A MATCH? Maybelline Fit Me Shine-Free Stick Foundation Review

Maybelline Fit me Shine Free stick foundation review

If you have been following me for some time, I have the darndest time playing in foundation. Secretly I have envied those who can play around in those foundation sticks, because it was easy, cool-looking, and the color matched them. For me, I often ended up with ashy skin, looking like a raccoon, or … [Read more...]

Confidence and Glamour Campaign by Aida Cosmetics featuring Chenese Lewis

Chenese For Aida Cosmetics Confidence and Glamour Campaign

Plus size model Chenese Lewis Partners with Aida Cosmetics to embark on a national campaign in efforts to enforce Confidence & Glamour in Women  Are you familiar with Los Angeles based makeup brand, Aida Cosmetics? As a past sponsor of my blog anniversary party and a sponsor from Posh Fashion … [Read more...]

Beauty Beat CoverGirl Flamed Out Collection, ULTA Beauty and a Fab Giveaway!

Covergirl Flamed Out Collection at Ulta Beauty

Summer brings the heat and as fashion brings about the wares to dress our curves, makeup follows suit, giving us playful options, bold hues, and updated technologies to help us look our best in the heat. I have a serious thing for makeup… a little bit of a makeup junkie, so when CoverGirl sent me … [Read more...]

Beauty Beat: Sephora’s 2013 7th Edition Sun Safety Kit

Sephora’s 2013 7th Edition Sun Safety Kit

I am a HUUUGGGGEEEE believer in sunscreen. Yes, even as a woman of color, I do not play with my sunscreen, especially as it is harder to find those that do not break me out OR leave that weird purple hue on my skin. You see, growing up on islands during my childhood (Hawai’i and Okinawa), I now have … [Read more...]

Beauty Beat: Spring Lips and the Vibrant Coral/Orange trend

SHEEQ Cosmetics Model in Spring 2013 Coral Lip Trend

[box type="shadow" ]Marie's Note: Today, we welcome one of the hottest makeup artists and women who I admire. Melissa Hibbert- of PROliphic Beauty, who beat my face for my blog anniversary party, has just launched her own makeup line and I wanted her to share some her beauty tips trends for … [Read more...]

I FACED MY FEARS: I got waxed and I laughed all through it.

Waxing Scene in 40 Year Old Virgin

and I SURVIVED. But let me back up… I HAD been TERRIFIED of waxing. BEYOND SCARED. Scurred. Sooooooo much so that I even did a post about refusing to wax. One BAD experience of the lip, eons and many moons ago, left me scared shitless and terrified to ever venture into this territory … [Read more...]