The best ways to use natural lighting in selfies

Everyone has someone in their family who is a faux photographer who has gone out and spent a little bit of their savings to grab the latest and greatest in photography equipment. Well folks, that’s me! So much so that my friends have officially dubbed me the “Instagram selfie queen.” I have been in love with photographs since… forever! I…
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Tech Yeah: BeautyU By COVERGIRL, The Makeup App That Knows The Real U

How many of you beauties purchase cosmetics from the drugstores? I will be the first to say that I do, and I know that many of you do too. Yeah, I order online and shop at Sephora, Ulta and at the beauty counters but some of my favorite goodies come from the drugstore. As much as I love getting cosmetics…
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How To Pack Your Travel Makeup Bag, The Right Way!

My recent trip to the Caribbean with Princess Cruises has me feening hard for Summer. But lucky for you (mainly me, LOL), summer is right around the corner, we hope. I know some of you are going to be traveling to some amazing new places this year (shout out to those travel deals). I wanted to share with you what’s in…
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Why You Should Send Your Friends Care Packages

While this post is sponsored by o.b.® tampons via Socialstars, you beauties know that all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that make my blog possible! #OBelievers Ladies how many times do we get excited when our friends and family buys us a gift just because? You know that gift your boyfriend gets you on a random Wednesday. Or that gift…
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You Should Know: Brandice Henderson Daniel [VIDEO]

I first met Brandice Henderson Daniel (congrats on the nuptials) when I worked at Hello Beautiful. I was invited to cover Harlem’s Fashion Row at the Apollo Theatre. I hiked it all the way from Brooklyn to Harlem and back to experience the start of something grand! 
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Can you really “Quit Your Day Job”? Here’s the real answer!

Actually YES! I’ve done it myself…twice! While being an entrepreneur is the scariest nerve-wrecking thing you will ever do, it’s also the most liberating experience you will ever have. As I was watching the premiere of Oxygen’s new series, “Quit Your Day Job” I couldn’t help but to reflect on my own entrepreneurial journey (catch up by reading this post). It’s…
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31 Badass Women Who Have Changed The World

As women, we exude power! We don’t need men (although who’s gonna change those lightbulbs), the media or this society to validate us. However, one thing we do require is representation and recognition. We’ve made huge strides in the fields of politics, science, art, and entertainment. But one thing we want to emphasize is that the only reason we are at this point…
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New York International Auto Show, Spotlight On Toyota + Ticket Giveaway #GNONYIAS16 #GNONYIASToyota

The New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) is coming to New York City March 25- April 3, 2016 and I’m a little excited. Deep down inside, under my trillions of makeup palettes and red lipsticks, I’m a bit of a car fanatic. And by fanatic I mean if I were a millionaire I’d collect cars that would sit in my driveway…
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That One Time I Went Skydiving… [VIDEO]

GIRL! Lawrd Jesus be one of those fences that hold you close to someone else who goes to church more often than you! This happened. I am very proud because this was on my bucket list. Actually, I wanted to full on jump out of a plane. Like a plane in the sky close to Heaven where my mother resides. In theory,…
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