MAC In The Spotlight Collection Review and Swatches on Medium Brown Skin

Back in 2013 MAC released their In Extra Dimension Skinfinishes and everyone went crazy over them. I mean who wouldn’t they were absolutely gorgeous, you can check out my write up on them here for confirmation on their gorgeous status. As the trend of strobing is dying down we’re starting to see companies lean towards products that give us  a more natural highlight. MAC’s In the Spotlight Collection goes one step further by not only giving us four new shades of In Extra Dimension Skinfinishes,  also releasing four new shades of their ever popular Strobe Cream. I knew the MAC Strobe…

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Add These IT Cosmetics Brush Sets to Your Collection!

Just when I was telling myself that it was time to invest in a new set of makeup brushes IT Cosmetics delivered the most adorable brush sets to Being Melody Headquarters. If you’re like me whenever you walk into an Ulta, you stop at the IT Cosmetics Brush display to rub your hands along the super-soft brush heads. It’s like they’re singing a Siren’s song and they just draw you in which leads to you stealing all your money. It’s not secret that I’ve not a huge fan of the IT Cosmetics makeup line, I mean they just seem to fall short in…

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Melody’s About Face – A Chemical Peel Series

During my facial at About Face Skincare last month (which you can read about here), it was recommended that I undergo a series of chemical peels to help even out my skin tone and deal with that pesky hyperpigmentation. I thought I had my hyperpigmentation under control because before it was something serious, but I still have areas that are darker than other areas of my skin like around my mouth and eyes and cheeks that need some additional help. Hyperpigmentation is very common skin condition among women of color and can be caused by a plethora of things such…

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October Fashion and Beauty Favorites

It’s hard to imagine that since I share so many products on the blog and social media that I actually have some that are my actual favorites. It’s true; I’m a creature of habit and when I find something I like I tend to use it over and over and over again. So I’ve decided to do a monthly post where I share all the Beauty and Fashion items that I’ve found myself obsessing over for the month. PANDORA MAJESTIC WINGS EARRINGS I’m a sucker for the Pandora Majestic Wings collection. To me, they symbolize spreading your wings and flying…

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Halloween Cheesy Brain Bread is Perfect for your Next Fright Night!

This post is sponsored by Borden Cheese. I’m not a huge full out costume Halloween person, but I still like to celebrate. This year because we’re still doing things on a budget we’ve decided that we’re going to have some friends over for ghoulish fright night of scary movies. All my guest are bringing a fun Halloween-inspired dish, and I wanted to create something that was simple and easy and not a dip. This was when I came up with the idea for Cheesy Brain Braid! I did a trial run with the hubster who is also my in-house taste tester, and…

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