Beauty

On Selling the Dream of “Good Hair” to...

This post was going to be all about how much I love Mizani’s D’Tangle spray, which works wonders on my second day hair that needs a little...
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Are African Women More Desperate to Look White Tha...

I’ve watched in horror as story after story of news that another prominent African woman is embroiled in some skin-lightening scandal. And for s...
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Day Four of Urban Decay’s Vice 3 Palette: &#...

Purple is my favorite color. It’s so rich and royal, isn’t it? Problem is, there’s about 100 shades of purple, and not all of them m...
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Day Three of the Vice 3 Palette: “Get Frosty...

I hear that our East Coast folks got their first snow today. Just in time for my “frosty” look using Urban Decay’s best-ever Vice 3 ...
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Day Two of the Vice 3 Palette: “New Mexico S...

When I was a kid, we made a lot of road trips to Texas by way of Arizona to New Mexico. By far, it’s some of the most beautiful country I’...
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Day One of the Vice 3 Palette: Get the Look, ̶...

I’m mad it took till my 40’s to understand eye makeup. No use crying over smudged eye shadow, though. Better late than never. I recently p...
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Creamy, Smooth, Holiday-Photo-Ready Skin and Make ...

Two things you can count on during the holidays are food and photos. You’ll want to make sure you look your best in all those photos during the ...
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Hey Naturals, Have You Heard of Mop Top?

Likes and recommendations: Gentle Shampoo and Gentle Conditioner: great smell, cleans and conditions without hair feeling stripped Products to avoid: ...
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QOTW: “How Do I Stop Believing I’m Und...

Hello! So, a brief description of myself. I am a young black woman, 21, in college and due to graduate soon. I have always known that I was more attra...
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black women, fashion, skin care, ageing, beauty, assets, value, opinion, self esteem, mixed marriage, dating, Iman, Voila Davis, Tina Turner, black don't crack, don't look your age,

Asset Maximizing: Black Women Have the ‘Agel...

As I sit in a bar in the resort in Cancun with The Hubster, I glance around the scene. Non-black women young and old are gathering around. We just fin...
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Fashion and Beauty Roundup: MAC’s New Stuff,...

‘Round these parts we LOVE being girls, don’t we, ladies? Here’s some news you can use… Ooo La La!! Halle Berry has collaborat...
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skin care, makeup, celebrities, MAC, black women, style, routine, lips, eyes, foundation, dark skinned black women, Kerry Washington, Tyra Banks, Rihanna, Michelle Obama,

Your Favorite Stars without Make Up…Don̵...

As part of our new “Become Your Best You” series (this will be a full-blown, year-long challenge starting in 2015) I thought it was import...
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Loose Glitter Makeup For Holiday Parties!

  The holiday season is steadily approaching and we all want to look our best at our respective holiday shindigs.  Glitter eyeshadow is way t...
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Jane Iredale, makeup, blush, chemistry, face, dark skinned, makeup tips, gloss, products, skin care, beauty, cheeks,

Get Cheeky…Natural Looking Cream Blush Works...

We black women are (more often than not) blessed with amazing, high cheek bones…an envy by all, my lovelies! But what makes a good thing even be...
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