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"The Best Of" for Women of Color...

post #1 of 120
Thread Starter 
I took this survey from the thread on the Cosmetic Discussion board and thought it'd be fun to hear from what women of color like or are using.
Please post your skintone/skintype/hair type also. Have fun!

NC45 - pretty good skin, a little shiny on Tzone/kinky curly hair when worn naturally/colored/highlighted.

Skincare

Cleanser: Neutrogena Acne Wash/Dove Bar
Toner/astringent: N/A
Exfoliator: N/A
Moisturizer: haven't found one I like but use Cetaphil lotion or OoO complete
Eye Cream: MAC Fast Response Cream
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:Tazorac
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: Tazorac
Blemish Treatment: Duac gel (Rx)
Mask: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Target knockoff of Dial. Smells sooo good!
Cleanser (bar): Irish Spring
Scrub: Origins Salt Scrub
Lotion/Body Cream: Palmers Cocoa Butta, Johnson's Baby Oil
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Pantene 2+1 shampoo and conditioner
Conditioner: any Pantene conditioning treatment
Conditioning Treatment: Aphogee
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: Beyond Zone Noodle head, Treseme Shaping Milk, Proclaim gloss
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: Studio Finish Matte/SF
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: MAC Select Cover up/Studio Finish
Loose Powder: MAC Sheer Select Loose/Cover Girl Mineral Loose powder
Pressed Powder: N/A
Powder Blush: Gingerly, Sweet as Cocoa, NARS Deep Throat
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: N/A
Bronzer: Fake Bake Bronzy babe, MAC Refined/Beyond Bronze

EYE
Mascara: MAC Zoomlash, Chanel Inimitable, MF 2000 calorie, Bourjois Maxi Frange
Primer/Base: MAC CCB
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paints, Shadesticks
Liner (pencil): MAC
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Vaseline Intensive Lip Treatment
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: N/A
Lipstick: MAC Honeyflower & Sophisto
Lip Gloss: MAC Lustreglasses (Wonderstruck, Pinkarat, Ornamental)

Tools

Brushes: MAC
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat:
Top Coat:
Polish: Sally Hansen

Your turn!
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Skincare

Cleanser: Mary Kay Creamy Cleanser or Deep Cleanser
Toner/astringent: Mary Kay Purifying Freshener or Blemish Control
Exfoliator: Paula's Choice BHA Lotion 2%
Moisturizer: Mary Kay Balancing
Eye Cream: MAC Fast Response Cream
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:Tazorac
Blemish Treatment: MK Blemish Gel
Mask: MK Revitalizing Mask
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Dove or Caress
Scrub: Homeade Sugar Scrub
Lotion/Body Cream: Palmers Cocoa Butta, Johnson's Baby Oil Gel
Hand Cream: MK
Foot Cream: Carols Daughter
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Keracare Hydrating Detangling Shampoo
Conditioner: Keracare Humecto
Conditioning Treatment: Affirm 5 n 1 Reconstructor
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: Keracare Wax Stick and Silken Seal
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: Studio Fix, Studio Fix Fluid, L'oreal HIP
Tinted Moisturizer: NA
Concealer: MAC
Loose Powder: MAC Sheer Select Loose
Pressed Powder: MAC
Powder Blush: MAC
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: MAC
Bronzer: NA

EYE
Mascara: L'oreal Carbon Black, MAC Zoomlash,
Primer/Base: MAC Paints, UD PP
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments, MUFE, Stila
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paints, Shadesticks
Liner (pencil): MAC
Liner (liquid):Mac
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines, BB

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Carmex
Lip Liner: MAC
Lipstick: MAC
Lip Gloss: MAC Lustreglasses, Lipglass, Lipgelles, Stila's Lipglazes
Tools

Brushes: MAC
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: Burts Bees
Base Coat: Creative Stickey
Top Coat: Seche Vite
Polish: OPI, Essie, Revlon
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Skincare

Cleanser: Arbonne Nutrimin-C Anti-Aging Line
Toner/astringent: " "
Exfoliator: " "
Moisturizer: " "
Eye Cream: " "
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: " "

Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: " "
Blemish Treatment: Neutrogena Blemish Control
Mask: Arbonne Nutrimin-C Deep Pore Mask
Sunscreen: Neutrogena Ultra-Sheer Dry Touch (SPF 30-70)

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Neutrogena Body Clear
Cleanser (bar): Dove (the original is the best)
Scrub: Arbonne Aromasentials Salt Scrub
Lotion/Body Cream: anything without mineral oil
Hand Cream: Aveda and Arbonne
Foot Cream: Aveda and Arbonne
Sunscreen: Neurtogena Ultra-Sheer

Hair Care
Shampoo: Aveda Brillant Shampoo - Curl Junkie Moisturizing Shampoo
Conditioner: Trader Joe Nourish Spa Conditioner & Paul Mitchel Instant Moisture Daily Moisture Treatment
Conditioning Treatment: Aveda Cherry Bark Deep Conditioning Treatment
Leave In Conditioner: Aveda Elixir
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: Design Styling Mousse
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: Px Custom Blend
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: Px Custom Blend
Loose Powder: Px *magic Translucent Powder
Pressed Powder: Px Custom Blend
Powder Blush: MAC & NARS
Cream/Gel Blush: Px (d/c), Stila Convertable Color, & NARS
Highlighter: MAC Irridescent Pressed Powder and/or MSF, Stila All-Over Shimmer Powder
Bronzer: Px Bronzing Trio

EYE
Mascara: Px Lash Envy
Primer/Base: UUDP (primer) & MAC Prep + Prime for Eyes (base)
Eyeshadow: Urban Decay, MAC, Stila, NARS, & Lancome
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paints, Shadesticks, NARS
Liner (pencil): MAC Powerpoint and Eye Khol
Liner (liquid): MAC Liquidlast
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Burt's Bees
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: MAC
Lipstick: MAC
Lip Gloss: Px Moonbeam, MAC Lustreglasses

Tools

Brushes: MAC, Sephora
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream
Base Coat: Sally Hansen
Top Coat: Sally Hansen
Polish: Sally Hansen

Your turn!
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NW40/combo/pretty curly

Skincare

Cleanser: LUSH Angels on Bare Skin
Toner/astringent: Witch Hazel
Exfoliator: N/A
Moisturizer: Still looking
Eye Cream: N/A
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: Proactiv Toner followed by lotion
Mask: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Kiehls
Cleanser (bar): Oil of Olay
Scrub: Wylde Ivy scrubs
Lotion/Body Cream: B&BW Body Cream/Body Butter or Aveeno Moisturizing Lotion
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Aveda Rosemary & Mint
Conditioner: L'Oreal Nature's Therapy Mega Moisture Nurturing Creme
Conditioning Treatment: SILK ELEMENTS MegaSilk Moisturizing Treatment
Leave In Conditioner: SILK ELEMENTS MegaSilk Moisturizing Treatment
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: SILK ELEMENTS Foam Styling Lotion
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: Still looking
Foundation: MAC SPF Select 15, MAC SFF, Bare Escentuals
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: MAC
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: MAC Blot Powder
Powder Blush: MAC, Nars
Cream/Gel Blush: Smashbox Skin Tint, MAC Cheekhue/Blushcreme
Highlighter: MAC MSFs, Nars Multiples
Bronzer: Nars Casino

EYE
Mascara: Cover Girl Volume Exact
Primer/Base: MAC Paints, UDPP
Eyeshadow: MAC, UD, Nars
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paints
Liner (pencil): MAC, UD
Liner (liquid): MAC liquid liner, NOT liquidlast liner
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Blistex Herbal Answer, Chapstick All Natural
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: MAC
Lipstick: MAC
Lip Gloss: MAC Lipglass/Lustreglass/Lipgelees, Smasbox

Tools

Brushes: MAC
Eyelash Curler: Shu Uemura

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: OPI
Top Coat: OPI
Polish: OPI
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NC45 or C7/normal to dry/relaxed not sure of natural state?

