Post #25- He Is Risen! Happy Easter! Hope is alive!

Well, it’s Easter Monday here in Toronto as I write this. It was a beautiful long weekend with unpredictable Spring weather and a smidgen of hope in the air even as we entered another lockdown. Another Easter weekend away from friends and family seemed like a cruel April Fool’s joke, but here we are again,Continue reading “Post #25- He Is Risen! Happy Easter! Hope is alive!”

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 #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 #15- Colours of the Season: WINTER!

In the words of my bestie, Vanessa, “It has Wintered!” In Toronto, Winter like almost any other season in this beautiful city is quite unpredictable. In what must be our warmest January ever or at least in my life time, we have seen temperatures rise far above what is seasonal and drop without much warning.Continue reading “Post #15- Colours of the Season: WINTER!”

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”