October 2014

The Big Bold Lipsticks We’re Falling For

By Christene Carr Let’s talk lipsticks! Fall is lipstick season, so every shade and finish you want can be had if you know where to look. Below are the Big Bold Lipsticks I’m absolutely loving right now. Guerlain Kiss Kiss – Red Passion Guerlain Kiss Kiss in Red Passion – a nice lightweight r... View Post

At Home Rejuvenation with The Naked Bar Scrub

The Naked Bar does it again. The pit cream was a hit in our home, so I was excited to give the Lemongrass Grapefruit Foaming Sugar Scrub a try. It's been wonderful on my hands, elbows and knees, but the best part was the at-home back scrub. It was great to inhale the beautiful scent while exfolia... View Post

COCOTIQUE’s ‘Best of’ Blogger Reviews

This October, we made it all about you with an Anniversary MEGA BOX, chock full of subscriber favorites from our first year! You spoke, and we listened, giving you 6 FULL SIZE SURPRISE PRODUCTS, plus one brand new deluxe sample size product. Wondering what made the returning hair and beauty items... View Post

Inside the Brand: Kiroja

The Kiroja brand was born out of a desire to make a difference, and through its mission of empowerment, entrepreneurship and education, it does just that. By working with fair traded and certified organic materials they create products that are good for both the skin and that consumers can feel g... View Post

Why Being Great Has Nothing to Do with Being Perfect

By GG Renee What keeps you up at night? I tackle this subject in my second book, Wallflower, where I carry on about my general disinterest in small talk and how I'd prefer that all conversations have something to do with the meaning of life or human behavior or creative banter of some sort. Th... View Post

Paris Beauty: Brand You Should Know, INSTITUT ESTHEDERM

By Jackie Celestin-André If it weren’t for Laetitia, I would have probably never tried the facial care brand, INSTITUT ESTHEDERM. Though I have seen the brand many times in the store, I never felt compelled to try it. But walking into Laetitia’s beautiful, elegant and invitingly warm beauty co... View Post

The Anti-Aging Epidemic

By Mildred (Millie) Bell The request for “younger looking skin” is at the top of the list for both men and women who seek professional skin care services. Heredity or “good genes” can play a large part in how quickly we begin to age, however excessive sun exposure, smoking, poor diet, drugs, ... View Post

Tiffany M. Battle: The Werk! Place

When Tiffany Battle wakes up in the morning and gets ready to head to her job as a Process Engineer, she also hopes to inspire you to try to look your very best! Tiffany started The Werk! Place as a site to give great fashion inspiration—and that she does. From a well-placed belt, to a feminine r... View Post

Bevy Smith

Television host, celebrity hostess, and philanthropist, Bevy Smith, is our October COCOBelle of the Month. From her highly successful Dinner with Bevy events, to her inspirational Life with Vision events, to her co-hosting spot on Bravo’s Fashion Queens, Bevy is certainly the queen of her own med... View Post