Know Your BB, CC & DD Basics

 We caught up with David E. Bank, M.D., director of New York's Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, and learned what they could do for us.

Contour Like A Pro

Ever wonder how to minimize your forehead, sculpt your cheekbones or create a jawline—minus the surgery? Celebrity makeup artist Jai Williams shares his step-by-step guide to creating a close-up-worthy face.

Contour Like A Pro

Ever wonder how to minimize your forehead, sculpt your cheekbones or create a jawline—minus the surgery? Celebrity makeup artist Jai Williams shares his step-by-step guide to creating a close-up-worthy face.

The Next Wave

Our girl Lisa Price, founder of Brooklyn-based beauty brand Carol's Daughter, spills the tea on her new hair care launch with Target and shares sisterly tips on transitioning. You heard it here first!

Know Your BB, CC & DD Basics

Feeling overwhelmed by the endless array of tinted face creams? We tested countless brands and consulted a top dermatologist to find the hardest-working ones that offer the broadest range of shades for you.

A-List Nails

Be it classy and demure or wild and wacky, stars always have noteworthy nail style. We tapped New York City manicurist Sae Carter to create hot, celeb-inspired nail art to inspire your own mani-adventures. 

A Beautiful Beginning

ESSENCE teamed up with master colorist Rita Hazan and her squad of stylists to give four real women dazzling makeovers for the new year.

Common Scents

Make your fragrance last all day long by layering it with like-scented body wash or lotion.

Ask the Experts: Fake It For Fun

Celebs do it and so can you. With today's wigs and extensions, you can add length or experiment with a new cut or color effortlessly. Master hairstylist Noël Reid-Killings shows us the quickest, easiest way to haute hair.

Ask the Experts: Fake It For Fun

Celebs do it and so can you. With today's wigs and extensions, you can add length or experiment with a new cut or color effortlessly. Master hairstylist Noël Reid-Killings shows us the quickest, easiest way to haute holiday hair.