Black Women’s Equal Pay Day: Let Me Spell it Out for You

Today, August 22, 2018, is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. While August 22 may seem like an arbitrary date, it actually marks how long a black woman has to work into 2019 to catch up to the same amount a white man made in 2018. That’s 20 months and ~$.63 to every white, non-hispanic male […]

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Hot Girl Summer Skin Care Favs ✨

I love love love my skincare, and during the summer, it’s time to bring out all the stops to rock a bare face. Even though summer is coming to an end, you don’t want to be caught slipping on hydration especially with a season change coming up. These are some summer favs that just might […]

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Review | Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

“All her life, she had learned that passion, like fire, was a dangerous thing. It so easily went out of control. It scaled walls and jumped over trenches. Sparks leapt like fleas and spread as rapidly; a breeze could carry embers for miles. Better to control that spark and pass it carefully from one generation […]

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Review | Split-Level by Sande Boritz Berger

“But I am just a housewife, I remind myself — a housewife painting in torn underwear, worn inside out. I throw off my robe and grab the blue denim work shirt hanging on the back of the door. I’ve kept this ragged shirt since college — a promise to myself I’d never give up.” -Alex […]

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Review | Make It Classy DIY Beauty Box

Hello friends! The lovely folks over at ClassyCurlies reached out to me and asked me to give their new Make It Classy DIY Beauty Box a review, and I enthusiastically said yes! Here’s why: Make it Classy DIY Beauty is the brain child of ClassyCurlies, a black woman-owned and operated blog! You can find anything […]

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How I Get it Together: Daily Edition

Literally everyone on this planet has their own idea of what “together” looks like. Right? Maybe not, but I do. I’ve gone back and forth over the years figuring out how it really feels to be my best self and more importantly what tools my best self keeps in her (literal, physical) toolbox- different types […]

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Ulta Haul #1

Hello, loves! So, I went to Ulta and *naturally* bought more than I anticipated, and wanted to share my purchases with you! Some of them are holy grail products and some are new things that I’m trying out. Without further ado- here’s a product list! Note: Asterisk*- NYX Cosmetics gift with purchaseHG- Holy GrailNP- New […]

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Hello, World!

Hellooooo, world! Welcome to my thought palace! I have been wanting to start this blog for a long time with lots of “failed” attempts (read: I was NOT ready to commit), but here we are! I wanted to start off by introducing myself. Some of you know me. Some of you want to know me. […]

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