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Why Curlfest Was Not At All What It Was Cracked Up To Be

I was so hype for Curlfest this year. It was my first time going and I had heard nothing but positive reviews. Alas, this may have just been my first and last time going. I don’t go to any event expecting the worst. I wholeheartedly wanted to love this display of #BlackGirlMagic. I wanted to come Read More

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It’s Giveaway Time!

I know it’s (looks at watch) been a long time since I went to IMATS and I told y’all I was gonna do a giveaway with stuff I picked up afterwards, but I’m here with the goodies. So what am I gifting to you wonderful folks? I’m glad you asked. Sugar Pill Liquid Lipstick- Trinket Read More

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I Did It! My Solo Trip to Amsterdam

For my birthday I planned to do what I thought was impossible. I scheduled a solo trip to Amsterdam. There are a bunch of reasons I never thought this would happen, the biggest being my sometimes crippling anxiety and depression. But, I’ve made so many changes over the past 2 years I figured anything was Read More

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BeautyCon NYC 2016: Stimulation Overload

Saturday, Oct 1 I went to BeautyCon NYC for the first time with my friend Christina. (P.S. she is one of the founders of Women of Color in Tech, check it out!) We bought our tickets a few months prior and opted to splurge on the Hauler Package. With the Hauler Package we received early Read More

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My Trip To #BlogHer16

I probably should have started writing this recap while on the 6-hour plane ride home, but I decided to watch bad movies, relax as much as I could, and try to ignore the pain in my knees and back. Because of course, only those that can afford business class deserve to be comfortable. But I Read More

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Blavity’s EmpowerHer Conference 2016

Saturday May 21st I dragged myself out of bed at the crack of dawn, cleaned up, put together a cute makeup look, and headed to NYC for Blavity.com’ s first EmpowerHer Conference. Let me tell you. It was well worth the ticket price (even though I stumbled upon a coupon code) and the early morning Read More

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IMATS NYC 2016: The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Saturday April 9 I went to IMATS NYC for the second year. This time I bought my ticket as soon as they went on sale as to not miss out on a Saturday ticket, which happened last year. Technically there isn’t much difference between Saturday and Sunday. However, if you go Sunday there’s a higher Read More