Anime, Movie Review, Review

High on Anime: Perfect Blue

Written and Edited by: Marrista K. Stubbs Originally filmed for our IGTV, you can check out more High on Anime by visiting our Instagram. Coco: Hey. What's up, guys? I'm Coco.Marrista: And I'm Marrista.Coco: And welcome to...Both: High On Anime!Marrista: You know, every week we get high, we talk about different things, we invite Mary… Continue reading High on Anime: Perfect Blue

Inside September Box of Shadows
Review, Unboxing

Unboxing Magic: Box of Shadows – Mabon

Written by: Marrista K. Stubbs The Supreme Box We're unboxing a different kind of beauty this month at Melanin Squared. For those of you who don't know, I love to celebrate the Earth and natural energies. Put simply, I'm spiritual/pagan. Because of this, I'm always looking for resources that can help me learn about being… Continue reading Unboxing Magic: Box of Shadows – Mabon

Beauty & Fashion, Review, Unboxing

Unboxing Beauty July: Bombay and Cedar

Written and Edited by: Marrista K. Stubbs Hello, beautiful people! It's been a minute, but I'm back with another unboxing. Sorry for the wait, this one took a bit longer to get here (I got it the last day of July😫). And I wanted a little time to test everything out before I wrote a… Continue reading Unboxing Beauty July: Bombay and Cedar

Beauty & Fashion, Review, Unboxing

Unboxing Beauty June: Kinder Beauty Box

Written and Edited by: Marrista K. Stubbs It's summertime and skincare, with the heat and humidity at it's peak, is more important than ever! This month I have received another box from Kinder Beauty to add to my cruelty-free, self-care regimen. One thing I've enjoyed about my subscription is receiving emails from Kinder Beauty showing… Continue reading Unboxing Beauty June: Kinder Beauty Box

Beauty & Fashion, Review, Unboxing

Unboxing Beauty May: Kinder Beauty Box

Written and Edited by: Marrista K. Stubbs Spring has sprung and we're one month closer to the beauty of summer! As a part of my journey into the world of cosplay and beauty, May's unboxing is for Kinder Beauty. The site offers only one box, starting at $25 USD/month, and a few payment plans that… Continue reading Unboxing Beauty May: Kinder Beauty Box

Beauty & Fashion, Review, Unboxing

Unboxing Beauty April: Petit Vour Plus

Written and Edited by: Marrista K. Stubbs Welcome back, beautiful squares, to more adventures in makeup. As I mentioned in my last unboxing article, this month I will be reviewing the Petit Vour Plus Beauty Box. This differs from last month's Beauty Box in that it contains more products and the products are (in my… Continue reading Unboxing Beauty April: Petit Vour Plus

Beauty & Fashion, Review, Unboxing

Unboxing Beauty March: Petit Vour

Written and Edited by: Marrista K. Stubbs What's up, everybody! As I've been getting more into the cosplay and beauty communities I've seen so many talented artists. And I'm inspired. I'm fairly new to the world of beauty and makeup. To help get me started I'll be trying different vegan and cruelty-free boxes to learn… Continue reading Unboxing Beauty March: Petit Vour

Movie Review, Review

Sonic the Modern Day 90’s Movie

Written and edited by: Marrista K. Stubbs When I first heard the news there would be a Sonic the Hedgehog movie, I was skeptical. However my nostalgia, love of Jim Carrey, and Sonic's before and after photo convinced me to spend my hard earned money on a children's movie. I only spent $6 to see… Continue reading Sonic the Modern Day 90’s Movie