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Nykia Spradley

Commerce Editor

About Me: Native New Yorker (BK all day), lover of long-wear lipstick, hot sauce obsessed.? ?
Hair Texture: A curly mashup of 3B to 4A coils?
Hair Color: Dark?brown?
Biggest Hair Concerns: Dryness and not disrupting my curl pattern when I wear blowouts.?
Skin Tone: Medium brown with yellow/golden undertones.?
Skin Type: Combo
Greatest Skin Concern: Hyperpigmentation and hormonal acne
The Product I Always Run Out Of: Face oil
Biggest Beauty Regret: Relaxing my hair again post pregnancy.?
Beauty Product I Can’t Live Without: Liquid lipstick and sunscreen?
Beauty Product I’ll Never Use:?I'm usually down try anything at least once.?
Biggest Beauty Indulgence: Laser hair removal?
If I Could Trade Makeup Bags with Anyone It Would Be:?Delina Medhin
Fragrance I’m Currently Wearing: Huda Beauty Kayali Citrus 08

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