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Natural Korean Beauty for Sensitive Skin from @CaolionUSA

Korean beauty is everywhere. From bb creams to Korean towels to sheet masks it’s taken the US market by storm. There are lots of brands to choose from and places to go to get your fix. I stumbled upon Caolion recently and was really impressed with the message of making products for sensitive skin.

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A New Skincare Routine from @PaulasChoice and @Prettyinmypoc #ad

This post is sponsored by Pretty in my Pocket on behalf of Paula’s Choice. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. When it comes to skincare you generally, cleanse, tone, exfoliate, treat, moisturize, and protect. Some steps are every day while others are as needed, but they all work together to hopefully give […]

What Should You Buy With Your @Sephora Gift Card?

You’ve begged. You’ve pleaded. You’ve dealt with everyone rolling their eyes, but you finally got it, a Sephora gift card. I know you heard the harps play and angels sing, but now the anxiety is setting in. You want to make this purchase count so what should you get? There are endless possibilities and perhaps […]

What Does Self-Care Look Like For You? #BuryMeMondays

When it comes to self-care it’s easy to default to beauty rituals and since this is a beauty blog it’s probably even easier.  I want to put something else into the air about this though. Beauty things kind of lift me up(surprise, surprise), but that’s not everyone. If that’s not you, have you investigated what […]

Nail Aid 3 Minute Pedi Peel Photo

Nail-Aid 3 Minute Pedi Peel

Nail-Aid’s 3-Minute Pedi Peel turned out to be something familiar and not what I expected all at the same time. Because “peel” and “no filing” were on the bottle I thought I was going to get something that would slough off dead skin, but instead I basically got a thick cream that tingled a little […]

Lush Bath Bombs Photo

Favorite Things: @lushcosmetics Bath Bombs

We all need self-care. Some need it more than others and some have to take what they can get when they can it. For me self-care has come via some precious moments in the bath with a Lush Bath Bomb.

5 Reasons Your Skincare Isn’t Working

Lack of Consistency Some products and regimens take weeks to work and the waiting game sucks. You may have to do it though. So using/doing it here or there when it says do it several times a week isn’t going to help you in the long run. On the flipside, don’t let this be a […]

Is “Silence” The Word Among Black Beauty Bloggers?

Luvvie Ajayi, digital strategist and humor blogger at Awesomely Luvvie sent out a series of tweets last night about black beauty bloggers being silent in light of recent events. The recent events I’m referring to are the shootings at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina and the series of black church burnings that have followed […]

@getjackblack Intense Therapy Lip Balm

(Note: This is a repost from November 2014)   I’m still under the weather but I just wanted to gush about this Black Tea & Blackberry Intense Therapy Lip Balm from Jack Black. It’s not cheap compared to other lip balms, but this one is worth it. One of the ways I know I’m feeling […]

You Need SPF Everyday.

You Need SPF. Everyday.

So let’s dead this. You need sunscreen everyday. EVERYDAY. Indoors, outdoors, while working in an office, at a counter, handing out flyers, whatever. Put it on. Reapply as needed and be active in preventing skin cancer and excessive aging of your skin. Now, maybe you’re wondering where this is coming from. Today, The Cut put […]