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Mid-Week Manicure: essie Pink-A-Boo


OMG! I haven’t had a manicure in forever! Really, I haven’t had a mani since before I went to Cancun. That’s like three weeks ago. oh no! I must be a little rusty, because today’s manicure was an epic fail. I decided to pair essie’s pink a boo with large glitter nail polish. It looked…

My Trip to Joey Healy Eyebrow Studio


Celebrity Eyebrow Stylist Joey Healy is pleased to announce the opening of his Fifth Avenue Eyebrow Studio in New York City and I had the pleasure of getting these brows plucked by this fab brow stylist. Here’s some images from my brow session:   My groomed brows look great, if I can say so myself. I…

ULTA Beauty Reveals Top 5 Skin Resolutions for 2013


Even the most experienced beauties can use a refresher when it comes to skin care.   Forgetting to apply moisturizer or even (eek!) falling asleep with makeup still on are skincare “don’ts”!   ULTA Beauty comes to the rescue each January by encouraging women to banish skin care beauty ruts and replace them with resolutions designed to…

Kinky-Curly Hair Review (Photo Heavy)


Janet and I were leaving to make a splash in Cancun. And, as I was packing all of my TSA approved travel gels and liquids, I get a pitch about Kinky-Curly’s 4-piece Holiday Travel Kit containing 2-ounce versions of Come Clean Shampoo, Knot Today Conditioner, Spiral Spritz and a 3.4-ounce jar of Curling Custard. The TSA-Friendly sizes…

Happy New Year!!


Hey Beauties, Wishing you a wonderful new chapter in your new year! May you experience the optimal health, finances, love, success, joy and peace.   Be the most beautiful you. -From Beyond Black Beauty!

Best Beauty Gift Sets (Guest Post)


The holiday season is almost over, but there’s always a reason to give a gift whether it’s for a birthday, anniversary, Valentine’s Day or just because. (You may also need to take advantage of those CRAZY after Christmas sales.) Every year, cosmetic companies put their best gloss forward for the holiday season, offering tempting gift…

Fragrance Friday (for him)

men's cologne

During the holiday season while shopping for the special men in my life, I had a chase to browse the department store counters looking for the most special scents. Here’s a list of my favorite picks of the colognes: LACOSTE Eau de LACOSTE L. 12.12 Rouge I would label this as a stylish and sophisticated…

Tips for Healthy Skin + My Fave Products


Hey Beauties, I have a skin care dilemma. While on a flight coming back from Cancun, I small white bumps started appearing on my face. (Oh, no) In fact this congestion happens often — almost after every flight. I asked Erin Gilbert MD, PhD a New York City Dermatologist, why I was experiencing these bumps and…

Winter Hair Care Tips


Winter can wreak havoc on your hair.  From hat hair to static electricity, split ends to dry frizz, winter is indeed your hair’s enemy.  A bad hair day can last an entire season during the harsh winter and change in temperature.  With the days getting colder and the New Year approaching, Thermafuse stylists Toni Rae…

Kissing Under the Mistletoe? (PLUS GIVEAWAY)


***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER, JACQUELYN! *** ‘Tis the season to be jolly. And, if you found a new boo to get close to make sure you give him a passionate, luscious kiss that will keep him wanting more. Not sure if your pucker is mistletoe-worthy? Here are a few suggestions that will…