April 2015

Sheer But Buildable Application with Milani Cosmetics Rose Powder Blush (Review)

By Candice Olivia I was very excited to have the opportunity to review the Milani Rose Powder Blush collection, as I am completely obsessed with blush! When I opened the packaged I gasped and let out an audible “EEK!” The blushes were absolutely amazing. I couldn’t wait to pop the seal and see w... View Post

Ultimate Beauty Arsenal: Natarsha Wright - Owner, Natarsha Wright Photography

Natarsha is a woman who loves and lives courageously, enjoys serving others, and aspires to inspire and motivate people to go after the desires of their hearts despite adversity. Natarsha grew up in DC and owns Natarsha Wright Photography an Engagement and Wedding Boutique based in the DMV metrop... View Post

The Benefits of a Myavana Hair Membership

By Adriene Boone A few months ago, Team COCOTIQUE discovered Myavana, a personalized hair membership, and tool for assessing hair and generating custom analysis reports. I’m always down to learn something new so of course I was game to try it out. Overall, the process was fairly simple. Myavana... View Post

#COCOTIQUEGiveaway: Brazilian Blowout

Want to straighten your hair while retaining health, moisture and elasticity? The Brazilian Blowout line of aftercare and styling products was formulated to do just that! In addition to helping you safely smooth your natural curls, these products help you to extend the life of your blowout. Ent... View Post

Inside the Brand: Hair Body N’ Soul

After doing the big chop and experimenting with tons of products that didn’t work, Alena Smith, founder of Hair Body N’ Soul decided to research creating products on her own that she, her mom and her boyfriend could all use. The result was a new brand, completely free of harmful chemicals and pri... View Post

Inside the Brand: Brazilian Blowout

If you’re looking for a way to smooth your natural curls, while still maintaining health and moisture, the Brazilian Blowout line of aftercare and styling products is for you. The post-salon treatment products were formulated specifically to help you sustain results and more quickly style your ha... View Post

How Not To Give Up On Your New Year’s Resolutions Mid-Year

By Angelique Miles Set Realistic Goals For most of us, the number one New Year’s Resolution is to lose weight. We all would like to like to lose 10 pounds by next month, better yet by Friday, but that’s not attainable for most of us. Try to set short terms goals (such as weekly) for yourself. E... View Post

Angelique Miles: Founder/President, The Miles Method

Our COCOBelle of the Month for April, Angelique Miles, is an entertainment industry entrepreneur and fitness enthusiast. Her ability to turn a negative (getting laid off) into a positive (starting her own business), and her dedication to eating well and staying physically fit are beautifully insp... View Post

3 Ways to Embrace Your Beautiful Mess

By GG Renee Hill Sunday is a deep cleaning day at our house. Usually by Monday (read: Sunday night), there are already pockets of clutter here and there--the effects of having kids: a toy here, a sock there, crayons on the table. A cup left on the counter. I find myself constantly reminding eve... View Post