Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Latest In Beauty News: Tata Harper Picked Up by Sephora

Deluxe Beauty Set
Image Credit: Tata Harper

Indie skincare brand on the rise, Tata Harper, is slated to offer three products to the ever growing choices offered by Sephora. They include, Regenerating Cleanser, Repairative Moisturizer and Rejuvenating Serum. The products hit shelves July 11, 2013.


Source:HAPPI 



XO,
Joslyn

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Diva Cover Stories: Keke Palmer

Image Credit: Kontrol Magazine


Child star, turned young adult starlet, covers Kontrol Magazine's Passport to Sexy issue. Inside, she discussed her latest gig, Full Circle, a television drama. 







XO,
Joslyn

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Men's Fashion: Wale for Athlete's Quarterly Magazine


One of my favorite artists, Wale, is the latest to grace the cover the cover of Athlete's Quarterly Magazine.  As a huge sports fan, it was only fitting.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Diva FOTD: Springtime Glow


Hello All,

This was my most recent makeup look I managed to snap before heading to church. It was very dreary due to a storm brewing. I had to do something to brighten up my day. Check out what I used below.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Latest In Beauty News: Celebrity Stylist, Marco Berardini, Releases Men's Skincare Range

evolution man kit
Image Credit: HAPPI

He has dressed A-list stars such as Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears. Now celebrity wardrobe stylist, Marco Beradini has released Evolution Man, a five piece skincare range more the man who uses more than soap and water. With it's sleek and understated packaging, he can guarantee to attract his target audience.
Celebrity Stylist: Marco Berardini

The stylist states, "Today’s 20 year-olds aren’t shy about anything. There’s a revolution going on among men,” he asserted. “We’ve all become the stars of our own lives. Men are getting tagged in photos on Facebook and Instagram. We’ve become very sensitive about how we look.”  Well alrighty then! Evolution Man is offered in select retailers in the U.S. and Canada. For more info on the line, click here.



Story Credit: HAPPI


XO, 
Joslyn


Monday, May 20, 2013

Diva Info: HBA Global Expo

Beauty’s Top Source For Education
Image Credit: HAPPI


Looking to start a beauty brand? Have a line and want to expand your brand? Well the HBA Global Conference is for you. It is a conference that provides offerings such as educational classes on "Brand Development; Innovations; Naturals & Sustainable; Skin Care; and a new partnership with the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) to create the IoPP Packaging Learning Center." HAPPI 
The expo is held on June 18-20, 2013 in New York. If you're in the area and or can jet set there, by all means do so!

For more info, click here.



XO, 
Joslyn

Juices and Smoothies: Homemade Bolthouse Green Goodness

L to R:  Homemade "Green Goodness", Bolthouse Green Goodness



I enjoy a ggreat tasting, healthy drink. My go-to brand is Bolthouse. The brand provides an assortment of flavors packed with fruits, veggies, and grains,  providing you with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Before I finished off my large bottle of Green Goodness, I decided to try my hand at recreating the recipe.

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Latest In Beauty News: Green pH Sensitive Lipstick

Color-changing lipstick
Image Credit: Daily Mail


Well what do we have here? A green lipstick that appears green in the tube, but contains a special dye that reacts with reacts with the body's pH to produce a unique color for everyone? Hmmm. Moroccan Hare Color Changing Lipstick is truly a niche product in a vast cosmetic market. It contains Red Dye 27 that is pH sensitive, resulting in unique colors. Read more here. Will you be purchasing this lipstick?


Story Spied at Fashion Bomb Daily



XO,
Joslyn

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Beauty Discussion: Inexpensive Blushes Perfect for Spring/Summer



Spring is in full force, whether or not the weather wants to cooperate is another story. Summer is around th corner,  so why not brighten your face even when the day isn't. Milani's Mai Tai and Wet n Wild's Heather Silk are two drugstore blushes that deliver beautiful spring/summer hues to your cheeks.  

Monday, May 13, 2013

Diva Info: Do You Know About Lupus?



I've recently been volunteering with the Lupus Foundation of America's Georgia Chapter. It began with the End Lupus Now Walk and I felt my efforts should not stop there. As a lupus patient, I am one of millions living in the United States with this autoimmune disease, yet we do not get the funding for research and education we need to learn more about the disease. I am doing my part to get the word out there, it is only fitting that I already have a platform, my blog.


Friday, May 10, 2013

Beauty Discussion: My Go-To Nail Polish

Wet N Wild Polish: On a Trip


Did a quick polish change for a post work event. I love Wet  N Wild's Megalast polishes. The formula is thick enough to give my desired opacity in one stroke of the brush. The brush is wide and can cover most of your nail upon  application. Love!



What's your go-to polish? 




XO, 
Joslyn


Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Diva Cover Stories: Liya Kebede


What is there not to love about Liya Kebede? She's been dominating the runways and glossy print ads for years and shows no signs of stopping.  Get into her recent cover shoot for WSJ Magazine's May 2013 covershoot.  Photog for the shoot was Josh Olins, stylist, Alastair McKimm.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Beauty Discussion: I Love/Hate This Nail Polish


 Milani Disco Lights


This polish look familiar? If so, it's probably because you've passed it on your many strolls down the makeup aisle at your local drugstore. I tried it for the first time about two years ago and was less than thrilled.  I just knew I wouldn't pick up this polish again. I put it in the "pretty in the bottle, but not on the nails" category. However, a post work event loomed very near (less than 24 hrs) and I needed to spruce up my nails. After three failed attempts with two other polishes, Milani's Disco Lights had a new sparkle.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Diva FOTD: Can't Go Wrong With Red



This was the makeup look I threw together on the night of a suprise birthday celebration of a close friend. I didn't have much time to get ready between work and dinner so I kept the look simple. I made the focal point my lips, and you can't go wrong with red right? Details below. 

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Fab Cover Stories: Oprah and Tyler Perry

Image Credit: Essence Magazine


Two of the biggest moguls in thr entertainment industry  grace the June 2013 issue of Essence Magazine. Inside the issue, they discuss their recent partnership and how they have set ground rules for their successful friend/business relationships.





XO,
Joslyn

DC News Break: Chris Kelly of Kris Kross Found Dead at Age 34



The gloomy weather matches this sad day hip hop. Chris Kelly(left), 1/2 of the 90's rap duo Kris Kross was found dead yesterday evening in Atlanta, Ga. The rapper was thirty four years old. The rap duo was known for wearing their baggy attire backwards. Having an influence on fashion, many photoshoots have used Kriss Kross inspired looks. MTV UK is the most recent releasing photos as early as this week.

Sienna and Tiara by Jeff Hahn for MTV UK  KRIS-KROSS-FASHION-JEFF-HAHN-MADELEINE-OSTLIE-5-545
Source



The rappers, whose claim to fame was their hit Jump, have earned their spot in hip hop history . Chris Kelly recently reunited with Chris Smith  this past February for Atlanta based record label So So Def's 20th Anniversary concert. It was rumored that more music was to come in the future.  

Take a trip down memory lane...










R.I.P Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly, our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.




XO,
Joslyn

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