Blue Smoke – Kerry Washington

Over the weekend, Kerry Washington attended the Kennedy Centers Honors events honoring acting legend Cicely Tyson. Now typically, I would make this post about her unique dress but I think we should examine her makeup as she rarely looks like this and yes I noticed!

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More Dior for Jennifer Lawrence

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Fashion labels like Dior always love to partner with huge celebrities star and this partnership with one of the film industries highest paid actors has seemed to be a great partnership. As the official face of Dior for years (love Dior cosmetics btw) it makes sense to make her the face of Dior Addict makeup as well. According to the Huffington Post, the full Dior Addict Lipstick Collection will launch in September just in time for Fall.

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~Akela Moore

Low Tier Beauty Products on the Rise


I am a late bloomer in the makeup game but see a lot of low-end brands competing with big names like Mac which are most females go to place other than Sephora. I am really into lipsticks at the moment and have bought a few Mac lipsticks as it’s the only place I would think to go with so many variation of colors. On top of that there are many lip pencils that can make one lipstick look 3 different ways. Am I the only person that walks down the street and can identify if a girl is wearing Ruby Woo or Rebel (my go to’s)?  In my head I’m saying, hey girl, is that Rebel with the currant lip liner? (more…)

Gigi Hadid is the New Face of Maybelline

Gigi Hadid 5Maybe its Maybelline! Well didn’t I tell you that Gigi Hadid was the model to look out for in 2015 Only two weeks in the New Year and she’s already covered a super sexy spread for Guess and now has been named the new face of Maybelline. What a great choice huh? Known for her long blonde locks and sultry features, I think Maybelline hit the mark on this beauty. Little under a month until New York Fashion Week where Maybelline is always a huge sponsor this was great news for the upcoming shows. We may catch her on some catwalks but see here for some recent photos. (more…)