Tag: makeup

Beauty Cocoon Box: Calling all beauty lovers!

November 10, 2017 1

Beauty Cocoon Box is an exciting monthly subscription service offering affordable beauty boxes worldwide Beauty Cocoon Box first caught my eye after I followed their social media pages to find a refreshing array of women of colour and lots of niche black-owned beauty brands. The philosophy and positive energy of the brand is infectious and…

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Fenty Beauty: My First Impressions

September 12, 2017 1

I have never been as excited for a makeup launch as I have for Rihanna’s FENTY BEAUTY. Over 2 years in the making, Fenty Beauty was “made to inspire” for women of all colour, all around the world.    Update (December 2017): After further use of the Fenty Beauty foundation I found that it did…

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Review: NARS Soft Matte Complete Concealer

March 5, 2017 2

Does NARS’ new concealer offering top the cult fave Radiant Creamy Concealer? For my long-time blog readers, you will know I am crazy about NARS’ complexion products, including their infamous Radiant Creamy Concealer (click here for an in depth review) so I was intrigued about this latest product. After Jackie Aina gave her seal of approval…

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Review: Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer

February 11, 2017 2

AKA, The Best Concealer E V E R I had been eyeing up the Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer for a long time; I had heard wonderful reviews and also wanted to make my first purchase from the Kevyn Aucoin brand. Further encouraged by rave reviews from Jameela of The Pink Matter podcast, I put…

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Review: YSL Souffle D’Éclat Loose Powder

December 11, 2016 0

For me, winter looks are all about flawless matte finishes so I was on the hunt for a new powder… I first came across Yves Saint Laurent’s Souffle D’Éclat loose powder in one of Queen Jackie Aina‘s beauty favourites videos. After hearing her rave about how flawless and airbrushed this powder made her skin look…

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