I Look Young and This is Why

*Editors Note: our previous post stated that Tricia was a 30-something. But she’s actually 42 and again, she snatched our edges since we seriously thought she was in her 30s.  Black don’t crack, right? Nah, actually, sometimes it does. The truth about looking youthful and feeling ageless lies more in the skincare routine than any…

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Pat McGrath Makes Glamour Approachable and Easy for Brown Women

To say that that I had by far the most fun reviewing Pat McGrath’s Lust 004 collection would be an understatement. Ah, the glamour, the gold, the glitter. The anticipation at attempting all of the glitzy looks began Thursday night, as I stood in line at the Union Square Sephora, hyperventilating over the fact that…

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A Brand That Makes Good Mineral Foundation for Dark Skin

Mineral foundation has never been on my radar. Ever. For some time, there was an internal thought that I’d ever find a mineral foundation that didn’t make me look ashy. The instinct to actually find my “mineral match” was non-existent. Shopping for it in department stores wasn’t easier than in the drugstores (which rarely if…

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That Time I Found Out I Was Strobing + What I Used

Another day, another new term is born into the beauty world. Ah, the joys of learning that something you’ve been doing since forever is now a “thing”. Strobing, which in real life means highlighting, is the new go-to makeup trend buzzing around the beauty world. For many women, the biggest trend of chiseling and structuring…

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What are the Best Makeup Removers?

Here, there everywhere. New makeup removers pop up just as much as new nail colors. Every time you turn around, a new makeup remover is claiming to be the best, as they should. But not all makeup removers are created equal. What makes a good makeup remover, though? Well for starters, we want it to…

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Orange Blush is Pretty Much Perfect for Brown Skin

For a few months now, the talk around the town has been that orange blush is a very commonly over-looked beauty must-have for women of color. More specifically, women with darker skin have been questioning the idea of orange blush being the go-to for a flushed, sun glowing look. Two weeks ago, a fab fellow…

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The Best Spring 15′ Makeup Trends for Brown Women

Straight off the runway, we present our top beauty looks for Brown women to rock this season.

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Get the Look: My Easy, Natural Beach Makeup

Two weeks ago, I found myself preparing to pack for an amazing trip with Strength of Nature to Jamaica. Completely forgetting what warm weather felt like, I realized after stuffing my makeup bag that I was wasting my time, trying to pack unnecessary makeup that I wouldn’t need or use in the Jamaican humid weather. Plus,…

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