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Best beauty deals of Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021

It’s that time of year again! And the sales have started earlier – I think because of the ongoing pandemic. So lots of these deals have already started. I’ll be updating this list regularly so, check back often. If you find any great deals, let me know!

Makeup

The Lip Bar – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 30% off sitewide; Code: EARLYBF **Black Owned**

Bossy Beauty – Date: Now to Nove 29th; Discount: Up to 50% off; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

Cirque Colors – Date: Now – Nov 29; Discount: 20% off; Code: BIGGESTSALE **Asian Owned**

Sacha Cosmetics – Date: from Nov 15th; Discount: 50% off online and in-store; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

Melt Cosmetics – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 80% off; Code: No code needed. **Latinx Owned**

SpaceNK – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 25% off; Code: No code needed.

Smashbox – Date: Now to Nov 28th; Discount: 25% off; Code: No code needed.

Make Up For Ever – Date: Now to Nov 30th; Discount: 20% off; Code: No code needed.

Helaz Beauty – Date: Now to Nov 30th; Discount: 40% – 50% off sitewide; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

Ami Cole – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 20% off; Code: HOLIDAY20. **Black Owned**

Alamar Cosmetics – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount:40% off core collection; Code: No code needed. **Latinx Owned**

Live Tinted – Date: Nov 22nd – Nov 29th; Discount: 25% off; Code: No code needed. **South East Asian Owned**

Shu Uemura – Date: Now; Discount: 30% off and 35% off orders over $120; Code: SHUFRIDAY

Tatcha – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 20% off; Code: CYBER21

NYX Cosmetics – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 30% off; Code: No code needed.

Kosas – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 30% off; Code: No code needed.

Victoria Beckham Beauty – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 20% off ; Code: No code needed.

rms beauty – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 25% off sitewide; Code: No code needed.

Laura Mercier – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 25% off sitewide; Code: CYBER25

Ginger Beauty Lab – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 30% off; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

Haus Labs –  Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 60% off Eyes; Code: No code needed.

CoverFx – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 50% off sitewide; Code: No code needed.

Bobbi Brown –  Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 30% off; Code: No code needed.

Kulfi Beauty – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 20% off; Code: No code needed. **South East Asian Owned**

MAC Cosmetics – Date: Now – Nov 30; Discount: 40% off face and foundation online only, 30% everything else; Code: No code needed.

Beauty Bakerie – Date: Now to Nv 29th; Discount: 40% off; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

Kevyn Aucoin – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 40%; Code: No code needed.

Orly – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 50% off; Code: BF50 

Pat McGrath Beauty –  Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 35% off sitewide; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

NARS Cosmetics – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 20% off, 30% off $150+; Code: CYBER

Rephr Brushes Date: Now; Discount: 50% off sitewide; Code: No code needed.

Mented Cosmetics – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 30% off; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

Milk Makeup – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 25% off; Code: No code needed.

Juvia’s Place – Date: Black Friday Nov 26th; Discount: Up to 70% off; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

UOMA By Sharon C – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 30% select products: Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

UOMA Beauty – Date: Now to Nov 29th: Discount: Up to 70% off; Code: No code needed **Black Owned**

LYS Beauty – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 40% off; Code: BF40%OFF **Black Owned**

Skincare

Korres – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 40% off sitewide; Code: GOGREEK40

Hyper Skin – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 35% off; Code: HYPER35 **Black Owned**

The Body Shop – Date: Now to Dec 1st; Discount: 30% off online and in-store; Code: No code needed.

Drunk Elephant – Date: Nov 26th to Nov 29th; Discount: 20% off; Code: No code needed.

Kinlo Skincare – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 25% off; Code: No code needed **Black and Asian Owned**

Paula’s Choice – Date: Nov 25th only; Discount: 20% off; Code: No code needed.

Hair

Pattern Beauty – Date: Now – Nov 29th; Discount: 25% off sitewide; Code: BLACKFRIDAYVIP **Black Owned**

Briogeo – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 25% off sitewide ; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

AG Hair – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 40% off; Code: No code needed.

Karen’s Body Beautiful – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 35% off; Code: BLACKFRIDAY **Black Owned**

Carol’s Daughter – Date: Now – Nov 25; Discount: Up to 50% off sitewide; Code: No code needed.

