Beauty & the Beat

How Self-Awareness Helped Me Get My Joy Back

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Comments: 0
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Have you ever felt like your hard work was in vain and no matter how much you try to convince yourself that the “struggle” is worth it, things seem like they’re in a constant state of regressing instead of progressing? That was the story of my life at work for the past several months. I found continue reading this post →

Get Glam this Spring with Zyrtec’s Allergy Face Beauty Kit + Giveaway!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, May 12, 2016 Comments: 0
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Allergies can definitely cramp your style during warmer months. Sneezing, irritated eyes and a runny nose are absolutely no fun when you want to feel and look your best! This Spring the makers of ZYRTEC have teamed with Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg and the lifestyle site  Gilt.com to introduce the first-ever Allergy Face Beauty Kit! You might be wondering continue reading this post →

6 Awesome Yoga Health Benefits

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Comments: 0
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Yoga has great mental, spiritual and physical benefits! I’ve noticed a significant shift in my overall health physically and internally since I decided to really immerse myself in establishing a steady at-home practice. I feel more energized throughout the day, I sleep much better and I find myself taking deep breaths before going into a panic continue reading this post →

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 →