Allanah Dykes

If you asked Allanah what her patronus was she would say Samantha in Sixteen Candles. But truly she was raised on Biggie and Bach, New York Italian ices and slices!

Recent Articles

ASOS' "Triple Waistband" Jean Is Currently On Sale & They're Already Going Viral

Growing up, I was already developing curves in elementary school and taller than most of the boys, so jeans were my arch nemesis. Now that I'm older and have found what fits my shape and height, I have several beloved pairs in my arsenal. And now ASO…
By Allanah Dykes

Miley Cyrus Designed A Line Of Converse Sneakers & You'll Want Every Single Pair

The first heartbreak I ever experienced was the day I grew out of my white platform sneakers. I always swore I would find a pair in honor of my first love, and finally, my dreams have become a reality: Miley Cyrus is designing kicks for Converse, eve…
By Allanah Dykes

E.L.F. Cosmetics & Christian Siriano’s Makeup Collection Is Super Cheap & So 'Lizzie McGuire'

I'm not ashamed to admit that Lizzie McGuire was my style icon when I was younger. Her colorful wardrobe was my entire aesthetic. With the release of E.L.F. Cosmetics & Christian Siriano’s newest collection, the early '00s are calling. Bright shades …
By Allanah Dykes

ColourPop's "Give It To Me Straight" Palette Is The Perf V-Day Gift For An Ambiguous Texter

With Valentine's Day on the horizon, it doesn't matter if you're a woman in love or checking the "building my empire box". Countless beauty brands are blessing the beginning of the year with mega beauty launches. Just in time for V-Day, ColourPop's "…
By Allanah Dykes

Jamaica Basically Had A Party At The Opening Ceremony & Twitter Is Loving It

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are officially underway, and there's nothing I love more than watching the countries compete for medal standing. One of my favorite highlights thus far was seeing Jamaica's opening ceremony uniforms. Not only were…
By Allanah Dykes

Team USA Was The Most Extra At The Opening Ceremony & You Have To See Every Piece

I'm a huge fan of the Olympics, because of the competitive nature and fashion. Although I'm confident I will never compete, I'd win gold in dissecting uniforms. I can tell at a glance who designed what and this year, if you're wondering who designed …
By Allanah Dykes

Photos of Team USA's Opening Ceremony Uniforms Will Have You Seeing Red, White, & Blue

The time has come again, my friends. Normally I don't get #FOMO, but every time the Olympics roll around, I totally wish I was walking with the athletes. Watching them represent our country just isn't the same while sitting on my couch. I just get so…
By Allanah Dykes

Bermuda DGAF About The Cold, Wore Bermuda Shorts To The Opening Ceremony Anyway

If Americans though it was cold in the states, the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic opening ceremony temperatures are beyond brutal — but apparently, the team from Bermuda didn't get that memo. (Or at the very least, didn't really care.) The Bermuda team cam…
By Allanah Dykes

Fenty Beauty's Super Bowl Ad Is Taking Over Social Media & It Wasn't Even Televised

While America trudged into work Monday morning with Super Bowl hangovers and food comas, I was hunting deep on the interwebs in need of confirmation. Everyone was talking about Fenty Beauty's Super Bowl ad, which I didn't recall seeing, and I was tot…
By Allanah Dykes

Kylie Cosmetics Is Dropping A New Lip Kit With A Best-Selling Shade, Just In Time For V-Day

As cheesy as it sounds, I actually enjoy February as a season of singlehood. Without a bae to drop cash on, I can focus on personal growth and loving myself. It's also the perfect opp to gift myself the latest limited-edition lip kit from Kylie Jenne…
By Allanah Dykes

Puma x Hello Kitty Merch Drops Just In Time To Be Your Valentine & It's 100 Percent Adorable

I don't know what was in the suburban water, but growing up, every girl I knew was obsessed with Hello Kitty. Like, were you even a Long Island pre-teen if you didn't have at least one Sanrio item in your arsenal? Probably not, and that's why an enti…
By Allanah Dykes

Benefit Just Dropped A New Mascara & It's The Bad Girl's Version Of "They're Real"

Regardless of how much loyalty I feel to a brand, I can't purchase a product until I see the reviews. Whether it's fear of being disappointed or wasting money, I prefer to wait patiently for feedback. So when I heard that Benefit was trying to outdo …
By Allanah Dykes

Cute Patriots Apparel For Women Who Want To Represent & Eat Hot Wings

Public service announcement: Women can look cute while watching football, and still scream their heads off when defense is struggling. One does not equal lack of knowledge of the other, and that's why I put together a list of cute Patriots apparel fo…
By Allanah Dykes

Kim Kardashian’s "Bo West" Braids Are Actually Called Cornrows & Twitter Is Upset

Another day, another Kardashian breaking the internet. After posting a revealing pic on her social media accounts, Kim Kardashian's "Bo West" braids controversy is totally infuriating Twitter. I normally don't get into Twitter beef, but this time peo…
By Allanah Dykes

Camila Cabello's L'Oreal Paris Commercial Will Make You So Happy For Her

There's nothing I love more than freshly washed, moisturized hair. I just feel like my whole life is together when I can actually comb through my dry, thick locks. I can't promise the weather won't affect your mane, but Camila Cabello's L'Oreal Paris…
By Allanah Dykes

Ashanti Dressed Like An Actual Grammy & Twitter Is Dragging Her, But They're So Wrong

I'm a major fan of Ashanti, because she kills the red carpet each and every time. But when she graced the red carpet at the 2018 Grammy Awards looking like an actual golden statue, tweets about Ashanti's Grammys dress were super harsh. The singer pu…
By Allanah Dykes

SZA Looks Like A Fairytale Princess At The Grammys & Twitter Is Living For It

What do I have in common with Elton John, President Obama and Drew Barrymore? Each and every one of us agree that SZA has the it factor. Seriously, her stage presence is otherworldly and her style is killer. Of course, I couldn't wait to see SZA's 20…
By Allanah Dykes

Cardi B's Grammy Dress Makes Her Look Like An Angel With Killer Nails

I'm obsessed with award shows. Between the red carpet and what goes down during the actual show, I'm totally locked in. This year though, there's nothing I was more excited to see than Cardi B's Grammy 2018 look. Seriously, the girl was dripping in f…
By Allanah Dykes

A Russian Designer Used A Racial Slur "To Be Cool" At Paris Fashion Week & People Are Pissed

Fashion has always been an escape for me. With everything going on in the real world, there's nothing more comforting than a really good editorial or runway show. Unfortunately though, even fashion isn't safe from ignorance. Ulyana Sergeenko and Miro…
By Allanah Dykes

Bella Hadid Competed In A Makeup Glow Challenge & It's Such A Super Mario Throwback

When a luxe makeup brand turns a Hadid sister into a video game, you know it's going to be major. Bella Hadid & PONY's Dior Makeup Challenge sees the 21 year-old model duke it out against beauty influencer Pony to determine who has the most glow. It'…
By Allanah Dykes