• Holiday Winter Makeup Trend
    Beauty

    5 Winter Makeup Trends To Wear Now

    Winter is coming. Winter makeup trends always get me a little excited. So excited that when November rolls around while people are thinking of Thanksgiving, I’m wondering when I could get over to my nearest beauty store to buy some makeup. Here are 5 Winter makeup trends that you should try ASAP. Glittery Eyes Glitter eyeshadow, loose glitter or even a metallic eyeshadow shade can fit the bill for this makeup trend. Go festive and try a red or gold glitter shade, or get frost and try an icy cool shade. Try Tarte Chrome Shadow pot for a pigmented easy glitter eyeshadow look.   Matte Brown Eyeshadow Brown eyeshadow usually…

  • RevAir Review On Kinky 4B Hair
    Beauty,  Natural Hair,  Product Reviews

    RevAir Review on Kinky 4b Hair, The Worlds First Reverse Air Dryer

    The RevAir is the  World’s First and Only Reverse-Air Dryer. It is proven to dry hair 3x faster than a normal dryer. It uses half the wattage which exposes your hair to less heat. In addition it is a 2-in-1 device which can dry and straighten hair in one step. RevAir sent me a dryer to review and give my honest opinion, read on to see what I think.  Why do you need one? Blow drying hair takes time and multiple tools. In my relaxed hair days I’d use a round bristle brush. Now with my natural hair id have to use a paddle brush. Either way I was looking…

  • Meltproof Summer Makeup
    Beauty

    Meltproof Summer Makeup

    Summer is here and while that makes most of us happy, if you wear makeup every day the thought of summer heat makes you panic. A meltproof summer makeup routine is the only way to survive. Read on for my makeup insider tips. Wash Your Face Yes I know we are all perfect humans who keep our faces clean at all times. Right? In Summer your face gets loaded with oil, sunscreen, sweat and pollutants. Melt-proof summer makeup can only work if your face is squeaky clean. Moisturizer Matters I know a few people who don’t moisturize their faces at all and the thought of leaving my skin without moisture…

  • Crochet Weave
    Beauty,  Natural Hair

    Crochet Weave, Everything You Need To Consider

    I never expected my first crochet weave moment to come. Crochet weaves had always been something I was hesitant to try for several reasons (I will get to that shortly). It’s now been a week of me and this glorious head of hair that ain’t mines and i’m loving it. I took the leap and got a crochet weave because I have several events and weddings to attend, in addition I will be going on a two week cruise vacation. Having natural hair is a blessing because it is versatile as hell, but my current hair style and state calls for a protective style. I have kinky curly type 4b…

  • How To Maintain Red Hair Color
    Beauty

    How To Maintain Red Hair Color

    I enjoy bold colors in makeup and clothing, but only recently have I began to apply that to my hair. On several occasions I got creative and tried various colors, but for some reason when it came to red I chickened out. I avoided red hair because I didn’t know how to maintain red hair color. Having red hair has been the most fun so far and I should of come around sooner. Read on to get my experience on keeping my red hair looking vibrant.   Professional Hair Color Is Recommended Due to adulting and my tight budget (more about my budgeting tips here ) I always try to…

  • Humidity Proof Curly Hair
    Beauty,  Natural Hair

    Humidity Proof Hair Products

    Ever look outside, see that its a rainy day and wish your hair was humidity proof? Humidity proof hair is possible, but first you need the right humidity proof hair products. Humidity can turn a good hair day into a bad hair day but that doesn’t have to happen to you. I have had some issues with humidity, but my hair stylist Tamika Wesley’s tips on humidity proofing my curly natural hair helped. Read on for her recommendations on humidity proof hair products to try now. Here are 6 Humidity Proof Hair Products you don’t want to miss.   Ouidad- Advanced Climate Control System This line is built to stop frizz before…

  • Humidity Proof Curly Hair
    Beauty,  Natural Hair

    Humidity Proof Curly Natural Hair

    Humidity proof curly natural hair is like a unicorn to me. Humidity is the worst if you have curly natural hair. I have been getting some really cute twist outs lately, but then after being outside for a few minutes my hair would become a shrunken mess. After being super frustrated during a humid week in NYC I reached out to hair stylist, Tamika Wesley. Tamika knows all hair types and has magically gotten my kinky-coily 4b hair into shape too. Read on for her steps on how to humidity proof your curly natural hair. Step 1 Shampoo With A Sulfate Based Product Shampoo aids to cleanse the hair and…

  • spring clean makeup
    Beauty

    Spring Clean Makeup in 3 Steps

    Spring is here and you have probably cleaned everything, but there is one category you may have overlooked. How about having Spring clean makeup? Here are 3 steps to Spring clean your makeup collection. Whether you have just a few items, or several containers full you’re going to want to try these steps to get your makeup in order. Lay everything Out I’m going to be honest and say I do have a lot of makeup. I may not have a makeup collection like the top YouTube beauty vloggers, but as a blogger who covers beauty I have enough to fill up a few containers. On top of a table,…

  • Beauty

    Facials, Wink Brow Bar

    Facials at Wink Brow Bar have to be one of the best facials in NYC. I was asked to come in to try their new facial services, and at first I was a little hesitant. I have gotten several facials over the last couple of years and while most of the facial sessions were good, some were too harsh for my Black skin. However, the facial I got from Wink Brow Bar is honestly one of my best experiences. I arrived and met with Zara Mohsin, Visiting skincare expert at Wink Brow Bar. I was immediately put at ease by her warm personality. I went into the room used for…

  • My Eyebrow Threading Experience, Wink Brow Bar
    Beauty

    Eyebrow Threading, My Wink Brow Bar Experience

    My Wink Brow Bar experience just happened and it was right on time. My eyebrows and I have had a complicated relationship when it comes to eyebrow threading. For years it would grow crazy fast and in different directions, but now we are in a good place. It took a while to get here though. Years ago, after what seemed like ages of grooming my brows, it finally began to grow in one direction like normal eyebrows. Initially tweezing them was my thing; it took time and didn’t last long but I couldn’t afford anything else. Later, threading took the beauty industry by storm. For about $7, I could have…