Travel Diaries: World Natural Hair Show 2015

Art.Culture.Life., Natural Hair

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Hello lovelies!  Jessica and I went to Atlanta this past weekend to attend the annual World Natural Hair Show.  It was a really exciting experience to see so many women rocking their natural hair in afros, twist outs, wash-n-gos, braids, and other styles. There were other vloggers and bloggers there.

I had the opportunity to meet one of my favorite YouTube vloggers Toni Daley (tonidaley.com.)  I was super excited to meet her and support your business.

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Toni and I

Here’s what I got from Toni:

I also got some mugs from an artist called Twisted Cheri.  She makes posters and drawings of African-American women.  www.twistedcheri.com

I also got a chance to support other business and I got a chance to stock up on some hair and skin care products.

25 Question Beauty Tag

Closet Chic, Hauls and Product Reviews

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Hey beautiful peeps!
I enjoyed doing the “This or That” tag and found the 25 Questions Beauty Tag. Check out my answers.

1. Do you apply your foundation with a brush, sponge, or fingers?
I apply my foundation with my middle and ring fingers…a technique I learned from a make-up consultant years ago.

2. Do you apply your eyeshadow from light to dark? or dark to light?
Light to dark

3. Do you prime your eyes? Yep, I have oily skin.
Primer keeps my eye shadow from creasing.

4. Concealer first, or after foundation?
I don’t use concealer

5. Go for manicures, or manicure yourself?
I manicure myself. I occasionally go for manicures.

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6. Exfoliate lips, face or both?
I exfoliate both

7. On average, how long does it take you to do your makeup?
1-2 minutes. For special occasions 5 minutes tops.

8. Do you wear makeup everyday and everywhere?
Not every day, 2-4 days out of the week I wear eyeliner and maybe mascara or lipstick.

9. What release are you most excited about?
I enjoy checking out new lipstick and nail polish releases from Ruby Kiss and Wet n’ Wild

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10. What’s your weakness? Shoes, purses, clothes, jewellery, eyeshadow, lipstick or other?
Earrings, lipstick, nail polish, shoes.

11. Do you whiten your teeth?
I tried this whitening kit from Dollar Tree and it worked. I will review it later.

12. Wax eyebrows, or pluck?
I’m old school…I use straight razors.

13. What do you use to contour?
I have never contoured…it’s cool to see the process on YouTube videos.

14. False lashes, or natural?
Natural. I tried false but my natural lashes are really curled.

15. Favourite makeup brands?
It’s simple.
Black Radiance
Ruby Kisses
Wet n’ Wild

16. Liquid eye-liner, pencil or gel?
Pencil all the way.

17. Lipstick, lipgloss or chapstick?

Lipstick 100%

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18. Pigments, pressed or cream eyeshadow?
Pigments and pressed…it balances with my oily skin.

19. If you had to wear only one thing, excluding foundation; what would it be?
Lipstick, dahhhhling😘

20. Favourite color?
Purple and Yellow

21. Favourite color combination?
Metalics…bronze and golden hues.

22. Natural? or Dramatic? (Eye Makeup)
Natural mostly…but drama is necessary to spice it up.

23. Do you care more for quality or name brand?
100 % quality!

24. Do you enjoy using face masks?
Yup. Specifically my Garnier Fructis Skin Renew

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25. What is your current addiction? (example: lipsticks, eyeshadows, earrings..)

I wouldn’t say addiction…but I’m into statement necklaces.

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That’s the end of the 25 questions! It was fun doing this tag. I hope you ladies and gents enjoyed it. I’d love to read any of your tags if you do it!

Fun Earrings: Afros and Curves

Closet Chic

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A fun hobby of mine is collecting unique earrings.  I have so many unique, cool earrings.  I recently found some earrings at the local beauty supply store that I thought were so cute.  They are black women with afros and curves.  I had to get them.  They were $1.49 per pair. 

Closet Chic: Simple Saturday

Closet Chic, Natural Hair

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Hey Lovelies,
This past Saturday I went out with my sister to run errands and go shopping for some fabrics and some things needed for some DIY projects.
The weather was beautiful.  I put this simple look.
Shirt: Target $5
Yellow Pants: Wal-Mart $7
Necklace: Wal-Mart $3
Turquoise shoe:  Random beauty supply store for $9
Floral Earrings: Random beauty supply store $1.49

I teased my hair as big as it could get. I love some big hair.

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Style Inspiration

Closet Chic

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I just love bold colors.  They work  well with any skin complexion.  This outfit is so chic and polished.  I created this with different body types in mind.  This is a great look for women with fuller figures to petite body frames.  I hope you enjoy this look.