Product Highlight: Maybelline Fast Gel Nail Lacquer

This is a deal at $2! I made a quick store run this past weekend and an end cap featuring these Maybelline polishes caught my attention. I saw the label and say that the label claimed it to be “fast” and I thought, “Hmmm, could this really work?” I tell myself for two bucks I can try it. I was pleasantly surprised. The polish really … Continue reading Product Highlight: Maybelline Fast Gel Nail Lacquer

Beauty News: New Maybelline Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara to Debut January 2021

Maybelline is one of the go-to affordable beauty brands for mascara amongst beauty lovers. A new mascara will be added to the line up this month, The Lash Sensation Sky High mascara is described as an “ultra-lengthening mascara delivers full volume and limitless length” (HAPPI). In addition,” the exclusive Flex Tower brush bends to volumize and extends every lash from root to tip. The formula … Continue reading Beauty News: New Maybelline Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara to Debut January 2021

Beauty News:  Ulta Beauty is Coming to Select Target Stores

There is a new Ulta Beauty Experience coming to Target stores and Target.com! The in person shopping experience will feature established and up and coming prestige brands. Beginning in 2021, Ulta Beauty will be located near the beauty section in 100 select  Target locations with the list growing over the next few years. Here is what the CEO had to say about the new partnership: … Continue reading Beauty News:  Ulta Beauty is Coming to Select Target Stores

Beauty News: Fenty Skin Debuts Instant Reset Overnight Recovery Gel Cream

Fenty Skin announced the latest to their skincare line up with their latest product, Instant Reset Overnight Recovery Gel Cream. The cream comes in a jar in the signature lavender color of the Fenty Skin Line. There is a small flip conpartment on the top that houses a small spatula to use to scoop product out. Product Description: The rich yet lightweight gel-cream infuses skin … Continue reading Beauty News: Fenty Skin Debuts Instant Reset Overnight Recovery Gel Cream

Beauty Myth: “I’m Too Dark for That”

This article originally appeared in a May 2017 post of Diva Chronicles while I was working a short stint in retail. I am no longer at that place of employment, but my feelings expressed in the article are the same. They were reignited when Melissa Fredericks, better known as Mrs. Kev on Stage, and is the wife of comedian Kevin (Kev on Stage) Fredericks posted … Continue reading Beauty Myth: “I’m Too Dark for That”

Beauty News: Mented Cosmetics is Now at Target

Mented Cosmetics, a black woman owned cosmetics brands, joins their peers such as The Lip Bar and Coloured Raine in the beauty aisle. Mented Cosmetics will be sold in select Target retail locationd and online. The offerings include lipsticks, lip liners, and lip gloss. Get your shop on girl! Continue reading Beauty News: Mented Cosmetics is Now at Target

Beauty News: Rihanna Teases Fenty Skin Release and Clarisonic to Shutter It’s Doors for Good in 2020

Rihanna is still going full steam ahead. She teased a short video using Fenty Skin products on Instagram. The release date is July 31, 2020. Head to the website to sign up for early access on July 29. Once a beauty industry cult favorite when it hit the scene about ten years ago, Clarisonic, announced it will be closing down operations for good on September … Continue reading Beauty News: Rihanna Teases Fenty Skin Release and Clarisonic to Shutter It’s Doors for Good in 2020

You Should Try My Tried and True Products from Blk Opl!

While yesterday’s Black Live Matter awareness campaign got off to a rocky start, many people still took it upon themselves to advocate in their own way. One of those ways is to highlight and support blackowned businesses. Many large brands were reluctant to show solidarity or released tone deaf statements despite the fact they work with black creators, use black cultural aesthetics and have a … Continue reading You Should Try My Tried and True Products from Blk Opl!