Flips Hair: How I went from Curly to Straight

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 · No Comments
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Sweeties,

Natural hair is so versatile. You can rock your curls and then flip your straight hair. I started this natural hair process four years ago and it took a while to transition. I didn’t do a big chop, instead I wore weaves to get me through that rough period. Unlike many of my natural sisters, I don’t rock my curls often. I’m a natural girl that keeps her hair as straight as possible. So why no perm it? I know that’s what your thinking, but since I ditched the relaxers my hair has grown tremendously. More importantly I have healthy hair. I also love the option to rock my curls when I feel like it! And that’s exactly what I did. Check out how I went from curly to straight. The story behind my process is pretty funny.

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Nail It: I Finally Tried Kiss Nail Dress Nail Strips

Friday, July 11, 2014 · No Comments
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Who doesn’t love a relaxing manicure. Its the perfect me time. I try a new polish every week, but sometimes my favorite colors are in heavy rotation.  The only gripe with mani’s is the drying time.  I’m a little impatient. I want cute nails , but I hate waiting, so nail strips have been my go-to-products for #ManicureMondays. It’s easy, breezy, and drying time is pretty much non-existent. I’ve tried just about every nail strip out there, but I’m just getting around to  Kiss Nail Dress nail strips. So here are my initial thoughts.  Continue Reading »

Nail It: Try These 4th of July Inspired Nail Designs

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 · No Comments
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The 4th of July holiday is only days away. To make sure you’re feeling red, white, and blue try these cute designs for your finger tips courtesy of Pinterest. Don’t you just love that site? You can learn how to bake a cake, sew a blanket, and find cool DIY projects, like polishing your nails with really fun designs.

I didn’t know where to actually begin to achieve these looks, but there are several step by step instructions available. If DIY isn’t your thing, just take the picture to your favorite nail salon.

Check out 10 of my favorite Independence Day themed nails for inspiration. Continue Reading »

Beauty News: Lupita Nyong’o Glows in First Lancôme Ad

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 · No Comments
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Lupita Nyong’o's  first Lancôme ad is everything we thought it would be and little more! She gave us flawless served up on a silver platter. In the  ad ,  the  Oscar winner is  promoting the brand’s new Teint Idole  Ultra 24H foundation. Someone hand me a tube, especially if it will give me the same glow Lupita is sporting. Continue Reading »

Make Up Bag: The MAC x Sharon & Kelly Osbourne Collections for Summer 2014

Friday, May 23, 2014 · No Comments
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It’s been a minute since I wanted a complete collection from MAC, but the beauty brand’s recent collaboration with Kelly and Sharon Osbourne has changed that. The two-part collection, which is set to release in stores on June 12th and online June 2nd is encased in limited-edition packaging inspired by the duo’s signature red and violet color palettes.

The packaging coordinates with hair color of this mother-daughter duo. Sharon’s swanky packaging is decorated in red , while Kelly’s is in a pretty lavender color.

 

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Sweeties, I’m seriously gushing over every eyeshadow quad, every lip glass, and every lipstick. Once you see this collection, we’re sure you’ll feel the same way. And we have the first look. Check it out, it’s pretty amazing Continue Reading »

Beauty News: Lupita Nyong’o Named New Face of Lancôme

Sunday, April 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

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It was only a matter of time before, Lupita Nyong’o landed a major beauty deal. The Oscar Award winning actress and Hollywood “It” girl is the new face of Lancôme.  The beauty brand broke the news Friday morning , adding that the Kenyan beauty will began appearing in ads in September. Continue Reading »

Pucker Up: Get Into My Pretty Pink Spring Lipstick

Friday, March 28, 2014 · No Comments
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Sweeties,

Do you remember when Wet N Wild debuted its Mega Last Lipstick collection? Well, I went out and bought every shade that was available at my local Walgreen’s. I may have bought at least 10 lippies that day, but I haven’t used half of them….until this week. I pulled out “Dollhouse Pink.” Continue Reading »

Nail It: Take a Look at Lupita Nyong’o's Nail Diary During Awards Season #LupitaLovesLacquer

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 · No Comments

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Lupita Nyong’o nailed it this award season. Her red carpet looks left us in awe. We gushed over her radiance and infectious smile. Like many, we fell in love with the Kenyan actress, who just picked up her first Oscar Award Sunday night. She has inspired us beyond belief. We also love the “!2 Years a Slave” star because she’s just like us. Lupita loves her manicures. She literally created a nail diary through Instagram, chronicling her fabulous manis. She would typically leave the comment,”Manicure Sneak Peek.” and add #LupitaLovesLacquer hash tag. She’s so cool,right? Continue Reading »