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PCA Skin Chemical Peel Review

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The taut red skin. The floppy hat and dramatic veil. The screaming onlookers. Even if you haven’t watched every season of Sex and the City, someone who did probably told you about the most pivotal (and agonizing) moment of season five’s “Plus One is the Loneliest Number” episode. Even something as monumental as Carrie Bradshaw’s […]

Gucci Beauty Mascara Review: What the Buzzy New Product Does IRL

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Last night was the Los Angeles launch of Gucci’s first-ever mascara, as well as a kick-off to the brand’s interactive West Hollywood pop-up shop. As a big fan of the company’s luxe lipsticks, I knew I had to do a Gucci Beauty mascara review. Mascara L’Obscur promises to be buildable and perfect for either a […]

Glow by Daye Bonnet Review: A Satin Bonnet That Actually Stays Put

glow by daye review A Black Woman Created the Satin Bonnet That Actually Stays Put While I Sleep

I buy hair bonnets as often as I buy those drugstore umbrellas that look promising (and cost close to nothing) but never last. They’re as frustrating as they are helpful and necessary. Though the satin bonnet is a tool in and of itself, getting it to stay on while I slept felt like an uphill […]

Skechers D’Lite & Energy Review: The Sneakers You Need For 2020

Scroll To See More Images The time has come for me to write my very first love letter (TATBILB style, natch) and of course, I’m writing it to shoes. To all the sneakers I’ve loved before: Sorry, buy y’all have nothing on my Skechers. If you’re one of those people who only associates Skechers with […]

This FLOWER Eyewear Blue Light Glasses Review Shows Off 3 New Styles

Scroll To See More Images There was once a point in my life when, if ever I ran out of contact lenses, I’d rather cancel all my plans than dare show up in my hideous (OK, hideous-to-me) glasses. It took me a long time to fall in love with glasses as not just a necessity, […]

Glossier Skywash Eyeshadow Review: These Are My Favorites

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When Glossier launched Lidstar, its first liquid eyeshadow, back in 2018, fans loved the way it was now super-simple to add a swipe of metallic color. With Glossier’s new Skywash eyeshadow, it’s just as easy to achieve a pretty wash of color and now, with a soft matte finish. If Lidstar is a little too […]

Huda Beauty Pastel Mini Obsessions Review: Pastels are the New Neutrals

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You might be thinking Pastels for spring? Groundbreaking! but take one look at Huda Beauty’s Pastel Mini Obsessions and tell me you aren’t stoked for warmer weather and colorful makeup. Beauty boss Huda Kattan is rolling out three new palettes under her Mini Obsessions line, promising pastels are it for this upcoming season. “Pastels are […]

Ouai Daily Care Review From a Skeptic Who Wasn’t Sure It Would Work

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In the past two decades, my hair has been on a journey, to say the least. Now in my mid-30s, I thought I had finally figured out what my dry, damaged, frizz-prone, fine, color-treated hair needs. (Phew.) But Ouai’s Daily Care, a new collection from celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin’s cult-favorite line, just threw a wrench […]

Kevyn Aucoin Beauty Unforgettable Lipstick Review Delivers on Its Promise

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With all the non-stop makeup launches from both indie and huge beauty brands, it can be tough to get excited about a lipstick. Do you really need another one, after all? But you know it’s a great lippie when you reach for it every morning. Enter my Kevyn Aucoin Beauty Unforgettable Lipstick review. After trying out […]

Huda Wishful Skincare Review: Our Honest Take on the Very First Product

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In early January, Huda Beauty founder Huda Kattan launched a new Instagram account for her upcoming skincare line. Thanks to early teases, I knew it was coming but it was still exciting to see her makeup and filter-free face talking all about skin. Now, my totally honest Wishful skincare review is here. Yup, the name […]