The Beige Series

In the Beige Series Tamu McPherson offers a list of reasons why we should all embrace the "neutrals" trend that has become one of Spring Summer 2019's hottest moods. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 9 days ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.Nike has revealed the new home and away football kits for 14 national teams ahead of this year's FIFA Women's World Cup in France.For the first time since Nike be … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 11 days ago

Yin and Yang: Balance on Our Plate

Traditional Chinese Medicine believes that food has the power to strengthen and energize, but also to heal. To achieve this harmony, eating yin-yang balanced foods is imperative. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 12 days ago

Raise Your Hand if You Are An Emotional Eater

Our bodies have physiologically evolved to know that beyond nourishment and energy, food is now also a completely acceptable source of comfort, and a reliable coping mechanism. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 22 days ago

The Natural Retinol Alternatives Saving our Skin

Retinol continues to reign as one of the most sought after-ingredient in our beauty routine in the fight against acne and fine lines | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 24 days ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.Ruth Carter won for Best Costume Design, becoming the first African American woman to win in the category. Carter was also the first black person to receive a nom … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 25 days ago

Your Slip is Showing

Nakeysha Roberts Washington explored how we have become less critical of the news we consume and share on our social media networks. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news. Under new guidelines by the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the targeting of people based on their hair or hairstyle, at work, school or in public spac … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

Beyoncé and Jay Z: Vegan or Plant-Based?

Beyoncé and Jay Z recently set the internet aflame with their Greenprint Project sweepstakes, challenging fans to adopt (and share) a plant-based lifestyle with the ultimate reward being a lifetime of tickets to their concerts. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

Do I Really Need to Double Cleanse?

The new popular conversation dictates that we now must double cleanse (or use a cleanser twice in one washing), and I have to ask: is this just the industry’s way of forcing us to buy more products? | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

In the News This Week

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell welcomed a border security deal to fund the Department of Homeland Security and said he hoped the Senate can act quickly on the legislation to avoid another government shutdown.It's funding is for the detention of immigrants, both tho … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

The Superjuice You Should Be Starting Your Day With

The radio, my Instagram feed, my friend and her mother (literally, everyone and their mother), everywhere I go they are all pushing one thing: celery juice. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news. Democratic women wore white in honor of the women's suffrage movement. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is wearing a pin of Jakelin Caal, the 7 year old who died in U.S. … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

Spring’s Hair Trends Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

Spring’s hair trends are definitely leaning toward the childlike, and as a devout child of the 80s and lover of flair, I am definitely here for the nostalgia. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news. Jussie Smollett, one of the stars of the TV show Empire, reportedly was brutally attacked in what Chicago police are investigating as a possible hate crime. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

The Highest Highs and The Lowest Lows: Pregnancy Depression

Just as Kehlani (and most others), I had been naïve to pregnancy depression, and somewhat ashamed to be experiencing it during what is popularly known to be such a happy celebratory time. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

Minimalist Perfection: Kjaer Weis

A brand we have always loved - not just for its perfect products, but also for its ability to hang with the big boys in the cutthroat makeup industry - is Kjaer Weis. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 1 month ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news. 25-year-old actor Yalitza Aparicio made history with her 2019 Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role in Roma. She's the first Indigenous woman to be … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

The Dream

Anja Tyson discusses teaching her daughter about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and the true meaning and impact of his work. She calls out the US's tendency of softening the reality of his legacy for the comfort of white Americans. She shares her hopes for her daughter's ability to fi … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

Looks We Love from Milan Men’s Fall Winter 2019/20

Ladies, what shall we borrow from the boys come next season? Is such a statement now utterly and completely passé, given our recent passage to a fluid approach to fashion? Or in relation to our full embrace of the pantsuit. Or really, for some of us, the conclusion that there tru … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

#ATPBBookClub – Our Must-Reads of 2019

Whether you’re still riding high on new year’s resolutions or you’re already counting down to the 2020 New Year New You, sometimes some proper motivation and positive messaging are just what the doctor ordered to keep us focused and ready to tackle each day. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

Francisco Costa Brings the Best of Brazil To Beauty

Two years after his decade-long leadership over CK, to the surprise of some but to the dismay of none, Costa has embedded himself in the new wave of beauty, having launched this winter his sustainable, rainforest-sourced line, Costa Brazil. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, fled to Thailand last week accusing her family of abuse. She fled her family while visiting Kuwait and flew to Bangkok, where she ba … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

Oat Milk: The New AltMilk

After finally settling on coconut milk for the last year, I recently discovered (albeit a little late to the party here) the wondrousness of oat milk. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

Hydration Tips for Your Winter Skin

Even while I’m out here in sunny California, whose winter months cruise along unblemished by “snowy mixes” and “polar vortexes”, it’s halfway through the coldest time of the year and my skin is still in need of a hydration boost. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

California Dreaming On A Winter’s Day

In California Dreaming, Tamu McPherson rounds up the best of 2019's California style inspired trend. Inspired by the Golden State's lifestyle she mentions some of Cali's most iconic elements. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news. New York City joins California, Oregon, Washington an Danes Jersey and adds a gender-neutral option to Birth Certificates. Parents are able to change the gender … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

Why Are Microgreens Suddenly Flooding My Farmer’s Market?

