Year of Return 2019

Times like this I wished I wasn't afraid of flying. Big things are happening in Ghana and 2019 marked a major landmark calling all African diasporas home. It has been 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. While August 2019 marked 400 years since enslaved Africans arrived in the United States.…

Beauty Community In Shambles

Many of us count on our favorite blogger, vlogger, Youtuber, and influencer as role models. But what happens when these influencer's true thoughts are exposed, will you still admire them and their body of work? Like politics and religion one's truest thoughts can divide us especially when the topic is RACE!!  For those of you…

Take Me Back to Carnival: Featuring BH Cosmetics

What's Up Swatch Queens, Today I will hit you with a two for one post, lol. I decided to break up my Carnival post because the history should be it's own content. This post will also highlight the company Raw Xpression Creations. I recently just got my package from BH cosmetics of the Take Me Back to Brazil pallette,…

Origins of Carnival

What's Up Swatch Queens, With Labor Day  approaching us quickly, I thought it was befitting to post about Carnival. As an Island Gal growing up I was use to attending parades, dances, festivals lit with an array of tropical colors, and natives wearing costumes, face masks, long tier skirts, bouncy blouses, hair adorned with jewels. Men,…