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Holiday Cocktail Recipe with Khortysa Vodka and Raspberry Lemonade

The holidays are right around the corner.  Traditionally, I’m the person in my family who prepares appetizers, dishes or cocktails. From my experience, having a delicious cocktail keeps everyone relaxed and enjoying the day.  It’s a fun way to remove the holiday edge after extensive traveling or managing kids. Khortytsa Vodka is premium liquor that mixes […]

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Carelle Fine Jewelry Trunk Show Recap: Structured and Modern Designs

Carelle Fine Jewelry hosted a trunk show at Saks Fifth Avenue, Birmingham on Friday, September 30, 2017. The collection featured unique designs; mixing high fashion with a touch of architecture. Due to its simplistic sophistication, Carelle jewelry can be worn daily and not just for special occasions. Several of the pieces were made from precious […]

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Sarah Hyland in Avon on Emmys 2017 Red Carpet

Inspiration: Sarah’s look was inspired by the bold color of her dress. Allan wanted to incorporate a pop of that same color into her makeup look on the eyes, while keeping her skin golden and glowing, finishing with a nude lip. Eyes: To start, Allan prepped Sarah’s eyelids with Avon True Color Eyeshadow Primer. He gave her […]

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NYFW and Nordstrom Beauty Trend Events

In the spirit of NYFW, I’m excited to announce that this month, Nordstrom Beauty Trend Events are back! If you’re not familiar, Nordstrom goes backstage every New York Fashion Week to bring the hottest trends from the runway to the consumer. For the Fall 2017 season (as previewed in February), they’ve identified the beauty trends as Bold Berries, Decadent Browns and Flawless Skin (see […]

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Intensive Recovery Japanese Binchotan Zumi Mask: Beauty Review

I receive a lot of questions about my skincare routine. The hidden secret is that I use a weekly face mask. Face masks are different from the ordinary scrub or toner because it hydrates the skin and removes oils.  It’s the perfect option for those life events that require healthy skin with flawless makeup application. […]

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Celebrate National Lipstick Day with Cargo Cosmetics

Don’t worry about your lipstick wiping off on National Lipstick Day (July 29, 2017) by using Cargo Cosmetics Swimmables Longwear Matte Liquid Lipstick!  The best-selling lipstick is an ultra-matte liquid mixture that will stay on all day, but will also feel so comfortable on your lips! This lightweight formula will dry fast, leaving a suede like finish without the common drawbacks like flakes or cracks. […]

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Insta Flawless Fix and Matte Setting Powder: Rimmel London

Have you ever taken a picture only to realize your face has an uncontrollable shine? This is often the case with several of my photos.  Rimmel London solved this problem by sending one of their newest products. The Insta Flawless Fix and Matte Setting Powder set my makeup within a few minutes.  I applied foundation, […]

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What I Wore: African Print Midi Flare Skirt and Accessories

I have not moved beyond the excitement centered around Essence Fest 2017.  The iconic “party with a purpose” is a must-attend experience! When packing for such an event there are a few rules to consider.  Always plan for the weather in that region and review the itinerary in terms of walking. I couldn’t cover the […]

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