Unconventional Makeup Trends at Fall 2017 NYFW

Beauty vloggers usually set the tone for unique makeup trends, but fashion week is looking to take back the reign with expressive, unique ways of showcasing everything from eyeliner to brows. Keep reading to see the over-the-top creations making a statement on the runways right now. Unusually Placed Eyeliner Many designers strayed away, far away,…

Khoudia Diop on Embracing her Dark Skin

When Khoudia Diop first burst on the scene, the model’s deep ebony skin immediately caught attention. In an interview with NBC, Diop recalled that she was bullied in school so much that she just stopped going. “I was so ashamed of it that I would spend hours in the shower crying and trying to wash…

Bare Minerals Is Adding 12 New Shades for Diverse Skin Tones

When I was in college, I landed an internship to work at a PR firm that represented Bare Minerals, and was so was excited that I was finally going to have the opportunity to try one of the most talked about powder foundations on the market. But, that excitement was short-lived as I tried every…

Multiethic Kids Can Now Have Dolls With Natural Hair

Natural hair is becoming mainstream and popularized. We saw an entire movement dedicated to the trend during fashion week, and now the movement has taken a new shape in the form of dolls. I remember playing with Barbie dolls as a kid and I had one dark-skinned African-American doll who had jet-black straight hair down…

Subscription Box For Multicultural Skin Tones

What’s your hue? That’s the trendy tag line of a new subscription box service dedicated to the health and beauty needs of women and men of color. The boxes aim to provide multicultural people the ability to try products while learning about small businesses. Customers can choose between one, three, and six, and twelve-month plans,…

Storybook Cosmetics: Makeup Inspired By Fairytales

Once upon a time…there isn’t a girl out there who’s heard those magical words without remembering their favorite childhood stories and drifting their imagination off into a fantasy land where anything is possible. Storybook Cosmetics is aiming to combine most women’s two loves: makeup and childhood stories. The new line features magical and mystical cosmetics…

K-Beauty Trend Alert: Wine-Infused Makeup

From snail masks to tattoo lipsticks, the Korean beauty market has brought us exciting, and sometimes scary innovations that make us at the very least, intrigued. Korean brands are known for their creativity and whimsical packaging and beauty brand Labiotte is no exception. The company has an assortment of eye and lip products that contain…

Add Pantone’s 2017 Color Of the Year To Your Cosmetics Bag

Pantone has released its color of the year and it’s…drumroll please…GREEN. Just in time for Christmas, which kind-of owns the hue already, the global authority on color has said “greenery” or Pantone 15-0343, is “nature’s neutral” and a “zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.”…

Brand to Watch: Thrive Causemetics

When Karissa Bodnar lost her friend to cancer, she realized the need for a makeup line that would be gentle enough for cancer patients to use so they could still feel empowered. She founded Thrive Causemetics, a line of high-performance toxin-free cosmetics with skin-loving properties that all women, regardless of their medical circumstances, can use…

Product Review: Unwash Hair Products

So, I am a product junkie, which means every week I put my hair through quite a bit. I have a whole box of hair products I’ve accumulated and feel I need to try every single one of them, and as a result by the end of the week I have a ton of product…

Quest for the Perfect Blow-Out: Dry Bar NYC Review

Post by Jolevette Ever since my hairdresser left New York City, I have been on the hunt to find a suitable replacement. I was very hesitant to trust my natural curly hair to just anyone. I wanted someone to not just blow out my hair when I wanted it straight, I wanted someone who would…

Product Review & Makeup Look: Doucce Cosmetics

I recently received a gift from a friend of a new high-quality cosmetics line that features stylish colors and sleek packaging. The line, Doucce, isn’t very well known yet, but I predict that this will be one of the top makeup brands next year. This past week I created a makeup look using products I…