#Youtube: Green w/Halo Envy

I am back with yet another makeup tutorial! Are you guys catching the hint that I really want ya’ll to watch my videos? LOL I guess I couldn’t be more obvious. Well that’s neither here nor there. Today’s look is my attempt at a Halo eye…note I said attempt. It’s not horrible for a first…

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#YouTube: Soft Glam Look

Hey my fellow glammies! Sometimes we want to give glam but not a full on glam right? In this tutorial I am doing what I like to call my soft glam. Giving just a little but not too much! Check it out!

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#YouTube: AP Young Beauty The Essentials Collection

Hey ya’ll! As I announced at the top of the year; I am launching my very own cosmetics line. I was thrilled to be able to create a tutorial using my first collection which is The Essential Collection. Check it out! (www.apyoungbeauty.com)

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Unpacking my Abelism- How My Disability Taught Me

Ableism is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as: “discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities”. While that definition may seem neat and succinct; ableism behavior is so much deeper than that. Beyond the most obvious forms of prejudice such as believing people with disabilities aren’t capable of living life; there is the subtle aspects of…

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Plus on a Budget – Amazon Fashion

If there is one thing I love it is finding plus size clothing for cheap! Nothing makes a purchase more sweet than when the final price doesn’t make me shed tears! And that’s exactly how I felt when I purchased the Kancystore Women Short Sleeve Plus Size Long Maxi Dress with Pockets Loose Casual T-Shirt…

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Breaking the Myth of Beach Body

As a child, my mom used to bring us to this man made beach/lake in Naugatuck, CT called Hop Brook Lake. I spent a good chunk of every summer there splashing around and having a blast and never really giving much thought to a “beach body” because I was a kid and doing what kids…

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Let’s Chat: Fat Phobia & Size Privilege

I was scrolling through Instagram trying to decide why I bother to utilize the app when I stumbled upon the following post: Going from a size 28 to 18 has given me a tiny glimpse into how fat phobia has affected me my whole life. Here’s an example: . First, for those of you who…

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#MentalHealth: My Truth about Anxiety

Anxiety is a word that I hear used often in daily conversation. There isn’t a day that when I am in conversation, or scrolling social media that the topic of anxiety doesn’t come up. Anxiety Defined Anxiety is defined as: “a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with…

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Disability: Unpacking Stigmas, Misconceptions & Truths

Recently, I just received a handicap placard for my car. Now, to know me is to know the struggle I’ve had with accepting anything related to disability and handicap. So much so that it took me 9 months to get that placard for my car though I had clearance from my doctor for quite some…

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Influenster Vox Box: Laura Mercier

Hey ya’ll hey! I am back today with another Influenster Vox Box Review! If you’re new here or just need a refresher course let me explain what Influenster is. Influenster is an organization that links with various brands and helps connect their products with various influencers to review. This is my second Influenster campaign, my…

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