Cosmetic Launch Roundup: September 17-23, 2022

Ccolor Cosmetics fluttered back to the Roundup with two new palettes and several lip products. First, the Glamorous palette debuted, its chic neutral color story being perfect for autumn. Next, Crystal Pink came through, serving rosy pinks and sultry neutrals. Lastly, the Perfect Lips lip sets kept pouts looking great. All the products are available…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: September 9-16, 2022

Kara Beauty came to slay with several products. First, the Outline, Define, & Fill Brow Set ($25.99) dropped, its four pieces ensuring snatched brows. There are two versions, one for light to medium and the other for medium to dark. Then the Weekend Roller collection came through. These three palettes ($16.99 each; $38.23 bundled) embrace the…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: September 1-8, 2022

Rude Cosmetics gave nerds an outlet from back-to-school stress with the magnetic Be Square collection. There are 4 palettes: Brainy (pink, mauve, neutrals), Nerdy (warm nudes and golds), Geeky (cool nudes and neutrals), Dorky (peach, reds, and golds). Each palette is $11 on Rude’s website. Kara Beauty embodied the work ethic that Virgos are known…

The Makeup Chamber Lip Swatches + Review

I have loved the Makeup Chamber since I first discovered them in early 2020. When the black-owned brand dropped the Birthday Suit collection, I knew immediately that I wanted the lipsticks and glosses. Now that the brand is going through a revamp and will be coming back soon, I decided to do a swatch video…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: July 24-31, 2022

Ambreesh Cosmetics embodied the saying “patience is a virtue”, finally releasing its first eyeshadow palettes. There are two 9-pan palettes; Eyes On Me is a luscious jewel-toned palette while Me, Myself, and Eye is a glamorous earth-toned palette. Each palette is available now for $36 on Ambreesh’s website. Withlove Cosmetics made wearing false lashes a…

Dramarama #6: July 2022

We all know by now that once something lands on the internet, it stays there forever. One beauty guru seemed to have forgotten that and landed in hot water again. Welcome to Dramarama, where I spill the tea on the scandals happening in the beauty scene. Grab a snack and get cozy while we talk…

Hex Baby Beauty: High Priestess Live Swatches

Now that I’m back on Youtube, I knew that I had to do live swatches of the beautiful High Priestess blush/highlight palette. If you haven’t seen the swatch pictures I did a few months ago, they are up on the swatch gallery. But if you want to see the product in action, watch the video…

“Poisoned” Makeup Tutorial

Yes, it’s official! I am back on Youtube after a three-year hiatus. I’ve been open about my mental health struggles but having this blog keeps me occupied and makeup is one of my forms of therapy. I do plan to keep writing for Indie Clique but I will be doing more visual content; Tik Toks…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: July 17-23, 2022

Sakura Moon Beauty released its grungy fall palette, The Elder Emo, satisfying all makeup addicts who prefer the fall season (like me). The Elder Emo ($24) contains 12 shades and is available now for preorder on Sakura’s website. Ace Beaute gave innovation this week with the fabulous blending of makeup and board games. The brand…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: July 9-16, 2022

Blend Bunny Cosmetics unleashed its wild side with the Primal eyeshadow palette. Primal is a stunning assortment of bold dark shades and lighter shades that cohesively work to create the most astonishing looks. Primal is $43 on Blend Bunny’s website. Yinnabelle Cosmetics made eyes the focus of the week with several new products. First, the…