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...]

Stuff I Like: Portrait-Ready, “Stay All Day” Foundation by Stila

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As I age, my skin begins to act a little funny. The dry spots are dryer and the oily spots are still oily. So when you wear foundation with a T-Zone … [Read more...]

O’Naturale…My Alfre Woodard-Inspired Look, by Senna Cosmetics

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I attended the IMATS make up show in Pasadena last weekend and got the chance to interview with Eugenia Weston founder of SENNA cosmetics. Eugenia is … [Read more...]

Yippee! Urban Decay Spring 2014 NAKED Line Expands to BB Cream, Loose Powder and a Slew of Glosses!

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So...Urban Decay is at it again with more awesomeness with their new expansion to the NAKED line: BB Cream, Loose Powder, and Lip Gloss! Yes; I know … [Read more...]

Three Beauty Looks That Are So Right Now

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It's winter. We're feeling it. We are mostly wearing dark clothes like black, grey, and burgundy. Most days, if we are honest, we really don't feel … [Read more...]