Aveda Giveaway

Happy New Year! I want to start the new year off with an exciting giveaway to get your focused on great skin and great hair in 2017! Aveda is known for harnessing the power of nature into beauty and hair care products for all ages and skin types. For this giveaway, I am giving one…

Cara Delevingne at the New York Premiere of Suicide Squad

The Inspiration: Celebrity Makeup Artist Romy Soleimani wanted the actress, supermodel and Rimmel London Ambassador to look like a movie star and a rockstar – going with dramatic eyes and a bold lip for the premiere. How to Get the Look: SKIN To begin, Romy applied Rimmel London BB Cream in Medium to even out…

Activated Charcoal Toothpaste Is Your Next Beauty Must Have

Curaprox Activated Charcoal Toothpaste I’m sure when you read the title, you were thinking “What is Alea trying next??” Well, that’s what I am here for; to try new beauty products and give you the scoop so that you can become as obsessed as I am. Now, let chat about Curaprox Activated Charcoal Toothpaste. When…

How to Contour the Easy Way

Over the past few years contouring has become the “must know” beauty advice bloggers and brands have been trying to teach us to master. Being the natural beauty advocate I am paired with the fact that there always seemed to be too many “steps” to get a perfect contour, it was something that I never…

Matrix Style Link Review and Giveaway

Let’s talk about Matrix Style Link. The one hair care styling line that answers literally every hair care need possible. Whether you want to wear your hair bone straight, super curly or somewhere in between, there is a Style Link product that can help your style look it’s best. My hair is naturally very curly,…

4 tips to #LoveYourCurls this winter season

Calling all curly girls! With the temperature quickly cooling down, you’ll want to look your best and treat your curls with the love and care they deserve. Winter can be stressful on your hair, especially curls, forcing you to make changes in your hair-care routine. Because no two curls are the same, I’ve got Cynthia…

2015 Beauty Awards

It’s finally here! My 2015 Beauty Awards! Since I have stared the blog, I have literally reviewed hundreds of products and now, I’ve narrowed down the best of the best. From skincare to hair care, I have pulled together the products that are tried and true winners! Skincare Acne Treatment Exposed Skin Care Acne Treatment…

Beauty Review: Proganix Quench

If you have dry hair, keep reading… You are about to meet your new favorite shampoo. The Proganix Quench line combines the hydrating power of coconut water and coconut oil to revive hair that suffers from dryness. The Quench line consists of 4 products (Shampoo, Conditioner, Moisture Balm, and Leave In) that help address dryness…

Get the Best Black Friday Beauty Deals

I know, I know… Black Friday is still over a month away, but its not too early to start strategizing your beauty purchases. Lots of retailers and brands offer great beauty deals around Black Friday and my friends over at Deal News have complied data from the past four Black Fridays’ worth of beauty sales…

Establish a 5 Minute Skincare Routine

I have heard so many times from my friends and followers that they dont have time to properly take care of their skin. When you are rushing in the morning or just tired and ready to go to bed, taking a bunch of steps can seem like an overwhelming task. To help you get in…

Nail Inspiration Straight from the Spring 2016 Runways

Sally Hansen once again amped up the runway looks with stunning nail designs for amazing designers Misha Nonoo, Adam Selman, Tanya Taylor, Phillip Lim and Prabal Gurung. Sally Hansen Global Color Ambassador Madeline Poole is a nail expert working in New York and LA. Trained as a painter, Madeline worked odd jobs like vintage poster…

The Five Biggest Misconceptions About Hair Oils

For some the thought of putting oil IN our hair is a backwards concept. Aren’t we supposed to wash our hair to get oil OUT? The primary reason we wash our hair is to remove buildup from our hair follicle to keep the scalp healthy and of course to wash any lingering smells. Oils are…