Beauty & the Beat

Why We All Should Actively Reflect

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, February 16, 2017 Comments: 0

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word reflect? Is it the action of going inward and reflecting on yourself or a sequence of events? Or do you think about the act of reflecting via your actions? When I think of what this word means to me, my mind continue reading this post →

My Go-To Tip For Being In the Now

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, February 13, 2017 Comments: 3

Hi B&B friends! I started Yoga Teacher Training this year and the experience has been nothing short of life-changing. In addition to learning about the different ways to teach and enhance my personal practice of this beautiful act of meditation in motion, I’ve also learned to look deeper within. One of my biggest struggles over the continue reading this post →

Beauty Crush MustaeV Makeup + 10 Shade Lip Cream Pro Palette Swatches on Dark Skin

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, January 30, 2017 Comments: 0

  Here are my thoughts on MustaeV beauty makeup and skin care products.   MustaeV 10 Shade Lip Cream Pro Palette I absolutely fell in love with this lip palette! It contains 10 gorgeous, highly-pigmented shades that can really be used on all occasions. I took this plaette with me on a weekend getaway and it was continue reading this post →

Kiss Professional InstaWave Review

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Comments: 0

  I love when I discover a beauty tool that becomes a game-changer and mainstay in my beauty arsenal, and that’s exactly what the Kiss Professional InstaWave. I had seen many reviews hair curlers with automatic spin technology, but didn’t know how much of a difference this technology made in saving time and creating gorgeous continue reading this post →

5 Date Night Outfit Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, January 20, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on 5 Date Night Outfit Ideas for Valentine’s Day

This post is sponsored by Century21. All opinions are my own.  Valentine’s Day is almost here and I can’t wait to dress up all pretty and hang out with my boyfriend. I usually buy a black dress for the special occasion, but this year, I’m thinking about switching things up. It’s always nice to have a continue reading this post →

Hip & Heart-Opening Morning Yoga Sequence

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, January 13, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Hip & Heart-Opening Morning Yoga Sequence

There’s no better feeling than starting your day off with a yoga flow that’s rooted in gratitude and opening yourself up to positive energy.  That’s why I put together this hip and heart-opening morning yoga sequence. Did you know that heart-opening stretches literally create space around your heart? Make room for the awesomeness that God continue reading this post →

Ode to the Little Black Dress

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, January 9, 2017 Comments: 3

  Little black dress… how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. You are always on point; hugging my curves and showing off my shape. You make me stand tall and walk with confidence on dates.  You make me feel whimsical when me and my girls get together to escape. Little black dress, continue reading this post →

Let Your Light Shine in 2017

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, December 30, 2016 Comments: Comments Off on Let Your Light Shine in 2017

I’m making a public vow (so you guys can hold me accountable) to make 2017 the year that I focus on letting my light shine.   Not only am I consciously making decision to boss up to fear like never before, but I’m also digging deep to be a more giving person who is genuinely dedicated continue reading this post →

6 Things You Need to Start Yoga

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 Comments: 2

  Congratulations on taking the dive to start practicing yoga! Welcome to the Nama-slay family!  I’m so happy you’re taking the necessary steps to invest in your wellbeing by starting yoga. While this is sure to be a fulfilling experience, it can be challenging not knowing if you have everything you need to get started. continue reading this post →