Beauty News: Janelle Monáe Announced As New CoverGirl

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 · No Comments

Fearless, refreshing, and fabulous– it’s safe to say CoverGirl got it right with Janelle Monáe. The beauty brand recently announced Janelle Monáe as the newest CoverGirl. The Grammy-nominated singer spoke with  Vogue about her new role. She said,

“Growing up and trying to find myself as a woman and experimenting with makeup, I’d go buy magazines,” she says. “I’d see Tyra Banks [in the CoverGirl ads] and I’d think, Wow, she’s beautiful. It never looked like she had on too much makeup. There was just something clean and classic about her face.”

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Trend Alert: Caviar Nails

Thursday, August 2, 2012 · 2 Comments
Posted in Beauty, Nail Polish

Hey Sweeties,

Check out my latest article for Cluth Magazine :

Long gone are the days of a basic manicure. Now its all about nail art and luxury nails. The latest nail trend is Ciaté’s caviar nails, a collection of tiny glass beads sprinkled over wet nail polish for a 3-D textured effect. Continue Reading »

Sweet or Sour?: Alicia Keys Debuts New Bob Haircut

Thursday, July 19, 2012 · No Comments

Alicia Keys switched the game up  and cut off her luscious locks.  The singer posted a picture to Instagram Thursday showing off her new bob. Alicia Keys rocked braids for what seems like forever and then she showcased her long tresses.  Now A. Keys is going short and sassy.  Are you SWEET on Alicia’s new look or did things go SOUR for you? Continue Reading »

Trend Alert: Would You Rock … Ombré Lips?

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 · No Comments

Here’s my latest article for Clutch Magazine:

Ombré hairstyles turned heads this spring and the bold color gradation trend continues on your lips. Like the hairstyle, ombré lips transition from light to dark color (and vice versa). The resulting look creates the illusion of a fuller lip and gives your lips dimension. But it ain’t for everybody. Continue Reading »

Edge Control: Three Products To Help You Tame Your Edges

Friday, July 13, 2012 · 1 Comment
Posted in Beauty, HAIR

Untamed edges are real out here in these streets. My  unruly edges are what inspired me to write this article for Clutch Magazine. Here’s a snippet of the piece below.

You want to pull your hair up in a bun or rock a sleek ponytail, but you can’t because your edges picked today to become unruly. We’ve all been here before; untamed edges have turned what’s suppose to be a good day to a bad hair day. I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with my edges, but after starting my natural hair journey operation smooth edges went into overdrive. It can be tough to find a product that gets the job done without leaving greasy residue or flaking. Through trial and error I’ve finally found a few products that’s helping me keep these edges in check. Maybe these products can help you control those baby hairs. Continue Reading »

Nail It: Summer Nail Trends

Friday, July 6, 2012 · No Comments
Posted in Beauty, Nail Polish

Summer months are the perfect time to take your classic manicure to the next level. The great place to find inspiration is Pinterest.com .  I’ve found several cute nails designs that you should try. From total glam to edgy and futuristic, whatever you’re looking for you can find it on Pinterest. Here’s a few ideas to get you going. Let me know if you love the inspiration. Continue Reading »

BEAUTY NEWS: NICKI MINAJ TEAMS UP WITH OPI NAIL LACQUER

Sunday, October 23, 2011 · No Comments
Posted in Beauty, Nail Polish

Rap superstar Nicki Minaj  is taking her entrepreneur game  up a notch . This time the “Super Bass” MC  has teamed up with OPI to bring us her very own nail polish collection.   According to Nicki’s MyPinkFriday website the collection will be ready for purchase next year. Continue Reading »

FALL NAIL GUIDE: PERFECT PURPLE POLISH

Monday, October 10, 2011 · No Comments
Posted in Nail Polish

Nail polish trends change from season to season, so say goodbye to those summer neon’s and welcome fall’s dark and ornate shades.  As we transition into our fall wardrobe we should also start transitioning into our fall nail polishes. If you’re that girl who is adamant about wearing her hot pink polish all year long, stop it PLEASE!  There are plenty of colors that are perfect for the new season. So as I make my personal transition into my favorite fall shades, I will share the journey with you. I painted my nails a dark purple shade by O.P.I. called Siberian Nights. O.P.I describes the color as a ” wonderfully shade of onyx.”

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