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Redefining YOUR Beauty…


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I’m Back and Better!👌🏾

Hey Loves,

This first sentence has been written so many times and backspaced just as many. I mean how do I honestly start off this post considering I haven’t written one in so long! Actually, that is not all the way true. I have been blogging in my mind for the past 8 or so months; those thoughts have just not made their way out of the chambers in my mind. I guess some have broken free now and it feels good to say I’m back and I’m better! What does that even mean, though? Sounded good when Bryson Tiller’s dulcet tones sang it in ‘Don’t’ but in my world, it means more than I may be able to express right now.

I wanted to take a break from social media. I wanted to take some time for myself, to understand some of the things I was going through. I wanted some of my mental to catch up with my physical change. Yes, I intentionally chose the word wanted! I needed to look after my health, which was telling me I was a priority and not an afterthought. I wanted to look in the mirror and not pick myself apart because what I saw did not match up to what was ‘liked’ in the fickle beauty industry.

You see, no matter how confident we appear we all have inner battles that require us to reset our thinking so we can remind ourselves how AWESOME we are! Awesome AF! Rewiring some of my thinking has pushed me. Challenged me. Trained me. Strengthened me. Life has taken a series of interesting turns and I am grateful to God for seeing me through. Learning, evolving and continuing to focus on being the BEST me I can be… NO LIMITS!

So yes, your girl is back and better! Better in part also to many of you and your fantastic messages and love. Big thanks to those of you who got in touch telling me that you missed the blog. Missed me, and my small contribution in the form of this blog that does its own thing. Thank you for encouraging me and for sharing ways I have inspired you. Those that know me, know that I really love this blog and what it represents. The strange goings on from a chick that loves family, friends, Brooklyn, music, makeup Trey Songz and so much more! I have missed you all and pray that you are good and life is all it needs to be for you right now- especially in these trying times!

I’m gonna end by saying THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me in the Best Makeup Artist 💄 category at last year’s AFRO MODEL AWARDS! I don’t think I will ever get over the shock of winning. It was very soon after that night that I took time out. I put shout-outs on Twitter and Facebook but let me holla on here too. I am so grateful and blessed at the recognition and hope it raises your spirits and reminds you that you can do and be anything you want to. No matter your age or the stage you’re at in life! Your journey is in your hands!

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Wishing you all the love in the universe… see you in the next post!

Besos! 💋

TBH! xoxo

p.s. I know for some there are more questions and things you want to know. Not everything is for the blog and what is will be on the blog in due course!


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Better to Give(away) than receive…

Hey everyone!

If you are new to my blog…HEY (although it is in capitals, it is a friendly, loud greeting) and welcome! Glad you came by. Hope you enjoy and come again. If you are one of my wonderful followers, thanks for stopping by. It truly is a pleasure to have you!

Sharing is caring and it is my time to share. I remember starting out on this Make-up Artistry journey last year and being completely unaware of how much products cost and what I needed. It can be easy to get caught up in this expensive world of beauty and so I wanted to host a giveaway to share some of what I have been blessed with. It remains a way to say thank you for the support that you give me and a reason to giveaway so products I hope that you will enjoy.

Last giveaway was hosted on here and this one is a little different. This is an INSTAGRAM giveaway and so hosted by that account. All rules and details will be found on my insta page (@TheBeautyHolder).

Full list of the prizes are listed below:

1st Prize:

*NARS Melusine double eyeshadow / Sleek Beauty Balm (BB) in Medium / Sleek Beauty Balm (BB) in Dark/ Mac Eyeshadow Amber Lights (one of my faves) / BH Cosmetics 28 Colour Smoky Eyes Edition Palette / Mac Metalica Eye Shadow palette (limited edition).

1st prize

Runner-Up:

*Urban Decay OZ The Great and Powerful Eyeshadow Palette with Lip colour and eyeliner / NYX Blush in Copper and eyeshadow in Africa / EOS lip balm in Strawberry Sorbet (another one of my can’t live withouts)!

2nd Prize!

Hope you enter! Good Luck!

Besos!

TBH!xoxo