Lupita Graces Her First Lancome Ad… Take a Look!

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I' m buying what Lupita is selling and I don't even wear make-up, but I'll make an exception. Lancôme's Teint Idole Ultra 24H foundation is one of the … [Read more...]

White Hot: Minimalistic Beauty Trend SS 2014

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As a former makeup artist extraordinaire, I always obsess over the new beauty trends each season, but to be honest, once I stop being an artist, I … [Read more...]

Save Some Major Money on this Five Minute Mineral Makeup Look

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  I had an unexpected meeting this morning and didn't have time to slather on a full makeup face. Lucky for me I was able to fake it with a … [Read more...]

Dark Girls Can’t Wear Red Lipstick, Huh? #NoBareLips30 Tells Black Women to Define Their Own Beauty.

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Of course we all know about the recent passing of Karyn Washington, and her work to encourage black women to love their shade and her … [Read more...]

Urban Decay Wants You To Wear Color This Spring. A LOT of It.

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You guys know I love just about everything Urban Decay, but I think their new "Electric" palette may be a contender with their best-selling NAKED … [Read more...]

Big, Bold and Beautiful: I’m Loving NeNe Leakes on Season 18 of DWTS

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I don't know how you feel about NeNe Leakes, or if you even follow the reality show fodder enough to know who she is. But there is one thing that … [Read more...]

Since You Asked…The Lipstick I Was Sporting When I Helped Hand Marc Lamont Hill His Ass.

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LOL not really. I just love writing salacious headlines. Marc seems like a nice guy, just...perpetually "confused." On purpose. Anyhoozle, I've … [Read more...]

You Saw it Here First! Make Up Trends for the Oscars…Lori Taylor of SMASHBOX, Cory Bishop from Gorgeous Spill It

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I don't know about you, but I'm totally disinterested in who gets what award for the Oscars tonight. I'm more into what everyone will be … [Read more...]

Product Picks: This Photo is Brought to You By…

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Soft and scented Mizani True Textures Curl Recharger The product claims to be a lightweight cream and gel combo, that revives curls and gives … [Read more...]

Be Dramatic with a Gel Liner and Highlights

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I love playing up my eyes, and spent the majority of my primp time trying to get them just right. What I've noticed that really helps with giving me … [Read more...]