Current Bronzers In My Rotation

I know it may seem like brown girls don’t need bronzer, but I am here to tell you that we do! I’m using “need” loosely, but I personally feel like bronzers really help complete any look. If you wear foundation (especially medium to full coverage), bronzers help add that dimension and warmth back to your face so that it doesn’t look like you are wearing a mask. If you want to the bronzers that have been in heavy rotation for the past few months, keep reading!

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Fenty Beauty: Hit or Miss?

If you are in tune at all with the online beauty community, then I’m sure that you have seen a million blog posts, Instagram posts, and YouTube videos about the new Fenty Beauty line by Rihanna. Hopefully you’re not too sick of them yet, because I have a video to add to the mix. Check it out below!

Did you or will you be picking up anything from Fenty Beauty?

Try Some New Products With Me!

Today’s video is really out of my comfort zone, but I wanted to share some new stuff with you all. I love watching videos similar to this on YouTube, so I thought I would try my hand at it. Let me know what you think of the video and of the products mentioned!

August 2017 Beauty & Lifestyle Favorites

It’s the last day of August so that means 2 things to me. First, it is the birthday of the most special woman in my life, my mom. Happy Birthday Mama! Second, it is time for me to share with you the products that stood out over the last month for me. I think I have some great things to share with you, so make sure to check out the video below!

What have you been loving lately?

NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment | Review & Swatches

NARS has been one of my favorite brands for awhile now, so when I saw that they were coming out with new liquid lipsticks (finally!), I had to try them! The NARS Powermatte Lip Pigments launched a little over a month ago with 20 shades ranging from nudes to black! There were so many colors that I wanted to try, but I narrowed it down to 5. If you want to know what I thought of them, keep reading!

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Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Foundation

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Why do foundations now have to have a name with 10 words in it??? The new Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Foundation is definitely no exception! I picked this up in the shade 5W1 Bronze to test out. As a new addition to the Double Wear line, it is supposed to give a lightweight but long lasting coverage. If you have been following my blog for awhile, you will know that this sounds right up my alley! I tested this out for you in the video below, so make sure to watch that. If you are short on time and want to quickly know what I thought of the foundation, check out my pros and cons below.

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Welcome to the World Baby Girl

Hi friends! I’ve missed you all! If you follow me on any social media then you probably know that we welcomed a sweet baby girl into the world last month! Miss Chloe Jayde Philyaw was born on May 1st at 4:11am weighing in at 4 lbs 11 oz. We are so thankful that she is here and she is healthy!

Prior to giving birth, I filmed a tour of her nursery, but I just got around to finally editing the footage. I love the way her room turned out; girly, but not overdone (in my humble opinion). Not to mention I’m proud of myself for being a bit more frugal this time around and still being very happy with the final result. Check out the tour video below if you would like to take a peek inside of her room!

For a listing of the items shown, please see links in the YouTube description box.

Thanks for the constant support and well wishes!