Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Can't Miss Black Friday Sales of 2017

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Run, don't walk because Black Friday is upon us.
Now is not the time to casually stroll through the mall and window shop for hours on end. If you want to get the best deals, you've got to act fast.

How to Clean Your Makeup Sponge—the Cheap & Easy Way

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Your face deserves a clean makeup sponge.
While you may be rinsing your makeup sponge after use (hopefully), you're only getting rid of the top layer of makeup.

#WCW: Lais Ribeiro

It’s that time of year again, and no, I’m not talking about the magnificent meals we’ll be eating overindulging on tomorrow for Thanksgiving.

1-Step Holiday Hair, Courtesy of Celebs' Favorite Accessories

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Looking for a quick way to glam hair? Hair accessories are your best bet.
While Rihanna could've easily left her sparkling hair pins at home, the added glitz transforms her hair from beautiful to stop-and-stare gorgeous on the red carpet. And, we can't imagine applying the accessory took more than five extra minutes—totally worth it.

A Guide to Celebrity Fragrances
Celebrity-endorsed fragrances are so 2004. Remember Paris Hilton and Britney Spears’ debut scents? (Both, surprisingly good…admit it, there’s still a bottle of Curious in your bathroom.)

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Monday, 20 November 2017

Janet Jackson's Trainer Reveals How the New Mom Lost 70 Pounds Without Any Cardio

Janet Jackson
We knew Janet Jackson was a pro while performing on stage, but what about when it comes to her health and fitness?
Less than a year after the singer gave birth to her first child, sources are learning more about how the new mom got back in the gym and best shape of her life.

Beyoncé Is Forbes’ Highest-Paid Woman in Music

Queen Bey takes the crown.
Beyoncé is the highest-paid woman in music with a colossal $105 million pre-tax, according to Forbes. LEMONADE and the very lucrative “Formation Tour” added to this massive sum, which was made even more impressive by the time that Queen Bey took off while pregnant with her twins, Rumi and Sir.

Rihanna Stuns on Vogue Paris Covers

Rihanna’s global fashion takeover continues. After becoming Egyptian queen Nefertiti for Vogue Arabia, the Barbados beauty stuns on three separate Vogue Paris covers.

Tracee Ellis Ross Conquered the 2017 American Music Awards With Unbeatable Style

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She got it from her mama!
If there was one icon 2017 American Music Awards host Tracee Ellis Ross was channeling this evening, it was the one and only Diana Ross. Of course, fans should've expected the Black-ish star to pay homage to the world-famous singer in one way or another, given that Diana received this year's Lifetime Achievement Award.

#BlackExcellence: ‘Time Magazine’ Names Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty One Of The 25 Best Inventions Of 2017

Fenty By Rihanna LaunchSource: Paul Morigi / Getty
Not only is Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty line valued at a whopping $72 million just months after its launch, it’s also racking up some serious accolades!

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Celebrate and Beat the Holiday Blues
It’s an undeniable fact that positive thinking can produce positive outcomes in life. Most strategies for successful living have their origin in conquering the initial battlefield of the mind. Mixed with imagination, faith, and steadfast expectation, thoughts can grow into powerful visions that eventually serve as blueprints for future achievements. But it all begins in the mind.

Selena Gomez Goes Platinum Blond for the 2017 American Music Awards

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All eyes are on Selena Gomez this evening, and her arrival to the 2017 American Music Awards was certainly a standout.

The 2017 American Music Awards with Viola Davis in Custom Michael Kors Collection, Ciara in Alexandre Vauthier, Kelly Rowland in Galia Lahav, and More!
The 2017 AMAs are going down in a little over an hour! With Tracee Ellis Ross hosting, we know it’s going to be an amazing night.
Let’s get into the evening’s looks!

