The Foundations in Rotation

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What are your current foundations of choice? I thought it’d be fun to show you mine!┬áThese are the latest that match my shade of beautiful the best. Counterclockwise from the top – Cover FX total cover cream in N90 MAC Matchmaster 6.0 Fashion Fair True Finish Foundation in Joyful Caramel Lisi Silk Veil foundation #109 […]

Bellas at the BET Awards!

Before I give tribute to the many, many famous and beautiful black women at the BET Awards last night, first a word to their publicists. Where ARE you? Holla at a blogger! It seems that whenever a cast member of Gossip Girls sneezes, I get a press release. If Paris Hilton strolls through a boutique, […]

Get The Look – BET Awards Makeup

I missed the BET Awards but I didn’t MISS the BET Awards, if you know what I’m sayin’. Judging from the various indignant responses on Twitter, it seems I didn’t miss much. But thanks to some of my favorite sites — Oh No They Didn’t and Crunk & Disorderly, I saw all I needed to […]

Make Your Makeup Last

Woo! The weather in Florida, I do not miss it one little bit. Hot, humid, sweltering… and look at that, it seems to have followed me all the way to Chicago! When the days are muggy your makeup can get to melting. And nobody wants to walk around looking like a runny ice cream cone […]

Patrice meets Patrece!

As I type this, bellas I’m in a moving car in the front seat, laptop on my lap, North Carolina zooming past me outside. But I’m bearing glad tidings of fabulous makeup tips, thanks to the gorgeous and wonderful Patrece Williams! We met and clicked right away at the Macy’s Women of Color event, and […]

b.l.a.c is beautiful

I have so much admiration for sistas who are out there doing it for themselves, entrepreneurs making a name in the cosmetics biz by specializing in makeup made for bellas like you and me. The ethnic market has become big business, and many of the leading cosmetics lines are offering makeup for a deeper and […]