Beauty Icon: Lena Horne

Lena Horne

This post is part of a series as The Budget Fashionista and Mighty Beauty, pay tribute and celebrate Black History Month this February. If we are considering the word Diva by definition as a distinguished female singer, it partially defines Ms Lena Horne. However, she was also much more than that, she was a singer, […]

Beauty Icon: Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday

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. The name Billie Holiday is known by people of every age everywhere and even if the specifics are unknown by some, everyone knows that she was important to music. […]

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

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. 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 […]

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 […]