Makeup Palettes for Christmas: Tarte Tartelette Toasted Eyeshadow Palette, Tarte Park Ave Princess Chisel Contour Palette Bronzer Bar, Becca Apre Ski Glow Collection Eye Lights Palette Bobbi Brown Bobbi to Glow HIghlighting Trio

4 Makeup Palettes to Add to Your Christmas List!

Christmas is less than 2 weeks away! Crazy, right? I’ve already started my holiday shopping. Somewhat. I’ve mostly bought makeup for myself so far. Terrible, I know! On the bright side, my Christmas hauling has made it easy to put together a couple gift guides for you. Recently, I added a handful of new makeup […]

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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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Tarte Park Ave Princess Contour Palette Swatches Review Dark Skin Brown Skin

Tarte Park Ave Princess Chisel Palette Swatches & Review

Another day, another contour palette! No, we’re not over the contour craze just yet. Tarte recently dropped the new Park Ave Princess Chisel Palette just to remind us that chiseled cheeks are still in. I can dig it! Especially when the palette is this sexy! I was immediately drawn in by the beautiful snakeskin gold […]

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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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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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Maybelline Vivid Hot Lacquer Swatches Review on Dark Skin

The New Maybelline Vivid Hot Lacquers are Poppin’!

You are seriously slacking if you haven’t been to your local drugstore lately. ‘Cause these brands are killing it, honey! I pop in and out drugstores for lashes these days. But I can never leave with just lashes. Not with all of these new releases looming about! The new Maybelline Vivid Hot Lacquers caught my eye during my last lash run. […]

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Maybelline Fit Me Loose Finishing Powder 35 Deep 40 Dark Swatches on Dark Skin Brown Skin

Maybelline Fit Me Loose Finishing Powder Review

Loose powders are scary territory for brown skin! They can make us look ghastly. Both in real life and flash photos. Or, in some cases, they can make us look extremely dry and cakey. Loose powders can be especially horrifying for me because I have a pretty deep skin tone and I have dry skin too. Unfortunately, […]

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