Web Window Shopping: Luxe by Mr. Bubble

Welcome back beautiful hues! Yesterday I introduced you to Luxe by Mr. Bubble. It’s our first in our holiday beauty and gift edition.  Today I want to share you will the products that my team and I had the wonderful pleasure of testing. Let’s begin with OMG!  Like I hinted to yesterday everyone was excited to try these products, but what I found just as interesting as the products was than  was the reaction of other people that didn’t know members of the team was using a new product. Everyone received nice complements about how wonderful their skin looked and smelled. Below are just a few of the reactions from the team.

Bubbletini Bath Bombs:  “Just what I needed…I felt like the bath bombs just bombed away my bad day.”

Shine On Lip Balm: “It’s easy to carry and easy to use.”

All Buttered Up Butter: “People keep telling me my skin has a glow and I love it hearing that!”

One of the things that I look for in our Web  Window Shopping series is a product that grabs my eye. The colorful pink, teal/green, and peach colors gently remind you of warmer days while offering you a reason to soak of the cozy feeling of the season. The other top factor in picking a brand for Web Window Shopping is of course the ease of getting the product. You can find the limited edition of  Luxe products by Mr. Bubble exclusively at Target. You can also find additional products at Ulta or on their website.

Be sure to check by for the Sunday Style edition to learn how you can experience these products in our first of the season holiday giveaway.

 

Disclosure: Luxe by Mr. Bubble sent me products to try, all thoughts and opinions are always my own.

True Beauty Tuesday: Luxe by Mr. Bubble

Luxe by Mr. Bubble

Luxe by Mr. Bubble

It’s that time of year.  The holiday shopping season. Our first True Beauty Tuesday holiday gift idea is from a company that we all know and love.

Every now and again you come across a product that not only amazes you, but everyone you share it with and in some cases even the people that you don’t share it with notice a change in your skin… When people talk about a positive change in your skin and only have great things to say about your new found “glow” You know that you have found a truly outstanding product. Sound to good to be true? Well, I’m being 100 with you. Over the last few months my team and I have been falling passionately in love with Luxe by Mr. Bubble. Yup, you read it correct Mr. Bubble…that childhood favorite that made bath time simply amazing. You can now enjoy the same feeling of bliss that you did from your younger days. If in all the holiday hustle and bustle you want to have a  truly nostalgic  moment I highly suggest Luxe by Mr. Bubble.  You are probably wondering why? Right? You are probably thinking that in the sea of beauty products  that women have to choose from this fall and holiday what makes this one so special.  The “Hue” team has been testing products since early fall and it’s now a week from Thanksgiving and the products that we tested have held true during the change of seasons.

The team and I test several products on women of different ages and backgrounds and everyone pretty much had the same reaction. “Where can I get these products?” If you are looking for some great products for the holidays for the woman in your life or as a gift for yourself stay tuned. Tomorrow we will dive into the products and how you can purchase them.

 

Disclosure: Luxe by Mr. Bubble sent me products to try, all thoughts and opinions are always my own.

 

 

 

Sunday Style: POPSUGAR Must Have Box October 2016

 

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Have you ever received something in the mail and become so into it that you forgot about all that you needed to do? Well, that has been me the last week or so with the October 2016 Must Have box sent to me from POPSUGAR. Every time I think that POPSUGAR can’t outdo themselves they once again knock it out the park. Their subscription service is like none other and the October 2016 box does not disappoint. It screams “Hello Fall!”

Lisa Sugar- Power Your Happy – As a founding POPSUGAR Select Fashion member I was super happy that this book was apart of the goodies this month. This book is a very inspiration read. How do I know? I’ve already read it….I was blessed to attend the Power Your Happy event in New York City last month and this wonderful book was a great gift from Lisa Sugar….so I will be gifting the book to someone special in my life since they encouraged me to attend the event. Isn’t Karma amazing?!?

Henri Bendel Umbrella ($58)- OK, I must admit was all giggly after seeing a wonderful Henri Bendel in this box.

My Cup of  Coca  Dark Drinking Chocolate ($4.99)- Love it. Why? Uumm because it is gluten-free and yummy!screen-shot-2016-10-30-at-9-43-50-pm

Morning Culture Rise & Shine mug ($16)- Perfect for drinking my new favorite gluten-free drink in.

Revlon Color Stay Liquid Eye Pen ($8.99)- It’s Revlon….need I say more?

Make up Eraser ($12.00)- Because at the end of the day sometimes you just want to wash it all away.

Lalicious Brown Sugar Vanilla Body Wash ($28.00)- This product smells like heaven in a bottle. Period.

As October comes to a close and you start thinking of those holiday ideas. I would suggest the gift that keeps on giving (each month) A POPSUGAR Must Have box. You can order yours here.

I have excited to share a special coupon code to all my wonderful followers. Include the code SHOP5 (which never expires) to allow your readers $5 off their FIRST Must Have Box!

You can shop some of the items featured above on my ShopStyle page by clicking here.

Disclosure: POPSUGAR sent me this Must Have Box to try, all thoughts and opinions are always my own.

Web Window Shopping: The Empire Inspired Collection at Torrid

Let me just tell you that I am madly in love with the The Empire Inspired Collection at Torrid

 

 

screen-shot-2016-10-05-at-3-32-07-pmWhen I stumbled upon the collection I was so happy to see that a company celebrating curvy women with all the glam and style they deserve. Empire has to be one of the most talked about shows on television since its Fall 2016 return and for good cause.  Even if you don’t watch the show (which will probably baffle many) the inner fashionista in you will find it hard to deny picking up a piece or two….let’s be real…it will be hard not to shop the  entire collection. This  inspired collection truly embraces the leading ladies of the show and their power. Kudos Torrid job well done!