Grace Eleyae – Date: Now – Nov 29th; Discount: BOGO and 30% off wool hats sitewide; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

The Wrap Life – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: Up to 50% off; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

Uncle Funky’s Daughter – Date: Nov 26th to Nov 29th; Discount: 30% off; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

Miscellaneous

Suakoko Betty – Date: Nov 26th to Nov 29th ; Discount: 25% off; Code: No code needed. **Black Owned**

LUV SCRUB – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 1-2 items 15% off Code GIFT15, 3+ items 20% off Code: GIFT20 **Black Owned**

VELA NEGRA Candles – Date: Now to Nov 29th; Discount: 20% off; Code: VELAGRACIAS20 **Black and Latinx Owned**

Are you picking up anything?

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Black Friday Cyber Monday 2020 Beauty Sales

Hey!

It’s the annual roundup of the best Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2020 beauty sales. This year is different. This year has been challenging for everyone. Businesses have been having deep discounts for a few weeks now.

Of course, I have marked the black owned, POC owned brands, with an arrow (➣). Make sure you support of small businesses this season.

Post will be updated regularly.

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Ebates – use this to get cashback online or in-stores on select, qualifying purchases. Great for using at Sephora, Sally Beauty and hundreds of sites! https://www.ebates.com/rf.do?referrerid=EGx%2B1ltzid8P9uPThgCQxA%3D%3D&eeid=29041

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Black Friday Cyber Monday 2020 – Makeup

  • Alamar Cosmetics – Discount: Up to 30% off while supplies last
  • Beauty Bakerie – Now, while supplies last. Discount 40%.
  • Charlotte Tilbury – Now to Nov 30 @11:59PM GMT. Discount: 40% off select items.
  • Cinema Secrets – Now – Nov 29. Discount: 35% off, Free Shipping over $55. Code: CYBER2020
  • CoverFx – Now to Nov 27. Discount: 30% off + Free Shipping. Code: BESTSALE
  • Danessa Myricks – From Nov 25 – Nov 30 @11:59PM ET. Discount: Up to 50% off
  • Fenty Beauty – Nov 24 – Nov 30 @ 11:59PM PT. Discount: 30% off.
  • Inglot Cosmetics – Nov 23 – Nov 29. Discount: 30% off. Code: BW30
  • JDGlow Cosmetics – From Nov 26 – Nov 27 @11:59PM CST. Discount: 40% off. Code: Pinkfriday40. Excluding Palettes and Multichromes. FOR Palettes and Multichromes – Discount: 20% off. Code: SpecialEdition
  • Live Tinted – Now – Nov 30. Discount: Up to 50% off. Free US shipping over $40.
  • Kevyn Aucoin – Now to Nov 29. Discount: 35% off. Code: CYBER35
  • Make Up For Ever –
  • Juvia’s Place – Now – Nov 29. Discount: Up to 70% off + Free Shipping on all US orders over $50.
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty – Black Friday Nov 27. Discount: 30% off + Free Ground Shipping.
  • Melt Cosmetics – Up to 70% off, while supplies last.
  • Mented Cosmetics – Black Friday Nov 27. Discount: 30% off + Free Gift.
  • NARS Cosmetics – Nov 24 – Dec 2 @3am EST. Discount: 20% off, 30% off $150+.
  • Natasha Denona – Now – Nov 30. Discount: Up to 50% off % & BOGO Free.
  • Pat McGrath – From Nov 16 – Nov 28 @11:59PM EST. Discount: 25% off under $150, 30% off $150+
  • Rufescent Lips – Nov 27 – Nov 30. Discount: 40% off.
  • Sacha Cosmetics – Nov 26 – Nov 28. Discount: 50% off. Online and Image stores.
  • The Lip Bar – Black Friday, nov 27. Discount: 40% off, $79 Fast Face Kits
  • UOMA Beauty – Black Friday, Nov 27. Up to 80% off. While supplies last.

