A smile that will not only help you look better but feel better too! ...more

Lavender Sugar Scrub

 I think everyone needs a good Scrub.Sugar Scrub that is.Whether you are a Dude or a Dudette,we all get dry skin in the Winter ,ANDfor some of us, Summer too! (Umm, yeah that would be me.)I have an easy home recipe here that takes less than 5 minutes to whip up....more

Isn't She Lovely?

"She didn't know it couldn't be done, so she went ahead and did it." ~Mary S. Almanac  ...more

Between a Scalpel and a Hard Place

People post a lot of stupid things on Facebook (Why yes, I will accept this award for understatement of the decade, thank you very much).Usually I respond by either hiding offenders’ updates from my newsfeed or just severing my tenuous facebook friendship with them completely.Once in a while though, I get sucked in....more

From Shiny Hair to Kinky Hair - It's All Beautiful

Hair is pretty serious business...both commercially and personally. I wouldn't even say that our culture's obsession with hair is specific to women...or to a specific culture. Men and women across cultures want to have and maintain a healthy head of beautiful hair. However, the challenge for African American women holds a few special challenges because of our history and many of our misconceptions about beauty....more

A TMI Post! Leg Hair--Score One for Menopause

 When the weather turns cold, I wear more pants than skirts.  But about a month ago,  I selected a dress from my closet. Gee, I thought, if I’m wearing a dress, I should shave my legs.I HATE shaving my legs....more
Oh my god they totally mentioned this in "Hot Flash Havoc".  It's a documentary that covers ...more

Layla Hologram Effect Jade Groove swatches+review

I was able to snag this beauty on clearance at Ulta recently, and I'm super happy about it! Yes, I'm talking about a holo...can you believe it? I'm not much of a holo person, as any of my followers knows, but when I met the Layla ladies at Cosmoprof last year, I was able to try some of their amazing holos. I love them :) I haven't been able to find many other commercial holos I like as well. So this very light airy green (which flashes blue a whole heck of a lot) is right up my alley!...more

A TMI Post! Leg Hair--Score One for Menopause

A TMI Post: Leg Hair–Score One for Menopause!Posted on January 16, 2013 by ...more

How many beauty products do you need?

I asked myself this question the other day and wondered.  I started to make a list of my “must haves” and “indulgences.”Must Haves:CleanserTonerHydroquinoneEye creamWonder Woman Serum (I’m getting older…)MoisturizerSPF (You should use EVERDAY)FoundationConcealerMascaraBronzerLip BalmIndulgences: (for others – not me)...more

New Year, New You – With Toned and Tightened Facial Features

The New Year gives us the opportunity to begin anew. Whether it’s a new resolution or a slightly different theme, we can change our minds about how we live our lives....more