Healthy Hair Care, Protective Styling

Protective Styling: Why I do it.

Protective Styling prevents breakage and improves your hair’s retention rate.  Some times you’ll feel like your hair isn’t growing or it’s taking forever!  But the reality is our hair is always growing; it’s the breakage and split ends that are getting the best of us.  Protective Styling is essentially hiding your hair (more specifically ends) from the elements, i.e. dry…

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Beauty

Nail This: Matte Nail Polish

For the Memorial Day weekend, I decided to do something different with my nails.  I went for a Matte polish.  No base coat or top coat, just two coats of China Glaze’s Rose Among Thorns (Neon).  Enjoy! No Flash With Flash

Healthy Hair Care, My Relaxed Hair, Stretching Relaxers

Making it through a long stretch.

13 weeks post relaxer Relaxer is Ready and Waiting Stretching your relaxer touchups is not for the faint of heart.  It will try your patience but it is worth the reward –> Thicker, Stronger, Longer, Healthier hair. What do you mean “stretching your relaxer touchups?” Rather than getting your touchups every 6/7 weeks, extend the time in between touchups to…

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Beauty, Product Reviews, Skin Care

Product Review: Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Peel

Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin), Glycerin, Lac- Tobacillus/Curcurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Fruit Ferment Extract, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Carbomer, Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Diazolidinyl Urea, Triethanolamine, Fragrance. The Claim: “Exfoliating pumpkin enzyme easily and gently dissolve away dead surface cells (dry, flaky skin) and impurities revealing newer, more radiant skin. Age-fighting anti-oxidant and vitamin A protect and nourish skin. Leaves skin…

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Beauty, Makeup

Beauty Basics: Makeup Starter Kit.

Whether you wear makeup everyday, on special occasions or just to work, these items are the foundation for every girl’s makeup kit (no pun intended): Foundation or Tinted Moisturizer. Finding the right foundation for your skin type is essential.  Using the wrong shade, undertone, or formula will leave you with a disastrous face, regardless of how well the rest of…

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Beauty

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Mid Summer Night’s Dream by fancyflairlady on Polyvore.com NARS Blush – Exhibit A, $27Buy NARS Powder Blush Cheek Color, Taj Mahal Online at Beauty.com, $27M·A·C Cosmetics | Powder Blush in Blunt, $20Dior ‘Diorshow – Black Out’ Mascara, $25MARC JACOBS MARC JACOBS Daisy 1.7 oz.Eau de Toilette, $60Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb, $150Lola Eau de Parfum Spray/1.7 oz., $68China Glaze, color…

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Healthy Hair Care

Flower Power

Flower Power by fancyflairlady featuring rose stud earrings Zara print blouse, $60BCBGeneration cross body handbag, $78TopShop cluster ring, $20Rose stud earring, $12Ballerina With Bow And Studs, $100