My Journey To Better Brows

My Journey To Better Brows

I tend to go through makeup phases. At one point it was finding the best foundations. At another, who made the best primer. Currently, I am on the lookout for the best brow products. Whether it’s a pencil, a powder, or a pomade. I was hoping to find a cheaper alternative to the Anastasia Beverly Read More

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#MeToo: What’s Next?

I haven’t been keeping to my writing schedule lately. I wish I could say with confidence that it was simply because of my seasonal depression and trying to find my groove again. But I know that this isn’t the reason. The past few weeks started out being sprinkled with stories of sexual assault and sexual Read More

Black and Mentally Ill in the New Age of White Supremacy

Black and Mentally Ill in the New Age of White Supremacy

Something we don’t delve into often is how mental health, especially mental illness, intersects with race. I don’t mean the excuses made for violent racists who’s actual or perceived mental state is used as a scapegoat for their affinity for white supremacy. I mean how being a person of color impacts the lives of those Read More

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My Top 5 Affordable Makeup Brush Brands

Makeup gets complicated at times ……and expensive. When you are first getting into it, people tell you that high-end everything is the way to go. If it doesn’t come from Sephora or MAC it’s trash. I’m here to tell you that this is a lie. I am a makeup hoarder, yes, but only because I’ve Read More

Not Choosing Motherhood Isn't As Simple As It Seems

Not Choosing Motherhood Isn’t As Simple As It Seems

Times like today I am grateful I opted out of motherhood. I know that the first sentence sounds harsh and people may take it the wrong way. Let me get this disclaimer fully out of the way. In no way is this an attack or “shade” towards mothers. This is also not me pushing a Read More

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Review: Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Primer

As I stated in my last review post, I am a primer hoarder. So since I’m waiting to lose my summer color, before I bought any of the Fenty Beauty foundation, I still needed to satisfy the makeup hypebeast within me so I bought the Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Primer and the lip gloss.  Le sigh. My Read More

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Review: Milk Makeup Blur Stick

I am a primer hoarder. Mainly because I have oily skin and I’ll do just about anything to combat it. On that note, I think I may have found my holy grail primer for oily skin. It is the Milk Makeup Blur Stick. Don’t let the fact that it could easily be mistaken for deodorant Read More

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#TextureOnTheRunway

This will be my first blog post of an event that I was invited to as an influencer. Go me! I was invited to Texture On the Runway by Naturally Curly to kick off New York Fashion Week. Let me tell you, this more than made up for, what I felt was an underwhelming experience Read More

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A Haul Full of Dupes

I stumbled across a site called ShopHush.com after seeing it mentioned on various Youtube channels. They offer various drugstore priced brands, some well-known others not so well known. Some of the well-known brands are NYX, E.L.F., and Milani. I decided to try some brands I had never heard of but had received sparkling reviews. The 3 Read More

What Mania Is For Me

What Mania Is For Me

Mania is something that many people think they understand, but they only know what they’ve seen in media portrayals. Mania takes on various forms for different individuals. Much like not everyone experiences depression in the same way, not everyone has the same type of manic episodes. Mania isn’t all shopping sprees and rapid speech. It Read More