The Root 100 2014 List Release Reception on Martha’s Vineyard
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 21 August 2014 - 0 Comments

I was on Martha’s Vineyard this past weekend to celebrate the release of the 2014 list of The Root 100 in Edgartown.   Each year, The Root releases its The Root 100, a list of [...]

TOMA Skin Therapies Launches in DC
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 10 August 2014 - 0 Comments

With fall about a month away, it’s time to take another look at your skin care routine for the colder months ahead.  The air tends to get dryer, meaning your skin care products needs [...]

{Giveaway} 1 of 2 COOLA Suncare SPF Products – $134 Value
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 08 August 2014 - 0 Comments

Last week, I raved about how much I am loving my Coola Suncare Face Sunblock and the Coola Citrus Mimosa Sport Continuous Spray SPF 30 + Plant Protection.  The face sunblock is the perfect [...]

Dress & Dine: Summer Lobster Boil
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 06 August 2014 - 0 Comments

One of the thinly veiled secrets about me is that I love to cook.  There hasn’t been an ingredient I didn’t like or appreciate, save for those I am allergic to (avocado, nuts, chickpeas).  [...]

Glamazon Travels: Martha’s Vineyard
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 04 August 2014 - 0 Comments

It’s one of those places you hear about so often but never envision going there without having lots of money to splurge.  Martha’s Vineyard has been a must visit destination since college and I [...]

Shea Yeleen Shea Body Butter & Soap
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 04 August 2014 - 0 Comments

Shea butter is a hot ingredient nowadays. From body scrubs and hair treatments to hand creams and cleansers, this African nut has become a hot commodity in the beauty industry. Shea is extracted from [...]

Nivea Lip Butter Review
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 04 August 2014 - 0 Comments

I recently got my hands of a package skincare and beauty products that included three Nivea Lip Butter flavors.  The lip butters had been making waves in Europe for at least two years prior [...]

Make Your Very Own Lavazza Coffee Syrup for Ice Cream
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 30 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Ice cream on summer’s day is a given but instead of going for the boring toppings available everyday, why not make this dessert a bit more special with homemade toppings. One of my favorite [...]

Dove DermaSeries Review
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 29 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Eczema is a huge issue in my family, especially my little brothers, who have suffered from this skin disorder for years.  As a sufferer of dry skin – not as bad as theirs – [...]

10 Shoes Every Woman Must Own
By: Makeda Saggau-Sackey - 29 July 2014 - 0 Comments

To quote the female writer, Mimi Pond, “What do women want? Shoes.” Every woman knows just how important it is to have a shoe for every occasion. Just like tools in a man’s tool [...]