I've been sitting on this post for the last week because I struggled with how I would present what happened in a way that is both respectful of my former friend and helpful to those who might have recently suffered a similar fate. Having someone you care about deciding to discard your relationship is never easy, whether it's a platonic friend or a lover. However, when these sorts of things happen, as they inevitably will at least once in a lifetime, I think it's important to see clearly ... Read More about My Friend of 15 Years Just Broke Up With Me #OhWell
Everybody and her mama is hoppin' in on the beauty train and I am not mad. But real talk? I think it's all owed to Fenty Beauty. Fenty has forced brands to begin targeting black women in their marketing efforts. Did I ever have an issue finding a foundation for my dark skin before Fenty Beauty? No. Not even a little bit. There are a plethora of brands that offer foundation shades in varying skin tones (see HERE for a list). That being said, beauty brands centering black women in their ... Read More about So…Are We Here For Kerry Washington’s New Makeup Line W/ Neutrogena or Nah?
This is Sponsored post on behalf of Uniqlo, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. In two days we're expecting another snow-filled Nor'easter. And, traditionally, snow doesn't exactly make us think of the warm rays and chirping birds of spring. But rest assured, spring is on the horizon, and with it lighter clothing. When I think of spring fashion I think of breathable fabrics, big sunnies, and flowing dresses. Believe or not, I hate to overthink my style choices. I like to walk into my ... Read More about Here’s What You Need To Up Your Style Game Just In Time For Spring
Auntie Pat is that bougie rich auntie who shows up to the family gathering fashionably late and bearing gifts. She's always chic, polished, and everything glamorous. We aspire to be like her, or at least take a piece of her home in the form of those fabulous gifts. While most of Pat McGrath Labs products have that luxury price tag to match her aesthetic, Pat has scaled back a bit on her pricing with the launch of her Spring 2018 collection. Last summer, Lisa reviewed her luxury lipsticks, whch, ... Read More about This Luxury Black Owned Cosmetics Brand Just Released More Affordable Versions of Their Fabulous Eyeshadows
Listen, I don't own the internet. I'm just here like the rest of y'all scrolling by, minding my own bidness, when up pops this man's open letter to his wife. He writes: "So many times i called her weak for her intense emotional reactions toward different things... Told her to grow up, "be a woman", "stop being so insecure"... I'm so hard on my wife and oftentimes disconnected, because the strength i thought she needed, i couldn't see that she already had it. I confused her love and ... Read More about Father of Two Freely Admits to Having Been an Emotionally Abusive Husband