Makeup and Beauty tips for medium to dark skin tones | Lessons that I have recently learnt

I am constantly learning new ways or methods to apply my makeup. I do not believe makeup application is an exact science. I have watched countless of Insta videos where at first I am horrified at a dark skin girl using concealer that is waayyyyyyyyyyyy too light, but then she blends it out and does her thing, and it comes out looking fine. Im not saying that it tempts me to go for a concealer that is 5 shades lighter, but it just made me realise that I can be quick to judge sometimes, you…

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The Ordinary Foundation on Medium to Dark Skin Tones | Is it worth the hype?

If you are like me, when you think of foundation, you don’t think of the price being anything less than £20. I think my main exception to this rule has been the L’Oreal True Match which is £9.99. Now, when I heard about a foundation for £6, I couldn’t believe it. Admittedly, I was also very sceptical. Will it make me break out out? Will even be good?! What foundation am I talking about, I hear you ask? The Ordinary Foundation Coverage Foundation. I knew they did skin care but I didn’t know they did…

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The Best Setting Powders for Medium to Dark Skin Tones

Setting powders are essential for life, heck they are essential for existence! I’m just playing! But they are pretty important. If you use any sort of cream or liquid products as part of your makeup routine and you don’t use setting powder then girl come and see me! I just want to talk and find out if everything is ok! Why is setting powder so important? Because it sets your liquid or cream products in place. It stops the products from slipping and sliding throughout the day. You know when you first apply your makeup…

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What makeup product(s) do you spend your coins on?

This question popped into my head and as usual I thought I would ask you guys. What makeup product or products do you spend your money on? If you are like me, it is foundation, concealers and highlighters…oh yeah and setting powders! Heck lets just say all makeup products!  I love me some foundation and I won’t stop till I find Mr. Right! Yes, I refer to my foundations as ‘he’. You know some of my foundations are matte, so they stick around through thick and thin, through the heat struggles they are not going…

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Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation | First Impressions and Review

This foundation has been on my to-buy list for a long time, but when push came to shove I would buy another foundation. I think subconsciously I thought it would be the same as my NARS foundation, which is not matte for me at all. What has recently attracted me to this foundation was the new release of new shades which were great for my melanin rich beauties. When a brand brings out 40 shades of a foundation, catering for the fairest of ladies to the darkest chocolate ladies, I am sold. Alot of us…

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14 Black Girl Friendly Concealers | If you don’t know now you know!

Let’s be real here, getting the right under-eye concealer is like finding the right accessory for an outfit. It is veryyyy important. It has taken me a while to work out what I want from my under-eye concealers, similar to when I made the decision about what I wanted from a relationship. Like I said, this is important to me, don’t judge me! I love my concealer to be 2 shades lighter than my foundation shade. I don’t do 3 or more shades lighter, but girl if that is what floats your boat, then do you.…

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Laura Mercier Medium Deep Translucent Setting Powder Review

I have been after this Laura Mercier Translucent powder in Medium Deep the moment it came out in the US. I have literally been begging Laura (Yeah, we are on a first name basis haha!) to bring it out in the UK. Ever since I tried the Laura Mercier translucent powder. I was sold! Completely sold (read my review here).  Now, while I was waiting for the ‘chosen one’ i.e the setting powder to arrive, I read so many reviews about this powder. If I could roll my eyes a thousand times, I would. People were…

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