What you missed at Destination Heal’s #SelfCareIRL DC Event

8/18/18 will forever be a day of change and absolute clarity for me. We hosted our first Self Care IRL event in DC for our Destination Heal champions. You beauties know I’ve been unwillingly living in a place of uncertainty for a while. I’ve been pushing through my own doubts and negative self-talk. This event was the first thing I…
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5 Of The Best Red Lipsticks Of All Time

A great red lip is a perfect way to show off your personality. One of the reasons I became a beauty blogger is because makeup and all it’s accessories really set the mood. Whether you are fierce and in boss mode or chill and breezy adding a bold lip will always make you appear just a little more dressed up, no matter…
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How My Womanhood Has Become Less Traumatic

My relationship with my womanhood has been a little strained. Stressful you could say. Somewhere around year 3 of therapy, I realized that there is a lot of trauma lingering over my womanhood. I had become bitter towards the very thing that made me who I was. I was thrust into this thing called being a woman at the age of…
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Support Breast Cancer & Get The Glow Up You Deserve

I have been on a semi-health kick for the past 5 years (Shh, I’m human!). When my mother died of cancer in 2013 it prompted me to take a long hard look at how I was taking care of my own body. But the truth is I still fail sometimes. I still OD on Swedish fish, Captain Crunch french toast, Hot Cheetos, and greasy…
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How I’m using my platform to help empower women

At the top of the year, I promised myself I would do more than just talk about what shade of red lipstick works for you or how to draw a straight line across your eyeballs. I needed a passion project. So I created a social wellness community called Destination Heal. Originally it was a place for me to constantly plug my…
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How Brooklyn became my motivator while I grieved my mother

“Brooklyn’s a mythological place, where great artists, great people, have come from and always can represent.” — Spike Lee The year is 2012 and I’m faced with one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make. I’d just given my resignation to my job. I was prepping my mind (and my pockets) to pack up 2 suitcases and move to…
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I’m crying because, I am finally a best selling author!

At the beginning of my authoress journey, I wanted to be a New York Times bestselling author. I wrote it down in every journal I owned. Like how you practice your spelling words. Then I would practice how people would introduce me at all my Ted Talks. Introducing Ty Alexander, New York Times Best Selling Author. I even drafted an…
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My New Eyeglasses That You’ll Think I Paid A lot Of Money For But…

Revelation #852,824,927,419,749: I woke up a few weeks ago and realized that I was ready for a new pair of eyeglasses. Yes, I know that I have plenty of prescription glasses. Hell, I know that I have an abundance of sunglasses too but I am addicted to the new and shiny things of life. It makes me ridiculously happy. For…
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GRWM: Fancy Date Night Look [VIDEO]

It’s been a minute since I’ve recorded a makeup tutorial for YouTube. But I have literally adopted this fancy date night makeup look as my go-to look. It’s so crazy simple. And I’ll also admit that the release of IG Stories made me a lazy content creator. And now we got IGTV! I can’t deal. But my takeaway is that…
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5 Instagram tips straight from Eva Chen & her gladiator team

Last week I was invited by P&G to visit Facebook headquarters in Manhattan. Our goal: gain insights on how brands can increase Instagram followers, drive engagement and master Instagram Stories and Instagram Live (read: how to really use Instagram!). So I cleared my schedule because, duh Facebook. The event, “A Conversation with Eva Chen and Instagram Experts”, was hosted by the…
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