Jameka Murphy

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Maybe She Was Born with It: The 10 Best Eyelash Growth Serums

Or maybe it's bimatoprost.<p>As someone who has approximately seven eyelashes that all point toward my chin, I can only dream of one day growing two broom heads from my lids that are so sturdy, so thick, that when I blink, there's a gust of wind. Some sort of transplant's probably required for that, …

Makeup

Why Beauty Supply Stores Are the Best Spots to Buy Makeup

Ask me where my favorite place to buy makeup is and you won't hear the words Sephora or Ulta leave my lips. I'm sure this is considered blasphemy in some circles—a crime as high as accidentally knocking a Naked Palette off your vanity and watching its shimmery contents explode into smithereens. …

The Best Mascaras of All Time, According to 7 Celebrity Makeup Artists

Consider the following scenario: You have less than a minute until the Uber (that’s already late) arrives. After snipping off the Net-a-Porter tags, throwing on that new Proenza midi and affixing a sleek, minimal low pony, you’re faced with a split, stressful, 25-second decision: Apply lipstick, …

Take Our Quiz to Find the Right Face Wash for Your Skin Type

Finding the ideal face wash for your specific skin type can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. With so many formula options to choose from, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed (and confused), especially if you don’t fully understand what kind of complexion you have. We tapped dermatologist …

Can These Clothes Make Life Easier for Diabetics?

Designer Natalie Balmain is making clothes that are functional without sacrificing style.<p>Deciding what to wear can be an annoying enough task each morning as it is. But for folks living with diabetes, that daily process gets a little more complicated.<p>Diabetes is a disease that, for many who live …

Sephora Has Something Big In Store For Shoppers

If I were to guess, I would estimate that the majority of people reading this have lusted over a new eyeshadow pallet or browsed through lists of …

Lips

Miguel: How Prince, sex and late-nights in L.A. inspired his killer new album

With the release of his third album <i>Wildheart</i> Jun. 30, Grammy-winning singer-songrwiter Miguel takes alt-R&B to a higher level. Here, the Los Angeles …

Music

The Endless Fall of Suge Knight

On March 20th, inside the high-security wing of Los Angeles’ Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, the man once called “the most feared man …

hiphop

How to Deal With Body Hair When You're Not Kim Kardashian

If your goal is body hairlessness, there are two paths before you. The Kim Kardashian approach—laser from forehead to feet—and the road more traveled: a combination of blades, wax, and maybe a few beams. Here, a hair-removal GPS.<p><b>Forearms</b><p>Shaving: It's the quickest fix, but the gratification is …

Skin Care

A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining …

Puff Daddy, Jay Z & Dr. Dre Listed In Forbes' "World's Highest-Paid Celebrities"

Forbes listed the 95 highest-paid celebrities in the world. A handful of rappers made the cut.<p>Puff Daddy comes in at No. 21 on the list, earning $60 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Troubling new study explains one big reason for inequality in America

Black and Hispanic households tend to be located in poorer neighborhoods than white households even when they earn similar incomes, a new study reveals.<p>These findings suggest black and Hispanic kids, by and large, grow up in poorer neighborhoods than white kids.<p>A growing body of research suggests …

Income Inequality

This Kendall Jenner Pic Just Broke Kim's Record for Most-Liked Photo on Instagram

Sibling rivalry in 2015, ladies and gentleman.<p>Remember when Kim Kardashian spent days editing the wedding picture of her and Kanye kissing before she would post it to Instagram? Well, it was all done in vain because its record for being the most-liked picture on Instagram has been broken by lil' …

BET Her

Ariana Grande Blasts Gender Double Standards, Slut-Shaming

Ariana Grande reminded the world that neither she, nor any woman, is the “property/possession” of a man in a smart, scathing note posted to Twitter. …

Feminism

How To Finally Get Your Lipstick To Last Longer

<i>Struggle with creating the perfect cat-eye? Need help nailing a French braid? The Huffington Post's new "How-To" beauty tutorial series will show you exactly how to master these looks and more. In our latest video, we're spilling the secrets to long-lasting lipstick. Pay close attention!</i><p>After …

David Oyelowo: I won't play 'the black best friend'

The Selma star says he’s turned down many roles because they are just stereotypes based on ethnicity<p>Given the variety of roles played by David Oyelowo in the past year (a civil rights leader in Selma, an assistant district attorney in A Most Violent Year, a school principal in Interstellar), it’s …

Civil Rights

Freed Alabama death row inmate: 'I'm at peace with myself. Are they at peace?'

Ray Hinton spent 28 years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit. Now enjoying his freedom, he says faith in God and harnessing his imagination kept him going

Death Row

10 (Completely Realistic) Hopes for the 2015 Awards Season

Here we are, once again, delightedly, steamrolling toward awards season. Sunday, January 11, will bring us the Golden Globes, which are fabulous on …

Golden Globes

Bill Cosby accused of sexual assault at Playboy Mansion, suit says

A Riverside County woman filed a lawsuit Tuesday against beleaguered comedian Bill Cosby, alleging he sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, when she was 15 years old.<p>In the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judy Huth said she and a 16-year-old friend met the …

Want to #WalkWithKarl?

Ford Models are searching for a new face for the Chanel catwalk.<p>Move over Cara, because as of next season, there will be a bright new face on the Chanel catwalk. Thanks to Ford Models, which has just launched a new modelling contest called #walkwithkarl, one new girl will not only receive a …

New Jenny Packham Wedding Dresses, Wedding Gowns; Bridal Market Spring 2015

It's no secret that the Kate Middleton is a huge fan of Jenny Packham. (See here. And here. And here and here and here.) And with Jenny turning out dresses like these—all from her spring bridal 2015 collection—I can see why. In fact, I wouldn't be at all surprised if we saw the Duchess of Cambridge …

12 Essential Things You Need In Order To Work From Home Productively

Working from home can be tough. Make sure you have these 12 things in order to be more productive when you work from home.

5 Unexpected Ways To Get More Done

Alarms to go to bed, shorter to-do lists: These tips might seem counterintuitive, but give them a try and see how your productivity soars.<p>I wrote a post recently about ways that you can work smarter, not harder. As I worked through the list of techniques I’d collected, the post became so long that …

Time Management

3 Moves to Sculpt a Beautiful, Strong Back

Use these tips to strengthen and smooth this deceptively alluring area<p>We'd like to build a case for why your back needs more love in your workouts. For starters, moves that target your back also work your core, and often your arms, too. Fixing weak upper-back muscles helps pull your shoulders back …

You're Probably Not Doing This Important Skin Step — But You Should Be

Lately, I’ve noticed when I look in the mirror that it’s not the skin on my face that seems to be aging faster than I’d like — it's the skin on my …

Skin Care

Images: Kate Moss for Topshop Spring 2014 Collection

Following the release of the behind-the-scenes sneak-peek video of Kate Moss' collection for Topshop, the high-street retailer has released a full look book of images. The collection, "a reflection of Kate's love for the Balearic Islands," according to a release. It features "a series of carefully …

Most Teens Didn't Get Sex Ed Before Having Sex

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>First, the good news: Teen pregnancy rates in the U.S. are down across the board. The bad news? Sex education isn't to …