Make up

The fall and winter months are real bittersweet time for those of us who wear makeup. On one hand, we don't have to worry about sweating off our lipstick and foundation or having a million different products layered on our faces while the sun is mercilessly blaring on us all...
prevent makeup from getting on your mask
Suffering from makeup transfer to your mask? Jackie Aina has the perfect solution that you can use to prevent makeup from getting on your mask. The pandemic has truly introduced us to new predicaments and dilemmas in all areas of life, and how we wear our makeup is no different. If...
I personally believe that if you can master shaping your eyebrows you are already halfway there with mastering your perfect natural face. With that said I have no problem admitting that while I love featuring great beauty content I am not great with my own makeup. However, I am always...
M.A.C Cosmetics
M.A.C Cosmetics has always collaborated with the most noted celebrity musicians including the likes of Aaliyah, Rihanna, Selena Quintanilla and Mariah Carey. We can now add Teyana Taylor to this growing list. Teyana Taylor recently shared the news on Instagram with the following message:   View this post on Instagram   Wow yo! I...
Justine Skye and The Lip Bar
Songstress and Island Gyal herself Justine Skye has collaborated with one of our favourite brands The Lip Bar to bring us a cute little collection. According to Justine the collection is an ode to her Jamaican heritage and includes The Island Gyal Cheek and Eye Palette, Eyeland Ting Blue Eyeliner,...
Lupita and Zendaya look stunning in Lancome's latest ad that featured both of their ambassadors together for an inclusive and diverse campaign. Lupita shared the ad on her social media pages with the caption *Brown Skin Girls*: View this post on...
Yesterday I read a story about a Detroit woman and mom of five who shared that she was often ridiculed for the her dark complexion. The thing is what one person meant for bad is now the coolest thing in the world because she is NOW the face of...
For some of us with darker skin, our comfort zone is the best place to be when it comes to makeup, and the usual color scheme of fall is in full support of that. We know that those tired burgundy lippies and various brown eyeshadows are most likely going to complement...
Jackie Aina Palette
Beauty influencer and entrepreneur Jackie Aina is the very definition of a girl boss. Her rise to the top within the beauty industry has been a sight to see because not only has she created incredible content for makeup-loving black girls and women throughout the years, she has also...
nude lip
Looking for some nude lip combos? For any woman, finding the perfect nude lipstick can be a daunting task. Dark-skinned women may have an especially hard time finding a single lipstick or liner that gets the job done. As a matter of fact, Byrdie featured a celebrity stylist Fiona Stiles...
Claires
Did you all know that Clair's was sited for asbestos in their products by the FDA a few short months ago? Well they were and according to Allure they literally recalled another makeup kit just this week. Via Allure: Earlier this week, the FDA announced that Claire's voluntarily recalled one of...
Pat McGrath
When I was in high school back home in Jamaica we used to use regular baby powder on our face to ensure that we had not even a hint of oil on our skin. I'm not sure what we were thinking but I felt a little sigh of relief when...