Beauty & the Beat

Beauty News: MAC X Taraji P. Henson #MACTaraji Collection Launching September 2016

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Comments: 0
#MACTaraji MAC X Taraji P Henson Makeup Collection Poster

#MACTaraji is coming soon!!! Actress Taraji P. Henson is like the cool big sister whose style is always on point. I’ve even interviewed her awesome on-set makeup artist for her hit show “Empire” to learn how to master her signature brows and gorgeous glow as Cookie Lyons, the queen of slayage. Tarji slays style from her head continue reading this post →

Beauty Review: Cargo Cosmetics Land Down Under Eyeshadow Palette + Swatches On Dark Skin

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, August 22, 2016 Comments: 0
beauty & the beat EIC Margo holding cargo cosmetics land down under eyeshadow palette

This past weekend, I took a business trip to Orlando, FL and decided to add some vacation vibes to the visit. Whenever I travel, I try to limit the amount of makeup products that I pack by bringing a single bottle of foundation, a few tubes of my favorite lipstick and other travel-sized items, when possible. Another way continue reading this post →

Boho Bell Sleeves + Grunge Distressed Denim

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, August 19, 2016 Comments: 0

Have you ever had an instant attitude shift based on your outfit of the day? I totally have! In addition to noticing how my mood changes when I love what I’m wearing, I’ve also noticed that my mood can predict the items that I choose to wear. That’s where this boho-meets-grunge look came from. I continue reading this post →

Good Vibes Only…

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Comments: 2

If you follow my blog, then you know that this has been a period in my life of bossing up to fear and actively seeking new ways to creat the life that I want, personally and professionally. I’d totally be lying if I told you adopting this mentality (after months of complaining and not really continue reading this post →

Product Review: The Spatty Cosmetic Tool

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, August 12, 2016 Comments: 0

I. HATE. WASTING. PRODUCT. I’m the girl who takes the lid off of my lotion bottle and sticks my finger inside to scrape the sides or pounds the product out into the palm of my hand. I like to use my cosmetics down to the last drop! So, when I received a free sample of the continue reading this post →

Why I Love My Stretch Marks

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, August 4, 2016 Comments: 4

This post has excerpts from a story I wrote for Clutch Magazine a few years ago called Love Your Stretch Marks. In the story, I talked about how I discovered my stretch marks and then I gave tips to get rid of them. I will not do that today. Instead, I encourage you to embrace your beautiful “natural tattoos.” This is why continue reading this post →

Beauty Crush: TYRA Beauty Review + Swatches on Dark Skin

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, August 1, 2016 Comments: 2

I’ve been smizing… I’ve been smizing … *Cues the beat to Beyonce’s Drunk In Love* B&B friend, I’m back with another beauty crush, and this time around I’m in super-duper, obsessive love! I tried products from the TYRA Beauty line for the first time ever, and I’m crushing pretty hard! Besides being created by one of continue reading this post →

Get The Look: Easy 1-Minute Bun Tutorial

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, July 29, 2016 Comments: 6

I live in Florida, where the sun is pretty much always shining and the summer months bring on an entirely new level of HOT, so making sure my hair is properly moisturized is always a priority, especially as someone with naturally curly hair.  I try my best to use products that will keep my hair healthy continue reading this post →

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Workout

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

Some people say the hardest thing about working out is getting started. While I agree that starting can be tough, it can also be pretty hard to workout consistently and not get burnt out. Staying motivated to workout can be hard no matter what your goals are, but with planning and accountability overcoming that “I-don’t-wanna-workout- today!” continue reading this post →

Check Me Out in this Beauty Blogger Infographic!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, July 18, 2016 Comments: 0

Hey B&B friends! I was recently tapped on the shoulder to participate in an infographic featuring top beauty bloggers sharing our favorite products. There are 45 bloggers featured and I’m happy to have the opportunity to particfipate in this fun project. Check out the infographic Are any of your favorite beauty bloggers or products included in continue reading this post →