My 28-day skin transformation with Lancôme’s Visionnaire Crescendo

As you all know, I am a skincare enthusiast. And, if you’re a regular reader, you know how difficult it is for me to find a product that works well with hormonal acne.

Over two weeks ago I received Lancôme’s Visionaire Crescendo. This 28-day skin peel works in a two-phase process and is meant to exfoliate skin surface cells and address multiple skin concerns: uneven skin texture, the appearance of pores, wrinkles/fine lines, and dark spots.  

I’ve never used any kind of in-home chemical peel and was somewhat leery about trying this product, but I gave it a chance because I know Lancôme is a trustworthy brand. So, here’s how the first 14 days went: Continue reading “My 28-day skin transformation with Lancôme’s Visionnaire Crescendo”

Black Friday: Top 8 Products to achieve a Dewy Makeup Look

selfie_lookThe 2017 makeup trend is in: dewy, natural, and highlighted skin. This is one of the most sought-after makeup tutorials and trying to make sure you’re using the right products isn’t always easy.  

Most often, a dewy look gets mistaken for a “glowing” or “luminous” finish leaving your face too shimmery, which isn’t exactly the look you want. To help you guys out, I’ve gathered 8 products you need to get achieve that dewy look: 

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Black Friday: 5 Blog Resolutions for 2017

black-open-shoulder-bow-tie-detail-sweatshirt_sheinHappy Friday you guys! When I first started Black + Black, I knew very little about how the blogging world worked. I followed many fashion bloggers’ social media channels, but not their blogs.

Only when people started asking me about my style did I start doing more research to figure out how to create a website, what hosting site to use and what camera to use. I felt completely overwhelmed but was instantly inspired by this industry.

Now that the first year has flown by, I thought today’s post should be all about reflecting on my first year of blogging and how I can make improvements through 5 resolutions for 2017!

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Black Friday: Glamglow Sexy Kissable Lips Set Review


Every winter I struggle with my lips becoming extra dry and chapped. This set from Glam Glow is a great solution for healing my dry lips and leaving them kissably soft. However, there are some drawbacks to the Glamglow Sexy Kissable Lips Set.


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