What woman of color is a stranger to the #struggle that is finding the perfect shade of foundation? Being a makeup artist, I can recall off the top of my head which brands work best and have a vared array of tones and if I can’t find what I need for a client, I can usually mix up something really quickly. But I also realize that this is not practical for everyone. So when someone asks me what I recommend for foundation, one of my most common recommendations is always MAC Matchmaster Foundation. READ MORE

This co-washing creme is so much of the business that we can't even express how much. You have to try it for yourself so that you can witness this difference in styling alone. If you hate how time consuming hair care can be but still want hair that's treated like gold, this just might be your new jam people.
The L.A. Times has done the absolute most with their recent article on cornrows as they proceed to contribute their popularity to white women all while completely ignoring black women and black culture.

It’s reading season and we ain’t talking about library books. With all the madness that we’ve been witnessing lately as highlighted here and here, we thought it about time to wear our words on our chests just in case anybody was confused. This is a style lesson on how to warn someone they are about to be read to filth. READ MORE

Whether you're a model and you need to take a photo with a cat or you're not a model and just want to take a few photographs with the family's adorable feline, here are my tricks for how to take a picture with a cat featuring my very own little rescue panther.
"I never wanted to be a celebrity. [...] I paint, draw, sew, design clothes, sculpt, build and raise children. Music is a great way to make money. But I don’t want to be a celebrity. I want to be able to go to the store and buy some milk."

There is a song with a hook that goes: “Kissing you is all that I’ve been thinking of…” That song is our grownup jam — our adult version of the playground lyrics that teased our elementary school crushes. Kissing is fun and sexy and essential for many of us but you’ve got to come to the table…or bed prepared to pucker up. In a week we will officially be into a new season and you know what that means. “More kissing!” you say? Actually it’s the start of dry, cracked and ashy lips season. A non-good look if there every was one. Some people notice a difference in their lips by the end of summer way before winter approaches so we’re cutting the flaky lip beast off at the ankles with these seven tips for how to get soft, smooth, kissable lips fast. READ MORE

This satchel is just so cool—and roomy enough to hold a weekend's worth of stuff. Wear it on your arm or slip on the detachable shoulder strap. Any way you carry it, this one is a winner (and will be for a long time to come).




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