#RedForSelena #SiempreSelena Today Marks the 20th Anniversary of Tejano Pop Singer Selena Quintanilla’s Passing

I remember when Selena passed away, back in 1995. I was so sad for her and her family. She was assassinated by her own fan club and boutique manager, Yolanda Salvidar, who is currently serving life imprisonment, with potential for parole in 2025. I was eight years old then. I couldn’t make sense of it at the time but that summer when my mother and … Continue reading #RedForSelena #SiempreSelena Today Marks the 20th Anniversary of Tejano Pop Singer Selena Quintanilla’s Passing

9 Necessary Life Quotes Based Around Lipstick #NationalLipstickDay

So July 29 is National Lipstick Day! I can’t even recall this being celebrated last year, but hey, for anyone that wears, loves, or is obsessed with makeup, and especially lipstick, today’s just another day to feel less guilty about your growing collection that may range from Wet ‘n Wild and Jordana to By Terry and Tom Ford. As a symbol of classic femininity and … Continue reading 9 Necessary Life Quotes Based Around Lipstick #NationalLipstickDay

Other Red Lip Colors to Wear in Karyn Washington’s Memory #DarkSkinRedLip

At the age of 22, the inspring founder of For Brown Girls and the social media movement #DarkSkinRedLip, Karyn Washington committed suicide earlier this year. Her death sent shockwaves through the black blogosphere, as she was one of the most popular self-love bloggers for black women. Her latter online organization #DarkSkinRedLip especially touched her readers as it encouraged women of color, specifically those of darker … Continue reading Other Red Lip Colors to Wear in Karyn Washington’s Memory #DarkSkinRedLip