Dear Fat Girl: Stop Asking for Acceptance

I’ve been thinking about how to write this for months. It’s a topic that pops into my head quite often, especially when I find myself scrolling social media or having conversations with my fat friends. I started not to write about it because I didn’t want to not be able to articulate thoroughly what I…

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Curvy Spotlight: Bodied by Jamie

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a Curvy Spotlight on the blog, so it’s for that reason I’m really excited to introduce you guys to Jamecia. Jamecia a.k.a Jamie, is the proud owner of Bodied by Jamie. I had the pleasure of being present for her company’s launch party recently and it was there that…

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#YouTube: Cotton Candy

Hi my beautiful A-Team! Today’s tutorial is all about cotton candy! Ok so maybe not literally cotton candy; but inspired by cotton candy! Something about the bright pastels got into my system and it provided the perfect opportunity to play some more in my Crayon Case Palettes. Check it out! ***I do not own the…

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#YouTube: Glow- A Slight Glam Look

Hey A-team! Today’s makeup tutorial is all about taking your soft glam look up a notch but still not over the top! Check it out! ***I do not own the rights to the music nor am I perpetrating ownership*** Song: Kizz Daniel – Madu Wet n’ Wild Photo Focus Primer Milani Stay Put Brow Shade…

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#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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