Skincare

Cleanser: Dove Beauty Bar, Target Face Wipes
Toner/astringent: Clinique mild clarifying the one with no #
Exfoliator: Manual--QHMJ scrub....Chemical Clinique Total Turnaround concentrate
Moisturizer: MAC Moisturelush night---Dove sensitive skin day
Eye Cream: Clinique gwp
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: NA
Mask: N/A---looking for a moisturizing one
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Caress
Cleanser (bar): Irish Spring
Scrub: NA
Lotion/Body Cream: Vaseline Int Care Moisturizing Lotion
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
WHATEVER my Stylist uses
Styling Products: Wrap gel for night and African something grease for dry hair?
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: NA
Foundation: Clinique Perfectly real powder in #144, Chanel Teint Innocence in Walnut
Bronze--still looking for HG
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: MAC Select coverup NW40
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: MAC Blot Powder
Powder Blush: MAC Raizin, NARS Taj Mahal
Cream/Gel Blush: NA
Highlighter: NA
Bronzer: NA

EYE
Mascara: Cover Girl Volume Exact
Primer/Base: UDPP, MAC Paint pot
Eyeshadow: MAC
Cream Eyeshadow: NA
Liner (pencil): NA---looking
Liner (liquid): NA
Liner (gel): NA---looking novice here

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Whatever is lying around or Burts Bees
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: Clinique Automatic
Lipstick: MAC--Charismatic, Honeyflower
Lip Gloss:
Tools

Brushes: MAC---190, 129, 217, 224
Eyelash Curler: NA

Nails

Whatever I decide when I go to the Salon I am a klutz at nails
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Nw45/acne prone/4B transitioning from chemicals straighteners/twist outs

Skincare

Cleanser: AM: Arbonne Clear Advantage cleanser PM: black soap
Toner/astringent: Arbonne Clear Advantage toner PM: Home Health Blemish Treatment Lotion
Exfoliator: St. Ives Apricot Scrub
Moisturizer: AM: Arbonne Clear Advantage Lotion PM: Mixture of olive oil, tea tree oil, and castro oil
Eye Cream: N/A
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: Arbonne
Mask: Indian Gray Clay
Sunscreen: Coppertone faces

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Um...right now it's Caress Tahitian Renewal
Cleanser (bar): I don't use bar soap
Scrub: WalMart brand salt scrub
Lotion/Body Cream: Lubriderm
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Cream of Nature
Conditioner: Paul Mitchell (my partner's---I would use V05 but she insists on using P.M.)
Conditioning Treatment: Um....I would have to ask my partner.
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: N/A
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: Becca Mattifying Primer
Foundation: Estee Lauder Double Wear
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: MAC concealer palette NW 45
Loose Powder: Becca Loose Powder
Pressed Powder: MAC
Powder Blush: MAC
Cream/Gel Blush: MAC
Highlighter: Depends
Bronzer: Nah...

EYE
Mascara: Prescriptives False Lash
Primer/Base: UDPP
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows
Cream Eyeshadow: Oh no!!! I would have serious creasing
Liner (pencil): MAC
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Mary Kay Lip Treatment
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: MAC
Lipstick: MAC
Lip Gloss: MAC Lustreglasses, Lipgelee and Lipglass

Tools

Brushes: MAC
Eyelash Curler: Kroger brand???---Grocery store...I forgot I had it.

Nails

Cuticle Cream:
Base Coat: Clear Calcium
Top Coat:
Polish:
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Bump...I would love to hear more
post #8 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NW45/pretty good skin--sometimes dry
Natural nappy 'bout to be loc'd up hair---ALWAYS dry.

Skincare

Cleanser: Black soap or Aveeno's daily wash.
Toner/astringent: N/A
Exfoliator: N/A
Moisturizer: Shea butter, cocoa butter, jojoba oil (I'm into the natural thang...)
Eye Cream: N/A
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: N/A
Mask: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Dove, Johnson&Johnson Lavendar Wash
Cleanser (bar): Jergens
Scrub: Swiss ---"somethin"....they make a good one.
Lotion/Body Cream: Oh my...many from Vicky S, baby oil and sometimes shea butter.
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: Whatever has SPF 50 and up! I go to the beach/pool pretty often.

Hair Care
Shampoo: N/A---I do the no-poo method.
Conditioner: Whatever I create myself from oils or Suave.
Conditioning Treatment: N/A
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: N/A
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: Studio Fix
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: N/A
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: N/A
Powder Blush: N/A
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: N/A
Bronzer: N/A

EYE
Mascara: Loreal HIP
Primer/Base: UPDD
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows, Loreal HIP, Isa Dora, Milani
Cream Eyeshadow: N/A
Liner (pencil): Revlon ColorStay
Liner (liquid): Milani (pretty terrible, too. I need somethin' new)
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Burt's Bee's or Cocoa butter
Primer:
Lip Liner: Jordana....CHEAP!
Lipstick: N/A
Lip Gloss: Sometimes lip gelee...

Tools
Brushes: Target.....art stores
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: Burt's Bee's
Base Coat: N/A
Top Coat: N/A
Polish: OPI
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

N9/Good & Very Oily/Natural Since 1989-Kinky Fro

Skin

Cleanser: Guanian Black Soap
Toner: N/A
Exfoliator: The Refining Facial - La Mer
Moisturizer: Night Cream - IMAN
Eye Cream: Eye Defense Cream - IMAN
Blemish Treatment: N/A
Mask: Purifying Mud Mask - AHAVA
Sunscreen: Melanin

Body

Cleanser: Ylang-Ylang Myrrh Foam Bath - Bath & Body Works
Cleansing Bar: Guanian Black Soap
Scrub: Angel Exfoliant - Thierry Mugler
Lotion/Body Cream: Nivea Essentially Enriched, Angel Body Creme
Hand Cream: Angel Hand Cream - Thierry Mugler
Foot Cream: Angel Body Cream | Lavender F/C - L`occitane
Sunscreen: Melanin

Hair

Shampoo: Aveda Sap Moss
Conditioner: Aveda Sap Moss
Conditioning Treatment: Sebastian Collection Potion 9
Leave In Conditioner: Aveda Elixir | H2 - Elasta QP
Scalp Treatment: Sulfur 8 Light
Pomade: Gensing Miracle Wonder 8
Styling Products: Frizz-Ease Extra Strength Serum, Secret Weapon
Home Hair Color: Clairol Textures & Tones - Light Golden Brown

MAKE-UP

FACE

Skin Primer: My concoction - Mix of Ponds Vanishing Cream with Milk of Magnesia applied with foundation brush or hands.
Foundation: Second to None Cream to Powder in Earth 4 - IMAN
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Conceal: Bobbi Brown Creamy in Chestnut | MAC Studio Finish NW45
Loose Powder: Smooth Finish in Medium - Milani
Pressed Powder: Milani Honey Amber
Powder Blush: Taos - NARS | Breezy - MAC | Peace - IMAN
Blush Creme: Blush Stick #1 - IMAN | CheekHue in Velvet Elvis - MAC
Highlight: Silver Dusk - MAC | The Multiple in Cannes - NARS


EYES

Brows: Earth Brown Pencil - Prestige | Stud - MAC
Base: Sublime Nature, Structural Brown, Base Light - MAC Paints
Shadows: Pandora, Star Sailor, Divine - NARS Duos | Carbon, Beauty Marked, Rose Blanc, Deep Truth, Swimming, Gesso, Embark, Phloof!, Passionate, Rule, Pink Venus - MAC
Liner: Carbon Shadow, Graph Black Pencil - MAC
Lashes: Dense Black Flutter - MUF | Dramatic Kit - ELF | #3, #7 MAC
Mascara: Cils Design Pro - Lancome | Intense XXL - Maybelline

LIPS

Prime: Lip Fix - Shu Uemura
Lip Liner: Prune - IMAN | BBQ - MAC,
Lipstick: Tanarama, Paramount, Icon - MAC | Citron, Lava - IMAN
Gloss: Lip Glass Clear - MAC | Insolent Peach - Dior

