Cocktails & Class

I am fortunate to have teamed up with two of the most industrious ladies I know. My best friend of over 25 years and I formed SGF Events in November 2011, hosting beauty events and themed makeup parties. Through mutual connections on Facebook, I met Ginger Jones, creator of Make Beauty Your Business. Together, the…

FOTD: Purple Haze

Well it’s been a while since I posted anything on makeup, so here’s a new Face of the Day…I call it Purple Haze. Seems that purple has become my signature color this summer, so I’ve been playing around with all the purples in my collections. I wore a purple print dress to church today and…

Urban Decay FOTD – Last Call

Yes, it’s been quite a while since I posted a blog about makeup. I’ve been busy talking about music and other fun things, but I decided to go back to beauty for a minute. First of all, FOTD=Face of the Day, for those of you who are new to the makeup lingo! So…I’ve been “collecting”…

Makeup or Mask?

WE wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes – Paul Lawrence Dunbar Last week my best friend and I hosted our first mini-makeup party. We invited women who had been asking me about helping them with makeup, along with a few other women who dropped by. But…

The Beauty of a Mini-Makeup Party

Yesterday I attended my first makeup party, hosted by our very own Calandra Branch. About a dozen women gathered in a Brooklyn church to share our own makeup fears and frustrations and get tips on how to overcome them. Calandra got things going by reaffirming what most of us believed but needed to hear every…