What I Wore To BlogHer 13 Day 1

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Bellas, I’m still basking in the afterglow and the glory that was my very first BlogHer conference. I was so honored and proud and excited to participate, and the experience didn’t disappoint at all. I’d say this was one of the top three conference experiences I’ve ever had. The response has been nothing short of […]

Chicago Favorites – Where To Eat, Drink and Visit In the Windy City

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It’s July, which means it’s tourist season here in Chicago. This is the time of year that our apartment sees the most action. The weather is sizzling hot and every weekend there’s a festival or some big summer event that brings the masses to the city. Summertime Chi! I love it, and it’s one of […]

Chicago! Come And Get Beautifully Connected With Me at Walgreens!

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Finally the weather is righteous, people are out in the streets in shorts and skirts and cute dresses again, and flowers are blooming all over beautiful Chicago. What’s better than summertime Chi? Nothing! Summer is finally here, and I’d love to usher in the season by introducing you to some of my favorite beauty finds. […]

The Tech I Travel With – Hot Technology Items You Need In Your Life

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I started out writing this blog post on Tuesday, at an altitude of 39,061 feet blogging from a Southwest Airlines flight that was 700 miles from Chicago. Isn’t technology awesome! I try to use my time on the plane to get work done, thanks to WiFi on board. Makes a world of difference in the […]

My Monday Manicure – And It Was All Yellow. NARS Pierre Hardy Sharks Review

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  Yellow nail polish is so fun, so fresh, so summertime – especially on gorgeous, deep shades of brown skin. I am here for yellow nails this summer (and every summer)! The only thing is, yellow can be tricky. Finding the perfect yellow that won’t look streaky can be tough. It’s become something of an […]

Make Your Skincare Work For You With These 5 Amazing Oils

Oils For Skin and Hair

Commercials can be so persuasive. Tell me if this has ever happened to you. You see an ad or an infomercial for a magical moisturizer that promises to cure your exact skin issue. You buy it, you use it for a while, and…it’s aight dawg. It doesn’t rock your world like you thought it would. And […]

Deep Impact – New, Super Summertime Moisturizing Natural Hair Products

Super Summertime Moisturizing Natural Hair Products

When I lived in the Caribbean and in hot, humid Miami, I had no idea how seasonal my hair would turn out to be. I didn’t understand how my hair’s needs would change depending on the weather, and I had no clue that my curl pattern would shift with the seasons. It turns out my […]