"I grew up wanting to be able to twist my hair and to wear my hair like my mom did and my aunts did because I wanted to be like them, I didn't wanna be different. [Just that term 'good hair'] is crazy. "

As we enter into a new fall season, I can’t help but to think about my childhood memories in Kansas as the leaves started to fall to the ground. Jumping in and out of the piles of leaves that we had to rake made cleaning the front yard that much more fun. This beautiful penny, copper eyeshadow look was inspired by the rainbow of colors that the leaves give around this time of year. READ MORE

Natural oils are great for your hair and skin but not all of them are created equal. First, to understand these terms, you need to understand how natural fruit oils are made.

“Lip Service” is our new makeup feature where we highlight a lipstick, gloss or any other variation of lip color that looks damn good on. No makeup, no distractions. Just us in moisturizer, lipstick and unforgiving (beauty truth serum) flash photography. This is the true test of how pretty lip paint can enhance our beauty. READ MORE

"There was no equivalent expression for I love you in Yoruba. If you love someone, you show them," her father liked to say. How love is expressed through various relationships but particularly through family and how it spans continents springs from the pages of this beautiful novel.
This conditioner is mixture of a blend of antioxidant rich acai (ah-sigh-EE) berry extract, aloe vera juice and hydrolyzed keratin (the good keratin) which gives you smooth strands. A keratin treatment without the "keratin treatment." We can dig it.
While you allow your daily intake of a handful of almonds to assist you with internal work, allow almond oil to help you with the external. Almond oil’s versatility make it a beauty arsenal bare necessity.

it would be refreshing to see more contrast in beauty. less perfection and more real. more of what people really want to do with their natural born canvases but dare not to in order to keep in line with “the beauty rules.” there are books full of rules written by well meaning people that strike down the idea of contrasts that are perceived to be too strong. juxtapositions can be beautiful. in their so-called harshness is where the contrast plays with the eyes and makes you notice something that you may have never before. like a woman’s beautiful full lips. READ MORE





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