28 Moments in Black History. Roxanna Floyd’s Impact

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Before the advent of prominent beauty blogs, back when it was possible for makeup loving consumers to remain blissfully unaware of the celebrity artists behind the scenes, creating the iconic looks others would emulate – there was Roxanna Floyd, working tirelessly behind the scenes and paving the way for a new generation of makeup artists of […]

28 Moments in Black Beauty History. Josephine Baker’s ZouZou

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Today is Februrary 1, the official beginning of Black History Month. Every day this month, I will feature a snapshot of black beauty history. Expect to see images, products, tastemakers, artists, models, and films that have shaped the world of fashion and beauty today.  I can still remember like it was yesterday. I may have […]

SAG Awards Fashion & a Public Announcement for Celebrities of Color

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Every awards show, it’s the same thing. A cavalcade of celebrities get gussied up for the event. Hair, makeup, accessories, and of course a dress to die for. Most of the time, all of those things have been provided by a brand. And most of the time, the brands then send press releases about what […]

At What Stage Do You Anti-Age? Creating an Adult Skincare Regimen

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It started happening to me when I was 28 or 29. One day it occurred to me that my skin was somehow…different. Not on the outside, but from within. I’d gone through my twenties with oily, acne prone skin. Now my skin could best be described as oily combination. Some parts of my face were […]

Your Official Inauguration Fashion and Beauty Roundup

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On Monday January 21, we witnessed history as Barack Obama was sworn in for a second term as President of the United States of America. I voted for Obama in November and it was a truly proud moment for me as a brand new American citizen. For me, watching the inauguration today was an experience […]

The Sam Fine Fashion Fair Collection is FINALLY Available!

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The excitement has been building since it was announced in 2011, that respected, acclaimed celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine was taking over as Creative Makeup Director for Fashion Fair Cosmetics. Ever since then makeup lovers have been wondering – when will there be a Sam Fine Fashion Fair collection? What would a Sam Fine Fashion […]

Halle Berry at the Golden Globes. Get the Look!

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How does she do it? How does she KEEP doing it? Halle Berry is as radiantly gorgeous as ever. In the words of Luvvie, she looked “..like angels licked her face this morning.” Halle STAYS slaying. BEHOLD. Her patterned, cut out Atelier Versace dress is getting mixed reviews but you know what isn’t getting mixed reviews at […]