How to Make Your Makeup Last All Day

Long hours of wear along with the summer heat can take a toll on your makeup. Here are the products you need to make sure your face is flawless all day. Continue reading “How to Make Your Makeup Last All Day”

I Refuse to Do Crazy Makeup Challenges

Due to the spike of interest in YouTube and blogging, the makeup world has started to become full of crazy trends and challenges. Most of them like the 100 layers of foundation challenge and full face using highlighters challenge are just being done for attention and entertainment purposes. Honestly, I’m so over it and I refuse to participate. Here’s why. Continue reading “I Refuse to Do Crazy Makeup Challenges”

Ultimate List of 100+ Black Owned Cosmetics: Hair + Makeup + Skincare

With the recent events of black men and women becoming victims to police brutality, black people have made a tremendous increase in the support of black owned businesses. After a lot of research, I came up with a list of black owned makeup, hair care, hair extensions, subscription boxes and even nail polishes. This list includes both well-known and recent startup companies. Continue reading “Ultimate List of 100+ Black Owned Cosmetics: Hair + Makeup + Skincare”

Introducing Black Owned Hair Care Company “Cute and Kinky” + Product Review

Cute and Kinky is a black owned, Dallas-based, natural hair care company. Let me also note that the company is cruelty free and all natural/organic, which is an added bonus. Founder and owner Kristen Muldrow is a naturalista herself so she knows exactly what is necessary when it comes to ingredients in natural hair products.  Continue reading “Introducing Black Owned Hair Care Company “Cute and Kinky” + Product Review”

Patchology Review: SmartMud Mask + PoshPeel

Patchology is one of the best in the game when it comes to skincare. Their concept of using patches to target specific areas of the face and body is one of the greatest. This limits your hands from coming in contact with creams and gels which can sometimes be messy. Patchology recently added a couple new products to their line: SmartMud No Mess Mud Masque and PoshPeel Pedi Cure. Patchology sent me both products and here are my honest reviews. Continue reading “Patchology Review: SmartMud Mask + PoshPeel”

LUSH Skincare Product Review: Aqua Marina, BB Seaweed + Vanishing Cream

I say this all the time and cannot stress it enough. The key to flawless makeup application is having great skin as a foundation. It is important to understand your skin type to know what will and will not work for you. Recently, I decided to try out some skincare products from LUSH Cosmetics. Continue reading “LUSH Skincare Product Review: Aqua Marina, BB Seaweed + Vanishing Cream”

Best Primers for Each Skin Type: High End + Drugstore

If you didn’t already know, primers are important when it comes to makeup application. A primer can be the difference between your makeup staying in place or you looking a hot mess at the end of the day. Primer is applied before your foundation to ensure maximum wear and give a flawless finish. There are primers for color correction, illumination, etc., but this post will only focus on skin type. Whether you have dry skin, oily skin or a combination of the two, there is a primer out there for you! Continue reading “Best Primers for Each Skin Type: High End + Drugstore”