Roselyn Sanchez’s 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards $995 Willfredo Gerardo Plunge One Shoulder Sheer Panel Gown
Roselyn Sanchez sizzled at the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, flaunting her curves in a $995 Willfredo Gerardo Plunge One Shoulder Sheer Panel Gown:

Karrueche’s Instagram $96 Bunny Holiday Purple Solar Overalls posed on the ‘gram in a pair of $96 Bunny Holiday Purple Solar Overalls and a $270 Joyrich Lavender Functional Puffy Jacket:

Her structured overalls feature two front and two back pockets. FYI: they don’t feature any stretch!

Binx Walton by Juergen Teller for Celine’s Resort 2018 Campaign

Adwoa Aboah by Steven Meisel for British Vogue December 2017

Saturday, 18 November 2017

#BlackGirlMagic: Nigerian Bobsled Team Makes 2018 Winter Olympics History

Instagram media by bsfnigeria - IT'S RACE DAY☝🏾FOR OUR NIGERIAN LADY 🇳🇬❄️ICE BLAZERS At the NORTH AMERICAN CUP🏆 LETS WISH THEM A SAFE RACE TO THE FINISH 🏁🇳🇬 #nac #nigeria #nigerianbobsledteam #iceblazers #bsfnigeria #nigerianathletes #winsports #calgary #NigeriaBobsled 📸: @obigrant
This week it was announced that the African bobsled team have qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics!
According to CNN, driver Seun Adigun and brakewomen Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere are part of the first African team to ever qualify in this particular event in Olympic history.

Iconic Designer Azzedine Alaïa Has Died At the Age of 77
French magazine Le Point has confirmed that famed couturier and style icon Azzedine Alaïa has passed away at the age of 77.

Tessa Thompson by Nino Munoz for ELLE Canada December 2017

Kim Kardashian Reportedly Sold $10 Million of Her New Fragrance in One Day
It looks like Kim Kardashian has another beauty hit on her hands!
TMZ has reported that her KKW Fragrance sold $10 million in a single day worldwide. And the most incredible part of it all is that not one of her customers was able to smell it in advance.

Diana Ross' Most Major Fashion Moments Ever

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There ain't no mountain high enough to keep Diana Ross from slaying the style game.

2017 American Music Awards: Things You Need to Know Before the Big Show

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One of the biggest nights in music is just a day away!
With the 2017 American Music Awards airing Sunday night, the stars are quite literally aligning at the Microsoft Theater to celebrate the best of the year's hitmakers.

Friday, 17 November 2017

This Topknot Mohawk Just Became Your Signature Holiday Hairstyle

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Just when you thought Mohawks were as passé as the punk rock trend itself, they've come back cooler and chicer than ever—most notably on the red carpet.

Gal Gadot's Blinding, Golden Gown

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While stars may live in sweats and stretch pants come Thanksgiving, they were nothing but glam this pre-turkey week.

Shanina Shaik by Xavi Gordo for ELLE Spain November 2017

First Photos of Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian on Their Wedding Day

Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian, Wedding
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In some cases, however, you can't help but be speechless.
After hearing all the fabulous details of Serena Williams' wedding to Alexis Ohanian Thursday night in New Orleans, we knew we would be in for a treat when the official photos surfaced.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Serena Williams Marries Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian
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Serena Williams is a married woman!
The tennis all-star tied the knot with Alexis Ohanian, her Reddit co-founder beau of two years, in front of their closest family and friends, sources confirm to E! News. The newlyweds' star-studded guest list included Serena's sister Venus WilliamsCiaraRussell WilsonLa La Anthony and more.

Vanessa Hudgens' New Beauty Products Are Only $6 on Amazon

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Vanessa Hudgens' new makeup collaboration is anything but sinful. If anything, it's a blessing from the beauty gods.

The Lust List: Turtleneck Bodysuits
It’s turtleneck weather! And we’re loving the latest trend: the turtleneck bodysuit. Accentuate your curves and keep warm this winter with a tight turtleneck, in an array of colors and fabrics. I am feeling the on-trend velvet, mesh, and cutout styles for evening attire alternatives, but this timeless staple can be worn under a blazer to work or turned up with a skirt and booties for a night out on the town.

