Tracy Reese NYFW SS18 How to Get The Look/Cantu

Yesterday, Cantu took the NYFW stage again at Tracy Reese’s SS’18 presentation. The show was inspired by the message that ‘Every Woman has a Story’ and featured a mix of models alongside real women. During the presentation, each woman shared what made them unique, what they believed in, or what inspired them – all in their native tongue. The beauty look embraced individuality enhancing each woman’s multifaceted personality.

Hair How To: Understated Blowout 
Inspiration: Embracing the texture of each woman, we wanted to create a simple yet wearable style that allowed the fashion to be the main focal point. 
Hairstylist: Bok-Hee for Cantu
·Step 1: Start by spraying roots and lengths of hair with Cantu Refresh Dry Co-Wash for a clean, conditioned base. ·Step 2: Next, spray hair with Cantu Thermal Shield Heat Protectantand blow hair out smooth using a round brush. ·Step 3: Once hair is smoothed out, use a 1 ½ inch curing iron to create subtle curls at the lengths. When finished, loosen up the c…

Secrets World Premieres with BET

Secrets World Premieres Saturday, September 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on BET
One Man’s Lustful Affair, A Brother’s Jealousy and A Wife’s Suspicions Collide and Unravel a Once Perfect Home in Debut Feature Film
Denyce Lawton, Denise Boutee, Harold “House” Moore, Dennis “LA” White, Tobias Truvillion, Kiya Robert star
Secrets –MegaMind Media’s first feature film world premieres Saturday, September 16, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on BET .

Secrets follows the story of Tarron, a successful businessman and father of two man who has a sexual appetite larger than what’s on his plate at home. After a compromising, sexual affair complete chaos erupts, tragedy occurs, lies are unearthed and Taron is left picking up the pieces of his disrupted life and broken relationship. Secrets the movie is adapted from the bestselling novel, “Secrets of a Housewife” by J. Tremble published by Life Changing Books in 2006. Directed and co-written by Juwan Lee (November Rule), co-written by Jamal Hill (Brotherly Love) and Executive…

CurlKit Partners With Taliah Waajid's Uncle Jimmy Products for Special Father's Day Edition Men's Box

CurlKit is excited to announce a collaboration with Uncle Jimmy Products as part of the reveal of its new line of products for men; these products will be featured in the CurlStar Men's Box debuting this month. Developed by natural hair entrepreneur and innovator Taliah Waajid, the new men's line will cater to the needs of discerning gentlemen everywhere. More information is available at
Taliah Waajid has built a widely respected brand over the last two decades, and much of that respect is thanks to her commitment to chemical-free solutions. The brand's mission is "to provide high-quality products that enhance and positively contribute to healthy hair, skin and body." Uncle Jimmy Products is no exceptions. The new line of products combines effective and soothing natural essential oils and ingredients like argan oil, black seed and honey.
CurlKit Box
Uncle Jimmy Products The CurlStar Men's Box includes five full-size products from Un…

GIVEAWAY: 1 Day Pro Pass to PhamExpo 2017 (Saturday Only)

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Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored giveaway, I just have an extra ticket to giveaway. PhamExpo is aware but this is not a sponsored giveaway. I do a giveaway each year, some are sponsored and some are not, this year it is not sponsored, I purchased the ticket.
The ticket is a 1 day Pro Pass to PhamExpo 2017, Saturday only. 
I attend every year and it's always an amazing beauty event. 

