Maybelline x Gigi Hadid Collection West Coast Glow Warm Eyeshadow Palette, Liquid Strobe in Gold

Is the Maybelline x Gigi Hadid Collection Brown Girl Friendly?

Maybelline rocked my world when they teamed up with MakeupShayla to create her iconic City Mini Eyeshadow Palette. They seriously brought the heat! The Shayla City Mini Palette was great quality and rather inclusive of all shades. Including dark skin divas. I absolutely love it! So you know I’ve been at the edge of my […]

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Bobbi Brown Bobbi to Glow Highlighting Powder Trio Swatches Review Dark Skin

Bobbi Brown Bobbi to Glow Highlighting Trio Review

There’s only one thing that excites me about the holiday season now. And that’s limited edition makeup that goes on sale. Precious family time is a given on the holidays, of course! However, I’m all Christmas’d out this year. The only holiday cheer I’m really feeling are the bomb makeup palettes I gifted myself for […]

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Kiss Gel Fantasy Press On Nails Review

Easy DIY Salon Manicure with Kiss Gel Fantasy Press On Nails!

Convenient and affordable aren’t words I’d use to describe my makeup routine. At all. There’s nothing convenient or necessarily affordable about $50 palettes and $20+ lipsticks. My nail routine wasn’t exactly simple either. Consisting of 2 trips a month to the nail salon with trips ranging from $25 to $65. Yikes! I’m a hardcore makeup […]

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Makeup Revolution Ulta Beauty Haul Swatches on Dark Skin

New Makeup Revolution Goodies + Swatches!

Everyone loves a good dupe right? Well saddle up! I’ve got some nice ones for ya! Makeup Revolution is a UK-based drugstore brand that recently landed an exclusive spot at Ulta Beauty. They’re notorious for duping popular high end products from brands like Too Faced, Kat Von D and more. Sometimes they’re a hit. Sometimes they’re […]

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Black Radiance Blushing Bronze Palette in Dark to Deep Swatches Review Dark Skin

Black Radiance True Complexion Blushing Bronze Palette Review

Finding a contour palette when you’re a black woman is hard. Finding one that’s under $20 is even harder. That’s why I loudly rejoiced when Black Radiance dropped the new True Complexion Blushing Bronze Palette earlier this year. It comes in 2 shades: Light to Medium and Dark to Deep. I thought to myself: “Yesss! Okay! Somebody finally […]

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Affordable Foundations for Brown Skin

5 Affordable Foundations for Beginners

New to makeup? Don’t worry! Choosing a good foundation can be hard but I’m here to make things simple for you. There’s thousands of brands and formulas out there to choose from. Overwhelming, I know! That’s why I’ve put together this simple, handy guide to help you choose an affordable foundation so you can slay […]

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Black Opal True Color Foundation Stick Swatches Review

3 Reasons Why You NEED To Try the Black Opal True Color Foundation Stick!

Nothing beats great quality and functionality! That’s why the Black Opal True Color Foundation Sticks have been a makeup artist staple for years. These babies are super versatile! I have a few different foundation formulas in my kit but I always reach for the Black Opal True Color Foundation Sticks. You can use them for […]

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Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink Swatches on Dark Skin: 15 Lover, 40 Believer, 45 Escapist, 50 Voyager

Eat, Drink and Be Merry in the New Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick!

Makeup companies are good for selling us on outrageous claims they can never live up to. Blushes that last for 12 hours. Foundation that lasts for over 16 hours without primer. Honey, I’ve heard it all! That’s why I gave Maybelline some major side eye when they released the new Super Stay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick. It’s […]

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