The Makeup Show NYC 2011

Makeup, seminars, workshops, and the top artists in the world – what more could a beauty lover ask for? Perhaps and interview with celebrity makeup artists Sam Fine and Billy B. Yes I interviewed them both. And that was just a small highlight of my weekend. The Makeup Show is the only all pro trade show around which hits major cities like…
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5 Ways To Transition To Natural Hair

I’ve been thinking about transitioning my hair to its natural curly waves for a while. Each September, after the summer heat finally disappears and my roots calm down, I reminisce about my childhood wavy locs. I’ve always classified myself as semi-natural. Meaning, since I can remember I’ve only had a relaxer treatment 2 maybe 3 times a year. Just to tame…
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I Spy a SPA WEEK: April 11-17th

Next to Fashion Week, Spa Week is the greatest week ever (and trust me it’s ranks as a close second)! An entire week of pampering for just $50. If you’ve ever been to the spa you know that some of these services can cost anywhere from $100 to $500 so a trip to the spa is left for special occasions…
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ARE YOU IN THE MOOD?: Color Changing Nail Polish

Beauty, like fashion, changes at the drop of a dime and apparently so does your nail polish. In the Mood nail polish changes color when heated to 91 degrees Fahrenheit. In case you didn’t know, our normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees but our fingertips are a bit cooler. Thus explaining why my hand/tips are always freezing. Depending on your mood…
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A Beauty and Fashion Revolution: Tyra Banks TYPEF.COM

Today Tyra Banks launched yet another avenue for all us fashion and beauty stalkers. Although I got an email about the new site months ago, I opted to wait for the launch of the site before I dedicated a post to yet another fashion and beauty site, claiming to be the next best thing. Even it was created by Tyra.
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OMGEEZY, I’ve Finally Gone…RED!

I’ve been nude my entire left. Nude lips that is. And for good reason. My mother and grandmother TOTALLY tainted my vision of ever doing any other color but nude. I can remember as a teen the older women in my family would say “red lips are for whores”. (gasps) Oh my! Clearly I was terrified of the red lip…
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5 Reasons to Say NO to Lace Front Wigs!

 “THE Worst Invention to the average woman.” OK, so let me not assume everyone knows what a lace front wig is. Simply put – it’s a wig that is made to appear as if it’s your hair growing naturally out of your scalp BUT it’s really a wig. I say work with what God originally gave you and keep it…
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Who is Carol’s Daughter?

Where have you been? If you are just now learning about Carol’s Daughter it may be because of the more recent celebrity endorsements the brand has been receiving. Somewhere along the way America figured out that “celebrity sells”. With top names like, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Mary J Blige, Erykah Badu, and Chaka Khan backing your brand – what girl doesn’t want…
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