Black Friday Cyber Monday 2020 – Hair

  • Bread Beauty Supply – Now to Nov 27. Discount: 15% off & Free US shipping over $50
  • Briogeo – Black Friday, Nov 27. Discount: 20% off. Code: HOLIDAY
  • Buttah Skin – Nov 27. Discount: 20% off. Code: BLK20
  • Curls – $5 CURLS Black Friday deals. Nov 27. Curls.biz
  • Miss Jessie’s – Nov 25 – Nov 26. Discount: 20% off select items. Code: THANKS2020
  • Oyin Handmade – From: Now – Nov 30. Discount: 30% off. Code: BF30
  • Pattern Beauty – Now – Black Friday, Nov 27 @ 11:59PM PST. Discount: 25% off. Also Daily Doorbusters 6am -10am PST. Discount: 50% off select items
  • The Doux – Select items 30% off
  • The Puff Cuff – Now – Nov 30. Discount – 25% off.
  • The Wrap Life – Discount: 10% off
  • Uncle Funky’s Daughter – Nov 27 – Nov 30 @ 11:59pm CST. Discount: 30% off + Free Shipping over $49

Black Friday Cyber Monday 2020 – Miscellaneous

  • Beneath Your Mask – Now – Nov 30. Discount: 20% off. Code: THANKFUL2020
  • Benecaribe – Now – Dec 5. @36 Cornelio Street. Discount: 30 % – 40% off most items. New items 20% off. **Trinbago Owned**
  • Cirque Colors – From Nov 23 – Nov 30 @11:59PM ET. Discount: 20% off. Code: HOLIDAY2020
  • Mischo Beauty – Black Friday, Nov 27. Discount: 40% off. Code: MISCHOBEAUTY40
  • OmiWoods – Now to Nov 27. Discount: 15% off of sterling silver and gold vermeil
  • PM Fragrances – Black Friday Nov 27. Discount 25% off
  • Suakoko Betty – Nov 23 – Nov 28. Discount: 25% off orders $100+

If you know of any good deals, put it in the comments below.  Are you doing any shopping?

The Best in Black Beauty you need to know – UOMA Beauty

This is a long overdue post. As far as I am concerned, UOMA Beauty was the Best in Black Beauty, the Best in Beauty for 2019.  The interesting thing is, this black woman-owned beauty brand debuted in 2019. UOMA came out on absolute fire and I love it.  I also want to point out how difficult it is to bring out an entire makeup line all at once. And we were hyped even before it launched! Massive respect to Sharon.

Anyway, if you can’t tell, I love this brand and what it stands for.  UOMA means beautiful. UOMA stands for inclusion, and embracing beauty in all, bathing in vibrant colour and freedom of expression.  And I especially love that the brand is unapologetically black. UOMA celebrates the gloriousness of the African diaspora.  I have been buying some pieces over the past year and here are my thoughts

UOMA Beauty – Video

Here’s the video I did with my review…..and this look is almost entirely UOMA!

Uoma Beauty Say What Foundation
UOMA Beauty Say What Foundation
UOMA Beauty Say What Foundation
UOMA Beauty Say What Foundation
UOMA Beauty Say What Foundation in T1N Black Pearl

Probably the most talked about product in the entire collection. 

  • 51 shades
  • Foundation with skincare ingredients
  • 6 different skintone group called skin kins
  • Each skin kin has its own unique formula catering to the needs to that category
  • Skin like, vibrant matte, blurring finish
  • Buildable to full coverage
  • Longwearing, weightless, hydrating

This product comes in a frosted glass bottle with a pump and I am in shade T1N Black Pearl, which is the darkest skin kin.  There are shades darker that this one.  Really great formula.  Feels like nothing on the skin and even though it dries down to a matte finish, it does not suck the moisture out of my dry skin. And I love the skin-like finish.

UOMA Beauty Black Magic Carnival Bronzing Highlighter
UOMA Beauty Carnival Bronzing Highlighter
UOMA Beauty Black Magic Carnival Bronzing Highlighter
UOMA Beauty Black Magic Carnival Bronzing Highlighter
UOMA Beauty Black Magic Carnival Bronzing Highlighter in Barbados

Part of a limited edition collection honouring the festival of colour and of freedom, Carnival!

  • 2 shades
  • Bronzing and highlighting 
  • Creamy powder
  • Massive compact for face and body use
  • Delicious coconut scent (but not overwhelming, which I love!)

