C+CPaging Ms. Minaj: In Protest of a Make-Under
While celebrities like Madonna and Sarah Jessica Parker pulled out the theatrics for last night’s Met Ball, rapper Nicki Minaj went relatively tame. Opting to wear a satin navy Tommy Hilfiger gown, subdued makeup and blonde curls, the look was not what we expected from Ms. Minaj. (Continue Reading…)

Natural Hair Crush: Aïssa Maïga
Actress Aïssa Maïga is a Senegalese born and lives in France. With 54 flicks under her belt, you can get to know her work in this year’s French film Mood Indigo, but we’re currently crushing on her natural hairstyles. Flip through to see her Afros and updos! (Continue Reading…)

Summer Trend: Baseball Caps
Yes, when you’re tired of wearing a scarf, the baseball cap can cut in and be that accessory trend that’s part stylish and practical. They’ll hide a bad hair day, and can spice up casual and not-so-casual outfits. The key to wearing them? Mix a cap with something unexpected. Easy, practical, stylish, and protects against sun exposure… what’s not to love?! Click through for some inspiration. (Continue Reading…)

I Smudge For No One: Lip Color Options For Varying Levels Of Make-Out Potential
This is my recurring, self-actualizing nightmare. It’s the end of a great date full of intelligent conversation and flirtatious looks, and we’re getting ready to part ways and most likely overanalyze the conversation and looks. (At least I will.) I look confidently into his eyes and say, ”I had a really great time tonight.” He smiles genuinely and replies, “Me too. We should do this again.” I bite my lip and lean forward, adding, “We should.” He leans in for the kiss. I grab his shoulders, swerve around his mouth to plant a polite kiss on each cheek. He steps back, stunned. I pause to survey the look on his face. “What? I’m wearing lipstick!” (Continue Reading…)

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  • talaktochoba

    FINALLY…some Dark and Lovely!

  • Misshightower

    Really missed your common sense and useful takes on beauty, health, lifestyles, financial advice, etc. that was especially for “us.” Glad you’re back!

  • Off topic comment…animal print + camo = brilliant!