Dupes & Alternatives for Fenty Beauty Body Lava

Honestly I can say I don’t know any beauty-lover that isn’t a Fenty Beauty fan. So it’s no surprise we all went gaga over Rihanna’s sneak peek of the Fenty Beauty Body Lava on Instastories and Snapchat last week. Set to launch on April 6 (you can get it here now!), this is going to be everyone’s new way to…
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How To Keep Skin Moisturized in Between Seasons

This season with it’s on again-off again warm weather has wreaked havoc on my skin! The combination of my face looking sallow and being dried out has been a nightmare. Add on a layer of New York City apartment heat and it’s a recipe for disaster. Two weeks ago I hit peak-weird skin, and as I started to panic I…
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Spring Beauty Edit: Pinks & Purples

Spring is finally here, and so is the resurgence of color in both my wardrobe and makeup drawers. I’m usually a gold/neutral tone lady, so it’s fun to experiment with color for a new season. When I received the Electric Pastels palette from the NYX Mochi collection, I stared at it in pure confusion. There was no way I was going to make…
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How to Decompress When You’re Too Busy for Self-Care

“Self-care” is the wave. Since 2016, we’ve been consumed with relaxation and supercharges. But what do you do when you don’t have the time? I’m such a busy bee, but I try to be intentional about the time I etch out to become one with myself. Some of my tips are below. 1. PUT IT ON YOUR CALENDAR. It may…
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How to Dry Natural Hair Quickly

It’s New York Fashion Week and madness ensues. It’s a week-long mad dash to opposite ends of the earth with little to no breaks in between. Though my hair is short, I’m still trying to figure out how to dry natural hair quickly. Luckily I was sent this Aquis hair turban about a week ago and I threw it in…
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