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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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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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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