When novelist and perfumer Tanwi Nandini Islam decided to expand her Brooklyn-based botanical beauty line, Hi Wildflower, into cosmetics, she had a specific goal in mind: Make it work for women of color. Accustomed to the fruitless search for shades that suited her own brown skin and seeing how limited options were for women like her while traveling, Read More →

Dry, flaky and chapped lips are certainly a no-no when wearing matte lipsticks. Being on that lip state is extremely difficult especially because other than being painful, it makes wearing those pretty matte shades difficult. In order to successfully rock matte lipsticks, Daniel Chinchilla, as reported in InStyle, recommends one additional step in one’s makeup Read More →