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Do you ever wake up and want to be someone else? I do. All. The. Time.

Okay, not really someone else but I do like to change my look a lot, particularly my hair. I think for most folks, how they wear their hair is a statement.…

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Top 10 Curly Girl Hair Care Products

Seasons change and with them, so goes the condition of my hair. If you’re a naturally curly girl like me, you know the struggle of maintaining strong, beautiful hair year round and you could probably use a few suggestions for your arsenal of go-to hair care products that really work. Today, I’m sharing my top 10 natural hair care products and I hope you find a few to add to your stash.…

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Ouidad Curl Immersion Kit + A Giveaway!

Summertime is fun time and for me, that usually means a low-maintenance beauty routine and hair care regimen. I’m a curly girl who enjoys the freedom of going from curly to straight at a moment’s notice but during the summer, it’s curls all the way. Why? New York heat and humidity. Maintaining straight strands during the summer months is usually an exercise in futility so bouncy curls, here I come!…

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May Glossybox – it’s amayzing + a Giveaway

My love of beauty subscription boxes continues unabated. Today I’m revealing the beauty goodies in May’s Glossybox dubbed ‘aMAYzing.’ Get it? OK, moving on! Glossybox is consistently one of the best beauty subscription boxes on the market providing deluxe and full-sized samples of luxury skincare, makeup and hair care products. I’ve discovered some major gems courtesy of Glossybox and the aMAYzing box is stocked with new goodies and old favorites.…

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My First Essence Beauty Box – Unboxed

I love a good beauty box and I love a good subscription service. Put those two together and I’m in heaven. The good folks at Essence Beauty Box were kind enough to send me the Shine Like A Star box and it is perfect! It has products for all my favorite beauty categories including lashes! Let’s dig in.

What’s in the Essence Beauty Box

  • CoverFX Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment
  • Miss Jessie’s Coily Custard
  • Dark & Lovely Soak It Up Oil Cocktail
  • Iman Luxury Lip Shimmer
  • Kiss Lashes
  • Colgate Optic White Toothpaste

OK, my favorites first!…

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How I Organize and Store My Makeup

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

Organization and access are the watchwords when storing your makeup. If you’re like me, someone with limited space but lots of product, keeping all your favorites organized and accessible in one space can be challenging. In today’s video, I’m giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of my daily makeup storage/application area and I show you how I whipped my makeup collection into shape for easy access and frustration-free mornings.… Read More