Clean Beauty

Deck The Halls Green Guide & Giveaway

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It has been quiet over here at YGL but that’s because we’ve been working hard to launch some projects for the New Year and working on this awesome giveaway. We have almost $1000 in prizes this year and watch the […]

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Get Your Hair and Skin Glow On: Black Friday Sales

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By Julienne Ouiya Here are some great products to add to your winter glow arsenal! Whole Foods: up to 40% off Whole Foods Market celebrates ‘Fair Friday’ this weekend sale with up to 40 percent off select fair trade products […]

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Nourish Organic Skincare Reveals New Goodies

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Nourish was introduced to me last year and highlighted in my 5 New Green Beauty Products to Look for as the affordable and organic skincare line with delicious scents. This season, they have not disappointed unveiling two new scents, one […]

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Celebrating One Mllion Followers with Duane Reade

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Thousands of followers for any brand is a great accomplish but to achieve one million in a relatively short period is amazing. And this rare feat, usually coveted by the most recognizable celebrities, was accomplished by my friends at Duane […]

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A Night of Green Beauty and Friends

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Last week, gals and guys came out in droves to check out “A Night for Green Beauty”, a kick off event at the beginning of New York Fashion Week. James Corbett Studio was packed and hot, no literally hot. La […]

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My Beauty Routine for New Orleans with Pacifica and Cover FX

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New Orleans is legendary for being hot as Hades during Essence Music Festival, which I attended last week. So I wanted to develop a skin care routine particularly for that trip that wouldn’t clog up my pores or have me […]

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Tatyana Ali: Outlooks on True Health and Imagine a Future Documentary

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This conversation with Tatyana Ali is truly one of my favorite conversations during Essence Festival 2013. I had an opportunity to attend the P&GMy Black in Beautiful dinner. Overall, dinner was filled with momentary tears, good food, and a great […]

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Imagine a Future – The Documentary: Conversations of Beauty and Self-Esteem

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Where was this film, Imagine a Future, when I was a young lady, coming up in the world, questioning my beauty, my conversations, and overall outlook on life? My personal conversations revolved around my hair, my body and weight, eating […]

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YGL Safe (and Natural) Summer Fun Giveaway

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Update: Due to “shipping and inventory issues”, I’ve extended the giveaway through the weekend and updated the prizes that are being given away. If you have already entered, your entries are not effected. It has been some time since I’ve […]

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