Archive of ‘Beauty’ category

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…

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 Waters  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… Read more…

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MAC Liquid Lipsticks Review and Swatches

A little late to the party but always on time MAC has introduced their version of MAC Liquid Lipsticks and I’ve gone ahead and swatched all 15 of them for you along with a review. So here is the skinny on these MAC liquid lipstick lava lamps. PROS great color payoff without piling the product […] Read more…

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10 Makeup Palettes You Need Now

Ladies lets make something very clear, I lead my life in a sea of palettes and I know the top 10 that you need now in your life. Conceal, highlight, contour, and give them shade while adding pops of color to your eyes and pout to you lips. It is my belief that every woman […] Read more…

6 Apps For Great Beauty Photos

By Nichelle   There’s no secret that most of us use filters to edit our photos (even when we use the phrase no filter…how ironic!) The truth is, although our images are magnificent in their rawest state, those apps were created for a reason; to… Read more…

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