The Makeup Show NYC & the Three Brands MUA Meagan Shea Fell In Love With!

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Meagan Shea is a hardworking makeup artist, and when she isn’t beating faces in the DC and Maryland areas or being a busy honeybee at Oyin, she’s a-traveling the land to further her craft! When Meagan told me she was attending The Makeup Show NYC, I asked her to clue me into the three brands […]

Jetsetter Travel Beauty Product Faves

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If you read this blog and follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you know…I travel a fair amount. Most often to NYC. If I had to label myself, I’d say I’m a reluctant jetsetter. I really prefer to be at my home base here in beautiful Chicago, with my husband and Max the cat. But […]

The Grown Woman’s Skincare Regimen

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When you grow up with acne issues, you learn the importance of a disciplined skincare regimen pretty early on. But if you coast through your teens and early twenties with relatively clear skin, you might be in for a rude awakening. I found myself dealing with entirely new skin issues as the big 3-0 rolled […]

Love The Skin You’re In

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Via the Associated Press: “KINGSTON, Jamaica – Mikeisha Simpson covers her body in greasy white cream and bundles up in a track suit to avoid the fierce sun of her native Jamaica, but she’s not worried about skin cancer. The 23-year-old resident of a Kingston ghetto hopes to transform her dark complexion to a cafe-au-lait-color […]

Ask Afrobella – Dealing With Flakes

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When it comes to Ask Afrobella hair questions, I may try to offer my two cents based on personal experience. But for this very specific Ask Afrobella question, I needed the sage advice of an expert. If you’ve ever dealt with flaky scalp issues, this may help you! Hi, Love your work. Your site is […]

The Most Consistently Awesome Bodywash Brands

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It’s the product you use every morning that can set your day in the right direction. I don’t know about you but it definitely makes a big difference to me, when I wake up and take a deliciously warm shower with a truly awesome body wash. In my line of work I’m lucky enough to […]

What’s Your Skincare Regimen?

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From time to time readers will ask me about my skin care regimen and I never know quite how to answer. That’s because it changes from week to week, depending on what product I’m reviewing. Sometimes the lack of consistency can be frustrating. Which is why I loved this quote from the late, great Aaliyah, […]