As a fan of makeup and playing dress up, Halloween is the perfect time to combine two of my loves. This year I decided to compile a list of awesome Halloween makeup tutorials for the DIY costume folks out there. I am a member of this crew by the way! And since we’re all about beauty and the pursuit of pretty around these parts, I focused on finding pretty Halloween makeup tutorials because we like to look good while we’re scaring people on the street.…

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Customized eyes: butter london shadow clutch

It seems that there’s a new crave-worthy beauty product released every day. Well, maybe not every day but quite frequently indeed. Today all eyes are on the new butter LONDON Shadow Clutch that houses six customizable, primer-infused, oil absorbing eye shadows for your beauty-loving pleasure.

The trend toward double duty beauty products continues and butter LONDON steps boldly into the arena with the Shadow Clutch eye shadows.…

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Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and each year, I highlight beauty brands that help raise awareness and support breast health and breast cancer research. The statistics are staggering. Every two minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. Every two minutes. Join me and millions of other women in the fight against this pervasive disease by donating your time, energy, and shopping dollars to organizations that support research, prevention and treatment.…

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Are you an alphabet virgin?

I once was an alphabet virgin. What? I mean I never used a BB or CC or any other alphabet cream before this month. It’s so unlike me, I know! When BB creams first came to market, I remember thinking ‘what is a BB cream and why in the world would I need one?’ Turns out they come in quite handy for a beauty multi-tasker  such as myself so I took the plunge with the Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream in Medium/Deep.…

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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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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