Confidence and Glamour Campaign by Aida Cosmetics featuring Chenese Lewis

Chenese For Aida Cosmetics Confidence and Glamour Campaign

Plus size model Chenese Lewis Partners with Aida Cosmetics to embark on a national campaign in efforts to enforce Confidence & Glamour in Women  Are you familiar with Los Angeles based makeup brand, Aida Cosmetics? As a past sponsor of my blog anniversary party and a sponsor from Posh Fashion … [Read more...]

Beauty Beat CoverGirl Flamed Out Collection, ULTA Beauty and a Fab Giveaway!

Covergirl Flamed Out Collection at Ulta Beauty

Summer brings the heat and as fashion brings about the wares to dress our curves, makeup follows suit, giving us playful options, bold hues, and updated technologies to help us look our best in the heat. I have a serious thing for makeup… a little bit of a makeup junkie, so when CoverGirl sent me … [Read more...]

Beauty Beat: Sephora’s 2013 7th Edition Sun Safety Kit

Sephora’s 2013 7th Edition Sun Safety Kit

I am a HUUUGGGGEEEE believer in sunscreen. Yes, even as a woman of color, I do not play with my sunscreen, especially as it is harder to find those that do not break me out OR leave that weird purple hue on my skin. You see, growing up on islands during my childhood (Hawai’i and Okinawa), I now have … [Read more...]

Beauty Beat: Spring Lips and the Vibrant Coral/Orange trend

SHEEQ Cosmetics Model in Spring 2013 Coral Lip Trend

[box type="shadow" ]Marie's Note: Today, we welcome one of the hottest makeup artists and women who I admire. Melissa Hibbert- of PROliphic Beauty, who beat my face for my blog anniversary party, has just launched her own makeup line and I wanted her to share some her beauty tips trends for … [Read more...]

I FACED MY FEARS: I got waxed and I laughed all through it.

Waxing Scene in 40 Year Old Virgin

and I SURVIVED. But let me back up… I HAD been TERRIFIED of waxing. BEYOND SCARED. Scurred. Sooooooo much so that I even did a post about refusing to wax. One BAD experience of the lip, eons and many moons ago, left me scared shitless and terrified to ever venture into this territory … [Read more...]

So, I Have a Thing for Nail Polish Stickers…

My Favorite Nail Polish Stickers

Sally Hansen. Jamberry. Incoco. Dashing Diva. Nail Bliss. Nail Rock. Maybelline. Ciate. Minx. I have tried all (or most) of these above. If you follow me on Instagram, then you see my mini obsession! Some I enjoyed. Some were a complete flop on my nails. Some looked better on the package and some … [Read more...]

Face: My Face Was Beat- Thanks to PROliphic Beauty

My Makeup from PROliphic Beauty

So. I LOVE makeup. LOVE IT. So much so, that I have been sharing it more and more on the blog! For my Blog Anniversary Party, I had the pleasure of having Melissa Hibbert from PROliphic Beauty donate her services to my event! And girlfriend? Killed it! I was inspired by Brandy’s Red Carpet look … [Read more...]