My Collaboration with “Hybrid Nation”

My Collaboration with “Hybrid Nation”

(Shoutout to @nearnorthphotos for the amazing photography session! You are amazing, go check out her page and her work)

Hello my beauts, I hope you all are having a fabulous week so far as I am super glad it’s the end of the week thank goodness. I have been super busy lately with collaborations with companies and staying on top of my blog for you guys. I can not believe at one point I was so behind on my blogs it was unreal, and I felt so bad for you guys that I completely let you guys down, so I apologize but now I simply can not stop blogging, it’s like an addiction! I am so fortunate to have such a strong support system of beauts such as you guys, friends and family, so thank you! For this blog post, I am so fortunate and honoured to be collaborating with “HYBRID NATION CLOTHING” who I reached out to and they happily accepted!

Hybrid Nation is a socially conscious streetwear and lifestyle brand based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is their mission to positively promote diversity and to their platform as a clothing brand along with community-based social advocacy to initiate conversations about equality in order to work towards the creation of a more loving and accepting world. GUYS, how amazing is this! There is nothing more rewarding then collaborating and promoting a company who means so well and wants to make a positive change in the world. I find this absolutely amazing and if that doesn’t say it all for you guys, I highly recommend checking out their  “motto”.


Their motto reads, “STAY HYBRID”  which is not only their motto but also the general philosophy behind all of the work they do. At the most basic level, “Stay Hybrid” represents a person’s commitment to stand up and be a champion for diversity and the values of love and acceptance of all people. So when you say, “Stay Hybrid” or use the hashtag #StayHybrid on social media, you are not only showing where you stand, but you are also encouraging others to stand up and be champions of diversity.



I absolutely love their motto and what they stand for/represent I truly believe more companies need to be like this and completely promote the message 100%. You can purchase both of these tops which are located on their website in the link in their bio. The Black Mockneck Tank Top retails for $30.00 in store. I absolutely love the style of this shirt, and the look is incredible. I was not too sure if this top would look flattering on me but I have been getting nonstop compliments how much it does flatter me and how many people love the high neckline! I would highly recommend purchasing this for your wardrobe! The other white top is not yet up on their website but I highly recommend keeping an eye out for it! There are so many other gorgeous outfits on their site, I just want to purchase everything!

I want to thank Hybrid Clothing for allowing me to collaborate with their clothing company, you guys are awesome. I was so fortunate that I got to show off the women’s clothing for the fall, so if you guys want to look at their store and browse around be sure to check their Instagram page at “hybridnation”, and click their store link located in their bio. Come show them some love and support! Be sure to follow my other social media sites located on my homepage for upcoming blog posts in the near future!

“Dope clothes. Dope mission. Be dope with us”.

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Empties/New Beauty Products; March

Empties/New Beauty Products; March

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Happy sunday beauts! I hope you guys are all having a wonderful weekend so far! My weekend has been great which always puts me in a good mood! I decided to write today’s post on new beauty products that I have purchased for the month of March and instead of making another blog, I decided to mention some empties that I will be repurchasing as well. I always always love reading these kinds of blog posts, I think they are so informative which is awesome, so I thought, “why not do it for you beauts!“, let’s get into it!

New Beauty Products

I am going to mention some of the newer products that I purchased this month. I did not really buy too many products because to be honest, nothing really caught my eye that much. However, the couple products that I purchased I am super happy about and thought I would share with you guys. The first is the picture located at the top. I purchased the new “Cupcake” face mask from Lush. This face mask smells unreal and is to be kept in the fridge. I tend to have combination skin, so I find that this face mask works perfectly when I do have oily skin. I really love how this face mask has ingredients to calm redness, cool those troubled areas, and to deeply cleanse your skin. I really do love this mask and highly recommend trying it out for yourself. I purchased it at Lush for around $11.00.

