The best lip balms for my girls with a lot of real estate 😜

So I have big lips…they’ve been with me my entire life. They were big back in Africa where majority have bigger lips, so you can imagine how big they are here in the N Americas. 😜 Not only are they big, they’re plumpy too, exhibit A: My main point is that I have needed a…

Glossier fans rejoice! Beyoncé’s Grammy’s eye shadows have dropped

  Remember that time at the Grammy’s when her majesty, the queen Beyoncé, wore an full face of Glossier and we all almost lost it because said face featured eyeshadows we couldn’t get our hands on? Yeah, ringing a bell? Welll time to rejoice because said shadows have officially dropped!   The product  is called…

What I do to get ready for the week

Sunday blues are a real thing. Thinking of how amazing yet fast the weekend was and how long you are away from yet another Friday always makes my Sundays feel a lil blah. That’s why I came up with a routine on how to get rid of the grey mood I find myself in every…

Top 5: February

Hermès: Eau de Rhubarbe Écarlate This has been my winter fragrance and I’ve loved dousing myself in especially thsi February. It’s fresh yet fruity, soft yet commanding, and sensual yet not too overpowering. Plus the bottle and packaging are very adorable. $130 for 100ml Bare minerals bare pro foundation in Truffle  I’ve been UBER lazy…

Favorite red lipsticks: dark skin

As a beauty junkie that bought her first bullet of Ruby Woo at age 17, finding the perfect red lipstick is a topic I feel extremely passionate about. I have tried so many of the red lipsticks out there that I could fill a cube with the amount of red lipsticks I own. I however…

Getting back to basics

Over the past couple of months, I’ve neglected my skincare routine. I know, shameful. Y’all are free to drag me. It wasn’t something that happened suddenly but slowly over the winter months. I wasn’t wearing much makeup or going out much so I kept convincing my self that going to bed without washing my face…

Worth the hype? Glossier’s NEW solution

Now I’m here for brands snatching my edges every once in a while, and a brand that I will let take my wig along with my edges, is none other than Glossier. The brand once again proved they know their customer base and its needs when they dropped a brand new product called SOLUTION, with nary…

The Ordinary: top picks

The ordinary recently opened a location in Soho and while browsing in their Uber cool space, I made a list of what to try if you’re new to the infamous brand. 1) Glycolic acid toner This is my HG toner. I’ve been on a mission to find the best toner and I’ve found it in…

Byrdie Beauty Lab

So today was kind of a great day. Not only did I get to meet two women who I deeply admire within the beauty industry, I also got so many great luxury deluxe beauty samples! So Byrdie.com, the online destination for all beauty trends and news, has a collaboration with Nordstrom in the form of…

Top 5: Eyeliners

  5. NYX slide on eye liner This is a great eyeliner if you’re in between paychecks and can’t justify that $57 Tom Ford eyeliner (yikes!). It’s really smooth and easy to apply, and at $8 can’t be beat! It really reminds me of the Urban 24/7 and just feels a little bit less “glide-ey”…

Attn Glossier Fans: New Fragrance Launch

Like any beauty brand mogul, Emily Weiss, is letting everyone know that she didn’t come to play. Please meet her fresh new ‘cool girl’ fragrance that just dropped this morning; Glossier you   The $60 fragrance is being described as “the ultimate personal fragrance”  and features a Creamy, sparkling, clean, warm scent that “smells like you”…intriguing…