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How To: Tint Your Eyebrows

If you’ve been following the latest trends on social media then you have come across the newest fads like “box braids” (bka cornrows!), using tape to create precise contour lines, and dyeing your eyebrows to create a semi-permanent fuller look. Yes, people from all over are ditching the eyeliner pencils and using colored dyes to …

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15 Black Beauty Looks for Spring!

I love a dark lip but these Spring looks by Black beauty gurus are giving me life! Who says Black women can’t wear colourful makeup? Psssh. Get inspired by these stunning 15 looks!  1. KLUERMOI 2. ALISSA ASHLEY   3. PEAKMILL 4. DESTINYGODLEY   5. SONDRJADELUXE 6. ELLARIE 7. ROSE KIMBERLY   8. MS JASMINEROSE …

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Want To Be A Makeup Artist? Let’s Build Your Kit!

From 15 second viral clips on Instagram, to the continued growth of beauty channels on Youtube, makeup artists are an  influential part of social media. The incredible success of MUAs such as: Beatfacehoney, Michelle Phan and Anastasia Beverly Hills; through social media platforms, has  inspired many men and women to become MUAs. The #makeup hashtag has 80,095,610 number …

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Global Spotlight Feature: Nigeria

Hey Queens, so for our weekly Global Spotlight Feature this week, we’ll be discussing Nigeria. This West African nation is sometimes called the “Giant of Africa” because of its large population. Currently Nigeria has been on the rise in the booming African beauty industry. Artists have the ability to make a full-time income via clients …

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Social Media Queens: 20 Most Popular Black Beauty Gurus

As #Oscarsowhite showed, it is no secret that the beauty, fashion and entertainment industry grapples with a lack of diversity and inclusion. Despite the obstacles for people of colour to succeed in these industries, non-traditional social media platforms like Youtube and Instagram are creating pathways for women of colour to rise to the top! Social …

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15 Upcoming Black Beauty Bloggers you should know

Contrary to what popular Instagram pages and  websites will show you, there are numerous black beauty gurus with melanin rich skin creating amazing content daily. From vibrant cities in the United States to bustling towns in Nigeria, black beauty bloggers around the world use Youtube and Instagram to showcase their skills. To create this list, we …

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5 Hijabis with fantastic makeup skills

1. Makeup my passion,my joy,my profession do it with love or don't do it at all #makeupartist #makeup #lovemyjob #pink #colorblockingqueen #getpinkyfied #pinkylips #muslimah @thinkpinkecosmetics A photo posted by Amiela Razzaq ?? (@colorblockingqueen_pinky) on Sep 9, 2015 at 12:49pm PDT Not one to shy away from super colourful & bright looks, @colorblockingqueen_pinky is a Makeup …

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