Aveeno’s Continuous Protection sunblock. SPF 85?

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a lotion with so much coverage yo. This coming from someone who lives in a state where sunscreens and lotions are all over the shelves. I went to New Smyrna Beach this weekend (I later found out it was the shark bite capital of the world. Eeek!) and forgot to pack my sunscreen. Don’t give me that look. You do know brown people have SHOULD swear sunscreen and blocks, right? In fact, everyone with skin should be wearing it. I ran to a Walgreens and picked up whatever looked decent.

Did it do the trick?

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Sweaty Betty’s Use Certain Dri

Y’all know I keep it real. I mean…I wouldn’t be myself if I didn’t. And so here it is.

I sweat profusely.  I know, I know. It’s so unsexy but it’s one of those genes that I blame on one of my parents. And I’m not saying which one. 8)

And so that’s the bad news. The good news is that I found something that can help!

…and this coming from a skeptic.

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Johnson’s Challenge: Beautifying the…dashboard?

Aaaaand, we’re moving on with the Johnson’s Beauty Challenge! I’ve showed you the benefits of applying baby powder in the stinky sneakers and now it’s time to take it to the car. Some of us spend many hours a week in our cars. You know…sitting in traffic, trying to beat rush hour (#FAIL) and going to and from work almost every day. Mama Clumps gave me the idea of slathering baby oil gel all over my dashboard to give it some extra bling.

Seriously! Watch this…

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Amor de Lacquer: Mannequin hands for brown girls

I first heard about about mannequin nails on All Lacquered Up. And since then, I’ve looked high and low for nail polishes that look close my skin complexion. I’ve found darker ones through Nubar’s Chocolate Truffle Collection (one of the best collections, EVER!) but never one that looks close to my NW45 skin complexion. OPI’s San Tan-tonio is about as close as I’ll get.

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LUSH Big Blue bath bomb

I think this bath bomb is total winner. LUSH.com says this baby contains lemon, sea salt and lavender. I wasn’t in love with Big Blue at first smell. But when I heard that it would turn my tub a beautiful hue of blue, I snagged it up with the quickness.

How gorgeous is that? I threw in a bubble bar and bath melt (those reviews coming soon) so the water was a little more on the green side. Love love looooove everything about this bath bomb. Except the little surprise in the water.

Yep, that’s REAL seaweed. I’m not a fan of it at the beach so it definitely didn’t make me happy in the tub. But I see where you’re trying to give us the FULL experience, LUSH. And for that…I love you.

Get more deets about this bath bomb here.