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…

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…

40 Hometown Summer Activities

IN YOUR TOWN June comes around and you’re either lounging on the beaches of Australia, singing If I Can’t Have You to the top of your lungs at a Shawn Mendes concert or leaving the monorail in your Mickey Mouse ears to enter Magic Kingdom. Whether you’re on summer break from uni or a two-week…

My Modern Take on Lucille Ball’s Vintage Hairstyle

I LOVE LUCY! Growing up in the 90s through early 00s consisted of watching American sitcoms on TV’s with big backs and antennas. If you didn’t have cable, you had the pleasure of seeing repeat shows from the 80s and some black and white featurettes from the 50s. The mid 50s and early 60s also…