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Makeup Artist Creates Harley Quinn Costume Using Her Hijab | allure

Nora Belk Halloween Makeup

You don’t have to be familiar with Suicide Squad to know that Harley Quinn, played by Margot Robbie in the recent movie, is going to be huge this Halloween. With Google’s Frightgeist predicting that the supervillain will be the most popular costume this season, you can expect to see comic book fans and beauty buffs alike impersonating their best Harley Quinn. Read more at allure.


Priyanka Chopra Nailed ’90s Brown Lipstick | allure

Priyanka Chopra Brown Lipstick

Have you met Priyanka Chopra? As quick refresher, the Bollywood mega-star has moved stateside, stars in CBS’sQuantico, was named one of the 100 most influential people of 2016 by Time magazine, and will star in the Baywatch movie reboot that’s coming out next May. She’s everywhere, and we’re not mad. Read more at allure.

Selena Gomez Spotted Out for the First Time Since Announcing Break |

After an extended period of recovery, it seems as though Selena Gomez is finally feeling well enough to enjoy small outings. The beautiful brunette was spotted in Alco, Tennessee, dining at Texas Roadhouse Restaurant and appeared to be doing well. The talented star even took time to pose for photos with fans and restaurant staff.  Read more at


Tyra Banks Anti Aging Secrets

In case you haven’t been paying attention, Tyra Banks has not aged a day since the ’90s. It’s so mind-boggling that she no longer ages in human years, but in #TyraYears, according to which she is only 27. TYRA Beauty skincare has been years in the making. Read more at


Senegalese “Melanin Goddess” Conquers the Internet with Her Incredibly Dark, Beautiful Skin Tone

Khoudia Diop

Khoudia Diop is a young Senegalese fashion model who recently rose to internet stardom after her unusually dark skin tone was captured in a photo for the Colored campaign, a platform that celebrates different skin shades. Photo: Khoudia Diop/Instagram Skin bleaching is a big problem in many African countries, with millions of African women turning to whitening creams to achieve the imposed global concept of beauty dominated by eurocentric standards. A disturbing report found that 75% of Nigerian women are using skin lightening products to achieve a fairer skin tone, followed by Togo with 59% of women and South Africa with 35%. Read more at


The Best No-Makeup Makeup Looks From Paris Fashion Week | Byrdie

No-makeup makeup has been very much visible—or invisible, rather—on the runways of Paris fashion week. Fresh-faced beauty is a regular sighting on the runway, and it was no different this season. From Carven to Dior to Olivier Theyskens, the favored beauty look was barely there. Read more at

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

Best Hair, Makeup & Shoes at MTV VMAs 2016

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

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

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

How Alicia Keys Keeps Her Bare Skin Looking Flawless

Ever since she announced she’d be going barefaced in public last May, Alicia Keys has become the face of the #nomakeup movement. As we’ve seen in her appearances, the singer has incredible skin. Now we’ve got some intel on what she does to maintain her complexion. Read more at

Halloween Face-Paint Ideas | POPSUGAR Beauty

If you have already mastered the classic leopard tutorial, then you’ll want to take your skills to the next level with the jaw-dropping face-paint ideas below. A steady hand, face paint, a brush, and patience! Read more at

5 Easy Snapchat Filter Halloween Makeup Tutorials

It is an undeniable fact that Snapchat filters are the absolute best part of the social story sharing app. That being said, while the dog is cute and a perfectly decent option for Oct. 31 (and arguably perfect as a best friends costume), it’s also the one that puts you at the most risk for being dressed the same as someone else. Add the cheeks. Use a hot pink shadow on your temples and cheeks, then apply blush underneath your eyelids and on the center of your bottom lid. Read more at


Pumpkin Spice Hair: 7 Things to Know About Fall’s Biggest Hair Color Trend | Glamour

Fall might have just begun, but if the sudden surplus of pumpkin everything is any indication, people have already started to embrace the new season. For example, first pumpkin spice highlighter and lip balm stirred up a frenzy on social media, and now, there’s #PumpkinSpiceHair. The color isn’t anything like that rusty, pumpkin orange hue you got when you spritzed Sun-In in your hair as a youth. Read more at

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

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

Shea Moisture’s Powerful New Ad | Huffington Post

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.

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

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

How Tinashe Is Shattering Gender Stereotypes

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

Ariana Grande Debuts New Look

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


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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