Take This and Be Happy
Mar03

Take This and Be Happy

“A state of uneasiness and apprehension, as about future uncertainties. A state of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a realistic or fantasized threatening event or situation, often impairing physical and psychological functioning.” I’ve noticed that everytime I make a big change in my life I deal with lots of anxiety. I don’t think it will ever go away as long as I continue...

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Winter Skin Care Tips!
Oct29

Winter Skin Care Tips!

Treating skin in cold climates.. Whether you live in the Midwest, the North, or some southern climates, winter weather, even when it’s mild, brings a noticeable change to your skin. It’s not the winter temperatures that cause your skin to feel dry and chapped; it’s the lack of available moisture in winter air that really makes your skin scream for hydration. And while you may be very dedicated to applying moisturizing creams and...

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Green Smoothie Love
Aug19

Green Smoothie Love

I’ve been rocking with smoothies for a few months now, when I purchased my NutriBullet I became a little obsessed with making smoothies.While cruising Pinterest for recipes I discovered “Simple Green Smoothies”.This site pretty much is a crash course for making the healthiest smoothies ever and home of the “Green Smoothie Challenge”. I was instantly drawn in by the simplicity of the site and i’m a...

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Eye Catching Bold lips for Spring / Summer 2013
Apr28

Eye Catching Bold lips for Spring / Summer 2013

Looking to channel your inner bombshell this spring? Well beautiful, glowing skin, and a BOLD  lip are a stand-out trend for Spring/Summer 2013. Whether you like pastels, matte,  neons, or something a little more classic, there’s a perfect lipstick shade for you. A pop of color and a neutral eye makes the face look youthful, fashion-forward, and fun! It’s an eye-catching look and its perfect for this season. Here are the steps...

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Lemon Olive Oil Face Scrub
Apr04

Lemon Olive Oil Face Scrub

Lemon Olive Oil Face Scrub! Spring time is here and it’s the perfect time to prep your skin for summer. Try this Lemon-Olive Oil faces scrub instead of paying for facials at a spa or buying  the typical green mask in the beauty aisle.  Making your own face mask using a few ingredients found in your pantry can be an affordable alternative to expensive treatments and products. This homemade lemon olive oil mask recipe will only...

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MAC Cosmetics joins forces with Rihanna
Mar04

MAC Cosmetics joins forces with Rihanna

LONDON — For Rihanna, life couldn’t be better. Sure, there’s the ongoing media fascination over her relationship with Chris Brown, but that’s counterbalanced by her Grammy-winning singing career, her new fashion collection with British retailer River Island and, now, a new, groundbreaking deal with MAC Cosmetics. The only downside is all the media attention… For the rest of this story go to:...

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6 Kisses From Melanesia Celebrity Makeup Artist Spotlight
Mar29

6 Kisses From Melanesia Celebrity Makeup Artist Spotlight

First thing that strikes me about Melanesia is her visual self-expression through her many hair styles and colors.  This lets me know a few things about the personality, of not just a creative makeup artist, but Melanesia the person, the free spirit with creative talents. Melanesia is an Atlanta Based celebrity makeup artist who’s making her mark on the industry. Her visual resume includes ” making the faces” of such...

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5 Benefits of Exfoliating your Skin
Jan24

5 Benefits of Exfoliating your Skin

Exfoliating is the best way to keep your skin soft… and looking young so here are 5 quick benefits…But first what is exfoliating ? “Exfoliation is the removal of dead skin cells that collect on the outer surface of the skin. Dead skin cells are buffed off with an abrasive  substance, example a body scrub in which they use salt sugar or coffee grounds.” Skin brushing, exfoliating cloths and gloves are also used...

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Love The Skin Your in
Jun21

Love The Skin Your in

Here are Five natural oils that will help pamper your skin 1.. Coconut oil (virgin organic) is said to be excellent for dry skin but most important is its healing abilities due to being antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal . Coconut oil also helps to treat many skin problems such as eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis. 2. Grapeseed oil is great for helping to slow down the process of aging as it contains polyphenols, which are...

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Transforming Vicki Valencourt
May18

Transforming Vicki Valencourt

I’m really excited about this new editorial that we’ve been stewing on for a while called “The Glamorous Rebel”.  I caught a flight to Chicago where I met up with Makeup artist Tinaya Weems and model Vicki Valencourt to plan, execute and shoot it. Somewhere along the way we got to talking about Spring Glam and fashion and whats going to be hot this year… so they’re going to help show you a few tips...

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