(Make it)…Coloured Raine

In an effort to break out of my makeup brand comfort zone, I decided this summer that I would try new brands. Colourpop, NYX, and Wet n Wild are my typically my go tos for lippies. I had been hearing a buzz about Coloured Raine on social media. Black owned Cruelty Free (certified through PETA)…

Forever Matte

Soooooo if you follow me on Insta (gritnamedkash) you saw the video I posted yesterday of some lipsticks with amazing staying power. Milani….nopeLipsense…..nahhhBelieve it or not, it's Ruby Kisses!Yup from the beauty supply store for 1.99 It's a liquid-cream formula that dries to matte finish. The shades range from neutral, pinks, reds, chocolates and some…

Milani Color Statement 

I’m sure everyone has heard about Milani cosmetics by now however, I believe it’s often overlooked because it’s considered a “drugstore” brand. Milani has a full range of colors and finishes priced at 6.00/each, that will suite any skin tone.  Milani Matte collection These charts are really true to tone. I like that about Milani there’s…

Maybelline Bolds 

Earlier this month I went on a late night Walmart run with my baby sister. While wondering down the makeup aisle looking for lashes and eyebrow gel, I saw a new lipstick from a familiar cosmetic line. Now I know I didn’t need a new lipstick. Especially considering the fact I was at MAC earlier…

Nicka K Velvet pt.2 

Ok so I said I was going back and guess what….I did! I completed my collection with the remaining four colors of the Nicka K Velvet matte collection.  I have now clue how or why I left these colors in the store. 🙄 Once again, these lip colors apply smoothly like a gloss but dry…

What is that? Velvet? 

So I walked into my favorite local BBS for a new nose ring, I walked out with 4 new lipsticks. 😬 I did buy two nose rings as well. I always check out whatever new colors, brands they have. I saw that Nicka K, one of my favorite BBS brands, had a new lipstick formula so…

Beauty on a Budget 

My hidden gem of a dupe. I loved fuschia lipstick in high school mainly because I wasn’t allowed to wear red lipstick. So finding an inexpensive dupe for M.A.C. Pink poodle really excited me. Who knew I was ahead of the curve….    M.A.C.-Pink poodle-17.00 (M.A.C. Cosmetics) is the perfect day to night pop of color. It…

Beauty on a Budget

   This has to be one of the best nude dupes ever. The perfect everyday nude color for all women.  I wear a nude lip majority of the week. M.A.C. Velvet Teddy (17.oo) is a great choice. Wet ‘n’ Wild- Bare it All (1.99) is an exact dupe.  Bare it All had a smoother application…

Beauty on a Budget

I know a lot of people swear by their MAC collection. I have some products I refuse to avert from. However, there are some products that are less expensive but still delivers. MAC Studio Fix+ and E.L.F. Makeup Mist & Set are both great refreshers for your skin and face throughout the day. Fortified with…

Beauty on a Budget 

M.A.C. Rebel – 17.oo Milani- Sangria-5.99 Rebel is a beautiful purple hue with a smooth satin finish. Meaning, it’s a long wearing color, similar to a matte but has a moisturizing sheen that’s not drying on the lips. Sangria is the perfect affordable dupe. With the same richness in color, you get the same color…