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Being Just Melody


MAC Haul | Haute Dog + Vamplify!

Fall is approaching which means there are new collections from MAC! The latest collections, Haute Dog and Vamplify feature new formulas and colors, as well as some oldies but goodies. Haute Dog is all about being well groomed with “buttery fur toned” colors and regal lips. While Vamplify is bold and fresh with a new lipgloss formula that falls between a Lipglass and Cremesheen.

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Being Just Melody, Hair

Haul + Moisture Makeover with Design Essentials

The Essence Music Fest is definitely the weekend to party in New Orleans and when you can incorporate one of your long time favorite brands in the mix, it is a win-win situation. This year I was invited to the Design Essential Blogger Mixer to kick off the weekend as well as get treated to a moisture makeover featuring some of the latest products offered.

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Beauty, Being Just Melody

Have You Heard? The Essence BeautyBox Coming Soon!

During this year’s Essence Music Festival, I was able to get an exclusive up close look at the newest beauty subscription service called the Essence BeautyBox. Similar to other monthly mail subscription services, this beauty box will feature luxury samples of the latest trends in beauty, delivered directly to your mailbox. However, Essence is differentiating themselves by offering brands and products curated by the magazine’s trusted beauty editors as well as featuring up-and-coming independent brands from African American owned companies. As they describe it, it is created “for us, by us.”

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