Beauty News: Lupita Nyong’o Named New Face of Lancôme

Sunday, April 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

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It was only a matter of time before, Lupita Nyong’o landed a major beauty deal. The Oscar Award winning actress and Hollywood “It” girl is the new face of Lancôme.  The beauty brand broke the news Friday morning , adding that the Kenyan beauty will began appearing in ads in September. Continue Reading »

Lupita Nyong’o: “There is no shame in Black beauty”

Friday, February 28, 2014 · No Comments

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When Lupita Nyong’o accepted her award for the “Best Breakthrough Performance ” at ESSENCE’s 7th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon the young starlet said something that resonated with me. The Academy Award nominee told the crowd filled with movers and shakers in Hollywood that,” There is no shame in Black beauty.” I couldn’t agree more. Continue Reading »

Let’s Talk About It: Was Lupita Nyong’o's Skin Lightened for her Vanity Fair Feature

Saturday, January 18, 2014 · 3 Comments


When I originally saw this gorgeous pic of Lupita Nyong’o I gushed over her beauty. I was blinded by her radiant smile, but there was something else to be noticed in this picture.  Lupita’s skin appears lighter. Continue Reading »

Shopping: My Massive Wish List from the Peter Pilotto for Target Collection

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 · No Comments

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After viewing the Peter Pilotto for Target Lookbook, I wanted to squeal and do a happy dance. It’s that amazing. Typically when it comes to these designer collections I only want a few pieces and the other items I can do without, but Peter Pilotto didn’t disappoint. I want the entire collection. Check out some of my absolute must haves from the collection. Continue Reading »

Fashion News: Solange Knowles is the New Art Director and Creative Consultant for Puma

Thursday, November 21, 2013 · No Comments

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Solange Knowles is taking her creative eye and sense of fashion to Puma. The songstress and certified style star has been named the new art director and creative consultant for the sports lifestyle brand. Continue Reading »

In Case You Missed It: Kerry Washington on Saturday Night Live #SNL

Monday, November 4, 2013 · No Comments

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It’s official, I’m a Kerry Washington stan. This admiration started more than a decade ago.Long before I was introduced to Olivia Pope, I was about Chenille and her around the way attitude. Chenille is the role, Kerry Washington played in “Save the Last Dance.” That movie came out 12 years ago, so I’ve been down for Kerry for a while now. Through those 12 years I’ve watched her lend her voice to political issues and stand up for civil liberties. Now she’s breaking barriers in Hollywood as the ultimate fixer in ABC’s hit show “Scandal.” Continue Reading »

The Rundown: Gwen Stefani for OPI, Gwyneth Paltrow and Michael Kors Team Up for a Holiday Collection, and Christian Louboutin Debuts Five Shades of Nude Shoes

Friday, October 11, 2013 · No Comments




Singing, ” It’s Friday night and the weekend’s here. I need to unwind, where’s the party, Mr. D.J?” Sweeties I had to take it back to 1993 with that one. YES!!! We made it through it the week, but getting to Friday has been draining. I was so tired I fell asleep early last night and missed Scandal. I know, I can’t believe I missed it either. Thank goodness already had the episode online and I was able to catch the second episode.

Enough about my work week woes and let’s get into the latest in fashion, beauty, and pop culture. Here’s the rundown: Gwen Stefani is teaming up with OPI and Kate Moss is back with TopShop. Plus there are more collaborations in the works.  Get that and more in this edition of “The Rundown.” Continue Reading »

The Rundown: Big Sean and Naya Rivera are Engaged, Vanessa Simmons is Going to be a Mommy, and #ScandalIsBack

Friday, October 4, 2013 · No Comments

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Yes GAWD, we made it to Friday.  The week started off great and then Congress couldn’t get their act together and we’re now in the middle of a government shutdown.  But that was  just the beginning.  I covered a story where a 15-year-old was arrested for allegedly shooting a 12-year-old in the mouth. YES, a 12-year-old.  We’re also in the middle of a Hurricane Watch.  And let’s not forget the shooting near the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. This has been a WILD week to say the least.

After covering such disturbing news this week, I needed to  switch things up and cover something lighthearted. Some of the celeb buzz that came out this week definitely  qualifies. Continue Reading »