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Beauty Glossary: Come Through

Come Through/kum·thrrruu

When you’re positively surprised or caught off guard by something majorly impressive. Like when a particular aspect of your makeup is popping, or your friend has gone above and beyond for you.

Example 1: When you’re applying highlighter and it’s blinding AF, you’ll say to yourself:  “Come through highlighter!”

Example 2: When your friend manages to get you the last pair of heels in your size, you’d say: “Come through, Helen! You saved my life.”

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Beauty Glossary: Boujee

Boujee/Boo·jee/

A boujee girl is full of attitude, has major swag, dresses like a bawse, and is willing to spend ridiculous amounts on her appearance. She knows she looks fly AF and you better be treating her like the princess she is.

Example 1:  *Walks in the club in head-to-toe Gucci… 
“Damn girl, you’re looking boujee AF today”
Example 2: “That girl is so boujee, she won’t even carry her own Chanel bags”

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Beauty Glossary: The Tea

The Tea/Tee/

Your new way of asking for the hottest gossip. So, if you want to find out what’s been going on with your girlfriends, you’d ask “what’s the tea”, to get the dish on the latest drama.

Ex: *friend gets back from a hot date

You ask: “What’s the tea, I wanna know every last detail”

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Beauty Glossary: Bawse

Bawse/bouaaa-sse/

A bawse radiates confidence, leads with character and passion, and above all, has worked hard for what they have. Conquering challenging times and coming out stronger, a bawse is an inspiration and a positive soul.

ex. *Enter Miranda Priestly

Onlooker:  “Damn, she just walked in and shook things up like a bawse!”

 

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Beauty Glossary: Beat Face

Beat Face/beet·fayse/

When one’s makeup is done so perfectly from every angle, and every person in the room notices.
Also can be used to describe different levels of Beat Face.

Example: “Your MUA beat the hell out of that face.”
Example: “Oh I’m going to the beach today so I’m just going to do a light beat.”

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Beauty Glossary: Lit

Lit/li·htd/

A term used to express something impressive, out of this world, or ‘on fire’ cause it’s SO hot! 🔥 It can also be used to describe an event or party, meaning that things ended up a lil crazy, cool and unexpected.

ex. “The new Huda highlighter looks lit!” “That house party last night was lit!”

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Beauty Glossary: Shook

Shook/sh·huk/

A term used to express something that you are really excited about, like a new palette which you’ve just seen on social media or something that literally blows your mind. It’s almost too good to be true.

ex. “That highlight girl. I’m shook!” “The new Huda foundation got me shook.”

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Beauty Glossary: Saucey

Saucey/saw·see/

When something is stylish, sassy and bold. A person can also be referred to as ‘saucey’ when they are extra-fabulous with a little attitude.

ex. “Damn girl that new metallic lip you got on is lookin’ saucey!”

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Beauty Glossary: Giving Me Life

Giving Me Life /gehv-ing·me·lyfe/

Something that gets you reeeeally excited and psyched! Like a gorgeous new highlighter, fabulous dress or a new lipstick. It can also be used as a compliment towards someone else who is ‘giving you life’.

ex. “OMG this new highlighter is giving me life right now!” or “Your chrome nails are giving me life!

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