Sun Protection For All Ages and All Shades of Beautiful

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  When I grew up in Trinidad, I don’t know how I was able to handle it. I lived in the Caribbean from birth until age 18, and I didn’t wear sunscreen on a daily basis. I don’t even remember really wearing sunglasses to protect my eyes until later in life. I don’t remember ever […]

Make Your Skincare Work For You With These 5 Amazing Oils

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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 […]

New Skincare to Put on Your Radar

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  I always find it very difficult to write about light fluffy things following a national event, like what Boston experienced this week. My mind and heart are truly with the victims of the marathon bombing. But I realize that sometimes you need an escape from things that are too heavy so I hope that […]

Rumble With The Bee – Interview With The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee

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  This post has nothing to do with Lil Kim. And everything to do with coming face to face with your TV faves. I’m a big fan of The Daily Show, so when my friends at Dove told me the April Truth Day they wanted me to come to NYC for was being hosted by […]

Inside Dove’s April Truth Day. Discover The Real Deal With Cleansers

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  Dove is one of my favorite beauty brands for many reasons. They’re a legacy brand known for consistently great quality skincare, and advertising I can totally get behind. Their whole brand aesthetic is about healthy beauty on your own terms, which is what I’m about! So when Dove invited me to NYC, to experience […]

My Skincare Solution — Jolie MD

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I have had ups and downs with my skin. But recently, it’s been all ups. Totally delightful ups. For example, I strolled into my apartment building the other day, and a normally unobservant security guard looks at me and says, “you’ve got such beautiful skin.” That was a total first. And I have one product […]

Summertime Skin -Queen Helene Mint Julep Mask

I don’t know about you, but in the summertime my skin goes ka-razy. I find myself almost constantly plagued by acne and excess oil. Lucky me – being a beauty blogger I have the privilege of reviewing quite the variety of skin care products, some of which are insanely pricey. I’ll do a review on […]