ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Lisa Raye RED Pro Diamond Plated Ceramic Flat Iron

Lisa Raye

If you know anything about me, you’d know I LOVE when my hair is fresh-out-of-the-salon, bouncy. Nothing is better than the confidence gained by a new ‘do, but often the price tag can be less than desirable. Enter, the at home flat iron. I’ve grappled with a few different brands of hot tools before, but [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Clique by Roblé

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If you know Chef Roblé you are probably wondering how and why he has anything that could be featured in Mani of the Week. The outspoken Chef recently launched his gourmand fragrance, Clique by Roblé, along with a scented  limited edition promotional nail polish.  The polish “smells delicious” when dry and is featured in this [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: MAC The Simpsons Collection

MAC Simpsons Collection 1

If you have never seen an episode of The Simpsons, please reconsider some things.  I am not saying you have to like the Simpsons but to not acknowledge it and be curious enough to check out an episode is just wrong. After All, it’s a pop culture phenomenon that has been on television since 1989;  it [...]

Nia Long is the New Ambassador for White Diamonds Lustre

Nia Long for White Diamonds Lustre

I was 13 years old when I got my first bottle of  White Diamonds by Elizabeth Taylor. I can admit now that the sheer opulence of the fragrance was a bit much for a girl in Jamaica who just barely broke into her teenage years…even the silage was epic. But it was a gift from [...]

Talking Lipstick with Christian McCulloch, Dolce&Gabbana National Makeup Artist

Dolce Gabbana Classic Cream Lipstick

If you’ve read this post, you know that one of my  2014 New Year’s beauty resolutions is to wear more lipsticks.  Truth be told it is one of the only resolutions I have stuck with religiously. I’ve actually lost count of all the different lip products I have tried this year but I know for [...]

Mani of the Week: Pastel and Neon Nail Art from Jin Soon Choi

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You might see this manicure and think “Easter egg “and you would be right.  Celebrity manicurist, Jin Soon Choi, created this adorable nail art design as the perfect easter manicure but I’m so in love with it I thought I’d share it as this week’s Mani of the Week.   How-To: 1.       File and shape [...]

Lupita Nyong’o New Lancôme Ambassadress

Lupita Nyong'o

Following Lupita Nyong’o’s rise to fame and recent Oscar win for the movie Twelve Years a Slave, beauty mavens the world over have been wondering which cosmetic brand would snag the Mexican-born Kenyan star as Brand Ambassador.  Nyong’o will join Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Penélope Cruz and Lily Collins as brand ambassador to Maison Lancôme. Many [...]

Celebrity Makeup Artist, Sam Fine, Talks Beauty with Jody Watson of Doobop


The first time I met Sam Fine I was wearing 4 inch heels, this meant I was standing about 6 feet 3 inches tall, a bit over his head.  I was a little starstruck, so, naturally I wanted a photograph with him. When I attempted to stoop so we would be the same height, he [...]

CONTEST: Could you be a Face of FLOWER Beauty?

Face of Flower

FLOWER Beauty recently launched a contest on their facebook page that allows all FLOWER fans to submit selfies wearing their own FLOWER products for a chance to win a trip to LA to meet FLOWER Beauty creator, Drew Barrymore. Five winners will be chosen and each will walk the red carpet at Drew’s upcoming movie premiere [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: MAC Viva Glam Rihanna Lipstick & Lipglass

Mac Viva Glam Rihanna 2

If you are a fan of MAC, then you probably know that there is a new collection every five minutes and it is virtually impossible to keep up. While I generally can’t keep up with all the launches, I always encourage people to support the brand when they launch their Viva Glam Collections because “every [...]