BRONCHITIS & OTHER BS

Sitting here sick with bronchitis on my couch on a Saturday night Sunday morning at 1:40 am thinking about my life and my priorities. Deep shit. I know. Basically I'm wondering why I'm so lazy 80% of the time but then reminding myself that - um, hi. You're busy...

NEW BEGINNINGS!

I know what you're thinking. "WHERE THE HELL HAVE YOU BEEN?!?!?" - Well... where do I even start? I've been in school, went to Dubai & Costa Rica, LA, Vegas, continued gallivanting in the streets of NYC, on model sets, TV sets, home in Maryland with the fam, and... I...

50 SHADES OF WHAT THE HELL WAS I WATCHING FOR 2.5 HOURS?

Here is my brief, yet concise critique of 50 Shades of Grey. Ready? Here we go: 1) They need to redo this movie - period. 2) I want Eric from True Blood or Scott Foley to play Christian - No exceptions. Unless you can get Morris Chestnut. Then get Morris Chestnut. 3)...

GRAMMYS 2015: MY FAVORITE MOMENTS & FAVORITE LOOKS!

I'll admit, I'm not usually a HUGE fan of awards shows - but I am a fan of live tweeting, and this years Grammys gave me a ton to work with because it. was. awesome. I LOVED IT! My favorite moment of the night was when Ed Sheeran and John Mayer teamed up for a duet of...

IN THE CITY: BENEFIT COSMETICS x BAUBLEBAR

What do you get when you combine makeup, jewelry, and cocktails? ME in attendance ­čÖé Last Tuesday night was sooooo much fun. I went to the Project Gravitas pop up shop and then I whisked away in my magic yellow cab and headed over to the Benefit Cosmetics x...

IN THE CITY: #TAIFORPG TREAT YOURSELF TUESDAY!

Hey Yall! So this Tuesday in NYC was an extra packed fun-day with a side of fabulosity! I went to my friends at Project Gravitas' pop up shop down on the South Street Seaport for an extra special event for my friend and neighbor, beauty/fashion/life guru Tai...

THE GRADUATING SENIOR BLUES ­čÖü

Let me just start by saying I AM SO SORRY! I know I haven't been blogging like I am supposed to and I have plenty of excuses but none of them are good enough. Something I've decided over this holiday break is that when it comes to my blog, I am cutting the bullsh*t...

PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: ROSEBUD SALVE

BURRRRRR! It's cold in here! There must be some winter in the atmosphere. I said oh, e, oh, e, oh BRING BACK SUMMER -_- Not but seriously. I hate the summer heat in NYC but I will literally take anything other than this bitter cold! Cold weather brings dry hair, dry...

COSMO.COM: 10 Easy Ways to Look Instantly Less Frumpy

SUPER  excited/blessed/honored to have been featured on cosmopolitan.com not once, but TWICE this past week! Charles Manning, the Style Editor of Cosmo.com is a freaking genius and literally can transform a simple outfit into something fabulous! Check out some of my...

PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: KENDI OIL

HELLO BEAUTIES! Now that the cold weather is rolling in like a dang avalanche, it is time to switch up our regular beauty regimens and brace ourselves for the worst of the worst: dry skin & dry hair. Typically during the summer, I don't use a ton of product on my hair...

FALL BOOTIES!

I have been on the hunt for the perfect pair of fall booties - and I am happy to say that I finally found my new best friends (until NYC turns from fall to winter in like a week because we have like .2 seconds of fall and then it's OVER AND IT SUCKS) in my ones of my...

5 STEPS FOR BUILDING YOUR BRAND

Something that humbles me, excites me and scares me is when people ask me for my advice on how I got to where I am in my life. I'm humbled and excited that people look at me as someone who has "made it", but it scares me more than people know! I personally feel like I...

PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: AROMATHERAPY

So I literally haven't been in Bath and Body Worksin like 7 years but I am SO glad I went today! Of course now that Halloween is over, everyone and their mom is selling Christmas stuff and I can't even deal because the only holiday I can prepare for right now is...

#TBT: MY NATURAL HAIR TRAGEDY

Throwing it back this Thursday to a time when I didn't know that one day it would be cool to rock your natural hair and that you would be praised for it rather than teased for it. That poor, glorious curly mane was yanked on a daily basis by evil little monster...

CURLS FOR THE GIRLS!

Hey Beauties! As promised via my Instagram, my "Curly Hair for Curly Hair" Tutorial is finally up on YouTube!!!!!!! This is my very first tutorial so please let me know what you think! Be sure to watch it in HD so you can really see the definition of the curls. You...

1 TOP, 3 WAYS

Whoever said you can never wear the same item of clothing more than once A) Lied and B) Has too much money on his or her hands. It's totally okay to wear the same item twice, even three times! As long as with every wear, you revamp the look. The same full outfit,...