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    Buy or Nah: Estee Lauder Pure Envy Liquid Metallic Lipstick (VIDEO)

    It’s been a minute since I did a beauty video for you guys but I’m back in the lab in the spirit of being more present in your lives for 2018 (I sound like a horribly shady guy fighting your attention but it is what it is). You should already know by now that lipsticks are my favorite. I am…
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    Why I Cut My Hair & Got A Relaxer

    I entered 2017 with a host of changes sitting on my lap. I wrote my first book and became an author (buy it here). Then Leèroy asked me to marry him and we got engaged (no, that’s not his real name). Then I immediately started planning our wedding. Then he said let’s move back to Baltimore. My 2017 was spent adjusting to…
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    The Top 9 Beauty Products I’m Crushing On This Winter

    Even though it hasn’t gotten super cold this winter, the cold air is still wreaking havoc on my skin and my hair, causing both to dry out faster than usual. As if losing moisture isn’t enough, I’m also trying to make sure that my summer glow from my vacation doesn’t fade away. So what’s a girl to do? Using the same products…
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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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    PARTY OVER HERE: The Ultimate Holiday Party Survival Guide

    We’re now knee-deep into the holiday season. You’ve probably got at least 4 parties lined up in the next few weeks. It’s also the time of the year when folks are standing in long lines for gifts and spending nights wrapping gifts. But above all its the time of year when we all get to spend time together. We’re all…
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    Hilarious Husband and Wife “Whisper Challenge” [Video]

    Many of you have heard and watched the whisper challenge on Youtube. It’s a two people challenge. One person out on the headphones and turns the music up super loud. The other person then repeats a phrase that the other person must guess or read their lips. We tried our hands at the game. Hilarious is an understatement. Why am…
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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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