Skincare Repair: The Current State of My Skin

The Current State of My Skin As promised, I wanted to update and share the current state of my skin.  Since I’d started the Mirena, it’s reeked havoc on my skin and it’s taken a little over two months to get my skin going in the right direction again.  I’ve tried several products since December and for the majority of the time I’ve used Bliss Triple Oxygen Skincare Kit.  I haven’t been anything but frustrated…

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NARS Virtual Domination Cheek Palette + Others

A few weeks ago, I posted this photo on my Instagram with the intent to post the swatches here immediately after but time always manages to get away from this girl. But I delay no futher! Let’s talk about how I’m late getting the NARS Virtual Domination Cheek Palette as it came out this past holiday season.  Beauty lovers were clamoring for this palette and every time I went to purchase it on Sephora, it…

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Protective Style | DIY Wig with Malaysian Body Wave Virgin Hair

Since I cut & colored my hair a few months back, I have since decided to grow out my shaved sides.  And since then I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to just let my hair “be” and let it grow.  At first, I thought that I’d stick with wash and go’s but that has been a fail for me since the beginning of my natural hair journey.   I’ve had success in…

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Skin Problems & Mirena

I have a confession to make.  I haven’t been wanting to show my face around here lately.  And it’s because of my face.  Since starting the Mirena back in December, I had begun a battle with acne (among other things).  And I know you’re thinking, “we’ve seen your face on here Vee, stop playing, your skin looks great.”  But my skin got out of control rapidly and in only a matter of a month.  Since…

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Smoky Poppy – A Luxurious Experience

When I learned about  The Body Shop Smoky Poppy range, I was instantly intrigued. I’m not really a floral girl but there are certain flora that catch my attention and among them is the Poppy.    With that said, trying this range was a no-brainer and I’m glad I did because I love it.  The scent has a hint of sweet (definitely not too flowery) warmed by smoky, subtle musky undertones. It smells like all-around…

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