July 2016

COCOBelle of the Month: Beauty Blogger Ofunne Amaka

Throughout history women of color have been underserved by the cosmetic industry. Popular brands either don’t make foundation in a wide range of shades or neglect to show how their products look on darker skin tones. Enter beauty blogger Ofunne Amaka. You may have heard of her popular Instagram a... View Post

What To Expect At Your First Facial

Facials are one of the best luxuries worth splurging on. If you’ve never had one, they’re a great way to get and keep your skin in formation by clearing clogged pores, smoothing rough skin and leaving you with fresh, health glowing skin you’ll love. But before you book an appointment for your fir... View Post

Product Review: Luster’s You Be Natural Jamaican Black Castor Oil Scalp Soother Ointment

So for Cocotique’s July box they’re featuring hair care products by Luster’s Pink and Luster’s You Be-Natural. In the box you’ll find: Luster’s Pink Shea Butter Coconut Oil Edge Gel, Jojoba & Grapeseed Oil, Pink Oil Moisturizer Lotion, Shea Butter Coconut Oil Sulfate Free Shampoo, and Shea Bu... View Post


I made my annual trek to the The Foire de Paris or the ‘Paris Fair’ a few weeks ago - an event that I truly love attending, despite the crowds, as I always find interesting things. Either a household gadget (I am a gadget lover) to some new beauty breakthrough (face cream made with the snail sli... View Post

Product Review: Naked Beaute Moisturizing Shaving Soap

We have all heard, “don’t use soap to shave, it dries your skin!” Well, Naked Beaute has changed that with their Moisturizing Shaving Soap. This shaving soap comes in the form of a bar and is made with key ingredients such as argan oil, oat protein, wheat protein, and bentonite clay. Perfect fo... View Post

PRODUCT REVIEW: Badger Tea Tree & Lemon Balm Herbal Lip Care

Combat dry, chapped lips with Badger Tea Tree & Lemon Balm Herbal Lip Care formulated with 30% Fair Trade Certified cocoa butter, organic extra virgin olive oil, beeswax, tea tree, and lemon balm to help soothe parched lips and lock in moisture. It also contains peppermint and menthol crystal... View Post