Wande is a beautiful dark chocolate sister who has posted a video on her Youtube channel about the 120 Color Palette that has been reviewed time and time again on YouTube. She notes that many of the reviewers are white or have light skin. I wonder how the palette will fair on a lovely woman [...]
I find that most women don’t understand how to choose colors that work with their natural undertones. Age, seasons, and other factors can effect your undertone and the appropriate color ranges. This is why many of us have a foundation for the summer and a different one for the winter months. Darkcomplexions.com is an awesome [...]
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 [...]
Merry Christmas to me! LOL The new “‘Red’ She Said” line for Holiday 2008 from MAC Cosmetics is out! Some of it I got to see during my last trip to the MAC store last week (I took a class). “The retro-starlet allure of Hollywood glamour, with a modern twist. A season where lips connive, [...]
Today’s simple tip for Black women: Try pairing dark eyeshadow color with light lip color and light eyeshadow looks with a dark colored lipstick/gloss. There are of course exceptions. For example, an all over bronze look where the overall colors, lip/eye/cheek, may be quite similar (See the Eva photo).
I love Stila’s Smoky Eye Talking Palettes in “The Bronzes” and “The Emeralds”. A smoky eye doesn’t have to be about blacks and greys, my sistas. We have options…yay! I think these colors look great on black women. The Bronzes: pink champagne shimmer (base), bronze brown shimmer (lid), aubergine brown (crease/ contour), deep matte brown [...]