So you want to be an esthetician

I never planned on becoming an esthetician. That all changed when my stress induced acne decided to return after working at a job I absolutely hated. At the time I was a makeup artist with MAC cosmetics as well as a fabric purchasing assistant at a local apparel company. The stress of the fashion job […]

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My mom is a breast cancer survivor. She is in remission and doing better (she has other health concerns we are managing) but when she told me of her diagnosis I was so afraid and upset. I was so hurt because there was nothing I could do to take this illness away. I automatically thought […]


Facts On Face Fillers

As I age, I’ve noticed my nasolabial folds getting deeper and more noticeable, especially when I wear makeup. I didn’t like how it looked and I figured I can’t hide behind this mask forever. Plus I already have a bad case of naturally occurring RBF (Resting Bitch Face) So I decided to get try Juvederm […]

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The Joy of Cooking

The kitchen is my happy place. When I need to relieve some stress or if I’m feeling bored and I want to create something, that is where you will find me. Growing up its also where I would find my mother. I was stuck to her like glue. I just always wanted to be in […]

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Me and my Port

I debated on whether or not I wanted to share this, then I reminded myself that one of the reasons I started this blog was to remind people living with a chronic illness that they are not alone and that there isa community of people dealing with a shared experience. As most of you know, […]

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The Crown Act

Imagine being passed over for jobs, or promotions at work or being penalized at school for wearing your natural hair and protective hair styles (braids, cornrows, locs, twists, bantu knots etc) Well the CROWN which is an acronym for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair. It is a state level law that […]

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Getaways Are Essential

Im writing this post a week after returning from vacation. I met up with some of my closest college girlfriends in St. Thomas US Virgin Islands. Its was healing to my soul! Due to social distancing because of COVID, I hadn’t seen my girlfriends in a year, seeing them plus vacation is exactly what I […]

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