Beauty & the Beat

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
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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
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  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
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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
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  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 →

4 Reasons Every Fahionista Needs a Silver Metallic Skirt

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Comments: Comments Off on 4 Reasons Every Fahionista Needs a Silver Metallic Skirt
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Have you ever toyed around with the idea of trying a trend and left it at that… an abstract what-if? That was the case for me when it came to buying a silver metallic skirt. I always considered buying one, but I didn’t know how I could pull it off, so I never followed through with continue reading this post →

5 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers for Beauty Addicts

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Saturday, December 17, 2016 Comments: Comments Off on 5 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers for Beauty Addicts
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  This post is sponsored by Organic Doctor. All opinions are my own. The holiday season is in full force and I’m still not finished shopping for gifts! As I prepare to place gift under the tree, I had an aha moment that I still need items for stocking stuffers! Is it just me or is this the continue reading this post →

Kokie Professional Nail Polish & Matte Lipstick + Swatches on Dark Skin

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, December 12, 2016 Comments: 3
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Hey B&B friends! I’m back with another beauty review! This time I’m swatching away and crushing on Kokie (pronounced Co-Key) Professional. The line was started in 2015 and is a cosmetics line to watch in 2017, but you should definitely check it out now! The name for this innovative cosmetics line is derived from the continue reading this post →

8 Free or Inexpensive Ways to Start Yoga

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Comments: 3
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  You’ve decided that you want to start yoga, but other than that, you have no clue where to begin. Sound familiar? I’ve been there too! When I discovered that I had an interest in practicing yoga, I had no clue where to begin. I knew I wanted to be able to do cool headstands (which continue reading this post →