Beauty, Lifestyle and Luxury: An interview with La’Breda Morrow

Beauty, Lifestyle and Luxury: An interview with La’Breda Morrow

“Exploring various shades of beauty through art and culture.” The fashion and beauty industry in Mississippi has been on the rise lately. What I love most about Mississippi is seeing young individuals being their best selves, living their best lives and starting their own businesses. The entrepreneurship here is real! From graphic design services, photography and videography services, clothing lines, hair extension lines to makeup lines. Mississippi, in my opinion, is on the rise to something bigger and better. As a lover of fashion and beauty, Jarquita recently interviewed another lover of fashion and beauty, La’Breda Morrow. Morrow is the...Read More
Bare Yogi’s Bare Harmony Box Review

Bare Yogi’s Bare Harmony Box Review

*I received free products from Bare Harmony Box in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. * Bare Harmony is an expansion that allows yogis to receive holistic products every month. These products provide community enrichment, stimulate positive vibes and help facilitate systems of the mind, body and soul to encourage healthy lifestyles. The Bare Harmony Box allows one's consciousness to cultivate a sense of vitality, bliss and mindfulness. A while ago, Jarquita received a free subscription box to review from the Bare Yogi team, and let's just say, trying these products were very interesting to say the...Read More
Caroline Owusu-Ansah : LUV SCRUB

Caroline Owusu-Ansah : LUV SCRUB

Caroline Owusu-Ansah is a first generation Ghanaian from Boston, Massachusetts who now resides in Brooklyn, New York. She is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Amherst where she obtained a degree in Apparel Marketing. Caroline is the owner of the LUV SCRUB Mesh Body Exfoliator.  This product has been used in her family for generations. "My parents are from Kumasi from the Ashanti Tribe. This mesh has always been used in West Africa. The natives identified it as an amazing skin exfoliate, and it has been carried through for generations," says Caroline. The 40-year-old said her mother started using the scrub...Read More
Breunka Kimbrough: Tips On Makeup For Beginners

Breunka Kimbrough: Tips On Makeup For Beginners

Fioreme had a sit down with makeup artist Breunka Kimbrough, and she gave six tips for beginners. You will also find some of Breunka's favorite beauty products in this article. "I really haven't experienced with applying makeup on others. I've only done so on a few occasions. I mainly just practice on myself or when my friends call me up and say, 'Hey, can you do this or that?' That's really the only time I practice on others, but in the near future, I plan to work with ladies who are darker-skinned than I am. I just think their skin...Read More
Dawn and Lashay’s Natural Hair and Skin Routine

Dawn and Lashay’s Natural Hair and Skin Routine

                        On Lashay's hair: My daily routine consists of me sleeping with my hair in the pineapple method, so daily I fluff and go. My last perm was in 2008, and from there I slowly cut out the perm over the years. I started wearing my hair in its natural state six years ago. I wash it once per week using a co-wash, mud mask, or sometimes a handmade shampoo. I use a steamer while I deep condition. I put four to five twists for 24 hours using ButterUp...Read More
ButterUp with Dawn and Lashay

ButterUp with Dawn and Lashay

Shea butter is hard to come by when living in the tri-state area. A few years ago it was difficult to get your hands on a one-pound tub of Shea butter if you lived in Portland, Oregon. "Then it became apparent to us of a need amongst female prisoners in Bryan Federal Prison Camp, a low level security camp in Texas. A family member had served a two-year sentence there and communicated how there were virtually no natural products and virtually every woman at the facility was natural," said Lashay Marion, co-founder of ButterUp. With the federal prison camp being...Read More