Issa Rae & Octavia Spencer Step Out In Red For The HFPA-In Style Golden Globe Ambassador Party
Last night at the HFPA-In Style Golden Globe Ambassador Reveal Party in Los Angeles, two of film industry’s Black queens graced the red carpet.

Eve Defends Her Criticism Of Nicki Minaj’s Paper Magazine Cover: “I Am Speaking From The Place I Am Today”

Premiere Of New Line Cinema's 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' - Arrivals
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Rapper Eve just landed her new gig on ‘The Talk,’ and is already making waves via the daytime talk show.
The hosts all weighed in on Nicki Minaj’s risqué Paper Magazine cover, featuring the Queens native engaged in a menage a trois with herself.
Eve, who has worked with Nicki on set and is also a fellow MC, revealed she was not a fan of the controversial pics.

‘Empire’ Recap: The Dubois Family Is Grimier Than The Lyon Clan

FOX's 'Empire' - Season Three
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Tonight’s episode of Empire presents the moment we’ve all been waiting for–Jamal’s custody hearing. As you know, Angelo is representing Anika, and he did not come to play games. He is trying to make the Lyon Family look as crazy and unstable as possible. But it’s ironic that this man is representing the woman who killed Rhonda and her baby.

Gloss Like A Boss: Glossy Cheeks, Eyes, & Body
Glossing ain’t easy but it sure is fun! I love the aspirational look and feel of glossy lids and reflective cheeks, but attaining this iconic, editorial style requires some serious skill and proper product. Going at it haphazardly can lead to regrettable results. So sources consulted makeup artist and glossy makeup queen, Danessa Myricks, for the how-to on living our best-est, glossiest, flossiest life.

Jimmy Choo’s Romy 100 Peacock Pump

Today’s chic Product of The Day comes courtesy of Jimmy Choo. Behold the Romy 100 Peacock Pump!

Serena Williams’s 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards Flawless Makeup
Rumors are swirling that Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian are getting married in NOLA today! And based on her flawless makeup at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards this week, we are giddy with excitement to see which beauty look she chooses.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Zara’s Metallic Blazer Dress

Today’s chic Product of The Day comes courtesy of Zara. Shine on in their $110 Metallic Blazer Dress. 

Secure ALL The Bags: Tiffany Haddish Lands Two New Lead Roles

Premiere Of Universal Pictures' 'Girls Trip' - Arrivals
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Tiffany Haddish is lining up two more film roles with Universal and New Line Cinema.
Rack up another win for the Girls Trip star.

Upgrade You! Taraji P. Henson To Star In Remake Of Mel Gibson Film ‘What Women Want’

2017 Black Girls Rock!
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Maaaan….Taraji P. Henson’s future keeps shining brighter and brighter.
One of the Empire actress’ upcoming projects will be starring in the remake of the 2000 Mel Gibson flick What Women Want, that will titled What Men Want.

REPORT: Serena Williams Is Getting Married Tomorrow

Wimbledon Champions Dinner - Red Carpet Arrivals
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Serena Williams and her man, Alexis Ohanian, may be jumping the broom with her man in a matter of hours!

Thanksgiving Table Trim 
With the holidays just around the corner, many of us are scrambling to pull together a magical gathering of feasting and gratitude without spending a fortune or reaching premature holiday burnout. Often, it’s all in the details.

How to Backcomb, a.k.a. Tease Your Hair Like a Pro

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Is your ponytail lacking luster and volume?
Even if you don't have much time, there's a simple way to get a Kristin Cavallari-level ponytail.

Ashley Benson Channels the Olsen Twins—Plus, Her Beauty Essentials

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This pretty little liar is reavealing the truth about her style.
Whether you were a fan of Hanna Marin or you follow the actress on Instagram, it's safe to say that Ashley Benson is always dressed to the nines.

Borrowed From The Boys: The Best Masculine-Inspired Womenswear
The future is women, but as far as winter 2018 trends go, it seems we will be inheriting this badass new world in sartorial sensibilities borrowed form the boys. An exciting explosion of masculine-inspired womenswear is proving that this trend, in the end, is fiercely feminie.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Gigi and Bella Hadid's Most Stylish Sister Moments

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Sisters that slay together, stay together.
Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid are arguably the most stylish siblings around. Not only are they both genetically blessed, they have resumes that include magazine covers, fashion week runways and collaborations with the most respected designers in the business.

