If you’re not taking care of yourself, lipstick and foundation isn’t really going to do anything for you.
You have to take care of your body, you have to rest, drink water, try to eat well, and then on top of that, you use makeup to highlight your beauty that comes from your health.
I see the human in everyone and everything. No one is more important than anyone else; I still hang out with my high school friends.
My style is very inspired by both my parents, so we all have the same taste.
I’m a New Yorker; I’ve paid my dues.
I live in Brooklyn, in Williamsburg, so I just like to wander around. Williamsburg’s such a cool little neighborhood community spot.
Black women have kinky hair, and we think we have limitations on what we can do. It’s interesting that people think, ‘Oh this is the only thing they can do.’ But if you have blonde, straight hair and don’t change it for 20 years – nobody thinks about it. Nobody says anything!
People love teen movies because everyone can relate.
The thing that my parents have always taught me is that beauty comes from the inside, and also that beauty stems from health.
Let’s let everything come to the surface, even with people we come in contact with for a moment. This situation can help us be a little bit more awake with each other.
I don’t wear a lot of perfumey-perfumes because I think a lot of them smell like you’re wearing perfume. And I don’t want to smell like that.
I do think women are unfairly judged by their physical appearance, but I don’t think it had anything to do with being mixed-race. In my opinion, mixed-race people are the most beautiful.