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My Birthday + My Visit Home

My Birthday + My Visit Home

I cannot believe that I am thirty-eight years old! I know, you are shocked, but I am a product of a Melanin Queen, aka my mother and I am the Melanin Goddess. We age like fine wine, honey!

Event Recap: Mind Your Business Series

Event Recap: Mind Your Business Series

I had the opportunity to sit on a panel with lovely creatives and entrepreneurs at the Mind Your Business Series, hosted by Kay of She’s a Creative. The Mind Your Business Series is her first event, and it was an amazing experience. Cheers to you, boo!

Afternoon of Glam at The Winky Lux Experience

Afternoon of Glam at The Winky Lux Experience

Makeup plus social media sharable content equals a good time for bloggers! I had an opportunity to spend a Sunday afternoon at the Winky Lux Experience in Atlanta. If you are not hip to Winky Lux, let me take a minute to give you a quick rundown.

Fall Makeup Look + Fashion at the Trap Music Museum

Fall Makeup Look + Fashion at the Trap Music Museum

I am sure that all creatives can agree that we love to create. No matter what it is, it is our first love. Sometimes, we work so hard at what we do, and we tend to forget to take time out to enjoy going out without thinking about, creating.

In my case, I love creating content. My mind wonders 24/7 and sometimes it drives myself crazy. After a long work week, it was time to enjoy a night out and engage in some activities that do not require any form of work. That is what I did - I attended the pop-up Trap Music Museum in Atlanta.

Four Reasons Why I Rebranded

Four Reasons Why I Rebranded

Happy October! It's a new month, and we are just under 100 days remaining of 2018. I remember at the beginning of this year, I read through my list of goals I wanted to achieve for 2018 and I can honestly tell you that rebranding was not one of them. However, I did indicate through prayer for an increase in my business and craft.

Makeup Mogul Masterclass Recap with Tiyana Robinson

Makeup Mogul Masterclass Recap with Tiyana Robinson

I was excited to be an attendee of the Makeup Mogul Masterclass taught by makeup artist extraordinaire, Tiyana Robinson. Before we dig in, let me give you a background on how I ended up in her masterclass.

On-set with Damn Write Originals

 On-set with Damn Write Originals

First of all, let me elaborate on how POWERFUL social media is! Thanks to one of my friends, I reached out to a correspondent who posted on Twitter that she was looking for a makeup artist for a short film.

Third Blogiversary + New Beginnings

Third Blogiversary + New Beginnings

I know, I have been MIA for some time now, but a lot has happened in my personal life. I had plans on writing some blog posts regarding spending my first birthday as an Atlanta resident, my one year anniversary as a resident of Atlanta and other random posts including some podcast recordings. However, some events happened in my life to where I decided to take a mental break.

Issa #BloggerChallenge: 36 & Winging It

Issa #BloggerChallenge: 36 & Winging It

There is nothing like a good ole blogger challenge! My blogger boo Courtney from Passionate Woman CS created a fun challenge in her latest post, 25 & Winging It. She created this challenge for bloggers to share some fun facts, confessions and life lessons about us. So when my girl and blogger boo Michaela from A Dash of Michaela, shared her post, 23 & Winging It, she then tagged me to join the challenge as well and I am ready for the task. 

5 Tips on How to Keep your Makeup Summertime Fine

5 Tips on How to Keep your Makeup Summertime Fine

Summer 2018 is just around the corner, and of course, we are ready, or not. When the sun is out, we are out, and we cannot afford to have our makeup looking like you came through drippin, literally. One thing I hate to see is a queen out and about with her makeup running down her face.

Get Jay's Look: Beychella x Jaychella

Get Jay's Look: Beychella x Jaychella

It's been a while since I've done any Get Jay's Look posts and it feels good to bring them back. Kicking off my 2018 makeup looks, it was only right to recreate Beyonce's makeup from her performance at Coachella. 

Nice for What: Celebrating Myself

Nice for What: Celebrating Myself

I have always been a fan of Drake's music, especially when he released More Life last year. To this day I still play that album from start to finish. Earlier this year, he released God's Plan, and it caught my attention, at least I thought it did until he dropped, Nice for What this past Friday night. Let me tell you, the MOMENT I HEARD THIS SONG, I instantly fell in love.