Beauty, cream eyeshadow, e.l.f., eyeshadow, gel eyeliner, gel eyeshadow, l.a. colors, Makeup, product review, wet n wild

Drug Store Makeup Look for Dark Skin & Product Review

I saw the e.l.f. gel eyeshadows online and I just had to try them. I was also curious to see how they looked on dark skin because I didn’t see any black women swatch or wear these on any blog. For this look, I used “Toast”.Here’s the full list of everything used. e.l.f. Natural Looking Lush Lashes (Buy Now) e.l.f.…

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gel nails, gel polish, gel polish over regular polish, gel top coat, manicure, nail art, Nails, regular polish

Manicure of the Week: Gel Top Coat over Regular Nail Polish

This particular manicure was inspired by linda165 on Youtube. I took her design and put my own spin on it. Check out her video: This type of design is different than what I’m normally used to. I like abstract myself 🙂 Here’s what I used: The polishes in the lower left pic from left to right are: NYC In a…

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at home manicure, Beauty, dollar tree, dollar tree finds, gel, nail art, nail stickers, Nails

Nail Stickers: Maybelline & Donna Michelle

Now here’s a blast from the past. A few months ago, I got a great deal on some nail stickers from the Dollar Tree. One brand was Maybelline, and the other was Donna Michelle (the dollar tree brand). My only regret is that I didn’t put enough effort into the Maybelline stickers to make them last longer than one day.…

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bantu knot, bantu knot out, gel, Hair, hair tips, natural hair, type 4 natural hair, wet line gel, wet line xtreme gel

Tips for a Successful Bantu Knot Out

Here are some tips I learned over the years that help me keep my bantu knot outs from looking like this (see, I had to throw it in an updo to save it): Bantu Knot Out Fail Make sure your hair is fully de-tangled. This will make separating easier and reduce the chance of frizz.  Smaller sections dry faster and…

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