Beauty

Fall Preview: Zoya Nail Polish

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   Here are the fall 2011 nail colors from the Zoya Nail Polish Smoke and Mirrors collection. What an beautiful collection of 12 colors that will be available July 15.   Zoya Smoke Collection   Jana (ZP564) – smoky mauve quartz cream   Petra (ZP565) – smoky eggplant mauve cream   Codie (ZP566) – smoky…

Three Different Ways to Exfoliate

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I publish many  blog posts on exfoliation. It’s rarely – if ever – done as often as it should be and in failing to do so, dead skin cells pile up on the surface of our skin leading to dull complexions and clogged pores. There is no better time to recharge your skincare routine with…

Healthy Skin for a “Sun-Filled” Summer

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With winter a thing of the past and beach season upon us, our skin will be exposed to the sun and summer elements more than in recent months. To take good care of your skin, check out these hot products from The Vitamin Shoppe! Exfoliate: This past winter was harsh on all of us, especially…

Guest Post: 5 Beauty Myths that Black Women Believe

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Here are five tips from my new fav online destination for beauty, Coco & Creme. While there is no doubt that black women are forward-thinking trendsetters, there’s a plethora of misconceptions in our community about what it takes to maintain our beauty. We’ve gone into myth-buster mode and are giving you the true information you…

“That’s Vaginal!” to replace “That’s Awesome!”

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Aimed at igniting frank, lighthearted dialogue about the female anatomy while inspiring women to be proud of their bodies, Summer’s Eve®, the leading feminine hygiene product manufacturer, today announced ownership of the recently launched “That’s Vaginal™!” video. The initially unbranded, tongue-in-cheek video – which attempts to replace the old idiom, “That’s awesome!” with the new…

Coty Beauty Introduces Beyonce Pulse

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Coty Beauty announced today the launch of the highly anticipated newest scent in the Beyonce Parfums portfolio – Beyonce Pulse. Debuting in September 2011, Pulse will join the globally successful Heat and Heat Rush collections. Reflective of Beyonce’s incredible energy and powerful femininity, the fresh notes in Beyonce Pulse intermingle to create a unique citrus,…

Manicure Mondays: Check Out My Gelish Makeover

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For the past month or so, I’ve been raving about my CND’s Shellac gel manicures. It really lasts more than two weeks. I finally worked up enough nerve to try another UV gel brand (My hestitation came after the horrible experience with trying the OPI gel manicure. If CND Shellac lasted for two or more weeks,…

Hey, Tasha Smith, I See You!

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A number of celebrities were out in full-force to celebrate the 2011 MTV Movie Awards. Celebrities were spotted before the show picking up the hottest swag at the gifting suite at the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills. Tasha Smith, star of one of this summer’s biggest hits, Jumping the Broom, was spotted chatting with fans…