• The Art of Bronzing


    Now that Spring is officially in full swing and in many places, its already starting to feel like Summer, I felt it necessary to do a special tutorial on the art of bronzing. Many times, we mixed chicks feel as though we may already have enough natural color to skip bronzer when it comes to our makeup routine but this idea couldn’t be further from the truth. Although it is true many lighter complected women love the tan look because it adds vitality, warmth and a youthful healthiness to their faces but women of color also benefit from a nice sun-kissed glow as well!

    In order to guide you in the right direction, I wanted to break down the different types of bronzers so that when you go to your favorite department store, beauty boutique or beauty retailer, you’ll be able to purchase the ideal bronzer with confidence!

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    April 28, 2010 • Makeup, Uncategorized • Views: 6955

  • Best Beauty Brands for Mixed Chicks


    If you’re like most other mixed chicks, you sometimes have issues with finding the right hair care products, skin care products and beauty products that enhance and complement your skin tone, hair texture and unique features. Well, to make matters easier, I decided to compile a list of the best hair, skin and makeup brands for mixed chicks. Some brands may be quite familiar to you while others may not but the best thing to do is experiment with different brands until you find what works for you!

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    April 20, 2010 • Makeup, Uncategorized • Views: 4239

  • Day-Glo Diva

    pink lipsNow that we’re inching closer towards Spring, I am going to try something I have never tried before in my entire beauty life – I’m going to do the bright lip trend! OMG! I can hear my girls now! You, are you going to wear bright lips for spring? LOL – let me let you all in on a little secret. Most beauty writers and editors don’t wear very much makeup. Its strange but true. We are fascinated by the world of beauty but oftentimes don’t divulge. Its a strange phenomenon but I have recently decided to start delving into the beauty scene full force as I have begun to learn how to work my face!

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    March 11, 2010 • Makeup • Views: 2407

  • Pucker Up Pretty Girls


    Mac Valentine's Day

    MAC has done it again! This Valentine’s Day, MAC will be giving glam girls’ lips a luscious treat with their new Love Affair lip line. As a true MAC LipGlass and Dazzleglass fanatic, I was so excited to learn they would be launching a new lip line as they never cease to amaze me with the colors and textures they come up with. This new “lovely” collection features three velvety smooth lip liners, five lipsticks in textures ranging from lustre to matte and three Dazzleglass crèmes. Since we CCB girls come in so many shades, there is sure to be a color combination that works best for you.

    Lip Liners – $13.00 ea
    Dervish – a pinky mauve
    Beet – vivid reddish-pink
    Redd – clearly red 

    Lipsticks – $14.00 ea
    Lovelorn  – emotive blue pink (lustre)
    Lady Danger – vivid bright coral red (matte)
    Lickable – bright clean blue pink (cremesheen)
    Snob – ladylike mauve (satin)
    Violetta – bright violet (amplified crème) 

    DazzleGlass Crèmes – $18.00 ea
    My Favourite Pink – light blue pink with pearl
    Crème Allure – bright yellow plum
    Totally Fab – bright yellow red with pearl

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    February 9, 2010 • Makeup • Views: 433