Beauty Beat

Beauty tips we have learned, tricks to play up your best features, reviews of the latest beauty products we obsess over, and the trends to put your best face forward for you, the Curvy Fashionista.

My Summer Must Haves to Keep My Cool as I Travel

summer must haves for travel

Today, it was a dry 94 degrees. In the desert 94 degrees and will stay above 80 until after 8pm. So, trying to stay cute and keep my cool, I have realized that I have my most tried and true go tos to keep my life right and cool- especially as I have been all over the place this summer! I mean… We … [Read more...]

SmashBox Introduces #ShapeMatters Full Exposure Palette and I Kinda Love!

SmashBox Introduces #ShapeMatters Full Exposure Palette

I have such a soft spot for makeup… especially for the eyes. ESPECIALLY! Over the years I have played around with all different techniques, hues, and applications. So, when this opportunity to do a post with Smashbox for their latest #ShapeMatters Palette, I jumped at this opp! … [Read more...]

#OnMyWayToFab with Tim Gunn for the People’s Choice Awards

#OnMyWayToFab with Tim Gunn for the Peoples Choice Awards

I had the pleasure of attending a small meet and greet and tour with Walgreens and Tim Gunn to learn about all the cool P&G products that prep us as we are #OnOurWaytoFab!   Gotta Love award season! As we get ready for it, I had to share with you the post amazing thing that happened … [Read more...]

Last Minute Beauty Stocking Stuffers Under $20

Last Minute Beauty Stocking Stuffers

Holiday shopping is coming down to the wire and if you’re like me then every year you forget about grabbing beauty stocking stuffers.  Without a fail, I’m the girl in the store on the 23rd and 24th running around trying to find cool and USEFUL mini “ooow and aaaahs” for the holiday sock.  No matter … [Read more...]

Nailed with REVLON® BRILLIANT STRENGTH™ NAIL ENAMEL

Revlon Brilliant strength Nail polish review in Entice

If you have been following me for a while, then you know that I have a thing for nail polish and nail stickers. Right now, my nails are growing and I am not used to this… I keep breaking them, from bumping up against something or typing just a bit too hard… lol basically I wasn’t ready for this… … [Read more...]

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...]