SW Basics Makes Beauty Products Using Only 5 Ingredients

Months ago I attended a trade show and received products from SW Basics when I stopped by their booth to learn more. The products are certified organic, cruelty free and fair trade or sourced from family farms. They’re also only made with 5 ingredients or less. The all-natural, sustainable skin care line is based in…

ORLY Debuts Nail Polish For Muslim Women

Nail polish brand, ORLY, has teamed up with MuslimGirl.com, a lifestyle website for Muslim women, to on a collection of nail polishes. The collection, #HalalPaint, features six colors that are made from 100 percent halal ingredients. Muslims perform a washing ritual called wudhu before prayers, which includes washing hands and arms, up to the elbow….

Do You Put Makeup on in Public?

A few years ago, I wrote this article about applying your makeup on the train. It’s still one of my favorites…go read it now! I am guilty of “fixing my face” when rushing somewhere, but, I only do small touch ups. You would never see me contouring in a subway car. So, when I saw…

Product Review: Dr. Brandt Skincare’s Magnetight

I was excited when I received Dr. Brandt’s Magnetight Age-Defier Skin Recharging Magnetic Face Mask in a gift bag last month because of how cool the process looks. You apply the iron-infused mask to your face and then use a magnet to remove the product. The company says the electromagnetic interactions create a “force-field effect”…

New Koko Kollection Kit Launches May 31

Kylie Jenner and her sister Khloe Kardashian have teamed up for the second time to release a four-piece capsule for their Koko Kollection collaboration, which launched last year. The products will be available starting today, May 31 at 3pm PST. They can be purchased here. The collection was teased on the Instagram accounts of both…

Stop Everything! Mariah Carey is Launching A Beauty Company

You heard right, R&B songstress Mariah Carey will be launching a beauty company in Beverly Hills with her manager Stella Bulochnikov, according to Page Six. Although a representative for Mariah didn’t comment, an “insider” said, “Mariah and Stella are opening a business together, their own beauty company that they hope will feature their own products…

How to Get in on the Unicorn Makeup Trend

So, it seems like the hot new trend right now is unicorn. Now, how the mystical creature’s prominence has been able to cause such a magical commotion in every product ranging from a Starbucks drink to hair extensions is up for debate. According to NY Mag, the trend actually surfaced sometime last summer, but thanks…

M.AC “Next To Nothing” Review

Post by Jolevette When Alicia Keys announced that she would no longer be wearing make-up, it was a decision that shocked the world. But, I recently saw a commercial that showed the words “Be” and the letter “U” as a part of the word “beautiful.” And that is what the diva wanted to be: herself;…

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra 24H Product Reviews

I recently received a few products complimentary from Influenster to try out and rather than posting full on reviews of each, I filmed a makeup look using the products so that you can really see it in action. You can view the full video here on my Instagram page. Not into video? Some of my…

Lisa Frank Announces Makeup Collection

If you did not have access to Lisa Frank items as a young girl growing up in the 90s, you were unquestionably robbed of the happiness brightly colored stencils, glitter and sparkling stickers could bring to your trapper keeper. The psychedelic supply company has announced something that will make every girl, no matter their age,…

Unconventional Makeup Trends at Fall 2017 NYFW

Beauty vloggers usually set the tone for unique makeup trends, but fashion week is looking to take back the reign with expressive, unique ways of showcasing everything from eyeliner to brows. Keep reading to see the over-the-top creations making a statement on the runways right now. Unusually Placed Eyeliner Many designers strayed away, far away,…

Khoudia Diop on Embracing her Dark Skin

When Khoudia Diop first burst on the scene, the model’s deep ebony skin immediately caught attention. In an interview with NBC, Diop recalled that she was bullied in school so much that she just stopped going. “I was so ashamed of it that I would spend hours in the shower crying and trying to wash…