MANICURE MONDAYS: SHOULD YOUR NAIL POLISH MATCH YOUR LIPSTICK??

Have you ever been getting dressed to go out, and while getting your outfit coordinated and putting the finishing touches together wondered... Should my nail polish match my lipstick?? I sometimes find myself doing this. It seems if I have pink nails then I'm definitely wearing pink lipstick and maybe even a hint of pink in … [Read more...]

MAC COSMETICS TEAMS UP WITH RIHANNA FOR NEW COLLECTION

Rihanna's reign really won't let up!  The singer, who turns 25 today, just launched a new clothing line this week and now she's teaming up with MAC Cosmetics. Rihanna's agreement with MAC is being called an "unprecedented deal" for both parties and Rihanna is calling the deal a "no-brainer." Rihanna will collaborate … [Read more...]

TOO YOUNG FOR A PERM

When I was 13 I remember literally getting on my knees and BEGGING my mother to let me get a perm. All the girls in my class had long flowing hair and weaves and other hot hairstyles and I was still rocking a press and curl or braids. It wasn't fair!! I had friends who said they had been getting perms since elementary … [Read more...]

MANICURE MONDAYS: TAMI ROMAN’S NEW NAIL POLISH LINE “SPRING LOVE”

Basketball Wives star Tami Roman takes her turn in fashion like so many other reality stars trying to extend their 15 minutes of fame.  She recently launched a new nail polish collection called ' Spring Love' at the Love Cosmetics celebrity nail bar in Los Angeles. BBW co-stars Evelyn Lozada, Shaunie O' Neal and Suzie … [Read more...]

MANICURE MONDAYS: VALENTINE’S DAY NAILS

Love is in the air and now it can be on your nails!!! What better way to express your love or crush than with pink and red nails? There are just so many options when it comes to Valentine's Day inspired nails. You can go with red hearts all over or mixed it up with pink and white zebra stripes with a cute bow on top. What … [Read more...]

MANICURE MONDAYS: LONG VS. SHORT NAILS (POLL)

Since I was 14 years old, I've been getting my nails done at the shop. Every two weeks, I would faithfully go to the mall to get my long, acrylic nails filled in (ratchet, I know). The longer my nails were the better. I remember getting every design, whether it was my boyfriend's name or my high school colors with as many … [Read more...]

GODDESS GLAM: FLIRTY FRIDAY LOOKS

For some reason I've been feeling very girly and flirty lately. Maybe it's because Valentine's Day is coming up and I just love this time of year.  Fridays are great to wear a look that can transition from day to night.  There are so many options for women whether it be accessories, fashion, hair or makeup and I've included … [Read more...]

THE FIVE STRAND BRAID

I’m not the most creative when it comes to hair. I’m usually rocking a pony tail, loose curls or I'll let it hang straight. Every now and then I’ll do a wash and go and leave it curly but I must admit that I don’t leave myself much time to do anything different with my hair. So, when I started seeing the five strand braid, … [Read more...]

MANICURE MONDAYS: BLACK MATTE NAILS

Matte nail polish has become increasingly popular. Matte nail polish was invented in 1992, but it is just now becoming mainstream. Bright, glossy nails are being replaced by matte shades of grey, black, blue and purple without the need of lustre and shine. You should also keep in mind, matte polishes perform best on shorter … [Read more...]

MANICURE MONDAYS: PRESIDENT OBAMA INSPIRED NAIL DESIGNS

In honor of President Barack Obama's second inauguration today, we are showcasing Obama inspired nail designs. I think this is such a cute and creative way to show your support for our President. Nails are definitely the number one accessory, in my world; and while you're rocking your Obama t-shirt, button and maybe even a … [Read more...]