Buy or Nah: It Cosmetics ‘Confidence In Your Glow’ Blushing Bronzer

It Cosmetics just launched their new Confidence In Your Glow Blushing Bronzer on QVC.com and I got me hands on all three! The palette is $35. Let me tell you all about it. 
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30 Of The Best Facial Masks That Will Solve Most Of Your Skin Problems

So I have a confession to make. I am totally obsessed with facial masks. I faithfully use them at least 2 or 3 times a week and I have a very enviable collection of some of the best facial masks on the market stashed in my beauty closet (and for the record, my beauty closet is also quite enviable too).…
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What Is The Correct Order To Apply Your Skincare Products

It’s been a minute since I’ve answered your questions in my blog series You Ask, I Answer so let’s start with one that I’ve been getting a lot lately: what is the correct order to apply your skincare products and what is my routine? In case you missed it I turned 40 in November of 2016. I’m still working on my tummy…
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7 Of The Best Highlighters For Brown Skin (& Yes You Are Gonna Need All 7)

Finding the best highlighters for brown skin can be a first world kinda problem for some (hence my stank face above). Some are too glittery, some are too flat and some…well some clearly were not made with us in mind. Bronze and golden pigments are undeniably an instant winner for us brown girls. With the warmer weather chasing old man winter out the…
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SHOP PLUS SIZE COATS

Here’s what happens when your vision becomes a reality!

One of my goals for 2017 was to create products that spoke to women who looked like me. Like us! So I created an online shop that features things we would be obsessed with.
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Janelle Monae’s SAG Awards 2017 Beauty Look

Awards season brings out the best beauty looks from some of our favorite gals. Singer Janelle Monae (Hidden Figures and Moonlight) attended the SAG Awards channeling her inner Queen Elizabeth with the help of Covergirl and makeup artist Jessica Smalls. Jessica shares the inspiration behind Janelle’s stunning SAG Awards beauty look from tonight’s red carpet.
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GET THE LOOK: 2017 SAG Awards Nominee, Uzo Aduba

I’m so excited that all my favorite actresses are nominated for the 2017 SAG Awards. My beauty friends and I created the SAG Awards Nominee Beauty Challenge over on YouTube were we all were tasked with recreating one of our favorite looks from a nominee. I choose my homegirl in my head, Ugo Aduba. This look was easy and not that…
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9 Must-Read Foundation Tips for Girls With Dark Skin

Even though I’ve written a post about the best foundation for brown girls I still get lots of questions about how to find the right foundation for our #BlackGirlMagic complexions and how to apply it. Foundation is something that go really wrong really quick. Like, really quick! And I’ve always believed that a women’s foundation is the beginning of one of two things:…
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31 Last Minute Beauty Gifts To Help Your BFF Channel Her Inner Soft & Pink

My bff is the exact opposite of me. I just got her to fall in love with manicures after 38 years of living. This Christmas I plan to swoon her with loads of beauty gifts. You know, make her fall in love with being a girl. Sometimes we all forget that deep down inside we’re built to be soft and pink. I’ve…
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Buy Or Nah: Aussie Mega Moist Shampoo & Conditioner

I’ve been traveling for what seems like non-stop since this summer. I visited Belize, then Vegas for the Soul Train Awards, then Costa Rica for a much-needed solo retreat and now I am back in New York trying to catch up on life! While I’ve had a freaking blast seeing the world it was actually my hair that has paid the…
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