Category Archives: contouring

Bronzers for Dark Skin

Bronzers for Dark Skin

“Bronzers for dark skin?”

“But we’re already brown/bronze?”

“Why would I need bronzer?”

Many moons ago I, too, did not get the whole bronzer thing (well, I understood bronzer—just didn’t see it as for my skin tone), but back then not very many brands were making bronzers deep enough to make a difference on darker skin tones. But also many moons after that, I got my hands on some that did come deep enough and have been a bronzer fan since. I thought now would be an amazing time to do another bronzers for dark skin post because with it being winter and all, many of us can use a little extra glow.

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TSABD Edit: Reviewing & Swatching Powders for Dark Skin

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Welcome to the first TSABD Edit! If you missed my post on changes to how I’ll be blogging going forward, make sure you read it here. TSABD Edit is my new review series where you’ll still get the same authentic reviews you’re accustomed to, but they’ll be grouped by a theme. So instead of me doing say 20 individual reviews, I’ll instead do these once a week or once every two weeks and cover a group of products in one post. If a very popular limited edition product comes out and is available for me to get, I’ll get those out as quickly as possible and likely in its own individual post, but for the most part TSABD Edit is where you’ll now find a majority of the reviews on this site going forward—you can still check out past reviews here. You can expect to see TSABD Edit posts here on Tuesdays—make sure you subscribe to the blog to get email alerts about all new blog posts!

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Holiday Glitter Eye Makeup + Contour Look on Dark Skin Tutorial!

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Happy Holidays, ya’ll! I’m SUPER in the festive mood and this makeup tutorial is just one of MANY holiday posts to come. Stay tuned for gift guides, holiday outfit ideas, and muuuuch more. You can SUBSCRIBE to the blog here so you don’t miss a thing.

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Trying a Ton of Beauty Supply Store Makeup for the First Time on Camera

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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!

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Kat Von D Shade + Light Vault Is Coming For You and Your Wallet

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KVD fans rejoice because she just dropped a major surprise just in time for the holidays – the limited-edition Shade + Light Vault! This week Kat revealed on her Instagram that she’ll be releasing it on October 24th and fans lost it. The vault will carry all of products in the Shade + Light collection and will make all your contouring dreams come true. From the Shade + Light Contour Palette to the Eye Contour Quad and Eye Contour Palette, you’ll be rejoicing in all of the “fleekiness” that will result from this purchase. At $200, the product is a pretty big investment, but there’s nothing wrong with a little self-indulging, am I right? Keep reading for a peek at what will be inside the Kat Von D Shade + Light Vault.

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