Get Down With the Brown Girl Beauty Challenge

Welcome to September! I am super excited to launch the 30-Day Brown Girl Beauty Challenge on Instagram! Photo challenges on Instagram are really popular and a lot of fun so I decided to host a photo-a-day challenge that highlights the best in brown girl beauty. With an eye toward celebrating our unique beauty and giving some love to the brown girl beauty brands we love, this fun challenge draws inspiration from the every day to the glamorous.…

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YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer & Perfector for Perfect …

Today we’re talking priming and perfecting. I had the opportunity to test the YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer and Blur Perfector and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Summer in New York is challenging for makeup lovers because humidity is not your friend. No matter how beat your face is when you leave home, by the time you get to the subway, ‘The Melt’ has already begun.…

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Lash Round-Up ~ Best Mascaras 2015

Summer has (un)officially begun and as the temperatures rise, every girl needs the power to create a cool breeze with a mere batting of her luscious lashes. Today, I’m looking at three new mascaras that promise larger than life lashes and I’ll tell you which ones will give you eye-catching results and which ones should get the side-eye. On the beauty bench for best mascaras are:
The Super Sizer by LashBlast Mascara from Covergirl
Iconoclast Mega Volume Lacquer Mascara from butter LONDON
Roller Lash from Benefit Cosmetics


Best Mascara Summer 2015

Volume is the watch word for lashes this summer and beauty brands are granting great lashes by waving their magic wands.

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Influenster Refresh VoxBox ~ Unboxed

I was very excited to crack open the Influenster Refresh VoxBox because it arrived just in time for spring when we’re all coming out of hibernation and looking forward to more sun and more socializing. This box covers all the bases and is chock full of products to freshen your beauty routine, your diet and your all-important smile. Here’s what’s inside:


  • Covergirl UltraSmooth Foundation
  • L’Occitane Shea Butter Light Comforting Cream
  • Montagne Jeunesse Black Seaweed Peel Off Face Masque
  • Listerine Pocketpaks
  • DenTek Comfort Clean Floss Picks & Fun Flossers
  • Beanitos Chips
  • Skinnygirl Tasty Nutrition Bar
  • Orgain Certified Organic Nutritional Shakes
Influenster Refresh VoxBox contents


Refresh VoxBox contents


COVERGIRL UltraSmooth Foundation


Year In Review ~ The Top 10 of 2014

It’s been a hell of a year and today I’m taking a look back at some of your favorite posts, and mine, from 2014. Here they are: the good, the beautiful and the product reviews!

The Year In Review

#10. Get Gorgeous Eyes For Fall

From-runway-to-real-life posts are always a fun read and really fun for me to do. Spotting trends on the runways, interpreting them for real life and finding the right products to pull them off–I live!

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