Brujeria Uprising Amongst Feminist Millennials: Rediscovering Latinx Roots


Brujeria, which in English means witchcraft, was taught to me in high school with a book. The teacher assigned “The Crucible” written by Arthur Miller in high school. The purpose of the book is to educate the class about the horrific history of The Salem Witch Trials and the beginnings of structured religion. The tone of the book described an era of fear among the witches, painting a dark and dreary image.  Now fast forward to the present, my fellow Latinx millennials and I are digging through family history. While digging through family history we are figuring out aspects of witchcraft that is left out of the book. For many people of color, there is a positive impact in the practice of Brujeria while rediscovering our roots. Continue reading

Mina D. Jewelry: As Featured In Lori Snyder’s Upcoming Fashion Must-Read La La Mode Rue

An upcoming fashion must read will hit the bookstores soon!  LaLa Mode Rue by Lori Snyder will highlight designers, makeup artists, hair stylists and a few select stores. The focus of the book is to bring attention to both upcoming and established entrepreneurs in the field of fashion and beauty. I was so excited to meet superstar jewelry designer Mina Deutsch.  Read on to find out a bit more about this fabulous woman!

The Stress-Free Way To Create A Lip Ombre Look With Bite Beauty

You can see the ombre trend, EVERYWHERE these days! From hair styles, nail art, apparel and in bedding. Is actually hard to not bypass the ombre trend. If you want to get technical, an ombre is simply two contrasting colors that evolve dark to light or light to dark.

Usually, an ombre lip is used to create the appearance of fuller lips without the cost of surgery.If you naturally have full lips like “moi”, don’t panic! You can still rock this look. The main beauty product to create the lip ombre is a lip pencil. Once you discover which lip pencil to use the next step is to figure out what lipstick color compliments the lip pencil. You can use a hue that will match your outfit or a neutral tone that will match anything you wear.

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Boho Fashion Forward Looks With Tips On Which Winter Boots To Wear!

Boho Fashion Forward Looks With Tips On Which Winter Boots To Wear!

Being bohemian is more than just a look, is a way of life. Although I don’t dress in the typically patterned maxi dresses, wearing a flower crown on a daily basis, I do believe in the lifestyle.A bohemian is known to indulge most of their time expressing themselves in an artistic way. An artistic way can be painting, writing or music, creating is the forte. Another belief to this lifestyle is living like a nomad.  If you’re a traveling nomad like the song Gyspy Woman sung by Crystal Waters or living in the moment, it ends with the same result.You try to live a life without stress, and you take it day by day.

When it comes to dressing bohemian, a real boho girl wouldn’t care about what anyone thinks. She usually wears whatever she wants. However, the fashion world painted a picture for what boho fashion is in a general sense. Continue reading

My Current Walk-In Closet Vs. My Fantasy Walk-In Closet Inspired by Arhaus

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A small apartment renter with walk-in-closet dreams view my post to see MY CURRENT WALK-IN CLOSET VS. MY FANTASY WALK-IN CLOSET INSPIRED BY ARHAUS

“A small apartment renter with walk-in-closet dreams”, can explain who I was for a long time until a year ago. I found a listing on my modern Brooklyn apartment.It’s spacious compared to other city apartments, which are usually the size of someone’s kitchen. Space is not the only winning point of this apartment. The other winning point that made my jaw drop was when the broker showed me the closet. A walk-in! ( I screamed out of happiness inside). I signed the lease thirty minutes later, and as a clothes hoarder, I often pinch myself every time I open my closet. Currently in disbelief having this type of luxury in my life.

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Coconut Oil Trend: I Tried It With L’Oreal Ever Curl Products Here What Happen…

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I struggled with my hair ever since I was a toddler. I’ve researched different trends to help efficiently manage my hair. Coconut oil kept popping up in the Google search feed.As I decided to try the Coconut oil trend, something magical happened a couple of weeks ago. I received a survey about my hair from Influenster. It felt as Influenster was reading my mind and knew about my hair struggles. Answering the survey honestly, I wrote out the issues I had with my hair.  A few weeks later I received a complimentary box filled with L’oreal Ever Curl products.

  •  Hydra Charge Shampoo  
  • Hydra Charge Conditioner 
  • Sculpt and Firm Cream-Gel

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Charity Art Fair: A Girls Night Out Find Out How “Joy Sneaks In”

 

If you’re a balling on a budget New York City resident, then HONEY, we have a lot in common.This past summer I acted like I was a teenager living underneath my mother roof. I was tapping into my savings to stay up with the latest events. I’ll admit I had a case of F.O.M.O. (fear of missing out).Fast forward to winter I found myself staying in more than usual just to save money and make ends meet.

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Cozy Sweaters & Adore Me: Wear Your Creativity On Winter Weekends

It’s OFFICIALLY here 2017! A  New Year, and we are experiencing a gritty snow storm in NYC.Time to bundle up in your cozy sweaters and Adore Me bras.While you’re bundling up for the winter weekend, do something different.Instead of doing the usual raiding your fridge and going on a Netflix binge, let’s  have a different approach to how we’re spending our winter weekends. Instead of being a couch potato (which is ok every once in a while) do something that will keep your mind sharp.

Try to develop a new hobby or continue to flourish one. Pursuing a  cool hobby is a great strategy to make your winter weekends eventful.The time spent on creating will be fun, and you wouldn’t feel like you wasted a whole day. You can paint, write poetry or short stories or open your mac book where you can learn how to do a  DIY project or practice different makeup looks. If the DIY project or practicing exactly want the difference between a contour brush and a foundation brush is not up your alley, don’t worry there are endless opportunities online.

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Eliminate Your Fears and Doubts about the New Year With a New Beauty Routine! (Giveaway Included Inside)

Black Lace Slip: Forever 21

People everywhere are ready to break up with 2016 and start a new relationship with 2017.It makes common sense because January is considered to be one of the peak months for “cuffing season.”Before jumping into a new relationship your most likely, compiling your list of what made 2016 bad for you. Or you might be doing the opposite as I am, trying to highlight the accomplishments you achieved and hoping the year will continue with more success.

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