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Last year I went to a house party for Halloween and it was way too boring, but this year I made a point to head out to DC for some dancing and costume fun. At first, I was going to go as Lady Gaga but then changed my mind and went as a Greek Goddess. […]

Hey everyone! When I made my last “Back-to-Basics” video teaching 5 braiding techniques that you can do for your hair, I had the honest intention to continue the series to include more. Well, I guess that didn’t really happen…until now. Oops. Better late than never! =P Anyways, I got quite a few comments on how […]

When I had come across this photo of Kristen Stewart, I was definitely inspired to re-create this makeup look of hers. The deep burgundy red on the eyes just call out holiday to me. This is something that you can definitely glam out for the night. I did the hair a bit differently with a […]

After watching the Grammys more than a week ago, I wanted to do Adele’s look as well as Carrie Underwood’s during their performances on stage. Both so elegant and gorgeous. I hope you enjoyed this!

This post is a bit late since this happened during restaurant week in Feb. Yes I know. I’m a slacker. Anywho, it was to be a night of fine-dining then Pasha Lounge afterwards so we girls tried to dress up a bit to make it more fun.I decided to try out my new 1/2″ curler […]

Makeup

Ever have lashes that are just too stubborn that you can’t do much with them? My lashes have gone through regular mascaras that just make them droop down and run down my face, which is why I’ve always used waterproof mascara. They have also gone through spider-looking lashes that smudge under my lower lashlines. After […]

Earlier in the summer, my sisters and my cousin all planned a trip down to New Orleans for some Creole fun. I, unfortunately, had to stay behind due to job change status and hubby’s disapproval of me going. I was pretty bummed that I couldn’t join in on the fun. But my youngest sister, L […]

It’s been awhile since I’ve uploaded a tutorial with all the traveling the past few weeks. This is the look I had to recreate from my Vegas trip bc the files I transferred to my laptop did not transfer well and I had already deleted the videos from my card to save space. Sigh, oh […]

When I had come across this photo of Kristen Stewart, I was definitely inspired to re-create this makeup look of hers. The deep burgundy red on the eyes just call out holiday to me. This is something that you can definitely glam out for the night. I did the hair a bit differently with a […]

Spring is in the air and you know what that means, wedding season is approaching – hehe. I was watching Fantastic Four 2 & just fell in love with Jessica Alba’s wedding look so I had to put something together for it. Hope you all enjoy =) Eyes: UDPPMAC Soft Ochre paintpotMAC Next to Nothing […]

Tutorials

Helloooo and happy Sunday! Ever since I saw Disney’s Beauty and the Beast last Sunday, I knew I had to recreate some of the hairstyles I saw on Belle. It took some time to order some of what I needed to recreate the looks. If you want to see which three hairstyles I recreated, keep […]

Hello all and happy hump day! So this post is very special featuring my blogger bestie in this first impression on the ghd curve classic wand creating this easy performance hairstyle that any hair-challenged friends could easily replicate. It also helped that the ghd curve made it super easy to create effortless wavy curls with […]

Happy Christmas eve everyone! It’s been awhile since I’ve done a hair tutorial, so I have four hairstyles that will sure to rock for the holidays. Bonus for those who have short to medium hair, you’ll be able to rock these hairstyles too. So without further ado, continue watching and enjoy!

Hello everyone! I’m so excited to partner up with Disney and Urban Decay to bring to you this tutorial as well as do a giveaway. I wanted to put together a look inspired by Mirana, the White Queen from the movie, Alice Through the Looking Glass showing nationwide on May 27th. If you haven’t seen […]

The one thing that I have been stocking up for the past year and even picked up two more this fall were blanket scarves. I have no shortage of them currently and have been interchanging them according to my mood. When I first started wearing them, however, they took some time to get used to […]

Product Reviews

In light of Paris fashion week, I want to talk about the Parisian beauty line call DESSANGE Paris, which launched its product line in Target stores all over U.S. The creator, Jacques Dessange opened his first salon in Paris on the Champs-Elysées and was a world-renowned creator of pro techniques like “California Blonde” plus went […]

Hello and happy Tuesday! I’m thankful to be living in the DC area where I can still hold onto summer just a little bit longer. It could be global warming, but the cold haven’t been setting in until mid-November and in some years, we had warmth up until mid-December. Although I love the summer heat […]

Happy Sunday! I’m super excited to do a first impression as well as a small giveaway for one lucky reader/viewer! Many thanks to Butter London for generously supplying me with another set of these lippy crayons that I am quickly falling in love with. You can see live swatch and application in the video and […]

Happy TGIF, everyone! This may be a bit of a TMI type of posts but hey, we’re mostly ladies here right? If there are guys reading, this topic may not be for you. Just a little history behind my journey on finding eco-friendly options for that ToM. I’ve tried the Diva cup and also the […]

Hey everyone! So a few weeks ago, I was invited to try out my first lash extensions at Elle Lash Bar located right near DC’s Eastern Market with the owner KP. I didn’t know what to expect since it was my first experience having lash extensions, but KP definitely worked her magic and made the […]