Hello readers, (how) do you practice self-care? To be honest, I don’t really know myself. I feel like the common idea of it just being one’s spa day robs it of the weight of its activist origins. One’s 9-to-5 is one thing, but the stress of trying to change the forces of the world is a whole other story! Some people may find the collectiveness … Continue reading Pacifica Well-Being
Hey hey readers, can you believe that it’s August? I would like to formally issue a big curse to everyone’s who has ruined this year for everyone else. Not just in big, unfortunate terms, but even just everyday moments that we’re missing out. As I said in my Skincare Routine post, I accumulated a bunch of stuff. So I’m actually using products and finishing them! … Continue reading July 2020 Empties
Hello readers, how are you?I haven’t posted in a month! I can’t believe I kind of miss it. Even though I’ve no idea what’s going on with this new WordPress format, I love typing and sharing. So here is the latest batch of Black-owned brands! I usually try to keep to my blog’s theme of skincare, beauty, and fashion, but there have been a lot … Continue reading Black-Owned Brands: Beads Byaree, Harriett’s Bookshop, Morning Moon Made Gifts, Bevel, Adjourn Teahouse
Hi readers, have you been testing the waters? It seems that pretty much everywhere here in the US is trying or starting to “reopen” after having the shittiest initial response. So I will probably be stay staying put. Some people may be having time to play around with makeup looks, but I honestly don’t have that much extra time. However, with everyone else home, old … Continue reading May ’20 Currently: Skincare Routine + Where to Get Test Products
Hello hey hey readers, did you do anything for Valentine’s Day? I was feeling kind of lousy (unrelated) and bought myself two Target beauty boxes. Woah, Mars, you absolute madman! Right? The theme for one of them was “Pucker Up” which I thought was perfect for Valentine’s, but per usual, I’m late! The other box’s theme was self-love which can be enjoyed year-round. 🥰 Pucker-Up … Continue reading February Target Unboxing
Happy Black History Month readers! How are you celebrating freedom? I haven’t quite figured what I’m doing myself but perhaps a toe-dipping into canvassing for my candidate is in order. Just thinking about it is giving me cramps, but I guess when you’re always overthinking, you gotta not sometimes 😅 I’d been trying to make videos for Empties, but I’m still not good at recording … Continue reading January 2020 Empties
Hello readers, are you using your holiday gifts? View this post on Instagram I won a gift card, so… I actually have a #haul! I used it for my Xmas gifts half of which I'll show in this week's post. . #discoverunder1k #discoverunder5k #discoverunder10k #tampablogger #floridablogger #beautybloggers #bbloggers #makeupideas #skincareproducts #makeupblog #facemask #hairlove #hairproducts #shampoo #arganoil #lagirl #lacosmetics #elfcosmetics #makeupbrush #makeupbrushes #aloevera #aloe #lotion #veganbeauty … Continue reading Ulta Xmas Haul!
Hello hello all, have you fastened your seatbelts? I drafted this while we were keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian. Fortunately, Florida was mostly spared, but the Bahamas suffered major damage. If you have GoFundMes or other donation links, send them and I’ll share them! I haven’t been blogging lately because I can’t get into my affiliate links program! I’m not here to sell you … Continue reading Black-Owned Brands: Foxie Cos., Coloured Raine, Taliah Waajid
Hello readers, what’s your favorite perfume? I don’t really have one. I usually just use gifts but not overly so. There have been perfumes sitting around for years because I wanted to “save” them. For what? The opera? So I’ve decided I need to clean out and possibly even start trying new perfumes so I can find one for myself. 😄 Victoria’s Secret Strawberries & … Continue reading July 2019 Empties: Scents!
Hello readers, get any April showers? I typically try to close out the month with an empties, but I haven’t posted one in almost a year, so this is close enough, right? And you’ll forgive me if I don’t remember how these actually work and talk more about the brands 😅 Vo5 Conditioner I usually just use whatever hair products around which tend to be … Continue reading April 2019 Empties