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Korean Beauty Dominates at Beautycon Los Angeles

  Last weekend I attended my first Beautycon event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. It was a zoo. Thousands of people came from all over the...
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The Scent of a Woman: How Perfume Inspires Attract...

Humans are animals–highly evolved and self-aware mammals, and just like a chimp, dog or bovine, scents give a lot of information and signals to ...
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Get on the ‘Glow’ this Summer with thi...

Skin care technology has really jumped leaps and bounds within the last decade. I remember when there was no such thing as “wrinkle cream,”...
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BB&W Beauty Finds for Gorgeous Skin Inside an...

Mineral Fusion probably didn’t count on this, but their line of bronzing lotions, scrubs, and shimmer oils will make brown girls like us look li...
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Two Black-Woman Owned Products I Discovered at the...

I LOVE being in the know about beauty products you don’t always get to see and experience because of silly reasons like limited shelf space at S...
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SMASHBOX Is a SMASH

I have been on a nomadic search for the perfect purple lipstick that doesn’t make me look ridiculous. My search is over, and hellooooo SMASH BOX...
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Veil Cosmetics…Foundation Feels Like Second ...

I’m always open to discovering light, paraben-free foundations that give good coverage and keep my shiny nose at bay. That’s why I was exc...
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It’s Natural, It’s Black Owned, and I ...

I’m a seriously naturalista as most of you know, and I’m not shy about sharing my favorites with all of you. While the natural cosmetics i...
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My New Skin Care Discovery Whilst Being Price Goug...

A couple weeks ago I visited the spa at Montage, a five-star property in Laguna Hills, California. Sometimes I like to visit the boutique where they s...
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Will Fenty Beauty Make Me Reconsider ‘Green ...

You basically need to be hiding under a rock to not have heard about Rhianna’s new cosmetics line, Fenty Beauty. My Facebook timeline is full of...
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Taspen’s: Ugly Packaging, Amazing Product

After the Swirl Around the World, Toronto tour ended and I flew back home, I had a layover in Denver. It wasn’t long enough to leave the airport...
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Marshall’s Discount and Clearance Haul…...

I’m always on the lookout for new green cosmetics finds at a good price. Marshall’s is my go-to point of entry to quality products I can d...
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Get that Glow with Tarte Clay Stick Foundation!

It may look easy, but prepping for videos takes a ton of time. My sisters expect my makeup to be on point, but I’m just not into that #MAClife a...
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What I Won’t Leave the Country Without…...

I’m packing, and no lie, my toiletries are going to be what puts me over the weight threshold. But I will not, ABSOLUTELY NOT, leave my┬átarteis...
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