Red Lipsticks for Dark Skin Black Women
Looking for a foolproof red lipstick for your darker skin tone? Well, I have several options for you, two of which I will share in this post. Sure, we all know about Ruby Woo (Mac, $17) and Dragon Girl (Nars, $25), but there are many smaller brands that also sell red lipsticks that look amazing on darker skin tones. One of the best is Kiss of Fire by Dose of Colors (above). I love this longwearing lipstick and always get compliments when I wear it. The color lasts all day, seriously it does, and can actually be a bit hard to get off. Still, it is a comfortable lipstick to wear and is well worth its $18 price tag.
Reel Sisters to Honor Nicole Beharie
We have some rare Nicole Beharie news to share with everyone. According to their official website, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series is set to honor the former Sleepy Hollow actress at their upcoming award ceremony on October 7th at the newly renovated Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn, New York.
Mary J. Blige Readies Her Glow Up
Singer Mary J. Blige is readying the release of two new singles from her recent Strength of a Woman album. Earlier this week the Queen of Hip Hop Soul took to Instagram to share the cover art for both singles, which include Set Me Free, and Glow Up, a collaboration between Mary, Missy Elliot, Quavo and DJ Khaled.
Teyana Taylor Covers South African GQ
Teyana Taylor is covering the September edition of GQ South Africa. The multi-talented diva oozes body goals in a six-page pictorial lensed by celebrity photographer Bryce Thompson. For her cover story, Teyana touched on a multitude of topics, including her athletic clothing line and Footlocker campaign which features her sixteen-month old daughter Junie.
New Music: ‘Incapable’ by Keyshia Cole
Though it has been a bit stagnant lately, it appears promotion for Keyshia Cole’s upcoming 11:11 Reset album is about to kick into high gear once again. Via Instagram, the Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood star unveiled a new single late Friday evening titled Incapable. Officially available for download, Keyshia also shared the single’s gorgeous cover art, which was shot by @61.mm and features the 35-year old singer laying seductively among a collection of old album covers.
Aaliyah for MAC
Who says you can’t make a difference via social media? After a very lengthy campaign, fans of Aaliyah have finally convinced MAC to release a collection honoring the late R n’ B diva. Thursday evening the cosmetics giant announced plans to release an Aaliyah-inspired collection in 2018, some 17 years after the singer’s death.
Keyshia Cole Shares Album News with Fans
Singer Keyshia Cole has been using her Instagram account over the last couple of weeks to show off promo shots from her upcoming 7th solo album, reportedly titled 11:11 Reset. The Love and Hip Hop star has posted a slew of images this week alone, including several that seem pay homage to artists from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
Nicki Minaj Unveils Nude Lipsticks for Mac Cosmetics
Raptress Nicki Minaj is once again teaming up with MAC Cosmetics. The enigmatic hip-pop star announced her latest collaboration with the brand earlier today via Instagram, where she showed off two new lipsticks from her upcoming Nicki Nudes collection. Reportedly set to go on sale next month, the limited-edition line will feature 12 naturally-hued lipsticks, including the two you see below; The Pinkprint, a creamy, peachy nude and Nicki Nude, a creamy mocha nude.