How to Create a Natural Glam Makeup Look

Those of you who know, know that I live for a natural face beat. You know, a nice nude with a pop of lip color. Maybe a little eyeliner to jazz it up. But not by much. Since it is the month we celebrate love, I wanted to create a look for Valentine’s Day that was natural, yet glamorous at the same time. To achieve this look, I enlisted the help of my trusted friend/sister, Naomie of Blushed By Naomie.

natural glam makeup tutorial

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A Day in My Blogging Life | Lucy's Pearls

A Day in My Blogging Life

I did it. Two videos down for the month of January. I’m really proud of myself for keeping my word. If you haven’t seen my first video for this blog, see it here. Now, onto the other video I was working on.

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The Pay Black Movement | Lucy's Pearls

The Pay Black Movement

One of my childhood friends recently moved back to Atlanta temporarily. She’s one of those genuine friends that really isn’t easy to come by these days. And one of the few people that I can truly say has been true to herself through all of her years. We got to chatting about the ups and […]

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The Devoted Routine of a Crazy Freelance Life | Lucy's Pearls

The Devoted Routine of a Crazy Freelance Life

It is day twenty of the new year and also my third year of being a freelancer. I survived! There were many times I really didn’t think I would make it. Things got pretty crazy after quitting my job in 2013. There have been many ups and downs and lessons learned but I’m so grateful for […]

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2 Reasons Why You Must Resist the Need to be Perfect

2 Reasons Why You Must Resist the Need to Be Perfect

Do you remember that one time in fifth grade when you had to read your fiction novel in front of your entire class? Well, maybe it wasn’t a fiction novel. Whatever it was, do you remember how nervous you were? If you have a fear of public speaking, you probably recall those moments from childhood and carried […]

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How to Be Shameslessly Authentic in 5 Simple Ways

How to Be Shamelessly Authentic in 5 Simple Ways

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde If you’re unfamiliar with Brene Brown, I need you need to stop what you’re doing and check her out now. She is most famous for her talks on vulnerability, courage, authenticity and shame. Ok, now come back. Your life is changed, right?? Brene’s teachings are everything and more. […]

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How To Pack Like a Pro for the Holidays

How To Pack Like a Pro for the Holidays

Despite not having consistent employment in 2015, I got to visit more places in a year than I’ve ever before. Once I got a full-time job, I committed to traveling somewhere once a month. Since July, I’ve been to New Orleans, Chicago, Nashville, and New York. Tomorrow, I leave for Los Angeles and I’m GEEKED. […]

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8 Inspiring Holiday Gifts That Will Make You Crush 2016

8 Inspiring Holiday Gifts That Will Make You Crush 2016

Oprah isn’t the only one with a favorite things list. Albeit, her favorite things list on Amazon is pretty awesome. Last year, I created a holiday gift guide for bloggers. This year, I want to focus on you ladies who want to be awesome, too. And to be awesome, you need some tools. Here are […]

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