WHO: ZENDAYA COLEMAN, ACTRESS, SINGER, DANCER AND PRESENTER MAKEUP BY: ALLAN AVENDAÑO for SEPHORA COLLECTION INSPIRATION: “Zendaya was inspired by the crystal embellished, iridescent shirt dress and pixie hairstyle she chose for the red carpet. The complete her look, we focused on soft pastel shades that complemented the jewel tones of her dress, contoured cheeks […]
To know me is to know that I’m a red lipstick girl. Sade was my beauty role model in the 80s and I haven’t looked back. But, I know that even though I own a gazillion reds, it’s equally as important to own the perfect “nude” lipstick. When I say I have tried dozens of […]
With beach season in full swing, it’s important to make sure you are stocked up on summertime SPF essentials. Laura Mercier offers a variety of skincare and makeup products that contain UV protection for the face, so women can safely enjoy the sunshine this summer, not hide from it! TREAT AND CHEAT (TIME): Laura Mercier […]
Essence Cosmetics produces some of the prettiest affordable makeup that I have seen! From lipsticks to bronzers, to mascara, I truly love the makeup from Essence Cosmetics and recently I received some items that are a little too light for my skin, so what better thing to do than give them away. So this is […]
If you have ever had thank sinking feeling when the TSA agent pulls your favorite ____________ (insert — perfume, body lotion, hair product…) from your carry on and declares it “oversize”, then you know it’s most important to pack travel size beauty products. We don’t mean going to the drugstore and buying those little plastic […]
Chanel Iman shows a whole lotta leg in a cover story by Derek Kettela for the July 2015 issue of Glamour Spain, styled by Mapi Vidal.
I’m truly a fan of hair oils. But, there is a downside to that love. My hair is fine, which means that many oil just weigh it down and make it look greasy. Fortunately, I found Marula Light Hair Treatment & Styling Oil, which is the perfect match for my fine, curly, frizzy hair. Here are […]
If you are a lover of natural body care, you have to be a lover of JĀSÖN® products. We are fans of the brand and love the offerings for summer beauty — literally from head-to-toe! Sheer Spray Lotions $10.99: These botanically rich, feather-light lotions deliver sheer moisture in a convenient, continuous spray for quick, all-over coverage. […]
I’m pretty picky about what I use on my skin, and it shows. I’m happy to report that I get constant compliments on how great my skin looks. Even in my 50s, with oily skin, I manage to keep them guessing. And I have to give credit to Zirh. This skin care line has significantly improved […]
If you have been hanging out on Blinging Beauty at all, you must know by now that I’m a huge Laura Mercier fan. Not only is the brand “brown girl friendly”, but it’s a brand that makeup artist and beauty junkies alike love. So, I have compiled a list of some of my favorite products […]
Need to get out of the door in a quick minute? Okay, 5 minutes? We have your solution to looking fabulous in 5 quick steps that take no longer than 5 minutes! 1. Flawless Face Achieve a flawless airbrushed finish and longwearing coverage with Westmore Beauty Lasting Effects Coverage Perfector. This 2-in-1 foundation + concealer […]
Super sultry and sexy, Taraji P. Hensen covers the August 2015 W Magazine. Not to be outdone by any supermodel, Hensen delivers on the editorial pages as well. Photography by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Styled by Edward Enninful. Photos courtesy of W Magazine.