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Web Window Shopping: The #BUYBLACK365 Beginners Guide: Retail Edition

 

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Believe it or not the holidays are just around the corner. During the holiday season many people flock to large major retailers in the middle of the night to get the deal of the century from stores that move people in and out like cattle with little to no service. Over the last few years I have heard people speak of wanting to support black business owners but have not idea of where to start (especially if you don’t live in a large city). The purpose of Web Window Shopping Wednesday is to point you in the direction of black owned business and brands as well as companies that embrace diverse images of style and beauty.

Today’s feature has something wonderful to offer all you beautiful hues that want to #buyblack for the holiday season and beyond. Today Soul Reflectionz will be giving all the subscribers of their website a free copy of  BEGINNERS GUIDE: RETAIL EDITION. Not a subscriber? No worries. Just head over to their website by 6:00 PM today (Oct.19th) to receive your free shopping guide. You can also follow them on their social media pages listed below.

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True Beauty Tuesday: “Choose Love” campaign

Love is in the air in more ways than one. Singer Ciara recently announced on social media that she is not only the newest global ambassador for Revlon, but she will also be the face of their “Choose Love” campaign. Personally, I think she will be a great spokesperson especially for the “Choose Love” campaign. The singer has been living a life that reminds me of a fairytale. Earlier this year she wed Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson after courtship that would melt just about anyone.

Singer Ciara was recently named named the face of the "Choose Love” campaign

Singer Ciara was recently named named the face of the “Choose Love” campaign

The “Choose Love” campaign is like nothing I have ever seen before in a good way. It seems that to often beauty and style brands try to “sell” you on what you need to fix about yourself to attract the perfect mate and how their products can save the day, and while I know the goal of every brand is to create revenue this campaign reminds you to look take time to love yourself first. On their website they offer several ways to do so, and yes it does involve make-up, but not in the way that you think.  After watching the video  and reading the Revlon Love Test Instructions.

I realized something that most women do or should I say don’t do…. and that is take care or love themselves EVERY day first. Women often place everyone above themselves until they sadly realize that they have taken themselves off the list of things to take care. Having  grown up in the south I have always heard that you can’t love anyone else until you can love yourself so I invite you to join me for one week and take the Revlon love test. Will you “Choose Love”?

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True Beauty Tuesday: Celebrate Your Skin Tone

If you haven’t heard about The Iman Cosmetics’s Celebrate Your Skin Tone campaign you are truly missing out.  True Beauty Tuesday is about embracing your true beauty and I can’t think of a better way to that than celebrating your skin tone.

Screenshoot: Imancosmetics.com 10/2016

Screenshoot: Imancosmetics.com 10/2016

To learn more about this amazing project and how you can join the conversation visit our sister website Loving Hue & Your Style.

A Stylish Hue is growing.

 

 

Melanin Media Monday:Against The Wall (PSA)

Last week Harry Belafonte’s social justice organization, Sankofa dropped a social justice PSA addressing police brutality. If you are concerned (which you should be). You must watch this video. It will move you. Hopefully, it will move you to help create change.

Credits: Short social justice film directed by Gerard Bush & Christopher Renz featuring Michael K. Williams, Michael B. Jordan, Danny Glover, Van Jones, etc. PSA created for Harry Belafonte’s social justice organization, Sankofa.

Melanin Media Monday: Marley Mag

I started Melanin Media Mondays because I wanted to showcase all the positive things that black girls and women are doing that often don’t make it to the “mainstream” media. The great thing about the internet and social media is that we no longer have to wait for “mainstream” to tell us what is beautiful, talented, or truly newsworthy.

Today’s feature is a young woman that just makes my heart heart happy beyond words. Her name is Marley Dias and I think that she is amazing.

Marley Dias-founder #1000BlackGirlsBook

Marley Dias-founder #1000BlackGirlsBook

She has to be one of the coolest young ladies going. She is just the type of black princess that the world needs to see. If you haven’t heard of Marley let me give you a quick peek at this amazing wonder. For starters she the mind behind the #1000BlackGirlsBook campaign. A wonderful campaign that donates books to libraries and schools that showcase black girls as the main character. The little princess also has her own magazine called Marley Mag in partnership with Elle magazine.  She is what I personally think of when I hear Black Girl Magic.

Way to go Marley! You have inspired this big girl 🙂

 

 

True Beauty Tuesday:Khoudia Diop

 

When I originally started True Beauty Tuesday a few years back I wanted to to be more that just beauty products (there is nothing wrong with that), but like I have always said my goal is to celebrate, educate, and empower HUE to HUE.

There are times in your life when you come across a beauty so amazing to the eye that you just wan to cry. It happened for me when I say Khoudia Diop. Never in my life have I seen a woman hold such beauty. NEVER. Her melanin skin makes me value my skin tone even more than ever and while I am sure she has experienced her fair share of rude people I want to take this moment to send nothing but love to her.Screen Shot 2016-10-05 at 4.33.45 PM.png

 

You can follow this melanin goddess on by clicking here> Instagram

 

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A Stylish Hue is growing.

A Stylish Hue is growing.