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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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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Natural Foundation Routine + Makeup Look on Dark Skin: Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Long Wear Foundation in 420, Fenty Beauty Match Stix Matte in Suede, Maybelline Fit Me Loose Finishing Powder in 35 Deep, Back Radiance True Complexion Contour Palette in Medium to Dark

Natural Foundation Routine with Fenty Beauty

Normally when people think of makeup they automatically think layers of cake face. Or drag queen makeup. Makeup is so much more than that! Makeup is meant to enhance your God-given features and highlight your unique, natural beauty. You don’t have to completely rearrange or alter your face! I always receive compliments on how natural my makeup […]

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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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