Fenty Puma Spring Summer 18 Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Beauty Breakdown

Fenty Puma SS18 Beauty Breakdown w/ @FentyBeauty by Rihanna

It’s all coming up Rihanna with the release of Fenty Beauty last Friday and the debut of Fenty Puma by Rihanna for Spring/Summer 2018 on Sunday. I caught videos of the pink sugar mountains and motorcycles jumps on IG. It looked like a dope time. Below is a breakdown of how the artists pulled off […]

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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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 […]

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The Remix: @UltaBeauty or @Sephora? #BuryMeMondays

I’ve asked this question before but there’s been a recent development so I wanted to ask it again. Which do you love more, Ulta or Sephora? Chicago Tribune reports that “a limited portfolio” of NARS Cosmetics is coming to Ulta. There’s no telling which products will be included but this could be a game changer […]

Does Bad Press Affect Your Purchasing Choices BuryMeMondays

Does Bad Press Affect Your Purchasing Choices? #BuryMeMondays

It seems like one brand after another is doing something that rubs someone the wrong way. Marc Jacobs went full-on “I don’t see color” when called out for cultural appropriation for dreadlocks in his latest New York Fashion Week runway show but later apologized.

Who Makes The Best Blue Lipstick? #BuryMeMondays

When I began this blog almost 3 years ago there were only a handful of brands that made blue lipstick while everyone else was stuck on pinks and reds.  Blue was unconventional. Fast forward to now and brands from Anastasia Beverly Hills to NYX have some version of blue. So whose is the best? And […]

Bite Beauty Black Truffle On Dark Skin

Black Truffle @bitebeauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick Giveaway

This product was purchased by me. What? A giveaway? Yes! Enter for your chance to win Black Truffle Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick. This giveaway is USA only and 18+ to enter. Good luck! See a swatch here.   Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Black Truffle Giveaway

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 […]