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Addiction To Perfection

Why do you believe that you must be something different from who you really are? Why do you beat yourself up for not always getting it right? Why the blooming heck do you hold yourself to an impossible standard; perfection! The fear that you aren’t enough: you are not smart enough, tall enough, thin enough,… Continue reading Addiction To Perfection


The hair challenge!

My first post for 2015! Happy new year and safe journey to 2016. Three days into 2015 and I am already facing a big challenge. My afro hair! At the beginning of 2014, I decided that in 2015 I wanted to embrace my natural beauty so my afro, kinky, curly hair is back (I am not sure… Continue reading The hair challenge!


Lupita Nyong’o Becomes New Face of Lancôme



Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o’s breakout year just keeps getting better. The 31-year-old actress is the new face of Lancôme cosmetics, becoming the first black ambassador for the French luxury brand.

“I am truly honored to join the Maison Lancôme, a brand with such a prestigious history that I have always loved. I am particularly proud to represent its unique vision for women and the idea that beauty should not be dictated, but should instead be an expression of a woman’s freedom to be herself,” Nyong’o said in a statement.

Lancôme is Nyong’o’s first major endorsement deal since nabbing the Academy Award for best supporting actress in early March for her role in 12 Years a Slave. She joins a host of other famed Oscar-winning actresses as ambassadors for the brand, including Julia Roberts, Penelope Cruz, and Kate Winslet. According to USA Today, her ads will begin…

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The obssession…part deux

Did I tell you her name? I think I did…Lupita Nyang’o.  In my previous post I commented on how stylish she is, today I take a look at her makeup. As a 40+ mummy (no…I have not been mummified but I am a mother!) when I do have the time I take great pride in my… Continue reading The obssession…part deux