“I’m thinking of starting a blog, where should I start?” “What advice would you give to a new blogger?” “Blogger or WordPress?” I get asked questions like this quite often in emails, or I spend a train riding talking with one of my followers that ran into me on the platform. Starting a blog can seem daunting, especially when you see how advanced your favorite bloggers are. But keep in mind every seasoned blogger was at one point in time a “newbie”. So we’ve listed five tips on how to start a blog.
Trends die, but these timeless pieces for your wardrobe never go out of style. If you don’t have any or all of these pieces, get on it! This will spruce up your life and keep it spruced for years to come.
Even though I didn’t make it to Essence Music Festival this year (insert sad face), I admired from a far like many of you.
All the bells and whistles for pulled out for the 20th anniversary of our culture’s biggest music festival. Janelle Monae was one of the artists that I stalked from HEAD TO TOE. But it was her flawless makeup that had me begging Sam Fine for the deets.
“What are your summer beauty tips for black women?” That’s a question that I get all the time. My answer? Consult your makeup BFF. Mine is celebrity makeup artist, Sam Fine. He’s currently responsible for making Queen Latifah (aka Dana as he calls her) look her absolutely best for her daytime show.
So I called Sam Fine one late Wednesday evening (no really it was 12am) and we chatted about what every brown girl should be doing this summer to not only look wildly gorgeous but how to officially get the summer sun-kissed glow we all dream of.