Empire State of Mind

Welcome to the melting pot, corners where we sellin’ rock
Afrika Bambataa shit, home of the hip-hop
Yellow cab, gypsy cab, dollar cab, holla back
For foreigners it ain’t fair, they act like they forgot how to add
8 million stories, out there in the naked
City it’s a pity, half of y’all won’t make it – Jay Z

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I certainly MADE IT 💯 survived it all!

Its been 4 months since I moved back to Vegas from New York. I was truly blessed with all the opportunities I had received in New York and nothing has changed but my address. I was extremely blessed that I could still do everything I was doing there from home. There is nothing like HOME.

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Being from Vegas your SPOILED , im SPOILED! The cost of living is way cheaper , VEGAS is clean , no rats , no trains etc the list could go on and on. Vegas and New York is both money cities but they don’t compare …. they couldn’t compare. One thing I loved in New York was the culture. Seeing so many great events and festivities for my ppl was so awesome , I was overjoyed. Vegas is slowly getting culture but its no where near NY , they have parades and events for almost every thing. Them Jamaican , Haitian and Trinidad ppl know how to party. Its a very huge island base in Brooklyn where I was living.

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I will say I loved the almost 2 year experience ❤ everybody should experience NY in some way or another. That void is filled , its out my system and I have no regrets.I would never make it my home but a long summer vacation wouldn’t be so bad. Through it all im so thankful I had my sister by my side during this adventure. I wouldn’t have done it without her in the big city all alone

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I’ll always remember what my homeboy told me when I moved to NY. He said ” Always look up its beautiful here but when you look around shit aint sweet , dont believe the hype!”

Fashion and Style 411 : Filthy Chic

There’s nobody in the world that knows me better than my sister. ~Tia Mowry

Atlanta Sisters Keelia and Tamra are the stylish duo Filthy Chic.

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Question 1: So whens the first time you fell in love with FASHION?

Keelia/Tamra: We have been fashion lovers for most of our lives. Our mother and grandmother would take us on weekend shopping trips to the mall. We would literally stay all day: from the time the mall opened until the stores were closing. We enjoyed every moment and we quickly became professional shoppers and fashionistas.

Question 2: Do you have a signature STYLE?
As sisters and being very close in age, we have grown up dressing alike, but as we have gotten older we have both established our own personal style.

Keelia: My style tends to be more classic and with pops of trends. Think Grace Kelly meets Rihanna. Most of my wardrobe consists on skirts, dress and blazers. I love to pair a classic midi skirt with a trendy crop top. That is definitely my summer go to outfit.

Tamra: My style varies depending on my mood and how I am feeling at the moment. Like most women I go through periods of being super trendy but I also have times where I dress for comfort. So do I have a signature style? No not really because I feel style, like most things in life, is a journey.

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Question 3: Who is your favorite DESIGNER?
Keelia/Tamra: We dont have a particular favorite designer, but we do have stores that we frequent on a regular basis like: Ann Taylor, Zara, Urban Outfitters, and ASOS.

Question 4: Who is your current STYLE crush?
Keelia/ Tamra: We love to keep up with other fashion bloggers. Currently, we are crushing on Wendy from Wendys Look Book and Tiffany Battle from The Werk Place.

Question 5: How do you pick the ensembles you display?
Our blog outfits consists of things we actually wear each day and also styled outfits for particular occasions. Ninety-nine percent of the time we really do wear the outfits we post on the blog. Its a real life fashion journal.

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Question 6: What are some of your favorite boutiques to get your fashionable pieces?
We live in Atlanta so there are so many unique boutiques. Our favorite is Co-sign Resale Boutique off Howell Mill Rd. Every time we go we find so many designer gems.

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Michel’le Opens Up

Westcoast Legend Michel’le is known for her squeaky childlike speaking voice, which is a startling contrast to her strong vocals

We LOOK a celebrity as picture perfect and when 2 celebrities start dating they become a certified POWER COUPLE ( these relationships were way before the social media and paparazzi craze). Michel’le came on the scene at 16 years old as the first lady of Ruthless Records . Later she began 2 high profile relationships and had children with Dr. Dre and 9 years later Suge Knight. She has never opened up about her relationships til now.

These days you can catch Michel’le every Wednesday night on R & B Divas : LA. She has the cutest personality and she is mad funny. Now a days with these reality shows sometimes editing isn’t on your side. Michel’le is no exception because for some reason is it me or does she seem more sad and depressed this season? Needless to say i love the realness and less ratchet vibe she brings to the show. Ive been saying this since day 1 and will continue to…. You can’t have an R & B Divas : LA without the Westcoast Queen!

My Michel’le faves :

Somethings in my Heart

2 Pac feat Michel’le – Run the streets

No more lies

Michel’le and Dr. Dre have a son named Marcel (born 1991).She married Death Row Records CEO/founder Suge Knight in 1999. They have a daughter Balei, who was born in 2002.

IT DOESN’T MATTER WHO YOU ARE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS NEVER OK. SEEK HELP

MAC Mia Moretti Collection

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Debuting right in sync to the feverish rhythm of summer festival season, DJ and musical style muse Mia Moretti curates a nostalgic collection for M·A·C that casts the warmth of the spotlight in colours such as sand-toasted peach, Riviera reds and poolside hues. For the playful romantic who dances to the beat of her own drum, Mia Moretti for M·A·C gives you the instruments you need to create your next smash hit.