GET THE LOOK: Mashup Your Menswear Style With A Feminine Flair Like Lala Anthony

Glamour Celebrates 2017 Women Of The Year Awards - Arrivals
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Lala Anthony attended Glamour Women Of The Year Awards wearing a black double breasted tuxedo Moschino dress with a thigh high split. HAUTE!

First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Designed After Ibtihaj Muhammad
Ibtihaj Muhammad made history at the 2016 Rio games when the professional fencer became the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab during her match, eventually winning a bronze medal.
On Monday, Mattel released an image of Muhammad holding the doll made in her image, including a white fencing outfit and a matching hijab.

Marjorie’s Lavish Look For Less: The Bold Flare
As we move into the holiday season and ready ourselves for the holiday party rounds, we find ourselves trying to lock down some stylish last minute party attire looks. We’ll take Marjorie’s lead on this one as she strikes a perfectly stunning balance between fierce, festive, and sophisticated, pairing a dramatic Elie Saab black flared pant and an Elie Saab mesh sequined plunge blouse with a bold patent leather bootie.
I rounded up this little disco inferno so that you, too, can look haute for the holidays!

Lucy Hale Shares Her Secret to Mastering a Modern Bob

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Looking for the final push to get that major chop? Look no further than Lucy Hale.
The Truth of Dare star grew up on the small screen as Pretty Little Liars' Aria Montgomery, easily recognized by her long, flowing brunette locks. However, in 2015, the actress paid a visit to her hairstylist and, on an impulsive whim, left with a bob.

Gigi Hadid x Stuart Weitzman: A First Look at the Model's Mules

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It seems like Gigi Hadid has a master plan for (fashion) world domination.
Just off the heels of the launch of her makeup collection with Maybelline and her third Tommy x Gigi runway collaboration, the model has announced that she will continue her long-time partnership with Stuart Weitzman and release her second shoe with the brand: the Gigi Mules.

Victoria Beckham's $2 Fashion Advice Is Worth Every Penny
While she may have been Posh Spice in the '90s, Victoria Beckham is actually super relatable.
As a guest on Vanity Fair's Derek Does Stuff With a Friend, the designer volunteered to give fashion advice for a whopping $2 to Central Park pedestrians.

Colin Kaepernick by Martin Schoeller for GQ December 2017

The 2017 Baby2Baby Gala with Chrissy Teigen in Costarellos, Kelly Rowland, Zoe Saldana in The Row, and More!
The 2017 Baby2Baby Gala went down this weekend, with our favorite actresses and mothers in attendance. From princess-perfect tulle to bold colors, the glamour was on high.
Let’s get into the night’s looks!

Tracee Ellis Ross to Host 2017 American Music Awards

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The 2017 American Music Awards is shaping up to be star-studded night of fun!
ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced Tuesday that Blackish star Tracee Ellis Ross would be hosting the annual celebration of music's hottest stars, rounding out an epic list of who's who in the industry.

You're Doing It Wrong: Concealer vs. Highlighter

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Highlighters aren't the only beauty products that will brighten your face.
On the set of The Mindy Project, lead makeup artist Amy Schmiederer uses a different product: "I love concealer; it's one of my favorites," she said. "I think it's so important to highlight. It just brightens the face and shows your cheekbones."

Wear White Like A Boss: Five Ways To Wear White Now
Every snowflake and every woman are totally unique. But winter white looks luminous on everyone, so let’s grab a few snowy separates, shall we? Sugar spun knits, cloudlike coats, white pants, and fresh dresses all shed a little light in winter. Be brave and go head-to-toe. Don’t worry if your shades deviate, perfection is a ruse. The fun is in the mix. Add a bright shoe for a pop of color, or mix up your neutrals and give ‘em the black and white classic contrast. Either way, work white into your winter wardrobe with these five boss-like looks.