Category Archives: Makeup Looks

Spring Two-Tone Pink Lip Tutorial on Dark Skin!

two-tone pink lip tutorial dark skin

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)


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

glitter eye makeup dark skin

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.


How to Stay BEAT in the HEAT (Keep Your Makeup from Melting this Summer!)


It’s summer and chances are if you read this blog, you also wear makeup. And chances are you clicked on this post because you want to know how to prevent makeup from melting during summer. I got you!


BECCA x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Review + Look on Dark Skin

becca x jaclyn hill champagne collection look dark skin swatch

So last week I gave you guys an overview of the BECCA x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection—if you missed it check it out here. BECCA invited me to the launch and I was in the house with some of my favorite BECCA people, blogger friends, and Youtubers and I got to take home the entire collection with me.


Get Ciara’s Affordable #MetGala Makeup Look!

hm eyeshadow palette

Don’t you just LOVE this time of year? I very much enjoy watching the red carpet looks at the Met Gala—the themes make it so much fun. One of my favorite looks from last night’s “fashion in the age of technology” theme was Ciara in a gorgeous halter top H&M dress. I also LOVED her makeup which was done by makeup artist extraordinare Yolonda Frederick using H&M beauty. The H&M team sent over the breakdown of the look—and it’s ALL affordably priced.


Quick Reminder: Don’t Forget Balance in Your Makeup Looks

makeup looks on dark skin

Balance is SUPER important. SUPER. In fashion balance is something like wearing skinny jeans because you’re wearing a voluminous top. Or a close-fitting top with wide leg pants. With makeup there’s SO much involved (i.e. finding the right foundation for your skin tone and type, switching formulas and shades as the seasons change, perfecting a winged liner, figuring out highlighting and contouring, etc.) that sometimes balance isn’t considered. But don’t forget balance, ya’ll!