black|Up Cosmetics, founded by Ivorian Bernard Fabrice Mahabo in 1999, is the first upscale beauty brand dedicated free and modern black woman who is proud of her roots and absolutely anchored in her era. The Paris-based line is known for its range of professional-quality makeup that is developed by women of color and answers theContinue reading “BOBB Series: black|Up Cosmetics”
I’m kicking off Black History Month by honoring black owned beauty brands. Sacha Cosmetics is first up in this four part series.
As a Youtube beauty guru, I am a huge fan of Jaclyn Hill. She has a great personality, excellent techniques, and has garnered a huge following of over 2 million subscribers! JHill, as I affectionately call her, has collaborated with several brands as of late. Her Morphe Favorites Palette sold out twice and is covetedContinue reading “Becca Cosmetics: Champagne Pop by Jaclyn Hill”
The first time I heard about BH Cosmetics was when Destiny Godley, a YouTube Beauty Guru, used their brushes during one of her tutorials. I was so fascinated by the large fan brush and the packaging of the Pink-a-Dot brush set, that I had to see what this company was all about. So I checkedContinue reading “BH Cosmetics: Missy Lynn and Dark Rose Palettes (Review)”
Back in June, MAC released 22 shades of their mate lipsticks. Matte lips are incredibly popular right now, and MAC is always on trend, so it was the perfect opportunity for the cosmetic company to introduce some long awaited shades as well as some new amazing colors. The formula for MAC’s matte lipsticks is very moisturizing.Continue reading “My Favorites from MAC’s New Matte Lipsticks”
The new matte liquid lipstick trend seems to be here to stay, at least for the next few seasons. Many of the beauty world’s top brands are bringing us a beautiful array of colors to adorn our lips will. While many are transfer resistant, there are a few that are moisturizing formulas with a matteContinue reading “The Best Liquid Lipstick For That Perfect Pout”
As a makeup lover, and a bit of a boujie beauty guru, I don’t care for drug store foundations. Primarily because I cannot try before I buy, the undertones are usually too extreme, and I often need at least two colors to get a perfect match. Why spend $20 on foundations that are just OK,Continue reading “High End Foundation for Brown Beauties”
Last week, my mother and spent our Sunday morning at Sephora for a VIB Rouge private event to kick off Beauty Insider Appreciation Week. Sephora offered multiple points as a way for Beauty Insiders to stack their points for limited edition Epic Rewards at the end of the week. Well, my mother and I rackedContinue reading “How Sephora Broke My Heart”