#TBT with NYX Cosmetics’ Wicked Lippies

Remember the NYX Cosmetics Wicked Lippies? They were a thing in 2014 and I fell head over heels for them. Lip colors so bold, so bright that most people wouldn’t dare to try them. Especially darker girls like me. But, alas, times are a changing. We’re not afraid of bold makeup, as we shouldn’t be (and shouldn’t…

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I Look Young and This is Why

*Editors Note: our previous post stated that Tricia was a 30-something. But she’s actually 42 and again, she snatched our edges since we seriously thought she was in her 30s.  Black don’t crack, right? Nah, actually, sometimes it does. The truth about looking youthful and feeling ageless lies more in the skincare routine than any…

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Karisma Jay, Owner of AbunDance Academy

My name is Karisma Jay and I’m from Brooklyn, New York. More so the Clinton Hill, Fort Greene area, but I’ve pretty much lived all over. I’m a performer, artist, teacher, and choreographer. I’m now getting into directing and writing scripts. But more than anything, I’m the proud owner and founder of AbunDance Academy. It’s…

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The Somewhat Imperfect Ways to Rock the Fall 2016 Beauty Trends

Skin is in, all that glitters is…glamorous, and brown 90s lips are here to stay. Oh, and did I mention those less than perfect, heavily lined eyes with deep, dark black liner are a go? Now, we all know that none of the beauty trends are new. The industry just recycles and renames the looks,…

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