As a woman of color, it is not an easy task to find nude lipstick that actually compliments my skin tone. Most of my makeup shopping experiences end with me opting for yet another deep red because I couldn’t find the right shade. It seemed that the only nude lipsticks available were the ones that made me look like I just ate a dozen pink powdered doughnuts.
The women behind Mented Cosmetics (KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson) have solved this age old problem with their large selection of nude lipsticks designed with women of color in mind. I was given the opportunity to try out six of the nine shades and I am in love. Each time that I tried a new shade it instantly became my new favorite…they are all so beautiful.
Everything from the packaging to the postcard made me feel like these products were made just for me. The sleek lipstick case and color coded sticker on the bottom make for easy storage on my vanity table. I highly recommend Mented Cosmetics.
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The following are my favorite looks using Mented Cosmetics shades: Dope Taupe, Dark Night, Nude LaLa, Mented #5, Foxy Brown, and Pretty in Pink:
Shade: Nude LaLa
Shade: Pretty in Pink
Shade: Dope Taupe
Shade: Mented #5
Shade: Foxy Brown
Shade: Dark Night
The Full Collection
Caprilyc/Capric Triglyceride, Polybutene, Polyethylene, Octyldodecanol, Isononyl Isononanoate, Microcrystalline Wax, Ozokerite, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Propylene Carbonate, Vanillin, Fragrance, Disodium Phosphate, BHT, Phenoxyethanol May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Red 7, Red 28, Blue 1, Yellow 5
Non-toxic, paraben free, vegan, and not tested on animals.
All nude lipsticks are listed as $16.50 each online. But…
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