House of Emanuele is known for their beautiful and intricate designs that use Swarovski crystals and semi-precious stones. The designer Emanuele Tsakiris, use to work for Chanel in public relations, before a family tragedy inspired him to go into jewelry design. Their popular Ankle cuff/foot chain retails for $795 (Style: Top: White Light Foot Bottom: Asteria Hermes) If you have the money to blow then you can order from their website: www.houseofemanuele.com If you want to be bejeweled while saving coins, may I direct you to LoveJbyJulia www.lovejbyjulia.com Her beautiful cuffs retail for $45-$48! Talk about major savings. I’ve included the style numbers so that you can search on the …

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Written on Jul, 16, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

This website is a gem and I thank Alyssa Forever from Youtube for putting me on to this site. The site is called Miss A ( www.shopmissa.com ) They sell beauty products and accessories for $1. Thats it!! Just $1!!! The only downside is that shipping is set at $3.95. No free shipping no matter how much your order but thats okay. Here are the top ten beauty products that are brown girl skin friendly.   #1 Princessa Matte Eyeshadows These multipurpose eyeshadows can be used to fill in brows, lid color, or for transition shades. #2 AOA Studio Make Up Bags These cute cloth make-up bags are the perfect …

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Ladies….Quickly!!! What are the best two things about summer???? Five Four Three Two ONE!!! Time is up… If you said sandals and swimsuits…. DING DING DING!!!! YOU ARE CORRECT!!! This post features two brands that have wonderful and nicely price swimsuits and sandals to help slay this summer.     The first brand is Electro Threads ( www.electrothreads.com ). They specialize in vibrant and colorful prints on one-piece bathing suits. Here are my favorite picks from the website. ** All bathing suits are $40*** The next brand is a luxury brand from Greece. Elina Linardaki ( www.elinalinardaki.com ) specializes in leather flat sandals with embellishments. Who doesn’t love a cute …

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YES, ladies for $510 you can buy Balmain Hair Couture extensions… *rolls eyes* and no I do not know why their extensions cost that much but if I had to guess, I would guess it has to do with the brand name. They also make Balmain hair products that start (START) at $43 and up. I hear you Balmain, cash in on the billion dollar hair industry but I wonder how does these products measure up to comparable brands like Redkin, Paul Mitchell, Jane Carter, BioSilk, etc., who deliver results for half the price. Final Thought: designer hair care isn’t really necessary when there are other brands that deliver for …

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Every year for my Bornday I try to wear a fabulous pair of heels. For my 29th and 30th birthday I wore the same shoes (a pair of lovely black and gold Tom Ford sandals). This year since I am saving for a new place my selection wasn’t as luxurious but is just as opulent in design. The Privileged “Golden” Heels are this year’s birthday shoe of choice. Clear shoes have been hot on the fashion scene due to Rihanna and Kim Kardashian. The Golden heel is a clear shoe with a black platform. The front is bejeweled with clear crystals. Love at first buy…. Material: Man-Made Heel size: 5.25 …

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The African Comptemporary Designer, Niapsou can be found on zuvaa.com Here are my favorite picks from the website. Prices range from $105 to $425

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I see these brushes everywhere and as much as I tried to ignore it, You can’t escape the Artis brushes if you love make-up. These spoon like brushes are all the craze because they blend your make-up flawlessly. Leaving your skin looking airbrushed. However with great results, comes a hefty price tag and the Artis brushes are pricing. Ranging from $60 for a single brush (Oval 7) to $155 and up for the sets.   FEAR NOT! I have a wonderful dupe that will still give you the flawless results minus the full fledged assault on your wallet. Here is the Artis brush in gold (just released and already sold …

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Drool worthy beaded clothes and jewelry is this designer’s area of expertise. Use Mariam Seddiq’s fabulous necklaces to dress up an outfit. Prices range from $350 to $600. www.e-boutique.marianseddiq.com

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I am so over the matte lip. Granted I loved rocking it during the fall/winter seasons but with the cool spring we have now and with summer on the horizon, I’m looking forward to rocking a new lip trend: metallic lipstick. Here are two brands that are offering fun colors that are brown skin friendly. B’ellegant Cosmetics This up and coming brand offers 4 shades of metallic matte lipstick. The price is $15 which is comparable to most brands. The lipsticks are currently sold out, however they should be restocking. Keep an eye out on their IG account for updates. They also make lipscrubs, highlighters and melted lipsticks. Use the …

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When you think of lace, you think of heavy romanticism. Black and red lace remind me of Valentine’s Day. For Summer 16, incorporate white lace into your wardrobe for an light and airy yet sexy look. Here are my favorite picks…. “Crochet There and Lace Dress” Where to Buy: www.nastygal.com Price: $78 “Gianna” Dress Where to Buy: www .shop.forloveandlemons.com Price: $266 “Valentina” Romper Where to Buy: www.shop.forloveandlemons.com Price: $288 “Rhianna” Dress by B.B Dakota Where to Buy: www.nordstrom.com Price: $98 “Lace Tunic” by Kendall & Kylie Where to Buy: www.pacsun.com Price: $50 “Star-Crossed Lace Romper” by Me to We Where to Buy: www.pacsun.com Price: $43 Various options from different price …

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