Black Radiance Black Diamond Lip Gloss

Black Radiance(@b_radiance) Brilliant Effects Lip Gloss – Black Diamond

Last Wednesday’s post was about black lipstick from Black Radiance. This Wednesday is about a black lip gloss from the same brand.

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The $2 Drugstore Black Lipstick You Need Right Now

I’m always here for a black lip. I’ve loved it since high school. However, Cover Girl and Maybelline stuck to pinks, reds, mauves, and browns back then so the only black lipstick option was a beauty supply store. But times, as they say, change and now you’re just as likely to spot a black lipstick as […]

swatches of lipstick on dark skin

5 Things To Remember About Lipstick Swatching: @MilaniCosmetics Lipstick Swatches

1. You find out which lipsticks apply well and which lipsticks need a brush. As far as these swatches Matte Luxe is not a lipstick that applied well from the bullet and I'm lucky I got it to work with a brush. 2. You will exfoliate your lips then find out you need to exfoliate more. Some of [...]
swatches of lipstick on dark skin

Swatches, Swatches, Swatches: The Beginning

This post contains affiliate links. 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 […]

Bite Beauty The Multistick

#SwatchWednesdays @BiteBeauty Multisticks – Cocoa and Nectar

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 […]

Bite Beauty Black Truffle On Dark Skin

#SwatchWednesdays @BiteBeauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick – Black Truffle

It’s Swatch Wednesday! Ow ow ow! Today’s swatch is Black Truffle from Bite Beauty. I love a dark lip and this is some vampy realness. Black Truffle is a black violet and part of the Sweet and Savory Amuse Bouche shades that came out a few months ago. Stay tuned for some dupes as well.

#SwatchWednesdays @Maybelline Bolds Pitch Black

This post contains affiliate links. UPDATE: Check out an alternative for this lipstick ====>here I’m back with another #SwatchWednesdays post but this one is a bit of a bust. I snapped this swatch of Maybelline’s Pitch Black from their latest Bolds collection earlier this week but decided it needed to live here for all to […]

Kale Bite Beauty Lipstick on Dark Skin

#SwatchWednesdays @BiteBeauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick – Kale

I’m back with another lipstick for #swatchwednesdays. This is Kale, a deep hunter green with black. Kale is part of the Sweet and Savory Amuse Bouche lipsticks from Bite Beauty. If you’re a dark or black lipstick lover this could be one for you. 

Rich Ruby Lipstick Maybelline New York

#SwatchWednesdays @Maybelline Rich Ruby Lipstick

I’m trying something new today. My goal is to get more makeup on the blog so you, the reader, can see how it looks. That doesn’t require a bunch of words so let me know what you think of #swatchwednesdays. Tweet me @shantafabulous and I’ll be back next week with another lipstick or blush. Maybelline […]