Beauty Tools

Brushes: Laura Mercier, SmashBox, MAC, Bobbi Brown, @design

Eyelash Curler: Tweezerman Precision

Nails

Cuticle Cream: Pure Shea Butter
Base : Firoze`
Lacquer: Shirelle - MAC | Black Magic - Milani | Birthday Babe - OPI
Top : Firoze`
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

  • NC43, clear, well-behaved skin most of the time. Occasional breakout in response to something, generally treat as sensitive.
  • "Wash and wear" hair, naturally wavy/curly, color treated. I always treat as DRY/CHEMICALLY TREATED.
Skincare

Cleanser: Aveeno Clear Complexion Foaming Cleanser
Toner/astringent: (Good old fashioned) Seabreeze -- sensitive skin formula
Exfoliator
: Either of Burt's Bees: Peach & Willowbark Deep Pore Scrub or Citrus Facial Scrub
Moisturizer: Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer (Day) and Night of Olay (Night)
Mask: DHC Mineral Mask; Queen Helene Mint Julep
(I had to add this -->) Makeup Remover: DHC Deep Cleansing Oil


Body Care

Cleanser (liquid): Dove Sensitive Skin
Cleanser (bar): All from Nubian Heritage: Shea Butter Soap with Lavender and Wild Flowers; Body Butter Soap; Olive Butter Soap; Coconut and Papaya Soap (I LOVE their various soaps, there are more)
Scrub: DHC Pacific Rim Salt Scrub
Lotion/Body Cream: Pure, unrefined shea butter
Hand Cream: Pure, unrefined shea butter
Foot Cream: Pure, unrefined shea butter

Hair Care

Shampoo: I use a little bit of everything but consistently use Dove, for extremely dry hair (dark blue packaging)
Conditioner: Same as shampoo, above
Conditioning Treatment: Same as shampoo and conditioner, above
Leave In Conditioner: Neutrogena Triple Moisture Silk Touch Leave-In
Styling Products: Again, a little bit of everything. Notably: Dove Define & Shine Control Gel


Makeup
FACE
Primer: DHC Velvet Skin Coat
Foundation: MAC Studio Fix, Prescriptives Any Wear
Loose Powder: MAC Select Sheer/Loose
Pressed Powder: MAC Blot Powder


EYE
Mascara: Loreal Telescopic
Primer/Base: UPDD
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows mostly
Liner (pencil): MAC Softsparkle in Nightsky or MAC Teddy (Edited to add that I am now smitten with MACs Kohl Power pencils, also!)
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines, Prescriptives Perfect Every Line

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Burt's Bee's
Lip Liner: MAC Chestnut is my HG
Lipstick: Mostly MAC, some Iman
Lip Gloss: Lipglasses/Lustreglasses

Tools
Brushes: MAC, and some I've seen in Target

Nails

Top Coat: Sally Hansen Mega Shine
Polish: OPI and China Glaze
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NW45 or NC50 - pretty good skin, combo/oily T-Zone/Thick Coarse Hair that is relaxed/highlighted.

Skincare

Cleanser: Mary Kay Time Wise Combo, MAC Wipes
Exfoliator: Mary Kay Formula 2
Moisturizer: Mary Kay Formula 2
Mask: Mary Kay Formula 2

Body Care
Cleanser (bar): Irish Spring/Lever 2000
Lotion/Body Cream: Palmers Cocoa Butta, Avon Moisture Therapy Oatmeal

Hand Cream: Same as Lotion

Hair Care
Shampoo: Mizani Intense
Conditioner: Mizani Moisturizing
Styling Products: Kera Kare
Hairspray: Kera Kare Oil Sheen and Holding Spray

Makeup

FACE
Foundation: MAC NW45 Studio Fix, NC50 Studio Finish, MSF Dark
Concealer: MAC Select Cover up/Studio Finish

EYE
Mascara: MAC Pro Lash, Cover Girl Lash Exact
Primer/Base: MAC CCB, Paints, Fluidliners
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments, L'Oreal HIP Shadows
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paints
Liner (pencil): MAC
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: MAC, Avon
Lip Liner: MAC Chestnut, Mahogany, Currant, Nightmoth
Lipstick: MAC Honeyflower, Meltdown, Fluid and more
Lip Gloss: MAC Lustreglasses (Instant Gold, Sinnamon & more)

Tools

Brushes: MAC
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: Sally Hansen
Top Coat: Sally Hansen
Polish: OPI
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NC40 - combo skin (greasy on my nose, dry on my cheeks), thick, curly/wavy hair

Skincare

Cleanser: Garnier Nutritioniste NutriPure
Toner/astringent: N/A
Exfoliator: N/A
Moisturizer: The Body Shop Vitamin E
Eye Cream: N/A
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: Tea tree oil
Mask: N/A
Sunscreen: Fair & Lovely

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): N/A
Cleanser (bar): Some soap I stole from some hotels, I have a shoebox full of them.
Scrub: N/A
Lotion/Body Cream: St. Ives Vanilla, VS
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: VS skin silkening body lotion (Vanilla Lace)
Sunscreen: Fair & Lovely

Hair Care
Shampoo: Suave professionals biobasics
Conditioner: (same as above)
Conditioning Treatment: Dabur Amla oil
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: Organix Coconut Milk Split Ends remover
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: Revlon Colorstay Active Light, Neutrogena Mineral Sheers
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: Physicians Formula Concealer Duo in Beige/Green
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: N/A
Powder Blush: Clinique cupid, Prestige Raffia, MAC plum foolery,
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: L'oreal Blush Delice in Strawberry Tart
Bronzer: N/A
EYE
Mascara: Lancome L'Extreme (my absolute favorite)
Primer/Base: L'oreal decrease
Eyeshadow: MAC, Physicians Formula Baked Sweets, NYC eye2eye in plum heather, Lancome,
Cream Eyeshadow: N/A (greasy lids)
Liner (pencil): UD 24/7, Prestige automatic pencils
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines
** Brow stuff: MAC Brow shader in soft charcoal/maple

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Burt's bees
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: Loreal automatic lip liners
Lipstick: MAC Prolongwear in Alta Moda (perfect base for any of my red lipsticks), MAC Red, Besame Cherry Red, Estee Lauder Double Wear in Eterna Plum
Lip Gloss: Laura Mercier Liquid Crystals Lip glace in Pink Quartz, MAC Hothouse lipglass

Tools

Brushes: MAC, but since I'm a poor college student, Sonia Kashuk
Eyelash Curler: Revlon, Tweezerman

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: Total Nail Rx (the pink one)
Top Coat: Seche Vite
Polish: Revlon Colorstay, Loreal Top Speed
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NC45 - Normal/shiny T-zone/hair:relaxed, dyed hair worn in every style imaginable

Skincare

Cleanser: Cetaphil, Clean & Clear Morning Burst , LUSH Coal Face soap

Toner/astringent: Witch Hazel

Exfoliator: Neotrogena Blackhead scrub

Moisturizer: Clinique Gel (the yellow one)
Mask: Queen Helen
Sunscreen: Avon

Body Care

Cleanser (liquid): Dove

Cleanser (bar): Dove, Lever, Irish Spring
Scrub:  Lush Ocean salt, Lush buffy the backside slayer
Lotion/Body Cream: Palmers Cocoa Butter, Johnson's Baby Oil, Coconut Oil

Hand Cream: Avon Silicone Glove
Foot Cream: Any
Sunscreen: Avon

Hair Care

Shampoo: Creme of Nature(old school), others as well
Conditioner: any

Conditioning Treatment: 10 en 1, Dr. Miracle
Leave In Conditioner: Motions
Styling Products: CHI, Pink Oil(yeah, I know) Pro Con Gel, Vatika Coconut oil, olive oil, Mane & tail detangler(staple)
Hairspray: Spritz, Pump it up
At Home Dye: Bijen (the asian powder mix) or jet black rinse
Professional: A lovely Brazilian lady does my hair sometimes.  Really only go to the salon for trims, otherwise i style it myself

