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Sep 4, 2014

Get Her Exact Look: Keke Palmer’s BET Upfronts Makeup

Keke Palmer BET Networks Upfront 2014

Last night, Keke Palmer, who is set to have her own talk show on BET starting June 30, made an appearance at the network’s annual Upfront presentation. Swaddled in a strapless, radiant orchid sheath, Keke’s color story consisted of defined brows, glowing skin and shiny fuchsia lips. Here is what celebrity Jessica Smalls used on the blossoming beauty:

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Aug 30, 2014

Get Her Exact Look: Angela Bassett’s 2014 Emmys Makeup

Angela Bassett Emmys Makeup

Late last night, I shot my first email to celebrity makeup artist D’Andre Michael. I followed him months ago after learning he does makeup up for Mary J. Blige, Garcelle Beauvais, Queen Latifah and many more of our favorite celebeauties.

I saw a behind-the-scenes snap of him touching up Angela Bassett on Instagram (@dandremichael) and was compelled to introduce myself and my blog.

After I…

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Aug 28, 2014

Get Her Exact Look: Viola Davis’s 2014 Emmys Makeup

Get Her Exact Look: Viola Davis’s 2014 Emmys Makeup

Viola Davis 2014 Emmys Makeup

I haven’t had a Viola Davis beauty breakdown since 2009 – Get Her Exact Look: Viola Davis’s 2009 SAG Awards Makeup - so I was beyond giddy when I scrolled through my newsfeed this morning. Celebrity makeup artist Autumn Moultrie so graciously posted Viola’s complete Emmys beauty breakdown. Now, I am about to share the goodness with you. From her skin care to that pouty red lip, I’ve got it all!

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Aug 28, 2014

Get Her Exact Look: Kerry Washington’s 2014 Emmys Makeup

Kerry Washington's Emmys Makeup Neutrogena

Kerry Washington by Carola Gonzalez: Neutrogena and Dior

skin.  Since Kerry’s skin has been exalted as “naturally flawless” already in a previous beauty breakdown I have in draft, I’ll continue with the accolades.

I’m sure Gonzalez followed a similar regimen in preparing Kerry for this year’s Emmys: Prep the skin with Neutrogena Visibly Even Moisturizer to even out her skin tone, apply…

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Aug 17, 2014

Get Her Exact Look: Uzo Uduba’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards Makeup

Uzo Aduba Creative Emmys Awards Makeup

Uzo Aduba, of “Orange Is the New Black” fame, was one of Saturday’s biggest winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. She nabbed “Guest Actress in a Comedy Series” for the uber-popular Netflix series (I kid you not, this whole “guest actress” business is throwing me for a loop though). For her big day, she enlisted the help of dynamic duo celebrity hairstylist Jamika Wilson and celebrity makeup…

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Aug 4, 2014
Jul 22, 2014

Get Her Exact Look: Jill Scott’s Curly Bob at “Get On Up” NYC Premiere

Get Her Exact Look: Jill Scott’s Curly Bob at “Get On Up” NYC Premiere

Jill Scott at Get On Up Premiere

On the heels of her “The Beauty &  The Brand” brunch (which I, unfortunately, could not attend), Motions celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephens created a curly, sexy look for singer Jill Scott for her appearance at the “Get On Up world premiere in NYCat the Apollo Theater on Monday evening. “We were going for a very sexy, curly look to complement her sultry, curve-fitting dress. The overall look…

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Joy Bryant by celebrity makeup artist Merrell Hollis
Jul 2, 2014 / 2 notes

Joy Bryant by celebrity makeup artist Merrell Hollis

Jun 29, 2014

Save $16 on Eva Marcille’s House of CB Nolita Dress

Eva Marcille's House of CB Nolita Dress

Last night, America’s Next Top Model alum Eva Marcille attended the launch party for Russell Simmons’s and Steve Rifkind’s new music label All Def Music (ADM) in a limited edition $236 House of CB Nolita Dress. This sultry number is a upgrade of the little black dress. It is crafted out of black stretch lace with strategically placed appliques. This was a perfect choice to showcase Eva’s post…

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