Why I believe that Every Body Can Be a Bikini Body-Seriously

  Last year my husband and I visited a resort in Mexico and just like every other time we’ve landed on a beach in another country, I always marvel at how easy going people are on the beaches. It seems like everyone is rocking bikinis –the young and not so young alike. I am usually […]

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Why Beauty Inclusivity Matters to Me and Why it Should Matter to You Too

This is not a sponsored post though it was inspired by a recent hosted trip This past week I had the privilege of being invited to a conference in Ohio for a brand called Cacique (pronounced Cah-seek). I wasn’t very familiar with the brand but I’d seen it in its sister store when I went into […]

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What’s Really in My Beauty Bag

I often post about a product I’ve tried and when I talk about how it worked for me no matter what the verdict is I always get a DM or two that says “but what did you really think?” Now, I really don’t mind DM’s, as a matter of fact I love answering individual questions, but Listen […]

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Sephora Giveaway!

I wanted to take some time out to thank you guys for reading the blog and being a part of the Real Chic Life community! I love engaging with my readers and I’m so happy you’re here. The holidays are such a fun time but it’s easy to get caught up in taking care of […]

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How to be Elegant

I wrote a post a while back on How to Be Graceful. It is one of my most popular posts. It was more of an ode to my beautiful late grandmother, which really highlighted her interactions with friends and strangers alike. I want to expand on that and talk about elegance. While I believe grace […]

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5 Tips to Look and Feel Fabulous Over 40

The other night I met my husband at a local sports bar that was airing a game that wasn’t on television. I am not a  huge football fan but I am a supportive wife so when he reached out during my Target shopping trip (my sport by the way) to ask that I meet him […]

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5 Things I’m Crushing on For Fall

Here are 5 things I’m Crushing On For Fall Hi, friends! We still have a few weeks left of summer and if you’ve been following New York Fashion Week you know we are already looking forward to spring, but if you know me you know fall is my favorite. I could rattle off the obvious […]

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A Hair Story about How My Braids Saved Me

Ready For Change If you are friends with me on any form of social media (Instagram is my favorite btw) you have probably seen me sporting waist-length braids for a little over a year. You might also realize that I finally took them out last weekend. I recently posted the change to Facebook and the […]

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5 Things I’m Crushing on This Spring

Waiting For It… I have to tell you that I wondered if Spring would ever rear its beautiful head. I sat around waiting like a kid at Christmas. It seemed like a very long winter. Let’s be clear I don’t mind winter. I love the time to slow down and relax a little bit, but […]

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