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Donna Karan on Her See Now, Buy Now Line for Urban Zen | Allure

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It’s how to find the calm in the chaos of fashion.” In 2015, Karan announced she’d be stepping down as chief designer of Donna Karan International, a company she founded in 1984, remaining only as an adviser. At Karan’s Urban Zen presentation, which was held at the brand’s West Village boutique, models wore tufted silk coats, long shearling vests, heavy leggings, moto jackets, reversible kimonos, and artisanal knits—all perfectly fit for a cozy fall wardrobe. “Now Ralph [Lauren] is only showing in season,” Karan said of the American designer’s recent decision to show a direct-to-consumer collection this week.

 

Michelle Obama on the Biggest Challenges Facing Girls Today | InStyle.com

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I had been invited to the White House to chat with Michelle Obama as she rounded out the final months of her second four-year run as our nation’s ever-popular, ever- inspiring First Lady. This was the first time a shoot like this was taking place in this corridor, one whose windows look out onto the five-decade-old Jacqueline Kennedy Garden. I was told Mrs. Obama might want a few minutes for herself between the shoot and our interview. Read more at instyle.com.

The Beyoncé Effect | Allure

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Scientists can try to measure, philosophers to explain, but only poets can understand the magic of Beyoncé’s influence on music, dance, fashion, beauty—and pretty much everything else. It’s a benign kind of sorcery, and the entire world is drunk in love. Read more at allure.com

Two of Spring’s Biggest Makeup Trends Come Together at Marni | Allure

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The spring 2017 shows have offered up some serious makeup inspiration—loads of mascara, smatterings of glitter, shocks of rainbow-bright colors on the eyes, lips, and even cheeks in some cases. Marni, which is known for its bold prints and mingling of textures, took a purer, simpler tone for spring. The makeup was equally as fresh, and as I said before, combined two of the most prevalent makeup themes we’ve been seeing since New York—high-shine lids and cheekbones, and shimmery, silver eye makeup.Read more at allure.com

Kylie Lip Kit Photos on Real Girls | POPSUGAR Beauty

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After slowly revealing teases about her much-anticipated Lip Kits, Kylie then challenged her fans to share photos of how they wear the products on Instagram using the hashtag #lipkitbykylie. Each set contains a lip liner and gloss so you can make your pucker look just like the reality star’s. Whether you snagged a Kylie Lip Kit or not, you can certainly draw inspiration from these beauties showing off how to wear neutral and brown pouts. Read more at popsugar.com.

What Women Look Like Wearing Kylie Jenner’s “Perfect Nude for Darker Skin Tones”

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I spent hours at the beauty counter trying on countless nude lip shades. The professional makeup artist helping me was convinced each nude would work well on my dark skin tone. I balled out in the beauty aisle of every drugstore in hopes that the nude I found each time would actually look good. Read more at cosmopolitan.com

Why the Kimono is Perfect for Summer-to-Fall

allure.comIf you’re looking for a chic and easy way to update your wardrobe from summer to fall, consider the kimono. The robes make a more stylish statement than last season’s ubiquitous bomber jackets. Plus, they pair so well with the trusted classic, basic pieces that probably make up a large percentage of your wardrobe—just look at Beyoncé’s simple black tank top and Robbie’s LBD. Read more at allure.com

Best Hair, Makeup & Shoes at MTV VMAs 2016

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As much as we loved seeing all the hot outfits of the night at the MTV Video Music Awards, there was no missing the extras!! From hair, makeup, and shoes, there was so much to gaze over… read more at perezhilton.com.

Cardi B Shows Off a Different Side in a Gorgeous High Fashion Shoot

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Cardi B. was the breakout star of Love and Hip Hop New York because of her one-liners and huge personality. Now she’s got a well-received mixtape and is making a name for herself as a rapper. Now the Bronx-native is stepping out as a fashionista for a new editorial for Fashion Bomb DailyRead more at mycoloures.com

How To Transition Your Summer Eyeshadow Look Into Fall | MadameNoire

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With fall underway, it’s time to revamp not only our wardrobe but our makeup kits. Whether you’re into flawless complexions, colorful pouts or bold brows and lashes, there’s certainly always new beauty trends and a handful of tricks on the horizon. “But how do we do it in a simple and easy way, where you don’t feel overwhelmed by it?” “With my clients, we’re experimenting with sheer washes of color on the eye that are vibrant, that kind of give a hint of allure,” he explained. Read more at madamenoire.com.

 

 

Korean Beauty Vlogger Transforms Into Kylie Jenner

 

 
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Makeup Organization Ideas

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If you’ve ever tried to organize your beauty stash and failed, we completely understand. For the life of a beauty blogger, this is a reality — and those items aren’t for mindless pampering. These products are like homework for a beauty blogger, meant for dabbing, swiping, spritzing, and testing as they research and plan for upcoming stories. Read more at popsugar.com

Lupita Nyong’o’s Hairstylist Wants to Change the Mainstream Perception of Natural Hair

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Just five years ago, the perception of natural hair was much different. Our generation has been blessed with the opportunity to become more aware of social matters. Most of our parents have been raised with the thought that straight hair is more beautiful than curly hair–these beliefs were first fed to us during slavery, when white characteristics gave our people more privileges. Read more at naturallycurly.com.

