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 [...]

The Best Pastel Nail Colors to Wear Right Now

NCLA - Tennis Anyone?

I’m confused, is it winter again in the North East? I’m pretty sure it felt like 32 degrees this morning and I am not here for it.  While I needed to reach for my winter coat for the second consecutive day in late April, my nails are all the way into spring. The (theoretical) introduction [...]

Hard Candy Eyewear Collection Now at Walmart

Hard Candy Eye Wear Collection

Combine great design, high quality materials and an affordable price and you are well on your way to success with any product.  That is exactly what Hard Candy did with their new eyewear collection and by all accounts, it’s a runaway hit. The Hard Candy EyeWear collection features both prescription and sun-wear frames that are [...]

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 [...]

Mani of the Week: Amy Schumer MTV Movie Awards-Inspired Nail Art

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Amy Schumer’s monologue at the MTV Movie Awards was colorful to say the least, but her Balmain dress on the red carpet was pure black and white royalty. I am obsessed with this dress and knew right away it HAD to be my mani of the week. Keep reading to learn how to get the look in [...]

Get an Easy, Effortless Makeup Look with Jane Iredale Country Weekend Collection

Jane Iredale Country Weekend - Eyes and Lips

I wore my fair share of makeup during winter, even when I really wasn’t leaving the house. As a blogger, it’s just what you do…i’m not ashamed. Now that Spring is here I am looking forward to letting my skin shine through and only use products to give me a kind of ‘effortless’ beauty.  By [...]

8 Beauty Products to get you Flawlessly Through Music Festival Season

Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cooling Cloth

Music Festival Season is finally here and there are tons of shows on the horizon.  While you had to plan and purchase tickets far in advance for your favorite show and to see your favorite artists, the beauty essentials you need to survive the intensity of a music festival can easily be found and you won’t [...]

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 [...]

Jonathan Adler Brings Sleek New Look to Pond’s Cleansing Towelettes

Pond's Jonathan Adler

I love Pond’s Cleansing Towelettes. However, they are usually stashed in a drawer somewhere because the packaging, while practical, can be a bit of an eye sore when sitting next to fancy bottles and jars on a vanity.  Pond’s heard our secret cry and partnered with sculpture, Jonathan Adler, to design packaging that would make [...]