Shaina Brown

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Is Mocha Mami REALLY for dark skin tones?

Is Mocha Mami REALLY for dark skin tones?

Ok Fenty Beauty, we see you... It's been a hott minute since I have written a beauty article, but never fear! Shaina is here! What's the new beauty craze? You guessed it! Bronzer. Since Fenty Beauty released their line of bronzers, particular atte...

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First time to market?

First time to market?

Ehem... Correction: First time to a local market 😛 INDIE ALL THE THINGS!!!! I was super excited to take the long trip to San Fernando for South Market TT. It is the first time being at such a market, and let me tell you, it is absolutely amazing!...

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Bubblegreen - The shampoo bar review

Bubblegreen - The shampoo bar review

I am always excited about local handmade products, so naturally when I was gifted this shampoo bar, I was quite enthused! Plus, I had never used a shampoo bar before. Bubblegreen is a local natural hair and skin brand that hails from Sangre Grande...

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Savannah Grass ready 2k19

Savannah Grass ready 2k19

Beauty Edition - Skin Whether you are doing your own makeup or getting it professionally done for Carnival, there are a few skin tips you should keep in mind before and after gracing the stage. Your skin will be exposed to heat and dust for hours!...

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Put the beeswax down

Put the beeswax down

A few months ago I was looking at a few loc videos on Youtube and I came across one of a loctician washing a young lady's locs. She had long, beautiful hair, but to my dismay and everyone in the comments, we couldn't help but notice all her product b...

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What you may not know about product labels

What you may not know about product labels

...as it pertains to cosmetics. Hey guys! So Im here to share some information that I taught I know about but I really didnt! (Dont worry, I did my research 😉) This all started for me a few weeks ago while listening to a podcast by The Market Place...

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Why Im not hyped about makeup

Why Im not hyped about makeup

DISCLAIMER This blog post is based on my opinions, backed by facts. There is no reason for anyone who spends their hard earned money how they see fit, to feel any type of way toward me because of the topic discussed here. YOU ARE FREE to disagree...

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The Makeup chair & " yuh STINK mout'! "

The Makeup chair & " yuh STINK mout'! "

All parliament jokes aside, recently a good friend of mine got married and I had the honor of making her look extra special on her big day. During the bridal trial, she said something to me that no client had ever said before. She said," Shaina...

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Amo Mia Pelle - First time trying home made soap!

Amo Mia Pelle - First time trying home made soap!

Hello everyone!!! So from my previous skin care blog post, you would know that I DETEST BAR SOAP, at least the commercial types. I decided to try Amo Mia Pelle ( Italian - 'I love my Skin') soaps made by Girly Girl Facebook group Admin, Kerleen Ale...

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How to apply liquid highlighter with a beauty sponge

How to apply liquid highlighter with a beauty sponge

.. or if you can afford the Beauty Blender, whatevs... Hello beautiful people! I have a little beauty tip for you on how to apply your liquid highlighter with a beauty sponge (duh... blog tittle lol) Now listen FIRST AND FOREMOST, DONT BRING NO HA...

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Amerie's Hott Drops!!

Amerie's Hott Drops!!

We've got our own Amerizzzie bishes! Yes makeup lovers, Ive got a a mini review on Amerie Beautie's mixing medium! (I like to call them drops lol). Before Carnival she released them and I just knew I had to get one! Mixing mediums are especially grea...

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Achieving flawless, with less

Achieving flawless, with less

It's like every time I scroll through Instagram, some 'beauty influencer' is showing you how to look like a circus freak. There is absolutely NO NEED to kill your face with so many layers of foundation and concealer. Dont get me started on the never...

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Post Carnival Makeup 2018 Beauty Insider

Post Carnival Makeup 2018 Beauty Insider

How to avoid being a P***********l apprentice. 'Ah have ah tabanca!' 'Carnival tabanca!!' (Repeat x 2) I have actually never played mas, played jouvert or been to a fete in my entire life. Closest I have been to any sort of Carnival bacchanal was...

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Maple Holistics Tea Tree Shampoo Review

Maple Holistics Tea Tree Shampoo Review

Hey hair care enthusiast! I have a shampoo review for you guys from a company that reached out to me a few months ago. And you may ask why it took so long? Between a slight shipping error and my courier not informing me that the package arrived is w...

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FENTY BEAUTY = SHOOKNESS!

FENTY BEAUTY = SHOOKNESS!

It's been a minute since Rihanna launched her makeup line, Fenty Beauty, and it has been causing quite a stir! SHOOK? Hell yes! WHY? Because not many makeup brands produce foundation shades in such a wide variety on the first launch. Let's take M...

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Shades of Melanin EP 1 - Food by Chamion

Shades of Melanin EP 1 - Food by Chamion

Earlier this year I decided I wanted to do something different on my blog/website. There are so many women doing fantastic things business wise who are not well known, and I want to discover them and share them you. As many of you know I always repre...

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Wholesome You Hair Products - Review

Wholesome You Hair Products - Review

A few weeks on IG I commented on Wholesome You's Instagram post about a giveaway she was having. Normally with these things, I comment and whatever happens, happens. Low and behold, last week Tshenelle tagged me to the company's FB page post congrat...

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Shower Time Routine

Shower Time Routine

(...and no there will be no nudes here lol) I hope you didnt miss me too much, but last time I blogged I gave you the scoop on the konjac sponge which I love and my skin care routine. I know you are probably looking at the caption like "What?&q...

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A beauty company FILTERED ME!

A beauty company FILTERED ME!

A week or so ago I posted my Wild Thoughts Inspired Makeup Look on my social media accounts and it did attract a decent amount of views. So much so that cosmetic company Styli-Style shared my makeup look because I used one of their palettes to achie...

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