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  1. Me220

    Pondering Racial Connotations of "Lightful"

    Hey my Beauties of Color. I know I haven't been around much but I'm always here, just never posting. I am curious to have a discussion on MAC's Lightful collection, particularly the connotations. The description reads as follows: Quote: A collection of skincare products formulated with...
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    Beauty of Color--Blue Smokey Eye [link]

    Hey ladies. I'm back with a new tutorial. I have been trying to conquer blue for forever, and I've finally done it. This is using all MilanMinerals (my new obsession). Minus Espresso e/s for brows and Pink Maribu l/s. I've attached the look we're trying to create. The tutorial is here. See you...
  3. Me220

    Purple Smokey Eye

    I did a purple smokey eye today, and I think I liked it. I still don't feel like the look is amazing, but I think I'm getting better at mastering the smokey eye. Here they go. Hosted on Fotki Hosted on Fotki Hosted on Fotki Hosted on Fotki Eyes: UDPP, MilanMinerals(MM) Passion Play...
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    My MilanMinerals Before & After plus Swatches

    So I've been raving about this foundation, and I wanted to share my find with my fellow beauties of color. The foundation shades are awesome, and the eyeshadows are great. So this is me with a bare face. You can see the minor imperfections, but my biggest problem is unevenness. I have a...
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    Beauty of Color---Fall Inspired Tutorial. [link]

    I have made a tutorial. It is my first, so constructive criticism is appreciated. Here it is. If you click "Slideshow" in the upper right-hand corner, you can see all the pictures and tips without having to click. Attached is the look I did the tutorial for. I hope to do more.
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    Beauty of Color Tutorial Requests

    Hi Everyone!! This is it. Here we ask for the tutorials we want to see, and we fulfill those requests. We test them here in a smaller sect of the community to stave off the nervousness of posting in the larger forum. I will start by requesting a blue look. That's the hardest for me, so seeing...
  7. Me220

    Blue Look for Woman of Color

    Hi Ladies. I am really interested in seeing a dark blue look on women on color (I'm an NC42). I want to see a range of colors (both shades of blue and skin tone) as it would help me get ready for a wedding I'm going to. And I know this is a reccomendation, but I really want to focus on seeing...
  8. Me220

    3 FOTDs (pic heavy)

    Hey Ladies, it's been a while since I've posted and I've been really busy with work, but I wanted to show three looks that I really liked. Constructive Criticism Always Appreciated. TIA. Look 1: Hosted on Fotki Hosted on Fotki Hosted on Fotki Eyes: UDPP, Azrael Blue pigment (lid &...
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    Fun with Fuchsia & My Collection

    So, I went to NY for the first time ever this weekend, and I visited Sephora and the Pro Store. This is my haul: Urban Decay Primer Potion Kitschmas pigment Naval Blue pigment Emerald Green pigment Teal pigment Fuchsia pigment Golden Lemon pigment Blue Herizon Liquid Last I'm looking for...
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    Playing with Reds (First FOTD here)

    Hey everyone. This is my first Specktra FOTD! This is a look I did yesterday fooling around with reds. I just traded some empties for New York Apple l/s and I love it, so I did an All Red All the Time look. Here goes. Constructive Criticism Appreciated. And just to be silly...