Add Pantone’s 2017 Color Of the Year To Your Cosmetics Bag

Pantone has released its color of the year and it’s…drumroll please…GREEN. Just in time for Christmas, which kind-of owns the hue already, the global authority on color has said “greenery” or Pantone 15-0343, is “nature’s neutral” and a “zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.”…

Stressed? There’s a free App for that

We all live stressful lives. Whether it’s stress at work, at home, or just overall, many don’t take the time to decompress. Deepak Chopra recently released a new book, Radical Beauty, with celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder, that claims that Spiritual Beauty (fostering inner peace to increase external beauty) is one of the key pillars to…

Could Your Phone Be Damaging Your Skin?

When I was a beauty intern, my supervisor told me that it’s important to wear SPF indoors, because your skin is still the victim of harmful UV rays emitted by fluorescent bulbs as well as the sunshine that pierces through the window, leading to potential skin damage and pre-mature aging. So, every day I religiously…

CoverGirl’s New Face: Muslim Beauty Vlogger Nura Afia

CoverGirl has announced that Muslim beauty vlogger Nura Afia will be its latest brand ambassador and the face of its new So Lashy! BlastPro Mascara. She is one of the first hijab-wearing woman to star in a nationwide campaign for a mainstream cosmetics brand in the US. The campaign, which aims to promote inclusive beauty,…

Beauty Products Boosted By Superfoods

As people are looking to live healthier lifestyles, more and more beauty products are offering topical versions of foods that are known to be good-for-you internally. From spinach to acai berries, these foods are leaving the grocery aisle and entering skin care, even though studies are still being conducted to prove that adding superfood-boosted products…

Brand to Watch: Thrive Causemetics

When Karissa Bodnar lost her friend to cancer, she realized the need for a makeup line that would be gentle enough for cancer patients to use so they could still feel empowered. She founded Thrive Causemetics, a line of high-performance toxin-free cosmetics with skin-loving properties that all women, regardless of their medical circumstances, can use…

Celeb-spiration: Jessica Simpson’s Multi-colored Fur Coat

I came across a photo of Jessica Simpson wearing a very colorful fur coat and bell bottom pants in New York City. Now, I’m not saying I love the look, but I do applaud the fearless fashion choice, which is out of the ordinary for the singer/mogul. It’s rare to see colorful patters boldly walking…

Eerie Fashion Vibes at Spring/Summer 2017 Dubai Fashion Week

There’s something surreal and ethereal going on with the fashion seen during Dubi fashion week. An eerie pallet of muted tones was seen in many shows, which some may describe as whimsical, while others may see as mysterious and somewhat ghostly. Either way they are all absolutely mesmerizing. Look at some of the fashions and…

The 2016 International Dwarf Fashion Show

New York Fashion week broke barriers this year from featuring models wearing hijabs to models with disabilities, but Japan isn’t far behind in reinventing the standard of beauty that is represented on the runway. On October 26th, the third International Dwarf Fashion Show was held in Tokyo as part of Japanese Fashion Week with the…

Product Review: Unwash Hair Products

So, I am a product junkie, which means every week I put my hair through quite a bit. I have a whole box of hair products I’ve accumulated and feel I need to try every single one of them, and as a result by the end of the week I have a ton of product…

Quest for the Perfect Blow-Out: Dry Bar NYC Review

Post by Jolevette Ever since my hairdresser left New York City, I have been on the hunt to find a suitable replacement. I was very hesitant to trust my natural curly hair to just anyone. I wanted someone to not just blow out my hair when I wanted it straight, I wanted someone who would…

Product Review & Makeup Look: Doucce Cosmetics

I recently received a gift from a friend of a new high-quality cosmetics line that features stylish colors and sleek packaging. The line, Doucce, isn’t very well known yet, but I predict that this will be one of the top makeup brands next year. This past week I created a makeup look using products I…