Quick Beauty Tips: Bright Lips

For my fellow ladies of color, especially those with darker skin tones, don’t be afraid to rock a bright lip, like MAC’s best red,┬áRuby Woo, or funky pink Candy Yum-Yum, also from MAC.┬áJust pair each of them with a darker lip liner, blend the liner well and then apply the color. Here are two marvelous…

FOTD: Purple Haze

Well it’s been a while since I posted anything on makeup, so here’s a new Face of the Day…I call it Purple Haze. Seems that purple has become my signature color this summer, so I’ve been playing around with all the purples in my collections. I wore a purple print dress to church today and…

Urban Decay FOTD – Last Call

Yes, it’s been quite a while since I posted a blog about makeup. I’ve been busy talking about music and other fun things, but I decided to go back to beauty for a minute. First of all, FOTD=Face of the Day, for those of you who are new to the makeup lingo! So…I’ve been “collecting”…

The Beauty of a Mini-Makeup Party

Yesterday I attended my first makeup party, hosted by our very own Calandra Branch. About a dozen women gathered in a Brooklyn church to share our own makeup fears and frustrations and get tips on how to overcome them. Calandra got things going by reaffirming what most of us believed but needed to hear every…

Fall Favorites – Using What You Have

We know what the fall 2011 trends are – bold brows, jewel-tones, etc., etc…. But most of us already have all those items in our stash that will allow us to pull off all the looks we need for the fall/winter. Yes, it’s fun to buy and play in new makeup, but let’s take a…

Fall FOTD – MAC Smoked Ruby

Here’s a video tutorial of my MAC Smoked Ruby look for Fall! This is similar to the FOTD I posted a few days back using Gilt by Association (click here for the product list and photos) Scroll down for product list and photos from the video. Enjoy! FACE: IMAN Creme Foundation – Earth 3 IMAN…

Fall FOTD – Gilt by Association

Fall is here! My favorite time of year. I love the cool crisp days, and the sound of leaves crunching under foot. What I am really loving this fall are the strong brows and jewel-toned makeup looks that are in season this year. Today I wore one of what will be my two favorite fall…