NO LINER NEEDED Nudes for Medium - Dark Complexions

There are so many ways to create a nude lip but I feel like no liner nudes for darker skintones don't get much love. Whenever I see a lippie advertised as a nude, it usually looks somethin like this:

NO LINER NEEDED Nudes for Medium - Dark Complexions

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: most talked about high end foundation brands for brown complexions

Last year, Rihanna's beauty brand, Fenty Beauty, accomplished something amazing. Reminiscent of MAC's brand launch in the 80s, Fenty came through for US with an impactful beauty campaign that not only made many feel included but also celebrated our differences.

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: most talked about high end foundation brands for brown complexions

CCS - WARM SMOKY EYE

Cocoa Color Stories are back with a bit more focus this year! We are going to create individual stories for eyes, face, and lip looks! Lets dive in, shall we?

I used to be SO afraid of the all-mighty smoky eye. We've all been there. A little too much black shadow or a lack of blending can have you looking all types of wrong, super fast! But never fear my fellow beauty lovers - the key to the perfect smoky is ...wait for it...practice! 🤣😩

CCS - WARM SMOKY EYE

BEST OF 2017 - HIGHLIGHTER

i think we can all agree, we can never, EVER have too much highlighter! That *glow* is essential to almost every makeup look. Highlighter has the ability to make your face look more fresh, help you look as though you glow from within and/or add some face candy to your cheeks..like this pic below!😜

BEST OF 2017 - HIGHLIGHTER

BEST OF 2017 - LIP FORMULA

Lipstick might be one of the most underrated products in a makeup lover's arsenal. The right lipstick can make you feel prepared to lead that team meeting, kill that job interview, give an amazing performance, or take over the world. 😈

Here are some of the best lip formulas that have launched this year. 

BEST OF 2017 - LIP FORMULA

BEST OF 2017 - NUDES

There are milk chocolate nudes, peachy nudes, rose toned nudes, and coffee colored nudes. You can NEVER go wrong with a nude lippie and there are so many to choose from! Here are some of the best nude lipsticks that launched this year! Which one is your fave?

BEST OF 2017 - NUDES

10 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales You CANNOT Miss

We know, we know -- Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales can be super overwhelming. Almost every store has some type of deal or special, so it's hard to know whats *actually* worth it. That's why we've done some of the grunt work for you -- whether you are getting a head start on your Christmas shopping, or doing a little shopping for yourself (you know we all do it!), here are some of the best beauty deals on the market!

10 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales You CANNOT Miss

5 Eyeshadow Palettes for the Basic B*tc$ in All of Us

The word "basic" gets a bad rap these days, but there is a time and place for everything. There are days where you are feeling experimental with your makeup and there are days where you just need a palette that worksThese are the basic palettes that you need in your kit on a vacation or for your "I have a huge important meeting today!" makeup. Check out swatches of 5 eyeshadow palettes below that serve the basic b*tc$ in all of us, because sometimes its necessary!

5 Eyeshadow Palettes for the Basic B*tc$ in All of Us

8 Things You GOTTA Get During Sephora's Annual Sale: Editor's Picks

Everyone knows that when Sephora's Annual Beauty Insider Event comes around, it's time to splurge. It is one of the very few times during the year that makeup actually goes on sale. 🙌🏿🙌🏽🙌🏾

If you spent most of the year swiping your credit card, Sephora will reward you handsomely with first access to the sale. Starting TODAY, 11/3, Rouge members will get 20% off of their purchase until Nov 6th. Rouge members, VIBs and Beauty Insiders will get access to the sale on the weekend of Nov 10th to the 15th with Rouge and VIB members receiving 20% and Beauty Insider members receiving 15% off their purchase.

I picked out 8 products that you definitely need to take a look at and *add to cart* during this sale. Check em out below!

8 Things You GOTTA Get During Sephora's Annual Sale: Editor's Picks