Mohawkin It

I tried to be edgy and hip and get a real mohawk. I guess I’m back natural again. This style has grown on me.

Shout out to my stylist, Danie Wilks aka @I_Am_Danie on Twitter. She always has specials so check her out. Tell her I sent you!

Spoiled Opulence Salon
948 Marietta St.
Atlanta, GA 30318

http://www.iamdanie.com/

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How to Get Rid of Eye Puffiness

How to Get Rid of Eye Puffiness

Interesting day yesterday. A commenter on yesterday’s post told me that under my eyes look like a 50 year old’s. Well I’m only 25 so that’s has got to change. I actually don’t think I have bags under my eyes yet but after googling the subject (Google should be everyone’s best friend), WEBMD says that it is pretty common for young women and men in their 20’s and 30’s to develop dark circles under their eyes. Many factors can cause dark circles and puffiness (bags) under eyes. One of the main factors is heredity. As we get older, the skin under our eyes begin to weaken and lose elasticity. Other causes for the hideous black eyes can be lack of sleep, stress, sun damage or eating habits. Whatever the reason we get them, there are simple solutions to get rid of eye puffiness.

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Simple Face

I’m not big on makeup but I do a little something to jazz my face up if I’m going somewhere special. I’m love a clean look and either being dramatic with my eyes (heavy on the liner) or accentuating my lips (bright, bold colors).  Below are my favorite products ever. When I go out, I use these every single time. Keep the look simple. Enjoy.

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  • Black Opal Loose Powder $9
  • Eco Tools Blush Brush $7
  • Cover Girl Cheekers Blush #145 $4
  • Maybelline Define-A-Brow Dark Brown Eyebrow Pencil $6
  • Revlon Lash Fantasy Total Definition Mascara $8
  • Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner #201 $6
  • ELT Brow Comb & Brush $1

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All Red Everythang

This post is inspired by my cousin who inquired about my red lipstick. I really started wearing red this year after a good convincing from make up expert and one of my favorite tweeps, Felicia Benson aka @ThisThatBeauty on Twitter. Click here to read her article that changed my red lipstick phobias.

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Skin Care Update

Totally forgot to keep you all in the loop of my skin regimen.

So back in March, I made a post about the list of natural products that I was giving a try. I tested them in that order for about two months. My skin has definitely cleared up. See!!

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The Journey to Clear Skin: So Damn Unpretty Pt 2

It’s been a week and I’ve seen such great improvement in my skin! First, let me tell you all my skin regimen and the products that work for me.

Being that I am crazy about natural or mostly natural products, I chose to use an array of products that would illustrate that. Initially I was going to try all Kiss My Face products but I couldn’t find it in stock at the store.

So, my regimen goes as follows:

I used those everyday, in that order.  Here is how my skin has improved.

  • Day Five–no more dry patches or dark spots
  • Day Eight–skin is dewy, without make up

HAPPY DANCE!!!

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The Journey to Clear Skin: So Damn Unpretty

Once upon a time, I could leave my house sans make up, like so:

how to clear your skin

I am obsessed with a pretty face. No…really. Great skin is VERY important to me. Because I rock a short do, my face is the first thing people notice about me. Most people that see me think I have perfect skin. Au contraire my dear friends! Everyone struggles with their skin on different levels. I did not have acne growing up or in my teens. But once I hit my 20’s, I was hit with scarring and cystic acne that really blew my confidence. I finally got fed and went to see a dermatologist last year. One of the best decisions of my life!

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