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Covering Hyperpigmentation and Acne Scarring with Makeup

If you are a woman of color, you may experience dark spots as a result of past pimples and regions of darkness on your skin. I decided to film how I use makeup to cover my hyperpigmentation and dark spots.




Hatomugi Skin Conditioner decanted into spray bottle - I use this to hydrate my cleansed skin, which tends to be quite dry. It also contains ingredients which can help heal hyperpigmentation and acne scarring.Stratia Liquid Gold My current favorite moisturizer, Liquid Gold is incredible. Hydrating but not overly greasy, this thin emulsion has quickly helped repair my moisture barrier.Vaseline- I use Vaseline to seal in the moisturizing goodness of Liquid Gold and Hatomugi Skin ConditionerL'Oreal Total Cover Foundation Cocoa 312 This new foundation is semi- controversial, people either love it or hate it. I think it's alright, albeit a bit too matte for my dry skin, when mixed with the concealer below however, the coverage is perfectly full and the finish nice and satin (in b…

Cosima Key Perfume Reviews

I ordered 3 samples on their opening day and Jen graciously provided me with four extras. I love perfumes and scents, but I am definitely a indie novice. I'll be sharing my first impressions as well as my husband's thoughts and ratings.  

Feral Cosima Key: Potent and animalistic! Not for the faint of heart, this scent is raw and smutty. Amber, ambergris accord, honey, rose musk, sandalwood, and beeswax.
Husband: Spicy, slightly masculine, but also floral. 4 out of 5.
Me: Feral smells like a combination of sweet spiced rum and a hint of bourbon. Overall, I enjoy it but I wouldn’t buy it in it’s full size. 3 out of 5.
Sparkle Cosima Key: A gleaming, crisp fragrance. Clean cotton, sweet pea, lilac, and saffron threads. Husband: Fresh and sugary. 3 out of 5.
Me: Floral laundry detergent. I love clean scents and the combination of floral notes really enhances this perfume oil. I could definitely this being an everyday scent for me. 5 out of 5.
Reflection Cosima Key: A watery and ethereal ble…