Nothing brings us more joy than a beauty bargain, especially when it costs less than lunch. There are a select few items we should all have in our arsenal and thankfully, you don't need to break bank for them. Save room on your shopping list for these under $10 hair, skin and makeup must-haves.
Black women have been rocking braids for eons, but we can't help but acknowledge the celebrities who solidified their spot in pop culture history with these iconic hairstyles. From Alicia Keys' braided cornrows to Brandy's microbraids, these are the looks that have maintained relevance since their debut years ago.
Anyone with easily irritated skin knows the struggle of finding a moisturizer that won't clog the pores or worse--lead to more problems, such as redness, random breakouts and excess oil production. If you fall into this category, get hip to some of the best gentle formulas out today.
When the temperatures spike, anything that feels like a glass of cold water is the ultimate treat for dehydrated skin. If your summer calendar includes beach romps and other outdoor adventures, it's time to get familiar with some of our favorite cooling products. From body butter to eye gel and face mists, we've got you covered from head to toe.
This year's Curlfest-an annual celebration of all things natural hair-made an epic and memorable return to Brooklyn, NY's Prospect Park. From afros to braids to locs and everything in between, there was no shortage of hair inspo and per usual, we're giving you just a taste of the glorious looks we fell in love with. If you missed the fun, cure your FOMO by perusing these breathtaking portraits.
There are an abundance of humidity-proof summer hairstyles to choose from, but the top knot has proven time and time again that its staying power is unmatched. Case in point: a handful of high profile beauties put their own twist on the classic 'do for last night's (July 13) Girl's Trip premiere. See how two of the film's stars and more stood out below.
Even the most basic beauty tasks need some clarification. From SPF to foundation that won't stay put and lipstick that melts outside the lines, we've got a quick tip for 5 of the most common summer makeup woes. Lijha Stewart, MAKE UP FOR EVER’s Director of Artistry and Education, breaks down each one below.
There's a reason we keep coming back to this strand staple.
Khoudia Diop and 13 other Black beauties come together to commemorate the agency's one year anniversary.
We're well into the summer season and if you're still walking out the door without sunscreen, it's time to reevaluate your morning routine. Contrary to popular belief, not all formulas leave behind a greasy film that melts in hot weather. If you're completely turned off by oily lotions and sprays, check out 9 matte formulas that won't suffocate your skin in the summer heat.
This past week, the fashion glitterati flocked to Paris, where a bevy of high profile designers sent their haute couture garments down the runway. And although diversity remains a hot button issue within the industry, we were happy to see so many Black beauties represent on the catwalk. If you needed proof that they slayed in more ways than one, look no further than these runway portraits!
Hairstylist Anthony Dickey tells us how he created the statement style she wore while performing at ESSENCE Fest 2017.
The mother of two spoke candidly about the need to stay ‘culturally connected’ on the 2017 ESSENCE Fest Beauty and Style Stage.
Are your digits in need of an upgrade? We spotted the fiercest manicures at this year's ESSENCE Festival and we guarantee you'll screenshot at least one of them. See the best ones here!
There's no better place to get summer beauty inspo than ESSENCE Festival! The street style scene is fiercer than ever and the New Orleans heat is no match for these hot hair and makeup looks. See the screenshot-worthy ones here!
You can spend hours picking out the perfect outfit and ruin it in mere seconds by wearing a deodorant that leaves white streaks behind. And when you factor in the summer heat, the results are only more devastating. Avoid another deodorant disaster and some serious body odor by investing in these invisible formulas.
The self-taught hairstylist used products from his very own line to get Williams' mane camera-ready.
Gracie J. is putting her creative touch on the digits of Niecy Nash, Karrueche Tran and more.