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TSABD Edit: Holographic Makeup on Dark Skin (BECCA Prismatic Amethyst, Kevyn Aucoin Ibiza, Sigma Lip Switch)
Heyyyy! Welcome to yet another TSABD Edit!
Holographic makeup has been making its way through the beauty world and if you were wondering if the “intergalactic unicorn” look was for your dark skin, you need to keep scrolling through this post, boo! I’ll be going over some holographic makeup on dark skin :)
TSABD Edit: BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette, Flirt Ombre Lip Kit & Jay Manuel 3D Illuminator on Dark Skin
Welcome to another edition of #TSABDEdit! I usually only post these once a week on Tuesdays, but I have a bit of a backlog of products and want to clear out my pipeline so I can work on some other projects. So here we go!
Welcome back to another edition of TSABD Edit!
I’ve been a fan of the BECCA Cosmetics brand since they first launched in the U.S. at Bergdorf Goodman and at the Plaza Hotel’s beauty level back around 2005. The brand started by an Australian makeup artist had quite an extensive range of shades (over 30 at first launch I believe) and I marveled at the fact that there were a number of shades deeper than my skintone—I’m typically the deepest or second to deepest shade in some ranges and that’s IF the range even goes that deep—AND that they had deeper shades and more than one undertone. I also admired the type of makeup looks you’d see in BECCA Cosmetics promo images: healthy, glowing skin; groomed brows and supple lips.
Listen, I have my apprehensions about what appears to me as BECCA Cosmetics, long known as a brand that has SO MANY FOUNDATION shades—I’m talking RANGE FOR DAYS, dwindling down on their extensive range in exchange for “flexible” complexion products. Basically this means being able to still cater to a very wide range of skin tones—maybe even the same number as before, but with fewer products. I can’t be mad at a brand that can lessen its SKUs and still cater to darn near everybody. What I worry about though is perception because folks who don’t know the brand or who may not initially get what “flexible shades” means may feel excluded and not support the brand :/ I’m not so sure that the richly complected melanin beauty who might have worn BECCA’s deepest shade of Cacao might fit into the new flexible shade range. But on the same token, perhaps the brand wasn’t seeing a high enough demand for the shade. I don’t know. This is all my own speculation.
I reviewed and loved BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation, and now we have the BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Concealer—a water-rich concealer with staying power like nobody’s business. BECCA sent over the 9 flexible shade range.