Lipstick Queen Bete Noire Gives You One Shade Three Ways


We often hear that bold lips are for fall and winter and lighter, more colorful lips are reserved for Spring.  Lipstick Queen’s founder, Poppy King, is bucking the trend with one of her latest collections, Bete Noire. The Lipstick Queen Bete Noire collection was inspired by the dark sensuality that resides within us all.  Of [...]

12 Beauty Gifts to Buy Right This Minute


The holiday season is one of the best times to shop for makeup.  During that time you’re sure to find limited edition collections that feature best sellers, cult favorites and specially packaged items to make any beauty lover swoon. These limited edition beauty gifts will be great for your bestie (or yourself). Guerlain ’Meteorites’ Perles d’Etoile [...]

Big Bold Lipsticks That Are Perfect for Fall

Iman Cosmetics - Black Brandy

Over the last year my lipstick game has gone from ‘meh’ to ‘major!’ I’ve always bought lipsticks but I would put them on and almost immediately declare them ‘too much.’  Before you start thinking I’m crazy, allow me to explain;  I’m 5’11″ tall  with lips that are well north of small. In my mind, my [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Lipstick Queen Silver Screen Collection

Lipstick Queen - Made It

“This intensely rich but wet formula, inspired by the slinky ladies of the silver screen, is a ground-breaking, industry-first. Silver Screen is a homage to Hollywood sassiness, if this lipstick could walk it would sashay. My most vixen lipstick to date!” – Poppy King, Lipstick Queen Founder With an intro like that, who could resist [...]

TTBFaves with Christene: Featuring Lipstick Queen, L’Oreal, Diptyque & More!


Summer so far has been pretty mild but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t influence my favorites.  This month’s faves range from sunscreen to home fragrances and lots in between.  Check out the products that have been rocking my world for the last couple of months. Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette Why I Love It.  Since [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Lipstick Queen Velvet Rope

Lipstick Queen Velvet Rope

I feel I have to start this post by saying Lipstick Queen’s Velvet Rope lipstick retails $50. Yes, $50.  Are you still reading? Great, let’s get to it! If I didn’t lose you at the price tag,  you might be like me, constantly looking for the perfect lipstick formula. I have only been wearing lipsticks for [...]

ThisThatBeauty Approved Holiday Gift Guide: For the Book Worm


This Holiday Gift Guide is for the well read bella on your gift list. You know her, right? She’s always got her nose in a book. She loves nothing more than spending her Sunday afternoon curled up with a paperback. Well here’s the ThisThatBeauty Approved Holiday Gift Guide: For the Book Worm on your gift [...]

Fridays with Felicia: Volume 13


Fridays with Felicia: An intimate look behind the curtain as I share my favorite style/ beauty discoveries and ThisThatBeauty shenanigans from previous week. The highlight of my fashion and beauty filled week was the opportunity to attend the sneak peek event for the Target Harlem Grand Opening. The star studded press event occurred on July [...]

Beauty Destination: Urban Outfitters


Looky here! Urban Outfitters is in the beauty game…and in a big way. You won’t find your standard run of the mill beauty brands here. No ma’am. Urban Outfitters goes off the grid with below the radar niche brands like Lipstick Queen, Malin+Goetz, Paul & Joe, uber pigmented bargain cosmetic powerhouse NYX.…and many more! Get [...]

Real Women Wear Lipstick: Spectacular offer from Lipstick Queen


It is widely known that Lipstick Queen is my most favorite lipstick brand EVAH!….so when I came across this spectacular offer to try the best of LQ for a ridic low low price, I HAD to share. If you’re dying to know why I go gaga for LQ, try the Discovery Kit (PS: For previous [...]