Beauty

Hair

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!

I’ve been starting to do a series of Asian Celebrity-Inspired tutorials – first one started with Devon Aoki from my last tutorial. I don’t typically follow Korean music nor Japanese although I do listen to a few select faves from each genre. Lately it seems Korean girl bands have become all the rage and 2NE1 […]

Happy Monday everyone! I’m currently still in New Orleans but I wanted to schedule this tutorial post with this flower braid updo that I’ve seen floating around Pinterest for awhile. I also enlisted a friend of mine, Angela, from ABPan Photography who is an amazing HDR photographer in the DMV area. I absolutely love her […]

It’s crazy how the summer has flewn by within a blink of an eye and already time for those students heading back to school. Well, if you need simple and easy hairstyles for those early mornings to class, here are six that you can choose from. These hairstyles are also great for everyday work as […]

So I did a video for one of my updo I did during my honeymoon cruise. It seemed it turned out much better the first time then in the video. =P One step I forgot was to curl the ends of the ponytail some more with a curling iron before pinning it up.Here’s a pic […]

Makeup

I’ve always been intrigued with beauty especially old Hollywood glam looks and Marilyn Monroe fits that profile to a T. The look speaks simplicity but yet elegant with a touch of timeless beauty and grace. It’s a true shame that her life was taken prematurely but her image lives forever. The music I chose for […]

Ever have problems with UDPP drying out when depotting? I’ve had my tube for the longest time, because I was afraid to depot it and have the primer dry out on me. One of my subscribers brought to my attention that EnKore had a tip on this who got it from Brittany (ClumpsofMascara). Sharing is […]

Hey everyone! Sooo, I don’t know if you know this, but I am a little bit obsessed with Frozen. Just a tad. Anyways, I’ve been wanting to do a tutorial on Elsa’s makeup and hair look during her coronation and also her “Let It Go” scene but finally was able to find some time to […]

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 […]

Hey everyone! I know this is late in the month, but I wanted to let you know of a campaign headed up by Radiant Cosmetics to Kiss Slavery Goodbye and help end human trafficking. As you all know, I love a good cause and when I heard of this, it was a no-brainer. If you […]

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 […]