Black Radiance True Complexion Soft Focus Finishing Powder Milk Chocolate Finish - One of 3 shades from Black Radiance. This one is the darkest shade and may be suited for people with red undertones.

Filling A Void: Black Radiance(@b_radiance) Soft Focus Finishing Powder

Disclosure: I received this product from Black Radiance. All opinions are my own. For the brown girl living in a world where department store brands may not be within reach Black Radiance can be the plug. I’ve been in drugstores that stock up to the first dark foundation shade when 2 or 3 follow it. […]

Ever Elusive: Melt Cosmetics Blow and DGAF

(Note: This is a repost from Nov 2014) After months and months of waiting for Melt to restock some of their popular colors I was able to get Blow and DGAF this month. Blow is a pretty matte green and DGAF is dark matte blue. Unfortunately, DGAF is sold out again with no clear restock […]

New 2015 Milani Matte Lipsticks

Gimme More Mattes: Milani Cosmetics Matte Lipsticks Photos + Swatches

First, let me say I had no idea that Milani was coming out with new lipsticks this summer. Last I heard new lipsticks would be out this Fall so it took me by surprise to see the display in Walgreens. In my excitement, I snatched up these 6(there are 8 total) with the quickness.

2 Lipsticks From Black Radiance: Plum Orchid and Reggae Red

I can’t help but buy Black Radiance lipsticks. At less than $2 how can I not? I picked up Reggae Red and Plum Orchid mostly on whim. An instagram post from Black Radiance didn’t make it hard either. I reviewed two of these before and I think these good lipsticks. They’re at a price that […]

First Impression: Black Radiance(@b_radiance) Comes CORRECT

Disclosure: This product was sent to me. All opinions are my own. I rock with Black Radiance(and their sister company Wet N Wild) when it comes to eyeshadows. They’re pigmented and won’t hurt your pockets. So if you’re looking for something good for the low-low then this is it.

You Need SPF Everyday.

You Need SPF. Everyday.

So let’s dead this. You need sunscreen everyday. EVERYDAY. Indoors, outdoors, while working in an office, at a counter, handing out flyers, whatever. Put it on. Reapply as needed and be active in preventing skin cancer and excessive aging of your skin. Now, maybe you’re wondering where this is coming from. Today, The Cut put […]

Cetaphil Derma Control Oil Control Moisturizer

Quick Take: Cetaphil Derma Control Oil Control Moisturizer

A couple of weeks ago Aprill of Glitter Gloss Garbage tweeted some brown girl friendly sunscreen options. I was running low on my usual so I decided to give one of her rec’s, Cetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Moisturizer, a shot.

Wet N Wild MegaLast Liquid Lip

A Tight, Sticky Mess: Wet N Wild Megalast Liquid Lip Color

You know how it goes. You’re bored and maybe you have a few bucks burning a hole in your pocket so you say “I’ll buy that lip product I saw so and so talking about.” You get lucky and there it is, beauty at a bargain in your drugstore. So you go home eager to […]

Maybelline Master Drama Cream Eye Pencil – Vibrant Violet

I’m usually a wooden pencil kind of makeup addict when it comes to eyeliners. In general, they haven’t done me wrong but I wanted to give something else a shot so I grabbed Maybelline Master Drama Creme Eye Pencil in Vibrant Violet. retractable pencil oil free smudgeproof and waterproof for 16 hours safe for sensitive […]

Some Contouring Love: MUFE 5 Camouflage Cream Palette

Contouring is a HUGE deal. Some people swear by it(You’ve seen Instagram) while others aren’t too keen on it. It’s the new thing and an old trick all at the same time. It doesn’t really matter where you fall on it to me, I’m just here to give another option that I haven’t seen getting […]