Ugh. You know?! Sometimes a product comes out that I want to love so bad and no matter how hard I try… I just can’t even deal! Too Faced Melted Lipsticks are those things I wanted to love. However, after several attempts to make the colors I chose to sample this week work, I am […]Read more "The Trend Villain: Volume 1"
I am a VIB Rouge at Sephora. I am not proud to admit the fact I have this status like most people who reach it. When the cashier looked up and said “Oh, look you have reached Rouge status!” I cringed. Those words confirmed my addiction to makeup and Sephora. I’ve always maintained the ever […]Read more "NARSissism For My Birthday"
You know that feeling when you lose your favorite something? It could be a lipstick, a makeup brush, your favorite accessory or anything you feel you cannot look put together without? In my case my favorite Sephora Cream Lip Stain in #04 went missing. First, let me explain, it took me months of stalking the […]Read more "The Volcano and The Lip Stain"
So, I won a contest on Instagram. MAKE was holding a contest for the hashtag #MAKEloves. They wanted IG’ers to post pics of unexpected moments that inspire them. I posted 2 pics: The first pic was when my son put on an impromptu show of various songs he had taught himself on the guitar one […]Read more "Eye Won"
I stand there staring at my face in the bathroom mirror after a long day. For the most part my foundation is still intact, except where I have that reoccurring “nervous” itch in the middle of my forehead. It’s red there. All the time. There’s some major oil slicks happening all over my round face. […]Read more "Wipe That Face Off Of Your Face!"
I’m one of the millions of adults on the planet suffering from chronic insomnia. I almost never sleep. Most of the time I am up until the sun peeks through my windows like a creep. I fill those wee morning hours by stalking all social media platforms. I scroll through my Twitter feed for a […]Read more "MAKE Your Face"
If you’re one of those people in the world who refuses wear an eye primer, you’re doing it all wrong. I’m here to school you. If you spend time in the morning/evening doing your makeup and perfecting that damned winged eyeliner only to have your eyeshadow crease and eyeliner melt off your face like that […]Read more "Wait, You Don’t Prime?"
I once purchased a mascara at Wal-Mart a few years back that was bright purple and it had fibers that were already mixed into the mascara. I got home and ran to the bathroom to try it out. I swiped one coat on each eye and thought to myself “Self, this sure is a pretty […]Read more "Oh, Faux She Didn’t!"
There’s hair, then there’s MY hair. People usually see my hair before they see me when I walk into a room or a building. Trees love my hair so much that when I walk near or under one, the branches reach out just to cop a feel. They literally get caught up in the moment, […]Read more "The Beast That Lives Atop My Head"
Have you ever fallen asleep with makeup on only to wake up the next day with an unwanted visitor on your face? I haven’t. My gramma would be hovering over my bed with a jar of Pond’s cold cream ready to go on any given night when I got home. “You’re gonna have pimples everywhere! […]Read more "Derma Rollin’ With The Homies"