NEW: Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex for Hair…

Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by SheaMoisture via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of SheaMoisture. I’ve teamed up with SheaMoisture (a brand I have long been a fan of) to tell you a bit about their newest range SheaMoisture Superfruit Complex. This range […]

TMG Faves: It’s A 10 Miracle Leave in Potion with Keratin…

It's A 10 Miracle Leave in Potion with Keratin

It’s A 10 Miracle Leave in Potion with Keratin [$19.99] saved my hair from being a soggy mess!  Anything that makes my hair smoother and more manageable always merits a second look.  It’s A 10 is a brand I hadn’t heard of but I started seeing it pop up all over the place. This made […]

TMG Faves: AG Hair Color Care Deflect & BB Cream…

AG Hair Color Care BB Cream and Deflect Heat Protector Spray

AG Hair Color Care Deflect & BB Cream are my new hair muses.  If you are not familiar, AG Hair is a brand out of Vancouver.  It’s creators (a husband and wife duo) started out by hand filling jars and bottle in their home, they got so popular they had to move to a full […]

TMG Faves: Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine…

Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine

Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine [$24.00 for 2 oz.] is the very first product EVER made by the line and it is my holy grail for that perfect second day hair look.  Don’t get me wrong, I love a good clean blowout, but there is something about that “dirty hair looks better” look…it kind of does.  […]

Get Naked: Herbal Essences Naked Shine [Giveaway]

Herbal Essences Naked Volume Kit

Clairol Herbal Essences Naked Shine is a new formula for the brand. You know how I love sulfate free anything.  I’ve found that when I use sulfate free products, my hair feels better (not as dry and MUCH fuller which is a big deal for someone with thin hair! The Herbal Essences Naked Hair Care […]

Super Size Me: 5 Jumbo Sized Bargains at Sephora…

Supersize Skincare

Get 5 Jumbo Sized Bargains at Sephora! Sometimes you just want to stock up. I actually prefer to grab certain things in a larger size, especially if it’s something I use often.  So I put together my list of 5 Jumbo Sized Bargains you can find at Sephora.  It’s the holidays so the bigger value […]

Hair Refresh: Oribe Côte d’Azur…

Oribe Côte d'Azur

Oribe Côte d’Azur is my new favorite hair product!! I am a sucker for a great product and who doesn’t want to have sexy hair? My hair is a bit longer now and since I only wash it once a week, I like to freshen it up in between washes. I love dry shampoo, but […]

TMG Faves: Redken Diamond Oil Haircare


Redken Diamond Oil Haircare has been my savior for the past two months!! It’s like Liquid Gold for my strands.  If your hair is on the dry side, curly, coarse or chemically treated I recommend this 100%.  Diamond Oil utilizes an exclusive formula of silicone free hair oils that include camelina oil, coriander oil, apricot […]

TMG Faves: John Frieda Salon Shine Dryer…

John Frieda Salon Shine Dryer

The John Frieda Salon Shine Dryer [$39.99] is a POWERFUL hair dryer that won’t break the bank (Hallelujah!!). Hard working and compact, this baby packs 1875 watts of power and a fast drying high-tourque DC Motor.  Thanks to advanced ionic conditioning, I was able to dry my hair in about 20 minutes VS the usual […]

Trend Watch: Lovely Braids for Fall Hair…


Braids for fall is a pretty hair trend, they are making a big presence on women – everywhere. This trend is great for all hair textures and lengths and can be the perfect accessory to any style or look. I have seen these on the runway for a few seasons now, and they are showing […]

Fashion Week: Ted Gibson at Pamella Roland SS14 [NYFW/MBFW]

Ted Gibson Pamela Rowland SS14

Ted Gibson brought his A GAME to Pamella Rolland on his inaugural voyage.  The hair was all about a Bardot type of influence and it was DEAD sexy.  Guess what, you can do the same thing at home. Ted says….. “This was my first time working with Pamella Roland and I have to say that […]

Drugstore Diva: Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Dry Shampoo….

Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Dry Shampoo

I LOVE dry shampoo.  I mean LOVE it.  You know what my biggest pet peeve with it is?  White residue left behind after I use it!  This may be more prevalent because I am a brunette, but I don’t need people thinking I have gray hair anymore than I already do!  I have found the […]

TMG Faves: Orlando Pita Argan Haircare Collection + Giveaway!!

Orlando Pita Argan Haircare

I looooove Argan oil. Especially since I have colored my hair – it has been my savior.  So when I had the opportunity to try the latest Argan oil hair collection from Orlando Pita, I could not WAIT. So as you know…I am rocking a weave this summer.  I am taking super good care of […]

TMG Events: Birchbox Dinner at Malmaison in DC…

Birchbox Dinner - Malmaison DC

Not too many super cool events roll through the DC area….so when the team at Birchbox invited me to a private dinner at the brand new restaurant Malmaison in Georgetown (hellooooo Paris in DC!) I was thrilled to attend.  I got to meet Co-Founder Katia Beauchamp (who is really fun and super cute by the […]

TMG Events: My African Pride Ultimate Beauty Social…

African Pride Ultimate Beauty Social Washington, DC

The topic of hair in the African American community is one that instantly sparks up conversation, and at times debate. Your hair is a reflection of your personality, and personal choice. Today women have many options when it comes to how they wear their hair. Natural, relaxed, enhanced with hair extensions, braided, you name it! […]

Giveaway: DC Metro Join Me – Win a Ticket to the African Pride “Ultimate Beauty Social”….

African Pride Beauty Social

Hey Beauties!  Are you a natural hair aficionado?  Well how would you like to join me?  African Pride is coming to DC to chat it up about beauty and hair care! I’m co-hosting with a few other bloggers from the DC Metro area, including Erin Bailey [Scandalous Beauty],  Joi-Marie McKenzie [The Fab Empire] and special […]

Red Carpet Beauty: Joan Smalls at the Cleopatra Premiere at the Cannes Film Festival…

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Stunner and Estée Lauder spokeswoman Joan Smalls is no stranger to the red carpet – she is often squired to events on the arms of the likes of Mr. Tom Ford.  This time around, she flew solo to the Cannes Film festival and she looked nothing short of amazing.  Celebrity hairstylist Johnnie Sapong created the […]

Drugstore Diva: Walgreens Beauty Box – Get More From the Drugstore…

Walgreens Box2

We are always talking about resolutions for the New Year, not all of them stick.  One of mine is always saving money.  I know there are plenty of you out there that love to save (who doesn’t, right?) To that end, you know that I’m a HUGE fan of being a Drugstore Diva…there are SO […]