FACE MAKEUP

Foundation: MAC
Concealer: MAC Studio Finish
Loose Powder: N/A

Pressed Powder: MAC blot powder

Powder Blush:  MAC & NYX blushes
Highlighter: any

Bronzer: elf & wet n wild


EYE

Mascara: Lash Stiletto

Primer/Base: UD  primer potion
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments, & NYX
Cream Eyeshadow: N/A

Liner (pencil): MAC & NYX
Liner (liquid): MAC
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines
Brows: MAC Mystery & Cork e/s, Clear Brow Finisher, Spiked, Mixing Medium & a highlight

LIP

Chapstick/Balm: Carmax, ,Bonne Belle Orange Pop
Lip Liner: MAC
Lipstick: MAC Nudes & NYX Nudes....any nudes lol

Lip Gloss: MAC Nudes & NYX Mega Shines

 

TOOLS

Brushes: MAC
Other: Tweezer, , sharpener


Nails
Have a million and one polishes


Edited by oracle1 - 1/19/11 at 4:00pm
post #14 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Skincare
Cleanser: Biore Pore Refining Wipes.
Toner/astringent: Biore's Blackhead astringent.
Exfoliator: until I invest...baking soda and a lil soap. works like a charm!
Moisturizer: usually, Clean and Clears Oxygenating Moisturizer.
Eye Cream: n/a
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: n/a
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: Olay Dermapods!
Blemish Treatment: usually Clean and Clear's Blackhead stuff.
Mask: Queen Helen's Mint Masque!
Sunscreen: n/a

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): my fav is Netrogena's Body Scrub! Been using that Caress stuff tho.
Cleanser (bar): Dove!
Scrub: same as the liquid cleanser!
Lotion/Body Cream: my fav is by St Ives! that whipped cream stuff.
Hand Cream: n/a
Foot Cream: n/a
Sunscreen: n/a

Hair Care
Shampoo: Neutrogena's Triple Moisturizing Shampoo.
Conditioner: Neutrogena's Triple Moisturizing Conditioner.
Conditioning Treatment: Neutrogena's Triple Moisturizing Deep Conditioner.
Leave In Conditioner:n/a
Volumizer: n/a
Styling Products: Ampro Pro Styl hair gel...a classic! and almost anything by Softee.
Hairspray: any sheen/holding spray by Pink.
At Home Dye: n/a

Makeup
FACE
Primer: n/a...I'd like to invest, though!
Foundation: CG Trublend Liquid Foundation in Toasted Almond.
Tinted Moisturizer: n/a
Concealer: n/a, planning to invest!
Loose Powder: CG Loose Translucent Powder.
Pressed Powder: Revlon's ColorStay with SoftFlex in Medium/Deep.
Powder Blush: honestly, Ive no idea the brand, sorta stole it from a friend. :]
Cream/Gel Blush: n/a
Highlighter: CG Cheekers Blush in Soft Sable.
Bronzer: n/a...my last brozer passed away in a fatal bathroom accident.

EYE
Mascara: CG Lash Exact in Waterproof.
Primer/Base: n/a
Eyeshadow: Hot Topic's Rebel brand in Red.
Cream Eyeshadow: Hot Topic's Eyesmudge in Red. Dries to a GORGE matte finish.
Liner (pencil): Maybelline's Unstoppable liner. Barely smudges.
Liner (liquid): Physician's Formula Eye Definer Felt Tip Eye Marker.
Liner (gel): I usually go for Hot Topic's Black Eyesmudge for that.

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: anything my Lipsmackers or Avon.
Primer: n/a
Lip Liner: a semi-nude colour I got in a makeup set.
Lipstick: Busted, by MARK. wonder if they still make it!
Lip Gloss: Sally Hansen's Plumping Glosses! the clear will knock you out.

Tools
Brushes: a brush set I snagged at Claire's and this one set I got for free with a magazine I bought!
Eyelash Curler: me mum's...haha.

Nails

Cuticle Cream: n/a
Base Coat: Sally Hansen.
Top Coat: Sally Hansen...
Polish: Sally Hansen!
post #15 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NC45 - Sensitive: pretty good skin, a little shiny on Tzone, Relaxed Hair: black/dark brown

Skincare

Cleanser: Clinique Liquid Soap Mild
Toner/astringent: Clinique Clarifying Lotion
Exfoliator: St. Ives Medicated Apricot Face Scrub
Moisturizer: Clinique Super Defense
Eye Cream: Clinique All About The Eye Cream
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:Clinique Turnaround Visible Renewer
Blemish Treatment: Clinique Night-time Ance Treatment
Mask: Biore Self-heating Mask
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Dove Body Wash
Cleanser (bar): Dove
Scrub: N/A
Lotion/Body Cream: Prescribed Cream
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunblock 45

Hair Care
Shampoo: Motions Lavish Conditioning Shampoo
Conditioner: Motions Moisture Plus Conditioner
Conditioning Treatment: Motions CPR Treatment
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: Motions Styling Foam and Hair Sheen
Hairspray: Motion Light Hold Hair Spray
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: Clinique Superbalance Makeup
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: N/A
Loose Powder: Clinique Blended Face Powder - Transparency 6
Pressed Powder: N/A
Powder Blush: MAC - Sweet as Cocoa, Raizin, Format
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: MAC Mineralized Skin Finish - Shimpagne
Bronzer: MAC Mineralized Skin Finish - Deep Dark

EYE
Mascara: CG Exact Lash - Very Black
Primer/Base: N/A
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows
Cream Eyeshadow: N/A
Liner (pencil): Bonne Belle Eye Definers
Liner (liquid): Maybelline Liquid Liner - Black
Liner (gel): Clinique Gel Liner - Black

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Blistex
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: Bonne Belle Eye Definers
Lipstick: MAC lipsticks
Lip Gloss: CG Wet Slicks

Tools

Brushes: Body Brushes from UK
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: N/A
Top Coat: N/A
Polish: N/A
post #16 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NW45 (who's not?), oily skin; porous, fine, relaxed hair.

Skincare

Cleanser: Biore Pore Minimizing Face Wash (night), Thalgo Pure Freshness Cleansing Gel (morning)
Toner/astringent: Neutrogena Clear Pore Astringent/ Thalgo Pure Freshness Astringent
Exfoliator: N/A
Moisturizer: Thalgo Ultra Matte/ Somme A-Bomb
Eye Cream: N/A
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: N/A
Mask: N/A
Sunscreen: Somme

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): No Pref.
Cleanser (bar): No Pref.
Scrub: N/A
Lotion/Body Cream: Jergens
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: Kerasal
Sunscreen: No pref.

Hair Care
Shampoo: KeraCare Hydrating, Detangling Shampoo
Conditioner: KeraCare Leave In Conditioner
Conditioning Treatment: KeraCare Reconstructor
Leave In Conditioner: Same as "Conditioner"
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: CHI Straight Guard, Kerasilk Flat Marvel
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: N/A
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: N/A
Loose Powder: MakeUp Forever Super Matte Loose Powder #12
Pressed Powder: N/A
Powder Blush: NARS Outlaw, MAC Sweet As Cocoa
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: N/A
Bronzer: MAC Metal Rock MSF

EYE
Mascara: Cover Girl Volume Exact
Primer/Base: Urban Decay Primer Potion
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments, NARS
Cream Eyeshadow: N/A
Liner (pencil): Urban Decay 24/7, MAC
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Burt's Bees
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: N/A
Lipstick: MAC Viva Glam VI
Lip Gloss: MAC Lustreglass, Tendertones

Tools

Brushes: MAC
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: SolarBalm
Base Coat: Creative Toughen Up
Top Coat: Seché Vite/PNC's Voila
Polish: OPI/Essie/Creative

Your turn!
post #17 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NW45 - horrible acne ridden skin (working on it), shiny, pigmentation
Hair relaxed, no color, 4b I think

