Moisturize. Exfoliate. Don’t Be Out Here Ashy This Winter.

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  My friends in Florida make me laugh around this time of year. “OMG, it’s 50 degrees,” one of them lamented on Facebook this week. At one time, I might have said the same kind of thing. But right now in Chicago, it’s 30 degrees and the inevitable slide into winter has begun. It’s cold, […]

All About Alphabet Creams. BB Creams, CC Creams For All Skin Tones

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  The first time I heard about BB Creams, it was from my friends familiar with the Asian beauty market. I had heard whispers about these miraculous balms, intended to mask imperfections while improving the quality of your skin. I remember wanting to try them, but word on the street was that BB creams weren’t […]

Cover FX Came to Chicago! Inside My Sephora Find Your Shade Event

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  It was a bleak, rainy, miserable Chicago autumn day but still SO many of my wonderful friends and readers and social media followers came out to Sephora to my Cover FX Find Your Shade event last week. I so appreciate everyone who came out, despite the weather! You guys rock! The event was all […]

The Queen Latifah COVERGIRL Black Girls Rock 2013! Beauty Product Breakdown By Sam Fine!

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Last night I was sponsored by my friends at COVERGIRL, to host their official Black Girls Rock! #EasyBreezyQueen  Twitter party! We discussed beauty and music and fashion, and my friend Sam Fine (@SamFineBeauty) broke down the beauty trends and top products, in his official role as COVERGIRL Beauty Ambassador! I specifically had to press Sam on ALL […]

Black Girls Rock 2013! Was All About Beauty And Inspiration

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This post is sponsored by COVERGIRL!  Last night BET aired the annual Black Girls Rock! awards and I was SO thoroughly entertained and inspired. I’m so taken with Beverly Bond’s creation. Her organization goes so much further beyond glitz and glamour. It’s about reaching back and lifting up our sisters, it’s about recognizing our accomplishments […]

Tweet With Me, Sam Fine and COVERGIRL during Our Black Girls Rock! Twitter Party!

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Every year, the Black Girls Rock! award show is one of the coolest events on television. The brilliant Beverly Bond created an unstoppable movement, intended to inspire and uplift black women and thanks to BET, the revolution is televised! Every year, Black Girls Rock! is like a who’s who of cool women of color, all […]

“Say Yes” to Ava DuVernay And Fashion Fair!

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  How amazing is Ava DuVernay? In the dazzling span of her film career, she’s blazed a trail and changed the game. She was the first African-American woman to win the Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, for her film Middle Of Nowhere. Her first feature film, I Will Follow was critically acclaimed […]