I have grand plans. Plans that involve lipstick and photos and me wearing those lipsticks in said photos. I’m not sure how it’s all going to shake out. Some say the hardest part of doing something is taking the first step. That makes sense. Many talk themselves out of doing something before the first move is made. Now I just have to keep going.
K-Beauty. It’s so huge that what you once had to scour the internet for is now at Sephora, Ulta, and Amazon. So it was only a matter of time before American brands got into the mix with their own K-beauty inspired products. Continue reading e.l.f. Hydrating Bubble Mask Review→
Ole Henriksen recently dropped something new to get your skin right this fall, a trio of their Facial Waters. So what’s dope about this? Since Fall is here and Winter is coming(ha ha) cold winds and dry, hot air will be zapping the moisture from your skin so Ole Henriksen Facial Waters can be part of your defense against that.
BITE Beauty is an easy brand to like. They use great ingredients to make great products and don’t have a problem swatching products on various skintones. All of that makes it easy for me to spend my money with them because I don’t feel like an afterthought. That’s why I picked up two of their recently released products, The Multistick.
If you have loose powders then you know the struggle of product ending up in a pile on the sifter. It sucks and no matter how slow you open the lid it flies everywhere like you’re Lebron James. So here’s what you do to stop it. Continue reading How To: Hack Your Loose Powder Products→
Today’s question isn’t about what works and what doesn’t. Today’s question is about what you won’t even attempt to test out.
Once upon a time I stuck to dark lipsticks because I thought that’s what a dark skin black woman was supposed to do. Later, I had to push past all the shoulds and oughts when it came to my ideas about what lip colors were okay for me to wear. So I understand being apprehensive about trying something new.
So what’s a lip color you are scared to try? Reach out to me on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat(shantafabulous). And if you’re looking for inspiration there are lots women wearing different shades in the #nobarelips30 hashtag across social media.