DIY Strawberry Peppermint Foot Scrub

Give yourself a sensory experience while softening up your feet in preparation for an at-home pedi. Erika Katz, beauty expert and author of Bonding over Beauty, has created a DIY Strawberry Peppermint Foot Scrub that is the perfect mix of delicious fragrance and skin-softening ingredients! Just follow these simple simple Read more

IT Cosmetics Cushion Compact Review

Last spring and summer while in Southeast Asia, I became intrigued by cushion compacts. Cushion compacts, like the BB cream, are the beauty brainchild of Korea...I really would like to go on a beauty passage through Korea. They seemed to be everywhere and I made mental note to myself to grab a couple before Read more

Foods That Stain and Whiten Your Teeth

If coffee, cigarettes, red wine and food have left their mark on your teeth, you’re not alone. "The rule of thumb is anything that can stain a white T-shirt can stain your teeth too," says Sharde Harvey, D.D.S and principal in New York-based Smiles Park Avenue, a practice that Read more

The Perfect Pink Lipsticks and Lip Glosses for Dark Skin

Sometimes with my dark skin tone, it can be a bit hard to find the right lip color, especially when it comes to pink. So I was super excited when I received several different shades of pink lip glosses and lipsticks from NARS, Mehron and Uslu Airlines. I'm pretty sure a lot of Read more

DIY Coffee Grounds, Baking Soda, Lemon Body Scrub

This past Saturday night all I wanted to do was stay in and have an at-home spa night. Spa as in facial, hair masks, mani and pedi as well as total body exfoliation. Luckily, I had most of the ingredients for my perfect at home spa night with the exception of Read more

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Pixi Nail Color in Classy Cocoa Review

My latest foray into my local Target had me fixated on the Pixi display. My Target has just completed a major remodel and the beauty department is bigger–score! Although the Pixi display wasn’t fully stocked, I did spy this gorgeous fall nail color in Classy Cocoa ($8).

Classy Cocoa is a chameleon. In the store it looked like a purple with a fine gold shimmer, once I got it in my nails it resembled more of  it’s namesake–a cocoa color. In certain light it can flash from a purpely taupe to dark chocolate. No matter what the color it changes to, they are all beautiful and classy like the name implies. Most brown polished and I don’t get along, but the plum undertone in this polish adds a nice dimension and complexity that also makes it easier to wear for all skin tones.  Read more

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