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 […]

What’s Your Favorite @MilaniCosmetics Product? #BuryMeMondays

Are you a lipstick fan? Do you like their mascaras and eyeliners? What about the eyeshadows? I’m partial to the lipsticks, but I know other people love the blushes. Share this post by clicking below and let me know your fave.  

What's The Best Liquid Lipstick

What’s The Best Liquid Lipstick? #BuryMeMondays

Once upon a time, the liquid lipstick game was held down by one or two brands and the lipstick bullet reigned supreme. But times change. From drugstore to department store, the liquid lip is here and there are enough on the market now to know which one YOU think is the best. So tell me what’s […]

5 Things To Remember If You're A Makeup Beginner

5 Things To Remember If You’re a Make-up Beginner

photo credit: CreateHerStock Drugstores Are Your Friend With some exceptions, just about everything you need to get your feet wet when it comes to makeup is at your local Walgreens, CVS, Wal-Mart, Duane Reade, whatever. You might see $20, $40, $60 and say to yourself good makeup is out of your reach but it’s not. [...]

How Do You Deal With Makeup Haters? #BuryMeMondays

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 […]

#NoBareLips30 Are You In? #BuryMeMondays

What is #nobarelips30? It’s month long photo challenge for WOC to showcase their love of lip color and themselves. This challenge was created by @keikokaveri in 2013 and is in its 4th season. The challenge runs December  11, 2015 – January 16, 2016 but don’t feel like you’ve missed out since it’s already started. You […]

Save and Splurge: Vampy Lip Edition

I’m a woman who likes options or at least that’s what I tell myself when I pick up something that may or may not look similar to something I already own. So today I have a few swatches of some vampy lip options for you. One is on the high side while the others are […]

What’s Your Makeup Buying Excuse? #BuryMeMondays

If you’re anything like me you probably buy makeup for no reason at times. Now of course you have a “reason” but you know and I know that it’s probably more of an excuse than satisfying a true need like replacing something. Nevertheless, I want to know your makeup buying excuse. What do you tell […]

What’s The Worst Beauty Advice You’ve Heard? #BuryMeMondays

You’ve heard it. You’ve snickered at it. You probably tried it and learned from experience how wrong it was. So what’s the worst beauty advice you’ve heard? The one that gets me is “reviving” your dried out mascara with eye drops. With mascara prices running less than $5 there’s no reason to revive anything. If […]

Maybelline New York Colorblur

3 Color Blurs To Try From @maybelline

The Maybelline New York Colorblur by Lipstudio is a cream matte pencil with a blurring smudger that allows you to create different looks with the product. You can do a full-on bold look or use the smudger for barely there look. I’m not that big on the smudger. Some of the blurred look cool like […]