How A Simple Change with NYX Professional Makeup Helped Open My Eyes

Why is change so hard? It’s the most constant thing in the world and while we all know that we sometimes fight it with every fiber of our being. Often times the hesitation comes from a place of comfort. Admittedly change is scary.  We want more, but we don’t want to give up our comfort to get more. It’s easy to get stuck in one place or mindset for so long that even the thought of something new paralyzes you. You want a change of scenery and new opportunities but you’re afraid to move. You want a promotion but you’re…

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Living Lean Clean and Green in 2018

The word “Self-care has been floating around the interwebs for a while now. Most of the time when you see the word it’s accompanied by the idea of going to the spa or relaxing in a bubble bath. To me, self-care means letting someone else wash and style my hair.  It’s something I could easily do myself, but I enjoyed going to the salon, laughing with the stylist and assistants all while having one of the best scalp massages ever. Some things you just can’t replicate at home no matter how hard you try. Recently I received a  Babbleboxx, which is a…

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Best Culturally Diverse Stock Photo Sites for People of Color

As a blogger, I have invested heavily in stock photos and recently just spent a ridiculous amount of time organizing them all into folders on my portable hard drive. If you’re a fellow blogger like myself or someone interested in starting a blog, you’ll find that stock photos are beneficial when it comes adding visuals to your message. Also, let’s be real, there will be tons of times when you just can’t shoot your own photography for your blog. Unfortunately, even in 2018, as a woman of color finding stock photos that represent me and my audience is not an easy…

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Hello 2018! I Hope You’re Ready for Me!

We are three days into the new year, and I’m finally feeling well enough to sit up and type. I abhor being sick. I even got a flu shot this year, something I never do! Here I am sniffing away and trying to through because I have a heap of work to do. I’ve spent a good bit of time thinking of what direction I wanted to take the blog in for 2018. There were so many things that I wanted to do but never got a chance to because 2017 kept ya girl busy. I wrote and defended my…

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Nars Natural Radiant LongWear Foundation on Medium Brown Skin

It seems like I’ve been trying more and more foundations as of late. This past year I was solely using one brand, then with the launch of the Fenty line, I was excited to get out there and try something else for a change, especially since it had 40 shades to choose from. Unfortunately, for me, the Fenty Pro Filter foundation didn’t do well with my skin ( trust me I tried several times) and I moved on to another brand, Huda Beauty, that I absolutely love. One of the drawbacks of the Huda Beauty Foundation is that it lacks…

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