halloween makeup tutorial


Each Halloween I say I am going to record halloween makeup tutorials. Well Halloween is creeping on our tails and I have yet to record a single video. I give up. I’m busy AF (I mean I did write a book did you get it yet) and more importantly I am lazy. But I have two pieces of good news. I bought a bunch of lights and some backdrops sooooooooooo I will doing a video real soon. Just not in time for Halloween. I am realistic.

The second piece of good news is this post. To compensate for my lazyness I’ve rounded up a few of my fave (more diligent) YouTubers to highlight their easy halloween makeup tutorials. Check it out!

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OMG! How did we get here? It seems like just yesterday I was chasing off pigeons at the beach and slapping chub rub repellant on my thighs because the heat and humidity would not let me be great. Fall came through the door like a midnight Beyonce album and now we are all scrambling to get our sweaters out of storage. Lucky for us, my blogger friends have already started posting all the fall plus size trends!
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cocotique giveaway

To celebrate the release of Lionsgate’s new film, BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN, Cocotique has partnered with the film to create a special beauty box. In case you haven’t seen the trailer for the film, Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens. View Full Post

SYSTANE® Lubricant Eye Drops-3

Disclosure: While this post is sponsored by Alcon, you beauties know that all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that make my blog possible.

Last month I discussed my partnership with THE eyeSOLUTION from Alcon and wanted to share a little more. I’ve been wearing glasses and/or contact lenses for almost two decades. And before I became an entrepreneur I was a slave to the world of cubicles so my eyes have been in struggle mode for what feels like most of my life. After writing all day and having to attend swanky events in the city I want to feel and look my best. Throughout the years I’ve learned a few tricks, especially being a freelancer. So because I love you like fresh buttered biscuits, I am sharing my tips for how to relieve your computer eyestrain.

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I had an amazing week! How ’bout you?

I was thinking about you yesterday and you know what I realized. I fu*king love you! Whether you have been with me since my writing journey first started in 2010 or you found me just last week, I fu*king love that you support me, open my not-so-consistent love letters, read my blog, laugh at my Facebook rants… View Full Post