Skincare

Cleanser: M.D. Fonte' Glycare Cleansing Gel, Neova Herbal Wash
Toner/astringent: N/A
Exfoliator: Neova Microdermabrasion Scrub
Moisturizer: Aveeno Positively Radiant SPF 15
Eye Cream: Mario Badescu Ceramide Herbal Eye Cream
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: none
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: same as eye cream
Blemish Treatment: M.D. Fonte' Glycare Perfection Gel, Differin Cream, antibiotics
Mask: N/A
Sunscreen: see moisturizer

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Bath and Body Works Black Rasberry Vanilla and Sheer Fresca
Cleanser (bar): Irish Spring
Scrub: Victoria's Secret Intensive Body Scrub
Lotion/Body Cream: Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Butter Lotion
Hand Cream: Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Aveda Damage Remedy
Conditioner: Aveda Damage Remedy Reconstruction Conditioner
Conditioning Treatment: Silk Elements Mega Silk Conditioning Mayonnaise
Leave In Conditioner: Neutrogena Triple Moisture Silk Touch
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: CHI Silk Infusion, Organic Root Stimulator Lotion
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish Primer
Foundation: SFF NW 45/ Bare Minerals dark
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: MAC Studio Finish NC 50
Loose Powder: Bare Minerals Mineral Veil
Pressed Powder: MAC blot powder deep dark
Powder Blush: MAC Breezy, Bare Escentuals Compassion
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: Milani Luminous, MAC Pearl Sunshine Beauty Powder
Bronzer: Black Radiance Radiant Glow

EYE
Mascara: Smashbox that's a wrap mascara in black
Primer/Base: UDPP
Eyeshadow: MAC- carbon, beautyburst, moth brown, nocturelle; BE pussycat, pure spice, peacock, praise, true gold, beautiful lisa; Milani shock, java bean
Cream Eyeshadow: n/a
Liner (pencil): Styli-style black, MAC Carbon e/s
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): Smashbox jet set liner in black

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Carmex
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: N/A
Lipstick: MAC Vivacious
Lip Gloss: MAC Pinkarat, Smashbox stuff

Tools

Brushes: MAC 129SE, 190SE, Pout Air Brush (187 dupe), BE eyelash comb, BE heavenly liner blending, Face Secrets (sally beauty brand) smudge, Sonia kashuk blending, Smashbox #21 (bent eyeliner), essence of Beauty smoky-wide double ended brush
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: N/A
Top Coat: Sally Hansen
Polish: N/A
post #18 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NW45 - oily/acne prone skin w/ a few acne scars///naturally curly corsed hair and highlighted.

Skincare

Cleanser: Olay Daily Facials Clarity Cloths
Toner/astringent: N/A
Exfoliator: N/A
Moisturizer: Olay Complete w/ SPF 15
Eye Cream: N/A
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: N/A
Mask: Peter Thomas Roth Oxygen Detoxifying Masque
Sunscreen: Olay Complete w/ SPF 15

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): N/A
Cleanser (bar): Philosophy Amazing Grace
Scrub: Victoria's Secret Smoothing Body Exfoliator
Lotion/Body Cream: Johnson & Johnsons Baby Oil and Baby Lotion
Hand Cream: Neutrogenas Norwegian Hand Cream
Foot Cream: Same as above
Sunscreen: Banana Boat Kids w/ SPF 50

Hair Care
Shampoo: Pantene Relaxed and Natural
Conditioner: Pantene Relaxed and Natural
Conditioning Treatment: Pantene Relaxed and Natural Conditioning Mask
Leave In Conditioner: same as above
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: Jam and Water
Hairspray: Motions Hair Spray
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: Revlon Colorstay w/ Softflex or Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Cream Foundation
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: N/A
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: Covergirl Outlast Pressed Powder
Powder Blush: Milani blushes (all except pink craze), MAC Desert Rose and Ambering Rose a few Smashbox blushes and Anabelle blushes
Cream/Gel Blush: NARS Turkish Red
Highlighter: Milani Luminous
Bronzer: Physicians Formula Multi Colored Bronzer (Sometimes)

EYE
Mascara: Covergirl Lash Exact or Volume Exact
Primer/Base: Urban Decay Primer Potion
Eyeshadow: MAC eyeshadows and pigments, WnW e/s trios, Milani e/s etc.
Cream Eyeshadow: N/A
Liner (pencil): N/A
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): L'oreal HIP cream liners

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Carmex or Chapstick Moisturizer
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: N/A
Lipstick: None Really
Lip Gloss: Way To Many to name, but favs are: YSL Golden Gloss #2 and The Balm Lip Plump

Tools

Brushes: MAC, Sephora, Sonia Kashuk etc.
Eyelash Curler: New York Color and Shu Umera

Nails

Cuticle Cream: Sally Hansen Vitamin E Cuticle Oil
Base Coat: Sally Hansen Double Duty Base and Top Coat
Top Coat: same as base
Polish: OPI, Essie, China Glaze, NARS, Chanel etc.

post #19 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Caramel complexion, golden undertones. Very oily skin, hyperpigmentation is an issue. Hair is unrelaxed, naturally wavy/curly, usually heat styled

Skincare

Cleanser: Ole Henriksen On The Go cleanser
Toner/astringent: Witch Hazel
Exfoliator:Peter Thomas Roth Botanical Buffing Beads
Moisturizer: Ole Henriksen Sheer Transformation
Eye Cream: Caudelie Contour Creme
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Collagen Booster
Blemish Treatment: DermaDoctor Ain't Misbehavin'
Mask: DDF 10% Sulfur Treatment
Sunscreen: Peter Thomas Roth Ultra Lite Oil Free SPF30

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Philosophy 3-in-1s
Scrub: Philosophy Hot Salt Scrub
Lotion/Body Cream: Philosophy Body Butter
Hand Cream: L'Occitane 25% Shea Butter hand creme
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: Peter Thomas Roth Ultra Lite Oil Free SPF30

Hair Care
Shampoo: Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine
Conditioner: ^^
Conditioning Treatment: ^ Leave In Conditioner
Leave In Conditioner: ^^
Volumizer: Jonathan Silky Dirt
Styling Products: Silky Dirt, Frederic Fekkai Beach Waves
Hairspray: Jonathon Finish Hold
At Home Dye: Garnier 100% Color

Makeup
FACE
Primer: Make Up For Ever All Mat
Foundation: Make Up For Ever Face & Body
Tinted Moisturizer: LORAC ProtecTint
Concealer: MUFE Lift Concealer
Loose Powder: MUFE Super Mat Loose Powder
Pressed Powder: MUFE Duo Mat foundation powder
Powder Blush: NARS
Cream/Gel Blush: NARS
Highlighter: NARS
Bronzer: NARS

EYE
Mascara:Laura Mercier Thickening & Building, MUFe Volume Mascara
Primer/Base:Urban Decay Primer Potion
Eyeshadow: MAC, NARS, MUFE, Urban Decay
Cream Eyeshadow: Urban Decay
Liner (pencil): MUFE Aqua Eyes
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): Stila Smudgepots

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Jack Black lip treatment
Lip Liner: MUFE Aqua Lip
Lipstick: NARS
Lip Gloss: MAC Lipglass
Tools

Brushes: MAC, Sephora Platinum
Eyelash Curler: Shu Uemura

Nails

Cuticle Cream: Boscia Jujube Salve Stick
Base Coat: OPI
Top Coat: Sephora Lacquer
Polish: OPI Dulce De Leche
post #20 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

nw 50 w/ relatively clear skin.

Skincare
Cleanser: Cetaphil for oily skin
Toner/astringent: neutrogena
Exfoliator: na
Moisturizer: neutrogena healthy skin
Eye Cream: na
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: na

Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: na
Blemish Treatment: na
Mask: na
Sunscreen: coppertone sportblock/waterproof

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): bbw sensual amber (new fave!)
Cleanser (bar): fresh's lemon
Scrub: na
Lotion/Body Cream: cetaphil sensitive skin treatment
Hand Cream: aquaphor
Foot Cream: mary kay refreshing mint
Sunscreen: na (bad girl!)

