5 Phthalate-Free beauty products that get the job done!

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Spring is here-what a better time to go green?! Whether your in a beauty rut or looking to try something fresh and fabulous, take your beauty regiment to the next level with 5 of our favorite eco-friendly beauty products, from body wash to lipstick to mascara. Check out our top picks below. BareMinerals Flawless Definition… Read more »

The best nail colors for March

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Feeling a little March madness? Next time you get your nails done, wake up your manicure with one of these fresh and flattering shades. CoverGirl Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss in Mint Mojito 285, drugstore.com, $6 Butter London in Molly Coddled, Sephora, $15 Essie in Mezmerised, Ulta, $9 Chanel Le Vernis in Emprise, Chanel, $27… Read more »

5 beauty secrets to #BeAgeless

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The skin is the body’s largest organ, and to ensure it remains healthy, we must fulfill its basic needs, like gentle cleansing, toning, moisturizing and sun protection. Olay encourages all African-American women to make their skin health a priority. Do you? Here are five secrets to achieving and maintaining ageless beauty: (#BeAgeless) Get Your Beauty Sleep When… Read more »

Celebrity nail tech Elle delivers seriously sweet Valentine’s Day nail inspiration

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Celebrity Nail Tech Elle shares a little Valentine’s Day nail inspiration. As a top manicurist who regularly works on the nails of celebs like Jennifer Lopez, Lena Dunham, Blake Lively, Heidi Klum and Michelle Williams, Elle understands the technical/chemical aspect of nails (her father was a chemist who manufactured nail products!) as well as the… Read more »

Tinashe, Dej Loaf tapped as the new faces of Mac

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M.A.C launches their “Future Forward” line, with a star powered squad. After partnering with superstars like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, and wiley Miley Cyrus over the years, the popular cosmetics brand has announced a new campaign starring singer Tinashe, DeJ Loaf, Halsey, and Lion Babe’s Jillian Hervey. “It feels like a great thing to… Read more »

Meet #GenerationNoir…

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Zendaya is a woman on top! Although the year has just begun, the 19-year-old has already snagged spots on Best Dressed lists with her Marchesa gown at the Golden Globes, debuted a new do’ and she just nabbed her first cover of the year, for Kode magazine. On the cover, Zendaya shines alongside up and… Read more »

Emmy beauty looks that slayed!

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From smoky eyes and slicked back hair to soft, pretty and perfectly tamed tresses, the 2015 Emmy Awards red carpet was stock full of covet-worthy beauty looks. While stars like Taraji P. Henson and Laura Prepon chose to go with a more gothic glam look, other celebs like Padma Lakshmi opted for a warm pop… Read more »

Kylie Jenner to launch first-ever lipstick line this fall

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Kylie Jenner’s launching a lipstick line! Shortly after launching her extension line, the 18-year-old is adding beauty buff to her list of accolades with Kylie’s Lip Kit. On Monday, Jenner confirmed reports via Instagram, posting a plumped pout pic to the tune of “#KylieLipKit.” Which left some fans questioning… why? “Make-up can do a lot… Read more »

Alicia Keys: I dressed like a tomboy to stave off attention, but I’m done hiding who I am

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From an early age on, Grammy Award-Winning singer Alicia Keys discovered a lot of the things about herself that elicited praise and compliments from other people which made her feel different… in turn, the 34-year-old started to downplay those attributes in order to blend in. In an open letter titled “A Revelation” on her website,… Read more »

‘Allure’ magazine uses White woman in afro tutorial

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Allure magazine, a beauty publication targeting young white women is under fire after featuring a white woman in an Afro tutorial. The tutorial, which appeared in the magazine’s August 2015 issue features actress Marissa Neitling—a white woman with straight hair—and provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to wet, scrunch, twirl, diffuse and curl your straight… Read more »

Miley Cyrus launches MAC lipstick to end AIDS

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Miley Cyrus extends her collaboration with MAC Cosmetics… As previously reported, the 22-year-old singer is the new face of the beauty brand’s Viva Glam lipstick and tinted ‘lipglass’ line, benefiting the fight against Aids. Along with the advert for the new campaign, Miley shared: “Help to end AIDS with my new @MACcosmetics #VIVAGLAM lipstick available… Read more »

5 Must-have multitasking creams

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Blotchy skin? Dry skin? Combination skin? Keep scrolling for our top 5 BB and CC Creams… For blotchy and uneven skin tone, try Maybelline New York’s Dream Fresh BB Cream. Say bye, bye to fine lines with Bobbi Brown BB Cream. Rid of those pesky dark spots with Olay’s CC Cream. Focus on breakouts with… Read more »

Shaniece Hairston signs with Wilhelmina

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Congrats are in order for the daughter of reality star Evelyn Lozada, Shaniece Hairston. Earlier this week Hairston announced that she’s signed on to Wilhelmina Models Los Angeles. “I’m so unbelievably excited and proud to announce that I just signed on with Wilhelmina Models,” said the 22-year-old. “I think I’m still in shock. This is… Read more »

The fool-proof solution for eyeliner that doesn’t run

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Ever experienced that embarrassing moment when you’re cute cat eye melts in the hot summer sun? Don’t fret, because we’ve got you covered. For an easy, breezy fool-proof solution for eyeliner that doesn’t run, scroll down for our top three tips! Have a go-to summer beauty tip? Share it with us in the comment section… Read more »