Janelle Monae’s SAG Awards 2017 Beauty Look

Awards season brings out the best beauty looks from some of our favorite gals. Singer Janelle Monae (Hidden Figures and Moonlight) attended the SAG Awards channeling her inner Queen Elizabeth with the help of Covergirl and makeup artist Jessica Smalls. Jessica shares the inspiration behind Janelle’s stunning SAG Awards beauty look from tonight’s red carpet.
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GET THE LOOK: 2017 SAG Awards Nominee, Uzo Aduba

I’m so excited that all my favorite actresses are nominated for the 2017 SAG Awards. My beauty friends and I created the SAG Awards Nominee Beauty Challenge over on YouTube were we all were tasked with recreating one of our favorite looks from a nominee. I choose my homegirl in my head, Ugo Aduba. This look was easy and not that…
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9 Must-Read Foundation Tips for Girls With Dark Skin

Even though I’ve written a post about the best foundation for brown girls I still get lots of questions about how to find the right foundation for our #BlackGirlMagic complexions and how to apply it. Foundation is something that go really wrong really quick. Like, really quick! And I’ve always believed that a women’s foundation is the beginning of one of two things:…
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31 Last Minute Beauty Gifts To Help Your BFF Channel Her Inner Soft & Pink

My bff is the exact opposite of me. I just got her to fall in love with manicures after 38 years of living. This Christmas I plan to swoon her with loads of beauty gifts. You know, make her fall in love with being a girl. Sometimes we all forget that deep down inside we’re built to be soft and pink. I’ve…
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Buy Or Nah: Aussie Mega Moist Shampoo & Conditioner

I’ve been traveling for what seems like non-stop since this summer. I visited Belize, then Vegas for the Soul Train Awards, then Costa Rica for a much-needed solo retreat and now I am back in New York trying to catch up on life! While I’ve had a freaking blast seeing the world it was actually my hair that has paid the…
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redbook Red Beauty Box Review

From pet treats to stay-all-day mascara, to bacon every month boxes (yes this is a real thing, Google it) there’s absolutely no shortage of subscription boxes out there. So I take my job really seriously when I review these boxes and spread the word on which ones are worth your hard earned coins. Redbook Magazine‘s signature Red Beauty Box is here…
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4 Last Minute Halloween Costumes That Only Require Makeup

Remember when we were kids and Halloween costumes were so easy (AND they always fit). Well! Now I’m almost 40 (AYE #ScorpioSeason is upon us) and my patience and waist size don’t match the inner kid that lives inside of me. She wants to participate so badly but life is just happening at record speed and Halloween costume shopping is not on…
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9 Halloween Makeup Tutorials Even You Can Try!

Each Halloween I say I am going to record halloween makeup tutorials. Well Halloween is creeping on our tails and I have yet to record a single video. I give up. I’m busy AF (I mean I did write a book did you get it yet) and more importantly I am lazy. But I have two pieces of good news.…
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Buy or Nah: Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant

My beauty routine has certainly changed throughout the years. In my twenties, I barely used any beauty products at all. I was the most basic beauty girl you would have known. MAC lipglass was my only staple and I loved lining my lips with brown liner (this was my pre-blending stage). In my thirties, I tried absolutely everything anyone sent…
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