Celebrity hairstylist Amoy Pitters is responsible for the sexy styles of some of Hollywood's hottest stars, including Kerry Washington, Nia Long, Ciara and Joy Bryant. Now, the jetsetting diva is capitalizing on her expertise and A-list clientele with a new Manhattan salon, Amoy Couture Hair. Here, we caught up with her to get the scoop on the new space and her fabulous new product line. Read More: Ask the Experts: Scoring Sexy Strands by Valentine's DayEmil's Email: Joy Bryant Hosts Amoy Pitters' Salon Opening
The warm summer months may not be here just yet but that doesn't mean that you shouldn't start looking for that new "it" bag to carry you into the next season. We featured some fabulous bags in the March issue of ESSENCE, one for every budget, because you don't have to break the bank to get in on hot designer trends. Here, we've selected some more options for your consideration. Check them out. Read more: Turn Heads With A Patterned DressFire & Desire: Red Shoes Bring The Heat
Brides-to-be should start prepping for their wedding day glow months in advance. Here, our experts shared great complexion-perfecting tips, and we rounded up the best bridal skin beautifiers on the shelves.
Congratulations, you're engaged! While your wedding day will be undoubtedly be magical, the months of planning can be a bit stressful (who knew your betrothed had so many opinions about table linens?). Treat yourself to Philosophy's new Tying The Knot Gift Set ($100), an elegant box of indulgent beauty goodies that will have you glowing all the way to the alter. Created exclusively with bridal website TheKnot.com, the kit contains: Eye Hope Advanced Anti-Aging Eye Cream Purity One-Step Facial Cleanser Hope In A Jar Moisturizer Microdelivery Mini Peel Pads Amazing Grace Perfumed Shampoo, Bath & Shower GelAmazing Grace Perfumed Firming Body Emulsion Kiss Me Very Emollient spf 20 Lip Balm Kiss Me Exfoliating Lip Scrub and Facial Amazing Grace Spray Fragrance Eau de Toilette