Post #20-Black History…still! Plans and then some…

Last week’s post included moments of Black Joy and with Black History just two days behind us and the on-going celebration of the contributions of past and current people within the Black community, I thought I’d start this post with a list of Black contributors to my lipstick collection. I’ve learned quite a bit, andContinue reading “Post #20-Black History…still! Plans and then some…”

Post #19- Moments of Black Joy and Lipstick!

February has a lot going on; Valentine’s Day, a bunch of Film festivals, and it’s Black History Month. A month to celebrate all the beauty of the Black Community at large whether that be through music or visual art or recognition of past and on-going activism. And while there is a plethora of historic figuresContinue reading “Post #19- Moments of Black Joy and Lipstick!”

Post #18- Lip Care before Lip-wear!

8:00 AM-wake up and stretch 8:05 -go to bathroom to empty bladder, wash face, brush teeth 8:10 -go back to room to moisturize face, set eyebrows in gel, choose lip care for the day and apply it LIBERALLY! 8:13- get dressed 8:16- scarf down breakfast! 8:45- apply eyebrows and a light face, reapply lip careContinue reading “Post #18- Lip Care before Lip-wear!”

Post #17- Valentine’s Day! Reds and Pinks and then some!

Valentine’s Day is one of those weird holidays, aesthetically speaking. It’s a collection of colours that kind of sorta want to clash but have been excused for a day of love. I also think if we look back to before this holiday became so commercialized, we’ll know that there wasn’t as much lipstick being worn.Continue reading “Post #17- Valentine’s Day! Reds and Pinks and then some!”

Post #16- Matte, Satin, & Shine. Let’s talk about texture!

If you’ve been reading and watching for any length of time in this Lipstick quest of mine, then you would know that I love a good stay-in-place-matte lip. You would also know that I am broadening my sights and setting them once again on gloss and satin finishes. In the last couple of years, aContinue reading “Post #16- Matte, Satin, & Shine. Let’s talk about texture!”