About Felicia

Felicia Walker Benson is Editor in Chief for ThisThatBeauty and Social Media Beauty Editor at Bergdorf Goodman (her glorious day job!). For Felicia's complete bio, click on the "About Felicia" tab. Follow Felicia on Twitter @ThisThatBeauty

From time to time the good folks from various brands, PR companies, and marketing firms graciously provide product to ThisThatBeauty for editorial consideration. Much appreciated! However, ThisThatBeauty readers can take comfort in knowing that gratis product has never nor will it ever guarantee a mention on my little old blog. Simply put, I write about whatever I darn well please. Thank you very much!

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Make Mother’s Day Perfectly Delightful With NEST Fragrances

NEST Fragrances Hand Soap and Lotion

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BeautyStat.com and NEST Fragrances. All opinions are my own and not edited by the sponsor. When I give birthday cards (or any type of celebratory card), I always say something to the effect of “I hope this is your best {insert occasion} yet”….because it’s truly my desire that the recipient’s special [...]

Is Beautiful Textures Texture Management Kit for You?

Beautiful Textures Texture Management Kit - Anti Reversion Products

The title of this post, “Is Beautiful Textures Texture Management Kit For You?” is actually a real question…one that I’ve asked myself for at least a year. The product is actually not new…it first launched in January of 2014. And as a brown girl with natural hair…(natural hair that took over a year to grow [...]

ThisThatBaby: My Mustela Must-Haves

Mustela X Phoebe

It’s hard to believe, but my sweet little Phoebe is almost 2. Yes, 2! Technically, she’s 20 months…just 4 months shy of her first birthday. But any way you slice it — Holy Moly! I’m the mom of an almost 2 year old! With 20 months of mothering under my belt (not counting the in [...]

Be Eco Chic with EcoTools

ThisThatBeauty in Montego Bay

I’ve never been much of a hippie. Tree hugging has never been my thing. And as for being “green”… let’s just, say it was an afterthought – UNTIL – life has a way of swooping down and changing everything. I can, honestly, say that all attempts to be green or eco-conscious were lost on me [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Six Sheets Masks You Need Right Now


Your skin care quick fix is just a sheet mask away. Apply, relax and 10 minutes later — better skin emerges. Read on as I share the best sheet masks for your specific skincare needs…     Bid a fond bye-bye to slack, tired looking skin with Guerlain Super Aqua Sheet Mask. Enriched with Guerlain’s proprietary Desert Rose Flower Complex [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Spring 2015 Beauty


Spring 2015 beauty is a mashup of the classics. Eyes, lips and cheeks are redefined in a cool, modern way….nothing feels forced or extreme. It’s a gradual shift of the mainstays we’ve come to know and love. But there is one exception – Nails! Head to the Bergdorf Goodman blog where I help you navigate spring’s prettiest [...]

Three Reasons Why You Need To Try Boots BOTANICS!

Boots x ThisThatBeauty

Times are a changing…and so am I. Over the years, I’ve worked a lot harder at incorporating natural/ organic/ botanically based products into my skin care routine. My search for green, green-er, green-ish products really intensified when I was pregnant — a point in time when one truly needs to carefully monitor what goes into [...]

Play Makeup Artist with CoverFX Custom Cover Drops

N80 plus oil blush and bronzer

I’m just going to come right out and say it — I love products that make me feel like a makeup artist. I love mastering little beauty tricks that take my beauty routine to the next level. I especially love little insider tidbits that help me master my “no makeup” look. I work really hard [...]

ThisThatBaby Reviews: SoCozy Hair Care for Kids

SoCozy x ThisThatBeauty

When your mom is ThisThatBeauty, the bar’s set pretty darn high. I’m super discriminating when it comes to products that I use on Phoebe….particularly skin & hair. So, when I heard of the new hair care line, SoCozy, a salon-formula hair care line for kids, I perked up! As I further explored (and researched the line) I [...]

Spring Forward: Now Is The Perfect Time To Fall In Love With The Guerlain Glow

Guerlain Bronzers

Forget lines and wrinkles. Youthful skin is all about the glow. Healthy, radiant, lit-from-within skin is the goal. And if the only way you’re achieving the aforementioned is with your favorite Instagram filter or with a Photoshop tool, 1) Stop it right now and 2) Keep reading for tips on how to achieve your unique [...]