• Beauty

    Back 2 Basics: Product Review

    Last year around this time I did a product wear test and review of a “waterproof” foundation that ended up having me look like a melted Hershey’s bar during my event. It was horrifying to say the least and I promised myself that it would never happen again. Fast forward to this past weekend and a few very hot and humid weekends before, I decided to give summer makeup another chance. I personally DO NOT prefer to wear makeup in the sweltering heat and humidity. Mostly because I  sweat like I have my own personal rain cloud following me. I have found a primer that can hold it’s own against…

  • Beauty

    Brushes Anyone???

    Hello Lovelies!! We’ve talked about quite a bit when it comes to makeup and how to apply it, but we haven’t addressed what we use to apply our makeup. Let’s be honest, some tools that we use are based on our personal preference and some tools we may use because we are not sure what to use. Just like there are a plethora of makeup brands available to us, there are also a plethora of makeup brushes available to us. I’m going to cover a few different things about brushes and sponges. Just like makeup, there are very expensive brushes, some not so expensive brushes and some brushes that are…

  • Beauty

    Glow On Baby!!!

    Ladies! Ladies! Ladies! Let’s talk! Can we say il-lu-mi-nate!  Yes, we can! (in my best Sherman Klump voice). It’s that icy, blue, rose gold, golden, bronze, copper hue just to name a few that we adorn out cheek bones, foreheads, chins, noses, inner tear duct and upper lips with. Some of us have also began to mix our loose powder illuminators in body lotions and in setting sprays to bronze our bodies (if you haven’t done that yet, you can and you should). It’s a money saving tip to avoid purchasing expensive illuminating body products unless you choose to. Illuminating products can also be purchased in liquid oil and stick…

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    BE_you_T_Ful Brows

    Let’s say a little prayer before we get started. Why!? Because this subject is a sensitive one. What I will share with you is a very much needed aspect of our beauty regimen, yet it is often discounted as a cheap trick. When it’s not overlooked, let’s say, uuhhmm (clears throat) it can be handled with much disrespect and lack of care. What in the world are you talking about, you might ask? The Infamous Eyebrow!!! (dun dun dun).