The Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge is an afforable alternative to the BeautyBlender.

Affordable Alternative: @realtechniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

The Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge is legit. I haven’t tried a bunch of beautyblender alternatives and I am a beautyblender junkie, but this is on par with that product. If someone came to me and said “$20 is too steep for a sponge.” I’d point them to Real Techniques.  

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. […]

Does Your Age Dictate What Trends You Try

Does Your Age Dictate What Trends You Try? #BuryMeMondays

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 […]

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick Radish on Dark Skin WOC

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.

What's Your Skincare Sin BuryMeMondays

What’s Your Skincare Sin? #BuryMeMondays

Now’s the time to lay it all out on the table. When it comes to skincare what’s your sin? Are you skimping on sunscreen? Are you overexfoliating? Are you forgetting to wash off your makeup more than every once in awhile? When it comes to skincare where can you do better?

Color Correction with Mahalia Wells

Color Correction Q&A with Mahalia Wells(@MACnMahalia)

Color correcting. Color Correction. It’s everywhere, but you may be at loss when it comes to the makeup technique. So I reached out to former MAC Cosmetics artist and all-around dope lady, Mahalia Wells (@MACnMahalia), to give you an overview of color correction and her opinions on the trend. A few times a week she […]

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. [...]

Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor – HD Love

Matte liquid lips. The trend that never ends and Revlon has jumped into the fray with their Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor.

5 Reasons I Say F*** Emily’s Feelings From The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada is one of my absolute favorite movies and this year it’s turning 10. Yes, the movie about the girl with the job a million girls would kill for has been out for a whole decade. So I thought I would break down my 5 reasons Andy(Anne Hathaway) shouldn’t give a damn […]