Archive for December, 2010

DC Event: Get Your New Year’s Eve Makeup Fix

[ 2 ] December 29, 2010 |

I’ve got to give a shout out. One of my favorite makeup divas Nyeta Chesson will be making faces Fab-u-lous for New Year’s Eve here in the DC Metro area.  If you are wanting to get your face made up before heading out to all of the wonderful events and parties around town, she will […]

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Video: Great Holiday Party Makeup Tutorial for My Caramel Sistas

[ 3 ] December 17, 2010 |

This video from ShinyFashion on Youtube is titled “How to: Party makeup for dark skin“.  Um…this sista is NOT dark skinned by my standards as an African American woman…I’m just saying.  Never-the-less, it’s a great tutorial for my caramel brown divas out there.  I LOVE the color on her lids.  YAY, Urban Decay!  Party it […]

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Christmas Time Makeup Tip: Red Lips

[ 0 ] December 15, 2010 |

Hey ladies!  I know you’re putting together your makeup looks for holiday parties and family gatherings.  Nothing says happy holidays like the color red. The best way to display red on your face is in your lipstick. I would never recommend red shadow. LOL.  However I know many sistas are scared to break out a […]

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Love it: African American Owned Vegan Makeup Company

[ 9 ] December 8, 2010 |

Valerie Reed is making my day. She owns Valana Minerals in San Marcos, California.  She is a pioneer in the creation of vegan makeup for women of color. I really appreciate that as I’m going vegan.  It’s mineral makeup for us, YAY! The color palate contains rich, deep colors that coordinate well with tan and […]

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