Should You Dye Your Hair Back to its Natural Color? We’re always looking for simple ways to save money while still being fashionistas. We love sample sales, free products, coupons, and consignment shops. We also love great lipstick, fresh shades of eye shadow, and buying a new hair accessory (or two or three). Of course, it’s hard to have it all so we brainstormed […]

How to Relax Your Hair: From The Pro

Let me start by saying I haven’t had a relaxer (aka “black perm”) in like, ummm, 10 years, but I do understand the power and for some of us, the need, to use a relaxer on our hair. So,  If you’re going to walk down the chemically-straighten-hair path, then you need to know how to […]

Whitney: A Hair Tribute


As a young black girl growing up in the heart of Mini-Scandinavia (aka Minnesota), there was two people I wanted to be a) Rae Dawn Chong circa “Beat Street” and b) Whitney Houston. I remember having a sleepover for my 12th birthday with the theme “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” (cause in 7th grade I […]

Target Beauty Spring 2012 Look Book

Target Beauty Spring 2012 Look 22

Enjoy the season’s freshest shades and skincare essentials (all for $35 or less) exclusively at Target stores and The new collection boasts of: JK Jemma Kidd, NP Set, Pixi, Umberto Beverly Hills, Nicole by OPI, Nip+Fab, Apotheke:M, up & up, and more. The launch date is set for March, but here are the shots […]

Top Hair Trends for Going Out

We know you probably don’t go out every night like you used to in your college days. (Or maybe you’re still in college, and this guide will prove to be your nightly go-to guide?) But, it’s still nice to glam up and go to a movie, a nice party, or a Broadway show that comes […]

Makeup Bag a Mess? Check Out These Tips

Source This year, make it a point to keep your New Year’s resolutions. (That is the point of resolutions, right?) We know many of you share the desire to de-clutter and organize this year. But, we also know that organizing an entire house is overwhelming. So here’s what you can do – start small. By […]

The Best Way to Take Care of Your Makeup Brushes


Makeup brushes are one of those beauty items where you can easily splurge or save. Of course, the decision to invest in a more expensive, name brand set versus a drugstore set is entirely up to you. If you’re curious whether or not the investment is worth it, you can always purchase a highly rated […]

Top Hair Trends for 2012

We don’t know about you, but every time a new year rolls around, we feel the need to change our hair. This might include new highlights or a different haircut. Either way, we just love a fun change and something about the new year always inspires us to make it. It can’t be just us, […]

Top Beauty Trends for 2012

There’s nothing like a new year to feel renewed and rejuvenated. One great way to start fresh is to give yourself a beauty makeover. We’re not talking about an ultra expensive spa session. Instead, check out the new trends for 2012 and learn some of the makeup and beauty techniques that hit the red carpet […]