Red Carpet Ready! The PG Beauty Guide To GRAMMY Glamour

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  Red carpet photo via Shutterstock This post is sponsored by PG Beauty.   Its GRAMMY Awards weekend and the biggest stars in music are aligning in Hollywood. This weekend will be a who’s who of pop, rock, R&B, rap and soul musicians, gathering together to celebrate their most recent sonic achievements. The gentlemen will […]

Your Face Deserves Better. 4 Things Your Moisturizer Needs To Do

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  We’ve all made the mistake before. You go to the drugstore or the department store and you pick up a daily moisturizer that someone told you about. Maybe you read about it in a magazine, maybe your favorite celebrity is endorsing the product, or maybe the helpful store employee directed you towards her favorite […]

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. […]

Jody Watley On Life, Music, Beauty, Billy B and Being an Icon

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When you think of Jody Watley, very specific visuals might come to mind. Sleek hair. Bangin’ brows. Hoop earrings. A matte red lip. When I visualize Jody Watley, I always envision her in an all black ensemble. And for me that’s entirely because Jody Watley was one of my earliest beauty icons. Her Eighties hits […]

Travel Beauty — Makeup That Came With Me To The Caribbean

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I travel a fair amount, so I am well familiar with the ins and outs of beauty on the go. When I pack my makeup bag, I tend to go for flat eye shadow palettes, multi-use products, and anything that comes in pencil form. I’ve got an always packed makeup travel bag, so at the […]

Satin Bonnet Struggles

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I was just about to take off my makeup and prepare for bed when I saw my Twitter friend Areefuh Stanklin say this: I cackled. Areefuh is always hilarious (as many on Twitter would agree). Her next tweet continued to detail her #satinbonnetstruggles – imagine tying a satin scarf around your satin bonnet to try […]

Red Carpet Ready!

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In this random DIY-career thing I’ve got going on, I’ve been lucky enough to experience some shall we say, red carpet moments. I’ve done a few step-and-repeats, and I’ve also been lucky enough to cover the red carpet and watch celebrities do their thing. In the photo above, I’m posing with Aly Walansky and Amber […]