DE SLICK! Best Mattifying Primers

As summer is right around the corner, I’ve had a clear out of my makeup drawer and have since put away all the hydrating products and replaced them with mattifying ones. Post clear out, I went on a mission to find the best mattifying primer and I’m glad to report that I have found the…

The Ordinary- Review Update

Ir’s been over three months since I reviewed a wide selection of items from The Ordinary. I’ve since fallen out of love with some of products and more deeply in love with others. Check out below which made the cut and which you shouldn’t add to cart.

Top 5 Summer Foundations

With the arrival of summer comes all the shine. As a combination oily gal, I have spent a lot of $$$ looking for the one foundation that will stand the test of the New York humidity! Find your new fave below!

BeautyCon NYC 2017!

It honestly was very different to what I was expecting and I enjoyed every minute of it! I got to see and even meet some of my favorite beauty vloggers and even got to breathe the same air as Gabrielle Union for a few hours! Makeup By Mario class, without the price tag!  This was…

The Ordinary-initial review

I’m sure by now you must’ve heard of The Ordinary brand. For those of you who haven’t, let me introduce you to the very famous skincare brand that’s been blowing up on Instagram over these past couple of months. The Ordinary is under the Deciem umbrella of brands and is meant to be a solution…

Glossier Review

One of the best things about living in New York is the fact that everything seems to happen here. Be it free last minute concerts (a la Alicia Keys) or pop up shops (a la Kylie pop up).  I therefore try and take advantage of all the beauty happenings that come up in the city…

Skincare Staples: Winter Edition

As someone with an uneven skin tone, having a solid skincare regimen has become a requirement. It started with the Clinique 3 step system in high school, and has since progressed to include a multitude of skincare devices and acids. Morning staples: Winter Edition Cleanser: Cetaphil cleanser/Pixi glow mud cleanser Toner: Lancome tonique benefiance exfoliating…

A moment for glycolic acid

In my skincare regimen, the most common ingredient you’ll find is glycolic acid. This stems from my obsession with having an even skin tone. I don’t have any major qualms with my face/skin in respect to texture, puffiness, redness (ha! 😂), but the one issue that keeps resurfacing is unevenness. Conquering this will I believe…

New Year Musings- 2017

As I sit here, on my couch, the first evening of 2017 at an end, I’m thinking of ways in which I can improve during this new year. I have a plethora of things I want to work on this new year and I’m hoping putting them on a list and making said list public…

Summer Skincare-Dark skin

Being dark skin, or ebony black as I call myself, I always felt that my skin required special attention in regards  to skin care. I have since gotten rid of this notion after many google searches and many hundreds of dollars spent on skin care products. The truth is there is no need for black…

Lipstick

I’ve always had a love affair with lipstick. This affair has however dramatically changed ever since I moved to Brooklyn. It all started at the Mac counter when I went in to make use of my employee discount for the first time. I had already picked up everything that was on my list (fix plus, blot…