This 19-Year-Old College Student Signs Major Modeling Contract After Her Photo From Howard Homecoming Goes Viral
After being spotted at Howard University’s homecoming, the South Sudanese college sophomore is getting ready for her “dream” career.
Model Duckie Thot And Her Sister Nikki Perkins Are The Dynamic Sister Duo You Need To Know
There are plenty ways to keep warm during the winter season, but none are more fabulous than lengthy locks that you can sway back and forth. Celebrities like Remy Ma and Naomi Campbell are known for rocking waist-length locks reminding us all that bone straight tresses are synonymous with photo-ready glamour. Like any other texture or variation, there are countless ways to pull off natural looking extensions and these beautiful women are proof.
Yaya Dacosta has been slaying both the red carpet and editorial shoots with her bold and beautiful natural hair ever since she stole our hearts as the runner-up on cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model. While Yaya has continued to makes waves as a stunning model, she has also made her name in the acting world, having portrayed the iconic Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s biopic of the singer, and she currently portrays the main character of April Sexton in Chicago Med. In honor of Yaya and her great accomplishments, here is a look back at some of Yaya’s best hair moments.
It's the 34th birthday of Yaya DaCosta; one of the most fabulous naturalistas around. She's been slaying both the red carpet and editorial shoots with her bold and beautiful natural hair ever since she stole our hearts as the runner-up on cycle 3 of 'America’s Next Top Model.' While Yaya has continued to makes waves as a stunning model, she has also made her name in the acting world, having portrayed the iconic Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s biopic of the singer, as well as April Sexton in the primetime drama 'Chicago Med.' In honor of Yaya’s birthday and great accomplishments, here is a look back at some of Yaya’s biggest and boldest hair moments.
As a member of the pop girl group Fifth Harmony, Normani Kordei Hamilton didn’t feel the sting of being “the only one” until a perceived snub of one of her Latina groupmates made her a cyberbullying target for racist trolls. The 20-year-old singer opens up about how she navigated the hate and came out stronger.
Angela Bassett grows more gorgeous with every passing year. But the actress, 58, believes that lotions and potions have little to do with what makes her beautiful: “True beauty resonates from inward.”
With a constant influx of beauty bloggers popping up on social media, it can be overwhelming to decide which ones are worthy of a follow. Thankfully, we have yearly events like Beautycon, where we can get up, close and personal with those making the biggest splash. This year marked our inaugural foray into the New York City edition of this industry insider event and the fun-filled day did not disappoint. We were pleasantly surprised to see fierce black beauties represented so well. From a couple of old favorites to the most talked about newbies, these are the 10 ladies you should be following for easy beauty tutorials and everyday inspiration.
For the first time in 30 years and the second time in its history, Brazil has crowned a Black Miss Brazil.
The makeup-free movement is alive and well in Hollywood. We've grown accustomed to seeing our favorite celebrities go bare faced on Instagram, but famous beauties like Alicia Keys are taking their "I woke up like this" steez beyond the confines of social media. Over the past few months, we've watched the singer trade in layers of cosmetics for naked skin and an assortment of stylish head wraps on the red carpet. And with no signs of retiring her new outlook, the number of A-listers doing the same has grown exponentially. Earlier this week, Gabrielle Union captioned a makeup-free Snap with the caption, "No makeup, head wrap, hey Alicia Keys I see you!," while others, including Eniko Hart and Laverne Cox, are flaunting fresh skin in the manner. At the end of the day, going bare faced isn't better than wearing makeup and vice versa; do what makes you happy! However, it is still refreshing to see A-listers embrace their natural beauty in front of millions, so we're taking a look back at their most breathtaking makeup free moments so far.
This gallery originally appeared on PEOPLE.com. On 'Empire,' Taraji P. Henson’s character Cookie Lyon’s beauty mantra might be “go bold or go home” but the 46-year-old actress embraces a “less is more” approach off-screen.