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 »

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.

Do you love it?! Kim Kardashian debuts platinum blonde lace front wig

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“It’s baaaaack!!!! #BlondeHairDontCare thanks to @SergeNormant.” Kim Kardashian declared as she debuted her platinum blonde lace front wig via Instagram earlier this week. “#ILooKLIkeATotallyDifferentPersonWhenMyHairIsBlonde — It’s just a wig! Looks so real though right?” She continued. And while many of the “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” stars fans seem more partial to the her darker… Read more »

Karrueche Tran joins the fight against booty shaming

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Last week, Chris Brown’s model girlfriend Karrueche Tran joined the fight against booty shaming, by re-posting an image of a young woman, pleading with young girls around the world to embrace their bodies just the way God created them via Instagram. “Reality is girls have stretch marks, and, instead of shaming and Photoshopping, people should… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Best hairstyles at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

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We love the Billboard Music Awards because unlike many other awards shows, the BBMA’s allow celebrities to take more risks with their look from head to toe. While many celebrities may have missed a note with their attire, other’s reeled in their look with an amazing coif. From bright blue colored bobs to sharp cut… 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; bergdorfgoodman.com… Read more »

Celebrity make-up trends to try now

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Go pretty in pink. Go bold in blue. And glow in gold, with this season’s top celebrity make-up trends to try now. Not sure where to begin? Take a note from Christina Milian, Zoe Kravitz, Sharon Leal and more. For all the beauty bits, scroll below… Lupita Nyong’o: Subtle gray shadow. Zoe Kravitz: Graphic silver… Read more »

Zoe Saldana becomes the face of what mega beauty brand?

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Movie star Zoe Saldana lands a lucrative deal as the new face of L’Oréal Paris. Over the weekend, the mega beauty brand announced that the Avatar actress will take on the responsibilities as their new celebrity spokeswoman. Saldana, 33, jumped right into her new role, gushing to PEOPLE on the trial-and-error of finding your perfect… Read more »

7 Timeless beauty buys

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Beauty trends come and go but everyone and a while, we find a beauty product that withstands the tale of time. From hair care to skin care to make-up must haves, the following products are well worth the buck. Check out our top 7 TIMELESS beauty buys below. Do you have a go to beauty… Read more »

Saturday Style: Instagram’s must watch celebrity style stars

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Whether you’re a tomboy with an edge, glamour girl or inbetween, the following celebrities offer a variety of inspiration for your everyday look. Scroll below for our top 10 most stylish celebrities to follow on Instagram. And tell us… who is your favorite style star? Tracee Ellis Ross – @traceeellisross Keri Hilson – @dreamincolor Kerry… Read more »

Go from drab to fab in 5 easy steps!

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As women, we naturally have a million things to juggle. While we may feel guilty at times putting ourselves first, in some instances, it’s necessary! Put your best foot forward everyday, with 5 easy steos to go from drab to fab in less than 10 minutes. Avoid over washing your face. Soap residue creates dry… Read more »

5 Marvelous mani ideas via Instagram

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No look is complete with out the ultimate mani/pedi. Short on inspiration? Not sure what trend to follow this season. Scroll below for a variety of marvelous manicures, sure to inspire your next mani. Have a spring fling with this nail design courtesy of @nailartbyjen. Take a walk on the wild side with @designdiamondnails. Make… Read more »

Make-up Monday’s: Orange is the new red!

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Spring into some of this season’s hottest beauty trends, with Colour Junkee. From bright, bold eyes to the perfect pop of color on your lips, this spring’s palette is nothing shy of beautiful. Not sure where to start or which make-up trend is right for you? Check out some of the Colour Junkee’s top tips… Read more »

5 Quick tips to go from drab to fab!

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As women, we naturally have a zillion things to juggle. While we may feel guilty at times putting ourselves first, in some instances, it’s necessary! Put your best foot forward everyday, with 5 quick and inexpensive tips to take you from drab to fab in less than 10 minutes. Check them out below. Avoid itchy,… Read more »

Rihanna to be named next Viva Glam spokesmodel?

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After three amazingly successful collaborations with MAC and a final holiday collection due to hit stores in December, Bajan beauty Rihanna has just been named the next spokesmodel for Viva Glam. Viva Glam by MAC is a major cosmetic line dedicated to helping people living with and effected by HIV/AIDS. Since its launch in 1994,… Read more »