Work Style ::: How to Add Fun & Style to Your Work Wardrobe

 

 

Back in the day and or recently, work outfit was always those hideous skirt-suit or trouser suit. Don’t get me wrong, you can wear skirt or trouser-suit, but be mindful not to make it too “granma” if you decide to go for it. Choose pieces that fit well – this adds modern and sophistication to your look……

I am telling you, work outfit doesn’t have to be boring and for that reason, I bring you today’s outfit of the day featuring my work style.

Denim Day ::: How to Style the Girlfriend Jeans

I am trying out something new today and it is all good! It is the Girlfriend Jeans! Before now, I do not take chances with jeans in general. If it is not a very well fitted skinny jeans or boot cut jeans, I do not go near it. However, I decided I want to have more fun with jeans, so, I went ahead to order this girlfriend jeans. Guess what, since I got them, I haven’t stopped wearing them. Why did I wait till this long to try out the girlfriend jeans? So, let’s check out today’s look featuring the girlfriend jeans.

 

3 Easy-Breezy Ways to Style Yourself Taller

The most obvious way to look taller is to wear high heels but truly, wearing high heels is not the only way to look taller. As a tall woman myself standing at 5ft 11inches, I am confident that I am not the only one who despite being tall still wants to look taller. What’s not to love about being tall? When you look tall, you look thinner or slimmer, so, you might as well cheat. But really, today, I want to share 3 ways for your to look taller, especially for my petite ladies.

 

5 TIMES I MADE “CHEAP MAXI” LOOK A MILLION DOLLARS

 

If you call me the queen of looking elegant, you wouldn’t be too far from spilling out my “character in style” and that was WHY I shared the blog on HOW to look elegant so we all can “SLAY” like queens. There is just something about dresses that make every woman look so polished and well put together. However, if you want to take elegance to the next level, maxi dresses is the way to go. Whether you are going to the red carpet or you are a wedding guest, maxi dresses make you look so fine. Let’s check out some maxi dresses I made look a million dollars……

 

PURPOSEFUL ISOLATION (MOTIVATION FOR MONDAY)

Have you ever wondered why all of a sudden, you stop seeing some people as often as you would normally see them? You just notice that you don’t see them as much as you would. They are well, they are alive BUT you just don’t see them anywhere from social circle to parties or in places you would normally see them? Today on motivation for Monday, I bring you the true meaning of purposeful isolation.

 

THIS CHLOE DRESS VS THE REPLICA + HOW I “SLAYED” THE LOOK

 
I am a strong believer that how much your pay for your clothes does not determine how well they look on you. In simple terms, you can buy expensive and look cheap, on the other hand you can buy cheap and look lush and expensive. It is how you style your clothes that matters and not what you pay for it. Today, I will be sharing with you how I made this cheap dress look lush and expensive.

First, see the article I wrote on 7 WAYS TO LOOK EXPENSIVE. In the blog, you will learn how to style your cheap clothes like they are expensive.

 

7 WAYS TO FEEL & LOOK SEXY WITHOUT BEING NAKED

Being sexy to me does not equal to being naked. I may be wrong but this is how I think about it. To be sexy means to be feminine, bold, carry yourself with class, poise and grace. I like to describe my mother with the 3 later words; poise, class and grace:) To be sexy means to be your real self……..

In this post, I have some simple ways to be sexy without being naked to share with you. Let’s check it out!

 

DENIM STYLES ::: 5 TIMES I MADE DENIM LOOK CHIC

 

The first time I did a denim look book, I styled one denim in 5 ways, you can see that post HERE.  In that post, I shared helpful TIPS on how to maximise your closet. The second time I did another denim look book, I styled another favourite of my denim in 3 ways, you can see that post HERE.  Today, I bring you another denim look book I like to call 5 times I made denim look chic. Hope you are inspired.

 

WHY BEAUTY BLOTTERS ARE A MUST IN YOUR MAKE UP BAG

I have shared WHY it is important to choose the perfect foundation with you, I have also shared HOW to get the perfect make up routine with you + I have shared the IMPORTANCE of using the right tools for your make up application with you.

While all those are important to get that flawless make up in your make up routine, it is also important to know that although we may try, it is almost inevitable to prevent the face from becoming oily especially for people who have combination to oily skin……Today, I bring you “Why Beauty Blotter is a MUST in your make up Bag”.

