Brown Girl’s Guide to Understanding Foundation

Foundation: it’s the base of our makeup routine and still kind of confusing for women to figure out. Let BB offer a simple breakdown of the types of foundations. Matte Finish What: Lightweight texture that looks and usually feels natural on the skin. Coverage: Typically buildable. Pros: Good for oily skin types. Great for women…

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How to Find Your Undertone

Undertones are so underrated. They mean everything (well, sometimes) when it comes to finding your best makeup choices, especially foundation and certain shades of lipsticks. There are basically 3 undertones: Warm, Cool and Neutral. The Quick Way Put a gold and a silver piece of accessory up to your face. Which looks more flattering: the…

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Is That Your Hair?

Him: “Is that your real hair? Nevermind, yeah that’s your hair I can tell. Yeah, that’s all you.” Dafuq? He said it so confidently and so damn loud that I didn’t have a chance to actually respond. He also had a full blown, 15-second conversation, aloud, with himself about my hair and it’s potential realness,…

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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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