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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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Man Candy Monday: A Well Dressed Man

After a short hiatus I’m back with treats that aren’t necessarily for Halloween but you may want to bring a large pumpkin with you, noneth...
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reviews, Blend cosmetics, face, brand, dark skinned women, fashion, style, colors, lips, SMASHBOX, purple, pink,

Highly Pigmented, Color-Popping Shades…You A...

I knew I was on to something when you all asked me about what product/shade I was wearing when I did the You Tube video on staring yesterday. I decide...
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Jane Iredale, cosmetics, makeup, fashion, style, colors, products, try this, blush, gloss, black women, beauty, skin, face,

OMG…Have You Heard of Jane Iredale Cosmetics...

If you look around this joint for two seconds, you’ll know how much I love purple. Like…LOVE purple. I love to look at it, but it doesn...
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The Importance of Little Mystery: Would You Click...

There’s a saying that familiarity breeds contempt. While that’s an arguable point, a little mystery when it comes to attracting potential ...
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Cool Tools To Help You Get Your Yoga On

I know everyone has a preference, but I personally believe that yoga is the single most amazing, body changing, stress reducing, and weight loss pract...
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beauty tips, makeup, pink lipstick, fashion, style, Mineral Fusion, colors, Spring, inspiration, Chris tries it for you,

OMG Pink for Dark Girls…Yay Mineral Fusion!

I have about a half dozen pink lipsticks in my stash, so many that it took me a dog’s life to get to trying a Mineral Fusion shade that just abo...
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willow smith, teen vogue, black girls, black beauty, fashion, industry, standards, international, young black women, entertainment, style,

Willow Smith Snags the Cover of Teen Vogue

Regardless of whether or not you agree with Will and Jada’s liberal parenting skills you can’t deny that Willow Smith is one awesome young...
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hair, natural hairstyle, confidence, beauty, hair care, style, fashion, confidence, black woman with natural hair, no perms, making the switch, going natural, how does it feel to go natural, Chris Karazin, image, picture, face, beauty, dark skinned black woman,

Open Thread: Does Being a Natural Make You Feel Li...

I have a confession. I don’t think I’ll ever where my hair straight again for any length of time. Why? Because I feel like straightening m...
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style, fashion, dressing, grooming tips, flirting, attraction, dating, relationships, couples, ashy skin, dry skin, winter, hydration, suave moroccan, dry oil, beauty products, style, winter,

Study Says Unexpected Cosmetic Really Does Make Wo...

You fluff your ‘fro, powder your nose, and put on that last layer of lip gloss before you give yourself a final once over. Add the earrings, sho...
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Lavern Cox Graces the Cover of TIME Magazine: Spea...

There is no question that Lavern Cox is setting the world on fire. This African American beauty is one of the break away stars of Orange is the New Bl...
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Bow Down! BB&W Friend, Gigi Grows Mid-Back Le...

When I saw my friend Gigi’s length check after months of her hiding her hair in protective styles, I could hardly believe my eyes. In ten months...
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beauty, save money, early morning routine, makeup for black women, natural makeup, clean face, brown skinned black woman, putting on your face, facial makeup, black woman, makeup, style, fashion, skin care, mineral makeup, advice, makeup tips,

Save Some Major Money on this Five Minute Mineral ...

  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...
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fashion, inspiration, black women, clothing, abstract, patterns, Spring, Summer, couture, trends, fashion trends for black women, stone, brown, gray, muted tone clothing, swirling, eclectic, different style of dress for black women, black women dress feminine, how black women can dress more feminine, feminine clothing, dresses, skirts, legs, runway,

Abstract My Art: Closet Worthy Trends This Spring

This spring’s fashion trends are full of retro surprises. They give you many opportunities to flaunt your artistic nature on your clothes instea...
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