Kevyn Aucoin Molten Lip Colors and Neo Setting Powder Review on Medium Brown Skin

I remember back when I’d just started getting serious about a career in Make Up Artistry. I dove into all things Make Up Artist history and wanted to immerse myself in learning techniques from influential Make Up Artist that would help me nail down the important basic. While attending the Make Up Show NYC I kept hearing about the late renowned makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin and realized that I probably should get hip to who he was. After the show, I purchased his book “Face Forward” and used that book along with several others to practice my techniques. Fast forward…

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Swatches on Medium Brown Skin

This month I had the opportunity to attend my first VIB Rouge exclusive event. I’d never gone before because well #broke and I usually had to work. This time, though, I was armed with gift cards and so ready to play in makeup. The invite that was sent out showed some exclusive new items that I already had on my wishlist thanks to SnapChat and Instagram. At this particular VIB Rouge event, we were getting first dibs on several of the new launches. One highly anticipated item, in particular, was the Urban Decay Vice Lipsticks which had already been making…

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Milani Cosmetics color Statement Must Haves

This is a Guest Post by Aprill from Glitter.Gloss.Garbage.com       Milani released so many new lipsticks this year and you’ve seen the swatches, but you are not sure what colors are ‘must haves’? Aprill to the rescue! Here are my picks for Milani Color Statement must have’s. Milani Violet Volt– No, it’s not a dupe for MAC Heroine, but it is bold and beautiful enough to stand on it’s own. It’s a beautiful red toned violet with a creamy texture and a semi-glossy finish. Make this your weekend lipppie! Milani Dulce Caramelo– If you are looking for a…

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Milani Cosmetics Naturals and Browns ColorStatement Lipsticks

Have you been looking for an affordable lipstick collection that’s office friendly and women of color friendly? We’ll meet the Milani ColorStatement Lipsticks in Naturals and Browns. The Naturals and Browns are every women’s dream, I mean I’ve said this before but there is seriously a color for everyone! I was surprised to see that even the lightest shades are workable with a little lip lining and glossing. Like the other collections (Reds and Oranges) (Pinks and Corals), the Naturals and Browns comes in an array of finishes however this is the only set that does not contain a Matte…

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Milani Color Statement Lipsticks Corals and Pinks

Milani has done it again, this time bring us the newest additions to their Color Statement Lipstick Family, the Pinks and Corals. I was really excited when I saw these because unlike the Reds and Oranges you can really see the difference in all the shades from this set. There are seven lipsticks in the Pinks and Corals entourage with one re-promote “Rose Hip”.  Like the Reds and Oranges, the formulas vary so there is something for everyone to try.  I won’t bore you with anymore details so check out the swatches below!     Pink Frost is a Metallic Rose colored…

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