 

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY + 3 WAYS TO TRANSITION TO SPRING.

To all my Irish friends living in different parts of the world, Happy early St. Patrick’s day to you. I believe it is going to be an amazing and colourful event as always here in Ireland and especially in Dublin (capital city of Ireland) where all the magic happens.

Not sure what St. Patrick’s day is? Please check HERE. I shared all you need to know about Paddy’s day in that post. 

 

HOW TO HANDLE HATE COMMENTS & ATTACK (BLOGGING FOR SUCCESS PART 6)

When I decided to write this post, it reminded me of back in the day when people would tease me about my height, my weight, my legs, my hair and everything really. In their opinion, I was too tall for a girl, too skinny for a girl, my legs are too skinny and my hair wasn’t thick(full) enough.  Fast forward to now, everyone wants to be thin, everyone wants to be tall, everyone wants to have long legs and everyone wants manageable afro 🙂 My advice to you is to LOVE YOURSELF and BE YOURSELF. You are unique and gifted in your own way.

 

That is not the post for today, that was by the way. Today, I will share with you WHY thick skin is a must for you as a Blogger / Content Creator.

 

FOCUS (MOTIVATION FOR MONDAY)

It is obvious that we live in a world of information overload where everyone and everything needs our attention. Can you help me do this or can you help me do that? Does that sound familiar? However, Research shows that an “average person” spends about 4.7 hours a day on their phone, calling, texting and doing other things. The same research shows that so many people spend at about 3.2hrs per day on social media. In this busy world of information overload and everything and everyone trying to get your attention, today, I will share with you how to STAY FOCUS!

 

FEBRUARY 2017 BLOG POSTS IN REVIEW

First, thank you all so much for your good wishes on my birthday. You all made me feel so special and loved. One of my desires is to be able to help people through what I do and I was really happy to receive such feedbacks from you all for my birthday. I am grateful.

Can you imagine?  A lady, Bukola Orobiyi did a special birthday number for me. That is an icing on the cake for me. I have written to her to say thank. Amazing lady with amazing voice. I will be the first to buy her record if she ever releases one. She’s awesome.

 

WHAT IS LOVE? + VALENTINES DAY LOOK BOOK

So last year for Valentines day, I shared my love story. It was the story of how I met my husband at a relatively young age and WHY I think no woman should ever be pressured to get married. You can read it in full HERE. I was really happy that a lot of you were kind enough to share your love story with me in that post. I say thank you again because I learnt a lot from your stories.

Today, I will not be sharing any more love stories but will be sharing love all the same.

 

JANUARY BLOG POSTS IN REVIEW & MOTIVATION FOR MONDAY

 

 

It was just like yesterday when we said Happy New Year and all of a sudden, January has come to an end. Amazing! This goes to show that time waits for no one. So how was January for you?  January for me was busy. I am venturing into new things and just like any other new thing, it’s been challenging but not what I couldn’t handle, thank God. God is always faithful.

Today, on the blog, I have the January blogs in review + Motivation for Monday for you.

 

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST COATS FOR YOUR HEIGHT & MOTIVATION FOR MONDAY

  My second read this year is a book called Mindset by Carol Dweck. I have learnt what kind of mindset works for growth and which one doesn’t. Coincidentally, one of my Mentees (I currently have 6 of them from different parts of the world) wrote an amazing article about the power of the mind…

REVIEW OF THE REAL TECHNIQUES CORE COLLECTION BRUSHES (#AskMJ)

Hi Mj, Can you please do a review of brushes that are durable and affordable. XO………”A”

 

I was sent a request to help look for a set of make up brushes that are affordable but can stand the test of time. And like I always say, getting flawless make up is not about how expensive your products (make up) are BUT how well you can apply your make up + the tools you use.

 

4 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE TRYING OUT OR BUYING A NEW FOUNDATION

Whether subtle make up or dramatic one, good “foundation” is the back bone of any kind of make up. To get that flawless looking skin even if you don’t have one, you need a foundation.

However, it is not just enough to get a foundation, the KEY thing to consider when choosing a foundation is if the foundation actually matches your skin tone or would cover the multitude of sin of acne or spots we are trying to cover up……