August 2015

Meet us at The Ubiquitous Hair and Health Show 2015

As a special treat for our August subscribers, we partnered with The Ubiquitous Hair & Health Trade Show to award two very lucky Bonus Box winners with a trip to DC to attend the show! This two-day event on Saturday, August 22nd and Sunday, August 23d is a hair and beauty lover’s dream, featu... View Post

Inside the Brand: Egyptian Magic

Touted as a Holy Grail, multitasking beauty and moisturizing product, Egyptian Magic professional skin cream has been featured in a multitude of fashion magazines and repeatedly endorsed by celebrity users. So we are especially thrilled to try this product out for ourselves, and to feature it in ... View Post

Inside the Brand: ZAPZYT

If you struggle with acne and blemishes, you’ll be thrilled to know we’ve included ZAPZYT Acne Treatment Gel in our August Box. ZAPZYT products were designed to help you achieve clear skin with products that are not only safe and affordable, but effective too. We asked the ZAPZYT team to give us ... View Post

Inside the Brand: My DNA

The My DNA brand believes that ingredients matter, and it packs its products with nutrients like aloe, Argan oil, coconut oil and Shea butter to thoroughly nourish your tresses. Their featured ingredient, Monoi de Tahiti, was discovered after a search for natural, plant-based options that would w... View Post

Product Spotlight: Luster’s YOU Be-Natural Smoothing & Defrizzing Crème

If you’re a COCOTIQUE subscriber, you received Luster’s YOU® Be-Natural™ Smoothing & Defrizzing Crème in your August Box. Want to know more about the features and benefits of this product, and what you can expect from using it long-term? Get all the details straight from the brand itself in t... View Post

COCOBelle: Brandy Gomez-Duplessis, Professional Makeup Artist, Beauty Expert and Blogger

Brandy Gomez-Duplessis gets to create beauty everywhere she goes as a Professional makeup artist, beauty expert and blogger. She has worked her magic on celebrities including Kerry Washington, Angela Bassett, Jordin Sparks, Reggie Bush and Usher; and at major events including The Golden Globes, M... View Post

COCOSubscriber, Shannon Swift of Arizona

Name: Shannon Swift State of Residence: Arizona Profession: eBay Store Owner/ Hair Supplies My Ultimate Beauty Arsenal:  My Holy Grail products consist of Deep Conditioner Masques. They help keep my natural hair healthy, strong and easy to manage with bouncy defined curls. The best piece of ... View Post

Karla Borders Pope: Founder and Editor of Brown Girl Gumbo

Karla Borders Pope is proving that a blog doesn’t have to be just one thing—it can be a mix of all the things the writer enjoys, as long as it’s written in an entertaining and consistent manner. Her blog, Brown Girl Gumbo, features daily beauty, hair, style, celebrity and lifestyle posts in a cre... View Post

The Art of Quiet Confidence

By GG Renee “Be more aggressive.” That was a goal of mine for years. Be more aggressive and less sensitive. I thought confidence was connected to aggression in a mutually exclusive way and that for me to find confidence I would have to go against my instincts and behave differently. I admired ... View Post