Marvelous Marsala

Okay so it’s pretty embarrassing how long it’s been since I’ve done an outfit post, especially sine they’re my favorite! I have some older outfit photos I never got a chance to share so I finally decided to get them up. This outfit is all about one of my favorite fall colors: marsala. You can call it maroon or burgundy, they’re all in the same … Continue reading Marvelous Marsala


The Ultimate Care Package

A couple weeks ago my aunt, uncle, and cousins sent me the greatest care package ever! For those of you who don’t know, I’m in a year long graduate program in Syracuse, NY and it’s my first time living away from home. I’m loving it here, but it’s always wonderful to know that your family is thinking about you. My aunt really hooked me up … Continue reading The Ultimate Care Package


Ipsy Review #14: “Sugar Highness” August Glam Bag

Okay, so I’m almost caught up on my glam bag reviews–I’m still waiting on my October one to arrive. But let me just say that I am obsessed with this August bag! It had a Candyland type of theme, but it actually gave me more mermaid vibes. Here is what I got: Rodial Smokey Eye Pen in Black I really loved this eyeliner. I’ve been using it all … Continue reading Ipsy Review #14: “Sugar Highness” August Glam Bag


Movie Review: Colossal

Colossal is… discombobulating to say the least Outrageously bizarre. That’s perhaps one of the most accurate ways to summarize Nacho Vigalondo’s new film Colossal, which premiered on September 9 at the Toronto International Film Festival. The humorously dark film stars Anne Hathaway as Gloria, an unemployed writer who parties and drinks so much that her boyfriend kicks her out and she is forced to return … Continue reading Movie Review: Colossal


Movie Review: Moonlight

Moonlight is captivating and powerful Take almost every minority stereotype that you have ever heard and throw it out the window. Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins, is an absolutely beautiful coming of age depiction of a black, gay male in Miami. If you were at the Toronto International Film Festival and didn’t see it, then you missed out. Quite frankly, this is a movie that … Continue reading Movie Review: Moonlight


Ipsy Review #13: “Hot Summer Nights” July Glam Bag

Once again, I fell a couple months behind on glam bag reviews. Although it’s no longer summer, these products can still be put to use. Here is what I got: VASANTI COSMETICS Professional Eyeshadow Brush I love this brush! It smoothly applies my eyeshadow and it makes it so that the color shows up really well. It also works well if you wet it and then … Continue reading Ipsy Review #13: “Hot Summer Nights” July Glam Bag

Lupita Nyong'o and Madina Nalwanga star in the triumphant true story QUEEN OF KATWE, directed by Mira Nair.

Movie Review: Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe displays classic Disney anecdote This movie is very… Disney. If you’re looking for a major plot twist or complex character dynamics then this is not for you. However, if you really just want the anecdotal feel good film then this is perfect. Queen of Katwe premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 10 and it did all the things … Continue reading Movie Review: Queen of Katwe