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Boho Bell Sleeves + Grunge Distressed Denim

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, August 19, 2016 Comments: 2

Have you ever had an instant attitude shift based on your outfit of the day? I totally have! In addition to noticing how my mood changes when I love what I’m wearing, I’ve also noticed that my mood can predict the items that I choose to wear. That’s where this boho-meets-grunge look came from. I continue reading this post →

3 Tips To Help You Boss Up To Fear

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Comments: 2

Everything you want is on the other side of fear. -Jack Canfield   B&B friends, can I keep it real with y’all for a minute? I’ve been a bit of an emotional wreck lately. Recently, I shared how self-awareness helped me get my joy back after going through a rough patch in my professional life, and I continue reading this post →

How Self-Awareness Helped Me Get My Joy Back

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Comments: 2

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 →

10 Amazingly Inspiring Quotes from the 2016 #BlackGirlsRock Awards!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, April 7, 2016 Comments: 0

#BlackGirlsRock founder @BeverlyBond gave a beautiful speech full of honesty, pride and inspiration. — 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 →


Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, February 8, 2016 Comments: 0

I would talk about my outfit, but Beyonce dropped a surprise new song, music video and announce a world tour, so I really feel like she needs a moment. I pretty much lost every bit of chill that I had on after watching the “Formation” music video. I nearly OD-ed on the epic nature of continue reading this post →

Silver Linings

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, January 25, 2016 Comments: 1

“Every cloud has a silver lining.” We’re halfway through the first month of 2016, and while I’ve been fortunate to celebrate some really awesome professional and personal milestones like yielding amazing results at work and  celebrating 1 year with my boo, I’ve also had a few hardships to come along. Through my faith and the support of continue reading this post →

Glamspiration: How Jonathan Adler’s Moto X Pure Edition Designs Inspired My Style Aesthetic

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Comments: 2

#XOJonathan Let me start by spilling the tea on who the uber-talented furnishings and fashion designer Jonathan Adler is for those of you who may not be familiar with him. If you want to paint a picture of his personality and style, just think of the kind of person who coined the term “Happy Chic” and calls continue reading this post →

Feeling Like a Grown-Up in My Gaucho Pants

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Comments: 2

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 this post →

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 this post →

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 this post →