How One Woman Emailed Her Way To A Perfect Shade Of Foundation

As I have mentioned a few times in my previous posts, I am in a number of awesome Facebook groups. One of those groups is a makeup group for black women. We share tips, product reviews, and looks of the day…among many other things. This group is important for us because it’s not always easy for us to find products that flatter our features and complexions. For many women of color, a lack of such products can be a deal breaker. Recently, a member of the makeup group shared her awesome experience with Ocean Mist Cosmetics regarding that very issue. Continue reading “How One Woman Emailed Her Way To A Perfect Shade Of Foundation”

DIY Tutes That Will Make Your Summer Great!

I was supposed to post my wedding tips video today, but my editing software didn’t get the memo. I didn’t want to leave you guys hanging, so I’ve compiled a few of my favorite tutorials for summer! Why summer and not spring? It’ll give you time to perfect them!  After all, beach season is only four weeks away!


1. These Bottomless Sandal Tutorials:


2. This Le Sac Dress Tutorial:


3. This Graphic Tank Tutorial: 


4. This Makeup  Tutorial: 


5. These Recipe Tutorials:


6. This workout routine: 


Starting today, e.l.f. Cosmetics is giving all of its customers an early gift idea for moms this Mother’s Day. Customers can get 50% off gifts + new spring items with code FORMOM!

Plus, e.l.f. Cosmetics is running their coffee break tomorrow, 4/17! Customers can get 3 favorite palettes for just $33 ($65 value)! That’s 66% savings. Click the link below to shop now!

Get Ready With Me: Wizards Game [Video]

I’ve already shared my weekend with you, but here re the details of what I wore and how I pulled the look together.

I didn’t get any full body shots of my outfit, so I created the following image to give you an idea of what I wore. I couldn’t find an online image of my shirt online, so I picked one that looks similar:

Date Night Look Book

I’ll be posting a spring look book as soon as Maryland can maintain some spring weather! Until then, stay tuned!

e.l.f. Haul + Discount Code + GIVEAWAY!!

Remember when I shared the e.l.f. April Showers promo code? Well, I used it to buy some awesome stuff–not including the April Showers Kit that came with it. Watch the video below to see everything I got!


Save up to 40% off with the secret sale at! This offer is valid from 4/8-4/14. Click through the link below to see how much you’ll save today!



I am also running a small e.l.f. giveaway for a few of the products featured in the haul:



  • Hypershine Lip Gloss in Flirt
  • Waterproof Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara in Black
  • Nail Polish in Dream Maker



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Ooh Girl! Free 55-Piece Kit With e.l.f. Cosmetics Promo Code

In case you didn’t know, e.l.f. Cosmetics often has little deals where they give you something free–just for spending a few dollars on their site. For example, you can spend $25 dollars on their site (which should get you an awesome haul) and get a palette for free. Well, that isn’t exactly an example. Right now, e.l.f. is running a springtime promotion!

Get a FREE 55 pc. April Showers Kit ($21 value) with purchases of $25 or more at! This offer is valid from 4/2-4/7 with coupon code SHOWERS. Shop now! In the words of Kanye West, don’t act like I never tol’ ya!



Ballin’ on a Collegian Budget: Cheap Makeup Staples + e.l.f. Promo Code

College may have been a few years ago for me, but I still remember the tight budget I had! Things like makeup weren’t on the top of my priority list—especially with other expenses like textbooks, business attire and sorority dues. I found a way to still look polished, so I am passing the info along to the soon-to-be collegiate women! Also, there’s an e.l.f. promo code hidden in the video (not to mention the code below the video).