Oh no she Didn’t!: Colored Shoes under the Wedding gown

Photo Site Wedding are a time of joy and Love.They are also a time of stress, headaches, quarrels and anxiety. Lets be honest, traditionally you pick two colors and obsess over intercalating  those colors into all your wedding details. You obsess over finding the right dress, the right shoes, the right photographer, you budget and scrimp and save all for 5-6 hours of complete bliss. Of course while your planning anyone and everyone who has an opinion will opt to give it to you. Telling you what you should and shouldn’t do at YOUR day. This is exactly why I…

View Post

Shaking Up your Makeup Routine with a little Makeup Diversity

Photo Site   With the changing times, diversity is a word that has been spoken more and more in schools, jobs and social circles. Diversity training programs are in place to help people understand and learn to accept change, to learn to accept differences in religion, sex and most importantly race. While these programs have proven to be great programs we often times forget that diversity can be integrated into our every day lives.   I try to rotate different types of cuisines throughout our dinner menu as well as listen various genre’s of music. I like to have my…

View Post

Give Away Time!!

I’d like to thank you all for being loyal readers of my blog. You’ve seen this blog undergo many transitions but I’ve found something I love, and so Cosmetically Challenged is here to stay! To show my appreciation for all the readers and to celebrate the fact that we have over 50 Youtube subscribers  I’m giving away a lipstick from the MAC Surf baby collection “Hibiscus”  along with a Lip Tar in “Valentino”. Want to be the lucky winner?? Just follow these simple rules! 1. Subscribe to my blog 2. Subscribe to my YT channel called:  BeyondtheKink 3. Comment on…

View Post

Prom Makeup for Women of Color

Yesterday I had the opportunity to help prepare a young lady for one of the biggest nights in her life, Prom. Not to tell my age but I went to my prom almost 10 years ago and after my experience with her last night I wished my mom would have hired a Makeup Artist to make me look as beautiful as she did.   Due to my relative newness to  Philadelphia along with being engrossed in school it has been hard for me to get the word out about my business. However, the Lord must’ve really knew how much I…

View Post

My Haul from the CVS 50-75% off Sale

So even though I racked up at The Makeup Show and I want no parts of my credit card bill I decided that I could not miss the 50-75% off sale on beauty products at CVS. I’ve heard how great this sale was from several different people and I’ve also witnessed its awesomeness at other blogs and by watching Youtube videos so of course I decided I deserved a much needed break from my prelims and had to jump on the band wagon and experience it myself.I went to my local CVS located in Manyunk, PA and when I first…

View Post