Mented Cosmetics: review and swatches

Today I’m sharing some products I’ve been testing from Mented Cosmetics, a brand I’ve been eager to try for some time now. Over the past few months, there has been a lot of talk about “supporting” Black-owned beauty brands, which I find a troubling mindset to begin with. When we view buying from Black-owned brands … Continue reading Mented Cosmetics: review and swatches

May and June 2020 Empties

 It’s been awhile since I’ve been here. And if I’m honest, it’s been really difficult to prioritize, or even be interested in beauty these days. Between coronavirus and the uprisings against police brutality and Black lives matter, plus a big move that I’m still in the middle of, it’s been difficult to focus on makeup.  … Continue reading May and June 2020 Empties

Roen Beauty Eyeshadow Palettes: Review and Swatches

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to finally talk about Roen Beauty, which seems to be a brand that has taken off in the beauty world, and for good reason. The products and marketing convey a sense of effortless, cool cool girl shimmer, and the no-tools application make this an easy option for … Continue reading Roen Beauty Eyeshadow Palettes: Review and Swatches

Recent Empties – Skincare, Makeup, Hair, Body, and more

Like many of you probably are, being at home all the time has meant that I've been able take my time with my skincare and makeup routine. I have still been doing my full skin and makeup routine because it helps provide some routine and normalcy to my day, though no judgements here if you've … Continue reading Recent Empties – Skincare, Makeup, Hair, Body, and more