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4 Tips For Choosing the Right Makeup for Sensitive Skin

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, April 28, 2016 Comments: 0
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Makeup is pretty much all of the rage right now! Everybody and their Mama’s Mama are creating and trying new beauty hacks and techniques. I have sensitive skin, so I always make sure I’m careful about finding and using the right products to keep my skin looking and feeling healthy! Your skin is the largest organ of your continue reading this post →

6 Relaxing Yoga Poses to Help You Sleep Better

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, April 22, 2016 Comments: 0
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Insomnia? Ain’t nobody got time for that! Getting a good night’s sleep is pivotal to your overall well-being and productivity. Every now and then, I find myself having every intention to go to sleep at a decent time so I can get a full night’s rest to be energized and ready to tackle the following day… but instead continue reading this post →

6 Natural Oils that are Good for Your Hair

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Comments: 3
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Incorporating natural oils on my hair has pretty much changed my hair care routine for the best. My hair is healthier, shinier, longer and thicker and with me being a naturally curly girl oil and water are pretty much my curly hair maintenance BFFs! Some folks think that oil is bad for your hair, but the truth continue reading this post →

10 Amazingly Inspiring Quotes from the 2016 #BlackGirlsRock Awards!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, April 7, 2016 Comments: 0
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#BlackGirlsRock founder @BeverlyBond gave a beautiful speech full of honesty, pride and inspiration. pic.twitter.com/WzHb8t2WQl — HuffPost BlackVoices (@blackvoices) April 6, 2016 This year marks 10 years of the Black Girls Rock Awards. This year’s honorees were queen mother writer/director/producer Shonda Rhimes, actress/playwright Danai Gurira, actress/ social activist Amandla Stenberg, the legendary singer Gladys Knight,  singer/fashion icon Rihanna, continue reading this post →

5 Tips for Picking & Using the Right Concealer

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, April 1, 2016 Comments: 0
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Finding the right shade of concealer can be quite the tough undertaking, especially for women of color. There are only a few makeup lines that offer a decent variety of foundations that look good on dark skin, and the same applies when looking for concealer. Well, no worries, I’ve got you covered with these tips continue reading this post →

5 Makeup Foundations that look amazing on dark skin!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Comments: 0
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Finding the perfect makeup foundation can be quite the daunting task! There are so many options available that it can be a bit overwhelming (and fun if you’re into testing product like me!). There are so many things to consider when shopping for the perfect makeup foundation like: “Do I want liquid, cream or powder? continue reading this post →

Beauty Crush: Rimmel London Lasting Finish By Kate Moss Nude Lipstick Collection + Swatches on Dark Skin!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, March 11, 2016 Comments: 1
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I’m always on the hunt for pretty, quality nude lipsticks that compliment dark skin, and I think I may have found some good options with the Rimmel London Lasting Finish By Kate Nude Lipstick Collection. I was sent five colors from the 10-piece collection to review. This was my first time trying lipstick from Rimmel London and continue reading this post →

3 things I’ve learned since starting yoga

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, March 7, 2016 Comments: 2
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I’m almost at the 6 month mark of starting my yoga journey! I’m so excited that I finally took the plunge and started practicing yoga. I’ve learned so much along the way and wanted to share a few things that I’ve learned over the past several months. Balance is key When I first started my continue reading this post →

Boxer Braids: What are those?!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, February 29, 2016 Comments: 0
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I’m so tired of being duped by so-called fashion and beauty magazines that claim they’re sharing new trends with us. Last week, I was scrolling through my Facebook timeline and a post by Gorgeous in Grey caught my eye. It was a clip from a UK-based magazine that featured Kim Kardashian and a few other women continue reading this post →