The Great Coconut Comparison – Naked Vs. The Real Thing

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There are many beverages I know nothing about. Don’t ask me to discuss the finer points of coffee or the subtle flavors of wine. I do know a thing or two about tea. And I know a whole lot about coconut water, based entirely on my life experience of being a Trini.     I […]

A Little Patience. Chescaleigh on Natural Hair Issues, Critics and More

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One of the most frequently asked questions, frequently addressed topics, and hot button issues in the natural hair community, is the issue of hair growth. It’s the fuel for blog posts and epic message board threads, and sparks flurries of product purchases for special hair challenges. It’s something I get asked about ALL the time, […]

Curl Couture! Fashion’s Night Out FUN with Beautiful Textures

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Fashion’s Night Out can be too much and too crazy – especially in New York. But it’s still one of my favorite parts of fashion week. I love that it’s made fashion an EVENT. I love that it’s made fashion a democracy. Now it’s up to you how to celebrate – if you’re into makeup, […]

Spring Nail Trends and Mastering The Ombre Nail

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Greetings, bellas! It’s the first day of SPRING! How appropriate that today’s post is all about SPRING beauty trends! Let’s talk about nail polishes I’ve reviewed, and a technique I’ve finally mastered. It took me a minute but I think I’ve finally got ombre nails down pat. The trend has been around for a while, […]

Natural Hair Products–Who Got Next?

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The natural hair market has come a LONG way and it’s growing every day! Remember when you could only buy certain products online, or special ingredients at some hard to find natural health store? Not anymore! Now you can roll up to Target, CVS, Walgreens, or Whole Foods and find products in the aisles that […]

Lady Gaga Viva Glam 2 – How Do You Rock It?

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I love MAC cosmetics and I especially love their Viva Glam initiative. By pairing up daring and outspoken celebrities with the brand’s initiative of raising awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS, MAC has created a campaign that never fails to inform, inspire and excite. Lady Gaga is THE perfect celebrity to be the face of Viva […]

MAC + Mickey Contractor = WIN

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I can barely keep up with MAC’s collections. Already this year they’ve come out with how many? Four? Five? Dang! I gotta check Temptalia to try to keep track! I don’t even try to review every collection that comes down the pike. But if I see something truly remarkable that bellas all shades of beautiful […]