Business Feature: Hot Gyal Lashes

Hey Carnivalists, Let’s talk Carnival Beauty. Makeup expectations around Carnival have been evolving as Carnival becomes more popular and glamorous. Today, we are highlighting lashes because honey, have you ever forgotten to put on mascara and just felt blah? Lashes gives your look the extra ummph to slay the road. This is where Hot Gyal Lashes […]

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A Couple’s Guide to Attending Carnival Together

Let’s talk about Carnival Love. Over the holidays, I covered couples [Read Part 1] that met each other during carnival [Read Part 2]. A lot of people idolize the idea of having a significant other that they can travel the world with, fete with and go to carnival with. Like most things, once you involve others […]

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The Art of Paying for Carnival

As mentioned in the Carnival Chaser Series, Carnival is ADDICTIVE. Once you get a taste, you will be back for more. As carnival chasers, we plan out our 4-5 carnival trips for the year while many people are still wondering how we’re able to pull this off and live. Some of us have discretionary funds […]

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A Guide: Friend-Etiquette during Carnival

Friends, how many of us have them? Today, I inquired on Twitter about friends falling out while on vacation together and felt inspired to do a friend-etiquette article on traveling to carnival together. While I assumed most of these things are known because they are common sense, common sense, isn’t so common.  As mentioned by […]

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Choosing Your Carnival Tights: Fishnets VS Nylon

As a carnival goer, you know there are certain items you need on your packing list to complete your overall carnival slay for the road. Makeup appointments, carnival boots and your carnival tights are necessities. But how does one choose the right look for their costume? Once getting ready, my favorite part of Carnival is […]

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Carnival Masquerader Tips

The 2018 Carnival Season has begun. As you start counting down, I wanted to provide some of my carnival veteran tips I’ve learned over time. From things to make sure you pack in your suitcase to bringing your carnival costume back home. Before You Go 1) Work toward the fast track. Try to pay off […]

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Guide To Trinidad Carnival Bands

As we carnival lovers know, Trinidad Carnival is considered THE MECCA carnival of all carnivals. It is the most highly anticipated event on the island. On parade days, otherwise known as Carnival Monday and Tuesday, masqueraders adorn their bodies in costumes from several different “Mas Bands”. A Masquerader is often a participant of the parade. This […]

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The Carnival Price Tag, Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth?

With several carnival veterans forgoing Trinidad Carnival 2018 in an effort to experience other carnivals and bucket list travel, I decided to once again, address the rising cost of carnival but more so to mention where folks can get the most bang for their buck. Two years ago, I wrote about how to cut down […]

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Carnival Fitness: Getting Your Body Road Ready

I am not a fitness instructor, I repeat, I AM NOT a fitness instructor, but I’ve been asked by a lot of people to help them or give some insight into the process of preparing for the road. Those of you who are headed to Trinidad Carnival 2018, it’s crunch time, you have 100 DAYS […]

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How To Bring Home Your Carnival Backpack

I’ve been asked by a few readers for some tips on transporting costumes (especially large feathers) back home and decided to finally write a post on it. Our carnival costumes have become so expensive that it would pain most of us to throw the feathers away, especially those $1500usd costumes from Trinidad or Barbados My […]

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