My skincare routine for dry + sensitive skin (video)

  So you want to know how I keep my skin all glowy and clear right. I’ll share a secret with you. It’s called genetics. No really! I am neglectful AF to my face. Ask any of my friends, I use to never wash my face. Now that I think about it that might be why my pores are as…
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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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5 Ways You Can Look And Feel Your Best All Winter Long

I’ve lived on the East Coast all of my life and I’m a fall/winter baby (Scorpio!) so cold weather isn’t new to me (I secretly love it). With the exception of driving in the snow, it’s one of my favorite times of the year. But caring for your skin during the winter months in a cold-weather city like Baltimore can…
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3 Things You Could Be Doing To Your Skin That’s Ruining Your Summer Glow

I know it’s hard to believe with all the rain in our forecast this Spring but Summer is on the horizon. Soon we’ll be relaxing with our besties on the beach, entertaining our career connects at the hottest rooftops in the city and hopefully making a few cameos at the neighborhood cookouts. It’s so easy to forget about our summer skin…
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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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BEAUTY BUZZ: Angela Bassett’s New Skin Care Line For Melanin-Rich Skin Tones

Here’s some beauty news that you can file under “Thank goodness”! Angela Bassett is creating a skin care line for women of color. Yes black women like you! We all know that women of color are deeply underserved by the beauty industry. Most brands offer lackluster colors and hues for us and some offer every bit of nada. Angela Bassett, whose melanin…
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10 Ways I Bet You Didn’t Know That You Were Aging Your Skin

Chances are you’re doing all you can to maintain your youthful looking skin. You may be diligent about wearing sunscreen daily, using an anti-aging product, and applying moisturizer. However, there are a few mistakes that women often make, not realizing that they are sabotaging their skin and causing extra wrinkles. Dr. Kally Papantoniou a board certified New York Dermatologist who often…
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7 Most Common Mistakes When Applying Sunscreen

The good news: you’re putting sunscreen on yourself and your kids. The bad news: you might be doing it all wrong. When you don’t apply sunscreen correctly it provides far less protection than you need from the harmful sun damage. Here’s the seven most common mistakes people make when putting on sunscreen–and what you should do instead!
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Here’s One Reason You Don’t Believe I am Almost 40

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by SK-II through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about SK-II, all opinions are my own. In my mind perfect skin just sort of happens, no work is needed. You know, it’s in my genes! Well, I also believe in fairies and unicorns (please don’t try to tell me…
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