Things I’m Bringing with Me in 2017

When I began brainstorming ideas for this year-end product review, I realized that the review would go on forever. So, I decided to create a list of items that hold a meaningful message and products that I have been recommending to my friends and family all year long.   Oh Estée, your book has changed my life. […]

Modern Plum Holiday Makeup

I’ve noticed that every year around the holidays “classic festive” makeup tutorials pop up on every corner of social media. This timeless look is typically comprised of gold or silver eyeshadow with a striking lip (usually red). Even though this look is a classic, I’ve become somewhat bored of it. I appreciate trends but what excites […]

2-Step Exfoliation Routine

Several hours ago, Tati and I got off an 18 hour bus ride from Greensboro, North Carolina to Toronto, Ontario. Needless to say, we were tired, sore, and filthy. What I wanted more than anything was to scrub my face until I felt clean again. I was rummaging through a basket of skincare products that […]

Baby products you need PT 1: soothing ointment

You haven’t lived if you haven’t tried baby products before. I, for one, will say that baby products are multipurpose and not ageist. I thought it would be fitting to write a 3-part series on baby products that you should absolutely have at home. The first one I’m focusing on in this post saved my life. […]

When life gives you lemons, make deodorant

You read that correctly. Lemons aren’t just Beyoncé’s muses for her sixth studio album. You can use them as a natural deodorant alternative too. Most deodorants contain chemicals such as aluminum, parabens, triclosan, among others. Aluminum is a common ingredient used to fight a natural human trait called perspiration. Antiperspirant substances, aluminum and parabens have […]

Mad for Motives All Day Liquid Lipsticks

Before I get into my review of the Motives All Day Liquid Lipsticks, you should know that I never used to wear any lip tints or lipsticks on my lips apart from lip balm. I was paranoid that any other product  would feather and disappear into a big blotchy mess. I decided to step out of my […]