He questioned the teenager stationed behind those cute little seedlings, and we found that they are Microgreens – a tiny, delicate plant that is jam-packed with vitamins, antioxidants and enzymes. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news. In Texas, a white man, kills a black girl, 7, in a drive by shooting. The shooter is still at large and there’s a reward for any leads. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

A New Year For the Weary

Anja Tyson writes a note for those who are weary going into the New Year. In a reflection on her 2018 experiences, she shares that she will not run from the year's discomforts in order to satisfy a marketing calendar placed on women by society. She instead chooses to work through … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

Dance Till You Drop

"Dance Till You Drop" is Tamu McPherson's ode to the New Year's Celebration. In this note she talks about the challenges and successes that we have all experiences in 2018 and reminds us all to express our gratitude. She ends the piece with a selection of her favorite dresses for … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.Death Toll Climbs Past 400 in Indonesia Tsunami Disaster. A tsunami hit the Indonesian islands without warning and has passed 400 deaths with more than 1,400 peop … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 2 months ago

Your Gut is in Desperate Need of a Tune Up

The building blocks of gut bacteria - C-section or natural birth, breastfeeding or formula, prenatal nutrition - these all factor in as we enter the world to create our gut microbiome, the collective of bacteria in our gastrointestinal tract that numbers in the millions. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

Beauty as I see It by Lakin Ogunbanwo

Tamu McPherson shares a project for Carolina Herrera and Bergdorf Goodman photographed by Lakin Ogunbanwo. in Lagos Nigeria. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

Wu Tang Clan and Milk Makeup Collab in True Wu Warrior Style

Milk Makeup launched their first-ever collaboration with Wu-Tang Clan, and honestly they couldn’t have picked a better partner. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.Therese Patricia Okoumou, the woman who climbed the Statue of Liberty on July 4 in protest of Trump’s immigration policies, has been found guilty on charges of di … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

Lose the Baggage, Keep Your Sanity: Ending the Year on A High Note

My life was recently turned upside down in the space of a week – a decade’s worth of challenges in just 168 hours. Forget “too many gifts but, not enough time” – how do you stay sane through the most difficult of life’s challenges? | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

Holiday Dressing: The Simple Power of a Slip Dress and a Great Blazer

Holiday Dressing: The Simple Power of a Slip Dress and a Great Blazer The Holiday Season is in full swing and each morning as you lay in bed (after the obligatory scroll through Instagram), you visualize what you will wear through the next 20 days of lunches, aperitivos and parti … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.Targeted Journalists Have Been Chosen for Time Person of the Year. Time magazine has chosen "The Guardians," a group of journalists who have been targeted for the … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

Crunch Time: The Ultimate Gift Guide for Shopping Procrastinators (Like Us)

Just in time for some panicked, sweaty, late-night decision making, we are so excited to finally share with you our 2018 gift guide! If you, like us, promised yourself that you would complete your holiday lists way before Thanksgiving and then highway hypnotised your way into on … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

A Note on “Winter Whites”

Tamu McPherson talks playfully about her love of winter whites and why she thinks that you should wear whites all year round. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

Roki Tries: Cap Beauty’s The O’Clocks

CAP Beauty decided to create their own line because they knew what was missing from the current offering on the market. Their passion and dedication for finding the perfect blends of specially-sourced herbs, they created the O’Clocks. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

My Tried and True Facial Toners

The products that make it into my daily ritual may constantly be changing, but my steps are always basically the same: cleanse, tone, moisturize. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.French Prime Minister Philippe Suspends Fuel Tax Rises.Fuel tax rises which have led to weeks of violent protests in France have now been postponed for six months … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

Please Stand By, I Am Experiencing Serious Brain Fog

On the coattails of my trouble navigating fatigue, I have found myself now entering the world of brain fog. Inability to concentrate for longer than 20 minutes, constant forgetfulness, and feeling like I am living in a haze. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

Deep Winter Favorites

As the season officially settles in, Tamu McPherson shares some of her winter wardrobe favorites which include statement coats, bright trousers and standout accessories. | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.Donald Trump has told reporters he doesn’t believe his own government’s climate change findings that the US economy will suffer substantially with continued warmi … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 3 months ago

In the News This Week

Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.The death toll as a result of the Camp Fire in northern California now stands at 81. There was no mention of the number of people still listed as unaccounted for. … | Continue reading


@alltheprettybirds.com | 4 months ago