Category Archives: Makeup Swatches

Blush for Dark Skin

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This post is a bit of a hybrid—part single product review, part guide. I also have a series on blush for dark skin that you can check out here. Also check out more blush swatches, reviews, and more here.

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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.

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The Best Neutral Eyeshadow Palettes for Dark Skin

best neutral eyeshadow palettes for dark skin

Heyyyy, party people!

Today we’re getting into the best neutral eyeshadow palettes for dark skin. I’m contemplating making a makeup basics video on how to nail your eye makeup every time—if you’d be interested in seeing that, leave me a comment—make sure you’re subscribed to my Youtube channel!

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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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