All posts tagged in makeup

  • January 13, 2020By Daryl Perry

    Beauty influencer Nikkie de Jager, more commonly known as NikkieTutorials on YouTube, sits in front of a dreamy white backdrop. She wears a golden yellow sweatshirt and a neutral makeup look. This video is not another tutorial, but a heart-warming coming out video.  “Today I am here to share something with you that I’ve always … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/beauty-guru-nikkietutorials-comes-out-as-transgender-in-heartwarming-video/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 23, 2019By Mary Dodys

    Long before a teenage boy with blending brushes, there was Pete Wentz and his eyeliner. While male makeup artists are common in this day and age, James Charles and Instagram tutorials were still a decade away when MySpace and My Chemical Romance were at their prime. Though the history of male makeup dates back to ancient … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/here-are-some-iconic-guyliner-looks-of-the-2000s/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 13, 2018By Balkis Hmida

    If like me, you fancy spending hours doing your make up and always like reaching for new products to try, I have found 5 brands you might want to check out. I always spend an unreasonable amount of time on YouTube watching make up tutorials and GRWM (get ready with me) videos, and most of the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/5-underrated-make-up-brands-worth-the-try/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 3, 2018By Emily Ceja

    In light of the recent call to action for more representation in the beauty community, I wanted to bring attention to the impeccable business that is Coloured Raine. Coloured Raine is a makeup brand founded in 2013 by Loraine Dowdy. Loraine is an inspiring black women who advocates for women’s rights and the inclusion of … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/coloured-raine-the-vivacious-black-owned-cruelty-free-makeup-brand/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 13, 2018By Maggie Weeden

    My Real Techniques beauty blender does an exceptional job in seamlessly blending out my foundation. Personally, I prefer the finish of a beauty blender sponge rather than a brush, because it gives the skin a glowy, airbrushed finish that usually requires a little less work than a brush. Brushes can look a bit streaky on … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/real-techniques-beauty-blender-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 23, 2017By Carina Ortiz

    The holiday season is officially here and one of the most talked about beauty products is the Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint in the shade “Uncensored” AKA the perfect universal red. Now I understand that to most people $24 isn’t necessarily breaking the bank but I also know that not everyone has the extra cash … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/5-stunna-lip-paint-dupes-that-arent-the-same-but-get-the-job-done/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 1, 2017By Sydney Painter

    It’s no secret that the online brand Colourpop has become a major hit. Starting as a popular dupe site for Kylie Lip Kits, Colourpop has completely blown up into its own brand, with everything from bronzers to brushes. They’ve even recently become a part of Sephora. While they keep things exciting for consumers, launching something … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/why-colourpop-might-be-your-perfect-holiday-gift-destination/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 8, 2017By Italie Penaloza

    Fan favorite brand and staple in the beauty community ColourPop will move from being an online-only brand to now having their products in select Sephora stores. The move will be made in November and will feature an exclusive line partnered with Sephora, but amidst this amazing news for lovers of the brand and makeup fanatics … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/colourpop-will-be-available-at-select-sephora-stores-this-holiday-season-but-not-everyone-is-happy-about-it/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 2, 2017By Yahaira Garcia

    Unfortunately, the internet houses trolls and people who love to make others feel unworthy, bombarding them with rude comments. The beauty community, a space a lot use to get away from their everyday lives, is certainly no exception. In fact, the beauty community might be one of the places where people are the nastiest to … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/bullying-in-the-beauty-community-needs-to-stop/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 5, 2017By Vamika Sinha

    This slam poem is dedicated to those girls that are still breaking into womanhood. I know the world can get you down – folks may pick you apart for your words or your colour or your body or your choice of career or simply the fact that you are female. This is a reminder to … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/this-is-how-you-lose-her/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 5, 2017By Raine C.

    If you take a look at my name, it should be easy for you to figure out why I took an interest in Coloured Raine. Having grown up with an uncommon name, I never had the opportunity to find keychains, Coke bottles or magnets with “Raine” on them. So, when I found out there was … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/makeup-review-coloured-raine-matte-lip-paint/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 23, 2017By Glenda Umana

    Looking for high quality products for low prices? You’ve come to the perfect place. All of us beauty lovers have always had the struggle of lusting over those beautifully packaged makeup items sitting in Sephora waiting to be bought and loved. Along with the luxurious packaging, these products come with a hefty price tag that many … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/top-ten-drugstore-faves-that-wont-break-your-bank/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read