Tag: lip color

I’m in love with Maybelline Color Sensational in Nearly There

[ 10 ] July 13, 2011 |

Can you love a lipstick you haven’t seen on your lips?  I hope so. I’m staring at the photo dark-skinned of Jessica White for the new ad for Maybelline’s Color Sensational lip color.  The color is called “Nearly There” and it just may be the perfect nude lip color for a black girl like me.  […]

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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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Buy it: Great Dark Red Lip Gloss from HIP by L’Oreal

[ 2 ] October 19, 2008 |

Looking for a greak, dark “berry” red lip gloss with a lot of color?  Try L’Oreal Hip High Intensity Pigments Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss, Tempting 378.  Only $9.50 at Drugstore.com.  This is a beautiful fall lip color for African American women. This gloss is very dark…like a stain…like a dark lipstick, but with a whole […]

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Basic Makeup Tips: Lip color vs. Eye Shadow Color

[ 1 ] October 15, 2008 |

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).

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