How To Look More Glamorous, Instantly

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Several years ago, a good friend in the beauty industry told me something that I didn’t quite believe. She said that brown eyeshadow made you look glamorous and wealthy, and took her beauty game up a whole nother level. This good friend is a woman of color with a fabulous, deep chocolate complexion. I didn’t […]

Bright, Fun, Fresh Lip Glosses for Spring!

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    I didn’t realize how subdued my personal fashion palette had become, until this Easter weekend. The first warm holiday weekend in Chicago, and I had THE hardest time finding the right springtime pop of color for the occasion! I haven’t yet turned my winter wardrobe over to spring, but I’m all about spring […]

DIY Smoky Eye With Target and Napoleon Perdis!

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Quick – off the top of your head, name an eye makeup look besides a smoky eye or cat eye. Did you come up with anything immediately? Kinda challenging, right? The smoky eye has become THE look for both makeup newbies and makeup junkies. It can be intense and sexy when paired with a red […]

Beauty, Fashion and Hair! Read My Latest Posts at Glam.com

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  If you’ve noticed me posting a bit more slowly over here, it’s because I’m learning to adjust my schedule! As the latest contributing editor for Glam.com, I’m writing weekly posts on beauty, fashion, hair, and more! Click to check out some of my latest posts over at Glam.com. Naughty or Nice? MAC and Urban […]

Is It Spring Yet? Behold, the Beauty in Bloom at Target!

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The sun is out and the sky is blue, and I’m hoping it stays like this long enough to melt all the snow in Chicago! I’m SO over this winter thing. Snow on the ground and grey skies have been killing my mojo and my joie de vivre. I’m ready for leaves on the trees […]

The 25 Best MAC Lipsticks for Women of Color

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  Because of my history as one of the chosen ones for the 2011 Bloggers Obsession collection, I’m asked about MAC Cosmetics often. Mainly it’s two questions. This post will aim to answer both of them, with a little help from an expert!     Question #1 – will they EVER bring back All Of […]

P&G Beauty on the Red Carpet! GRAMMY Glam + Janelle Monae’s Makeup and Nails!

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  Bellas, last night was SO MUCH FUN! Thank you all for joining into the @PGBeauty Style United GRAMMY Glam Twitter party with me – together with Galtime and The Makeup Girl, we were trending! WOW!   SO major. Thank you all for joining and congrats to the Twitter giveaway winners! I absolutely loved the […]