Wedding Inspired Vow VoxBox from Influenster

VowVoxbox from Influenster

I received these products complimentary by Influenster for testing purposes. A couple weeks ago, I received the wedding-themed Vow VoxBox from Influenster. I already attended one wedding this year and have two more to go, one being my sister’s wedding. It contained items great for wedding preparation and I personally believe it was made just for me. These are the items included in the Vow VoxBox Olay Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream...

Belted Dress with Patent Leather Pumps

My first wedding of the year was my best friend’s at the Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing, Queens. Weeks before, the question ‘what to wear?’ became a constant ring in my ear. My best friend, being a male could care less and suggested an older outfit or dress. Me being me refused and went to searching. I bought the INC International Concepts belted printed A-Line dress in “Butterfly Fields” from Macy’s. I...

“Sephora University” Day to Night Smokey Eye Class Recap

A couple weeks ago, I attended my second class at Sephora called Day to Night Smokey Eye. It was a little less crowded than the Contouring and Highlighting class, but it worked out pretty well. As before, we gave our name and a “fun fact” as well as what we wanted to learn in the class. We also got to view Sephora’s proper application method for primer and eye shadow for...

NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Review

NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer

When attending Sephora’s Contouring and Highlighting class I did not come to the class with foundation, so they did a color match with the machine to get my foundation match. I was given the NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer in the color Malaga. Here are details about the NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Your skin – almost bare, but better. This advanced, oil-free formula provides a translucent veil of color and sun protection while...

“Sephora University” Contouring and Highlighting Class Recap

Last Thursday after work, I walked over to Sephora Times Square to attend their Contouring and Highlighting class. It was my first class as a Sephora Beauty Insider and I was nervous and excited There were four Sephora team members and 12-15 students. Makeup stations were separated into three sections based on the person’s color (pale, mediums and dark). If students didn’t have any foundation on, they used the Pantone Color Iq to...

Dotzila 24-Piece Makeup Brush Set

This past August, I visited family in Toronto for the Scotia Bank Caribbean Carnival (Caribana) but forgot my makeup brushes. While it did hurt my heart somewhat, I DID need a new brush set. A couple weeks after, I saw a deal on LivingSocial. The Dotzila 24-Piece Brush Set was original $49 and I purchased it for $18. I am NOWHERE near a makeup professional, but I do want to get better at...

Current Regimen for my Natural Hair

Current Regimen for My Natural Hair

I don’t go crazy over hair typing, but I’ve been considered to be a 3c/4a when it comes to the typing system. Below are the steps I take to wash my hair. It usually takes me about 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete from start to finish. Pre-poo As stated in my Top 5 Staple Products post, I pre-poo my hair with coconut oil. I buy Pure Extra Virgin Coconut Oil...

Top 5 Staple Products

I’ve been natural for a little over a year and finally figured out a regimen and chose staple products. There are occasions where I use products containing silicones and I do use styling tools, but these products have my fro growing and curls popping. If you’re interested, here are my Top 5 Staple Natural Hair products. Coconut Oil I generally use coconut oil as a pre-poo, massaging my scalp with the oil...