Lowkey Obsessed–It Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush

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Lowkey obsessed – 1. To be secretly in the early, heady stages of infatuation with something or someone, the stage when you can’t stop thinking about said thing or person. 2. The feeling you get when you’re ready to tell the world about the new favorite thing you just discovered 3. The instant passion you […]

Favorite Products, Back on the Shelves

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The New York Times just did a lovely little piece on products brought back by popular demand. Social Media Breathes Life Into Shelved Products featured the stories of women who have been stockpiling their favorite products via Amazon and Ebay, and the brands who are bringing their most popular products back according to Twitter and […]

My Style Icon – Michelle Obama

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For this post, I was asked to speak about a celebrity that I admire. Someone I turn to for style and beauty inspiration. I didn’t have to think twice when asked. My number one style icon right now is Michelle Obama. Via the official White House Flickr page. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton) […]

Finding The Ideal Orange Lip Color

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Tangerine Tango is Pantone’s color of the year, and we’re officially in the midst of Spring – Chicago’s dismal weather aside. Orange is sizzling hot right now for lips, cheeks, nails, and even eyes. Yes ma’am, just the other day I gave Make Up For Ever’s orange Aqua Cream a try on my eyelids under […]

Why I Did a Juice Cleanse and What It Did For Me

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On any average day — especially in the mornings — my Twitter timeline and Pinterest page are full of juice. Juice recipes, tweets about starting the day with a green juice or smoothie, photos of delicious looking, vibrantly colored juices. Juicing is huge right now. Huge to the point where, when I went to buy […]

The Afrobella Interview – Jenifer Lewis

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Fierce, funny, and always 100% real — Jenifer Lewis has earned her place amongst iconic Hollywood actresses. Since her stage debut in 1979, she’s had notable, beloved roles in every medium of acting – from the Broadway stage to the small screen to cinemas around the world. She’s known as a consummate professional, and has […]

Do Yourself a Favor. Go See Fela!

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Recently I was lucky enough to go to Chicago’s glorious Oriental Theater to see Fela! the acclaimed Broadway musical about the life of late, great legendary Nigerian musician, activist, celebrity and larger than life personality, Fela Kuti. The musical is currently in Chicago until April 15, and I HIGHLY suggest you go see it while […]