The singer and actress commemorated her 35th birthday on Tuesday with an old-school glamour look inspired by her mom, Darnell Donnerson.
Autumn is the commencement of oxblood manicures, chunky sweaters and pumpkin spice lattes. It’s also the dawn of dry and itchy skin, which can potentially ruin all of the above. Although September 23 is the official start of fall, now’s the time to revamp your routine. These ultra-hydrating moisturizers will protect and hydrate your skin in cooler climates. Check out our fall favorites below!
You don’t have to look very far for fall hairstyle inspo; per usual, Instagram is crawling with options you can just screenshot and send to your stylist. And who better to get inspiration from than these 11 celebs who are always on three steps ahead of the strut and slay game? Try any of these A-list looks for the seasonal upgrade you need.
Getting color right is key when it comes to choosing a blush: Rock a shade too bright and you’ll look like a clown. Choose a shade too deep and it’ll muddy up your complexion. We’ve all been at the home stretch of a semi-flawless makeup look only to ruin it by dusting an unforgiving shimmer on our cheeks. If you're a blush novice with no idea of where to start, we’ve sifted through the best blushes on the market to create this buffet of black-girl friendly options to choose from.
Color correcting creams, also known as CC creams, are a foolproof way to cover imperfections without going full coverage. They’re a lighter alternative to your standard foundation and typically include key ingredients for nourishing the skin. In short: the one-step, multi-tasking staple is the easiest (and quickest) way to even out skin tone and diminish redness. As with any makeup product, finding those gems that compliment brown skin can be challenging, so we did some digging and found the best for you.
Want to repair breakage, restore edges and grow your hair longer? Hair vitamins are an obvious solution. And while there are plenty of people who can attest to the regenerative powers of these magical pills, skepticism will always linger. If you’re on the fence, let us steer you in the right direction. We’ve scoured the net and discovered the top seven hair vitamins with mostly positive reviews. Check them out.
Fortunately for us, celebrity makeup artists have no qualms about sharing tips and tricks for achieving an A-list beat on social media. In between photo shoots and red carpet events, they take to the 'gram to share some of their best-kept beauty secrets and 30-second face-saving tutorials. Scroll through their candid photos for products you’ve never tried and for tips on how to wake up flawless like Beyoncé or shine bright like diamond à la Rihanna. Get ready to take your makeup to the next level!
A new school year is in session, which means your calendar is probably already filling up with meetings and study dates. While it’s important to stay on top of scholarly matters, it’s also vital to pencil in time for self-care. So set some time aside and avoid burn-out with these 11 stress-relieving beauty products.
When there’s zero time to spare, you’ll need to cut corners with your beauty routine; especially when school’s back in session. Skip styles that require heat tools and make it to lecture hall on time with one of these low-maintenance looks inspired by our favorite celebs. These hairdos are so simple you can literally do them in your sleep. From one step up-dos, to effortless protective styles, we guarantee you’ll be out the door in record time.
Summer is fading, but that doesn’t mean your glow has to. Get skin that looks lit from within with highlighters, beauty’s worst kept secret. Available in radiant colors and buildable textures, this holy-grail item will transform your skin into an ultralight beam that Kanye would approve of. And while highlighters are usually used to enhance the cheeks and brow bone, you can easily pour, roll or dust this skin enhancer onto any area of your face in need of a radiant boost. Check out our top picks.
Back-to-school season has arrived and we’ve got everything you need to ace Beauty 101. From brow pens and eyeliner pencils to luxe lip crayons, these products will earn you high marks both in and out of the classroom. Why waste time studying complicated makeup tutorials when you stay ahead of the curve with these easy to use essentials?
Love it or hate it: Kylie Jenner’s highly coveted lip kits are loved by many. Her latest release was made specifically with darker skin tones in mind and as predicted, they’re already a hit. “Love Bite,” “Dirty Peach” and “Brown Sugar” appear to still be available for purchase, which is surprising since Kylie's releases typically sell out in minutes. If you’re not ready to commit to this newer brand, but want similar lip colors, these alternatives are just as beautiful.
We can't wait to see what the iconic singer is cooking up with Dr. Kari Williams.
Who better to get to us in a fall beauty state of mind than Sephora? The one-stop-shop for all things beauty just stocked its shelves full of new hair, makeup, and skin care products to help us usher in the new season. The only draw-back is, they’ve got more products than we’ve got dough. So we’ve narrowed down the loot to a few must-haves that are totally worth the buy. From new lippies to balms that will preserve your summer glow, get your beauty arsenal set with these lush arrivals.
It’s lit for real!
Just in time for fall, a new foundation stick promises to keep our sun-kissed glow intact.
Mark your calendar for the August release of KaePop 2.
"The simple perception of exoticism sways people to see multicultural blacks as better-looking," said the study's author.