3:27 Cosmetics is a New #blackowned Brand to Know

A lot of people will say that a matte lip is a matte lip is a matte lip. But, they’re not all the same. Most are dry, lackluster formulas that leave your lips looking chapped and crusty. Some don’t even dry matte. Some are too hard to apply. And others dry up so fast you…

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You Could Always Just Rock a Red Lipstick, Always

Remember that time we showed you the lovely “Thieving Bandits” color from the (#BlackOwned) Gold Label lipstick collection? Well, it turns out there was another swatch I forgot I shot, and it looks fabulous on brown and darker skin tones. It’s their “First Class” orange-y, reddish shade. With dollops of blue tints (at least, it…

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Dark Girl: Rich Burgundy Lips

Burgundy lips on dark skin equals fall’s cutest couple. I’m not talking that drab, lifeless burgundy either. But instead, bold, rich, creamy lip stains that not only make your pucker pout but also set the tone for a fabulous vamp look. What I wore: Did I already talk about how obsessed I am with Hard Candy’s…

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Dark Girl: Dark Purple Lipstick

I personally think deep purple is an easy color for darker girls to mess up. I don’t particularly know why, though. It’s so fitting for those moods we get into when we want to look and feel more sultry, than sexy. Perfect for when we want to be noticed but not stared at. It’s weird.…

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Dark Girl: Pink Glitter Gloss, Modernized

Let’s be real: glosses with glitter can look tween-ish. But, I found a glitter gloss that I just thought was cute and fun. It’s nothing dramatic, but Smith and Cult’s lip lacquer in Hi-Speed Sonnet is a perfect pucker pick-me-up for those nights when we just wanna shine. Nothing more, nothing less. What I wore:…

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Welcome to ‘Dark Girl’, the Lookbook Series

Why a new lookbook series dedicated to Dark Girls? It’s simple. I felt as though while we as Brown women are building self-confidence through the lens of beauty, I’ve still heard from many darker ladies speak on their lack of ability in trying certain makeup trends due to their complexion. Actually, just two days ago…

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