Once I got over the initial shock of hearing a 7-year-old complain that she wasn't pretty enough, I went into a quick, but emphatic, description of what true beauty really means.
No expense should be spared when searching for a product that makes you look fresh and well-rested, even when you aren't.
Drugstore products can also be expensive to pay for over and over again, for a problem that never really goes away. Instead, there are a few home remedies that can be used to help reduce the symptoms of the condition.
2013 was all about bold in beauty: think Katie Perry's metallic grills, Rihanna's blue lipstick, Miley Cyrus' half-mowed platinum pixie cut, and geometric manicures with latex finishes. We'll head into 2014 with a softer, more reflective tone. Powdery pinks and retro hair styles.
Holiday season is in full swing and there are lots of parties. This makes us ask the age-old question, "What shall I wear do with my hair?"
Do you know how hard it is to find a black girl with hair like yours? It was my first peek into the supposition that my hair does not belong to me but, rather, is part of some trenchant responsibility and deeply engaged in identity politics whether or not the body/mind attached to it desires such.
Now that the winter months are upon us and the days are much colder, it's time to start thinking about ways to protect our hair from the damage that the winter elements can cause.
A luxurious treatment that smells of everything pumpkin latte goodness for your face, and it actually works.
It's that time of year again: when the glossy magazines are two-inches thick, spilling with new shapes and colors for fall... store shelves are stocked with sweaters and a virtual boot buffet... and makeup shades suddenly seem richer, deeper, and more sophisticated.
A wealth of knowledge for upcoming makeup artists and hairstylists.
You'd be surprised what you can do with a little table salt and Dove soap.
The art/habit of being pulled together lies in having a vision, being organized, mulitasking and employing time-management techniques -- concepts rarely associated with beauty but essential to stress-free beauty on the run.
The stress of new beginnings and putting your best foot (and face) forward can cause breakouts. School is in session and today our lesson plan is what you can do to lower your chances of that first day breakout.
Your blow-dryer can mean the difference between a good hair day and a bad one -- so why not splurge? One good reason: It's possible to get a great blow-out without blowing out your entire wallet. Here, ten drugstore hair-dryers that deliver shiny, happy results.
After much researching, swatching and demoing everything on this list, I can happily say they're all worth it.
There's no reason to have a boring manicure and what's more exciting than original art?