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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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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Black Friday | To Buy or Not To Buy

Black Friday | To Buy or Not To Buy

I had big plans for this Black Friday, a lot of indie brands put on some good sales and my intent was to pick up a few items from a few that I’ve had my eyes on. However I’ve had to amend my plans, there will be no black Friday purchases this year. Mainly due to finances, I can’t responsibly afford to make any purchases, and since having debt is not my idea of a good thing, I’ve decided to be a responsible adult and not spend money I don’t have.

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