Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Book Art of Sculpting and Defining

I have several products in my makeup stash that I can use to sculpt and glow, but when you receive a Highlight and Contour Kit from Kevyn Aucoin, you have to check it out. In my head, Kevyn Aucoin is the Godfather of highlighting and contouring. Actually, everything I learned in the beginning about Highlighting and Contouring I learned from his Making Faces book. The Contour Book The Art of Sculpting + Defining Volume II  $65, is your all in one palette for face and eyes. The cute thing about the palette is that it’s made as a travel sized…

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The Best Inexpensive Face Cream

This post is sponsored by Olay, but all opinions are my own. Can you look like a million bucks, and not spend all your money doing it? This would be considered a #QTNA. When I was younger, I thought that the only way to look good was to have nice things like clothes, shoes, or a fly hairdo. Skincare was something I wasn’t concerned about, as long as I didn’t have crazy breakouts I was all good ya’ know. Oh and washing my face every night, that definitely didn’t happen. I figured when it came to skincare I had time.…

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Make Up Wars: My Favorite Heat Resistant/Waterproof Makeup Products

I’m not one of those women that just dives in a pool with a face full of makeup on. Heck, If I’m getting into a pool you can believe that I’ve thought things out in advance to make sure I don’t have any beauty snafu’s while in the water. Typically one would come armed with waterproof products, but let’s be real, beyond Mascara it can be hard to find products that are waterproof. Waterproof products aren’t only good for pool days, but they are able to hold up to the heat and humidity without melting off your face. For today’s…

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ULTA’s New Brands and Why I’m Slowly Leaving Sephora

As a beauty blogger, I spend a ridiculous amount of money on cosmetics. This number has greatly reduced since I’ve been on this big push to pay off all my student loans, hopefully, in the next two years plus my taste in cosmetic brands has changed. With that being said I’ve still somehow been a member of Sephora’s VIB Rouge program for the last three years. Sephora originally touted their VIB Rouge program as this prestigious group of beauty enthusiast that got perks on perks on perks. Flash forward to now and our spending $1000+ grants us exclusive rights to…

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The Weekend Calls for Runway Curls – Custom Crochet Wig

One of my favorite things to do is to go to work with a new hairstyle and watch all the confused looks I get from co-workers who don’t understand that to women of color hair is seen more so as an accessory rather than well just something that grows out of our heads. Some know what the deal is and others just don’t seem to catch on. My boss has stopped wondering and actually jokes that about he can never remember if my hair is the same from week to week. Lately, I’ve been wearing a custom unit made for…

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