Shaina Brown

New Beginnings - Year 2019

New Beginnings - Year 2019

Let me first start by saying that I am not very good at writing sappy new year post. However, let us prepare for January being that awkward month of wishing everyone "Happy New Year!" and replying "Same to you". On this first da...

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6 Holiday Reds You MUST HAVE

6 Holiday Reds You MUST HAVE

... And by reds I dont mean 'red woman'. Ladies, this holiday season ( and every holiday season ) red lipsticks sell faster than hot cross buns in Easter. The real problem is when you buy a red that you think would compliment your skin tone, annnnnn...

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Wax Warmer on a Budget

Wax Warmer on a Budget

EDIT! November 12th 2018 (Insert Maxim Bady accent here) Soooooooooooooooooooooooo....... I got a ELECTRIC WAX WARMER!!! This was gifted to me by my mom, and its from the brand MainStays. Now you may ask,"What are the pros of having an EWW?...

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Put the beeswax down

Put the beeswax down

A few months ago I was looking at a few loc videos on Youtube and I came across one of a loctician washing a young lady's locs. She had long, beautiful hair, but to my dismay and everyone in the comments, we couldn't help but notice all her product b...

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What Wendy Fitzwilliam Forgot

What Wendy Fitzwilliam Forgot

As a nine year year old in 1998, seeing a woman like Wendy Fitzwilliam on a Miss Universe stage was nothing less than breathtaking. I was dark-skinned girl with 'picky' hair and just looking at her was enough to make me embrace everything black about...

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What you may not know about product labels

What you may not know about product labels

...as it pertains to cosmetics. Hey guys! So Im here to share some information that I taught I know about but I really didnt! (Dont worry, I did my research 😉) This all started for me a few weeks ago while listening to a podcast by The Market Place...

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Why Im not hyped about makeup

Why Im not hyped about makeup

DISCLAIMER This blog post is based on my opinions, backed by facts. There is no reason for anyone who spends their hard earned money how they see fit, to feel any type of way toward me because of the topic discussed here. YOU ARE FREE to disagree...

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I finally did THE BIG 'W'!

I finally did THE BIG 'W'!

Gosh guys, this is so huge for me, and I know it may seem a bit weird or even a bit silly but I have to share it with you! When you are busy adulting, it is easy to forget the simple things in life that make you smile or make life worth living. For...

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The Makeup chair & " yuh STINK mout'! "

The Makeup chair & " yuh STINK mout'! "

All parliament jokes aside, recently a good friend of mine got married and I had the honor of making her look extra special on her big day. During the bridal trial, she said something to me that no client had ever said before. She said," Shaina...

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I shouldn't feel for suicide victims...

I shouldn't feel for suicide victims...

In the light of the celebrity suicide deaths of Kate Spade and (especially) Anthony Bourdain, many individuals, activist groups and NGOs are calling for persons to seek out hotlines and encourage them to talk to someone. You know, the usual. However...

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Amo Mia Pelle - First time trying home made soap!

Amo Mia Pelle - First time trying home made soap!

Hello everyone!!! So from my previous skin care blog post, you would know that I DETEST BAR SOAP, at least the commercial types. I decided to try Amo Mia Pelle ( Italian - 'I love my Skin') soaps made by Girly Girl Facebook group Admin, Kerleen Ale...

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How to apply liquid highlighter with a beauty sponge

How to apply liquid highlighter with a beauty sponge

.. or if you can afford the Beauty Blender, whatevs... Hello beautiful people! I have a little beauty tip for you on how to apply your liquid highlighter with a beauty sponge (duh... blog tittle lol) Now listen FIRST AND FOREMOST, DONT BRING NO HA...

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Amerie's Hott Drops!!

Amerie's Hott Drops!!

We've got our own Amerizzzie bishes! Yes makeup lovers, Ive got a a mini review on Amerie Beautie's mixing medium! (I like to call them drops lol). Before Carnival she released them and I just knew I had to get one! Mixing mediums are especially grea...

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Achieving flawless, with less

Achieving flawless, with less

It's like every time I scroll through Instagram, some 'beauty influencer' is showing you how to look like a circus freak. There is absolutely NO NEED to kill your face with so many layers of foundation and concealer. Dont get me started on the never...

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Post Carnival Makeup 2018 Beauty Insider

Post Carnival Makeup 2018 Beauty Insider

How to avoid being a P***********l apprentice. 'Ah have ah tabanca!' 'Carnival tabanca!!' (Repeat x 2) I have actually never played mas, played jouvert or been to a fete in my entire life. Closest I have been to any sort of Carnival bacchanal was...

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Anastasia Moon Child Dupe for $45TT?!

Anastasia Moon Child Dupe for $45TT?!

Just in time for Carnival 2018 I have the perrrrfect highlighter dupe for the MUA or makeup enthusiast on a budget! If you ever wanted to try holographic highlighters but just didnt want to spend $42US to do so, well babes, I have just the thing for...

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Maple Holistics Tea Tree Shampoo Review

Maple Holistics Tea Tree Shampoo Review

Hey hair care enthusiast! I have a shampoo review for you guys from a company that reached out to me a few months ago. And you may ask why it took so long? Between a slight shipping error and my courier not informing me that the package arrived is w...

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FIRST TIME WEARING A SWIMSUIT EVER?! -  TOBAGO 2017

FIRST TIME WEARING A SWIMSUIT EVER?! - TOBAGO 2017

Hey Everyone!! So recently my husband and I went to Tobago for some NEEDED vacation time! If you follow me on my Instagram nail account,you would have seen my video post of the beaches (go over there now!) As soon as we came off the plane, I just c...

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Shades of Melanin - Ep 4 - Getting Nail Social

Shades of Melanin - Ep 4 - Getting Nail Social

When I started @allthatandaboxofpolish nail blog Instagram account, I was just happy to swatch my hundreds of nail polish and try crazy nail art. I never thought anyone would reach out to small ol' me swatch their polishes, but on May 18, 2017 Nail...

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