E.L.F Cosmetics: Yes or No?

You know we’re always on the hunt for a bargain, and e.l.f. cosmetics certainly fits under that category. If you’re out of the loop, e.l.f. is a makeup company that sells products through their online store and at local chains and drugstores. Some of their makeup products are in the $1 range with a few […]

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, […]

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 […]

Round the Clock Beaut: 6 Quick & Easy Touch-Up Makeup Tips that Won’t Cost a Leg

Touch Up

Whether you’re out at a club with your friends or just having a long day at the office, you’ll probably have to quickly touch up your makeup at some point during the day or night. You definitely DON’T want to re-do your entire makeup routine, so below are some products that work easily and effectively […]

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 […]

Get Visual New Years Eve Beauty Tips with These 5 Rockin’ Holiday Styles!

Dianna Agron

Ladies, there are only two times of year when you can wear as much glitter as you want without judgment.  Am I right?  Halloween, of course, and New Year’s Eve! With the second holiday coming up faster than you know it, it’s time to plan out which incredible beauty look you’re going to be rocking […]