Vanessa Akin-Adesola

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NYX BORN TO GLOW FOUNDATION REVIEW & WEAR TEST

Born To Glow Foundation

I had purchased the NYX Born To Glow Naturally Radiant foundation in January and just never got around to using it.  So, I finally decided to use it and do a product review and wear test.  This isn’t my first NYX foundation. I used the Can’t Stop Won’t Stop foundation which is one of my favorite matte foundations. So when this more glowy foundation was released I was excited to try…

Lifestyle

5 BLACK WOMEN WHO MAKE YOU WANT TO TRAVEL.

Palm trees in Vida Mar Portugal

We’ve been home for a while now and usually this it’s the time of year when my mom and I begin planning a vacation but that’s out the window now. I’ve been getting my fix from travel bloggers. So here’s 5 black female travel bloggers who make me want to travel. So let’s virtually travel, why don’t we? Lee Litumbe ( Spirited Pursuit) I only recently found Lee, on Pinterest…

Fashion

4 Favorite Affordable Ethical/ Sustainable Fashion Brands.

You may be wondering why I’m talking sustainable fashion all of a sudden. I probably haven’t mentioned it on here but I’m taking a Fashion & Sustainability online course hosted by London College of Fashion in collaboration with Kering. This course has opened me up to a world of issues the fashion industry has. How much it is contributing to the ecological problems in the world today. So, I began…

Fashion

3 White Button Down Shirts You Should Own

Button down shirt with cocoon sleeves

When in doubt wear white! A white button down shirt is a closet essential that can be elevated and casual at the same time. This closet essential has been translated into many different styles and this post will help narrow the choice down. Here are 3 white button down shirts you should own.…

Lifestyle

On Wanderlust and Vacation Simulations

Simulated vacation in my yard

Last week, I asked if anyone was feeling loads of wanderlust while we’re stuck at home social distancing? The response was in the affirmative, from planned trips that had to be canceled to plain old wanderlust. Everyone just wants to travel. I’m no different in fact, my wanderlust has gotten worse. I’m actively looking up hotels and villas, spending hours poring through Condé Nast Traveller Luxury Guides. So I thought why…