Beauty & the Beat

Feeling Like a Grown-Up in My Gaucho Pants

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Comments: 0

Yesterday, there was a cold front in the Tampa Bay Area. It was the first time since the Autumn season officially started that temperatures dropped from the low 90’s and mid-80’s and dropped into the 40’s. Today, it’s a different story. It’s back in the 70’s and I tossed my sweater and boots for gaucho pants, a tank, continue reading →

5 Free Yoga Resources for Beginners!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Comments: 0
5 Free Yoga Resources for Beginners!

I’ve been having a blast over the past few months as a newbie to yoga. Friends and followers on Instagram have been inquiring about what I’ve been doing as a part of growing and improving my yoga practice. I’m a yogi on a budget, so much of my practice has been at-home and with the use continue reading →

5 Fall Lipstick Shades Every Brown Girl Should Try

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Comments: 2
5 Fall Lipstick Shades Every Brown Girl Should Try

Fall is here and as the leaves change color and the style of clothing you wear changes, so should your makeup! One of the quickest ways to boost your glam is by experimenting with different lipstick hues. Here are some of my go-to lippie shades that brown girls should try this season! 1.You can never go continue reading →

Ask Margo: What tips do you have for starting a blog?

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, November 6, 2015 Comments: 0

Blogging is one of my favorite creative outlets, and I love when I get questions about how to start a blog? For some, starting a blog with little or no experience can seem intimidating and unfeasible. The truth is–if I can do it, you can do it! A few days ago, I received an Instagram continue reading →

My Style Confessions…

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Comments: 8

I LOVE clothes and I LOVE shopping my own closet for great staples. It helps me appreciate the items that I own and saves me from putting a dent in my pocket. People often ask me where I get different articles of clothing from and most of the time it’s a thrift store or an item that I continue reading →

Beauty Crush: NYX Cosmetics 3C Conceal Correct Contour Palette in Dark + Swatches

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, October 30, 2015 Comments: 0

I’m no makeup pro, but I like to dabble and enhance my features using different products and techniques. I’ve always loved watching make up artist treat the face like a canvas and paint on gorgeous creams, liquids, glitters and powders for a fabulous finished look. Everybody and their mama’s mama is obsessed with contouring, strobing continue reading →

Ask Margo : What benefits have you experienced since starting yoga?

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Comments: 8

My friends all know that I’m the yogini of the group and I’m always posting pictures of my progress on social media. Recently, a friend of mine posed a really great question that will be the topic of this post. He asked what benefits I’ve experienced since starting yoga. I have definitely experienced several physical benefits from practicing continue reading →

Channeling My Inner Explorer in a Hooded Utility Jacket

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, October 26, 2015 Comments: 2

I’m always in the phase of cleaning/assessing/reorganizing my closet, so on a random Friday evening I decided to do a little cleaning and I stumbled upon a really dope utility jacket that I bought at Old Navy a few years ago. I was living in Chicago and it was snowing and cold, but not freezing so continue reading →

Glam Interview: Love, Cortnie Handbags founder Cortnie Elizabeth Talks Turning Your Passion Into Your Career

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Comments: 0

If you could turn your passion into a career, would you take a leap of faith to make it happen? That’s exactly what Cortnie Elizabeth, the brains and beauty behind the Love, Cortnie handbag company did when she decided to leave the worlds of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy for a fashion career. After earning a continue reading →

When I’m Feeling Blue…

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, October 19, 2015 Comments: 0

When I’m feeling blue, I don’t get sad… I get glam! I actually wasn’t feeling blue when I snapped these pictures over the weekend. I was in a pretty good mood. The weather in Florida was gorgeous (mid-80s and sunny) and I got to spend the afternoon playing in my clothes and makeup. Pretty dope, continue reading →