6 Black-owned eyelash brands to add to your cart

Eyelash extensions are popular and, eyelash strips serve as a way to keep your eyelashes looking full in-between appointments. They are also a popular go-to for ladies who don’t want to invest the time and money of keeping up with eyelash extensions. Depending on your favorite eyelash style, eyelash strips give you the option to […]

Syretta L. Bell, the ‘Makeup Socialite,’ is bossing up at Tyler Perry Studios

Syretta L. Bell “stars” as the department head of makeup for Tyler Perry Studios. In that role she is responsible for planning the makeup designs for all leading and supporting cast for shows such as “The Haves and the Have Nots,” “If Loving You is Wrong” and “Too Close to Home.” Bell shares her compelling […]

Rihanna opens up about pregnancy challenges

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Rihanna — who is expecting her first child with boyfriend A$AP Rocky — revealed she is in her third trimester and while she sometimes feels the “glow,” she has days when makeup helps her “feel like a real person.” She told Elle magazine: “There’s a pregnancy glow. There’s also those days, girl. Especially in the third trimester […]

Black Beauty Roster continues their tremendous work in entertainment industry

WarnerMedia announced today its new partnership with Black Beauty Roster (BBR), a platform for diverse hair and makeup education, talent, and advocacy for the entertainment industry. Black Beauty Roster provides educational resources to help on-set staff learn the nuances of working with textured hair and darker complexions and how to be better advocates for talent of color. The […]

MAC collaboration with Whitney Houston estate sticking true to her colors

Whitney Houston’s estate has teamed up with M.A.C. Cosmetics on a new makeup line. The Whitney Houston estate has signed a “long-term, multifaceted partnership” with the beauty brand, which will see some of the “My Love Is Your Love” singer’s best-known looks recreated to coincide with the release of the upcoming biopic, “I Wanna Dance […]

10 must-have products for your makeup kit

Walking into an Ulta or Sephora store and staring down the endless aisles of different products can intimidate just about anyone, especially a beginner in the makeup world. Even the most experienced makeup user can get overwhelmed trying to select products that will work for them. So whether you’re looking to beef up your makeup […]

Yara Shahidi is the new face of Dior

Yara Shahidi is the new face of Dior. The 21-year-old star is thrilled to be working for a beauty brand that is so dedicated to “creative and artistic progress.” She told British Vogue: “It’s pretty incredible to join the Dior family. “Not only do I love all their other ambassadors, but I think even their […]

Magali Beauvue shares her makeup journey on AM Wake-Up Call

Magali Beauvue is a transformational makeup artist who changes her own face to mirror the faces of countless celebrities. Originally from Paris, Magali has created her own world through makeup. She shared how she achieved her freedom of expression through beauty. Beauvue spoke with rolling out to discuss future projects and how she became the artist […]

Makeup artist to the stars Malika James says ‘beauty is an inside job’

Malika James is a celebrity makeup artist who has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Gabrielle Union, Yara Shahidi, Keke Palmer, Janelle Monae and more. Among her many TV credits are “Grown-ish,” “America’s Got Talent” and “The Walking Dead,” among others. We spoke with her about working in the industry, maintaining […]

5 Black-owned makeup brands to support on National Lipstick Day

As we celebrate National Lipstick Day on Tuesday, July 29, we encourage all you beauty aficionados to take time to sample a variety of shades, from bold reds to pale nudes and even bright neons. While you’re on the hunt for that perfect lipstick to accentuate your look, don’t overlook the many Black beauty businesses […]

Teyana Taylor announces new album and makeup collaboration

Teyana Taylor has been very busy. The Harlem native recently announced the tracklist and release date for her new album as well as her new M.A.C. makeup collection Taylor is releasing the 23-song LP entitled, The Album, under G.O.O.D. MusicDef Jam Recording/Def Jam Recordings this Friday, June 19, also known as Juneteenth. She tapped Erykah […]

Makeup maven Pat McGrath hosts master class to benefit the NAACP

Makeup Mogul Pat McGrath is hosting her first-ever master class and you don’t want to miss it. McGrath, also known as Mother, is one of the most iconic and innovative makeup artists in fashion and beauty. Before becoming the CEO of her multi-billion dollar global beauty brand Pat McGrath Labs, she conceptualized makeup looks for […]

Salt-N-Pepa launch makeup collection

Salt-N-Pepa has launched a makeup collection with Milani Cosmetics. The hip-hop group — formed by Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton as well as Deidra Roper aka DJ Spinderella — have collaborated with the indie beauty brand to create a range of beauty products inspired by their unique ’90s style, which promotes “self-expression.” Pepa […]

Cynthia Erivo’s makeup artist gives details on her regal Oscars look

Cynthia Erivo felt “like a queen” at the Oscars. The 33-year-old actress walked the red carpet at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre in a stunning white Atelier Versace gown before changing into a golden Vera Wang dress for her performance of her Best Original Song nominated track “Stand Up,” and then back into a different Versace […]

Mented Cosmetics founders discuss makeup and marketing

Mented Cosmetics changed the beauty industry for the better when it was founded in 2017. Mented Cosmetics was born when two Black women, Amanda E. Johnson and KJ Miller, set out to create inclusive makeup for women of all shades. From their original nude lipsticks to eyeshadow palettes to blushes, each of their makeup products […]

Rihanna launches Fenty Beauty mascara

Rihanna is ready to “dominate the mascara game.” The “Work” hitmaker is expanding her Fenty Beauty product range with the introduction of her Full Frontal Mascara later this month. She announced on her Instagram and Twitter accounts: “Ya done know that @fentybeauty was coming to dominate the mascara game too!! #FULLFRONTALMASCARA (sic)” A post on […]

The Kardashians share their favorite beauty tips

Kim Kardashian West shares the secret to her famous pout. The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star and her siblings have been sharing their beauty tips with the world, giving some easy to do hacks to achieve their looks. Speaking to her sister Kourtney Kardashian’s lifestyle website, Poosh, she said: “I love overlining my lips […]

Boldest and brightest hairstyles at Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show

Each year, beauty professionals and enthusiasts flock to the Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show. The largest multicultural beauty show in the country, Bronner Bros. never disappoints, providing hundreds of classes, exhibitors and special events. People come from all over to network, shop, learn and show off their unique looks. A number of showstopping hairstyles caught […]

Tina Knowles Lawson says Blue Ivy is ‘quite the makeup artist’

Tina Knowles spends a lot of quality time with her granddaughter Blue Ivy and she says that they both have a passion for beauty. The 65-year-old star has revealed that she connects with her daughter Beyoncé’s little girl — who is now 7 — by doing each other’s makeup and says Blue Ivy is quite […]