Beauty & the Beat

Boho Fall Fashion Vibes + Practicing What I Preach

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Comments: 0

Remember when I shared how I planned to boss up to fear with you guys? Well, I was serious. After going through some really emotional and semi-stressful times in my personal and professional life, I decided to stop complaining and start being the change that I wanted to see in my life. One of the biggest continue reading this post →

3 Ways ColourPop Can Stop Having To Apologize for Offensive Product Names

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, September 22, 2016 Comments: 0

One thing that I’ve always admired about ColourPop Cosmetics was what I believed to be their inclusive marketing strategy. When browsing their social media sites, I’d always see product swatches on multiple skin tones (fair, medium and dark), which to  me meant they valued people of all colors. They even launched product collections with beauty continue reading this post →

Glam Interview: Inez Laval Makes Waxing Painless For Men & Women at ZENii by Inez Spa

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Comments: 0

Inez Laval is the smart and talented CEO/owner of  the spa ZENii by Inez . She’s been an esthetician for 13 years and has transformed the idea that waxing has to be painful. You usually hear about ladies sharing spa experiences regarding waxing, but Inez’s clientele consists of men and women. The name of the business is continue reading this post →

#NYFW Backstage Beauty: Glam Nails By CND for Libertine & Alice + Olivia for Spring/Summer 2017

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Comments: 0

I left sunny Florida and headed to NYC for some NYFW Spring/Summer 2017  backstage beauty coverage with CND (Creative Nail Design). I knew it was going to be a dope day in fashion because when I pulled up to Sixty LES, which is the uber-chic hotel where the CND Design Lab was, the first person I continue reading this post →

6 Health Benefits of Doing Headstand

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Comments: 2
6 health benefits of doing headstand

Feeling depressed, stressed or anxious about something? Don’t worry, just flip upside down and let the headstand asana save the day! No, seriously, do a headstand if you’re experiencing these feelings because this pose leads to instant positive vibes! Headstand has some really great benefits your mind, body and spirit! It’s one of my favorite postures and continue reading this post →

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: 2

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 →