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What are your beauty resolutions for 2016? Some of my favorite celebrity makeup artists have created products that provide solutions to some of our most pressing beauty problems as women of color. And what better way to update our vanities, makeup bags, and beauty closets by shopping black woman-owned 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
Her product: Perfect Blend Stick
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 regenerates the skin. Provides superior skin protection that may prevent the appearance of premature skin aging and hyperpigmentation.
Jamaya Moore | Pretty Much Beauty Glam Mirror
Your beauty resolutions: To keep your beat sweet 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).
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!