WHO’S THE DJ? LIP PALETTE X 6
DESERT SUN creamy nude (amplified)
WEEKEND 1 bubblegum pink (amplified)
SHE’S A PEACH bright salmon (amplified)
WEEKEND 2 lilac (amplified)
UMBRELLA SKY bright sky blue (amplified)
VINTAGE RADIO seafoam green (amplified)
SRP $40.00 US / $48.00 CAD

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LIPSTICK
MARIA MORETTI cherry red (amplified)
HIGH TEA beige pink with pearl (lustre)
SRP $16.00 US / $19.00 CAD

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CREAM COLOUR BASE
DESERT ROADTRIP golden bronze
SUMMER WIND pale sand shimmer
SRP $21.00 US / $25.00 CAD

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CASUAL COLOUR
PUTTIN’ ON THE SPRITZ bright intense coral
P.S. I LIKE YOU carnation pink
SRP $22.00 US / $26.00 CAD

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ACCESSORIES
MIA MORETTI TOTE
SRP $50.00 US / $60.00 CAD

MIA MORETTI MAKEUP BAGS
SRP $46.00 US / $55.00 CAD

AVAILABLE NORTH AMERICA April 2, 2015 at select M·A·C locations, 1.800.588.0070 and maccosmetics.com INTERNATIONAL EX. CHINA China April 2015 at select M·A·C locations, 1.800.588.0070 and maccosmetics.com

MAC Cosmetics Philip Treacy collection

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MAC Philip Treacy represents a unique partnership – London’s leading couture hat designer collaborating with the world’s boldest makeup brand. Going back through his extraordinary career, Treacy culled inspiration from his work to create a trio of sensational head case the structure of the face. Paired with each hat, a collection of products that enhances the face’s most evocative features.

Here’s some the ones im eyeing and definitely want to check out from the collection

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BRUSH
127 SPLIT SIDED FACE BRUSH
SRP $35.00 US / $42.00 CAD

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FALSE LASHES
EXTREME BLACK black
SRP $22.00 US / $26.00 CAD

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LIPSTICK
NO FAUX PAS yellow hot pink (matte)
CARDINAL yellow burgundy red (satin)
HOLLYWOOD CERISE magenta berry (satin)
SRP $16.00 US / $19.00 CAD

Here’s the to finish out the collection

FLUIDLINE
ROYAL WINK bright ink blue
BLUE PEEP bright flat teal
BLACKTRACK true flat black
SRP $16.00 US / $19.00 CAD

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HIGH-LIGHT POWDER
NUDE PINK champagne base with silver
BLUSH PINK light pink with silver
SRP $32.00 US / $37.00 CAD

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PRO LONGWEAR PAINT POTS
CHROME ANGEL platinum silver
GENUINE TREASURE reflects antique gold
SRP $21.00 uS / $25.00 CAD

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AVAILABLE NORTH AMERICA April 2, 2015 select MAC locations, 1.800.588.0070 and maccosmetics.com INTERNATIONAL EX. CHINA China April 2015 at select MAC locations, 1.800.588.0070
and maccosmetics.com

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2015 Grammys Recap

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Ashanti

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Ciara

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Common

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Chris Brown

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Rihanna

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And the WINNER IS…..JHENE! She effortlessly killed it!

This is where the shady industry goes to far? Why on Gods green earth was Beyonce asked to sing the Mahalia Jackson cover instead of Ledisi? Ledisi bodied the cover on the Selma soundtrack. Beyonce is cool but Ledisi voice is from another galaxy. The Grammys is clearly a popularity contest in a much all ready shady industry. If your looking for real talent trust me its not a on the radio or tv every 5 mintues. The Grammys will never recognize a QUEEN like Ledisi. Shes to real for em….No Shade just all facts!

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Im very joyus that Pharrell came to do his thang and used his platform for GOOD! RIP MIKE BROWN #handsup #dontshoot

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CAME THRU AND CLEANED UP. Love how they make each better. Relationships are HARD but having someone that matches your DRIVE and AMBITION is PRICELESS!

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Blue and Rih

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Pharrell and Common

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THANKS for taking the time to GLOW ,
Tesha Sherie

Holy GRAIL : Daily Make Up Favorites

Omg I LOVE this product! Every lady and some gents can relate to those words. There’s nothing like finding that HOLY GRAIL item after using alot of items that you just don’t like or your skin doesn’t like. I don’t use much make up so for me have a favorite is HUGE.

I LIVE for BBC Cream and tinted moisturizers . I use this religiously its the best thing so far for me. Plus I love it cause it doesn’t make you have that caked on look , its very natural looking. Thats why my 1st daily Holy Grail item is

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Smashbox BB Cream $42

I have combination skin and I like the glowy look. So far the best and price friendly bronzer is by Black Radiance

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Black Radiance Baked Bronzer

No daily look of mine is complete without out lashes ( thats if im not wearing my glasses). I personally love the cheap 1.99 or 2.99 ones in the beauty supply store

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Im going to do a live video on my YouTube channel when I get my camera.

Of course this LOOK was before I started my loc journey.

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Lipstick : Mac Heroine and Wet n Wild Vamp it Up

Thanks for taking the time to GLOW ,
Tesha Sherie
eccentricglow@hotmail.com
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