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5 Beauty Products to Try for Summer

When it comes to your beauty regimen, I believe your products should transition with the summer. The ultimate goal is to feel like your best self and those items you require should enhance that goal. A heavy moisturizer you…

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My Favorite Lush Skincare Products

Over the past month, I’d been contemplating changing the products I use for my skin. My face was getting bored with the same-old-same and to be honest, they really weren’t made with the natural products I’d been longing for.…

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Beauty Review: Luminess Air Airbrush Makeup System

When it comes to my makeup routine, I would say there’s a guaranteed possibility that I won’t be wearing any. Real talk. My time, effort and organizational focus tends to be on other things – like not forgetting to…

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Butterfly EFX: The Interview

Earlier in my career, I had a lovely friend of mine here in Charlotte who was a local radio personality. I would constantly talk her ear off about my dreams and aspirations as an MUA, and somehow, one day…

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Straight, No Chaser: So you Wanna be a Makeup Artist

As a working MUA, I get messages and calls almost daily from aspiring makeup artists. There are lots of self-proclaimed “pros” on Instagram and Snapchat showing you how they have perfected their makeup daily, but there are a small…

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Essence Beauty Box

Beauty boxes landed on the scene a few years ago which allowed the everyday woman have the chance to experience using coveted beauty items curated by the industry’s most trusted sources. What pleasantly surprised me was one of the…

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Amazing Lash Studio

If you were to rewind time a few years ago, you couldn’t pay me to put on faux lashes. Never. I thought they were cumbersome to apply, a pain to wear, and the look just did not appeal to…

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3 Things Natural Girls Wish You Knew

September 28, 2007 was the day I officially began my transition to having natural hair and it’s a decision I’m so happy I made to this very day. There are many mistakes I’ve made along the way, but overall…

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Ulta Beauty’s 21 Days of Beauty

Ulta has to be one of my favorite stores to shop in for all things beauty related. They have such a great selection of brands and products you’ll almost lose track of time looking around at everything! I’m so…