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Black Opal Foundation Stick Review

Black Opal Foundation in a word...AMAZING!

My experience with Black Opal foundation stick has been very good. It is a rich creamy foundation. You can achieve full coverage with just a few dabs. The colors in the picture are Hazelnut (left) and Suede Mocha (right). The pictures below clearly show how moisturizing the foundation is. I love it! Apply, blend, set. It is a very good alternative (in my opinion) to my MAC concealer, which I use as a foundation. I actually prefer it.

No primer brighter lighting

No primer and low light


I also purchased the Deluxe Finishing Loose Powder in Deep. The finishing powder has a silky texture and adds a matte look without looking dry or ashy. I love love the foundation, but if I was in a rush the finishing powder is so richly pigmented I can apply it over moisturizer/primer. The finishing powder contains mica. Leaves a silky glow to your skin.



Black Opal advertises as a true to color full coverage foundation with 16 shades. I agree it is a heavy foundation and seems to be very good for someone whose skin tends to be on the dry side. The color range is awesome. There are 5 shades darker than Hazelnut and 2 shades darker than Suede Mocha. The color chart on the website needs improving because you can't really see the richness of the shades. I hope and pray Black Opal continues this amazing line of foundations and powders. It does transfer a little and it maybe a little oily for people prone to oily skin that breaks out easily, but other than that, these little foundation sticks are amazing.

Stella & Dot Sign-Up Special


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Hello everyone, sorry I have been away for a little while. I had so many irons in the fire, there seemed no time to post, then I received a notice in my e-mail about Stella & Dot's upcoming stylist event, and what better way to start off this year's posting.

I plan to try to stick to a schedule of at least one post a week for right now and that will include this post about the Stella & Dot stylist sale.

Okay, so let's get right to it, for the month of January you can become a Stella & Dot stylist for just $99 down and the remaining balance of $100 for the starter kit will be waived, if you sell $1,000 in merchandise within 30 days and to make this an even better deal from 01/8 to 02/05, you will receive an additional $150 in their bestselling merchandise ($500 in total). If you don't make the $1,000 in sales during your first 30 days, your seller account will be billed the remaining $100. Sign-up as a Stella & Dot Stylist for $99 today!

So, to touch on the basics of becoming as S&D stylist here is what you get:

  • 25 to 50 percent discount on merchandise plus free merchandise.
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The Many Looks of Ms. Aretha Franklin


The Legendary Queen of Soul passed away on August 16,2018. She was a true old school diva and her going home ceremony was a testament to that. 
Ms. Aretha had many fashion looks but the ones below were some of my faves.

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