Physicians Formula pH Matchmaker pH Powered Lip Gloss

Product Tested: pH Matchmaker pH Powered Lip Gloss – Light Pink 7598 What is it: Physicians Formula pH Matchmaker pH Powered Lip Gloss asserts that it is 1st Ever Lip Gloss with pH Power Complex designed to transform into your perfect shade within 60 seconds of application. The product also claims to last up to…

B. Kamins BB Cream Review

For the last few months I have been using B. Kamins BB Cream, an 8-in-1 cream packed with anti-oxidants, vitamins and peptides. Designed to match all skin tones, the lightly tinted beauty balm, just does that. I’ve stayed away from most bbs (and even cc) because although the idea of having a multitasking product is very…

MAKE UP FOR EVER To Host Free Foundation Lessons Nationwide

One major topic I’ve talked about on this blog has been my quest to find the perfect foundation shade. Let’s recap shall we? Makeup Felony: Mismatched Foundation Social Etiquette: Do you tell someone they are wearing the wrong foundation shade? Perfectly Matched: Custom Blended Foundation In search of “The One” – Sephora + Pantone Color IQ Review I literally once…

StriVectin EV- Get Even Dark Circle Corrector Review

FTC Disclosure: This product was provided for review. Over the years, I have become borderline obsessed with trying to find the best concealer to hide the genetic dark circles that have tormented my face since childhood. I always thought it would be great if a product would emerge on the market that would help fade…

Perfectly Matched: Custom Blended Foundation

If you’ve been reading this blog long enough you know that I have spent countless hours of time and money trying to find a perfect foundation shade for my hard to match skin tone (See Makeup Felony: Mismatched Foundation and In search of “The One”). I finally decided that it was best to try one…

Get Flawless Skin: Beauty Secrets of a Geisha

For centuries, Geisha’s have been looked at as the exemplification of flawless, perfect skin. Underneath the heavy layers of performance makeup, a Geisha’s skin remains baby soft and clear. These women do have a secret to maintaining their highly coveted porcelain skin, and now, TATCHA, a new skin care company is sharing their beauty secrets….

In search of “The One” – Sephora + Pantone Color IQ Review

I’ve always had a difficult time finding a foundation to match my skin tone (read my foundation horror story here).  My mixed ethnic background has produced a shade that’s darker than medium, but lighter than olive. Even when I tan, I still find it hard to find a foundation that matches, which is why I…

Bronzed Ambition: Fake a Healthy Glow the Right Way

Warm, golden skin never goes out of style. Learn how to get the ultimate summer glow all year round without looking like an Oscar statue. I am obsessed with bronzer. Something about its healthy-looking flush of color and ability to illuminate skin makes bronzer utterly addicting and a staple in my makeup pouch, regardless of the…

A Sunscreen just for Ethnic Skin Tones

People with rich complexions are blessed with a natural SPF due to the pigment melanin, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t wear sunscreen. No one is invulnerable to the sun’s harmful rays, and although dark skin people are not as high-risk as their fair-skinned counterparts, all complexions can burn and have a risk of getting…

Makeup Felony: Mismatched Foundation

I swear that there is a foundation shade on the market for ever single person’s skin complexion across the entire globe, except mine. I’m not over-exaggerating. After years of unsuccessfully trying to find something that matched my medium to golden skin tone, I recently walked into a poplar beauty store and asked for help locating…