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WHY ITS IMPORTANT TO START READING AT AN EARLY AGE

Are you a reader? If not, now is the time to start! I know it will be wrong to say that it's easy being a literature lover, but the fact is that it is the most important thing we need in our lives. The very first thing we will talk...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH OUR FEBRUARY COVER MODEL

JAZZMINE CARTHORN Growing up in Compton, Jazzmine had dreams of changing the world as a little girl and she has done just that being a curvy model who has made HUGE strides on television as one of the first curvy models to be casted along with being one of the...

FEBRUARY LUXE BEAUTIE ANDREA “CURVYDRE” CLARK

  Life Quote:  “Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.”-Unknown We love shining the light on our Luxe Beauties! This month we had the pleasure of interviewing Andrea "CurvyDre" Clark!  What are your views or thoughts about the plus size industry and do you feel the society accepts kurvy women? Positive strides have...

IT’S OKAY TO NOT BE REINVENTING YOURSELF

NEW YEAR NEW ME CAN BE HARD WHEN THE TRAUMA IS ONGOING “New Year, New Me” can be inspirational and transformational to some,  helping set yourself in motion for the new year. This is not the case for everyone. Speaking from experience, this slogan has the potential to be emotionally...

BLAME IT ON THE JUICE

TRUTH HURTS, HATERS! Icon extraordinaire, Lizzo, has recently come under fire on social media for her promotion of detoxing. The 32-year-old posted about her “progress” during a 10-day smoothie detox on her Instagram reels. According to the singer, she took part in drinking and unhealthy habits during a recent trip...

HOW TO DEAL WITH WINTER FACE

OUR GUIDE ON HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR FACE AND HAIR THIS WINTER Dehydrated skin, dry hair, and cracked lips … sound familiar? The winter months can wreak havoc on our complexions with the cold weather, the pouring rain, and the hot blast of central heating. Colder temperatures also...

2020 FASHION RECAP: KEEPING IT KURVY 

EVERY ASPECT OF 2020 HAS BEEN UNSTABLE- INCLUDING THE FASHION The beginning of 2020 was filled with promise, as the pandemic and lockdowns had not yet hit the United States. Neutral colors like brown, white and black dominated street fashion. The Kardashian-West’s Christmas card featuring neutral grey sweatpants. Overall, the...

NATURAL QUARANTINE LOOKS

MASTERING MAKEUP WITH A MASK As Meghan Trainor said, “Every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the top.” She had no idea that 2020 would be the year that the top half of your face really shines.  With a life-saving accessory on the bottom of your face, there’s...

BEFORE AND AFTER: THE HARM OF MISLEADING PICTURES

“Bodies that look like this… also look like this.” That’s a quote from a popular TikTok sound where women first show their bodies in a seemingly “perfect” pose, before unsucking in or returning to a normal non-twisted pose to reveal the tummy rolls, cellulite, and other imperfections they were...

LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR BODY

SPEND THIS YEAR WORKING ON HOW YOU SEE YOURSELF It’s January again, which means new year’s resolutions out the wazoo. We’re pressured to sit down and evaluate our lives as we dab foundation onto our faces and fill our champagne flutes. We ask ourselves; What do I dislike about myself?...