Category Archives: colorful makeup

makeup that contains some bright color element

TSABD Edit: L’Oreal Colour Riche Matte Lipstick + Matte Lip Liner on Dark Skin

loreal colour riche matte lip liner colour riche matte lipstick

Hey folks, what's happening? How's your summer been going? I typically use the summer to lean back and not post as much as I typically do throughout the year—you know, try to use the time to go out and relax as well as get a ton of business-related work done. Coming up I have my beauty event at Space NK this Saturday (woo hoo!) and then next week is my birthday and I'm heading to Miami with my homey Trina from The Baby Shopaholic. I envision a ton of grownup shenanigans going down and I'll have a recap so stay tuned…lol.

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TSABD Edit: Maybelline Color Sensational Matte Metallics Lipstick on Dark Skin

maybelline colorsensational matte metallics

When you’ve been around the block a few times, you’ll know that most things aren’t “new.” A lot of the beauty trends we’re seeing now came from a few decades ago. One that I didn’t think I’d see come back so hard is metallic lipstick. I can’t think of metallic lipstick and NOT think of mid to late 1980s R&B music videos. Or my mom’s gold metallic lipstick stash. In fact I would wonder why brands like Black Radiance and Black Opal still had gold and copper lipstick in their offerings because it seemed dated, but shoot—they were just ahead of the pack.

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NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment Review + Swatches on Dark Skin

nars powermatte lip pigment

In “OMG F-I-N-A-L-L-Y” news, NARS has entered the liquid lipstick world. Except of course a name like “liquid lipstick” isn’t enough of a name for a brand like NARS. Nah. NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment is definitely more fitting.
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Urban Decay Naked Heat on Dark Skin + an $18 Dupe?

urban decay naked heat palette

Despite not needing any more eyeshadow palettes and also thinking I could pass because of the underwhelming swatches that Allure magazine’s Instagram account put out, I wound up biting the bullet and bought the Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette anyway. I could have waited to see if the palette would arrive in my blogger mail, but nah—I let thirst get the better of me…lol.

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TSABD Edit: Holographic Makeup on Dark Skin (BECCA Prismatic Amethyst, Kevyn Aucoin Ibiza, Sigma Lip Switch)

becca prismatic amethyst swatch dark skin

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 :)

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TSABD Edit: BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette, Flirt Ombre Lip Kit & Jay Manuel 3D Illuminator on Dark Skin

becca x chrissy glow face palette tsabd edit

Welcome to another TSABD Edit! If you’ve missed past TSABD Edits, you can look through the archives here.
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