Hair Care
Shampoo: tea tree oil shampoo
Conditioner: na ( dreadlocks, but when loose i loved pantene hydrating curls)
Conditioning Treatment: na
Leave In Conditioner: Aveda damage remedy
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: na
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: na
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: mac studio fix nw 50
Loose Powder: na
Pressed Powder: na
Powder Blush: na
Cream/Gel Blush: na
Highlighter: na
Bronzer: na
EYE
Mascara: l'oreal voluminous
Primer/Base: wnw cream eyeshadow as base
Eyeshadow: mac, mary kay, black radiance, black opal
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC ccb
Liner (pencil): Eye Khol
Liner (liquid): na
Liner (gel): bobbi brown espresso
LIP
Chapstick/Balm: aveeno medicated
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: MAC currant
Lipstick: MAC media
Lip Gloss: mac desire
Tools

Brushes: sonia kashiuk
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream
Base Coat: na
Top Coat: Sally Hansen hard as nails
Polish: essie nude beach

Your turn!
post #21 of 120
Thread Starter 

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Would love to hear more about what everyone's staples are!
post #22 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NC42 - Dry to combination skin, sensitive, clear but I get breakouts from time to time.
Wavy to curly hair, dry, colored

Skincare

Cleanser: QV wash
Toner/astringent: Rose water
Exfoliator: St. Ives Gentle Apricot scrub
Moisturizer: Neutrogena oil-free moisture for sensitve skin
Eye Cream: Clinique All About Eyes Rich
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: N/A
Mask: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): The body shop vanilla shower gel
Cleanser (bar): N/A
Scrub: Clinique sparkle skin body exfoliator
Lotion/Body Cream: Johnson's Baby Oil, Clinique deep comfort body butter
Hand Cream: Dobe body silk cream (comes in a small bottle)
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Kerastase oleo-relax shampoo
Conditioner: N/A
Conditioning Treatment: Kerastase oleo-relax smoothing treatment
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: Kerastase oleo-relax serum, Lancome hair sensation nutrition intense smooth & shine treatment.
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: Laura Mercier primer
Foundation: GA hydra glow foundation
Tinted Moisturizer: Clinique moisture sheer tints
Concealer: MAC Select Cover up
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: N/A
Powder Blush: Lotsa MAC & Nars blushes
Cream/Gel Blush: MAC creme blushes
Highlighter: MAC lightscapade MSF, Benefit high beam(i think thats the name :P)
Bronzer: H&M bronzer

EYE
Mascara: Diorshow mascara, clinique high impact mascara
Primer/Base: MAC paint pots
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments
Cream Eyeshadow: Clinique touch tints for eyes
Liner (pencil): MAC
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): Bobbi Brown long-wear gel eyeliner

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Cherry Labello
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: N/A
Lipstick: Mac lipsticks
Lip Gloss: MAC lipglasses & lipgelees

Tools

Brushes: MAC
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: N/A
Top Coat: N/A
Polish: MAC
post #23 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Skin:Thin,oily,aging,poreless,smooth,golden olive color.Problems w/melasma,loss of elasticity,undereye puffiness,Eurasian features.

Cleanser: Any good cream/glycerin based cleanser. Usually was Za,but since its no longeravailable,Olay,Japanese brands or Garnier.

Toner: not necessary for me. Sometimes an alcohol pad.

Exfoliator: Of prime importance to me. I generally use a washcloth or a facebrush. Before bed I use a whitening gel with hydroquinine and kojic acid in a glycolic or salcylic acid base. That's enough chemical exfoliation for me.

Moisturizer: Unecessary for oily skin

eyecream: eyecream makes my bags puffy. I use preparation H gel. I was working in an OR with a plastic surgeon who used it under his eyes! It temporarily shrinks and tightens.

Wrinkle/antiaging cream: Nothing in a jar will prevent wrinkles. If I have a dry spell, I look for products w/hyralauronic acids-it temporarily fills lines.

Antiaging eye: Sunglasses
Mask:I love mud masks!!!!

Sunscreen: I don't wear. If you can't replace it every two hours,its degradation brings a number of free radicals down into the pores,doing more harm than good.

Body care:

I use a bath brush and an abrasive sponge,I replace these atleast once a month. I use dial and also NARS bodywash in the same shower time-and I scrub like a madwoman.

Lotion: Calgon mmmmarshmallow

Hair Care:

John Freida or Pantene shampoo and conditioner for color treated hair twice a day.

Leave in Conditioner: Neutrogena

Hair dye: Feria and Clairol's No Brass a few days later

Makeup

Primer: Smashbox....or RoC Retinol (it is full of dimethicone-the ingrediant in sucessful primers. If it's got -cone on the end,it tends to be a soothing ingrediant. Just like simethicone soothes stomachs,dimethicone soothes skin ,and so do products like cyclomethicones,etc)

Foundation:NARS oilfree. (I use blotting tissues and build)Very good yellow and green undertones in most of their foundations,they never streak or run in tropical weather.

Concealor: Becca or Neutrogena

Loose Powder: NARS Beach

Powder Blush: NARS

CRreme blush: the Multiples,usually Maui or Riviera

HighLighter: NARS

Bronzer: I don't use bronzer,I don't need contour. If I need a skeletor look, I use ST Barts multiple or Casino Bronzer

Mascara: Estee Lauder (Its so long and silky it doesn't look like a product is on,all their mascaras never clump or look garish)

Maybelline XXL for outrageous lashes that touch my eyebrows

Eyeshadow powder and creme: NARS

Liquid Liner: Wet and Wild waterproof,NARS,Max Factor

Pencil Eyeliner: MAC Kohl/Kajal,Sephora No one tops MAC's pencils,IMO.

Lips

Balm: Alba's Hawaiian pineapple. Using this for years

Liner: Sephora or Estee Lauder

Lipstick: NARS

Mattifier for lips: Make up Forever

Gloss: Smashbox

Tools: Lash curler:Revlon

Brushes: Sephora Professional

Brush wash: John Freida (color treated)-its gentle,conditioning

Blotting Papers-various Japanese brands or NARS (they are powdered)
post #24 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Skin Lightener is Peter Thomas Roth. It exfoliates and takes care of the melasma and dark spots. I forgot to name it under "exfoliator". Its done a great job of evening out my skin tone.
post #25 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NW 45, no acne problems, not oily, very thick permed and dyed hair

Skincare

Cleanser: Dudu Black Soap
Toner/astringent: N/A
Exfoliator: N/A
Moisturizer: Carol's Daughter Face Butter
Eye Cream: MAC Fast Response Cream
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: N/A
Mask: MAC Scrub <ask
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Dove Original
Cleanser (bar): Dove and Ivory
Scrub: Oigins Salt Scrub
Lotion/Body Cream: Palmers Cocoa Butta (I put this everywhere)
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Kera Care Dry & Itchy Shampoo
Conditioner: Kera Care Dry & Itchy Conditioner
Conditioning Treatment: Kera Care Reconstructor
Leave In Conditioner: Kera Care
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: N/A
Hairspray: Mizani
At Home Dye: Bigen

Makeup
FACE
Primer: N/A
Foundation: N/A
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: MAC Select Cover up/Studio Finish
Loose Powder:N/a
Pressed Powder: MAC
Powder Blush: MAC Coppertone, Ambering Rose, & Sweet as CoCoa
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: N/A
Bronzer: MAC

EYE
Mascara: MAC Zoomlash
Primer/Base: MAC
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paints, Shadesticks
Liner (pencil): N/A
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Vaseline
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: MAC
Lipstick: MAC
Lip Gloss: MAC C-Thru & Early Bloomer (2 of my favorite)

Tools

Brushes: MAC
Eyelash Curler: Target Brand

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: whatever the nail tech uses
Top Coat: whatevr the nail tech uses
Polish: French Manicure always

This was fun!
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

NC45 - oily skin with dry patches right around my nose. Sisterlocked hair. Colored - blonde tips.
Skincare

Cleanser: Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser for Normal to Oily Skin, Purpose Gentle Cleanser, Philosophy Purity Made Simple
Toner/astringent: Neutrogena Alcohol-Free Toner
Exfoliator: Paula's Choice Beta Hydroxy Gel, Neutrogena Oil-Free Scrub
Moisturizer: Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture SPF 15
Eye Cream: Bobbi Brown Overnight Eye Cream, Olay eye something or other
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: Avon Anew Ultimate Age Repair Cream
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product:
Blemish Treatment: Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Treatment
Mask: Paula's Choice Skin Balancing Mask
Sunscreen: See above. In summer, I use Paula's Choice Sunscreen with SPF 30.

