Category Archives: red

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.

TSABD Edit: NEW Maybelline Baby Lips Color Balm Crayon & Vivid Matte Swatches on Dark Skin

maybelline lip colors swatches on dark skin

Heyyyyy, welcome to another edition of TSABD Edit!

Today we’re going through three somewhat recent launches from Maybelline—Maybelline Baby Lips Color Balm Crayon, new shades of Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid, and Maybelline Shaping Lip Liner. All items were sent to me from the brand for review consideration.


Gold Label Cosmetics Matte Lip Pen {Review + Swatches on Dark Skin}

gold label cosmetics matte lip pens

Heyyyy, ya’ll!

So as I reported earlier, Gold Label Cosmetics (they’re a vegan, indie, Black woman-owned makeup company) recently launched their new Matte Lip Pens. You can see the inaugural launch of their classic lipstick line with swatches on yours truly here. Gold Label Cosmetics sent over a few shades for review consideration.


Black Radiance Perfect Tone Matte Lip Color Swatches on Dark Skin

black radiance perfect tone matte lip color

Black Radiance recently launched six new shades of Black Radiance Perfect Tone Matte Lip Color. I picked up all six (I got them from their website—I find it hard to find all the colors in drugstores near me) and gave ’em a whirl.


MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour {Review + Swatches Dark Skin}

mac retro matte liquid lip colour

OK—super quick review because you won’t BELIEVE all the technical difficulties I went through with a 1:45 video…lol. So MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour. Let’s talk about it.


NEW Iman Luxury Moisturizing Lipstick Shades {Swatches on Dark Skin}

iman luxury moisturizing lipstick 3

Another quick review for you! Six new shades of Iman Luxury Moisturizing Lipstick are coming out this December and I have a sneak peek at three of those shades :)