Black Owned Makeup: Zanzi Beauty

So I came across this black-owned makeup company called Zanzi Beauty. I love anything cruelty free so I decided to try them out. (Paraben and Talc free) I tried their eyeshadow palette, foundation and tons of their lip paints. This black-owned makeup brand has amazing pigmented colors for everything they carry. The creator of this …

Deep Condition: Avocado, Honey, and Egg?

You may have heard of this deep conditioning trend on the internet. Wondering if there is any truth to it? Will these ingredients actually condition my hair? Curly hair guru’s and natural hair wearers everywhere have been diving into this new trend. Mixing half a slice of avocado, a teaspoon of honey and 1 egg …

Married at 22?!

This may sound crazy since we live in a generation where young marriage is looked down upon. A few decades ago this wouldn’t have been so surprising. My grandpa proposed to my grandma when she was 18. They were married for 53 years before he died. Living during these times and being married is sort …

Bringing Back All Natural Black Hair

First of all, let me say this, promoting naturally curly hair on black women doesn’t mean I hate you for wearing weave or relaxing and straightening your hair. I wish we could embrace our natural beauty without feeling like we have to fit into our society’s idea of beauty. Whenever I see a natural woman …

On Beauty: Looking the Part Does Not Always Cut It

Beautiful: “Pleasing the senses OR mind aesthetically.” What does it mean to be beautiful? Amazing body? Easy on the eyes? Irresistible? Like meeting your favorite celebrity whom you admire and consider to be “flawless” only to find that their insides don’t really match their outsides. Beauty is deeper than looks. Sure that’s the basic definition …

5 Stereotypes of Black Women We Need to End

1. All Black Women Wear Weaves and Get Perms This stereotype is probably the one that annoys me the most. First of all, not all black women like weave or perms. Take me for example, I HATE them. I’ve never had a perm or straightening agent in my hair and the last time I had …

Why I Love Fenty Beauty

To start, Rihanna really out did herself with these products. All inclusive, 40 shades of flawless coverage. I’ve been using the products for about 4 months and here are my faves. FOUNDATION Her foundation is superior. No, but really, it is. I like to apply mine with a damp beauty blender even though I purchased …