Somewhere between this photo shoot and all the others, we'd forgotten about this one until one day we were reminded that we have these amazing photos. But there is a problem, we have not idea what’s on Nikia’s lips. Her eyes, yes. That’s a liquid liner, but her lips. Ummm…
As if not ranking highly among one's followers weren’t bad enough, sometimes an aimlessly posted photo could totally upend one’s real life sense of self.
A “professional” blue. That was the challenge. Blue natural hair can be beautiful, but it’s not for the faint at heart and for those of us who walk the line of adventurous on the weekend and corporate during the week, it can be tricky to pull of. Many of us split our hair personalities during the week and can only do the fun stuff we want on the weekend (or on Tuesday when the club is going up…but we digress). We wanted to find a solution to that problem for the beautiful kinky curls Frankie rocks so effortlessly and we think we did just that with this deep aqua marine blue. [Read more…]
When you actually need a really good blush from the drugstore, it can be harder to find than you’d imagine. There are a plethora of lipstick and foundation options for all skin tones and types to choose from, but a really good blush that’s worth the purchase? We’ll that’s a bit more of a challenge. Here’s what looks great on all skin tones and types and makes us go back for repeat purchases: [Read more…]
Outside of going to a dermatologist, you have a few home remedy options available to you. You can use any of the methods below on bags under your eyes but we've noted our suggestions for which remedy seem to work the fastest for each scenario.
If you're brave enough to lighten a.ka. bleach your hair at home, here are 10 tips for getting it right from a certified hair stylist so that you don't end up bald or with broken off and damaged hair.
All you have to do is wash too soon and too often and become besties with the sun among a few other things to ruin your hair color and there is no bottle of product that can undo the damage once it's done. To help you avoid throwing away your money, here are some easy tips for how to make your hair color last longer and keep your color vibrant.
When it comes to preserving your hair color, there are a few really good, affordable brands to go above and beyond just moisturizing your hair and help to make your hair vibrant. Because if it ain't bright, it ain't right. We're #JustSaying
Being able to connect with Whitney was much more enjoyable than I’d even imagined. I was looking forward to delving a little deeper into her life as a mother, wife and business woman and as I anticipated, during our conversation, her spirit unfolded over the hours revealing a woman who is authentically sincere and kind. I meet lots of amazing women, who in their own right inspire me as well, but the wisdom, humor, humility and unabashed candor and poise that she embodies all at once delivered a refreshing melange. I agree that Whitney is the same person as “Naptural” is online as she liked to point out, but there is something more there, possibly something even she does not see. I think it was those moments of being able to feel her ‘it’ that made me proud to spend time and share space with a woman who also feverishly seeks out seeing the ‘it’ in other women too. [Read more…]