Post-Vacation Skincare with elf Beauty Shield Magnetic Mask Kit

Post Vacation Skincare with elf Beauty Shield Magnetic Mask Kit

The e.l.f. Beauty Shield Magnetic Mask Kit was sent for review purposes. All opinions are my own. The older I get the more I pay attention to my skin and what it needs. As a frequent traveler, it is common for the circulating air from the airplanes to dry out your skin, especially on long-haul flights. For my mini Euro-trip to London, Paris, and Rome, I made sure to pack a...

6 Tips For Swimming With Natural Hair

Tips For Swimming With Natural Hair

It is springtime in NYC and even though the weather doesn’t really feel like it, pretty soon it’ll be time for beach trips and pool parties. Although I loved these activities when I was younger, I enjoy the beach and pool even more after learning to swim. Messing up my blowout is not an excuse for a natural and I absolutely LOVE the water now. If you have natural hair...

The Ultimate Travel Guide for Planning a Trip to Turks and Caicos

The Ultimate Travel Guide for Planning a Trip to Turks and Caicos

I recently celebrated another birthday and continued the tradition of traveling to another island with my cousin. For my 30th, we were introduced to some of our roots in Barbados, last year we enjoyed food and beaches in Martinique, and this year we visited Providenciales island in Turks and Caicos. Turks and Caicos had been on my cousin’s list for a while so we were excited to find a flight...

Luxe for Less: How to Visit Turks and Caicos on a Budget

Luxe for Less How to Visit Turks and Caicos on a Budget

Although I have traveled to many British, French, and Dutch Caribbean islands Turks and Caicos has been on my vision board since 2014. I am a single, middle-income Brooklyn-saver who is not willing to pay over $700 for any trip…EVER! I waited over 3 years for a flight deal in hopes to afford my dream vacation so trust me when I say you can do it too. What if I told...

7 Easy Vacation Hairstyles for Black Women

7 Awesome Vacation Hairstyles for Black Women

How do you wear your hair on vacation? I’ve taken a good amount of trips in the past 5+ years and protective styles for vacation have been the best option. As a woman finding the best vacation hairstyle is important as it correlates with the various activities on the vacation itinerary and what hair products or hair tools to pack. If you’re looking for protective styles for the beach, your next...

8 Places to Visit in Paris in 2 Days

It’s been a little over a month since my mini Eurotrip and I’m still in the feels about the two days I spent in Paris. I’ve never fallen in love with a city and Paris was everything and then some. When planning, the essential sites for me to visit were Norte Dame, The Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum. Everything else was pretty much up in arms. As a first-time visitor,...

Booking a Paris Photoshoot with Airbnb Experiences

Before my cruise stop in the Bahamas at the Warwick Paradise Island, I’d NEVER taken a professional photo shoot when traveling. Sitting on my aunt and uncle’s couch in London, I realized I would be in Paris alone with no tripod to take nice photos of myself. I’ve heard of many pickpockets targeting solo travelers in Paris and didn’t want to risk someone taking my camera so I did some research...