If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all. To all the mean girls and boys who thought it was ok to talk sh*t about my body, this one's for you.

We love getting our makeup done. Though most of the time you’ll catch us bare faced most days of the week, all of us here like wearing makeup. Lately though, it seems that we’ve been noticing a trend in makeup tutorials. Nose contouring. If we had five dollars for every time we’ve run across an in-depth tutorial on YouTube we’d be rich. A little highlight and contouring here and there never hurt anyone, but when the conversation turns to “black nose jobs” or “fixing bridges” we couldn’t help but wonder if nose contouring is becoming the new gateway drug into something else that ran deeper than just wearing make up for fun. Nikia and Angel recently sat down to chat about it and here are their thoughts. READ MORE

Nights over start sporadically here and there and before you know it, you have a stash of stuff at their place. Are we right or are we right? But, there will always come that time when you didn’t plan to stay over or pack enough or what you have there doesn’t work and the next morning they are insisting on brunch! So you can go commando after your shower and throw on one of his old tee shirts and re-wear your jeans, but what’s a girl to do about the other essentials like smell good et. al? We’ve got you. Here are four of our favorite beauty products to buy for your significant other that are really for yourself when you are in a pinch (or not). READ MORE

“I was born to a very beautiful family. My father looked like a matinee idol; my mother was literally so beautiful that she would stop traffic. When I looked in the mirror, all I could think was that when I was born, God was on a lunch break. I didn’t look pretty, so I set out to be very good at what I did. I found self-esteem in other ways — I was a majorette, I sang in the choir, I played viola, I ended up being a very good student. It wouldn’t be until much later that I felt beautiful. READ MORE

You have to be able to make fun of yourself. We are constantly being judged based on our appearances and it's difficult not to take that criticism to heart. To get through the hard times, sometimes, you've just got to laugh.

We’ve done our share of fasts for a day, but it’s time to go back to where we once started and up our health and beauty game. It’s time for a daily dose of goodness each and every morning. Right about now, frozen kale, frozen banana, almond mylk, flax oil and chlorophyll never looked so good. READ MORE

It’s a perfect semi-matte red that works on all skin tones. It makes your face glow and your smile appears much brighter. You’re going to absolutely love, love, love this color if you are a red lipstick lover.

Today is the last day of Women’s History Month. Honestly, I am a woman who enjoys celebrating womanhood year round. This month I wasn’t able to fit in much “celebration” because I was extremely busy, but as the month came to a close, I decided in a very impromptu moment to go to a photo exhibit about Frida Kahlo. This was not your average exhibit where a third party put together their third party ideas about Friday Kahlo. This was an exhibit that displayed Kahlo’s personal photos, most taken by her. I saw a different side of Frida and got to experience, for just a few moments, her life and her womanhood. After taking in the exhibit, these are five things of the many things that I walked away with: READ MORE





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