The packaging is gorgeous! Cardboard compact with a very large mirror that matches the very large pan of product! Seriously you get 18.5g of product. It will never done! And the artwork on the packaging. A carnival motif complete with gold foil.  I got the shade Barbados.  It’s the darker of the two shades. This is beautiful deep golden bronze. Suitable for all skin tones but great on medium-dark to dark skin.  This highlighter is very smooth, and shimmery, not glittery. One thing to note, if you have textured skin (like acne scars, enlarged pores), this product may emphasize that texture. I would recommend using a light touch, fluffy, less dense brush and a primer that can smooth or fill-in the texture.

UOMA Beauty - Foundation and Highlighter
I’m wearing the foundation and the highlighter (along with Tracy) in this pic. The foundation is a *touch* too dark for me. Been inside due to COVID and have lost pigmentation. But lovely finish. I am also wearing the highlighter on my cheeks AND on my eyelids as an eyeshadow. This product can be bumped up for a super intense shine or as a wash of colour.
UOMA Beauty Badass Icon Lipsticks
UOMA Beauty Badass Icon Matte Lipsticks
UOMA Beauty Badass Icon Matte Lipsticks

I think after the complexion products, I think these matte lipsticks are the second most spoken about product.

  • Highly pigmented
  • Matte finish
  • Lightweight
  • Smooth, buttery formula – contains mango butter
  • Shades named after powerful black women
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Quarantine beauty haul – What I bought

So….I’ve been shopping. This is a new world that we are living in. Being on lock down in one of the hardest hit cities globally is challenging. Unable to go into stores, I have been indulging in online retail therapy! There have been a lot of sales on beauty products, clothes etc as businesses are trying to get rid of excess inventory and to make up for lost foot traffic. So here’s my quarantine beauty haul (maybe the first of more).

I picked up some items from some of my favourite places like Sephora and Make Up For Ever. Video and pictures below. Let me know you want to see a tutorial or review on any of these products.

Quarantine Beauty Haul – Video
Check it out!
Quarantine Beauty Haul – Pictures: Makeup
Quarantine Beauty Haul M.A.C. Selena La Reina
M.A.C Selena La Reina Collection
M.A.C. Selena La Reina Collection - Queen Of Cumbia
M.A.C. Selena La Reina Collection – Queen Of Cumbia
MAC Selena La Reina - Queen of Cumbia Lipstick
Queen Of Cumbia Lipstick
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Blush
Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in 06 Daiquiri Dip
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Blush in 06 Daiquiri Dip
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in 06 Daiquiri Dip
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in 06 Daiquiri Dip
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in 06 Daiquiri Dip
Fenty Beauty Full Frontal Mascara
Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Full Frontal Volume, Lift and Curl Mascara
Kosas 10-Second Eye Shadow in Element
Kosas 10-Second Eyeshadow in Element
NARS Cosmetics Orgasm X Blush
NARS Cosmetics Orgasm X Blush
Killian Fun Things Always Happen After Sunset EDP
Kilian Fun Things Always Happen After Sunset EDP
Quarantine Beauty Haul – Pictures: Skincare

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel – Check out the full review here!

DDG Alpha Beta Peel
Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protector Lotion, 2 oz – Check out my previous review here

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protector Lotion
Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protector Lotion
Milk Makeup Vegan Milk Cleanser
Milk Makeup Vegan Milk Cleanser
Milk Makeup Vegan Milk Moisturizer Mini
Milk Makeup Vegan Milk Moisturizer Mini

Sephora Collection Organic Cotton Pads

Let me know if you have bought any beauty goodies!

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FTC Disclosure: Products were purchased by me, Noire Tropical Beauty. All opinions expressed are 100% honest and my own. I have not been compensated for this review. For more information, please see my Disclosure Policy.

Recap: The Makeup Show NYC 2019 – a look back at the best in show

The Makeup Show NYC 2019 is in the books! Again, bigger and better than ever. This experience continues to be enlightening, inspiring and educational. This year, more than every, the focus was placed on minority-founded brands, especially from women of colour and the LGBTQIA+ community. This is so important as the beauty space is crowded and often these groups don’t get the shine that they (we) deserve. This follows the trend of more and more brands coming launch to service traditionally underserved communities.

So, without further ado…..here’s a visual recap: The Makeup Show NYC 2019!!

Recap: The Makeup Show NYC 2019 in pictures

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A look…

 

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This is Journey…the founder of natural nail polish brand, Journey & Co. So impressed!

 

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Journey & Co. nail polish

 

The Makeup Show NYC 2019_14

THE Tabatha Coffey!

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