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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 the looks. Continue reading Fenty Puma SS18 Beauty Breakdown w/ @FentyBeauty by Rihanna

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

I Need It Now: @narsissist Velvet Lip Glide

I need you to understand that the sun kinda rises and falls with Francois Nars and Nars Cosmetics. Even if I don’t have it to spend I have to know what’s coming next.

I haven’t had a chance try any yet but I am sweating the Nars Velvet Lip Glide. Continue reading I Need It Now: @narsissist Velvet Lip Glide

#SwatchWednesdays @BiteBeauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick – Kale

Kale Bite Beauty Lipstick on Dark Skin

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.  Continue reading #SwatchWednesdays @BiteBeauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick – Kale

#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 New York – Rich Ruby

Rich Ruby Maybelline New York Continue reading #SwatchWednesdays @Maybelline Rich Ruby Lipstick

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

Disclosure: I received this product from Black Radiance. All opinions are my own.

Black Radiance Soft Focus Finishing Powder Makeup For WOC. A lightweight powder that absorbs oil and gives sheer to light coverage. A perfect powder to use during warmer weather or as a setting powder.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. This kind of thing leaves many dark skin consumers out. Consumers who are ready to spend their money and be loyal to a brand forever. So I think Black Radiance fills that space. Continue reading Filling A Void: Black Radiance(@b_radiance) Soft Focus Finishing Powder

Does Your Age Dictate What Trends You Try? #BuryMeMondays

Does Your Age Dictate What Trends You Try

Things that we loved when we were younger don’t always work well for us when we’re older. At the same I think we avoid or let go of certain things because of our perceptions and not how it looks. There are lots of articles that talk about transitioning from THIS product to something more age appropriate and while that type of thinking has its place, I wonder if it stifles us.

So does your age dictate what you trends you try? Leave a comment below, use the #BuryMeMondays tag on Twitter, or send me a snap.

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Bite Beauty(@bitebeauty) and The Great No-Buy

Happy April! I hope March treated you well. I celebrated a birthday and it was pretty good. Now that we’re in a new month I want to get back on track with my blog. One of the ways I’m going to get back on track is by going on a no-buy until June. Continue reading Bite Beauty(@bitebeauty) and The Great No-Buy

How Do You Deal With Makeup Haters? #BuryMeMondays

How Do You Deal With Makeup Haters?

You love makeup, but someone in your life doesn’t. They want you to wear less. They want you to buy less. They don’t understand how you could get excited about lipstick, mascara, highlighter. They’re quick to tell you they don’t need it(so and?). Basically, they don’t know how to keep their f*#%ing mouths shut. So what do you do? Do you have a clapback ready or do you just let it roll off your back because they’re pressed enough for the both of you? Let me know in the comments.