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!”

Post #8- Review by Request: ARBONNE

“Hey Temeka, do you think you could review some Arbonne lipsticks for your blog?” Imagine my surprise and wonderment when I was approached by ARBONNE Consultant and friend Kalenea Johnson to review a couple lipsticks! I was elated to think that someone wanted my lip wear opinion. Now, I know that you all like hearingContinue reading “Post #8- Review by Request: ARBONNE”

Post #6- I See Red!

Remember when red was the sinful colour and the only lipstick colour you could see everywhere at the same time? One evening I was out for dinner with two of my girlfriends and red lipstick came up in conversation. One friend had just found out that she could wear a red lip any time ofContinue reading “Post #6- I See Red!”

Post #1- Two Toned Canvas

As a Woman of Colour, I am always looking for shades and hues that translate boldly and evenly across my two-toned lips. My top lip is brown and my bottom lip is a peachy-pink. When I’m hot or flustered, they’re both cherry red. (A name my peers called me in university.) This being the case,Continue reading “Post #1- Two Toned Canvas”