Category: lipstick

Vamp It Up with this Great Vampire Makeup Tutorial

[ 1 ] October 13, 2012 |

Ms. JJ is giving us Vampire REALNESS with this great Vampire inspired makeup tutorial for dark skinned ladies!  I love that she kept the eyes light.  It makes the look very wearable.  As a black woman, I know that a dark, almost black lipstick paired with the kind of dark eye makeup you usually see […]

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A Review of Rimmel’s Popular Bordeaux Color

[ 0 ] October 13, 2012 |

In this video, Ms. PhillyDiva19154 tells us all about her favorite lipstick, Rimmel’s Lasting Finish Lipstick in Bordeaux (#124).  It is a great cranberry color that looks good on brown skin tones and it’s become very popular.  She points out that Wet and Wild has a similar color called Cherry Bomb (918D) that is more matte.  I think the Wet […]

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Tangerine: What I Think about one of the Year’s Hottest Colors on Black Girls

[ 0 ] August 9, 2012 |

Allure Magazine reported that Tangerine was one of the 10 colors we’d want to have for 2012.  I think it looks amazing on black women.  It’s bright and bold.  There was a ton of it in the stores this spring and summer.  From shoes, to cardigans, to handbags…Tangerine has been a great pop of color. […]

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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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Leopard Print Lips Tutorial

[ 1 ] March 29, 2010 |

I know this video tutorial isn’t on a brown-skinned girl, but it’s fantastic so I had to share it.  I think it would be very impactful on a dark skin sister using a gold toned lipstick with dark brown leopard spots.

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My Picks: MAC’s Liberty of London Collection

[ 0 ] March 17, 2010 |

I was excited about the “Give Me Liberty of London” Collection from MAC, so I picked up a few items this week at Macy’s.  Perhaps the most hotly anticipated collection from MAC this spring it was released March 11.  This is a collaboration with pattern-loving, flower-child, historic British department store, clothing-, and home-decor brand, Liberty […]

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Hot for Spring 2010: Matte Lip Colors

[ 0 ] March 12, 2010 |

Matte Lip Color is IN – I know we sistas love our shine.  Our lips are made for high shine gloss.  However, matte is hot for the spring.  Coral is my favorite color for matte lips on brown skin.  From Chocolate to Cafe au Lait…black girls look great in it.  Mauve toned pinks and pinkish […]

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Nude Lip Colors for Black Women

[ 9 ] January 11, 2010 |

Looking for that perfect nude lipstick or gloss color to give your full lips even more pouty-ness.  Well here’s some helpful info. Here are Anita Sharma’s Picks: For Espresso, Chestnut skin tones: Pricey: Bobbi Brown-Cocoa, Rich Cocoa, Putty or Chocolate Inexpensive: Clinique Different-Tenderheart or MAC-Plastique or Jubilee Sam Fine says that with nude lips “the eyes […]

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Great Red Lipstick Colors for Brown Skin Girls

[ 19 ] November 6, 2008 |

If you are like me, you cringe at the thought of redlipstick.  I’m dark brown…around jennifer hudson’s color…and I’ve never met a red lip color I really liked.  Not a traditional lipstick anyway (I’ve had a gloss or 2 with red tint that were ok). However if you are going to go for that red […]

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