Category Archives: colorful makeup

makeup that contains some bright color element

Urban Decay Naked Heat on Dark Skin + an $18 Dupe?

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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)

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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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TSABD Edit: LA Girl Pro Contour Cream & Powder + LA Girl Just Blushing on Dark Skin

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LA Girl Cosmetics recently launched some new items (or at least they’re new to me) on their site and I decided to scoop them up out of my own curiosity and of course to review them here. I got LA Girl Pro Contour Cream in Medium-Deep and Deep; LA Girl Pro Counter Powder in Medium-Deep and Deep; and LA Girl Just Blushing in Just Love (a bright pink) and Just for Fun (a bright orange).

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Spring Two-Tone Pink Lip Tutorial on Dark Skin!

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It always takes me FOREVER to get into spring—but blame it on my living in NYC where spring sometimes doesn’t really come until it’s nearly May and then it’s only here for like a week and then it’s basically summer weather until September…lol. But I do like to dabble in spring beauty trends—it makes me feel like I can join in with everyone else, even if I’m doing so while still wearing my winter coat over my t-shirt. (Meanwhile, it’ll be almost 80 degrees today and then back in the 50s next week. SMH)

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Blush for Dark Skin

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This post is a bit of a hybrid—part single product review, part guide. I also have a series on blush for dark skin that you can check out here. Also check out more blush swatches, reviews, and more here.

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