Category Archives: Beauty

Mother’s Day Made Easy with Ebay

I love shopping for luxury beauty items on Ebay because sometimes you can find items that are unexpected or even unavailable in regular department stores. Most of the items I want are available with the “Buy it Now” feature so I don’t have to bid on anything.

I filled my cart with “Buy it Now” items and created a custom beauty bag for my mom with some of my favorite things.

Makeup for Beginners: 5 EASY Tricks I Learned at the MAC Makeup Counter

I have a lot of skin discoloration, so I started wearing foundation in high school to even out my complexion. Even though I’ve been wearing makeup every day since I was a teenager, I’m definitely a beginner.

I want to improve my techniques so I went to the MAC Makeup studio here in NYC. I spent time hanging out with MAC Makeup artist named Kallie I learned so much from her…

How to Prevent Chub Rub this Summer

I can remember the first time I walked into a CVS drug store and found Monistat® Chafing Relief Powder Gel® in the feminine care aisle. I rushed back to my apartment, slid my shapewear shorts off from under my dress and applied the powder gel to my inner thighs under my dress. Walking around from my bedroom to my kitchen I squealed with delight— my life had just changed. Monistat® Chafing Relief Powder Gel® has been a summer staple for me ever since. I brought it along with me for a travel adventure to Miami with my bff, Chastity from GarnerStyle. Do you have any summer adventures planned yet? Here are a few ways I used Monistat® Chafing Relief Powder Gel®…


I’m Traveling the World with Secret

I’m proud to say that I’ve visited three different countries in 2017 so far. I’ve been to Cuba, The Bahamas and… I’m writing this blog post from Nigeria! Even though I was born in California, my family is Nigerian and I haven’t been home since I was ten years old. I can’t explain how much it means to me that I’m here right now. Don’t worry, I’ll have a full travel recap for you when I’m back in a few weeks. One of the things that Cuba, The Bahamas and Nigeria have in common is the weather… it is H-O-T and air conditioning isn’t really a thing. For me, being hot and sweaty isn’t really a thing… So, what’s a…


What’s in my Bag? Memorial Day Edition

What are you doing for Memorial Day? One of my friends is having an epic cookout in Philadelphia this weekend, so there’s a turkey burger with my name on it! Of course, I’m already planning my outfits and this summer I’m all about stay cool, chic and sweet. I’m all about pulling together simple combinations of products and accessories so that I feel fabulous all day even if I’m in the summer heat for long periods of time. So, today I’ve got some outfit inspiration for you along with the items I keep in my bag to keep my look fresh all summer long. Here’s what’s in my bag: Memorial Day Edition… What’s in my Bag: My favorite Lippie (or…