17 Best Short Hairstyles for African American Women

Short hair, don't care -- that seems to be the motto these days. Everyone from celebrities to women on the street seems to be making the cut, and we love it. These short African American hairstyles are perfect for keeping cool in the warm months ahead, and show that just because your hair is short doesn't mean there aren't a million ways to wear it. Here, the hairstyles for short hair that we're obsessing over.   read more

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April 16, 2014  |  10:04 AM  |  COMMENT
To the Point: Embroidery Is the Newest Spring Trend

Embroidery usually brings up thoughts of stuffy tapestry or grandma's hand-made knick-knacks, but spring's red carpet is shining a decidedly more stylish light on the stitching technique. Lately, celebs are taking a cue from the runway and swapping spring's expected floral prints for lavish embroidered patterns. Click ahead to see the many ways you can wear the embroidered trend.   read more

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April 16, 2014  |   9:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Lady Gaga's Un-Retouched Versace Ad Images Hit the Web

Photo retouch controversies are to the Internet-going public what folks like Toronto Mayor Rob Ford are to late a night talk show hosts -- a layup, a guaranteed point of interest and/or ridicule.   read more

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April 16, 2014  |   7:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Does Kate Upton Not-So-Secretly Hate Her Boobs?

• In a quote that sounds suspiciously un-Kate Upton-like, the Sports Illustrated model supposedly said that she wishes she had smaller boobs. "I wish I had smaller boobs every day of my life as I would love to wear spaghetti top braless or go for the smallest bikini design," she allegedly told The Sun. "I'm like, 'Oh, man, it would be so much easier,' especially if people didn't constantly bring them up." [Marie Claire]   read more

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April 16, 2014  |   5:04 AM  |  COMMENT
10 Secrets I Learned at Makeup Artist School

You could say that I have a love/hate relationship with makeup. Some days I enjoy playing with all the different colors and get excited when my smoky eye turns out perfectly.   See cheat sheet

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April 15, 2014  |  10:04 AM  |  187 COMMENTS
Outrageous Expenditure of the Day

$450 on a face cream. $850 for a pair of red-soled shoes. $4.50 for a cup of Joe. We in the western world sure seem to drop decidedly large amounts of dollars on some seemingly un-necessary items.   read more

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April 15, 2014  |   8:04 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Revealed: What Americans Will Look Like in 2050

It's no secret that America is one big over-flowing crucible of every race, creed and nationality. And if, as National Geographic did, you stop to consider the genetic effects that multi-racial couplings is having on the way we look, it's pretty amazing.   read more

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April 15, 2014  |   5:04 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Bindis Are The Cultural Appropriation Du Jour At Coachella

• Oh geez. First there was the ubiquitous Coachella native headdress. And now the cultural appropriation du jour is apparently the bindi. Vanessa Hudgens, Sarah Hyland, and a slew of other celebs were spotted wearing them at the music festival over the weekend. Why is the bindi bad (to wear to a music festival if you're not an Indian person)? "The bindi on the forehead is an ancient tradition in Hinduism and has religious significance. It is also sometimes referred to as the third eye and the flame, and it is an auspicious religious and spiritual symbol ... It is not meant to be thrown around loosely for seductive effects or as a fashion accessory aiming at mercantile greed." Got it? [The Gloss]   read more

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April 15, 2014  |   5:04 AM  |  COMMENT
What to Wear to Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and More

1. Kate Somerville IllumiKate CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ PA+++, $48
For a fresh and dewy festival face, I love a great CC cream with SPF to protect and hydrate my skin for all day wear. It's the perfect amount of coverage without being too heavy.   read more

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April 14, 2014  |   2:04 PM  |  4 COMMENTS
This Definitely Isn't Your Grandma's Prom Accessory

You only have to get a gander at the gowns in stores to know that Prom has changed a lot since you were a kid.   read more

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April 14, 2014  |  11:04 AM  |  COMMENT
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