Beauty

Zitty Zitty Bang Bang

Hey ladies, I don’t usually have acne-prone skin — mine stays in its dry, flaky lane — but for the past two weeks, my complexion has been on seventh grade. Hormonal, zitty, oily. I know why, of course. I stopped...... Read More...

SYB Freebie: Avon Infinite Lift Targeted Serum

Hey Muchachitas! Get into this weeks freebie- Avon’s Infinite Lift Targeted Serum! As much as we would like to believe that “black don’t crack,” it absolutely does, if you don’t take care of it (add a few grey hairs to the...... Read More...

Anieka’s Beauty Birthday Buys

 Last month I celebrated my birthday—blank stare —and finally accepted the sad truth that, at my age, birthdays are no longer as exciting as they were when I was a child. Nonetheless, the beauty lover in me loves gifting myself. Who doesn’t...... Read More...

Glamorous Lotion, Please

Hi ladies, How are you, princesses? I just got this compelling/hilarious question from a reader… Q:  My skin is very, very dry. All over. And I’ve tried the intensively moisturizing drugstore creams, and not only does nothing work, I just...... Read More...

SYB Freebie: : Biolage ColorLast Shine Shake

Hey muchachitas, As I can attest, good haircolor is a game-changer. But keeping your shade looking shiny and vivid between appointments is really le struggle. Shout out to this week’s freebie, Biolage ColorLast Shine Shake, which is designed to help maintain that vibrancy! This...... Read More...

Tired Tresses, Refreshed!

Lately, my hair and I have been at odds. Just days after washing, it turns dry and brittle and I’m nowhere near here for it. So, I decided to switch up my routine and try the Oyin Handmade line, which I always...... Read More...

Aveda Targets Transitioners!

On June 1st, it’ll be my one-year transitioning anniversary! I’ve been growing out my natural hair the way I grew out my acrylic nails. I faked it till I made it. The nail tech would buff and polish my nails...... Read More...
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SYB Freebie: Sally Hansen’s Airbrushed Legs

Hi Muchachitas! Okay, so it’s officially hot-weather season, and everyone in New York is running around half-naked. I love it. It’s my favorite time of year. Itty-bitty rompers and micro minis! Bikinis at rooftop pool parties! Obviously, though, these looks should not be attempted...... Read More...

Rainy Day Recipe

Hey muchachitas, So, I thought that once you went natural, you no longer had to stress out on rainy, humid days. With no blowout to keep intact, who cares if it’s foggy with a vague mist in the air (I hate those half-assed sprinkles…either...... Read More...

SYB Freebie: Hair2Wear 16 inch Clip-In Extension

Hi Muchachitas! Back in April I raved to you guys about my newfound, holy grail hair secret. I’m so obsessed that I needed one of my girls to experience the fabulousness that is…Hair2Wear’s 16-inch Clip-In Hair Extension.  I live for Christie Brinkley and her...... Read More...