Blogger Event at Vega Vitality

I had the pleasure of attending the Blogger Appreciation event at Vega Vitality Beauty and Wellness Center in Boston, Ma. The event was hosted by blogger, YouTuber, and branding coach, Lisa Jean-Francois (Lisa a la Mode). Bloggers were treated to a beautiful spread of bellinis, baked goods, and cheeses (which were delicious) and we allContinue reading “Blogger Event at Vega Vitality”

BOBB Series: Black Opal & Radiance

When asked about the most relevant Black Owned cosmetic companies out there, Black Opal and Black Radiance are in the top 5. These brands have been around for over two decades and are mainstays in the drugstore faves of WOCs. So let’s discuss! Black Opal and Black Radiance, the history of these brands and why theyContinue reading “BOBB Series: Black Opal & Radiance”

LA Splash Harry Potter Lippies

This one is for all of my Harry Potter lovers out there, and I know there are quite a few of you. Yes ladies, I’m challenging YOU to be bold with your lip color. WOCs generally have full lips, so why not use them as a canvas for spellbinding beauty? LA Splash has debuted 17 new matteContinue reading “LA Splash Harry Potter Lippies”

Becca Cosmetics: Champagne Pop by Jaclyn Hill

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”

BH Cosmetics: Missy Lynn and Dark Rose Palettes (Review)

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)”

My Favorites from MAC’s New Matte Lipsticks

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”

Love It or Leave It: ColourPop Ultra Matte Lippies

ColourPop is a LLC owned and operated by a small team in Los Angeles, CA. The cruelty-free cosmetic brand has skyrocketed into the popular beauty realm through social media, and praise from popular YouTubers like Jaclyn Hill, Destiny Godley, and MannyMUA. At the beginning of the month, ColourPop debuted their contribution to the liquid lipstickContinue reading “Love It or Leave It: ColourPop Ultra Matte Lippies”

High/Low Concealer for WOC

For women of color (WOC), it is not often easy to find great concealers for highlighting that aren’t too light. The shade ranges are limited, and not just in the drug stores. For very dark complexions, the choices are usually MAC, Lancome, CoverGirl Queen, or Iman, but I have a few more brands to shareContinue reading “High/Low Concealer for WOC”

High End Foundation for Brown Beauties

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”