Current Bronzers In My Rotation

I know it may seem like brown girls don’t need bronzer, but I am here to tell you that we do! I’m using “need” loosely, but I personally feel like bronzers really help complete any look. If you wear foundation (especially medium to full coverage), bronzers help add that dimension and warmth back to your face so that it doesn’t look like you are wearing a mask. If you want to the bronzers that have been in heavy rotation for the past few months, keep reading!

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The Fab 5: Highlighters

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Although it’s the end of summer, I still wanted to get this post done for those of you who like to glow year round like I do! To date, my highlighter post from last year is one of my most popular posts on this blog, so I figured you all would like to see an updated one. Today’s Fab 5 will feature my favorite 5 (ish) highlighters right now! If you want to hear me ramble about them, check out the video below! Keep scrolling below that if you want to see swatches of all the highlighters mentioned!

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Tarte Off the Cuff Blush Palette Review

DSC01296-impToday’s post is featuring another holiday gift set, the Tarte Off the Cuff Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Blush Palette. I really wish these companies would stick to a 3 word maximum on the names of their products! Anyway, this palette features 4 almost full size blushes and 1 bronzer (a normal blush size is 0.2 oz, the blushes and bronzer in this palette are 0.158 oz). This set also comes with a cuff bracelet. Keep reading for my thoughts and swatches!

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Brown Girl Friendly Bronzers

Top Row L-R: Tarte Hotel Heiress, Covergirl Queen Ebony Bronze, Sleek Medium Contour Kit Bottom Row L-R: Cargo Dark, Sonia Kashuk Rich Bronze

Top Row L-R: Tarte Hotel Heiress, Covergirl Queen Ebony Bronze, Sleek Medium Contour Kit
Bottom Row L-R: Cargo Dark, Sonia Kashuk Rich Bronze

Bronzers are one of those makeup items that seem like they wouldn’t work for darker skinned complexions. However, if the right shade is chosen, a bronzer can help bring warmth and dimension to the face that is sometimes taken away by foundation. In today’s installation of my Highlighter/Bronzer series, I wanted to show you some that will work for ladies with a similar skin tone to mine.

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