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When I first saw the Facebook page to Soap & Glory, it gave me instant ‘fun’ vibes. With its white and pink base platform, the website gives off this 1950’s-Betty Page-fun-bubblegum-bad girl vibe and it only makes me want to stroll through the website further. Soap & Glory is a beauty company consisting of makeup, skincare, and beauty products. Here are some: Oh my goodness, don’t you just love the pun-play with the words? Its makes to company seem so quirky and vibrant. Created by a group of geniuses in 2006 in the wonderful lands of England, this company has spread all over the world like you would not believe, showing up everywhere right here in the United States. Can’t find their store? Don’t worry about it, they are in Ulta, Target, Walgreens, Sephora, Walmart, Amazon……need I say more? Gurl, you gotta check them out ✨
Now, we spend lots of time talking about what’s top-rated in the makeup realm, but have you thought about what you are doing to repair your skin at night? Here are some of the really nice recovery products that are out there for your skin.
Look, we are NOT trying to spend a ton of money for makeup! There….someone had to say it so….you are welcome, lol. But truly, no one wants to spend tons of money on their makeup products and found out as they age, they need additional ones. For me, I learned that concealer is my new friend for the fine lines that have appeared on my face over the years. Frown lines, smiles lines, dark under-eye circles…..they are all apart of life. NOW….let’s show you quality products for cheap!
So one of my Instagram followers suggested that I attempt to do an unboxing via ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response). Without getting too technical, this is the process of, when used on video, used to ‘massage’ your brain. So your get this mental massage through a series of ‘triggers’ like nail-tapping, the sound of brushing hair, whispering, etc. Well, trying to do it was so FUNNY for me!!!! Despite the fact that I failed at it miserably, I think I’ll do it again in the future…only because it was fun and a loyal subscriber requested it. Enjoy watching me being silly 😎
It seems that around this time of the year, Louisiana comes out of the winter and celebrates spring with a series of festivals that generations of families have enjoyed. One in particular that I try to attend every year is the Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. Nestled between Lafayette and Baton Rouge, Breaux Bridge swells with people from all over the state to experience the taste of crawfish cooked every way possible. One of the beautiful things about this festival is that there is something there for everyone, including art from local artists and businesses, carnival rides and ohhhh, so much of that glorious cajun music. Being embedded in southeast Louisiana, some good cajun music will definitely get the crowd on their feet. . Check out a few of my photos from the festival this year: And while you here, get you some of this cajun music 🎶🎶
So one of the many beautiful things about living in Louisiana is the ability to have a good time without planning it. This weekend marked the end of the 2018 JazzFest and the 300th Anniversary of the city of New Orleans. While the tickets to such an event may not seem reasonable, having access to stage acts from Anita Baker to Aerosmith makes it worth the wild! So I didn’t see Aerosmith or Ms. Baker, but I did witness the legendary hiphop master LL Cool J rock the golden mic on JazzFest Congo Square Stage 🔥🔥🔥🔥 Here’s my backstage view: While spending some time in New Orleans, I decided to take in some of the views I’ve grown up with and share it with you. Being from this great state, I missed it tremendously while I was in the U.S. Army. When I moved to New York, I would make sure I took a vacation to come back
Gurl, no shade…NO SHADE. With that being said, would it be surprising to realize how big L’Oréal truly is? It was to me. L’Oréal is a French-based beauty corporation originally founded in 1909 by Eugène Schueller, who was a pharmacist, chemist, and entrepreneur. Schueller’s amazing accomplishment at expanding his business into an empire is impossible to ignore. Here’s a list of companies that are directly associated with the L’Oréal family or there is an invested interest in: Maybelline Carol’s Daughter NYX Cosmetics Soft-Sheen Carson Essie Colorama Vichy La Roche Posay Dermablend Lancôme Giorgio Armani Urban Decay (yes ma’am) Guy Laroche Garnier Although L’Oréal is known as one of the oldest, largest and most established makeup corporations on the planet, let it serve as inspiration that a small business can grow beyond your wildest dreams. Don’t give up, keep moving and stay mentally positive as best you can, no matter how hard things may be. Obstacles are temporary 😀
For the past couple years, Asian-orginated skincare products have gradually become accepted into the American beauty community….most with help of course. Let me give you a brief example: Seen these skincare products before? Maybe in your local Ulta store or reviewed by your favorite beauty guru on YouTube? Well, this is a Korean-based company that has been introduced and accepted by Americans all over. Here’s another that I actually did not know was an Asian-based company that has spread and now has locations here in the United States: DHC is a skincare company from Japan in which the founder, Yoshida, traveled abroad to educate himself and learn ways to fuse olive oils in Spain with herbs from Japan. He also gained additional education on skincare in Europe. DHC has now expanded to the United States by way of California and has been apart of the mainstream skincare community for some time now.