Talking with Tami for ‘Kontrol’ magazine

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Celebrity Blogger Tammie Reed, creator ofTalking with Tami delivers sass and class on Kontrol magazine’s “For The Love Of Summer” issue! In the pages of the mag, the curvy beauty rocks a variety of sexy retro swimwear and the latest shades from Revel By Julian Lark, a vibrant new beauty line, straight out of Atlanta,… Read more »

Rihanna is green with envy for new MAC Viva Glam cosmetics line

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Rihanna unveils MAC Viva Glam fall campaign Rihanna is hard at work! The “Fly” singer who recently debuted her first male fragrance, Rogue Man, is back at it again, this time unvieling MAC cosmetics fall Viva Glam line. Available GLOBALLY in September @MACcosmetics #VivaGlam #Rihanna2 — Rihanna (@rihanna) August 4, 2014 With all proceeds… Read more »

Rihanna unveils first male fragrance, Rogue Man

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Rihanna releases sexy male fragrance, Rogue Man Have you always had the secret desire to smell just like your man? Well, Rihanna is here to cater to you! Next month, the Bajan bad gal will release Rogue Man, her first male fragrance “that captures the mischevious nature that lies within every woman.” “LADIES!!! This September… Read more »

Unretouched image of Mariah Carey released

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In a society obsessed with appearances, retouching has become commonplace in areas ranging from high fashion to the simple Instagram profile. Recently, Jezebel released unretouched images of mega superstar Mariah Carey from a recent photo shoot she did with celebrity photographer Terry Ruchardson. The images flash between the distinctly retouched snaps that were published in… Read more »

7 illustrations redefining beauty standards

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“People should be able to be who they are,” according to singer, KeKe Wyatt. Beauty standards in the United States, for the most part, are pretty one-dimensional. Categorizing women’s bodies is an unfair way to examine what’s considered beautiful. Brazilian graphic designer, Carol Rossetti began posting several illustrations of multicultural women and their stories — she… Read more »

Red, white and awesome Fourth of July nail art

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Whether you’re a polish addict or an undisputed nail art novice, the Fourth of July is the perfect occasion to spice it up and try something new. Show just how patriotic you are, with one of the below festive nail designs, courtesy of some of the best nail techs on Instagram.

Must have summer beauty essentials

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Tame that mane, keep cool and shine bright this summer with our must have summer beauty essentials! Protect you legs from nasty shaving nicks with Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Shave Butter Creme, $7.99, available at Shea Moisture Fade hyperpigmentation with SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF, $159, available at SkinStore. Sweating it out at the gym this… Read more »

SheaMoisture introduces cosmetic line at Target

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Your favorite hair and skin care line has listened to the request of their consumers. SheaMoisture has released a line of cosmetics, “A Better Way to Beautiful” In line with SheaMoisture’s belief in providing the best products nature can offer, the entire cosmetic line is Shea butter based, natural, certified organic, paraben-free and ethically sourced color collection. The… Read more »

New Fragrance Alert!: Beyoncé brings the Heat

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While Miami Heat fans are still licking their wounds after a big upset on Sunday during the NBA Finals, Queen Bey is making her big return to the world of beauty. Beyoncé’s promoting her new fragrance, Beyonce Heat Wild Orchid. Beyoncé is giving us über-sexy and seduction wearing a feathered black dress with a high slit at… Read more »

ARDENCY INN Makeup Launches Summer Campaign

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ARDENCY INN, a new makeup brand rooted in the downtown New York music scene, is excited to announce the launch of its Summer 2014 campaign featuring lead singer Randa Leigh of Shadows on Stars, alongside a highly anticipated new product collection. James Vincent, Director of Artistry and Education, said: “The Shadows on Stars look was… Read more »

The top 5 red lipsticks for any skin tone

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Once you prep that ruby red pout, everything changes. And while many women are a bit intimidated by rocking a sexy, classic red lip, it can be done! For the top red lipsticks for any skin tone, scroll below. MAC Ruffian Red, $16, available at MAC Cosmetics Wet N Wild Megalast Lip Color in Stoplight… Read more »

INGLOT Cosmetics releases HD powders for under $20!

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INGLOT HD Illuminizing Pressed Powders The skin loving ingredients include premium silicone powder and diamond dust, perfect to hide skin’s little imperfections and leave you looking refreshed and rejuvenated. Outstanding film-forming agents will provide a smooth and long-lasting finish. Ideal for everyday use, this product may also be used for filming in high definition and… Read more »

5 products that fight the frizz

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More humidity is set to roll in as the summer months approach. It doesn’t matter what type of hair you have, once humidity gets a hold of your hair, it’s downhill. We can’t control the weather (unless you have access to a private jet) but you can control the frizz with these products. Living Proof… Read more »

6 ways to glowing summer skin

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Hotter temperatures mean showing a lot more skin. If you’re going to show off your gorgeous gams and put forth your best fresh face, make sure you’re glowing! We’ve got the goods that will give you the goddess glow from head to toe. Clarisonic Scrub away the toxins and dirt that get into your pores… Read more »

Cult-classic worthy lipsticks

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It’s not often that a product comes along and we fall head over heels in love. But when one does, we want to share it with the world! Take our top 5 lipsticks and balms for example. While spring makeup should be fresh and clean, it never hurts to amp up your look with a… Read more »

Look effortlessly gorgeous with these spring beauty must haves

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Get inspired by this season’s best beauty trends and products, ripped from the runway. Check out our must-haves for spring below… Ethereal eyes: Go punk rock or sweet and sophisticated with a versatile shade of platinum, pearl or white. Try: Clinique All About Shadow Soft Shimmer Single Eye Shadow Compact in Sugar Cane, $15;… Read more »