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JULY LUXE BEAUTY: LOLITA PENN

Congratulations on your Luxe Beauty of the month feature. What were your first thoughts when you found out you were going to be a featured Luxe Beauty? LOLITA: When I first found out that I was going to be a featured Luxe Beauty i was ecstatic. I thought to myself...

GROWING UP CURVY

EMBRACING THE CURVY LIFESTYLE “You know you’re adopted, right?” Despite my squinty-eyed smile, hyena-like laugh, bird-adjacent family nose, and lack of any musical or rhythmic talent I share with my family, my sister made me believe this statement for a good portion of my childhood.  I can go through the features that...

LOOKING GOOD FOR ZOOM CALLS

WHY WOMEN SHOULD STOP APOLOGIZING FOR THE WAY THEY LOOK Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “I’m sorry about the way I look. I didn’t have time to do my make-up before today’s call.”  One of the biggest ways the coronavirus pandemic (and subsequent quarantine) has affected our day-to-day lives...

JULY LUXE BEAUTY: DAKOTAH SHARI

Congratulations on your Luxe Beauty of the month feature. What were your first thoughts when you found out you were going to be a featured Luxe Beauty?    DAKOTAH: When I received my congratulatory letter from Luxe Beauty, I was ecstatic! I am so honored yet humbled that I was chosen...

JULY LUXE BEAUTY: MICHELLE LEE

Congratulations on your Luxe Beauty of the month feature. What were your first thoughts when you found out you were going to be a featured Luxe Beauty?    MICHELLE: I was in complete shock! With all that's going on, it was such a breath of fresh air to hear such good...

SUNSCREEN TIPS AND TRICKS

CLEANSE, TONE, SERUM, MOSTURIZER, AND SPF Don't forget, SPF should be part of your every day skin care routine! Wearing SPF daily is as important as cleansing the skin daily. It keeps your skin protected against the sun which reduces wrinkles and fine lines, as well as preventing dark spots...

DARING TO GO BARE: WEARING NO MAKEUP?

STOP WORRYING ABOUT WHAT'S ON MY SKIN In a society that idealizes unrealistic beauty standards, makeup is a way for women, young or old, to create a canvas on their skin. Sharp, contoured cheekbones shining with highlights that catch the sun are a girl's best friend. But why is this...

JULY COVER MODEL: LORNA ALEXIS

NO: Congratulations, on being our Luxe July cover model! What were your first thoughts when you found out you were selected?  LA: My first thought was excitement! I have followed the growth of Luxe Kurves over the course of my tenure in the plus community and have always loved their...

THE BEST OF HONEST BEAUTY

HONEST BEAUTY'S TOP 5 PRODUCTS THAT WE LOVE, COVET AND CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT A few years back, one of my all-time favorite celebrities created her own beauty brand.  Jessica Alba (a.k.a. my teenage idol) released Honest Beauty and since then I and so many others have never been the...

TOP 5 MAKEUP TRENDS FOR SUMMER 2020

SIMPLE YET BOLD LOOKS Trend forecasters have noticed some familiar beauty trends. Trend forecasters are individuals that are constantly researching and studying all elements of society such as art, science, food, etc that could change the interests of consumers—the information they gather are collected by businesses from various industries to...