Articles by Kai @embraceyoumag

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Creative chick with a love for all things global!

Dracula Untold: Don’t Believe the Hype.

While I’m a sucker for thrilling vampire movies, especially a backstory that depicts the tale of mr. Dracula himself, I was left with a humph feeling after seeing Dracula Untold over the weekend. I thought the beginning was a tad rushed,  as Prince Vlad hurried off to seek out dark elements [...Read More]

October 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Album Review: Aquarius by Tinashe

If you’re looking for mid-tempo, slowed down music, with a 90’s r&b influence and smooth harmonies, then Tinashe’s debut album pretty much sums that up. Nothing is overly done or out of place, Aquarius provides a relaxing atmosphere when in your comfort zone, just as much as [...Read More]

October 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Spring 2015 R-T-W: Balmain

Balmain is one of my absolute favorite label. Lord knows I can’t afford to shop from the line, but there’s nothing wrong in admiring the designs. And I’m loving the label’s spring 2015 ready to wear styles. Check out my favorites from the runway:   Credits: Getty Images [...Read More]

October 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kasutera Recipe

I would love to do more baking, but I don’t want to do the usual so I went browsing YouTube for different cakes from around the world. I came across the Kasutera (Castella) recipe by Japanese Cooking 101 and it piqued my interest. This cake definitely looks delicious and I want to give it a [...Read More]

September 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: MellowMayo

Meet Mayo from Hong Kong. I love her chic and sophisticated looks, and the way she mixes casual with formal at times. Check out my favorites below and do visit her style blog MellowMayo.com for lots more!   Images credit: Mayo @ mellowmayo.com Be sure to visit her fashion [...Read More]

September 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

DIY: Crayon Nail Art by Cutepolish

I’m addicted to Sandi’s cutepolish nail art youtube channel. She always has something that I want to try. This tutorial is no different. Even though I’ve been out of school for a while now, I still liked her crayon nail art because its fun and colorful. Check out the tutorial and [...Read More]

September 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Artist Feature: Sonna Rele

Compound Entertainment –  Sonna Rele is a London based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist signed to Motown Records by 3x Grammy winner, NE-YO. After discovering Sonna while perusing her captivating and heavily followed ‘Music Monday’ video clips on Facebook, he immediately [...Read More]

August 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: Nydia

So I was browsing around chictopia a little while ago and stumbled upon a fashionista from the island of Puerto Rico. Her name is Nydia, and I love her style. Check out my favorite looks below and visit A Girl Name Nydia for so much more, including a taste of her island.   Credits: [...Read More]

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: Thrifty Chic

I like individuals with their own unique style and Melodic Thifty Chic is no different. This fashionista stands out from the rest with her bold fashion statements. Check out my favorite looks and visit her blog for more   Credit: Melodic Thrifty Chic [...Read More]

June 24, 2014 // 2 Comments

’10’ Quick Facts about Camille A. Brown

Camille A. Brown is making waves in theater, dance and music. It’s no wonder. The lady and her eccentric dance company are a force to be reckoned with. Have you seen those breathless productions? They’re unstoppable. It’s an honor to have the talented choreographer as a guest on [...Read More]

June 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

At the Movies: “Maleficent”

Quite the contrary to her name, Maleficent was actually a peacekeeper in her flourishing and magical kingdom until the ultimate betrayal turned her bitter. You could even say she’s a woman scorned. Anyhoo, I was a tad hesitant of watching this movie because it’s a play on the popular [...Read More]

June 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Book Review: “All Lined Up” by Cora Carmack

Series: Rusk University #1 Release date: May 13th 2014 Publisher: William Morrow  Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack follows up her trio of hits—Losing It, Faking It, and Finding It—with this thrilling first novel in an [...Read More]

June 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Top 5 Summer Makeup Tips

Summer is finally here after a dreadfully long winter, but we don’t want to get too excited and go overboard with out makeup now do we? Trust me, I’ve seen some colors that have me looking twice. No offense. But some things are best left for circus. Anyhoo, check out these top 5 summer [...Read More]

June 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Forever 21 Splurge!

Now and then I like to treat myself to Forever 21. Check out what I got on my recent splurge (just a cheap weekend shopping): Abstract Bodycon Dress $13.80 Tropical Print Brush Set $4.80   Crossback Tribal Print Top $9.80 Brazil Futebol Tank Top (because I’m in the world cup mood!) [...Read More]

June 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

DIY: Watermelon Nail Art

I’m a fan and of course a subscriber of cutepolish youtube channel, so I’m always checking out her latest tutorials. I’m loving the watermelon nail art for summer. It certainly lives up to the cute factor she’s going with. Check out her tutorial and also a reveal of the face [...Read More]

June 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Remember Dr. Maya Angelou

Angelou was one of the most influential author, poet, and civil rights activist of our time. She’s inspired many, including myself, and will definitely not be forgotten. I would like to take this moment to remember THE Phenomenal Woman, and to thank her for the lessons she’s left [...Read More]

May 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Press Release: Sarah Miles Announces New EP!

New York– Indie pop artist and songwriter Sarah Miles announces the launch of her first independent EP that is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Titled “Hear me out,” the album will be Sarah’s third career release and first truly independent production. “I’m just really [...Read More]

May 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

[Exclusive] The artist Plumb on spreading hope

Tiffany Arbuckle Lee, internationally known as Plumb, is a Christian Contemporary artist who has spawn a number of inspirational songs that have touched many hearts since her debut. It is a wonder how I managed to get the performer to take some time to grant us an interview, when she’s [...Read More]

May 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Get to know Plumb in ’10’

Check out Plumb’s quick responses to our far from the usual questions and get to know the inspirational singer a little more. Humor is necessary.   A beautiful mess.    Paleo/Gluten free. Exercise. Essential oils and community.   The beach.   Water. Food. Jesus.    [...Read More]

May 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: Miss Enocha

Check out this stylish fashionista who goes by the name Miss Enocha and runs the fashion blog, Locks and Trinkets. I recently discovered Enocha via chictopia and immediately liked her style. Check out some of my favorites and do visit her blog for lots more. Credits: Chictopia + Locks & [...Read More]

May 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Tessa Thompson takes ’10’

Like most, you may remember Tessa Thompson from Veronica Mars. Of late, you may remember her from the riveting independent film, Dear White People. Tessa is definitely a force to be reckon with and I see her only doing so much more from here on out. It was quite an honor to have her stop by EY and [...Read More]

May 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fashion Feature: BORN2C

Today’s spotlight is on a fashionista I found on Chictopia by the profile name of BORN2C. Check out some of my favorite looks and visit her official page and fashion blog BORN2C.com for lots more.   Images credt: Chictopia BORN2C + BORN2C.com [...Read More]

May 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

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