Melanin and Makeup | Makeup on the Brain - Natasha Denona and More, What I want to Buy

Melanin and Makeup |  Makeup on the Brain - Natasha Denona and More, What I want to Buy

For the past few months I’ve been fairly good with my makeup spending, just picking up one or two things each month if so much. But I’ve got to say that this past week I’ve been tempted and I’ve filled up my basket with a few items. I’ve been looking at main stream brands as well as some indie brands.

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The Stack | To All The Books I Want to Read This Year-2019

The Stack | To All The Books I Want to Read This Year-2019

One of the things that I get excited about at the beginning of the new year are the books that are expected to release during the year. Since it’s almost April I’ve caught a few books that have already been released like Toxic Game by Christine Feehan and Devil’s Daughter by Lisa Kleypas. There are so many more books that I’m looking forward to though. Some with a little more expectation than others, but I want to read everything on my list.

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Indie and Melanin | Indie Wishlist

Indie and Melanin | Indie Wishlist

For the past few months I’ve been thinking about the direction of my blog, where it is currently and what I want to do with it. I thought about what my original intents were when I first started the blog and if i was accomplishing them. One of the things that I wanted to talk about when I first started was indie makeup and more specifically how they look on someone with a deeper skin tone.

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Lessons Learnt | 2018 Retrospect

Lessons Learnt | 2018 Retrospect

Every year I try and think of what my goals and plans are for the coming year. I usually find this task difficult because it feels like so many of the things that I want to do are contingent on other factors. One thing I’ve realized is that I’ve spent so much time focused on making it through this year that apart from a few things there’s not much on my goals list.

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday | 2018 Edition

Black Friday & Cyber Monday | 2018 Edition

I’m a hypocrite guys, I wrote the post about how I wasn’t going to buy anything during the Black Friday sales because it wasn’t financially responsible, then Sephora came out with their Daily Wow’s and my conviction crumbled liked dust. After seeing the list of what they were putting on sale each day, there were a few eyeshadow palettes that caught my eye, because I need more eyeshadow palettes right?

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Melanin and Swatch | Coloured Rain Vivid Pigments

Melanin and Swatch | Coloured Rain Vivid Pigments

When I first saw the promo picks for these shadows I knew that I wanted them. When I saw the pre-launch price I knew that I was definitely picking it up. Did I need 16 vibrant matte shadows, of course I did. Them being from Coloured Raine just sealed the deal, I have the Queen of Hearts and Cheers to You palette and I like their shadow formula both for the mattes and the shimmers.

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