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BEAUTY | Still In a Blue Mood

I pulled a few pages from the September 2014 issue of Marie Claire magazine featuring up-and-coming model Jeneil Williams from Kingston, Jamaica. I’ve been so obsessed with blue these days, and her stunning blue mascara really caught my eye. Ahhh blue mascara! I have a…

November 20, 2014
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BEAUTY | PEACOCK x American Apparel

American Apparel Nail Polish has quite easily become my favorite nail polish. The formula is opaque yet still easy to apply (not many polishes can do that). Plus the colors are perfect. They’re exactly what I want to be wearing on my nails. I wore…

November 18, 2014
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OBSESSED | FALL IS IN THE AIR

Rather than focus on how cold it’s getting, I’ve been obsessing over the good part about changing seasons: changing style. I love using a new season as an opportunity to give myself a whole new look. Like switching from my summer pastel nails to…

November 4, 2014
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BEAUTY | My Favorite Perfumes Right Now

I’ve decided a woman is never really dressed until she puts on perfume. It’s the icing on the cake, that extra “oomph” to take you from walking through the door to making an entrance. I can never have enough perfume. I’ve tried to choose…

October 29, 2014
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BEAUTY | Keeping it Straight

After spending most of this Summer in protective two-strand twists, I was eager to straighten my hair for my wedding. After getting back to NYC, I realized I wasn’t quite ready to go back to wearing twists every single week, so I’m planning on keeping…

October 27, 2014
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BEAUTY | FALL BEAUTY MUST HAVES

I am a closet beauty addict. I love trying new things, I love testing out new looks at home, and one of my favorite pastimes is watching YouTube makeup and hair tutorials. I even walk the long way to work just so I can…

October 24, 2014
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STYLE | BANDEAU AND PENCIL SKIRT

One thing I love about being back in South Florida is that I can wear things there that I can’t wear anything else. I can blame wearing short shorts and bra tops on the high heat and humidity. It’s perfectly appropriate to style a…

August 26, 2014
BEAUTY | MISSING MY MESSY CURLY FRO | The Feisty House
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BEAUTY | MISSING MY MESSY CURLY FRO

I feel like I’ve been wearing a protective style FOREVER. It’s been two weeks since I’ve been wearing my Marley twists, and before that, I had started a hyper-intensive protective styling regimen: twists EVERY WEEK (Monday-Thursday) and a Curlformer set on the weekends (Friday-Sunday).…

July 30, 2014
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BEAUTY | My Signature Two Strand Twist Updo

I’ve gotten a few requests for how I do my signature two strand twist updo, so here are a few photos that I hope do a decent job of showing you how I usually wear my hair when it’s in two strand twists. This…

July 8, 2014
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Beauty | Summertime Pastel Nails

Tomorrow’s the big day…it’s the first day of summer! So today I’m celebrating the long-anticipated new season with a pretty pastel manicure. I decided to wear pastel nails this summer after my recent mani with Essie’s Borrowed and Blue. I fell in love with the contrast between…

June 20, 2014
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Beauty | 9 Products for Staying Cool This Summer

I love the summertime. I love it because I’m an island girl from South Florida, and a preference for hot weather is in my blood. I can’t help it. But I’m not a fan of sweating. I HATE sweat. I’m sure you do too.…

June 19, 2014
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STYLE | This Kimono Jacket and These Twists

Have you ever had “sun flu,” or been “sun drunk”? Okay, well that happened to me this weekend. I wanted to work on a few blog posts and get some wedding stuff done, so I thought it would be great to go out to…

June 9, 2014
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Straight Natural Hair and a Length Check

Do you remember back when I had straight hair? Yeah, neither do I. But I did have straight hair a few weeks ago (I went straight for Easter). I washed my hair only 10 days later because I was bored, but I did manage…

May 6, 2014
Beauty | New Stuff I'm Trying
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Beauty | New Stuff I’m Trying this Spring

I love trying new beauty products. A lot of the time, I try something once and never think about buying it again. But then sometimes I discover a new “holy grail” product, something that makes me wonder how I ever lived without it! I’m…

April 30, 2014
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Beauty | Proenza Schouler for MAC Swatches

I was browsing the internet the other day when I learned that Proenza Schouler was creating a capsule collection for MAC! Ahhhhh!!!!! The collection is so bright and colorful, and absolutely PERFECT for updating your makeup collection now that Spring is here and Summer…

April 28, 2014