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TSABD Edit: New Lip Paints on Dark Skin (L’Oreal Infallible Paints + Make Up For Ever Artist Acrylip)
Welcome to the second TSABD Edit! If you missed the first one, check it out here. TSABD Edit is the new way I’ll be doing product reviews—you can follow all TSAD Edit posts here and SUBSCRIBE to the blog here so you don’t miss ANY updates.
Back in September I was invited out to Brooklyn for a special early sneak peek of wet n wild’s 2017 launches. There are a ton of new products coming our way in January, but naturally I zeroed in on the foundations since they added new deeper shades to the lineup. Though the company that owns wet n wild also owns Black Radiance, we haven’t seen much crossover (okay, we haven’t seen ANY crossover) in complexion shades since—well, maybe EVER.
OK so this will be super quick because I want you to focus on the video (and subscribe to my Youtube channel…lol).
Oh shoot—e.l.f. has gone all LUXE on us with their latest brush collection!
I’m willing (and have been willing) to invest in makeup brushes and tools when it comes to items I’d be using pretty often in my routine because I need them to last. I have brushes I bought ten years ago that although the numbers and names may have rubbed off the handles, those babies are still ticking. But sometimes I may want to try a different type of brush and don’t want to spend a ton or one that I know I’m not going to use that often to justify a higher price tag. I have a few e.l.f. brushes from their regular line that I paid $3-5 for that I love. So it was really exciting to see the new elf Beautifully Precise Brush line.
Beauty supply store makeup has come a LONG way especially since I was a teen. Nowadays you can find a wide range of shades for darker skin tones AND many beauty supply stores are now equipped with testers making them much easier to shop than some drugstores. I’ve reviewed tons of makeup you can find at the beauty supply store (L.A. Girl, NYX Cosmetics—yep, NYX is sold at a lot of the beauty supply stores near me, etc), but I wanted to try a few things I’d never tried before and had this crazy idea to do it all on camera for the first time…lol. It was—interesting…lol. See for yourself in the video below!