What are your beauty resolutions for 2016? Some of my favorite celebrity makeup artists have found a way to capitalize on their talents by creating products that provide solutions to some of our most pressing beauty queries. And what better way to update our vanities / makeup bags / beauty closets by patronizing black businesses this year?
Here are six beauty resolutions you might have along with six products you might want to check out soon:
Tai Young | 5 Steps to Flawless Brush Set
Your beauty resolutions: To invest in a set of professional makeup brushes.
Celebrity makeup artist: Tai Young
Her product: 5 Steps to Flawless Brush Set, $55
What it is: The first makeup set to come with makeup directions. Also available in a vegan option for $65.
Tia Dantzler | Red Carpet Beauty Secrets
Your beauty resolutions: To try a celebrity-inspired makeup look.
Celebrity makeup artist: Tia Dantzler
Her product: Red Carpet Beauty Secrets
What it is: An instructional DVD that provides step-by-step for the hottest makeup looks to ever appear on the red carpet.
Ashunta Sheriff | Perfect Blend Stick
Your beauty resolutions: To learn how to highlight and contour.
Celebrity makeup artist: Ashunta Sheriff
What it is: A dual-ended foundation stick and dual-ended brush that offers light to medium coverage and is available in six shades.
Melissa Hibbert | SHEEQ Skin-tone Evener BB Cream
Your beauty resolutions: To try a BB cream that enhances your melanin.
Celebrity makeup artist: Melissa Hibbert
Her product: SHEEQ Skin-tone Evener BB Cream
What it is: A BB cream that is part makeup, part skin care. The SHEEQ Skin-tone Evener BB Cream is specially formulated to even out skin tone for a smooth flawless finish. Enriched with Aloe Vera, Cucumber Extracts, it soothes and regenerate the skin. Provides superior skin protection that may prevent the appearance of premature skin aging and hyper-pigmentation.
Jamaya Moore | Pretty Much Beauty Glam Mirror
Your beauty resolutions: To keep your beat on fleek all night.
Celebrity makeup artist: Jamaya Moore
Her product: Pretty Much Beauty Glam Mirror
What it is: A LED light up compact with dual mirrors. Available in four colors – pink, Tiffany Blue Teal, Jet Black and Pure White. If you crave a little bit of bling, there are two options: the Caviar Glam Mirror, $50 (pictured above) or the Bling Glam Mirror (Clear Crystals, $45).
Review/Interview: Creative Conversations: Pretty Much Beauty
Lauren Napier | CLEANSE
Your beauty resolutions: To try a high-performing makeup wipe.
Celebrity makeup artist: Lauren Napier
What it is: A luxury facial cleansing wipe that removes stubborn makeup, pollution, and impurities from the skin’s surface.
Happy Saturday and happy shopping!