Beauty Category Archives

Kinky Strands: How Confident are you?

Over a month ago, a friend shared an article that made reference to women with natural hair having lower self-esteem than women with treated hair. Thank goodness the report was a fabrication. What else would it be? The self-esteem of all the women I know with natural hair cannot be measured especially the ones with kinky textures.  These are women that could care less whether …

Lancome ‘Le Stylo Waterproof’ Long Lasting Eyeliner

Lancome’s ‘Le Stylo Waterproof Long Lasting Eyeliner is the best liner I have used so far.  It does exactly what Lancome promises it would do. “Formulated for an intense eye look to withstand everything from tears to inclement weather.” (Lancome) Tears are known to keep your eyes lubricated and wash foreign objects and dust away.  Sounds like a good thing, right? When you produce too …

French Nouveau – The Carefree Edges French

The classic French Manicure has produced spinoffs like the french pedicure, the colored or funky/designed pedicure or manicure and the reverse french manicure. Can we add Carefree Edges French to the list of spinoffs? A typical manicure is clean and precise which means people usually expect perfectly tipped nails for French Manicures. If your polish skills are sort of shaky and “looking different” is your mantra, no worries. …

Calgon Ageless Bath Mineral Scrub and Soak

Calgon Ageless Bath Mineral Scrub and Soak is an exfoliating product developed for smoother skin.  The unique formula with exclusive Vita-Pearl technology with Pearl Powder (yes, freshwater pearls or saltwater pearls below jewelry grade), Vitamin E and collagen exfoliates dry, dead skin cells and relaxes the body as you soak. This drugstore product is superb!  Trust me!  I am not sure if it scrubs away …

The Next Eye Brightener for Summer – Turquoise Eyeshadow

Summer, my favorite season ends on August 31st. That’s good new! We still have 28 more days to try some summer trends we haven’t had a chance to wear. A makeup idea to try is the new (super easy) statement eye for summer created by makeup artist Grace Lee. A sweep of bright turquoise along the lower lash line. Very simple look that everyone who …

Less is More! It Reveals True Beauty with Infinitesimal Change.

I’m sure many of us have heard the phrase “less is more” yet many still have a tendency to ignore that notion. The notion that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. “Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.” Mark Hyman Every time I flip through the pages of my …

Natural Beauty Product – The Honest Co. ORGANIC BODY OIL

I have always been a believer of oil products. I love the smell and the glowy shine it gives you after taking a shower. I love how my skin feels after putting on a robe to lounge while I read my magazines. Thanks to Instyle magazine for I have found another body oil to indulge in. Organic Body Oil is from the The Honest Company …