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The Most Important Reasons Why You Should Love Yourself

Self-care has been one of the most blatant topics of conversation in our society lately.  It’s all about making sure your mental health is given serious attention, indulging in the things that make you happy, and appreciating who you are…especially in the state of this crazy country of ours.

 

Inevitably, when one considers self-care, self-love isn’t too far off. Because why take care of yourself if you don’t love yourself? Why work out, take bubble baths, or have that one cheat meal if you don’t love yourself?

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#GIRLBOSS, Call the Shots with Maybelline New York

My favorite part of my makeup routine is tending to my eyes. I play on my almond shape with black eyeliner to create the perfect cat eye (when God permits haha). I add neutrals and golds shadow to pronounce my dark brown hue. And I take my time to accentuate my lashes with mascara because that’s my favorite part! Even on days I barely have anything on, mascara remains my go-to in order to come alive.

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3 Winter Skincare Tips

 

The same way you dress your body in stylish layers of comfortable clothing every winter is the same way you should be cleansing, lathering and dousing your skin with care every winter! There are layers to this skincare thang. As WOC, it’s imperative we take care of our skin, especially in the dry, brittle season.

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Bring on the Heat (with Luxury Retreats)

As a Haitian-American, I have a special (and warm) place in my heart for the Caribbean. The cold weather here in Jersey has yet to hit it’s lowest temperature and I’m already over it. Sun, come to meeeee!

 

2016 has been surreal from biting revelations to even harsher winds and I can’t imagine a better remedy than going on vacation. Not just any vacation, but Caribbean luxury vacations. (This is where you say “oooooooh” with hearts in your eyes.)

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The Best Fragrance Gift: Ralph Lauren Romance

Have you done your Christmas shopping yet?

 

If you’re a last minute shopper, or you’ve done all of your shopping but feel like something’s missing, or if you’re just plain stuck, I have the perfect gift idea for you.

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In Search of the Sun

I’ve professed my hatred for the summer season many times but I do love the sun. Not when it’s scorching hot, but yeah, I love it. I actually have a thing for the sky in general. If you catch me on a walk, you’ll see me with my head cocked back and eyes wide, enthralled by the infinite masterpiece God painted.

 

Now that Daylight Savings have come upon us, I appreciate the extra hour (of sleep) but I’ll forever be dissatisfied with how little time we have to see the sun in all its glory.

 

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TIRED? Take A Breath, Rest.

Hey guys! It’s Medge. I hope October treated you well!

 

I’ll be honest, I am every possible shade of tired.

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Walking in the Light of Authority

I’ve always been sure of myself. Well, actually, it kicked in while in high school. But even when I was a super shy girl, I was matter-of-fact when I decided to speak up. You know that quote: Keep your heads, heels and standards high? Yeah, that’s totally me.

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SHOULD I BE WORKING FOR MYSELF?

I know I’ve been posting consistently but I feel like I haven’t talked-talked to you guys in a while! What’s up, people?

 

I’d like to share what’s going on with me-me… not just where I’ve been going and what I’ve been doing. This time, we’re talking career. 

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THE WAY YOU SHOULD HANDLE DISRESPECT

Hey guys, it’s Medge!

 

And I’m here this time to express with you how…recently, I have been disrespected more often than I’d like.

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             MEET TARAH-LYNN
Hey, I'm Tarah! I make it my mission to empower every #girlboss to slay life obstacles with faith & style. Let's do this thang together, shall we?
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  • Never feel obligated to prove yourself to anyone. When you know who you are, that is MORE than enough ❤️
  • Throwback to last summer when I traveled to DC for the national Miss Black USA pageant! So honored to be crowned @missblacknewjersey18! I created a GoFundMe campaign called, “Tarah Takes Heart” in hopes to garner support to nationals, raise #strokeawareness and empower more girls through my platform! I’m super dedicated to not only talk about the physical ailments that plague the hearts of women but to cover all of the emotional. It’s imperative to take care of the very vessel that keeps us going, ladies! Please see the link in my bio for my GoFundMe story — hope you can support! ❤️
  • You know when you wait for the right moment to share something REALLY important? I’ve been planning to make this announcement for MONTHS now 😭. Life has been such a whirlwind and we’ve been seeing more and more of just how precious time is in this world. I’m realizing that there’s no such thing as a perfect moment. YOU have to create it for yourself. I have butterflies right now and that’s really rare for me but I finally am ready to let it out. Ladies and gents, I am your MISS BLACK NEW JERSEY 2018! 😭🙌🏾✨✨✨ — 
Please read up on my story on my #GoFundMe gofundme.com/tarah-takes-heart (link in bio) and more about the platform I have chosen to dedicate my reign to: stroke. My mom suffered from one in 2013, rocking our lives forever. But most importantly, her presence in my life has been the most life changing. It is because of her that I want to give back to the stroke community and raise awareness of the issues of the heart!!! Both emotionally and physically ❤️ Ya girl needs the funds doeee so go show majorrrr love to that gofundme and share button 😂 You can also donate through PayPal (PayPal.me/tarahlynn) and Venmo (TarahSaint). Your support means the world to me. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOUUUU!!!
  • Drinks, insta heaven, primping galore AND a moment with @oliviaculpo too ❤️ Catch it all on my stories! Thanks for having me @ghd_northamerica — I have a special link for the new collection in my bio, guys! 🥂✨ #ghdnocturne #infinitestyle