Best Foundation of 2017: Too Faced Born This Way Foundation in Mahogany, Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer in 26 Amber, Dior DiorSkin Nude Air Serum Foundation in 060 Mocha, Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation in 355, Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation in 420

Best of Beauty 2017: Foundation

Happy New Year! I know we’re already fresh into 2018. But I still wanted to share my favorite beauty products of 2017 with you! I can’t think of a better way to kiss 2017 goodbye. I’ve tried so many different new products. As well as rediscovered some old favorites. Unfortunately, last year left me super […]

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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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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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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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