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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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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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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Fenty Beauty Swatches First Impressions on Dark Skin

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna is Here & it’s Magical!

Rihanna set the beauty world on fire over the weekend and we’re all feeling the heat! The much anticipated Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launched Friday exclusively at Sephora. And it’s all anyone can talk about. For good reason, too! Fenty Beauty took us all by storm upon release. Rihanna kept everything under wraps until the official launch date (September 8th) including […]

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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

‘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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Milani Strobelight Instant Glow Powder Swatches on Dark Skin

Milani Strobelight Instant Glow Powder Swatches

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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Juvia's Place Saharan Blush Palette Volume I Swatches on Dark Skin

Juvia’s Place Saharan Blush Palette Volume I Swatches 

Juvia’s Place randomly dropped 2 new blush palettes on us last month and the makeup world spontaneously combusted! Okay, it wasn’t that massive of a launch. But it was still a huge deal because now we get matching blushes, highlighter and bronzer to pair with our favorite Juvia’s Place eyeshadow palettes like Masquerade. When I first saw the announcement, […]

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Urban Decay x Jean-Michael Basquiat Collection Swatches on Dark Skin

Urban Decay x Jean-Michael Basquiat Collection Swatches 

Happy Sunday, makeup lovers! Before I jump right in to some Skincare Sunday goodies, I just have to show you the amazing new, limited edition Urban Decay x Jean-Michael Basquiat Makeup As Art Collection. It’s been a long time since I’ve been excited about an Urban Decay collection. The last Urban Decay collection to catch my eye was […]

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