The Best Shades of Orange Blush for Brown Skin

The Best Shades of Orange Blush for Women of Color

Many people don’t believe me when I tell them that Orange is a universal shade that works for Woman of Color. It’s almost as taboo as saying that all women can wear red lipstick, which they can. Plus I’ve already shown you how to rock a fabulous red lip like Taylor Swift in this post. Read More

Makeup Counter Confessions.

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So, you and a friend are at your favorite cosmetics counter and you aren’t exactly sure what you’re looking for. One of the employees approaches you and asks if you need any help. What do you do? A. Don’t make eye contact. Say “just looking” and proceed to put on the first lipstick you see. Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: Must Have Eyebrow Tools.

Must Have Eyebrow Tools

Eyebrows are the most important part of a woman’s face. Sometimes they are the first thing that a person notices when talking to you. Brows can come in all types of flavors. Last year the “Power  Brow“  was in trend and I’m still waiting for these God awful concealer brows to just disappear.  I personally Read More

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup

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TheFabZilla: Spring has sprung at TheFabZilla. Check out Guerlain Les Tenders Spring 2015 Makeup Collection Feat. Meteorites Compact 3 Medium and Kiss Kiss Rosy Silk Painted Ladies: Puzzled by nail art? Sheila breaks down 4 easy nail art techniques that will have your manis looking fancy in a flash. Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog: Looking for Read More

How to Pack Your Travel Makeup Bag.

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Packing a travel makeup bag can be a daunting task for someone like myself that owns enough makeup to fill up a section in Sephora. I’ve been traveling a lot lately and with three more trips in the book this year, and probably more to come, I’ve learned a couple of things when it comes Read More

Milani Cosmetics Color Statement Moisture Matte Lipsticks for Spring 2015

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Milani Cosmetics has done it again! Introducing the Colore Statement Moisture Matte Lipsticks for new for the Spring 2015 Collection.  With eight luxe, color-true shades inspired by the runways of Milan, these kissably soft and hydrating shades will keep you picture perfect all day.  Stay tuned to the blog for upcoming swatches of the collection. Read More

NARS Cosmetics Eye Opening Act Collection

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Get excited about the latest in beauty from NARS Cosmetics! For January 2015, NARS Cosmetics introduces a limited-edition collection that delivers captivating range and dimension for eyes.  Warm and Cool Eyeshadow palettes head up NARS Cosmetics Eye Opening Act  Collection with the new Matte Velvet Shadow sticks that intensify the eyes following close behind. The illuminating  Multiple Read More

The Art of Applying Mascara with Q-Tips

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When prepping to go out to a party the last thing you want to do is ruin your makeup when applying mascara. I know I’m not the only one this has happened to. It’s like your lower lid lashes set you up for failure each and every time. Since I would constantly be that girl Read More

NARS HardWired Lipsticks Review

Nars Cosmetics HardWired Lipstick Femme Fleur and Deadly Catch

The Nars Holiday 2014 collection is  as usual everything we’ve ever desired. What I was most excited about were the Nars Cosmetics HardWired Lipsticks which come in a new formula made exclusively for the Holiday 2014 collection . I’ve been sold on Nars lipsticks since day one and my latest finds from the Audacious Collection really Read More

Rock Red Lipstick like Taylor Swift!

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So I’m rocking out to Taylor Swifts newest album 1989 and I can’t help but be a bit jealous of her. No, it’s not for her amazing vocals or her “I could give a damn what you think about me” attitude that she not so discretely conveys throughout her songs. I’m jealous of Tay Tay Read More

Beauty Secrets Revealed with PONDS + Rockettes


This story is sponsored by Ponds but all opinions are my own. My skin care routine is no secret. I typically stick with products that are going to do two things. 1. Get my skin clean and 2. Keep it clear.  Now, I’m not one to workout in makeup. I’m usually always wiping my face and Read More

Limited Edition Holiday Beauty Gift Guide

Limited Edition Holiday Beauty Guide

We’ve officially passed Halloween, and now it’s time to start getting into the Holiday frame of mind. Of course, by all means prepare for Thanksgiving and eat to your hearts content but you always need to be plotting, er I mean planning out your Holiday Beauty Buys because this is the best time to get Read More

It Cosmetics Radiance Palette- Get it for the Blush!

It Cosmetics Radiant Palette

Product provided for review. Let me set the stage. You see an amazing beauty product in the store, I mean the packaging alone has you sold, and everyone is raving about it. You pick it up, take it home, and can’t wait to try it out, only to find that well only one out of Read More