Category Archives: Drugstore Foundation & Concealer

TSABD Edit: NYX Total Control Foundation + Diorskin Forever Foundation on Dark Skin

NYX Total Control + Diorskin Foundations review swatches dark skin


Wet N Wild Photo Focus Foundation Will Come in NEW Deeper Shades


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.


This $5 Black Radiance Foundation?!?! {Quick Review + Swatches of All 6 Shades} #SwatchesInSeptember


If you can find a good match in Black Radiance Color Perfect Liquid Make-Up, you’ll score a pretty good foundation for just $5. A while back when I was going on a swatch-binge and looking for products to include on the blog, I bought a bunch of Black Radiance and of course had to include the foundation. And these plus a bunch of other products that are patiently waiting to be swatched is why I started #SwatchesInSeptember.


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An $8 Contour Kit for Deep Dark Skin?!?!

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A little while back I saw that Cocoa Swatches retweeted from @CutCreaseMom about some $10 contour kits from Amazon. I get SO MUCH of my everyday business necessities from Amazon and have also found that you can get a ton of beauty items—-even department store brands for less than what you would normally pay. I ordered a travel tripod and a cream and a powder contour kit in the deepest shades (see the other shades here).


SheaMoisture Weightless Shea Serum Foundation Review + Swatches on Dark Skin {16 Shades!}

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You guys went crazy when I posted images of a few shades of the new SheaMoisture Weightless Shea Serum Foundation on my Facebook as well as my Instagram. And who could blame you—even with just the six shades I had in my post, do you see that RANGE? When I saw the deepest shade I immediately wanted to book a trip to the Caribbean to work on my tan…lol.