Does Failure Really Equal Success?

FAILURE = SUCCESS Students walk the halls of their freshman year at a university to endeavor  life changing experiences. While they’re just entering an elevated school year, I’ve completed my university days. After graduating in 2014 with no attempt to complete a master’s degree, I had an eagerness to start my fashion career. My heart…

Bare & Free Beauty CC Face Serum with Vitamin C Review

EMBRACE YOUR SKIN Skincare movement continues to rise as people become more invested in the products they use. No longer are women and men purchasing products just to get by, the content of ingredients are equally important as the price point. Brands such as VERSED Skincare are now offering cruelty-free products at affordable prices. You…

Reading Magazines Improved My Fashion Writing Skills

FASHION JOURNALISM Making the best of your situation has so many benefits. I don’t want to complain about my circumstances. I want to make every moment count and take advantage of each opportunity coming my way. Hard work and effort never goes unnoticed and it truly pays off in the end. So, I plan to…

How I Nail My Blog & Instagram Flay Lay Photos

MY PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS Creativity births the concept of no rules. Feeling limitless gives motivation to develop whatever you want and no one can tell you it’s right or wrong. When I first started blogging, I knew photography was a huge component to the industry. I wanted to keep up with the top fashion bloggers, so…

Finally, Gel that Defines & Moisturizes My Type 4 Natural Hair

MOISTURIZED & DEFINED So tired of my natural hair drying out after two to three days of washing. I’m so done with my tight curls and coils feeling BRITTLE to the touch. Can I have a wash day routine that doesn’t require me applying three or four products to pop my curls please? In all…

First Impressions: Bobbi Boss Lyna Lace Front Teal Bob Wig

TRYING NEW THINGS Remember when I said, you are not your circumstances and that everything happens for a reason? If you don’t know what I’m talking about, catch up here. Some of you know that I dislocated my shoulder nearly 4 weeks ago. My main objective with this obstacle was to remain positive and faithful…

Celebrating My 31st Birthday with 31 Lessons Learned

BIRTHDAY GAL TURNS 31! July 7 is my birthday! Yes I was born in 88, which makes me an 80s baby and explains my huge interest in watching Stranger Things right? Speaking of Stranger Things, have you all seen season 3 yet? I’m so late but gathering my white cheddar popcorn with chocolate covered almonds…

Here’s Why New Restaurants Are on My Summer To-Do List

FOODIE ADVENTURES Summer has arrived and you know what that means, it’s time for all your foodie adventures! Part of my favorite things is getting together with my sister and a couple of friends for brunch or dinner. I must admit, Chanel and I eat a ton of pizza and ramen on the regular. One…

Tropical Summer Drinks You Must Try from Pinterest!

REFRESHERS Ok, anyone else feeling those summer vibes? My playlist is currently blazing 5SOS- Easier, Who Do You Love and Youngblood over and over indicating summer has officially arrived! We had the longest day of the year and I am stoked for warm sunset nights, ocean waves and afternoon cookouts. Whether this season is completed with you…