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    “You look good for your age” + other ageist statements that make my soul itch!

    Can I rant for a second (a two)? When I first started my blog I was 34 years old and very vocal about my age. Nothing has changed. At 41, I am even more passionate about unpacking and destroying the ageist language and behaviors that women are subjected to. Fortunately, I’m not alone. In a study conducted by RoC® Skincare,…
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    Buy or Nah: Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint

    Last month I shared my obsession with the Fenty Beauty foundation and my honest thoughts on her Galaxy Palette. In true RiRi fashion, she couldn’t even let Thanksgiving be great. She released her new liquid lipstick (aka lip paint) the day after at 12 midnight. Yes, ya girl set her alarm and snatched up two Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paints. At first…
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    How Getting A Pre-Paid Card Will Make Your Holiday Shopping Easier

    I was asked by Carusele to participate in the #GreenDotCards at Walgreens campaign, sponsored by Green Dot Corporation. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. Trying to manage your finances during the holidays can be a challenge. Let’s be honest, all we really want to do is buy fancy decorations and presents for ourselves (and maybe a…
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    Live Your Best Life! Date Night with Always Discreet Boutique

    Nothing makes a woman feel sexier than wearing a matching bra and panty set for a night out on the town. But for some women, there’s an added level of stress. “How can I relax and enjoy the night with my adult incontinence issue?” Half of women say bladder leaks affect their personal confidence when they’re doing things they enjoy1.…
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    BUY OR NAH: Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Galaxy Collection (My honest opinion)

    The Fenty Beauty foundations were released a few months ago and we’ve all been obsessing over them. I was lucky enough to be one of the few beauty girls who find their shade available (Ima pray for all who haven’t experienced it yet). And if you’re following me on Instagram (if not it’s not too late, click here) then you…
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    15 Small Businesses You Should Be Supporting This Holiday Weekend

    Saturday, November 25th is Small Business Saturday. If you’ve never heard of this don’t beat yourself up (you’re still a cool kid). The holiday was first observed in the US back in 2010. So it’s fairly new. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local and registered trademark of American Express. And because I love you, I’ve…
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    All the goodies I plan to buy at Sephora on Black Friday

      As I was creating both my market list and my beauty list (multi-tasking at it’s greatest) I remembered that my beauty closet restocking efforts must happen on Black Friday or Cyber Mondy. I had a whole cart of full-priced gems when I realized, “Whoa baby, what is you doing!?” I promptly searched my email for Sephora to see what…
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    [VIDEO] The Best Day Ever, Our Wedding Day!

    LISTEN! Please know that I’ve watched our wedding video a million times since our videographer, Chip dropped this video in my inbox a few days ago. September 16th will forever go down as the best day ever for us. And to think I never thought I’d be that girl. In the beginning, I was really adamant about not having a wedding. I mean I really fussed…
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    Redbook’s Red Beauty Box Review

    From pet treats to stay-all-day mascara, to feminine products to bacon (yes this is a real thing, Google it) there’s absolutely no shortage of subscription boxes. There’s literally a box for everything. So because I love you I’m giving you a sneak peek at Redbook Magazine’s signature Red Beauty Box for 2017. It’s here and it’s filled with the hottest beauty…
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    [CONTEST HAS ENDED] My Biggest Beauty Giveaway EVER: Thank you for your support!

    You guys. Like seriously, this is the biggest beauty giveaway I’ve ever done and it’s all because you love me (does fashionable cartwheels)! Right before I got married (if you missed that check out our video below) you guys helped me reach 50,000 followers on Instagram. So huge, so grand, and I’m so grateful. You also might know that I…
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