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MAC Is Giving Away Free Lipstick Again to Celebrate National Lipstick Day

As any diehard makeup fan will tell you, this Sunday, July 29 marks National Lipstick Day. And though this day would be great on its own, MAC Cosmetics just made it even better by announcing it will once again give free lipstick away all day long.<p>There's absolutely no catch, zero fine print, or …

Makeup

Adweek’s Instant Reviews of the 2018 Super Bowl Ads: Third Quarter

Adweek is bringing you real-time reviews of all the Super Bowl LII commercials immediately after they air. See all of the spots, and our reviews, …

Octavia Spencer Plans To Buy Out A Mississippi Theater So Kids Can See Themselves In ‘Black Panther’

Not that you were hurting for reasons to love Octavia Spencer, but a newly announced plan can’t help but add to the tally.<p>The Golden Globes Award winner shared on Instagram what she would like to do when <i>Black Panther</i> makes its much-anticipated debut. Spencer will be in Mississippi at the time and …

The Follower Factory

Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it. Inside social media’s black market.

Social Media

The Humiliation of Aziz Ansari

Allegations against the comedian are proof that women are angry, temporarily powerful—and very, very dangerous.<p>Sexual mores in the West have changed so rapidly over the past 100 years that by the time you reach 50, intimate accounts of commonplace sexual events of the young seem like science …

Aziz Ansari

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

This is not a drill.<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will pay you to take a vacation …

Pregnant Ciara Dances in the Snow to Celebrate Russell Wilson's 28th Birthday

Can Ciara and Russell Wilson get any more adorable? The couple, who is expecting their first child together, has made it no secret that they love to …

Sweet potato toast: The unlikely new star of healthy breakfasts that counts towards your 5 a day

Low in fat, packed with vitamins and minerals, and the closest a vegetable will ever get to cake: sweet potatoes are amazing.<p>It’s no wonder, then, …

The 10 Commandments of New Consumerism

Consumers are reassessing their priorities and increasingly questioning what they truly value, but what does the change mean for fashion</b> …

A bad diet is worse than drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined

<b>(CNN) —</b><p>When you next visit the supermarket, tread carefully, because your food choices could be cutting years off your life.<p>Whether it's too much junk food or a lack of nutritious food, malnutrition caused by bad eating habits is on the rise, a new report shows.<p>Globally, poor diets pose a greater …

Diets

Why Personal Brands Are Better Than Corporate For Social Media

Social media marketing is a rich and valuable practice for most companies. Countless opportunities, from visibility and reputation to new partnership and employees, are out there for the taking. But most businesses think of social media as existing in only one dimension: one surrounding the …

Public Relations

The Five Most Surprising Cosmetic Surgery Trends Across The Globe

Cosmetic procedures are now the surgery of want not need. The multi-billion dollar industry is represented on virtually all television channels and …

Meet 8 of America's most underrated national parks that you just have to visit

Congaree National Park is actually a floodplain, which means it floods about 10 times a year. The waters that sweep in from the Congaree and Wateree …

National Parks

Breaking into the hair care industry with a new styling tool

Hair care is a multibillion dollar industry. But despite the seemingly endless assortment of straighteners and curling irons, clips and combs on the …

Photo Controversy Highlights Black Women in Long Gray Line

Self-expression is hardly a part of life for cadets at the United States Military Academy.<p>So it was far from ordinary when 16 black women put their own spin on the traditional graduation photo, hoisting their fists in the air while posing in their dress uniforms, swords at their sides.<p>A social …

Women of Color

Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's Manifesto

Today's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open than at any point in our history. Yes, you read correctly -- I said more …

Employment

How the African American museum is raising the bar for black philanthropy

The stunning building, situated near the Washington Monument, is set to open in September.<p>The stunning building, situated near the Washington Monument, is set to open Sept. 24.<p>By Peggy McGlone<p>, Reporter<p>They wanted more than you’d find in a typical Sunday collection plate.<p>Officials from the National …

Museums

First African American Woman to Receive Harvard MBA Talks Power of Persistence, Resilience, and Courage (Part I)

Lillian Lincoln Lambert is, in a word, extraordinary.Her accolades are certainly remarkable—what you might expect of any truly accomplished …

5 Tips Experienced Business Travelers Use to Beat Flight Delays

When your travel plans get disrupted, you don't have to take it lying down. Follow these tips to make the most of an annoying situation.<p>For as long as there have been flights, there have been flight delays. Literally. On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers soared into the history books with the …

12 Vacation Spots That Are Cheaper To Get To Today Than In The Past

Vacation awaits.

Beauty Addicts Share Their Favorite Makeup Organizers

When my plethora of lipsticks and gossamer falsies are finally in place after a good organizing session, it's like slipping in the final piece of a …

How to Score a Free Meal at One of the World’s Best Restaurants

The ultimate raffle.<p>Set in the remote, picturesque countryside of Gipuzkoa, Spain, a visit to Mugaritz is worth a pilgrimage. Currently ranked at …

The RIGHT Way to Pack Your Luggage!

Your standard packing checklist will only get you so far. From theme parks to weekend getaways to cruising, we’ll show you what specific items to …

Luggage

Go Wide! 10 Breezy-Chic Ways to Wear this Season's Pants Trend

Maybe we're finally embracing freedom after all those seasons encased in skinny jeans and poured into sausage casing-like leather leggings, but we …

Clothing

Beyoncé Jumps Into Athleisure Market With Ivy Park Clothing Line

Beyoncé launched a women's fitness clothing line on Thursday featuring bodysuits, leggings and headbands, named in part for her 4-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy.<p>Called Ivy Park, the 200-piece active wear collection is a joint venture with British businessman Sir Philip Green, who owns the Topshop …

The 20 best hip-hop artists of all time

How does one judge the best hip-hop artists of all time? Is it based on deft wordplay? Influence on the genre? Ability to celebrate and unite one’s …

Everyone Is Stupid: Why Young and Old Rap Fans Need to Get Over Hip-Hop's Generation Gap

Each and every one of us believes that the era that birthed us is the best time for anyone to ever have come into existence.<p><i>Photo via Twitter</i><p>Earlier this week a meme passed around Rap Twitter featuring a picture of four young rappers and a caption saying “No one over 30 can name all 4 of these …

Watch This Pregnant Pole Dancer Destroy Her Pole Routine

Now this is how you ROCK a baby belly 🙌.<p>When you picture your future self in the ninth month of pregnancy, you probably envision a lounge chair, a foot massage, a quart of ice cream, and a spoon. But pro pole dancer Jill MacLean's pregnancy has been quite a bit more active. When the 36-year-old …