The Mystery of The Red Lip

I should have titled this, “The Mystery of the Red Lip and how to chose your red” because even in this day, finding the perfect red for you is still a mystery for some.  So when I mention the word “mystery” I mean, the allure of a red lip in and of itself and the mystery of finding a red…

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Picking Berries

I know we are in the middle of a heat wave, so the last thing to talk about are dark lips. But hear me out. I do a lot of wedding makeup for brides and there is one color in my kit that seems to work for all those who sit in my chair and that color is berry. Berry…

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Women of Color: Hyper Pigmentation & Clear Skin

Let’s face it.  Having even, blemish free skin is one of my life’s goals and I’m pretty sure it’s one of your goals, too.  But what’s a girl to do when she has to contend with dark spots left over from a nasty pimple or the dreaded darkness under your eyes?  Getting perfect skin can be overwhelming to say the…

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My Latest Hydrating Skin Care Routine + A Jade Skin Roller

We are in the winter months.  But with the weather in a flux of semi-extreme temperature changes, my skin care now includes a moisturizer that’s a little richer than I’ve ever used and a bit of oil to keep my skin from getting dehydrated.  If you’ve been reading my blog, you know that I pretty much have oily skin.  The…

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Glowing Glosses

As of late, all I’ve been wearing is a dark lip.  A deep chocolate, a rich browned red, and a gleaming dark cherry, and sumptuous merlots have taken up much real estate in my makeup bag.  But lately, I’ve  decided to go back to my “roots” and rock a natural nude lip.  My beauty look, aesthetically speaking, is a smoky…

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