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Shea Moisture Mineral Powder Foundation (Wet/Dry)

June 24th, 2016 · Comments Off on Shea Moisture Mineral Powder Foundation (Wet/Dry) · Cosmetics

If you love Shea Moisture’s marvelous (& natural!) hair & skin products, you should definitely give their cosmetics line a try. The products are cruelty-free and made in the USA. The ever-increasing selection currently includes products for the face, cheeks, lips and eyes. Though the line seems to be in limited release (I only see […]

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IT Cosmetics CC+ Radiance Ombré Bronzer

June 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on IT Cosmetics CC+ Radiance Ombré Bronzer · Cosmetics, Reviews

I first became aware of IT Cosmetics while flipping thru cable channels on a lazy weekend morning.  IT Cosmetics, along with its spokeperson/owner, is often featured on QVC.com. And I must say, the live before-and-afters on the models are quite amazing. The line includes foundations, primers, concealers, blushes, powders and more that are all supposed […]

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Nude / Natural Lipgloss & Lip Balms for Women of Color

July 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Nude / Natural Lipgloss & Lip Balms for Women of Color · Cosmetics, Reviews

Now that summer is REALLY here (this heat is ridiculous), it has made me want to lighten up my makeup routine a bit. My “go-to” lip shade for the cooler months is a medium brownish-pink as I find that this color complements my skin tone the best. I am just not that girl that likes […]

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Garnier Moisture Rescue Gel-Cream Review

February 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Garnier Moisture Rescue Gel-Cream Review · Cosmetics, Personal Care, Reviews, Skin Care, Skin Products

I have combo skin and I hate having too many layers of product on my face (moisturizer, sunscreen, foundation, etc.) Often times, if I don’t have the right kind of light moisturizer on hand, I will skip moisturizing and just apply my sunscreen. However, I have found this detrimental to my skin. Despite areas of […]

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A great mineral sunscreen for darker skins — no gray cast!

August 4th, 2014 · Comments Off on A great mineral sunscreen for darker skins — no gray cast! · Cosmetics, Personal Care, Skin Care

Have you ever used a mineral sunscreen that left your complexion looking totally “off”? Like with a gray or whitish cast? Very deathly? Well, if you have, you are gonna love this product I’m about to tell you about. I can’t even count all of the mineral sunscreens I have tried over the years. Too […]

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Maybelline Beauty Balms (BB Cream)

July 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Maybelline Beauty Balms (BB Cream) · Cosmetics, Reviews, Skin Care, Skin Products

  When it comes to BB creams, you will either love them or hate them. BB creams hail from Korean where women have been using them for years. They finally made their way across the world to our shores a few years ago and now almost every major US cosmetic brand has created a Beauty […]

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Drugstore Foundation Reviews!

June 29th, 2014 · Comments Off on Drugstore Foundation Reviews! · Cosmetics, Reviews

We all know how hard it can be to pick and choose a foundation. In department stores (and Sephora) you can ask for a sample to take home to test for a few days. At your local CVS, Walgreens, etc. that is just not possible. Of course, at certain drugstores (like Rite Aid) you can […]

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