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Dial Mandarin something or other
Cleanser (bar): Ivory
Scrub: Bath and Body Works scrub in Warm Vanilla Sugar
Lotion/Body Cream: Palmers Cocoa Butter, Johnson's Baby Oil Gel (lavendar vanilla), Carol's Daughter Body Butter in Jamaican Punch and Almond Cookie
Hand Cream: N/A
Foot Cream: N/A
Sunscreen: I like Banana Boat spray-on

Makeup
FACE
Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish Primer
Foundation: BareEscentuals Foundation in Warm Tan, MAC MSF in Dark, MAC Studio Mist in NC45, MAC Studio Fix Fluid/Powder in NC 45
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit in Golden
Loose Powder: BareEscentuals Tinted Mineral Veil
Pressed Powder: MAC Blot Powder in Dark
Powder Blush: MAC Sweet as Cocoa, Plum Foolery, Raizin; NARS Exhibit A, Torrid, Taj Mahal; CARGO BeachBlush in Coral Beach; CARGO Laguna, Mendocino, Rome, Gotham; Bobbi Brown Plum, Coral, Apricot, Clementine, Peony, French Pink
Cream/Gel Blush: Tarte Cheekstain in Tickled, Natural Beauty; NARS The Multiple in Maui, Orgasm
Highlighter: Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips in Miami Strip, Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Pink Quartz
Bronzer: CARGO Medium or Dark; Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips in Waikiki Strip

EYE
Mascara: MAC Zoomlash, MAX Factor 2000 Calories, L'Oreal Voluminous Carbon Black
Primer/Base: Urban Decay Primer Potion, MAC Paint Pots
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paint Pots, particularly Indianwood and Rubenesque
Liner (pencil): MAC Eye Kohls and Kohl Power Pencils
Liner (liquid): Maybelline Ultra Liner
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidlines

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: Smith's Rosebud Salve, Brambleberry Lip Balm; MAC Lip Conditioner; Sugar Lip Balm
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner:MAC Lipliner in Cork, BBQ, Currant, Mahogany, Brick; MAC Cremestick Liner in Velvetella
Lipstick: MAC Sashimi Mimi, Velvet Teddy, O, Dubonnet, CB 96, Ruby Woo
Lip Gloss: MAC Lustreglasses (particularly Instant Gold, Love Nectar); Mally Beauty lipglosses, KLS Fabulosity Glossamers

Tools

Brushes: MAC or Sonia Kashuk (Target)
Eyelash Curler: N/A
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Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

Skincare

Cleanser: Neutrogena face wash with salicilic acid
Toner/astringent: N/A -- a waste IMO
Exfoliator: St Ives Medicated Scrub
Moisturizer: Johnson and Johnson
Mask: ...lord i have not done a mask in a min. but when i do always clay -- i have oily skin
Sunscreen: moisturizer has it

Body Care

Cleanser (liquid): Dove
Cleanser (bar): Dove
Scrub: Dove, Victorias Secrets, Whole Foods, BBWs, any sugar scrub that smells yummi!
Lotion/Body Cream: Nivea -- ALWAYS! love this stuff
Hand Cream: bbw pearbeary
Foot Cream: any
Sunscreen: coppertone...but i don't wear it much

Hair Care

Shampoo: i don't shampoo my hair. only my wigs!
Conditioner: miss keys 10 en 1 super, silicon mix, cantu shea butter leave in. i only co-wash
Conditioning Treatment: see above -- i leave on for a few hours. i also make my own concoction with eggs and ors hair mayo
Leave In Conditioner: dominican product...goodness, can't remember the name!
Styling Products: natural hair: glycerin and s curl (don't sleep on this naturals)
Hairspray: only on lace wigs: dove hairspray for color treated hair
At Home Dye: never dyed my natural hair. have used a black rinse though
Professional: none. i do my own hair. only go to salons to get layers put in my wigs.

FACE MAKEUP

Foundation: rarely...
Concealer: i have a stick by black opal but don't use it much :confused:
Loose Powder: i used to use bare minerals...but lately it seems as though it makes my face look ashy!!
Pressed Powder: cover girl queen collection
Powder Blush: limited edition revlon blush. looks so good on my skin. this in rose rapture: http://www.revlon.com/ProductCatalog...&P roductID=4
Highlighter: a limited edition revlon highlighter i bought during the christmas holidays last year. looks great on!
Bronzer: victorias secret. this one (#3 i think): http://www2.victoriassecret.com/comm...537&pn=fal se

EYE

Mascara: Maybelline
Primer/Base: UD Eyeshadow primer potion
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments, Mizani & NYX, La Femme -- I'm ordering some of this soon. Picked up some Belle Pierre in the mall (kiosk lady attacked me) -- pigments. they are really good quality.
Cream Eyeshadow: don't really use them
Liner (pencil): MAC
Liner (liquid): wet and wild
Liner (gel): don't use yet -- ordering some through la femme
Brows: custom brow power i get from the lady that does my brows.

LIP

Chapstick/Balm: organic chapstick
Lip Liner: MAC
Lipstick: mac mostly
Lip Gloss: nyx

TOOLS

Brushes: ...let me go and order some new ones RIGHT NOW -- my sonia k's for target are almost DEAD!
Other: Tweezer, sharpener


Nails
pedi at the salon. mani - a waste of money at the salon so i do them myself. i use opi or sally hensen hard as wraps. her new acrylic and nylon polish makes my nails look like i got them done at the salon.
post #28 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

C40/combo, not too oily though/naturally thick-wavy-curly, usually flat-ironed straight except for this past summer when I decided to embrace my natural hair

Skincare
Cleanser: Clean & Clear Deep Action Cream Cleanser
Toner/astringent: Aveeno Positively Radiant Toner
Exfoliator: Aveeno Skin Brightening Daily Scrub
Moisturizer: Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer w/ SPF 15
Eye Cream: MAC Fast Response Cream
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: Clean & Clear Invisible Blemish Treatment
Mask: N/A
Sunscreen: Coppertone Oil Free Faces Lotion SPF 30 (only use this in the summer)

Body Care

Cleanser (liquid): Dove Deep Moisture Beauty Body Wash / Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Body Wash
Cleanser (bar): Dove Sensitive Skin Bar (only one that doesn’t make my skin dry!!)
Scrub: Dove Gentle Exfoliating Beauty Body Wash
Lotion/Body Cream: Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion / Lubriderm Unscented Moisturizer (which I only bought to moisturize my tattoo when I first got it done but I haven’t finished the bottle so I still use it occasionally)
Hand Cream: Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
Foot Cream: Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion (haha I use it everywhere!!)
Sunscreen: Coppertone Oil Free Lotion SPF 30 (only use this in the summer)

Hair Care

Shampoo: Bumble & Bumble Gentle Shampoo
Conditioner: Bumble & Bumble Super Rich Conditioner
Conditioning Treatment: Bumble & Bumble Deeep
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: All Bumble & Bumble: Prep, Styling Lotion, Thickening Spray, Brilliantine, Sumowax, Defrizz, Straight, Curl Conscious Curling Crème for medium to thick hair
Hairspray: Bumble & Bumble Does It All Styling Spray
At Home Dye: N/A


LOL, as you can tell my other fav brand besides MAC is Bumble & Bumble!!!

