Beauty & the Beat

5 Ways to Combat Oily Skin

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Comments: 0

Oily skin?! Ain’t nobody got time for that! I’ve dealt with oily skin since I was in my pre-teens, and it has been quite the bumpy relationship. (To say the least!) The fact that I live in Florida, doesn’t really help the situation much because even on a cool day here, the humidity in the air continue reading this post →


Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, February 8, 2016 Comments: 0

I would talk about my outfit, but Beyonce dropped a surprise new song, music video and announce a world tour, so I really feel like she needs a moment. I pretty much lost every bit of chill that I had on after watching the “Formation” music video. I nearly OD-ed on the epic nature of continue reading this post →

10 of My Favorite Personal Mantras for Meditation

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Comments: 2

Meditation has always been an important aspect of my spiritual soundness and growth. I grew up in a Christian family where I spent at least 3 days of the week in church, so I’ve always been exposed to the power of prayer and mediation. Meditation isn’t simply something to do. It’s an intimate time to connect continue reading this post →

Silver Linings

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, January 25, 2016 Comments: 0

“Every cloud has a silver lining.” We’re halfway through the first month of 2016, and while I’ve been fortunate to celebrate some really awesome professional and personal milestones like yielding amazing results at work and  celebrating 1 year with my boo, I’ve also had a few hardships to come along. Through my faith and the support of continue reading this post →

Leather Pants Give Me Life

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, January 22, 2016 Comments: 0

I. Love. Leather. It’s pretty much like a good matte lipstick to me… I would wear it 24/7 if I could. Last week I went to the mall just to window shop, and I pretty much waled out of Banana Republic with these pleated faux leather ankle pants. I don’t know what I love the continue reading this post →

Glamspiration: How Jonathan Adler’s Moto X Pure Edition Designs Inspired My Style Aesthetic

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Comments: 2

#XOJonathan Let me start by spilling the tea on who the uber-talented furnishings and fashion designer Jonathan Adler is for those of you who may not be familiar with him. If you want to paint a picture of his personality and style, just think of the kind of person who coined the term “Happy Chic” and calls continue reading this post →

Beauty Crush: GrandeLASH – MD Eyelash & Eyebrow Formula & Grande Mascara Lash Boosting Formula

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 Comments: 0

B&B friends… I have struggle eyelashes and eyebrows. Now, don’t get me wrong, I don’t feel less attractive because my lashes are far from long, and I don’t have those gorgeous, thick Sade Adu eyebrows, but it would be nice to amp them up! Plus, I’d save time and money by not having to fill in continue reading this post →

Feeling Jazzy in a Modern Day Zoot Suit

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Comments: 0

Hey B&B friends! Lately, I’ve been thinking about how I want to modify my personal style in 2016, and I feel like I need  to incorporate more tailored pieces into my wardrobe. A few weeks ago, I wore this pinstriped jumpsuit from Akira Chicago with one of my favorite structured pieces,– a sleeveless white blazer that I found continue reading this post →

5 Tips To Stay Motivated in Your Yoga Practice

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Comments: 2

I’ve been on my yoga journey for several weeks now and although, I’m absolutely obsessed with learning about different practices and postures, I sometimes feel a little burnt out. Whenever I need an extra boost to get on the mat, I give myself little reminders about my passion for yoga. By setting new goals and reflecting continue reading this post →