Category: Skincare

Aveeno's Continuous Protection sunblock. SPF 85?

Aveeno’s Continuous Protection sunblock. SPF 85?

| March 14, 2011 | 17 Comments

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 […]

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Desert Essence: All Natural Skincare...oh yes!

Desert Essence: All Natural Skincare…oh yes!

| March 8, 2011 | 7 Comments

So I’ve been test driving another brand of skincare products. Have y’all heard of Desert Essence? A Twitter friend (so can’t remember who) put me on them and my skin has been radiant ever since. Hit the jump to get the deets on this all-natural cleanser and moisturizer.

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LUSH Big Blue bath bomb

| March 3, 2011 | 5 Comments
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 […]

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Johnson’s for Beauty Challenge

| February 24, 2011 | 14 Comments
Johnson's for Beauty Challenge

Y’all know me…I am ALWAYS up for a challenge. Especially when it’s beauty related. Johnson’s has challenged me to come up with creative ways of using their body care products. They have provided me with lotions, baby powder and body washes. The easy thing would be to just apply it on my skin, right? Welllll, […]

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Milk for the Face: Korres Milk Proteins Cleansing Wipes

| February 22, 2011 | 8 Comments
Milk for the Face: Korres Milk Proteins Cleansing Wipes

I’ve been wearing my invisible “I’m Lactose Intolerant and Proud” badge for quite some time. Hey now…don’t laugh at me. Us Lactose Intolerant kids are cool. I cut regular consumption of dairy products out of my life years ago. But er uh, I think I may need to make an exception. And they are only […]

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Dry Skin Confessions

| December 29, 2010 | 23 Comments
Dry Skin Confessions

Oh gee, how do I start this off? I guess I should just come out with it. I have dry skin. And I’ve always had dry skin. It’s not something I’m proud about either. It’s embarrassing. You can’t exactly go around scratching your lower back with intense frustration in public without people giving you the side-eye. […]

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Luscious scrubs from Mahogany Skye

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments
Luscious scrubs from Mahogany Skye

There’s nothin’ like a good scrub. It’s the one DIY beauty treatment that has a sista feelin’ like she JUST left the spa. And the story behind this decadent brand of scrubs is as sweet as the products.

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Foundation for Newbies: Cover FX Big Cover Up kit

| November 9, 2010 | 10 Comments
Foundation for Newbies: Cover FX Big Cover Up kit

Now y’all know me. I’m not much of a foundation wear-er. A lot of it has to do with my acne-prone skin and my  crazy belief that foundation will break me out even more. And then there’s the whole “being a woman of color” thing and trying to find the perfect foundation with all of […]

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