Posts Tagged ‘Beauty’

Homemade Beauty

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Beauty regimes are quite a personal affair and if you’re lucky some of your beauty routines have been passed down from a generation of mothers, sisters or aunties. I can remember sitting in my grandmothers kitchen with some mysterious “conditioner ” mix that included mayonnaise when I was a child. Needles to say I had […]

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#WCW Aja Naomi King

I have been crushing on Aja Naomi King from the moment I saw her on the Shonda Rhimes hit How To Get Away With Murder. Here’s how to re-create Kings’ Post-Oscars Vanity Fair look from celebrity stylist Larry Sims: Apply Smooth N’ Shine Instant Hair Polisher throughout the hair Using a 3/4 inch iron curl […]

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Style Item of the Week- Avon Attraction

    The holiday shopping season is in full swing and if you are anything like me you inevitably find yourself doing a bit of shopping for yourself while you’re trying to figure out the ideal gift for your loved ones. I for one fancy myself a perfumista so perfume in any form is a […]

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Eleventh Hour Christmas Gifts

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As the wee hours of Christmas Eve close in on you, your window to Christmas shop in the “big box” stores has sadly come to a close. If you are a holiday procrastinator the drug store may be your only option for purchasing gifts. Sure there’s always gift cards which manage to brighten up a […]

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AJ Crimson Debuts Dual Skin Cream Foundation During New York Fashion Week

AJ Crimson served as the makeup sponsor to several shows this season and I was able to get a sneak peek of his new dual foundation which debuted during fashion week. The foundation is buildable and offers sheer to full coverage. Crimson indicted that he created the colors for the dual foundation from dark to […]

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NYFW-Backstage At Victor dE Souza with Mizani

Master Mizani Stylist Ceaser Ramirez was tapped to create looks for the Victor dE Souza Spring 2015 Collection and the textured hair was very reminiscent of 80s disco chic. The arctic- icy blonde tresses were the perfect exclamation to accentuate the beautifully cut satins and silks in the collection. “I wanted to design a dimensional […]

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“Gone Natural”?

First of all, I have not  “gone natural”  I simply took my weave out one day and discovered that  trimming my ends regularly between weaves and wearing my hair braided under my Spanish wavy tresses, my hair was more “natural” then relaxed.  I make this important distinction right off the bat because my hair is […]

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CEW Names Best Beauty Products on the Market

  The 18th Annual CEW (Cosmetics Executive Awards) took place on yesterday and the best and brightest from 29 categories including hair, skin care, cosmetics and nail care were named. With the wide range of beauty products available to women, the CEW awards signifies a stamp of approval from a panel of trusted advisors so […]

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The Make Up Show- Press Preview Recap

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This weekend, I had the distinct pleasure of attending The Make Up Show press preview. This is a must- attend event for emerging make-up artists or even someone who has been in the business for awhile, as the show is designed to help artist develop their craft and truly get a foothold in the industry.  […]

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