Anieka’s Beauty Birthday Buys

 Last month I celebrated my birthday—blank stare —and finally accepted the sad truth that, at my age, birthdays are no longer as exciting as they were when I was a child. Nonetheless, the beauty lover in me loves gifting myself. Who doesn’t love the ritual of giddily opening presents you receive in... read more

SYB Freebie: Sally Hansen’s Airbrushed Legs

Hi Muchachitas! Okay, so it’s officially hot-weather season, and everyone in New York is running around half-naked. I love it. It’s my favorite time of year. Itty-bitty rompers and micro minis! Bikinis at rooftop pool parties! Obviously, though, these looks should not be attempted if one’s legs are not on point. This weeks freebie, Sally Hansen’s Airbrushed... read more

SYB Freebie: L’Oreal Dark Spot Corrector Collection

Hey ladies! First off, congrats to Alicia B., who won last week’s SYB Freebie: the Essie ‘Bikini So Teeny’ summer 2012 collection. She slyly mentioned that the periwinkle shade would be the perfect “something blue” for her wedding next month, while the other tropical hues would kill on her Jamaican... read more

Q&A Tuesday: Hyperpigmentation Nation

Hey ladies! Apropos of nothing…why did I wake up this morning with gum stuck to the back of my neck? What grown ass woman falls asleep with gum in her mouth? And how did it get there? My hair was up in a bun, thank god. ‘Cause if I had... read more