care, hair extensions, subscription boxes and even nail polishes. This list includes both well-known and recent startup companies. Continue reading “Ultimate List of 100+ Black Owned Cosmetics: Hair + Makeup + Skincare”

Patchology Review: SmartMud Mask + PoshPeel

Patchology is one of the best in the game when it comes to skincare. Their concept of using patches to target specific areas of the face and body is one of the greatest. This limits your hands from coming in contact with creams and gels which can sometimes be messy. Patchology recently added a couple new products to their line: SmartMud No Mess Mud Masque and PoshPeel Pedi Cure. Patchology sent me both products and here are my honest reviews. Continue reading “Patchology Review: SmartMud Mask + PoshPeel”

My Natural Hair Journey

I had been getting relaxers since I was about 6 or 7 years old. When I started college in 2010 I had been having long hair all my life and wanted something different. So, my mom cut it into a bob. I loved it so much! It had movement and volume and it was everything I hoped it would be, once I got used to the idea of short hair. But then, I got bored. Continue reading “My Natural Hair Journey”

Shade Variations for Women of Color

If you are a woman of color, you know how difficult it can be to find your foundation shade from some of the most popular cosmetic brands. With more and more women of color entering the beauty industry on a daily basis, the need for a wider range of shades is huge. Well, women of color are fed up with the lack of variety from some cosmetic brands. Continue reading “Shade Variations for Women of Color”