PÜR Cosmetics My Little Pony: The Movie Collection

PÜR Cosmetics My Little Pony The Movie Collection

The My Little Pony Collection was sent for review purposes. All opinions are my own. I grew up in the 90s and LOVED My Little Pony. The toys and pretty much anything associated with the My Little Pony franchise was for me. If you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve seen my unboxing of the new PÜR Cosmetics My Little Pony: The Movie Collection. The set came in a cute caboodle case...

E.L.F. Moisturizing Lipstick Swatches + Review

E.L.F. Moisturizing Lipstick Swatches + Review

PR samples were sent for review purposes. As always, opinions expressed are my own. I’ve been going back to basics using hair and beauty products that are both affordable and have good quality. Lip products are my favorite and I’ve been loving each e.l.f. moisturizing lipstick included in my beauty squad boxes. The e.l.f. moisturizing lipstick comes in a variety of shades. No matter your skin tone, there is a...

Carnival Inspired Makeup

carnival inspired makeup

If you’re a longtime follower, you know that I LOVE Carnival time. I haven’t played mas since 2014, but I watch Machel Monday, Soca Monarch, and other streamed events online. Being upset I missed another carnival, I created a look inspired by my costume for Caribana 2013.   A post shared by Jo🌟nna E (@joannaen) on Aug 3, 2013 at 5:36pm PDT Read more on how I did this carnival inspired makeup...

Beauty Essentials for the Office

Beauty Essentials for the Office

Living in NYC as a millennial blogger means at any given time there is SOMETHING going on after work. These include press events, planned and random meetups with friends and (when I’m up to it) dates. Most days I don’t want to have time to go back home, so I keep a few beauty essentials in a makeup bag in my desk. If you wear little to no makeup to work and often...

PUR Cosmetics Trolls Eye Shadow Palette

The Trolls Eye Shadow Palette was sent for review purposes. As always, opinions expressed are my own. Are you a fan of Trolls? I remember my sister having one when we were kids and hiding it in the corner somewhere. lol A few weeks ago, I unexpectedly received the new package and it just happened to be the PUR Cosmetics Trolls Eye Shadow Palette.   The Trolls eye shadow palette is a 16-piece eye shadow collection inspired...

Best Fall Lipstick Colors for Brown Skin

Best Lipsticks for Fall and Winter

This post is not sponsored but contains some affiliate links Out of all the makeup I have, I LOVE neutral, dark and rich lipsticks, especially when Fall and Winter seasons come around. From liquid mattes to shimmer and creamy finishes, here are some of my favorite neutral, dark and rich colored lipsticks for fall and winter separated by color category. Brown and Nude A natural look is perfect for the fall....

Indo-Caribbean Style at Bazodee the Movie Premiere

Jewelry and shirt were provided for the movie premiere. Excited about covering Bazodee the Movie as press, the question of ‘what to wear?” stayed in my mind. Going with the African-Indian theme of the movie, I wanted to include NYC Urban, Indian and Caribbean looks, so I came up with what I call an “Urban-Beti”. Beti is a Hindi word that means daughter and sometimes a woman in India and Indo-Caribbean cultures. The top...

Summer Beauty Favorites

Summer is here and I’m sharing some of my new and old summer beauty favorites. All of these work very well for my combination skin and skin tone. E.L.F. Studio Flawless Finish Foundation I came back from Tobago SUPER TANNED and my go-to foundations didn’t work well for my new color. While the Shea Moisture Havasu Hazel foundation worked well for me last summer, it was a bit too light for...