Q.U.E.E.N. Makeup Transformation

Hello, friends! Black History Month may be over, but I celebrate my blackness on the daily and today I’m doing so through a combination of music and makeup. Five years ago, Janelle Monae dropped the music video for Q.U.E.E.N., which serves some iconic makeup looks, powerful imagery of black bodies traveling through time, and a […]

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Travel Isn’t Only for White People

Although the numbers have increased, there are still very few African American women travelling internationally. In regards to higher education, only 6% of African Americans study abroad. Whether it is because we get little encouragement from our community to leave the U.S. or experience financial or cultural barriers, this is a very discouraging statistic. Because […]

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My Year in Review – 2017

This post should really be called “2017: The Year the Liv Loved Listicles and the Number 5!” All jokes aside, this year was good to me, both personally and on my blog! I got to travel a little bit (and share that experience with you all), I test out new makeup products, I stepped up […]

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New Year’s Eve Makeup Lookbook

Whether you’re painting the town red with your friends or chilling at home with your 4 cats, New Year’s Eve is the perfect excuse to get all glammed up. You’ve seen those decorations at Target and Party City. They’re so sparkly. They’re trying to compete against you. And I’m just out here trying to make […]

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