Brown Girl, Bright Lips: Pink Popsicle Pout

With a random attempt at reliving a favorite part of my childhood, those popsicle stained lips you get after eating an Ice Pop, I ended up actually liking the outcome. I didn’t pay much attention to this when it was a “trend” summer 2018, as I usually don’t most other trends. So, it was out…

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Brown Girl, Bright Lips: A Matte Hot Pink by Maybelline

Welcome to Brown Girl, Bright Lips, a series on BB where I showcase some of the tried and true bright colors for my skin tone. From the beginning of my “beauty career”, which I really feel like began when I was 5, I’ve always championed for brown girls to go bold and rock bright lips.…

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Plum-Toned Taupe Lips Are Awkwardly Pretty

You know how you always see those random lipstick colors that look striking in their packaging but you’d never even think of trying? That’s how I felt about this OCC shade called Sebastian. I saw it in Urban Outfitters and tipsily bought it, because two champagne flutes and a random spring day in New York…

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#TBT with NYX Cosmetics’ Wicked Lippies

Remember the NYX Cosmetics Wicked Lippies? They were a thing in 2014 and I fell head over heels for them. Lip colors so bold, so bright that most people wouldn’t dare to try them. Especially darker girls like me. But, alas, times are a changing. We’re not afraid of bold makeup, as we shouldn’t be (and shouldn’t…

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