I was able to pick up two of the new Tarteist Lip Paint lipsticks from Tarte.  These are supposed to be an ultra pigmented, matte lipstick that’s long-wearing.   The two shades that I bought, Yaassss and Frenemy, are ultra pigmented and semi-matte but they do not dry down fully like most liquid lipsticks. […]

  Colourpop Cosmetics nailed the formula in their 2015 Fall Collection of Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks.  While the old formula was drying and uncomfortable, the current formula is smooth and long wearing.  I selected three shades any woman should have for the holiday season. Firstly, Colourpop listened to the concerns of their customers and improved the […]

https://youtu.be/wpnweaL34IYOn September 1, 2015, Black Up Cosmetics became available at counters in the United States.  Sephora stores are carrying the makeup line also.  Black Up Cosmetics started by an African makeup artist in the late 1990’s.  They offer 15 shades for women of color.  I found selecting a shade match to be challenging.  The line has many […]

MAC launched a new foundation last week,  MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation.  I purchased it from http://www.maccosmetics.com and tried it out yesterday.  MAC claims the new foundation is waterproof and can be used as a foundation or concealer.  It also claims to “last an unprecedented 16 hours”. The first thing I noticed about the new foundation […]

When Tarte’s  Tartelette Amazonian Clay all matte eye shadow palette appeared in stores during the Christmas holiday season,  being a loyal fan of the brand for years,   I grabbed one quickly at my local Sephora before they sold out.  I’ve never worn Tarte’s eye shadows but was intrigued by the palette’s purple and mauve tones which just […]