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Keleshe, the first doll from the My Natural Doll collection, has brown skin and voluminous 4C hair.
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For beauty junkies, the holidays are just another excuse for adding more items to an ever growing stash of makeup. And if you never leave the house without a pair of lashes, the obsession goes far beyond a set of falsies and mascara. There's an entire spectrum of festive finds that will motivate you to grab the adhesive without hesitation. Gift the lash lover in your life (or yourself!) with any of these eye-catching items before the holiday season ends!
Switching hairstyles is a sure fire way to spice up your look. But don’t just stop there; go the full mile and add a heavenly hue to your roots. There’s nothing more exhilarating than a fresh dye job. And now that the holidays are in full swing, what better way to deck the halls and your tresses than with red hair? The color is just as bold as it is beautiful and we’ve got celeb inspiration for rocking the festive shade just in time for the holidays.
Ironically, Trump once stated “they’ll be back,” when major companies first began with-drawing their support.
While our ponytails have never failed us on a bad hair day, the reliable do could use a fashionable upgrade. Let’s be real: it can get a little boring sometimes. Fortunately, you can elevate the look in seconds by adding a few chic accessories. Hair embellishments are trending and there are plenty of not so basic ties and holders that will effortlessly boost your updo. To spice things up for the holiday season and beyond, wrap your strands around these stylish options.
You’ve ordered the lawn chairs, triple checked the floral arrangements and strategically mapped out the seating chart. And while logistics for your wedding are important, the hairstyle for your big day deserves just as much consideration. After all, no one will be talking about the center pieces if your hair is wreck. Be the center of attention for all the right reasons with one of these gorgeous bridal hairstyles spotted on Pinterest.
We spend a grip on hair extensions, so we might as well get our money’s worth by grooming them properly to ensure longevity. The rule of thumb is to treat weaves as if they were your own hair, which means with lots of TLC. And while these strands aren’t growing out of your scalp, you bought it (with receipts to prove it), so technically it is “your hair” and should be treated as such. Extensions are an investment with a lengthy pay off. They can last for weeks on end if maintained correctly with these products and pro-tips.
Ponytails are no longer reserved for bad hair days. The flattering hairstyle has become our go-to, even for the most fashionable of occasions, including the red carpet. And while the just-rolled-out-of-bed ponytail will always be our favorite, we’re currently fixated on sky high variations. Everyone from Beyoncé to Nicki Minaj have been spotted rocking high and mighty ponytails, and we’re taking note. When they go low, we go high. If you need inspo to step up your ponytail swag this holiday season and beyond, look no further than these famous beauties.
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If you find that your perfectly applied lipstick doesn’t survive beyond morning coffee, or that foundation turns into goop by noon, keep reading. These beauty woes are all too familiar, but fortunately, they’re also 100% preventable. Today, there are a slew of products that will scare away shiny foreheads, runny mascara, fading eyeshadow and all of the annoying roadblocks we face on the daily. If you're not sure how to ensure your makeup lasts more than a couple hours, get familiar with some of our favorite beauty savers below.
With just one day left of the 2016 presidential election season, a lot of us may be looking for last minute ways to get into the patriotic spirit. You can canvas your neighborhood to remind people to vote, volunteer at the polls, make phone calls...or sport any of these Election Day-inspired beauty products. Why stop with a single poster or bumper sticker? Show political support by dusting on a blue eyeshadow or smoothing on a fierce red lip. It may not be as imperative as casting your ballot, but sometimes it's the little things, like playing with makeup, that keep us energized on such an anxiety-filled day. And while this election season has been less than pretty, you can still show up at the polls on Tuesday totally looking the part. These are the red, white and blue beauty finds you'll want to rock beyond the election season.
Protective styles not only cut the time of your beauty routine in half; they're also a great way to protect your natural strands from potential damage. And while braids and twists are relatively low maintenance options, there are a few things you should still do to ensure their longevity. Like most hairstyles, they aren't exempt from becoming unkempt and in need of some occasional reinforcing; especially if you develop an itchy scalp or live in humid conditions that cause your hair to get fuzzy. Don’t let environmental conditions mess with your style; keep your scalp and strands in check with these 15 products.
Of all the amusing and witty holidays that seem to pop up throughout the year, National Candy Day is one of our favorites. As it turns out, there are a ton of beauty products that sound as sweet as they look. In observance of this tasty holiday, we encourage you to mist on a yummy fragrance or coat your lips in a bubble gum flavored balm—there’s plenty of fragrant finds that will get you in the holiday spirit. Besides, what’s better than having sweet aromas follow you throughout the day?! Click through the gallery ahead for a peek at some sweet beauty treats!
Eva Marcille's Halloween 2016 costume included the highly coveted do, created by Dr. Kari Williams.