Beauty Icon: Halle Berry

Halle Berry

This post is part of a series as The Budget Fashionista and its sister site, Mighty Beauty, pay tribute and celebrate Black History Month this February. Halle Berry has been a beauty icon for decades, representing African American beauty in modeling campaigns, cosmetic commercials, and on the big screen. Even after two very public divorces […]

Style Icon: Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge

When we think of Black Hollywood of old, Dorothy Dandridge stands out as one of its brightest shining stars. She was style personified. She had an air of glamour in every outfit. Known for her signature off of the shoulder ensembles, she made everything look glam with the addition of the right accessories, a belt, […]

The North Face: Easy, Quick, All-Natural DIY Facials for Winter

All-Natural DIY Facials for Winter

This post is from our new sister site Mighty Beauty. Keeping your complexion moisturized and radiant when the weather is rainy, cold and windy is definitely a challenge to say the least. Luckily, you don’t have to make a spa appointment to keep your skin looking its best. There are a few items in your […]

Mane-tain: How to Keep Your Color-Treated Hair Healthy in the Fall and Winter

Keep Your Color-Treated Hair Healthy

This post is from our new sister site Mighty Beauty. If you want the color treatments you gave your hair this summer to remain intact during the cold weather, there are a few things you should keep in mind to ensure your tresses are their healthiest. Of course, you may also want to change your […]

Color Me Polished: How to Wear Multi-Colored Manicures this Fall

Multicolor Fall Manicure

This post is from our new sister site Mighty Beauty. Rich burgundy, steel gray and hunter green are just some of the beautiful tones you can pick from this fall season when you make your next manicure appointment (or set up your very own at-home “salon”). Neons are also suitable for fall, especially if your […]

Latte Lips: Cocoa and Spicy Lipstick Shades for Fall

Cosmetic Candy

This post is from our new sister site Mighty Beauty. Shades of brown are all the rage this fall season—even when it comes to makeup. Hues of brown lipstick look stunning on women of color, and these shades are especially lovely in cooler weather. Here are a few varieties of brown lipstick that come alive […]

What’s Yours is Mine: Take a Few Fashion Cues from your Man this Fall


If you’re looking for a way to spice up your autumn wardrobe, one of the first places you should “shop” is in your beau’s closet. Why, you ask? Because there’s lots of fashionable accessories in his clothing collection that will look just as great with your outfits as they do with his. Of course, you […]