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 […]

5 Super Easy DIY Beauty Products That Simply Work

Face Mask

We pay for face masks, hair-straightening, body scrub, and more.  Why not save your well-earned dollars and do it yourself?  It only takes a few minutes, and you’ll be surprised at how simple face, skin, eye, and hair remedies actually are.  Gone are the days of paying $15 for a special hair conditioner full of […]

5 Fresh & Fun Hairstyles for 2013

Halle Berry

It’s easy to get into a rut and style your hair the same way every day. So, this year, let’s make it a point to shake things up a bit. Sometimes all it takes is a cute accessory or a little twist to make things feeling fun, fresh, and new. Below are our favorite styles […]

The Eyes Have it: Make ‘Em Pop with these Easy Eyeshadow Tips

Eyeshadow Colors

Eyeshadow doesn’t have to be a love or hate thing.  Lots of my friends forgo wearing it altogether because they’re not sure how to make it work for them.  Cream or powder?  Dark or light?  Other people have zero eyeshadow fear, but unfortunately end up with a Bozo the Clown look as a result.  For shame!  Ladies, it’s time […]

Your Uber Easy Guide to Gorgeous Holiday Makeup Palettes

Mila Kunis

If you’re looking forward to holiday parties and family get-togethers as much as I am, you’ve probably already thought about what you’re going to wear. Now it’s time to decide which gorgeous holiday makeup palettes you’re going to use. The holidays are a great time of year to experiment with your makeup, because anything goes. Sparkles, […]