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16 Sep

Lupita Nyong’o Takes Vogue on a Quest to Kenya

Award-winning actress and filmmaker, Lupita Nyong’o takes Vogue Magazine on a quest to her native village in Kenya wearing the season's hottest prints from Givenchy Chloe, and Roberto Cavalli to Duro Olowu, Prada and Missoni. We love her so much because, not only does she represent for our talented community of color, but she really takes the time to utilize her platform to bring awareness to our society's twisted standards of beauty. She continues to highlight the lack of opportunities available because of it, while finding ways to encourage and uplift our young girls. She told Vogue editor, Elizabeth Ruben that she wants to “Create Opportunities for People of Color” and we are all for it! She also said that she was delighted...
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25 Aug

Taraji P. Henson x MAC Cosmetics

“Taraji P. Henson has won the world over with her fearless performances, powerhouse confidence and charismatic spark. We’re thrilled to announce she is joining forces with MAC for an upcoming collaboration.” ~ MAC Press Release Are you ready for the highly anticipated beauty collaboration between Empire star Taraji P. Henson and MAC Cosmetics? The products will be available at on September 6th (in stores September 8th) and will feature a six-piece capsule collection including a nude matte "Strip Me Down" Lipstick ($17), RapidBlack Eyeliner ($23), Mineralize Skin Finish in soft coral or a reddish-brown ($33 each), "Haute & Naughty Too Black" Mascara ($23) and a Taraji x MAC Makeup Brush ($42). Now you can mimic the red carpet style and beauty regimen of one of Hollywood's fiercest...
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11 Jan

73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2016

Magical. That is the perfect word to describe last night’s 73rd Golden Globe Awards 2016. On Sunday, January 10th actors and directors strutted down the red carpet in international designers from head to toe gathered to celebrate their accomplishments in television and film. The star-studded event was held at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, California. This year’s Presenter, Jamie Foxx was on fire. He even imitated Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe mix up and also introduced his beloved daughter, Corrine as this year’s Miss Golden Globe. Viola Davis, Idris Elba, Queen Latifah and Will Smith were just a few of nominees for their stellar performances. But Ms. Taraji P. Henson, took the cake with her win for the Best Performance...
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19 Sep

Lupita Nyong’o for Vogue Magazine

Lupita Nyong’o, the Oscar winner and 12 Years A Slave breakout star, is still riding the wave of stardom after being named the "The Most Beautiful Woman" by People and "Woman of the Year" by Glamour Magazines. The Mexican-Kenyan actress covers Vogue (for a second time) in the season's hautest looks from Givenchy and Schiaparelli Haute Couture to Gaultier Paris, Atelier Versace, and Maison Margiela. Page for page, Nyong’o stuns in gorgeous gowns, even gracing us with the art of dance in the Paris’s Musée Picasso. A complete vision of beauty, yet the most beautiful aspect of the editorial is her words. The Star Wars actress talks about how her rise to fame was not always perfect. She was constantly discriminated against...
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7 Nov

Lupita Nyong’o Continues to Redefine Standards of Beauty

Oscar winner, Yale graduate, and "Woman of the Year," Lupita Nyong'o covers Glamour Magazine's December issue. I must say, I am very impressed with her interview. Editors at Glamour could have taken the easy route and focused only on Lupita's life as the new fashion industry muse or who she's dating or her next role. Instead, they provided a platform for her to continue dialogue about our current standards of beauty and how she is slowly redefining how we see it! Playwright Eve Ensler refers to Lupita Nyong'o as "one of the great talents and spirits of our time, at the beginning of an extraordinary journey,' and we couldn't agree more. Lupita's role in 12 Years a Slave led to her win...
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