Beauty

This Bit of History Will Make You Question Why You...

Ever wonder why slave women wore headwraps? I was told once that it was because their hair was so offensive to the sensitivities to polite, white soci...
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How Ayurvedic Powders and Oils Saved My Hair

For pretty much my whole life, I thought that the secret to a healthy head of gorgeous long hair would be in a bottle or tub I bought from a store. On...
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SMASHBOX Is a SMASH

I have been on a nomadic search for the perfect purple lipstick that doesn’t make me look ridiculous. My search is over, and hellooooo SMASH BOX...
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Why Do I Have Charcoal All Over Me?

Charcoal. Moroccan clay. Water. All you need to a brightening, detoxing body mask that that will leave you smooth and oh-so-touchable. But how did I g...
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Veil Cosmetics…Foundation Feels Like Second ...

I’m always open to discovering light, paraben-free foundations that give good coverage and keep my shiny nose at bay. That’s why I was exc...
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It’s Natural, It’s Black Owned, and I ...

I’m a seriously naturalista as most of you know, and I’m not shy about sharing my favorites with all of you. While the natural cosmetics i...
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More Hair Vitamins that Work: Nature’s Bount...

I’ve previously been a buyer and reviewer of several (high) priced hair, skin and nail vitamins in the past, and while those did have some benef...
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My New Skin Care Discovery Whilst Being Price Goug...

A couple weeks ago I visited the spa at Montage, a five-star property in Laguna Hills, California. Sometimes I like to visit the boutique where they s...
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Will Fenty Beauty Make Me Reconsider ‘Green ...

You basically need to be hiding under a rock to not have heard about Rhianna’s new cosmetics line, Fenty Beauty. My Facebook timeline is full of...
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Taspen’s: Ugly Packaging, Amazing Product

After the Swirl Around the World, Toronto tour ended and I flew back home, I had a layover in Denver. It wasn’t long enough to leave the airport...
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Shower Gel Not Working for Body Odor? Try Charcoal...

I love a rich, sweet-smelling shower gel as much as the next girl, but sometimes I need a bit more. Anyone who’s smelled their pits after a hard...
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Marshall’s Discount and Clearance Haul…...

I’m always on the lookout for new green cosmetics finds at a good price. Marshall’s is my go-to point of entry to quality products I can d...
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Get that Glow with Tarte Clay Stick Foundation!

It may look easy, but prepping for videos takes a ton of time. My sisters expect my makeup to be on point, but I’m just not into that #MAClife a...
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What I Won’t Leave the Country Without…...

I’m packing, and no lie, my toiletries are going to be what puts me over the weight threshold. But I will not, ABSOLUTELY NOT, leave my tarteis...
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