Makeup Mondays: Get Fashion Week glam with Eddie Reyes!

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makeup by eddie reyes

1. Use colorful eyeliners. Switch from your black eyeliner to some new colors like plum, olive green, or indigo.  A black eyeliner may accentuate your eyes to a limit, but they make them look small and close the eyes because darker colors make the eye recede. Some colors, even brown, can be softer. 2. Ditch… Read more »

Fit Fridays: Healthy snack alternatives

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Chocolate ice cream

It’s the top of the year and many are on the path towards healthier living. If that includes you, then you’re probably trying to avoid foods that are high in fats, salts and sugars. Avoiding these foods can seem like torture but we’ve selected some alternatives to your cravings. SWEET If you are looking for… Read more »

Get Beyoncé’s Grammy performance look!

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  At last night’s somewhat controversial Grammy Awards, Mrs. Carter, better known as Beyoncé showed off her  buxom body with a $332.00 La Perla cage vest.   The outfit from last night’s performance was very similar to her peek-a-boo ensemble worn in her video for “Partition” Do you love it? Would you rock it?

Makeup Monday: Burgundy Lip Trend

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Runways and red carpets are vamping it up with the dark burgundy lip trend. Beyoncé, Lorde and Rihanna have all been spotted with a darker hued pucker. Below are some of the best in dark lipstick.Pucker up! Before you go smearing burgundy lipstick all over your lips here are some tools you’ll need in addition… Read more »

Best looks from the 2014 Grammy Awards

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Amber rose

While everyone else is mad at Mackelmore and the Grammy’s , here are some looks from the night that we can’t be mad at! Amber Rose showed up in a gold gown that hugged every curve of her post-baby body in al  the right places. Of course the very svelte looking Beyoncé stopped the show in… Read more »

And the winner is… Lupita Nyong’o

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Lupita Nyong'o thank you

In all categories, for all things humble, beautiful and talented, Lupita Nyong’o is #winning. Nyong’o has recently won  Screen Actors Guild and Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave. What makes these awards even more special? 12 years a Slave was Nyongo’s first acting… Read more »

Vanessa Simmons baby shower photos

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Vanessa Simmons baby shower cake

It was a family affair at the duck themed baby shower for parents Vanessa Simmons and Mike Wayans.  Both the Wayans and Simmons family were there to celebrate the upcoming birth at the Sugar Factory in West Hollywood. In addition to the Simmons and Wayans clan, Tyrese was there to celebrate as well. There were tons of sweet… Read more »

Tika Sumpter glows at ‘Ride Along’ premiere in Hollywood

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Tika Sumpter in Costello

Tika Sumpter showed up to “Ride Along” Hollywood movie premiere wearing a hot pink,  Michael Costello dress. In addition to the curve hugging gown, Sumpter sported a short bob with natural looking make-up. A candid photo of Sumpter and her on-screen love interest, Kevin Hart. Do you love it? Let us know  

Ciara makes big announcement on ‘The View’

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Ciara Pregnant the view

For the last several months, rumors about Ciara have been swirling as to whether or not the singer and her rapper fiancé, Future were expecting a bundle of joy. The answer was revealed today on the day-time talk show, “The View” when host, Barbara Walters asked the singer if she would like to respond to… Read more »

Makeup Mondays: How to do a smokey eye with Eddie Reyes

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smokey eye 1

  Smokey eyes is the little black dress for the cosmetic world. It looks great on practically every woman and comes in all different types. Here’s some quick tips to help you perfect the look.   1. Always start with the eyes first, then foundation. Sometimes doing a smokey eye can get messy, and the… Read more »

Best looks from the Golden Globe red carpet 2014

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Angela Bassett Golden Globes 2014

  The red carpet is seriously the main attraction to all award shows. If you think we’re wrong ask three people what type of awards are given out at the Golden Globes and the Oscars. Now ask those same people who looked the best or worst on either carpet and you won’t have to blink before… Read more »

Erykah Badu is ‘high’ and ‘faded’

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Erykah badu hair

Pun very much intended. The soulful songstress, Erykah Badu posted a picture of her new hair cut on her Facebook with the caption “Still high and Faded” Pictured with her is celebrity hairstylist Chuck Amos. The songstress is known for her eclectic fashion and ever-changing hair. Do you love it?

Interview with style expert Tai Beauchamp

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  Tai Beauchamp knows about maintaining a flawless appearance as a style and lifestyle expert, TV personality and brand ambassador. Beauchamp is more than a pretty face, she is a Spelman grad, veteran journalist and editor and all around media maven. Talking Pretty  sat down with Beauchamp to discuss career, fashion and, of course, beauty tips! Go-to  outfit for an… Read more »

Jennifer Hudson wins Humanitarian Award at the 2014 People’s Choice Awards

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Jennifer Hudson and Julia Hudson

On Wednesday night’s People’s Choice Awards, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson stood onstage, accompanied by her sister Julia Hudson and graciously accepted her Humanitarian Award. Hudson and her sister were recognized for their work with the Julian D. King Foundation, an organization founded in memory of her nephew who was murdered in 2008. The organization is… Read more »

Makeup Mondays: False eyelash tips from Eddie Reyes

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  Lash extensions are definitely part of most women’s lives in 2014. I’m not talking about the lash extensions from the nail salon that look like bird wings. These are extensions normally from a prestigious hair and beauty salons. It’s one of the fastest ways to make your eyes pop and it’s convenient for women on-the-go,… Read more »

Baby North West gets karats for New Years Eve

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North West

 Kim Kardashian posted a picture on Instagram of baby North West holding her flawless ring. Talk about a different kind of baby karats! Kim posted the picture with the caption “It was an amazing year!!!” Seems like the West clan spent a quiet night in for new year.