Archive of ‘Beauty’ category

THE MAKEUP SHOW NYC 2018 GUIDE

It’s that time of year again, The Makeup Show NYC 2018 is here, and as a veteran of this show (11 years and counting) Here are some of the most important things you need to know to get the most out of this show. As a pro makeup artist, one of the most important things […] Read more…

Dear COVERGIRL… Take My Money

I remember my first makeup experience via drugstore was going to the aisle with COVERGIRL and trying to figure out what color foundation I would wear, but most importantly what lipstick I would wear. That was over 20 years ago, YIKES! Now in my early 30’s I’ve watched COVERGIRL go from girl next door to […] Read more…

Sheros by Natascha Cox

If you know me, you know my first love is a beautiful lip, and I’m always in search of amazing new ones. I recently discovered a new beauty brand by beauty blogger Natascha Cox, that already has quite the following. Popular amongst fashion forward make up lovers across the globe. The unique design is eye […] Read more…

LipSense is A Ride or Die Lip

You ever are introduced to a product and think yea they all say they last for hours, and don’t budge but really don’t work? Well listen here I’ve FINALLY met my match! LipSense, the long-lasting lip color from the global beauty brand SeneGence International is changing the beauty game providing up to 18 REAL hours […] Read more…

Make Up For Ever Vanity Bag

Organizing Your Personal Make Up Kit

Getting ready in the morning has a lot to do with how organized your personal make up kit is, as well as getting that good cup of coffee, latte, tea or whatever libation gets you going. It’s been a long long long long time since you’ve heard from me and I’ll explain but in the […] Read more…

BROWN GIRLS LOVE POWER

BROWN GIRLS LOVE POWER DAY

” I am a strong black woman, I cannot be intimidated and I’m not going anywhere” -Maxine WatersĀ  Determined to start 2018 on the right track there was no other way but to be surrounded by my melanin infused sisters at Brown Girls Love Power Day presented by Toyota and curated by Love Brown Sugar […] Read more…

When Life Gets in the Way

So you’ve probably have been checking in asking the same thing I’ve been asking myself for a couple of months now…Merli where the Ef’ are you and what are you doing. You already know when life gets in the way the things that sometime we know we can come back to get sat on the […] Read more…

Too Faced Nikkie Tutorials Collaboration

Nikkie Tutorials X Too Faced Collaboration

I gagged Nikkie Tutorials and Too Faced collaboration is might i say Gawjus! The colors the pigmentation and oh my a purple mascara to boot is just what the collaboration faeries sprinkled on the horizon but what is this I hear… we have to wait till AUGUST! Announced on the brand co-founders Instagram back in […] Read more…

Is Zoe Saldana Black Enough?

In the trailer for “Nina”, Zoe Saldana portrays the famous jazz singer Nina Simone, and has created outraged because people feel Zoe Saldana isn’t black enough for the role. I understand how people feel with all these actresses who seemingly fit the colored wheel for the role why did Zoe get the part? Well only […] Read more…

Ultimate Skin Repair & Hydration Combo Review: True Glow Eye Cream & Ultra Plumping Hydration Mask

A press sample was provided courtesy of Brandbacker and Valentia Skin Care in exchange for an honest review.  Last week Valentia rushed two of their  very elegant, well packaged skincare products, True Glow Eye Cream and the… Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Read more…

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