The Newbury Girl’s Back-to-School Beauty Give Away!

The Newbury Girl’s Back-to-School Beauty Give Away!

This August, I reached an amazing milestone and surpassed my 2019 goal: my blog garnered over 12,500 this year. While this may seem like a small feat for some, last year my blog garnered a total of 2,400 views. When I initially set my yearlong views goal, I felt like this would be a difficult challenge, but have been blown away by all of the love and support I've received this year. To celebrate, I'm holding a little beauty giveaway valued at nearly $80.00 USD.

Bad or Rad | Juvia’s Place Nubian Eyeshadow Palette Review

Bad or Rad | Juvia’s Place Nubian Eyeshadow Palette Review

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've likely heard of indie beauty darling, Juvia's Place. This affordable, black-owned, indie beauty brand is known for their affordably and highly pigmented eyeshadows. But are they truly worth the hype? In today's post, we'll deep dive into the Juvia's Place Palette that started it all...the OG, The Nubian Β Eyeshadow Palette. This is probably the most controversial of all Juvia's Place palettes because many fans of the brand dislike the formula of this palette when comparing it to the brand's later releases.

Fourth of July Haul | ColourPop, Kylie Cosmetics, and KKW Beauty

Fourth of July Haul | ColourPop, Kylie Cosmetics, and KKW Beauty

When Kylie Cosmetics first came onto the scene in 2015 and KKW Beauty launched in 2017 I was super skeptical and I vowed never to purchase from either brand. But, never say never. I became a Kylie Cosmetics convert after playing with her products at the Kylie Cosmetics pop-up truck at Beautycon L.A. in 2018. [...]

Beau-Tea Talks| Buying PR Packages? Is it Shady?

Beau-Tea Talks| Buying PR Packages? Is it Shady?

As the democratization of beauty industry continues, the power dynamic and relationship between brands and consumers is shifting. I bet cosmetic and skincare executives would never have guessed that an endorsement from a reviewer on YouTube could make or break a product launch, but has influencer PR gone too far? In today's Beau-Tea, we'll be discussing the emerging trend for big-name beauty brands to sell PR packages to the public.

The Loveliest :: Spring Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Favorites

The Loveliest :: Spring Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Favorites

Am I officially a beauty guru now? πŸ˜‰ Although monthly/seasonal favorites have been falling off the radar in the beauty community on YouTube, I've been wanting to incorporate a "favorites" style post on my blog for sometime because this gives me the opportunity to talk about things I'm loving in a snackable way.

Blogger Recognition Award #2: How to Sustain Blog Growth

Blogger Recognition Award #2: How to Sustain Blog Growth

Although I focus primarily on beauty-related content, as a beauty blogger, I love partaking in blogger tags. Whether I've been tagged in a fun challenge or nominated for a blogger-to-blogger award, I'm always so grateful to be a part of this creative community and feel such a sense of joy that I'll get to nominate other bloggers.