Makeup

FACE

Primer: MAC Prep & Prime Face
Foundation: MAC Studio Fix C40
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: MAC Studio Finish NW35 & NC42 (I layer the two to get the perfect colour)
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: N/A
Powder Blush: MAC Blush in Peaches & Dollymix, Cargo Blush in Sienna & Gothham
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: L'Oreal Glam Bronze All-over Loose Powder Highlighter
Bronzer: Cargo Bronzer in Dark / L'Oreal Glam Bronze Bronzing Powder in Dazzling Sunlight

EYE

Mascara: Maybelline Great Lash Waterproof Mascara in Very Black / Great Lash Clear for my brows
Primer/Base: MAC Prep & Prime Eye and Lash / MAC Bare Canvas or Sublime Nature Paints
Eyeshadow: MAC eyeshadows / L’Oreal eyeshadows (only when I’m going to work cuz I don’t want to waste my beautiful MAC colours!!!)
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paints
Liner (pencil): Maybelline Unstoppable Eyeliner (various colours)
Liner (liquid): Maybelline Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Black
Liner (gel): N/A

LIP

Chapstick/Balm: Chapstick Lip Moisturizer
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: N/A
Lipstick: Revlon Super Lustrous (various colours) / Cargo Lipstick in Fez
Lip Gloss: Revlon Super Lustrous (various colours) / Rimmel Clear Lipgloss

Tools

Brushes: MAC 168, 129, 239, 222, 269, 219 / a few L’Oreal brushes – all purpose eyeshadow and powder & blush ones
Eyelash Curler: Sephora EyeLash Curler

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: Revlon Top coat & Base coat in one
Top Coat: Revlon Top coat & Base coat in one
(sorry can’t remember the exact name as I hardly ever wear nail polish anymore … if I have to go somewhere special I usually get gels otherwise I just buff them, put on some cuticle oil and leave ‘em naked!)
Polish: Revlon Nail Enamel (various colours)
post #29 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

I came out of lurk mode to post in this thread. I love reading these lists!

Me: Bobbi Brown Golden or GA LS 9 (I don't do MAC foundations so I don't know what I am), combo skin, shoulder length 3c hair worn naturally


Skincare

Cleanser: Bliss Sleeping Peel Cream Cleanser
Toner/astringent: DDF 10% Glycolic
Exfoliator: Aveeno Skin Brightening Daily Face Scrub
Moisturizer: Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel
Eye Cream: Origins No Puffery
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product: Clinique Total Turnaround
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: Kinerase
Blemish Treatment: Clean & Clear
Mask: Fresh Rose Face Mask
Sunscreen: Clinique Superdefense SPF 25 (summer only)

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Crabtree & Evelyn Jojoba Oil
Cleanser (bar): Dove Sensitive Skin
Scrub: Neutrogena Energizing Sugar Body Scrub (smells so good!)
Lotion/Body Cream: Kiehl's Creme de Corps
Hand Cream: Kiehl's Ultimate Strength Hand Salve
Foot Cream: Bath and Body Works Shea it Isn't So
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Nexxus Therappe
Conditioner: Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner
Conditioning Treatment: Fresh Meadowfoam Cream Treatment Conditioner
Leave In Conditioner: Nexxus Humectress
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: A/G ReCoil, Paul Mitchell Gel
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: Clairol Natural Instincts

Makeup
FACE
Primer: Philosophy The Present
Foundation: GA Luminous Silk #9
Tinted Moisturizer: Clinique Almost Makeup in Deep 2 (discontinued ... boo!)
Concealer: Bobbi Brown Cream Concealer (under eyes), Maybelline Greatwear (for blemishes)
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: Laura Mercier Powder Foundation
Powder Blush: Nars Sin
Cream/Gel Blush: Nars Waikiki Multiple, Tarte Cheekstain in Sunkissed
Highlighter: Revlon Skinlights
Bronzer: Nars Casino

EYE
Mascara: Maybelline Lash Stylist
Primer/Base: MAC Paint in Bamboom
Eyeshadow: BECCA Eye Color Powder in Brocade, Milani Quad in Touch of Brown
Cream Eyeshadow: MAC Paints
Liner (pencil): Elizabeth Arden Smokey Eyes Powder Pencil
Liner (liquid): N/A
Liner (gel): MAC Fluidline in Dipdown

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: MAC Lip Conditioner
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: Clinique Sheer Shaper for Lips
Lipstick: Vincent Longo in Kiss and Chica Mokita
Lip Gloss: Nars Positano, Lancome Juicy Tube in Sun Bronze
Tools

Brushes: MAC, Trish McEvoy
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails

Cuticle Cream: N/A
Base Coat: N/A
Top Coat: N/A
Polish: Essie Jackie Oh My

Your turn!
post #30 of 120

Re: "The Best Of" for Women of Color...

I am NC 42-43 with normal to oily acne-prone skin and relaxed hair that I usually keep short of medium length.

Skincare

Cleanser: Clean and Clear Deep Action Cream Cleanser
Toner/astringent: N/A
Exfoliator: N/A
Moisturizer: Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture SPF-15
Eye Cream: Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
Wrinkle Cream/Anti-aging face product:N/A
Wrinkle/Anti-againg eye product: N/A
Blemish Treatment: Clean & Clear Persa-Gel 10
Mask: Clear Pore Cleanser/Mask
Sunscreen: N/A

Body Care
Cleanser (liquid): Bath & Body Works Creamy Body Wash (Freshwater Cucumber), Bath & Body Works Shower Gel (Exotic Coconut or Japanese Cherry Blossom),
Cleanser (bar): Pre de Provence (Linden), Alchimia (White Musk)
Scrub: N/A (I just use my exfoliating gloves with soap.)
Lotion/Body Cream: Bath & Body Works Body Butter (Freshwater Cucumber or Exotic Coconut)
Hand Cream: Savannah Bee Beeswax Hand Cream
Foot Cream: Bath & Body Works Toe the Line Foot Cream
Sunscreen: N/A

Hair Care
Shampoo: Elasta Shampoo for Relaxed Hair
Conditioner: Elasta Intense
Conditioning Treatment: N/A
Leave In Conditioner: N/A
Volumizer: N/A
Styling Products: Carol's Daughter Some of Marguerite's Magic, Lottabody Setting Lotion
Hairspray: N/A
At Home Dye: N/A

Makeup
FACE
Primer: Occasionally, MAC Prep+Prime
Foundation: Studio Fix, Studio Tech, Studio Mist
Tinted Moisturizer: N/A
Concealer: MAC Studio Finish
Loose Powder: N/A
Pressed Powder: MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural
Powder Blush: MAC Format, Sunbasque, Style, Peaches, Mocha, Petalpoint
Cream/Gel Blush: N/A
Highlighter: MAC Vanilla pigment
Bronzer: N/A

EYE
Mascara: Maybelline Define-a-Lash
Primer/Base: MAC Bare Canvas paint
Eyeshadow: MAC shadows and pigments, HIP eyeshadows
Cream Eyeshadow: N/A
Liner (pencil): Maybelline Unstoppable (black)
Liner (liquid): Maybelline Ultra Liner (black), L'Oreal Voluminous (black)
Liner (gel): N/A

LIP
Chapstick/Balm: MAC Lip Conditioner
Primer: N/A
Lip Liner: MAC lipliners and Cremestick liner
Lipstick: MAC (Honeyflower, Shitaki, Oolong, Photo, Coconutty, O, Media, Desire, Smoove, Carnal, Viva Glam I, New York Apple), HIP Charming
Lip Gloss: MAC Lustreglasses (Ornamental, Beaux, Instant Gold), MAC Lipglasses (Atmospheric, Moonbathe, Desire, Russian Red, Bare Fetish, Languish)

Tools
Brushes: Sonia Kashuk
Eyelash Curler: N/A

Nails
Cuticle Oil: Bath & Body Works
Base Coat: Milani
Top Coat: Sally Hansen Insta-Dry
Polish: Finger Paints, Sally Hansen Salon, OPI
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