Exclusive with Matthew Knowles Group BLUSH

December 23, 2016 Courtney Rashon 0

Beauty Expert and Author Courtney Rashon caught up with Mathew Knowles’ R&B Super Girl Group Blush to find out What’s in their Beauty Bag! What products are currently in your make up bags? We currently all carry MAC foundation and concealers, a few NYX lipsticks and primers, and also Lorac eye shadow pallets. We all love matte lipsticks and glosses!  Our favorite brands for these are MAC, Anastasia and NYX cosmetics. What is the one beauty product you can’t live without? We can’t live without a good pair of eyelashes! Right now, we’re loving our #prettygirlgangcosmetics mink lashes and of Read More

Cosmetic Surgery In A Nutshell

December 22, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

Cosmetic surgery, like other forms of elective surgery, involves a physical change to one’s appearance. Also known as plastic surgery, there are two kinds: cosmetic and reconstruction. The latter involves returning an individual’s sense of self after some form of injury and/or illness. The former allows the ability to overcome the physical characteristics one was born with. In a way, the former represents the forefront of how changes in technology can allow changes to the human body. This surgery comes in all types, from the use of prosthetics as in breast augmentation and liposuction to non-invasive forms of surgery like Read More

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Gloss For Your Lips

December 22, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

One should remember that perfection is ten percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. So searching for the lip gloss that best suits the lip color and lip tone one has is an endeavor that requires patience, perseverance and a little (just a little) bit of luck. Hopefully, the following tips will better the chances of discovering the lip gloss that best suits the lips you have on you. 1. Be open, do not forget to experiment! There are numerous brands of lip gloss and the prices of each vary. A $7 lip gloss bought at a neighborhood drugstore is not Read More


September 7, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

Thanks for watching, I hope you guys enjoyed this video. Let me know if you want more beginner videos and tutorials. Use code “glowing” on http://vpwow.com/glowing Use code “DELL1” at http://www.sachacosmetics.com


July 6, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

BATON ROUGE, LA – Video footage surfaced of 37-year-old Alton Sterling being tackled to the ground, pressed up against a parked car before being shot and killed by two Baton Rouge police officers. This situation has gone viral because another black man has died at the hands of police officers without probable cause. According to the New York Daily News, Sterling was a father of three selling CDs outside of the Triple S. Food Mart convenience store before being killed by officers. Store owner Abdullah Muflahi says he allowed Sterling to sell his merchandise outside without fear of reprimand and Sterling had armed Read More


April 25, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

New Orleans native, Jesseca Dupart-Washington developed Kaleidoscope Hair Studio in August 2013. That day her vision was made into a reality, opening a one stop shop full service salon specializing in the latest grooming trends and hair coloring.  In addition to the hair studio, Mrs. Washington has manage to build her own brand of hair care products that have the social media airwaves stuck with reviting colors. In standing behind her brand , Jesseca let me test out a few of her wonderful products, the Versatile Spritz, Sleek edges edge control, Diamond Shine and the miracle drops. Let’s start with the Versatile Spritz,  made to give you Read More


October 22, 2015 Courtney Rashon 0

Lip color and applications have taken on a new twist for the moment. What’s hot and trending is a variety of colors used in many different ways. The use of vibrant colors, lip liners and technique are original, gorgeous and bold. Ombre lips. Ombre lips are a beautiful harmonious blend of similar lipstick colors to resemble the trendy Ombre technique.  Two or three colors are blended together to fade evenly into one another. For more creativity, use a different color in the center of your lips. Lip Liners.  Lip liners are making a huge comeback for exaggerated definition and lining Read More


October 12, 2015 Courtney Rashon 0

Siberian Mink lash extension are a luxurious way to glam up eyes for sultry and dramatic effect. Lashes are made with 100% real fur and are much lighter and softer than faux, human or silk lashes. Siberian Mink lashes are taking high-end glamour to the next level of eyelash extensions. This is the ultimate in eyelash luxury coveted by women across the globe. Each lash is handmade and is applied individually to the lash line. The Siberian mink fur hairs are delicate and can create a beautiful natural lash extension. These lashes are animal friendly, therefore animals were not harmed in the Read More


September 23, 2015 Courtney Rashon 0

Smokey eye shadow can enhance any look, day or night.  Also, remember a smoky eye is not limited to black or ultra dark shadow colors either.  A smoky eye can be done with any color shadows. Here is a brief explanation of how to get that sexy sultry smoky eye. First prep the lid with primer so the makeup will hold. By doing this it keeps eye shadow from melting into your eyelid creases. Apply eyeliner above the upper lash line, drawing the line thicker in the middle of the eye to the outer corner. Blend in the color on Read More


August 20, 2015 Shive Magazine 0

Hello everyone, meet Celebrity makeup artist Ms. Courtney Rashon our beauty columnist. Known for her ability to transform the ordinary into something breathtaking, her abilities always exceed the expectations.  Not only does she posses the skills needed for everyday glamour makeup, she also is a special effects artist as well. Her career in makeup began while employed in the fashion industry as an assistant. Realizing her love for cosmetics, she began to explore the possibilities of becoming a makeup artist. Providing makeup, men’s grooming and wardrobe styling for Ecko Unlimited Company ads is where she got her first break. She attended Read More

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