How to Become a Better Writer through a Simply Daily Routine

STRENGTHENING MY SKILLS Today’s to-do list contains sitting at my laptop and typing away endless thoughts like Carrie Bradshaw. I always admired how every word in her articles meant something. All her viewpoints delivered an extraordinary concept, which transformed her questions into thought-provoking conversations. Carrie’s in-depth opinions stirred new emotions and directed minds to different…

Eat Your Way to Clear Skin

HOLISTIC CHANGES Some doctors and articles say food is not the primary cause of acne. I’ve been told by dermatologists it’s either genetics or cleansing method. While hereditary factors and products play a role, I believe certain foods trigger those vicious little pimples on the face. Being responsible with my skin means not only sticking…

Does Anyone Else Get Awkward Taking Photos in Restaurants?

PICTURE TIME Bestie and you decide lunch at your favorite local cafe Tuesday afternoon. Perfect timing considering the place is nearly empty, which means not only will your spinach and artichoke dip arrive faster but the cute place is Instagram worthy. Score! Fast forward to next Friday night, you two are in a crowded restaurant…

No Resolutions Just Goals

GOALS PLUS MORE GOALS When I hear the word “resolutions”, I immediately cancel the term and substitute with “goals”. Goals sound more powerful in my opinion. Resolutions tend to never get accomplished for me. Numerous times a new year comes, I tell myself I will lose weight. February arrives and I’m stuck in the same…

Easy Christmas Dessert Recipes from Pinterest You Must Try!

SWEET HOLIDAY BITES Last minute shopper before the holiday arrives? Have you figured out what you’re going to cook the relatives coming to your house next week? Maybe you’re looking for something different to serve besides pecan pie or do you want to jazz up your Santa sugar cookies? I find that Pinterest is an…

What’s On My Christmas Wishlist As A Fashion Journalist?

A WRITER’S HOLIDAY SURPRISE Dear Santa, I don’t want much for Christmas, just a stocking filled with a bundle of goodies to continue my fashion writing journey. Do you have fashion/lifestyle bloggers and friends you’re struggling to select the perfect gift? Not quite sure what they need in this particular career field? Keep reading, I…

Style Guide: How to Dress for Your First Christmas Party Under $100

HOLIDAY STYLE Guess what? You’re Invited! After opening your invitation, did your mind go into a state of shock in what to wear? While guests gather together to celebrate the most joyous time of the year in ugly Christmas sweaters, enthusiastic holiday jumpers or matching onesies, most parties in December consists of elegant cocktail attire….

What’s On My Christmas Holiday Playlist?

HOLIDAY TUNES Nostalgic memories enlighten my mind when I hear the glorious sound of Whitney Houston’s voice filling every room in our house. Sultry Queen Whitney’s The First Noel song reminds my family Christmas is right around the corner. I don’t know about you but whether you like Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas Is…

Body Positive: Redefining Beauty on Our Own Terms

BODY POSI The woman’s body built like a work of art with intricate curves, textural-defined skin and a ravishing softness that makes anyone melt. God made people into a masterpiece hard to duplicate, which is why we must value every part of our human form. Some ladies are slim-framed while others slip into the wider-built…

Stocking Stuffers: Top 3 Sephora Gifts for Hair Gurus Under $25

INEXPENSIVE BUT EFFECTIVE Short on gift ideas for your resident hair guru? Want to buy her something luxurious without emptying your wallet? Well look no more, I did some research on Sephora and discovered some inexpensive deals from the hottest hair brands suitable for different hair types. Fret not, these deals won’t interrupt your 2018…