Milani Lip Flash Giveaway Winners!

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Loved the range of responses in the Milani Lip Flash giveaway -it gave me a great idea of your fashion sense! Most of you want to rock Newsflash! Flashy got a fair number of votes. Hot Flash is highly desired, and Lip Flash (the somewhat-confusingly named color) seems to be the universal favorite. I can […]

Hot Holiday Makeup!

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In case you didn’t notice, the models in the Hot Holiday Hairstyles for Natural Hair also had pretty bangin’ makeup, too! And in case you didn’t know, one of the models is the hairstylist herself, Felicia Leatherwood! Love the luxe look on the model below. Winged eye makeup, bangin’ lashes and a bold red lip. […]

You Deserve: Tarte Natural Matte Lip Stain

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I love a good lipstain, but in my experience, a good lipstain can be hard to find. So often the formulations can be drying and the applicators can be harsh. Few things are more unattractive than dry, chapped lips – and believe me, dry, chapped lips that are stained hot pink or orange are definitely […]

Beauty Challenge: Name Your Top 5 Products

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Last night my homegirl Luvvie asked me a ridiculous question. Ridiculous. She goes, “what are your top 5 beauty products?” And I’m like…huh? What a big question! Do you mean makeup, or skincare? Beauty products? OMG I can’t even begin to wrap my mind around that. I was getting the vapors just thinking about it. […]

Want Of The Week: Tom Ford Private Blend Lip Color

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I like to think of myself as a practical person. When I shop, I go to discount retailers. If I have an event to go to, I’d rather see what goodies are already in my closet, than spend my hard earned bucks on something new and trendy. But every now and then I’ll see an […]

Beauty Tips for Ebony Skinned Bellas

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I often hear from bellas with deep skintones, who say they’re afraid of wearing the trendier colors of makeup. Heck, I think quite a few of us brown skinned beauties tend to play it safe when it comes to makeup. Here in Chicago I tend to see lots of golds, deep browns, and berry lips […]

Last Minute Easter Sweetness

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The store aisles are bedecked in pastel shades and overflowing with chocolate bunnies, Peeps, and egg shaped candy. Tomorrow is Easter Sunday! If you haven’t yet had a chance to score some Easter goodies for yourself and your loved ones, you don’t need to get them the usual Cadbury cream egg. Step up your Easter […]