Mothers (Including ME!) Reveal The Real Reasons You Should Appreciate Them [VIDEO]

So! Did you know that I am a mother? Yep! My son will be 21 years old this August, SHAT! (yes that also means that I am 39 and maybe unicorns have blessed my skin care regimen #MelaninRocks). Point is, I’ve done this. This meaning motherhood. I’ve got lots of stories. From funny, to sad to “OMG he did what?” and…
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My Real Thoughts On Disney’s “The Jungle Book” [VIDEO]

  I remember watching The Jungle Book as a child. Back then, I wasn’t aware of the life lessons that existed in this movie. It was all about the “bear necessities”. Tell me you don’t know that song?! Fast forward to today and the movie represents so much more. Thanks to Disney I was able to see an advanced screening of the…
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DIY Beauty: The Chocolate Spa Caramel Facial That You’ll Want To Try Before Your Next Vacation

Wanna get that golden summer glow from head to toe? Before your vacation! Sweeten your beauty routine by creating a spa atmosphere at home with caramel-scented beauty products like caramel bubble bath. Try a DIY Caramel Facial (recipe below) with simple ingredients from your pantry that will leave your skin feeling fresh and fabulous! 
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How I Get Through Mother’s Day, Without My Mother

I remember my first Mother’s Day without my mother (if you’re a new reader, she went to Heaven in 2013). Holidays and birthdays were torture for me. Christmas is still a doozy because my mother adored that holiday. Like, her adoration brought out the most obnoxious decorations imaginable. But Mother’s Day was that “if you’re available” kind of holiday. She didn’t make…
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The best ways to use natural lighting in selfies

Everyone has someone in their family who is a faux photographer who has gone out and spent a little bit of their savings to grab the latest and greatest in photography equipment. Well folks, that’s me! So much so that my friends have officially dubbed me the “Instagram selfie queen.” I have been in love with photographs since… forever! I…
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Tech Yeah: BeautyU By COVERGIRL, The Makeup App That Knows The Real U

How many of you beauties purchase cosmetics from the drugstores? I will be the first to say that I do, and I know that many of you do too. Yeah, I order online and shop at Sephora, Ulta and at the beauty counters but some of my favorite goodies come from the drugstore. As much as I love getting cosmetics…
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How To Pack Your Travel Makeup Bag, The Right Way!

My recent trip to the Caribbean with Princess Cruises has me feening hard for Summer. But lucky for you (mainly me, LOL), summer is right around the corner, we hope. I know some of you are going to be traveling to some amazing new places this year (shout out to those travel deals). I wanted to share with you what’s in…
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Why You Should Send Your Friends Care Packages

While this post is sponsored by o.b.® tampons via Socialstars, you beauties know that all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that make my blog possible! #OBelievers Ladies how many times do we get excited when our friends and family buys us a gift just because? You know that gift your boyfriend gets you on a random Wednesday. Or that gift…
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You Should Know: Brandice Henderson Daniel [VIDEO]

I first met Brandice Henderson Daniel (congrats on the nuptials) when I worked at Hello Beautiful. I was invited to cover Harlem’s Fashion Row at the Apollo Theatre. I hiked it all the way from Brooklyn to Harlem and back to experience the start of something grand! 
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Can you really “Quit Your Day Job”? Here’s the real answer!

Actually YES! I’ve done it myself…twice! While being an entrepreneur is the scariest nerve-wrecking thing you will ever do, it’s also the most liberating experience you will ever have. As I was watching the premiere of Oxygen’s new series, “Quit Your Day Job” I couldn’t help but to reflect on my own entrepreneurial journey (catch up by reading this post). It’s…
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