Category Archives: Makeup Swatches

TSABD Edit: Maybelline Inti-Matte Nudes, Strobing Liquid & Expert Wear Shadows on Dark Skin

maybelline strobing liquid inti-matte nude lipsticks

Welcome back to #TSABDEdit!

In today’s edit I’m taking you through some recent Maybelline launches: Maybelline Color Sensational Inti-Matte Nudes, Maybelline Master Strobing Liquid Illuminating Highlighter, and Maybelline Expert Wear Eyeshadow.

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TSABD Edit: BECCA Priming Filters + Soft Light Blurring Powder

Becca Glow Glossary- First Light & Backlight Priming Filters + Soft Light Blurring Powder

Welcome back to another edition of TSABD Edit!

I’ve been a fan of the BECCA Cosmetics brand since they first launched in the U.S. at Bergdorf Goodman and at the Plaza Hotel’s beauty level back around 2005. The brand started by an Australian makeup artist had quite an extensive range of shades (over 30 at first launch I believe) and I marveled at the fact that there were a number of shades deeper than my skintone—I’m typically the deepest or second to deepest shade in some ranges and that’s IF the range even goes that deep—AND that they had deeper shades and more than one undertone. I also admired the type of makeup looks you’d see in BECCA Cosmetics promo images: healthy, glowing skin; groomed brows and supple lips.

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

NYX Total Control + Diorskin Foundations review swatches dark skin

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TSABD Edit: New Lip Paints on Dark Skin (L’Oreal Infallible Paints + Make Up For Ever Artist Acrylip)

loreal infallible lip paints dark skin make up for ever artist acrylip swatches dark skin

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.

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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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