7 Really Good Products I Tried And Would Actually Recommend To Other Beauty Addicts

    Masks, makeup, and jewels!

    Sup, guys?! I'm Essence, a beauty editor here at BuzzFeed. I love trying new makeup and skin care and hair products, so people are always asking me for recommendations. Here are some of my beauty faves that I've been on lately — plus a few style things, too!

    1. Too Cool For School Pore Tightening Egg Cream Mask, $6

    2. Suva Beauty UV/Blacklight Hydra Liner, $10.99

    3. MDM Flow Liquid Matte Lipstick in Ninety Four, $20

    Chokers have also made their way back, and I'm TOO hype because I looove my brass "Monsta Queen Choker" by Beads Byaree. It is def the statement piece. This day I didn't even wear earrings with it, and it was the only accessory I needed. Other than the fact that this choker is just dope as hell, I like it because it's so well-crafted. Anyone can spot the letters from a mile away, it's big but still lightweight and comfortable, and it's easy to put on with a simple hook closure.

    What I really love, though, is it makes me feel better. I love being black and a woman, but sometimes it's freakin' hard, man. There's something about wearing this piece that just always makes me feel like I'm the shit, though. You know how you feel after a fresh blowout, or when your threader just took your brow game to new levels? Well, I feel like that times 10 when I wear this! No matter what I see on the news that day, or who comes at me sideways while I'm walking down the street, it reminds me — and everyone who sees me — of who TF I am. A queen. Style and beauty can be superficial, but there's no denying that when you look good, you feel good. And this choker helps me to feel good.

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    5. Ouidad Curl Immersion Low-Lather Coconut Cleansing Conditioner ($36) and Triple Treat Deep Conditioner ($38) collection.

    6. Black Up Full Coverage Cream Foundation, $43.50

    7. Essence Murjani necklaces, $60–$67

    That's all, beauties❤️. Keep it cute, and let me know in the comments below what you want me to review next!