Lisa Jean-Francois - Art and Fashion Editor

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Lisa Jean-Francois, MFA, is a Wife, Mother, Writer, Brand Coach and Beauty and Style Blogger at Lisa a la Mode. Lisa has been a blogging and making youtube Beauty and Style Videos for over three years, and recently became a Content Editor and Writer at BlackGirlLongHair.com. In June of 2015 Lisa launched her own Brand Coaching Business wherein she works exclusively with female entrepreneurs, helping them to launch successful online businesses and blogs.

Bridal Edition: Natural Hair Inspiration For Your Big Day

Bridal Edition: Natural Hair Inspiration For Your Big Day

Too many brides-to-be shy away from wearing their natural hair on there wedding day, but there are plenty of beautiful styles that emphasize your beautiful curls and kinks…

How To Master The Blow Dried Bantu Knot Out

How To Master The Blow Dried Bantu Knot Out

I live in the Northeast, so when the weather starts to get chilly I rely on low-heat styling and protective styles. I know many people frown upon heat-styling…

SUPER Basic Eyeshadow Tutorial For Beginners

SUPER Basic Eyeshadow Tutorial For Beginners

Eyeshadow application isn’t hard. It just isn’t. The problem is that far too many of us are barbarded with images of these Instagram gurus who create…

How to Rock a Flower Crown [Video]

How to Rock a Flower Crown [Video]

The flower crown trend will continue into fall 2016 and we are so here for it. You can craft your own from materials you can purchase from your local craft…

Tips for Building an Effective Online Brand/Business

Tips for Building an Effective Online Brand/Business

  My story isn’t that unique. I had been blogging and making youtube videos for three years and feeling as though I was getting nowhere. I had all…

$6 Lipsticks That Look Amazing on Dark Skin (Video)

$6 Lipsticks That Look Amazing on Dark Skin (Video)

Colourpop Cosmetics can literally do no wrong. The company is about a year old, and yet they continue to impress makeup hoarders like yours truly with the cheap prices, gorgeous…

How to Transition From Winter to Spring

How to Transition From Winter to Spring

How to Transition From Winter to Spring The weather can be pretty metaphorical. As we think about swapping out our heavy winter gear in preparation for the warmer days ahead…

The Power of Makeup

The Power of Makeup

Before I started blogging,  I was very much a beauty vlogger. My love for makeup is really what led me into creating youtube videos and subsequently a blog.  As my…

Perm Rod Tutorial Using Natural Hair Textured Clip ins for Added Volume

Perm Rod Tutorial Using Natural Hair Textured Clip ins for Added Volume

Perm Rod Tutorial Using Natural Hair Clip In Extensions Before we jump into this tutorial I just want to point out that Natural Hair Clips Ins are NOT necessary for…

5 Matte Lipsticks That Won’t Leave You with Dry and Cracked Lips

5 Matte Lipsticks That Won’t Leave You with Dry and Cracked Lips

I’ll be the first to admit, I love a fierce matte lip. I love the lasting power. What I don’t love, however, is how awful they…

Valentine’s Day Outfit Idea

Valentine’s Day Outfit Idea

Valentine’s Day Outfit Idea Even if you don’t have a Valentine this year, I always think it’s fun to dress up and enjoy the…

MAC RETROMATTE Liquid Lipstick Swatches

MAC RETROMATTE Liquid Lipstick Swatches

Mac Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick Review Yes, folks, the Mac Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolors are here! Mac is definitely behind the curve on liquid lipstticks, but like most makeup junkies…

Casual Winter Outfit

Casual Winter Outfit

Casual Winter Outfit I’m going to be honest. Now that I work for myself, I barely leave the house. By the time you’ll be reading this…

How To: Twist Out on Type 4 Natural Hair

How To: Twist Out on Type 4 Natural Hair

The Perfect Twist Out on Type 4 Natural Hair Twist outs on a tapered cut are a dream. To be honest, they work really well on short natural hair in…

Tapered Haircut Styles

Tapered Haircut Styles

 Hairstyles on a Tapered Cut I’ve often heard people complain about the challenges of having a tapered cut, but I love mine. I’ve come up with…

Updo on a Tapered Haircut Using Clip in Extensions

Updo on a Tapered Haircut Using Clip in Extensions

Natural Hair Updo on Tapered Haircut I love short hair. I do. I think it’s fun, edgy and super versatile. That being said, sometimes, I miss the options…

How to Wear a Blanket Wrap

How to Wear a Blanket Wrap

Blanket Wrap Outfit Who doesn’t love a blanket wrap? They are perfect for this time of year, and super stylish too! I even went with the full &#8220…

2 Fabulous Holiday Makeup Tutorials

2 Fabulous Holiday Makeup Tutorials

The holiday season usually involves holiday parties. And with holiday parties comes holiday outfits, holiday hair, and holiday makeup. Hopefully you feel covered in the holiday hair and fashion department…

Tutorial: Bantu Knot Out on Blow Dried Hair

Tutorial: Bantu Knot Out on Blow Dried Hair

Tutorial: Bantu Knot Out on Blow Dried Hair If you’ve ever tried to do a Bantu Knot out you  know how challenging they can be, but they really…

Four Fabulous Holiday Inspired Outfits

Four Fabulous Holiday Inspired Outfits

With Christmas being only 4 days away I know many of us are working on those last-minute gifts, as well as trying to figure out what to wear this…

How to Slay a Red Trench Coat

How to Slay a Red Trench Coat

How to Slay a Red Trench Coat I’ve owned this red trench coat from Banana Republic for going on seven years and I’ve never worn it…

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