For Colored Girls : Beauty Blogger Jackie Aina Working To Create More Shades For Our Melanin


I dont want to put the facts out there but too many cosmetics brands still haven’t came to the realization that skin tones don’t stop at peanut butter or toffe — that’s not news. Whats is BOMB is that Too Faced is the latest high-end line to finally embrace darker shades and it’s thanks to beauty blogger Jackie Aina.

Aina is well known for the beauty tutorials on her YouTube channel which has over 1.5 million subscribers, regularly highlighting brands who cater to women of color — and calling out those who don’t. Sis dont PLAY 🕵️‍♂️🕵️‍♂️🕵️‍♂️

Jackie made the announcement via Instagram on her 30th birthday

it's my birthday!!! finally the big 3-0 is here and I can't think of a better day to announce the biggest project of my career to date. I've been keeping a little secret for the past few months 🙈 but it's FINALLY time to announce that this year I will be working with one of my favorite brands @toofaced to help expand their Born This Way foundation line and create darker AND deeper shades for all of you 💖 I'm so glad that all of the awareness we've created about INCLUSIVENESS is finally being heard and I get to curate these new shades from the FORMULA all the way to the shade names that will be available to all of you in the near future!!! This is literally one of my dreams! And it couldn't have happened without all of you ❤️ This is what happens when you stand your ground and believe in your message and keep your supporters number one at all costs. I'm so happy that Jerrod and Too Faced trust me with this initiative. best birthday EVAAAA 🙌🏾 time to CELEBRATE

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ColourPop is headed to Sephora

Colourpop Is moving on up?!

 
Have you heard the news? ColourPop is headed to Sephora!

 

The line is partnering with Sephora to launch an exclusive line in November. Keep an eye out for updates and sneak peeks!

 

What do you think it is, any guesses?

 

I was curious to know how this line will coincide with their existing products i.e. formulation, price, etc.

But from their latest Instagram live they stated “Prices are staying the same, formula staying the same, still manufacturing everything in their factory in California.”  

 

Lovin My Yoni Eggs

Over the past year, ive really dove in head first learning about the yoni eggs and how they help heal and strengthen my sacred vagina. A friend told me about Gemstone Yoni Egg ( http://www.gemstoneyonieggs.com) looking over their website taught me so much. One thing that stood out was all the eggs where GIA certified and the prices were very affordable.

The benefits of using Gemstone Yoni Eggs

Each yoni eggs and crystals comes in different color with different properties. Gemstone yoni eggs (http://www.gemstoneyonieggs.com) are the only natural , holistic , non-synethic vaginal exercise weights in the world.

I received the chakra amethyst yoni eggs from gemstone. I chose this particular egg because it’s know as the ” all healer”. Intuition and Calming are also properties , I find these properties will assist me in keeping my energies together.

The package was silver and chic with 3 yoni eggs (small , medium nand large) , wellness guild and a white sack to store the eggs. Everything about Gemstone (http://www.gemstoneyonieggs.com) is professional and educational. I love how the website and wellness guide that comes with each order is beginner friendly as well as a refresher for the pros. You can really tell they put alot of time into making their costumers happy.

The eggs where smooth as ice and very easy to insert. I used a thread on my drilled yoni eggs and so far so good.

Gemstone Yoni Eggs definitely made this experience magical. Im on my way to a holistic naturally healed vagina and its all thanks to Gemstone Yoni Eggs.

Check out my latest YouTube video on yoni eggs

Get 4 Dope Styles from 1 Twist Out!

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YouTube Sensation , Yolanda Renee of EtcBlogMag https://www.instagram.com/etcblogmag/ is known for her eclectic with a dash of around the way girl style. Im completely in love with hair and every hairstyles she rocks. I was going thru my old saved photos in my phone and ran across this one. 4 dope styles from 1 Twist Out thats GOALS for any naturalista , before my locs my twist outs only lasted 1 day. Dont be fooled by all these brands out now for us. Being mindful of what products work for your hair type is the Key to a lasting BOMB twist out!

3 AMAZING Beauty Items Hitting Drugstores for Under $13

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Color in Powder Room

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Deets: Sally Hansen’s new line contains a blend of natural acai, primrose, and argan oils designed to nourish weak nails (like mine after taking of a acrylic set). Plus, it has 38 long-wear shades for changing things up. The soft Powder Room shade is the perfect pale hue for Valentine’s Day.

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Color in Powder Room ($7)

Biore Charcoal Acne Clearing Cleanser

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Deets: The skin care gawds at Biore are expanding their collection with three new products for putting acne-prone skin in check. With this gentle yet deep cleanser (there are also two scrubs) contains natural charcoal for absorbing excess oils. It also has salicylic acid for treating current bumps and preventing future breakouts. Yass Honey!

Biore Charcoal Acne Clearing Cleanser ($8)

Yes To Tomatoes Clear Skin Detoxifying Charcoal Peel-Off Mask

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Deets: Its 97 percent natural product (in a super user-friendly tube) allows you to create a customized face mask. After about 15 minutes, you just peel it off to reveal a tighter, dirt-free surface.

Yes To Tomatoes Clear Skin Detoxifying Charcoal Peel-Off Mask ($16)

Nura Afia is Covergirl’s Newest Brand Ambassador

Hijab-donning, Muslim beauty, Nura Afia is Covergirl’s Newest Brand Ambassador. Afia is of Moroccan, Swiss, and Lebanese descent.

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Recently , Covergirl announced beauty Vlogger, Nura Afia as the newest ambassador for their new So Lashy! BlastPro Mascara.

Afia told CNN:

It’s a big accomplishment for all of us…It means that little girls that grew up like me have something to look up to. I grew up feeling like hijab would hold me back.

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She also told Refinery 29,

I hope [this campaign] will show Muslim women that brands care about us as consumers and we’re important, especially hijabis.

Afia’s ambassadorship means she’ll appear in commercials and on a billboard in Times Square. More importantly, however, her alignment with this very American and very recognizable brand will, undoubtably, help to remove the stigma and fear many people still hold against those who practice Islam.

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I’m doing this because I want there to be a time when my daughter grows up when she knows she can be anything she wants to be…It doesn’t matter what her beliefs are or what she looks like.

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Taraji P. Henson & Jussie Smollett Are The New Faces Of MAC’s Viva Glam Campaign

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“Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett are the new faces of MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam campaign.

Jussie excitedly announced the news via Instagram writing:

I’m excited to announce @tarajiphenson and I are working with @MACCosmetics on the #VIVAGLAM campaign! @MACcosmetics through the #MacAIDSFund is on a mission to end AIDS and since the 90s, they’ve raised $430 million through the sales of #VivaGlam lip products. Every single cent of the sales of these products help to end HIV/AIDS. I believe that together we can end this epidemic once and for all. Love y’all. ✊🏿✌🏿️

Good for them! This shot is stunning !

For more details , visit MACCosmetics.com/VivaGlam