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Are you a beauty junkie who loves to play in makeup and connect with other junkies? Become a Fancieland contributor! When I first created Fancieland, it was just a fun way for me to experiment with makeup and share swatches on brown skin that can be tricky to find. Almost 4 years later, Fancieland has […]

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Fancie University

Welcome to Fancie University! Swatches, reviews and tips are fun to share but I love to teach, too. I’ve learned so much over the years about makeup, skin, hair and blogging. It wouldn’t be right if I didn’t share everything I’ve learned with you guys! Here at Fancie U, you will find tons of resources like tutorials, short […]

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Looking for a good bargain? Well, welcome to my online boutique! Here you can shop my gently used makeup, brand new makeup, brush sets and more!

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VBT Beaute Emporium Detroit Makeovers for Brown Skin

Back to School Beats at VBT Beaute Emporium!

September 6, 2017 | No Comments

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

August 31, 2017 | No Comments

‘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! 

August 17, 2017 | No Comments

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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Kim Kardashian x Jeffree Star Contour Kit Drama August 2017

Kim Kardashian & Jeffree Star Officially CANCELLED!

August 15, 2017 | No Comments

Kim Kardashian has been a makeup and beauty icon for years. She (and her makeup artist Mario) catapulted the age-old technique of highlighting and contouring to the masses and launched a makeup revolution. Now you can’t even go to the grocery store without seeing a woman contoured and highlighted for the gods. Yup, you can thank […]

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Milani Strobelight Instant Glow Powder Swatches on Dark Skin

Milani Strobelight Instant Glow Powder Swatches

August 10, 2017 | No Comments

You know something is good when it’s always sold out! I’ve been seeing the Milani Strobelight Instant Glow Powders all over Instagram for months. But, sadly, couldn’t try them because they’re so dang hard to find. Almost impossible! Finding a store that carries Milani is already a struggle. Finding the Strobelight Instant Glow Powders was even worse. Who knew […]

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Leave-In Conditioner vs Moisturizer: What's the Difference?

Moisturizer VS Leave-In Conditioner: What’s the Difference? 

August 3, 2017 | No Comments

Curly, kinky hair is beautiful! It’s versatile. It’s resilient. It’s unique. Like a magnificent crown. There’s so much you can do with curly, kinky hair–from natural coils to relaxed tresses. Yes, your kinky, curls are wonderful, girl! But they need moisture. Lots of it! We often get so caught up styling our hair that we forget to care for […]

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Milani Amore Metallic Lip Creme Swatches on Dark Skin

Milani Amore Matte Metallic Lip Crème Swatches! 

July 19, 2017 | No Comments

Matte lips can be incredibly sexy and fierce. But I get tired of them. Sometimes the matte look starts to feel a little flat and boring. Summer is all about being fun, bold and taking chances. So why not do the same with your lipstick this season? Scratch those boring mattes and let’s get metallic […]

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Fancie Faves: BareMinerals Invisible Bronze Bronzer, Wet n Wild Photo Focus Concealer, Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar Skin Tint, Too Faced You Light Up My Life Love Light Prismatic Highlighter, Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe Cucumber and Green Tea

Fancie Faves 

July 16, 2017 | No Comments

I love makeup just as much as the next girl. Just not so much in the summer. 🙈 There’s nothing fun about watching your beautiful masterpiece come together and then slide right off the second you walk outside. So tragic! You can always summer-proof your makeup routine by adding a matte primer, setting spray and switching […]

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Juvia's Place Nubian 2 Palette Swatches on Dark Skin

Juvia’s Place Nubian 2 Palette Swatches 

June 27, 2017 | No Comments

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 

June 25, 2017 | No Comments

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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