Jennifer Hudson’s Makeup at the Met Ball – Get The Look!

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By now you’ve seen the GORGEOUS pics from the Met Ball — if not, get thee to the Glamazons to drink in all the glitz and glamour! One of my favorite looks of the night was Jennifer Hudson. She wore an elegant and lovely Vera Wang dress, and of course her makeup was ON POINT. […]

Jumping The Broom – Adorable and Inspirational!

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I’m not typically a fan of the rom-coms. I’m gonna blame it on my film major background – having studied films and scripts and criticism so closely for my college degree, it’s made me a less than fun person to watch a movie with. I can see the script in my mind, and instead of […]

Maya Angelou and Common Find Common Ground in Chicago

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I don’t often find myself starstruck, but I just might find myself speechless and in awe this coming Saturday, April 16. I’ll be covering the red carpet at the Common Ground Foundation Gala, a fundraising event celebrating women of excellence and leadership. The Intercontinental Hotel will be hosting an evening of fine food, a silent […]

RIP, Elizabeth Taylor

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Distinctively dark hair. Piercing blue-violet eyes. Diamonds and decadence. Over the top passion and romance. Loyal and lasting friendships, and outspoken activism in the fight against HIV and AIDS. However you may remember Elizabeth Taylor, it goes without saying that she was a truly remarkable and iconic woman. The 79 year old legend passed away […]

What’s Your Skincare Regimen?

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From time to time readers will ask me about my skin care regimen and I never know quite how to answer. That’s because it changes from week to week, depending on what product I’m reviewing. Sometimes the lack of consistency can be frustrating. Which is why I loved this quote from the late, great Aaliyah, […]

5 Things I Didn’t Know About Chantecaille

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Last weekend, the Nordstrom Spring Trend Show was BANANAS. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Picture a department store makeup area just packed with anxious customers to the point where you can’t even make it down an aisle. Everywhere you look, women are getting makeovers or buying makeup or watching demonstrations. Amidst the madness, I had the opportunity to meet […]

Janet Jackson was Everything.com

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I think I’m still caught up in the afterglow. For my birthday, my husband got me the best surprise ever! Amazing seats to see Janet Jackson LIVE at the historic Chicago Theater. Not only did I NOT know that we even HAD Janet Jackson tickets, but he told me the seats weren’t very good to […]