Friday Favorites

For all my followers with thin lashes or over plucked eyebrows, this ones for you! I definitely came late to the game on growth serums, but I recently discovered this Lavish Lash serum and it’s honestly amazing. Pronexa Hairgenics Lavish Lash uses natural botanically derived ingredients, like biotin and hyaluronic acid. It is also hypoallergenic, meaning it’s totally safe for those of you with sensitive skin. I’ve always had sparse eyebrows and from months of false lashes, mine were left thinning. I’ve been using this for about a month now and have noticed immediate hair growth! It’s really easy to apply, just draw a thin line above the base of your upper and lower lashes, like you are applying eyeliner and draw it in on your eyebrows, where you would like to activate the growth. If you still need further convincing, click the link below and see the thousands of raving reviews on this!
Lash serum

What I Wore Wednesdays

As the days of Quarantine continue, I am 1) still all about the comfort, but 2) very much so missing the days of getting dressed up, SO here’s a combo! Leather Harem trousers are that perfect in between of comfort and looking put together. I paired mine with a white corset top and platform sneakers but I would also suggest a cute t-shirt or tank for a more casual look. Harem trousers (pantaloons) were seen in the Middle East first, but officially introduced by Parisian designer, Paul Poiret back in 1910. In light of recent events, I wanted to highlight one of many fashion trends that have come from African American roots. At the time, the Harem pant was considered a controversial way of introducing trousers into a woman’s wardrobe.

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Corset top (My trousers were sold out but I linked a similar one) Leather Trousers Sneakers

Motivation Mondays

Now, more than ever does the world need more love. All I want to say to everyone right now is to just be kind. It doesn’t matter what color your skin is, what religion you practice, your sexuality.. etc. We are all human beings and we all deserve to live in a world full of love. The power of kindness is so strong. It could make all the world of a difference in someone’s life. Today I motivate you to make the active choice to just choose kindness.

Friday Favorites

So this right here, has become one of my latest obsessions. This Frangipani Monoi body oil nourishes your skin instantly, leaving you with a satin smooth finish. It also leaves you with the most divine scent, that actually lasts for several hours!
The Monoi oil is produced in the Polynesian islands by soaking Frangipani flowers in coconut oil.
Do yourselves the favor of adding this to your skincare routine, I promise you won’t be disappointed! Frangipani Monoi body oil

What I Wore Wednesdays

The loungewear continues on! Athletic brands are really having their moments lately and I’m all for what Adidas has been putting out there. This two piece set can easily be paired back to a variety of options. Some alternatives to switch it up would be to pair it with a white or black crop top and a baseball cap, or to throw on some denim Bermuda shorts and a scrunchie with the top(pictured). I couldn’t really tell if I liked the whole bucket hat trend, but after eyeing it for a few months, I can say I’m so with it. They’re fun, bring back the 90’s vibes and of course offer a little protection against those UV rays. ( I mean what’s not to love?) I paired my look with a platform sneaker, because I’ll take the height where I can get it, but you really can’t go wrong with any sneaker option.
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Tube top
Joggers
Bucket hat
Sneakers

Motivation Mondays

“Visualize your highest self and start showing up as her”. This is a quote that I truly live by as much as possible. There’s absolutely no way that you are always going to be feeling your best, looking your best or acting your best. It’s important to recognize the days you’re not feeling your best and to take action right then and there. Rather than to wallow in your sorrows, Show up as your best self, do things to get yourself to where you want to be. Visualize the greatest you that you can be and don’t stop making the moves until you get to where you want to be. Some of my go to remedies include meditating, journaling, taking a walk, reading a good book/ podcast and throwing on my favorite music!

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FAVORITE ARTIST ATM

PODCAST GO TO

What I Wore Wednesdays

Motivation Mondays

Another new week to look forward to! I wanted to leave you guys with a little insight on faith today.

A lot of people think that they need to be at a certain place in life, or that they need to hit a particular milestone by a specific age, based on how others are living their lives. With the influence of social media and added pressure from society, it can definitely be hard to figure out what the next best step is for you personally. Each and every single person has a unique journey that they’re meant to embark on, so it really cannot be compared to anyone else. With that being said, sometimes the best things in life aren’t the ones that you plan.

Whether you believe in God, another spiritual figure or the universe, I truly believe that there’s a greater plan far better than any of us could think up for ourselves. Sometimes you just need to trust that higher being and have faith that things will work out just as they should. I’ve personally found that when I give up stressing over the outcome of a situation and allow myself to fully put my trust in god and the universe, the blessings start flowing in. So for those of you who are not getting what you think you want right now, just remember that there is a greater plan for you and that it’s going to take a lot of patience and a greater amount of faith.

Friday Favorites

Its Friday, which means you all get a glimpse into another one of my favorites! Now I know I’ve been really amping up the Japanese skincare products, but I have one more to share with you and I promise it’s my last.. for now anyways! I added in this Naturie Hatomugi skin conditioner to my daily routine a few months ago and can honestly say that I’ll never go back to life without it.
Hatomugi is a Japanese term that also comes from the terms “Job’s tears” or “Coix seeds” Job’s tears is rich in a Vitamin B3, which is known to brighten the skin and even out your complexion. It also contains peptides, which help to aid in rebuilding collagen, elastin and keratin. These proteins are the foundations of your skin and are the basis of your texture, strength and resilience.
I usually apply this right after cleansing my face (both morning and night). The main results that I’ve taken from this are that it’s added moisture (which is crucial for this time of year), softened my skin drastically and that it’s helped to tighten my pores.
Naturie Hatomugi Skin Conditioner

What I Wore Wednesdays

As much as I love the loungewear lifestyle, I just had to take a moment to pretend, that going to my rooftop called for somewhat more of an elevated outfit.
My go to is definitely black, so to lighten up my look a bit, I added in a pop of an eclectic color. This is a huge trend this season which can be seen on Pre-Fall ’20 shows like Versace and Gucci. (Trends) This hat is great to add in a touch of fun, to an otherwise toned down outfit.
On top I have a white cropped top, which is an essential to have, as it pairs with just about anything. Layered over it is a button up blouse from one of my absolute favorite brands, Gold Hawk. The designer is known for combining femininity and elegance with touches of beautifully crafted detail. The quality as well as their timelessness will make these pieces your most treasured.
I am sure you’ve seen these just about everywhere, but the return of the biker short is back! I love love love the leather ones because they allow you to look a bit more dressed up in the comfort of a stretchy waistband (and who doesn’t love that?) I paired mine with sneakers but you could also choose a heel option for a night out. I’ve had my eye on these sneakers for a while! I love the fact that you have many options to pair them with, as they’re a neutral and the little tonal studs add a bit more character to the shoe.
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Hat
Crop Top
Charlotte Blouse
Leather biker shorts
Sneakers