The winner will be announced and emailed


KNESKO SKIN FEATURED ON KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS Nanogold masks applied on Kris and Caityln Jenner on Season 13: Episode 7

Knesko Skin is an enlightened pathway to beautiful skin and a glowing spirit. Company founder Lejla Cas applied the nanogold repair facial on Kris and Caityln Jenner using the face, neck and décolleté masks.
Since the brand’s launch in 2012, Knesko Skin has a number of celebrity skin care clients who indulge in the benefits of the natural masks, infused with crushed diamonds and 24 Karat Gold. Knesko Skin partners with hotels and resorts including many Four Seasons and Ritz Carlton locations, Fairmont Hotels, St. Regis, Westin, Wynn, Delano, Mandalay Bay, Hilton, Omni, Encore, JW Marriott, Vdara, Aria, Langham, Caesars Palace, Bellagio, Canyon Ranch Spa Club and Viceroy Dubai. 
Lejla Cas is an internationally renowned licensed celebrity skincare specialist, aesthetician, reiki chanel and makeup artist. Originally from Australia, Lejla’s idea for Knesko Skin has…


REDUCE, REUSE, RECYLCE FOR A LAST MINUTE MOTHER’S DAY GIFT Recycle Your OldNail Polish for Free with Lauren B. Cares Nail Polish Recycling Program

This weekend, bring any brand of old polish to be recycled AND get a FREE change of polish and 20% OFF all Lauren B. Beauty Products.
When: Saturday, May 13th from 11pm-4pm
Where: Whole Foods Market El Segundo 760 S. Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo, Ca 90245
Why:  Did you know throwing nail polishes away hurts our environment? Most nail polishes contain harmful chemicals that are toxic to living organisms. These chemicals can leach into groundwater and cause great harm to the local ecosystem. Bring in any nail product and we will see it is properly recycled!

If you purchase any Lauren B. Beauty Nail Polish during the Recycling Event, you will receive a FREE Lauren B. Nail Perfecter Base Coat ($20 value) or Quick-Dry Top Coat ($22 value).
Lauren B. Beauty polishes are proudly 7-free, TPHP-Free, chip-resistant and vegan-friendly.
For more information, pleas…

GIVEAWAY: 2017 California Strawberry Festival May 20 & 21 in Oxnard CA

It's that time of year again and I can't wait to visit the CA Strawberry Festival!!

This year I am hosting a giveaway

Contest information:
I am giving away a 4 pack of tickets that are being sponsored by the CA Strawberry Festival. You must be 18 years old to enter. I will be mailing the tickets to the randomly selected winner via US Mail with delivery confirmation. Although this is a sponsored giveaway I am not affiliated with the Festival but I can't wait to see you all there.
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Last year we traveled from Union Station by train to the festival and we had a blast. We will be doing the same this year.
Kids have a kingdom of their very own at the 2017 California Strawberry Festival May 20 & 21 in Oxnard. Strawberryland For Kids isan oasis where rides and interactive attractions and contests create smiles for the young at heart.
The Strawberryland Kids Theatre presented by Wells Fargo hosts live shows throughout the day and the Berry Best Dressed Baby Cont…

essence cosmetics is available at Forever 21!

hey, free shipping above $15 always!neweyeslipsfacenailsaccessoriescollections How to Make Nude Eyes Palette ($9.99) This all in one palette includes six matte and shimmer eye shadow shades, a dual ended brush, built-in mirror and easy to follow instructions to create a gorgeous, ne

June 17: SHAPE Magazine Hosts Second-Annual SHAPE Body Shop

A-List Trainers including INSANITY creator Shaun T., The Biggest Loser trainer Jen Widerstrom andE!’s Revenge Body trainerLacey Stone, Will Lead 2,000 Participants in more than 20 Workout Classes

A one-day boutique fitness event featuring 20+ pop-up workout classes – including PlateFIT and BoxUnion– taught by top trainers like Shaun TJen Widerstrom of The Biggest LoserE!’s Revenge Body’s Lacey Stone,Jenny Gaitherfounder of the events partner charityMovemeant Foundation and Anna Victoria creator of the Fit Body Guides.
Nearly 2,000 participants are expected.
All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Movemeant Foundation, a nonprofit, community-powered organization that inspires young women to be confident in their bodies by using fitness and physical movement as a platform for building self-worth and positive body image.
In addition to the workout classes, the …