Shea Moisture’s Powerful New Ad | Huffington Post

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Shea Moisture has, yet again, highlighted the ways in which the beauty industry marginalizes women of color. In their second ad for their #BreakTheWalls campaign to promote the more than 150 products it has for all hair types, Shea Moisture challenges the way brands use the word “normal” to label hair products. Starring women like vlogger Naptural85, model Kendall Keith, blogger StyledByAle and others who help to narrate the commercial which aims to highlight and challenge big beauty’s destructive notion of what normal hair is and isn’t. Read more at Huffington Post.

19 of Jennifer Hudson’s Fun Family Moments | InStyle.com

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Their adorable 7-year-old son, David Daniel Otunga Jr., is the apple of his parents’ eyes, flooding each of their Instagram feeds with proud moments. Read more at instyle.com

Taraji P. Henson Is the Latest Black Celeb Calling the Shots in Beauty

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When Cookie Lyon returns to screens on September 21 for the third season of Empire, some fans might be wearing the same makeup as she is. Henson, who plays show’s most fiery character, will release a six-piece beauty collection on September 6 in conjunction with MAC Cosmetics. The move is the latest in a string of black celebrities getting in on the beauty business.

Arriving online September 6 and in select MAC stores September 8, the project includes a “Strip Me Down” lipstick with a matte finish, mascara, an eyeliner, lashes, pressed powders and a face brush. “Taraji P. Henson has won the world over with her fearless performances, powerhouse confidence and charismatic spark,” the company writes of the Golden Globe-winning actress. “From her flawless skin to the quintessential nude lip and perfectly defined noir eye, her namesake MAC collection is as fierce as Taraji herself.” Products from the line, which range in price from $17 to $42 even include the star’s moniker, including the “Taraji Glow” powder. The collaboration is encouraging, as historically, people of color have been absent from the campaigns and offerings of major beauty brands… read more at observer.com.

How Tinashe Is Shattering Gender Stereotypes

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It’s no secret that there’s a severe gender imbalance within all levels of the music industry. Just look at Coachella’s roster of festival headliners from the past 17 years, which has only ever featured one female act (Bjork, in 2002 and 2007), or consider the fact that the Grammy for Producer of the Year has been exclusively awarded to men. Alternative R&B powerhouse Tinashe Jorgenson Kachingwe — or Tinashe, as she’s known professionally — is helping to change all of that by proving her talents both on stage and behind the keyboard… read more at teenvogue.com.

Ariana Grande Debuts New Look

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According to a new report via Teen Vogue, the singer debuted her new crimped ponytail during a recent performance even though she’s been rocking the look for the past few weeks. During a concert at the Billboard Hot 100 festival, Ariana made an appearance with her hair slightly crimped. She was seen rocking an oversized olive green overcoat, which she paired with a tank top and cargo pants. Ariana finished off her look with dainty jewelry and her crimped strands of hair, which you can see in her recent Instagram posts… read more at inquisitr.com.

 

Tyra Banks To Teach MBA Course at Stanford

Professor Tyra Banks To Teach MBA Course at StanfordThe full range of Vargas’ organic skincare collection will also be available to buy at the salon, including the Forever Glow Anti-Aging Face Mask ($75), and the celeb favorite Daily Serum ($85) said to be like a “green juice” for the skin. Professor Tyra Banks To Teach MBA Course at Stanford – Hollywood Reporter

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Adam Levine Surprises Laurie Hernandez in Rio

   

Watch U.S. Gymnast Laurie Hernandez get a surprise message from 'The Voice' judge Adam Levine at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Black Women Are Dominating the Olympics 2016 in Rio

Dominating the Olympics From Simone Biles to Simone Manuel, black women are totally dominating the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, and proving that #BlackGirlMagic knows no bounds. More at teenVogue.

Olympics 2016: 11 Things to Know About Olympic Gymnast Laurie Hernandez

11 Things You Didn't Know About Laurie Hernandez Discover 11 fast facts about Laurie Hernandez, the youngest member of the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team. Read more at teenVogue.

Why President Obama’s Presidency Means So Much to Black People

Why Obama's Presidency Means So Much to African Americans In honor of his 55th birthday, a writer of color reflects on why President Obama's presidency means so much to the black community. Read more at teenVogue.

Serena Williams ‘SELF’ Magazine Cover Interview September 2016

Serena Williams Self September 2016 Cover Find out what Serena Williams has to say about all the shaming she’s experienced about her body over the years in her 'SELF' Magazine cover interview for the September 2016 issue. Read more at teenVogue.

Fifth Harmony’s Destiny’s Child Greatest Hits Medley

Fifth Harmony Destiny's Child Medly Fifth Harmony hits the stage on ABC's new show 'Greatest Hits' to pay tribute to Destiny’s child. Read more at teenVogue.

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