BlackUp Cosmetics Finally Came To America! Was It Worth The Wait?

BlackUp Cosmetics was created in 1999 by an African makeup artist based in “the City of Lights”, aka, Paris! Since then, it’s become the number one cosmetics choice for women of color in France. This past September, it finally came stateside thanks to the homework, curiosity and requests of members from that one special sector of the beauty blogger community, the Black beauty bloggers. One … Continue reading BlackUp Cosmetics Finally Came To America! Was It Worth The Wait?

Let’s All Write A Letter To Ourselves, Just Like Adele Did

Like a lot of you, I promptly read Adele‘s morning surprise letter that she posted on her social media accounts. While she disclosed that her next album 25 was certainly on the way (tissues will be on deck for that one), the most touching parts of her personal essay were how she admitted that after years of beating herself up on “failed relationships” and self-doubt that … Continue reading Let’s All Write A Letter To Ourselves, Just Like Adele Did