3 Easy Summer Beauty Hacks – Stay Cool, Smooth and Beautiful This Season!

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Listen. It’s hot outside. When you get ready to face the world, you already know you’re going to emerge sweaty and melty with a side dish of frustrated and over it. But summer isn’t supposed to be about struggle, it’s supposed to be FUN. Your beauty regimen shouldn’t slow you down one bit, and having […]

15 Minutes To Fierce – The IMAN Cosmetics Bronze Goddess Makeover!

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I’ve been hearing from quite a few of my readers lately, that makeup is challenging and intimidating. For those of us who aren’t used to wearing makeup on a day to day basis, when we’re presented with an event where we’re expected to wear makeup it can cause anxiety and stress. I’m here to tell […]

7 Bold, Bright Lip Glosses to Stunt With This Summer

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Hot weather makeup should do a few things. It should last in the heat, and not melt off your face the second you step outside. It should be light and easy to apply and non-transferable (or as non-transferable as possible. Nobody wants to leave a face print behind). And when it comes to lips, your […]

Chicago! Come And Get Beautifully Connected With Me at Walgreens!

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Finally the weather is righteous, people are out in the streets in shorts and skirts and cute dresses again, and flowers are blooming all over beautiful Chicago. What’s better than summertime Chi? Nothing! Summer is finally here, and I’d love to usher in the season by introducing you to some of my favorite beauty finds. […]

Makeup Artist Maria Barreda On Making Your Makeup Last

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When I was headed to New Orleans, I knew I was traveling with a photographer (that’d be Chuck AKA @Chuckstr), I knew I’d be going to some high profile events (hello, Essence Music Fest!) and I’d be doing a photo shoot while in town (hello, Igigi). I also knew it would be like ninth circle […]

Sam Fine Gives You Cover Girl’s Best Summer Beauty Looks!

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If you follow celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine on Twitter, you know that he’s a rare and special kind of makeup artist. Sam offers sage advice on products and cosmetics application for women all shades of beautiful, while interracting with his fans in an unpretentious and fun ongoing conversation. But here’s a bit of helpful […]