Beauty & the Beat

Beauty News: Miley Cyrus is the New Face of MAC Viva Glam

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Comments: 0

I can’t say that I didn’t see a Miley Cyrus and MAC collaboration coming our way. She’s a daring, risk-taker and MAC Cosmetics has never skewed from innovative amazingness, so announcing her as the newest MAC Viva Glam spokesperson was… inevitable. Miley even tweeted about her new Viva Glam collection! Every cent from the sales continue reading →

Beauty Crush: Desert Essence Bath & Body Products

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Comments: 0

Hi B&B friends. I don’t know about you but over the past few months I’ve found myself taking a more holistic approach to beauty. I’ve been using healthier products, with all-natural ingredients especially for my hair and skin. So, of course I had to add Desert Essence to the mix! Desert Essence is pretty much continue reading →

Beauty Launch: MAC Cosmetics x Nasty Gal Collection Coming In December #MACxNastyGal

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Comments: 0

MAC and Nasty Gal decided that I needed to get my life, so they collaborated on a limited-edition #MACxNastyGal lipstick collection. There are three bold lippies in the collection in bold, delecatable shades that ooze that Nasty GAl swag that we all love! Flaunt your inner #GIRLBOSS by puckering up in these vibrant hues! Here’s continue reading →

First Look at the MAC AIDS Fund ‘It’s Not Over’ Documentary Trailer

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Comments: 0

HIV/Aids awareness is something that I hold near and dear to my heart. I lost an aunt to the disease and have an uncle who is currently thriving and living a full life with it, but I wasn’t always as knowledgeable and sensitive to the affects of HIV/AIDS until it impacted my family. That’s why I’m absolutely continue reading →

Glam Interview: NCLA Founder Elin Dannerstedt Talks Pioneering Nail Wraps & the New myNCLA App!

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Hi B&B friends! I’ve been keeping pretty busy conducting amazing interviews with some fabulously influential tastemakers in the fashion and beauty industries. My latest project was for Moda Dossier (Yes, I’m a new beauty correspondent for this ah-mazing blog!), and I was privileged to interview Elin Dannerstedt, the ridiculously talented founder of the luxury nail brand NCLA about the innovative continue reading →

Glam Interview: Celebrity Stylist Cynthia Alvarez Dishes On #OITNB Star Dascha Palonco’s New Gray Hair!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, October 16, 2014 Comments: 2

Hey B&B friends. I’m back with another fab interview for your viewing pleasures! With Fall officiallyunderway, a change of color is inevitable, especially when it comes to your hair!  Daring divas are taking the plungeinto the world of gray. One of my favorite people who has taken the plunge in this direction is the Orange continue reading →

Beauty Crush: The COCOTIQUE Beauty Box!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Comments: 0

I have a confession B&B friends–I’m not a huge fan of beauty boxes. I’m usually pretty set in my ways and use pretty much the same products to maintain my hair, skin and nails. I used to think that subscription services were awesome option, but they just weren’t for me. I couldn’t really identify with some of continue reading →

Product Review: Get Fab Skin With Dr. Brandt Laser FX Bright, Perfect and Lift Serums!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Comments: 0

If there’s anything that I absolutely love and don’t take for granted, I would have to say it’s healthy skin. I am a stickler for cleansing and moisturizing my face at least twice daily, but I haven’t always had this mentality. Throughout my teens and college days I spent many days sleeping in makeup and continue reading →

My Glam Interview With Motions Celebrity Stylist Ursula Stephen About Keke Palmer’s New Pixie Cut

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, September 12, 2014 Comments: 0

One of my favorite parts of being a beauty writer is conducting interviews and getting inside scoop on celebrity beauty looks. I recently got the opportunity to chat with Motions Celebrity Stylist Ursula Stephen to chat bout the pixie cut she did on singer/actress/TV host  Keke Palmer for the Glamazons (Remember, I’m Glamazon Margo, too!). continue reading →

Keeping it Cute and Saving the Undies with U by Kotex

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Comments: 0

To save the undies, or not to save the undies? That is the question. There comes a time in every girl’s life when she is presented with a little monthly gift—her period. Along with this transition into womanhood comes the often laughed and talked about topic of “period panties” or as my friends and I continue reading →