Brown Girl Beauty Pick: Black Radiance Artisan Color Baked Blush

Black Radiance Blush Self

One of the things I hear a lot from brown girls when it comes to makeup is, they don’t know how to use blush. From comments here to people stopping in me in the makeup isle to ask the same thing: Which blush should they wear? Another part of the brown girl struggle I suppose. And for good reason though. Blush is tricky! I struggle with it myself still sometimes and I have a product problem so you know it must be real.

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Brown Girl | Orange Lipstick

Orange lipstick for brown girls

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, not following This Brown Queen or any other beauty blog, you’d know that orange lipstick is in right now. I’ll be honest, because I keep it real around these parts, when I first started seeing this trend I wasn’t here for it. I was all like “orange though? booo.” Because let’s face it. Orange isn’t exactly a standard color and I wasn’t sure how it would play out on this brown girl. ┬áSo I did some digging and I’ve come up with a few different options of orange for the bold diva to the lowkey chic.

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Natural Glow | Black Radiance BB + Revlon PhotoReady Skinlights

Life is a catch 22 ya know? In the summer we’re all here for the matte face. I was trying out matte foundations, mattifying primers, and anything else to get that chic matte finish. Now that winter is here in all it’s cold winter glory, I want nothing but that natural summer glow. *Le sigh* Pretty girl problems I suppose. But not really. Why? Because I have mastered the PERFECT natural glowy face. AND it’s super easy. Ya’ll know I wouldn’t lie. Not about something as serious as makeup. This is a new routine for me, like really new, as in 2014 new using two brand new products. But I love it so much I couldn’t keep all this greatness to myself so let’s get into it!


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Let’s Chat | The Buffs, BB cream, Marley Twists & More

Happy Monday loves! I hope your weekend was enjoyable. Mines? Welp, we started with a snow day on Friday, which with three sons…isn’t really a snow day at all. No hot cocoa and snuggling with the Mr. for me! The weekend pretty much continued in this fashion, with an extremely upsetting loss on Saturday for my beloved birds :(. I’m still EaglesNation but damn was that a tough loss!

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