Tortas, Enchiladas & Wild Salsa!

SEASON & SPICE After a day of exploring sci-makeup and prosthetic techniques, our stomachs desired a big meal. As Texans, my sister Chanel, Tia, Matt and I craved one type of cuisine to secure lunch goals. I must say our Saturday adventure was rather a tasty one, disappointment never came across our faces. Following the…

My Positive Outlook on Acne Helped Me Find the Perfect Moisturizer

CLEAR MIND=CLEAR SKIN “Chanel here is the Mario Badescu line, should we try the cucumber spray?”, I hesitantly said to my sister. Our main goal was to find a product on sale for my irritable acne and over-clogged pores during Ulta’s famous beauty month. As she ravished through autumny eye-shadow samples, I patiently waited for…

5 Day Digital Detox Taught Me 2 Lessons

INTERNET BREAK Waking up and grabbing your phone off the bedside table before morning coffee pushes you into a whirlwind of finger scrolling. Not too long after reading last night’s missed text, Instagram feeds light up your screen with a forty-minute journey to liking photos and following accounts. My morning routine doesn’t consist of scrolling…

Should You Photoshop Your Face or Body on Instagram?

CROP & EDIT With the lovely women who inspire me on @sheiconic and my favorite curve models like La’Tecia Thomas and Iskra Lawrence, I’m learning how to become more comfortable in my skin. Ashley Graham taught me that your beauty can change someone’s life because confidence in who you are inspires others. I realized when…

6 Inexpensive Stylish Ways to Snatch Your Waist & Look Like Beyonce

NO WORKOUT NECESSARY Beautiful thing about clothes is the illusion aspect created on your body. Instantly, certain pieces bring you height such as stilettos or vertical stripes and the placement of high-sitting back pockets to make your bum bum look bigger. We all want to look our best by highlighting those favorite assets and hiding…

Pumpkins, Mazes, Chocolate and an Arboretum…Autumn Adventures?

OCTOBER BEGINNINGS Renewal is in the air along with a few nostalgic scents such as fresh pumpkin muffins, hot hazelnut coffee and sweet caramel apple cinnamon buns. October brings in a joy for change with a drive to take on new challenges and opportunities. As I kindly admit to you, spring and autumn are my…

4 Physical Ways to Increase Your Confidence Before the Day Starts

JOYFUL WAKE-UP! No more snoozing, instead of hitting the famous button on your alarm clock, hop out of bed and get your day started. Don’t just drag your feet to the floor. O NO! You must do this with a smile on your face. Unravel from your duvet with an enthusiasm to begin your activities….

Why Every Woman Should Own a Pair of Black Denim Jeans

A CLOSET ESSENTIAL Let’s be honest. Little black dress, black silk panties, black pencil skirt and black lace bra all have one thing in common. Guess? Ok, it’s the ability to make a woman feel confident and sexy. Am I right? We’ve all seen those headlines, “Red is the New Black” or “Orange is the…

Vintage Ruffles & Florals as Autumn’s Modern Dynamic Duo

MODERN BOHO Leaves are beginning to fall, cool breezes are gradually flowing and pot roast with roasted potatoes will become a weekly dinner staple. Did I mention bourbon pecan pie and vanilla ice cream is a must for dessert? As meals become more warm and cozy so will your wardrobe. My style adventure comes from…

Hypnotic Classic Makes a Style Comeback for A/W ’18

ISSA LOOK! While I’m rediscovering my style, I realized bold looks with mixed prints and textures in a sophisticated-grunge-urban-bohemian appeal is so me. I know it sounds like a lot but that’s what makes style so intriguing, you define it on your own terms even if it makes no sense to others. I finally have…