Wednesday , 22 November 2017

3 Beauty Products That Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Raising awareness on breast cancer is on the top of my agenda this month. This disease affects so many women every year and you never know when it may affect you or your loved ones. In support of the research, charities and foundations some beauty brands and products are donating a percentage of their profits to support the cause. What ...

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Eye Makeup Tips For Contact Lens Wearers

As a fellow contact wearer, I understand the concern to find the proper makeup that won’t irritate your eyes. It’s been a trial and error situation for me but I’ve learned some key tips to help with discomfort. Always, ALWAYS, apply your contacts with clean hands. As soon as I get out of the shower I pop those babies in ...

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How to Diffuse Curly Hair

Achieving the perfect curl isn’t always as simple as wash and go. There are curly hair techniques, products and tools that can take your curls from average to wow in a matter of minutes. A must have necessity in any curly girls routine is a hair diffuser.  A hair diffuser is typically a circular attachment that is added to a ...

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4 Perfect Brow Enhancing Products

They say that eyebrows are the frame to the face and perfecting them can instantly perk up your everyday look. However, which eyebrow product will work best for you?  From powders to pencils and gels and mousses, the right application and technique can take your look from natural to glamorous. #1 Brow Powders: Brow powder is essentially a shadow that ...

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BB Creams vs. CC Creams

One of the hottest and most innovative beauty trends in today’s world include BB and CC creams. But, what are they? What do they do? How do you use them? What is the difference between the two? These might be some of the questions you might have before making that purchase. Below is a quick explanation of the difference between ...

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Melting Pot Beauty Diahnna Nicole Baxter

It’s not every day that I get to interview Emmy award winning talent. The opportunity arose with Ms. Diahnna Nicole Baxter; an actress, a producer, a writer and  beautiful soul. As a women of color, she’s accomplished so much that it was impossible for me not to  interview her as June’s Melting Pot Beauty of the month. Although born in ...

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Loreal EverCurl Sculpt & Hold Cream-Gel

Curiosity struck when Loreal introduced their new EverCurl product line. The EverCurl Cleansing Conditioner worked amazing in my  curls and defined them perfectly. Their styling products were next on my list and I decided to test the EverCurl Sculpt & Hold Cream-Gel out to see if it worked as promised. For starters, the price was right. At $8.99 it’s affordable ...

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Sun Protection for Darker Skin Tones

Summer is right around the corner and if I haven’t praised it enough, even mixed chicks need sunscreen. However, the perfect sun protection can be difficult if your skin is on the tanner/darker side. Sometimes the sunscreen appears too white and chalky for darker skin tones which is never a good look. After reviewing a few sunscreens, I thought I’d ...

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Coachella Beauty Checklist

Last weekend’s Coachella Festival in Indio, California brought in a massive group of music loving fans. Bohemian style oozed throughout the festival. For this weekend, you are bound to need certain beauty essentials to get you through the sweltering heat and occasional dust storms. With this being my third year in attendance, I thought I’d share a checklist of my ...

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The Perfect Cat Eye

Want a cat-eye that looks like a pro? Well, achieving the perfect cat-eye is a skill that takes time and practice. There are a few tips that can make the learning experience a whole lot easier and faster for a beginner. Why not fake it like a pro with these options? 1. Play connect the dots: Don’t we all just ...

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