Tag Archives: makeup

#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

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What Are Your Must Have Travel Products? #BuryMeMondays

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What Are Your Must Have Travel Products

The seats are smaller. The security line is longer. They might not give you a snack, but you still have to travel. Whether it’s for work, play, or some other obligation you need your travel-sized goods to get you through. So what are YOUR must-have travel products?

Tweet me with the hashtag #BuryMeMondays with your answer.

Affordable Alternative: @realtechniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

Real Techniques Miracle Sponge ($6.00) available at Ulta, Walgreens, Wal-Mart and other drugstores.

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.

 

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What’s The Best Liquid Lipstick? #BuryMeMondays

What's The Best Liquid Lipstick

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 the BEST liquid lipstick?

Use the #BuryMeMondays hashtag to tell me your pick for the best liquid lipstick or leave a comment below. I’m also on snapchat so send me snaps. :-)

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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