Baking Method

Let It Bake: The Makeup Technique Pros Have Been Using For Years

It’s time to get cooking with your makeup. Learn how to create this old technique that is gaining a new wave of popularity.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Be Using A Facial Toner

Do you really need a toner? That has been the question of many. Honestly, it’s all about preference, but, ladies, really, you…


ESSENCE Magazine To Launch New Beauty Box In October

Just when you thought you didn’t need another beauty box subscription think again, because ESSENCE Magazine is creating this fall’s newest must-have service…


Fruit Of The Angels: 9 Health & Beauty Benefits Of Papaya

Did you know Papaya is a nutrient-rich power fruit with a multitude of health and beauty benefits, from clear skin and weight loss to thicker, fuller hair?

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Get Ready With Me: Summer Makeup, Hair & Fashion Quickie

Natural Me 4C’s Kriss takes us through her routine to create a simple, fun look for a laid back summer day.

MAC Selena | Coming 2016

MAC Responds To Fans, Announces Selena-Inspired Makeup Collection

After 40,000 fans spoke up, M.A.C. cosmetics has announced it will debut a makeup line inspired by the Queen of Tejano in 2016.

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11 Essential Tips To Deal With Acne-Prone Skin

Here are some basic tips to help you effectively combat acne and show your best face.

Cover Girl Queen

The Basics: 10 Flawless Foundation Reviews & Tutorials

Finding a quality foundation that meets your coverage, skin-type and sun protection needs is like finding the holy grail of makeup. It is literally…

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Hot Beauty Buys From Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

Nordstom’s 2015 Anniversary Sale doesn’t officially begin until Friday (July 17), but now is a perfect time to scope out the items…

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Eczema Be Gone: 5 Solutions To Combat Flare Ups And Irritations In The Summer Heat

I was diagnosed with eczema at the tender age of 10 years old. I absolutely hated it. My skin was super sensitive…