Mani of the Week: Featuring MAC Nail Transformations

MAC Nail Transformers

Suppose you have the standard manicure you’ve worn to your office job all week and you want to jazz it up for a fun night out with your Boo or Besties?   What do you do? Here’s one suggestion…grab a polish from the MAC Nail Transformations collection, apply a single coat and you are good [...]

ThisThatBaby: Stokke Tripp Trapp

Tripp Trapp

Ahhh, The Pheebs. Baby girl just keeps growing and growing. . . and growing. And it all goes by soooo fast! (Yes, it’s true what THEY say!) And now that Phoebe is almost one, I’ve gone through my fair share of “next size” purchases. By “next size” I mean, things that she’s outgrown. With clothes, [...]

One Ingredient, Five Ways: Coconut Oil

ginger lime dressing

It seems everyone is raving about coconut oil these days…and for good reason — It’s a yummy, edible, do-it-all product that also works wonders for skin and hair. This Summer I’m participating in Unilever’s Project Sunlight (this blog post explains the project a bit more), and as part of this fun, sustainable living focused project, [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Jinsoon and Nail Rock

Jinsoon Kookie White with Nail Rock

The white manicure is all the rage right now.  While I would want nothing more that to rock a clean white manicure, it is a bit of a challenge because of the length of my nails. If I cut my nails down a bit I could confidently wear an all white polish but as they [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Nike Zoom Vomero 9

Nike Zoom Vomero 9

I have not seriously worked out in over a year. However, if  you’ve read any our TTBFitLife posts you know that I truly enjoy working out because it makes me feel GREAT. While I pretty much gave up vigorous workouts while pregnant,  I kept up my daily two mile strolls just to keep circulation flowing and [...]

6 Neutral Sandals Under $150

6 nude sandals under $200

If one neutral sandal is good, then 6 is better, right? A girl needs options, especially during the summer when having sandals for any and every occasion is a necessity. However, with all the colorful frocks that are worn when it’s warm, deciding on a shoe can be exhausting. “Do I pick up the mint [...]

Lighten Up and Cool Down: A Few Summer Essentials

Chopt Salad - ThisThatBeauty

Summer is in full swing so keeping cool is the name of the game.  While my hemlines keep getting shorter, my fabrics keep getting lighter, my beverages get colder and my salads get bigger – as a card carrying  member of the beauty club, I am never without my conveniences to help me stay cool [...]

NARS Reformulates Nail Polish and Launches New Shades and Brush

NARS Nail Polish Stylized Group Shot

What’s your favorite thing about nail polish? When you’ve tried as many brands, in as many formulations and as many shades as I have, you start to look for more than just a great long lasting finish and shine. You start to look for other elements to stand out. I found one such thing in [...]

Make a Saturdate at Walgreens with Toni&Guy

Toni and Guy

With the start of a new season, all a girl wants to do is shake things up! Maybe a slight tweak “here” or try something new “there”…and often, hair is the first ‘personal accessory ‘ we can’t wait to change. Well, this Saturday, July 12th at select Walgreens, Beauty Advisors will be on hand to dish [...]

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 [...]