Diva’s Quick Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Focus on Just Natural vs Synthetic When it Comes to Your Personal Care Products

I think it is safe to say we all want our personal care products to not leave us with itchy rashes, breakouts, and discomfort. In light of this, many (more like millions) have moved towards natural products. The term natural is still loosely defined, but in the thos article, it means products that can be found in nature and not chemically altered and not 100% … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Focus on Just Natural vs Synthetic When it Comes to Your Personal Care Products

Beauty News: Beauty Blender’s Bounce Foundation

Beauty Blender has launched their new Bounce Foundation! The bottle is made to use with the brand’s signature sponge and serves as a compact palette. See them it in action! They even offer darker shades as per Kahlana Barfield Brown’s Instagram. The Bounce foundation retails for $40. According to Beauty Blender, Bounce foundation is: “A weightless, full-coverage foundation in 40 shades that easily blends for … Continue reading Beauty News: Beauty Blender’s Bounce Foundation

Beauty News: Essence and Ulta Beauty Partner to Launch a Mentorship Program for Young Girls Who Want to Break into the Beauty Industry

Essence Magazine and Ulta Beauty have collaborated to start a mentorship program for teenage girls of color ages 16-19. The Girls United: Beautiful Possibilities is scouting the next faces that will take the beauty industry by storm. Contestants should submit a one minute video detailing who you are and why they should be selectrs. The contest The deadline to apply is November 30, 2019. Read … Continue reading Beauty News: Essence and Ulta Beauty Partner to Launch a Mentorship Program for Young Girls Who Want to Break into the Beauty Industry

Small Business Spotlight: The Lip Bar Opens Flagship Store in Detroit, Michigan

The Lip Bar, a woman-owned and cruelty-free beauty brand founded by Melissa Butler, has opened a brick and mortar location in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. Melissa has been nurturing her brand for years. She began making the now coveted lipsticks out of her own kitchen. She appeared on Bethanny Frankel’s namesake talk show and became most notable by her highly talked about episode of Shark … Continue reading Small Business Spotlight: The Lip Bar Opens Flagship Store in Detroit, Michigan

Beauty News: Nicki Minaj’s New “Queen” Fragrance

Nicki Minaj Fragrances   Named after her latest album of the same name, the Queen fragrance has top notes of Asian pear, bergamot; heart notes of heliotrope; and base notes of Tonka bean, praline, musk and woods. (Perfumer Flavorist).  What looks like a hairpiece is actually removable and can be worn as a bracelet. This the rapper’s 7th fragrance. It comes in 100 mL eau … Continue reading Beauty News: Nicki Minaj’s New “Queen” Fragrance

Beauty News: Colour Pop’s Releases BFF Mascara

Colour Pop is a brand known for their vibrant colored cosmetics and affordable prices. They recently released a range of mascaras that lives up to what the brand is known for. Some are even whispering themat the mascara is comparable to the cult mascara from Too Faced, Better than Sex. Thos are some big claims given the huge price difference. If you’re interest in the … Continue reading Beauty News: Colour Pop’s Releases BFF Mascara

Diva’s Quick Tips For: Beauty Tips and Tricks!

Being a beauty lover can quickly become an investment. However, there are some ways to ensure you are getting your money’s worth out of all your products and what to do when you’re in between refills and still need to make it work. Check out these beauty tips and tricks! 1. Store your makeup wipes face down (ensure tab is closed) to ensure they all … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips For: Beauty Tips and Tricks!

Beauty News

Maybelline has teamed with Puma for their High-Performance Makeup Collection. This may be the first time a major beauty brand has collaborated with an activewear brand. The collection appears to offer the basic add-ons after foundation. It includes a mascara, eyeshadow duo sticks, matte lipsticks, a highligher, and a gloss stick. The packaging appears simple and sleek with pale pink accents with both brands logos … Continue reading Beauty News

Still on the Quest for the Perfect Natural Deodorant

Last year, I wrote an article raving about Crystal Rock deodorant. Here is an excerpt from the article: “While using it, my lymph nodes did not swell and get irritated.  I can vouch for the claims that it is fragrance-free, non-sticky, and non-staining. It does last a long time, my rock has gotten smaller, but is holding strong. I would recommend this product (and have) … Continue reading Still on the Quest for the Perfect Natural Deodorant