Beauty & the Beat

My Glam Interview with Jerrica Patton, the First Black Hearing Impaired Model to Walk In #NYFW!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Comments: 1

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”   - Ralph Waldo Emerson When I read this quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson, I couldn’t help but to think about Jerrica Patton. I’m sure you’re probably thinking, who is Jerrica Patton, and why does this particular quote continue reading →

Be Gone With The Wind Fabulous With ModCloth’s Twirl Around the World Contest!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Comments: 0

Who runs the world? Twirls! My inner-child is giddy about the ModCloth  ‘Twirl Around the World Contest’ because I was the little girl who always twirled around when I had on a dress! Now, there’s a chance for use to get dressed up in our favorite spring looks, get our twirl on and snag a $350 gift card for continue reading →

Beauty Crush: AQUA BB Beauty Balm

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, March 24, 2014 Comments: 0

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve switched up my beauty routine and decided to give my full-coverage foundation a break by opting for Kiss New York’s new AQUA BB Beauty Balm. I’ve sampled bb creams before and haven’t had the greatest experience finding the right color or texture for my cinnamon-colored, combination skin… until now. Kiss New York’s AQUA continue reading →

My Glam Interview with Celebrity Makeup Artist & 2014 Black Opal Artistic Director Merrell Hollis

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Just when I thought I couldn’t be any further inspired by the amazing beauty looks that we see on TV and in magazines, I learned about the ridiculously talented celebrity makeup artist Merrell Hollis. Let me give you a little a  little background on Merrell because he is no ordinary makeup artist… he’s and Emmy-nominated, award-winning beauty continue reading →

Earn $120 Worth of Free Makeup + a Lilly Pulitzer Makeup Bag at Macy’s!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Comments: 0

When I’m not blogging, exercising or working, chances are I’m at Macy’s! It’s hands-down one of my favorite shopping destinations and now through March 23, they’re offering the opportunity to snag some fab beauty gifts! If you make a $35 Estée Lauder purchase through, you can choose a free 7-Pc. gift that includes free makeup continue reading →

Product Review: Kushyfoot Flats To Go

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, March 17, 2014 Comments: 0

I love shoes… especially high heels. I have so many different pairs that my parents think I need an intervention and previous co-workers nicknamed me “High Heels.” Wearing stylish shoes is always fun, but they can really take a toll on your feet. I usually keep a pair of flats in my car, but what continue reading →

My Glam Interview with Professional Makeup Artist Jo Michelle

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Comments: 0

Prepare to get your life! This interview featuring the uber-gorgeous and equally talented professional makeup artist Jo Michelle absolutely oozes glamour! It’s a known fact that I love searching Instagram for fashion and beauty inspiration, and and that’s pretty much how I stumbled upon this fabulous Orlando-based makeup artist. When she’s no sharing adorable pictures of continue reading →

Beauty Crush: Mio Double Buff Enzyme Exfoliator

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, March 10, 2014 Comments: 0

The latest addition to my shower is Mio Double Buff Enzyme Exfoliator and I’m totes loving this product! I’m all about having healthy skin and one of the best ways to boost the look and feel of your skin is exfoliating! Exfoliating your skin helps get rid of dead skin and reduces dryness and dark spots. I’ve been using continue reading →