Max Factor Must Haves

One of my beauty blog besties, Julia of All About The Pretty recently featured a blog post that made me squeal with delight. It was a behind the scenes interview with renowned makeup artist Pat McGrath, revealing this season’s hottest trends and drugstore essentials for bellas on a budget. Now any bella who has been […]

That’s a Lot Of Look

I’m not sure what rock I’ve been under that allowed me to somehow miss the rare beauty that is Chantal Biya, First Lady of Cameroon. But please believe me, following her recent appearance at the Leadership for Health Summit in Los Angeles, I’m sitting up and taking notice now. Wow. All I can do is […]

Patrice meets Patrece!

As I type this, bellas I’m in a moving car in the front seat, laptop on my lap, North Carolina zooming past me outside. But I’m bearing glad tidings of fabulous makeup tips, thanks to the gorgeous and wonderful Patrece Williams! We met and clicked right away at the Macy’s Women of Color event, and […]

Makeup Tips from Damone Roberts!

I’m making a prediction right here and now. Sometime in the not-too-distant future, Damone Roberts’ phone is gonna ring. And on the other end, will be someone making an appointment for the First Lady. Damone Roberts is known as the Eyebrow King. He believes that every face deserves the perfect frame, and makeup starts with […]

Oscar’s Bellas

Did you watch the Academy Awards this weekend? I live tweeted the whole thing, but still I want to shine a light on the beautiful bellas walking the red carpet. This was quite a year for black actresses at the Oscars! First of all, Taraji P. Henson absolutely took my breath away in her Roberto […]

5 Biggest Fashion Week Makeup Trends

I couldn’t make it to this month’s New York Fashion Week, and reading the resports and reviewers from my beauty blog friends did make me turn an unflattering shade of green, I must admit. Turns out my jealousy might just have matched one of the hot beauty trends my blog sisters spotted at the tents […]

Look Like a Million Bucks, Spend Less than $50

Being a frugalista is the new hotness (right Natalie?), but sometimes in my efforts to save money, I find myself feeling a little declasse. That kind of thing happens when you’re rummaging through a bin of shoes at Miami’s Mall of the Americas. You know you’ve found some bargain basement shopping if a grow house […]