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A few months ago, I attended the NYC launch of the newest BB Creams on the market from pro/celebrity makeup artist AJ Crimson.

AJ Crimson Launch party NYC

I first heard about AJ’s foray into the cosmetic world, when he collaborated on the lip line Kissable Couture.  He  introduced some amazing, high shine liquid lacquers that have been a favourite amongst celebrities, especially those of colour.

The event was held at in midtown together with Ofra Cosmetics (who are the manufactures of this hybrid BB+D cream).  A few days before, I had heard the buzz about these creams as they come in 8…8 shades!!

I know it’s 2013 and all, but the vast majority of companies who bring BB creams out to market, do not cater to women who are deep tan to deep dark in skin tone.  The best you could get would be café au lait.  I don’t know what else to say, apparently we don’t need foundations etc. like everyone else.

I got the amazing opportunity to meet and chat with Mr. A.J. Crimson for a few minutes!

Me in my purple coat! With AJ Crimson.

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