Dear Fashion Fair, When are you gonna step up to the plate and be the black version of Estée Lauder, LVMH, or better yet the beauty industry’s answer to “Wakanda”? It is the last day of Black History Month, and while I have spent months thinking long and hard about the importance of having moreContinue reading “Dear Fashion Fair…, An Open Letter”
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Planet of the Apps/ How Big Beauty Brands Can Level Up
Alright so I’ve written about how on-demand beauty apps are about to change the world of beauty as we know it, and I have not talked about how large beauty brands can retain clients during the disruption. The answer is super simple!! All major beauty brands that have stores and counters need to do isContinue reading “Planet of the Apps/ How Big Beauty Brands Can Level Up”
Planet of the Apps/A Retailers Worst Nightmare
With on demand beauty apps popping up in the already super saturated beauty industry, retailers will have yet another force to reckon with. “What we think is never going to stop is the acceleration of the adoption of technology” says Shiseido’s global chief digital officer Alessio Rossi, and I could not agree more! The truthContinue reading “Planet of the Apps/A Retailers Worst Nightmare “
Can You Beat a Face or Nah?Should there be a platform put in place to hold artists accountable for poor artistry?
When I went to college, I chose to audition to become a dance major. It was a decision that I made based on my talent and drive. I thought I was a pretty good dancer, and once I was excepted into the dance program, what I thought about my talent was challenged in every singleContinue reading “Can You Beat a Face or Nah?Should there be a platform put in place to hold artists accountable for poor artistry?”
On the Black Hand Side:Why Black Women Should Consider Voting for Hillary
Last July was one of the most amazing times in my life. I went on a “real” vacation for the first time in eight years and got to work an event where the first woman to be elected the democratic nominee for president happened. I was chosen by Diane Stevens, a fabulous hair stylist andContinue reading “On the Black Hand Side:Why Black Women Should Consider Voting for Hillary”
The National/International Makeup Artist, Does anyone still care about them?
In todays “What I Think Wednesday“, I want to delve into an idea that has puzzled me for quite some time. I have had the opportunity to work for several major department store brands, and have observed “national/international” artists that work for those brands and wondered whether those roles are still relevant in this dayContinue reading “The National/International Makeup Artist, Does anyone still care about them?”
Fifty Shades of Black and White
Sooooo I have learned/been reminded of a very great lesson in the past few months. I am going to elaborate on the lesson that I learned right now!! Like to hear it? Well here it goes! A month ago, I was freelancing at a luxury beauty boutique in the nations capital and one of Obama’sContinue reading “Fifty Shades of Black and White”