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Which Is Better Maybelline FITMe or CoverGirl TrueBlend

Which Is Better Maybelline FITMe or CoverGirl TrueBlend

Over the years I have noticed how much the makeup industry has evolved. This industry openly and brazenly discriminated against women of color for years; it's homogenous product availability was limited to a more fair skin market for decades!Not only has inclusion changed within the industry, but also quality has changed. More and more companies are ethically sourcing their products and materials, along with offering safer cosmetics for consumers. Even "drugstore" makeup has rocketed in quality and variety. Honestly, some of my favorite foundations are available at Duane Reade, CVS, Walgreens, etc. Please do not make the mistake of judging...


Building Your Makeup Bag Guide

Building Your Makeup Bag Guide

The amazing world of beauty is a blessing and a curse at the same time. Now a days there are is a lot more diversity, more choices, and of course makeup for every budget. On the flip side, makeup has so much diversity, so many choices it can become overwhelming and lead you down a rabbit hole.  No worries, the Muse Mob put together this comprehensive guide to help ease the anxiety of building a makeup bag, whether you are a beginner or you are starting fresh.

KNOW YOUR SKIN TYPE

Prior to purchasing any products, you must know your...


Tips On How To Reuse Your Virgin Remy Hair Extensions

Tips On How To Reuse Your Virgin Remy Hair Extensions

Of course by now you know, all hair is not created equal, so for the purpose of this blog, we are assuming you are using well blended virgin unprocessed or virgin remy hair extensions. Low quality hair or synthetic hair may not withstand a wash, or may require other techniques such as boiling the hair or using de-tangling hair products to manage hair texture.

1. Once you have removed your installation, I suggest inspecting the weft for string from sew ins, glues, rings or any other debris.

2. Fill a large basin with cool water, add a a table spoon...


Know the Difference! Synthetic Hair, Human Hair Mix, Virgin Unprocessed Hair, & Virgin Remy Hair

Know the Difference! Synthetic Hair, Human Hair Mix, Virgin Unprocessed Hair, & Virgin Remy Hair

The hair industry is amazingly overwhelming, there are literally thousands of hair distributors, manufacturers, retailers, and more. With so many hair suppliers, quality is at an all time low. This is not necessarily a bad thing, everyone can't afford higher end hair extensions, while others choose to invest in a higher quality to save money in the long run.

In today's post we will explore the most common types of hair extensions purchased, online and in stores. We will also encourage you to ask certain questions about your hair extensions prior to purchase, we...


All About Free Part Closures!

All About Free Part Closures!

What is a free part closure?

Well, let's begin by explaining what a "Closure" is; a closure is a hair piece that is commonly made of lace or silk, lace is the preferred or more common choice. The closure is secured to a braid  or cornrow and secured on the outer perimeter of the hairline to ensure a natural look while protecting your hair. We suggest you have a professional install a closure. Closures are also used to create custom wigs.
A free part closure is one of the three most common styles of closures which includes, free part, middle part, and three part. Free...