Why You Need an Essential Oil Diffuser

I remember walking into my local natural foods store earlier this year and immediately being uplifted as I inhaled the aroma of ylang ylang that permeated the air via a diffuser that was placed at the entrance of the store. Since then, I’ve always wanted one, so I was excited when artnaturals sent me their oil diffuser and 8-piece essential oil set to try. The … Continue reading Why You Need an Essential Oil Diffuser

TOP 4 TIPS FOR MANAGING YOUR BLOG SIDE-HUSTLE

When I first launched my blog in 2010, I had no goals. I just loved beauty and fashion and while working in the health care industry, I desperately needed a creative outlet to showcase my passion. I didn’t care if anyone read it, because I was doing it for me. Fast forward a few years later, I was able to land my dream job as … Continue reading TOP 4 TIPS FOR MANAGING YOUR BLOG SIDE-HUSTLE

NYC Event Spotlights Beauty Brands for Black Women

On Sunday, August 13th, I attended Project Beauty Expo, a small trade show that is dedicated to spotlighting up-and-coming indie brands that cater to black women. Instead of writing a long blog post of the cool brands that were on display, I created a video with highlights of the show. Check it out on my Instagram now  or click on the image below. Continue reading NYC Event Spotlights Beauty Brands for Black Women

NYC Hot Spot: Grace Street Cafe

If you’re the type of person who likes to Instagram everything you eat and drink, then add Grace Street Café in NYC’s Koreatown to the top of your list. The café serves Asian deserts, such as donuts and snow ice, alongside a curated selection of premium teas and specialty coffee. I recently visited the café and ordered the Rose Petal Milk Tea, which is adorned … Continue reading NYC Hot Spot: Grace Street Cafe

Plan Your Dream Wedding & Win Big

Post by Jolevette Are you on your way to the alter? Planning your honeymoon after you say “I do?” Are you still on the hunt for the perfect dress? If you answered “Yes!” the Rebecca Ingram Pintrest Contest is for you! The contest encourages brides to plan their dream wedding on Pinterest for the chance to win amazing prizes. The inner lawyer in me reviewed … Continue reading Plan Your Dream Wedding & Win Big

Add Pantone’s 2017 Color Of the Year To Your Cosmetics Bag

Pantone has released its color of the year and it’s…drumroll please…GREEN. Just in time for Christmas, which kind-of owns the hue already, the global authority on color has said “greenery” or Pantone 15-0343, is “nature’s neutral” and a “zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.” Translation: the color symbolizes new beginnings as it does for … Continue reading Add Pantone’s 2017 Color Of the Year To Your Cosmetics Bag