Makeup Techniques and Tricks that Slay

Feature Friday: Makeup Tips from a Pro

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Tamra Hicks of Embody Beauty captured slaying Malaka’s makeup behind the scenes of photo shoot.

When it comes to makeup, I rarely have mine done by a professional. But every once in a while, it’s nice to remove it from my running list of to-dos and leave it to a pro. This month, I’m featuring Tamra, a certified freelance makeup artist, and the creator of Embody Beauty. You may not recognize the name, but if you follow me, you’ve definitely seen her work.  Continue reading “Makeup Techniques and Tricks that Slay”

Scales of Style, Etichat, and Out of My Mouth Inspired at the Frist Center for Visual Arts

Art and Inspiration

You never know where your path will lead you…. Well, last week, it lead me to a photo shoot at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts with Mariah, creator of Out of my Mouth, and Thallen, creator of Etichat.

Now, this photo shoot was a little different for me. Not only are we all bloggers, but we’re also all black, women, and attorneys. We’re all driven; we enjoy helping other people; and we all set out to make an impact on the world. Continue reading “Scales of Style, Etichat, and Out of My Mouth Inspired at the Frist Center for Visual Arts”

Feature Friday: Josh Mundy, Robert Sherrill, and theLab

Combining a Coworking Space with Entrepreneur Style

Hi everyone, Feature Friday is back after a brief hiatus, and I’m excited to resurface with an interview with Josh Mundy and Robert Sherrill, co-owners of theLab, a new coworking space opening In Nashville’s historic Germantown neighborhood very soon.  Josh and Robert are also pretty dapper fellas so the interview is a two-fer and covers both their business and personal styles. And without further adieu, let’s jump right in.

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Summer Lookbook

Ann Taylor Summer Collection for the Win

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Summer is finally here! Yay! And even though I have a closet full of clothes, with the new season, my wardrobe needed a slight update. Now, I typically try to purchase staple pieces that transition well from season to season and aren’t too trendy that my wardrobe frequently requires a major overhaul. I sprinkle in a few trendy pieces here and there that coordinate well with pieces I already own and to keep my wardrobe fresh.

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It’s All About Dad

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Written By Michael Lane


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Photo By: Hunter Armistead

One thing I noticed is that people usually go all out for Mother’s Day.  They plan months in advance, relatives come from out of town, thoughtful cards are given, but for some reason that’s not the case for Father’s Day.  When it’s time for Father’s Day it usually includes last minute shopping and terrible gifts.  Being a father, and a son who gets dope Father’s Day gifts for my dad, I’m very well-qualified to help you decide what you should get your father, if you still haven’t figured it out. And I have provided a couple Father’s Day gift ideas that are sure to be a hit.

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Why Not to Skimp Out on Cost When Selecting a Hotel

 

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Hotel Accommodations That Inspire

Although there are tons of ways to save money when traveling, trips can still be super expensive. And when looking to cut cost, the caliber of the hotel may be one of the first things to go. Who’s planning to spend that much time at the hotel anyway, right? But before you go off compromising the quality of your hotel accommodations to preserve cost, I’d like to tell you why the quality of your hotel should be one of the last things to cut.

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Five Reasons to Celebrate Mom

For All the Moms and People Who Love Them

5 reasons to celebrate moms

Being a mom is one of the most difficult jobs out there, and it’s a job that NEVER stops. No matter how old you are, you know you can always depend on mom. Whether it’s a biological mom, stepmom, grand-mom, or mother figure, this applies to the mother in your life. In honor of mother’s day, and because it’s often times a thankless job, my sis and I are giving five reasons to celebrate moms.

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