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IOTW: Dermablend Illuminating Banana Powder

ITEM OF THE WEEK is a weekly series on Stained Couture that highlights a product I’m currently loving. This week: Dermablend Illuminating Banana Powder.

ITEM OF THE WEEK: Dermablend Illuminating Banana Powder | STAINED COUTURE

One of my favorite things to do is find something that makes me realize I’ve been wrong. For instance, one thing that I never thought existed was a banana powder that I could use under my eyes that would make my already yellow undertone skin look more yellow. I know, it might sound like I should want that, but it doesn’t look as good as it sounds. Well, it didn’t use to, but I now I know that a there is a magical banana powder out there that works perfectly for me and most skin tones. Ladies and gents, Dermablend’s Banana Powder is that magical powder. If you haven’t heard and/or tried this powder, but need a amazing banana powder; keep reading.

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Makeup for Job Interviews

For the past month, I’ve been actively looking for a new job. Thankfully, I’ve gotten some interest and a few interviews. If you’ve been on job interviews, you know how stressful that entire process can entail. One of the first things that come to your mind when preparing for a job interview is “What am I going to wear?”. However, for women, this can include your makeup for job interviews.

Makeup for Job Interviews | STAINED COUTURE

Well, unless you are applying for a makeup artist at a counter know for bright looks, it’s best to keep it simple. So, this post is dedicated to what makeup you should wear for a job interview and even some makeup you shouldn’t wear.

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IOTW: Bare Minerals bareSkin Concealer

ITEM OF THE WEEK is a weekly series on Stained Couture that highlights a product we’re currently loving. This week: bareSkin Concealer

ITEM OF THE WEEK: bareSkin Concealer

When it comes to finding a concealer for my skin, it can be kind of tricky. Sure, I’ve been able to find and fawn over countless under eye concealers. Unfortunately, finding a concealer to help cover my hyperpigmentation and other skin blemishes has been a little tedious. I either can find a concealer that has great pigmentation, but makes my skin looks dry. Also, I’ve found concealers that look great on my skin, but it doesn’t last or the pigmentation was trash.

However, I believe that I’ve met the concealer that meets my needs and dreams. Keep reading to find out all the reasons that Bare Mineral bareSkin concealer is the latest addition to my make-up routine.

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Personal Rules for Makeup Wipes

Like most makeup wearers, I worshiped makeup wipe removers. So much so, being able to buy them in bulk made me renew my Sam’s Club card one year. However, my love for them faded the more I learned about the cons of using them. Like with most bad habits, I started to use them again, but with rules. Yes, I created some rules for makeup wipes.

Rules for Makeup Wipes | STAINED COUTURE

Interested in what these rules are? Well, keep reading, sis!

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Favorite Red Lips for the Holidays

If you have been one of the few people who has seen me the last couple of weeks with makeup up, I was probably wearing a red lip. After Thanksgiving, when everyone else is pulling out all of their holiday decor, I’m pulling out mine; red lips products. I might break out a red lip a couple times in the fall, but I do it more during the holiday season. Red lips for the holidays is my thing.

Red Lips for The Holidays | STAINED COUTURE

Despite me having numerous red lip options, I’ve been switching between five different products this season. Keep reading to see which ones have been my current favorites and why!

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