Fenty Beauty Swatches First Impressions on Dark Skin

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna is Here & it’s Magical!

Rihanna set the beauty world on fire over the weekend and we’re all feeling the heat! The much anticipated Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launched Friday exclusively at Sephora. And it’s all anyone can talk about. For good reason, too! Fenty Beauty took us all by storm upon release. Rihanna kept everything under wraps until the official launch date (September 8th) including […]

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Top Picks for Oily Skin

Top Picks for Oily Skin

Doing someone else’s makeup can be so much fun! It can also be a great learning experience, too. Last weekend, I gave my best friend, Tiara, a Back to School themed makeover at VBT Beaute Emporium. Unlike myself, my best friend has rather oily skin that she often struggles to keep matte. Naturally, I had to […]

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VBT Beaute Emporium Detroit Makeovers for Brown Skin

Back to School Beats at VBT Beaute Emporium!

Calling August a busy month would be an understatement! My wonderful best friend, Tiara, recently introduced me to her lovely hair stylist Tiana who was in need of a Makeup Artist for her salon. We met up soon after and within a week I was moving my kit into her salon, VBT Beaute Emporium. Crazy, […]

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Smashbox x Casey Holmes Spotlight Highlight Palette Swatches on Dark Skin

Shine Bright with the Smashbox x Casey Holmes Spotlight Palettes

‘Tis the year of makeup collabs! Earlier this year, Smashbox teamed up with YouTube makeup artist, Casey Holmes, to create 2 highlighter palettes. The Spotlight Highlight Palettes hit the scene with much anticipation and hype. Then seemingly disappeared. I even bought into the hype of the release because I love highlighters and Smashbox has totally been on […]

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MAC x Viva Glam Taraji P. Henson Collection for fall 2017

#BlackGirlMagic: New Taraji Viva Glam Collection Coming Soon! 

Hold up, wait a minute! Let me sprinkle some #BlackGirlMagic in it! I was starting to think we’d seen the last of MAC and Taraji. But they’re back! Last year, we got a taste of auntie Taraji’s fierce yet sophisticated makeup style when she launched two campaigns with MAC. It all started with her first Viva Glam […]

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Juvia's Place Nubian 2 Palette Swatches on Dark Skin

Juvia’s Place Nubian 2 Palette Swatches 

Can’t get enough of Juvia’s Place? Me either, girl! Juvia’s Place isn’t exactly new to the makeup scene. Juvia’s Place recently exploded on social media making it the hottest brand for palettes on the market. And for good reason! Her palettes are extremely addictive! I first fell in love with the Mini Masquerade Palette and quickly went back for […]

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Juvia's Place Saharan Eyeshadow Palette Swatches on Dark Skin

Juvia’s Place Saharan Eyeshadow Palette Swatches 

Summer is all about bright, bold colors! So it’s no surprise that Juvia’s Place is completely dominating this season with their extremely bold, colorful palettes. Juvia’s Place (an amazing BOMB) specializes in making stunning African-themed palettes designed to pop on chocolate cuties. I first fell in love with the brand when I took a chance on the […]

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