Beauty Haul Diaries: What Was Worth Buying During Sephora’s VIB Sale

If I had to estimate how long I’ve been a Sephora customer, it’s been (definitely) for over ten years! I was ecstatic when it opened at Boston’s Prudential Center (back when they sold brands like Bourjois Paris and Cargo). I went into that store so many times, I still remember on the one random occasion I decided to check out the fragrance section (I must’ve … Continue reading Beauty Haul Diaries: What Was Worth Buying During Sephora’s VIB Sale

‘The Sisters Are Alright’ Is A Smart, Tender Rewrite Of The Modern History Of Black Women

As soon as I read the title The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women In America, I knew that this book was going to be a must-read due to its confident air. As much as I support revealing the hard truths of what it is to be a Black woman in America, fighting the grain against not just racism but sexism, … Continue reading ‘The Sisters Are Alright’ Is A Smart, Tender Rewrite Of The Modern History Of Black Women

Raise Your Hands If You Are ‘Mistress America’ [FILM REVIEW]

Mistress America is one of those New York-based films that attempts to reveal the absurdity and hardships of sustaining in the Big Apple. Yet at the same time (slightly) sells you the dream that it is the only place on earth you can get away with consistently sporadic behavior and the tired adage of “because I’m a ‘New Yorker’” remaining an acceptable excuse in 2015. … Continue reading Raise Your Hands If You Are ‘Mistress America’ [FILM REVIEW]