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The second product that I have for you guys is… you guessed it…. the Nicole Guerriero Palette by Anastasia Beverly Hills. I purchased this at Sephora for around $52.00, and highly highly recommend trying it out for yourself. I have been constantly using the same highlighter since forever, it is the Laura Mercier Highlighter and I usually always mention it within my makeup tutorials. I was hesitant to try a new highlighter but can honestly say I am glad that I did! I absolutely love the variety of shades this palette comes with. You get pink shades, coral shades, champagne shades, platinum shades, and brown shades. I focus the brown shades more on contouring and bronzing areas simply because they are a bit darker for a highlighter. I usually go in with my regular bronzer then apply the shimmery Nicole bronzer on top and it looks absolutely flawless.  You can play around with the shades when it comes to different looks as opposed to just using one highlighter.

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(Yes I already got the top of it covered in foundation… leave it up to me)

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Hands down I would have to say this is my favourite eyeshadow palette at the moment, it is the Modern Renaissance Palette by Anastasia Beverly Hills. I was recommended by a friend to try this out and I have to say, it is absolutely flawless. The amount of looks you can create is insane, and there is literally a look with everything. I love how this palette pushed me out of my comfort zone and got me to experiment with new shades and colours. I now wear oranges and purples to work which I never would have done. The colours are extremely pigmented which is wonderful and you can make the looks as subtle or dramatic as you wish. I purchased this at Sephora for $55.00 and highly recommend giving this baby a try!

Empties

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So I literally just bought another beauty blender today at Sephora for around $28.00. If you would have told me years ago to go out and purchase this sponge I would have told you that you are out of your mind and I am not purchasing a sponge for $30.00. Guys, I can not live without this now. I have had my old beauty blender for a couple of years now but it was looking pretty beat up not going to lie. I had the black beauty blender but decided to get the pink one just to change things up a bit. I always use my beauty blender when applying my foundation to my face, my concealer and so forth. Even if I am baking, I will use my damp beauty blender to apply the powder under my eyes (works unreal). I for sure think this is my ride or die, I don’t know how I lived without this. If you are hesitant to spend the money on a sponge trust me, it will change your life.

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I just recently finished this product and will for sure be buying another one. I loved using my Mac Studio Fix Powder when setting my foundation. This was around $33.00 at the Mac store, but highly worth it in my opinion. I love a powder that is full coverage, just incase I do not feel like wearing foundation a certain day, I can use my powder instead and be ready to go. I love the full coverage and it does not feel heavy on my face at all.

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I absolutely love my L’oreal Telescopic Mascara in Carbon Black. I purchased this at Shoppers for around $15.00 but it literally makes my lashes look unreal. I love mascaras where you can actually notice you are wearing mascara, and I love ones that make your lashes look super long. I have naturally long lashes so when this product is applied…wow. I absolutely hands down love this drugstore mascara.

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This is hands down my absolute favourite eyelid primer. I have been using this for years now and it has not let me down. It is a yellow shade which makes your eyeshadow just pop and stand out a whole lot better. This is the Kat Von D High Voltage Eye Primer, and I purchased it at Sephora for I believe it was around $22.00. I highly recommend trying this out for yourself if you are looking for a good quality eye shadow primer.

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I absolutely love love love this foundation! It is the Urban Decay All Nighter Foundation in the shade 2.0.  I bought this a little while ago and it really has lasted me a long time! I usually only wear this foundation on nights out or when I have a long day ahead of me. This is not an everyday foundation simply because it is so heavy duty. I always make sure after wearing this for a night out, I treat my skin after with a nice mask, just to let it breathe . I bought this from Sephora for around $50.00, but highly worth it.

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Yes, this product looks beat up to shit I am aware. But hey, it got some great use out of it! This is the NYX Cosmetics Eyeshadow in the shade Taupe. I think this eyeshadow was under $10.00 which was awesome. I actually use this shadow for filling in the beginning of my brows for the gradient effect. This colour works beautifully and can be used in so many different ways. This is an amazing transitioning colour as well, and is very pigmented.

I hope you beauts enjoyed this quick post on different beauty products that I purchased and products that I will be repurchasing as well. Let me know if you guys have tried any of these products before! I hope you guys have a wonderful week, be sure to subscribe and follow my social media pages:

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