Nordstrom Holiday Beauty Gift Sets for Every Budget

The holiday season is in full swing with shoppers dashing to stores to find the perfect gift for loved ones.  I’ve been busy going through my list and snagging items for the special someones on my [...]

Home Made Deep Conditioner for 4B/4C Hair

As a naturalista with 4b/4c combination hair, nailing down the proper hair care routine is a must.  On wash days, I take the time to deep condition my hair after my oil treatment and shampooing.  Instead [...]

Dove Casting Call for Real Beauty Campaign

Dove has chiseled its way into the hearts of women with its real beauty campaigns.  Who can forget the compelling campaign from last season where it asked women to describe themselves and then asked others to [...]

TOMA Skin Therapies Launches in DC

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 to be [...]

{Giveaway} 1 of 2 COOLA Suncare SPF Products – $134 Value

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 light formula [...]

Shea Yeleen Shea Body Butter & Soap

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 the seeds [...]

Nivea Lip Butter Review

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 to launching [...]

Dove DermaSeries Review

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 – I go [...]

COOLA Suncare SPF That Won’t Leave You Ashy

“How do you know of your sunscreen is working?” my cousin Louise asked me a few months ago. “Well if you don’t tan or burn after playing in the sun all day long, you know it’s [...]

#ManicureMonday: Essie Haute in The Heat Summer 2014 Collection

Now that Fourth of July is behind us, it’s time to turn up the heat and get colorful for the summer.  This means hitting up your nearest nail salon and getting that gorgeous, vibrant manicure/pedicure combo.  [...]