The Muppets Merchandise Makeup Machine

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I’ve been a major fan of Jim Henson and the Muppets my whole life. Before I even could speak words. I was raised on a steady diet of Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Electric Company, 321 Contact and the original vintage episodes of The Muppet Show — gloriously broadcasted on TTT every afternoon around 4, […]

Read My Lips at the Neosporin Lip Health Twitter Party!

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As the weather gets dryer, moisture becomes more and more of a factor — for your hair, your skin and yes, even your lips! In the interest of keeping your lips soft, smooth, and in perfect shape for wearing your most bangin’ lipstick or smooching your one and only love, I invite you to join […]

Makeup Memories – My First Lipstick

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In the Eighties my mom was all about red and orange lipstick, to match her red or orange nails. It was an interesting time in the beauty world – in those days beauty was very much about power. In the magazines there were power suits armed with thick shoulder pads, and the perfumes of the […]

Fall Makeup Tips from Tia Dantzler

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Tia Dantzler is more than just one of my favorite makeup artists, she’s one of my favorite PEOPLE, period. There’s a reason so many celebrities ask for her by name. Tia is professional and polite, but oh so down to earth, genuine, funny and sweet. She’s just great to be around. If you read her […]

Spring Makeup Tips from Afrobella’s Makeup Expert, Meagan Sheá!

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Bellas, in the almost 5 years that I’ve been blogging, I’ve more or less done it alone. I have been very hesistant to share my baby with anyone, and while I’ve done very rare guest posts here and there it hasn’t been an ongoing thing. Until now. Get ready to see some new faces and […]

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. […]