Mani of the Week: Supima-Inspired NYFW Nail Art Tutorial

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My favorite thing about New York Fashion Week is the never-ending nail art inspiration! Unique patterns, gorgeous textures and mind-blowing color pairings are crack to a nail addict like me. I’m currently loving this Supima dress and felt it was only fitting (pun intended) to make it the DIY mani of the week! Follow my [...]

Faux Bob Tutorial by Celebrity Stylist Johnny Wright with Optimum Amla Legend Products

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My hair is 100% natural and when blown out it is a little past shoulder length. While my headband game is ridiculous and you can often spot my top  knot a mile away, sometimes I want to wear my hair down but don’t always want to feel it swishing about on my neck and shoulders. [...]

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 [...]

This NYFW go #CoutureOverdose with Viva La Juicy Gold Couture

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It’s Day 1 of New York Fashion Week (NYFW), which means I’m about to be racing from show to show, capturing the fashion & beauty as it unfolds. This year, I’ve partnered with the Viva La Juicy street teams for their #coutureoverdose giveaway.  This happens on September 6th and  is the perfect opportunity for you to [...]

In the Morning – A Film by Nefertite Nguvu

In the Morning - A Film by Nefertite Nguvu

Hi, everyone! Let me just be upfront — the post is dedicated to plugging the incredible work of a dear friend and her very special project. As part of the UrbanWorld Film Festival, my dear friend and filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu is showing her very first feature film, In The Morning — and I’d love for [...]

Mani of the Week: Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Art Tutorial

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Sally Hansen recently launched its new Miracle Gel line, answering every girls’ nail polish prayers- a gel manicure with no light needed! Before I share this week’s nail art tutorial, let me break down this genius product for you… 1. Again, there’s no light needed! This part is so exciting, it’s worth repeating. It’s just like [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Six Scents That Feel Like Summer

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While I hate to admit it — summer is winding down. True story…just check the calendar. But if you’re not quite ready to welcome the crisp temperatures of fall, these six summer scents will help stretch your summer lovin’ just a little bit further. Robert Piguet Gardenia Floral yet slightly woody, this sparkling Gardenia scent is a classic, feminine choice. [...]

Fall Fashion – 7 Items Under $200 to add to Your Wardrobe Now

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I’m reluctantly accepting that summer is over…I mean, what choice do I have? Looking at fall fashion and working on my wardrobe is a welcome distraction. Each season I try to narrow it down to just a handful of “must have” pieces that I can work into my current closet. Here  are 7 tems Under $200 [...]

Fall Hair Trends & My Visit To Sassoon Salon

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Fall is almost here. No, for real. . . you can almost feel it (the last few mornings in NYC have been quite brisk).  And while I’m not looking forward to bidding a tearful farewell to carefree beach days and flouncy summer dresses, I, like most fashion-focused girls, can’t help but get a little giddy [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring the Nails Inc and Alexa Chung Collaboration

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The mild summer here in the Northeast has had me stuck in pre fall fashion mode for the last couple of weeks. Naturally, that has been playing out on my nails. Having fall on my mind has led me to polishes from the Nails Inc and Alexa Chung Collaboration, that feature an innovative line of fabric [...]