Pro VS Anti-Valentine's Day Makeup + Giveaway

Pro VS Anti-Valentine's Day Makeup + Giveaway

Happy Valentine's Day! Typically for this holiday, you have the ones who are Pro-Valentine's Day and the people who are Anti-Valentine's Day spectators. Last year, I created an Anti-Valentine's Day look that ended up being quite successful with a dark gray smokey eye and a wine colored lip. This year, I wanted to create a look for the lovers and haters of the holiday of love.

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Merry Christmas from I am SohoGlam

Merry Christmas from I am SohoGlam

I would like to wish each and every single one of you Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas! This is my favorite time of the year. I love the holidays, and for the first time in many years, I am finally feeling the spirit. 

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Get Jay's Look: Turquoise Gold Passion

Get Jay's Look: Turquoise Gold Passion

Now I am not going to lie; I was a little nervous about creating this look. As a woman of color, I usually do not experiment with vibrant colors as much. I can also recall a few years back where I did not know how to use such colors, especially on my eyes. Fast-forward to 2016, I am no longer afraid, and I was pleased with the final look.

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Get Jay's Look: Autumn Glam

Get Jay's Look: Autumn Glam

At last! We are in the fall season. Now don't get me wrong, I love the summer, but I also love the fall just as much. The dark hues, the layers, the scarves, leather jackets, boots, sweaters are my favorites. There's nothing like wearing darker, bolder colors and to add a kick of highlight just ties everything together. For this look, I was preparing to see Mary J. Blige in concert.

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Freelance MUA Pros and Cons

Freelance MUA Pros and Cons

For this post, I wanted to take a different approach. Generally, I am giving you product reviews, makeup looks and sharing some of my favorite makeup. This time around, I want to speak to you about some of my experiences of being Jennifer, the Freelance Makeup Artist.

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Tarte x Shayla Palette Review: Blog Post Follow-Up

Tarte x Shayla Palette Review: Blog Post Follow-Up

Yo, yo, yo! In my blog post, Get Jay's Look: #ShaylaTaughtMe, I was going to provide a full review of my Tarteiest Contour Palette, created by MakeupShayla. So here's my review. Did I like it? Did I not like it? Was I just satisfied with the palette?  

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Makeup #TipTuesday - Winged Eyeliner 101

Makeup #TipTuesday - Winged Eyeliner 101

For my first Makeup #TipTuesday series, I would like to speak on one of my most requested teachings, how to apply the perfect wing to your eyes. Winged eyeliner is not easy to achieve if you are a beginner and you are bound to make a TON of mistakes. If you are a beginner, grab a pen, paper and take notes. 

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It's My 1st Blogiversary!!

It's My 1st Blogiversary!!

What an exciting day! I am SohoGlam turns one, and I could not be happier. One year ago, I published my first post on www.iamsohoglam.com. Granted, it was a previous post from my old domain, but the birth of my new site is real.

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Summer Sixteen Top 5 Countdown

Summer Sixteen Top 5 Countdown

Hey, friends! I hope you all have been enjoying your summer. Now that August is coming to a close, fall is on the horizon. I cannot believe how fast this summer went. I wanted to countdown my top five favorite makeup products all during the #SummerSixteen.

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Get Jay's Look: #ShaylaTaughtMe

Get Jay's Look: #ShaylaTaughtMe

*Pops mouth* First of all, I would like to send congratulations to one of my favorite professional makeup artists in the world, Shayla, as we all know as MakeupShayla on her collaboration with Tarte Cosmetics. She teamed up with Tarte to create a contour palette that is easy to use, and most importantly, it is catered to women of color. From the moment I discovered the palette, I could not wait to get my hands on it. 

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New Goals, #TipTuesday and a Testimony

New Goals, #TipTuesday and a Testimony

I cannot believe how fast the summer is blowing right in front of our eyes. In the midst of enjoying my summer, I began a new journey in my career. Again, I have to learn how to balance working full-time, practicing makeup part-time, and managing my blog. I have not been the most consistent with content on my blog, and I am going to continue working on creating a schedule and setting goals. 

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Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy Birthday to me!!! Today, I turn 35 years old. To many, I don’t look a day over 30. I am thankful for good genetics and taking care of myself. As I sit and reflect on my past year, I have been blessed in so many ways. I accomplished a lot of goals and met and connected with some awesome people. I am excited about how my blog has been taking new heights, and I cannot thank you all for your support.

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Blogger Collab: What's In My Makeup Bag???

Blogger Collab: What's In My Makeup Bag???

What is in my makeup bag? For this post, I wanted to share with you everything that I keep in my makeup bag. I also wanted to collaborate with fellow bloggers to share what they have in their makeup bags as well. 

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Get Jay's Look: Azure + Extra

Get Jay's Look: Azure + Extra

As a woman of color, wearing blue eyeshadow can be tricky. It has the potential to look a mess if not applied appropriately. For this look, I pulled some tricks in order to bring it all together.

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Get Jay's Look: Dripping in Gold

Get Jay's Look: Dripping in Gold

For this look, I wanted to appear as I am dripping in gold. I created a soft smokey eye with gold tones, a bright highlighted face, and a gold color nude lip. This is soft yet dramatic look, and I receive

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Easy 15-Minute Makeup Look for Work

Easy 15-Minute Makeup Look for Work

Typically, a neutral face is ideal for the workplace. This post is intended for a quick routine. So, if you are pressed for time and looking for a quick 15-minute look, then this post is for you!

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Get Jay's Look: Ice Princess

Get Jay's Look: Ice Princess

I think all of the looks that I create are fun, but for this look, in particular, I was nervous about it. My goal was to achieve a soft, yet dramatic look with a little bit of goth. Of course, I had to throw a little glam by using glitter on the inner corner of my eye. 

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