Kick off the unofficial start of summer this weekend with a cool coral lip! The peachy-pink color looks great on a variety of skin tones and just screams summer. Wear it with little else on the face like some bronzer, a coral blush and black liner. Go full-on with the color and wear it with a...

This weekend is the first IMATS (International Makeup Artist Trade Show) in NYC and yours truly will be in attendance. If you're there and see me, come say hey! Maybe we can get wings and talk lipstick...lol. If your weekend plans consist of something where you can have fun with your makeup,...

A striking spring wardrobe calls for simple yet pretty makeup. So this weekend get it started with gorgeous luminous skin like Selita Ebanks did at a recent OK! magazine event. The trick to this look is to have somewhat decent skin to begin with. Luminizers will only highlight things like...

Wanna try a colorful makeup combo this weekend (or perhaps rep your sorority if you're an AKA)? Try a flash of acid green eye color and a hot pink lip. Reminiscent of the MAC Barbie collection (and Nicki Minaj), the colorful look works on practically every skin tone. But since the colors are...

To get Burke's highlighted look, grab a creamy concealer about a shade or two lighter than your skin tone and apply it under the brow bone, under the eyes, and right above the cheekbones. Carefully blend so the look is seamless. More berry makeup ideas: NARS Dolce Vita Blush Black Radiance...

The look is a quick and often inexpensive way to incorporate color in your look. You have a number of options, too: shades of violet, orange, red, coral, and bright pink. Don't get me started on how gorgeous vibrant colors look on our skin tones (not to mention how hot it looks in photos)....

Top with finishing powder to give it a glowing from within look. Bright pink blushes to try: Make Up For Ever Eyeshadow in #75 (works as both shadow and blush) NYX Powder Blush in Pinky MAC Pro Powder Blush in Azalea Sleek Makeup Blush in Flamingo Who's rocking pink blush this weekend?

One of my favorite makeup looks is flawless skin, a bright colored blush, an equally bright lip, and just liner and mascara on the eyes. It's such a pretty and simple way to wear color. You can get the look by combining blush and lipstick colors in similar color families (when in doubt vivid...

Wherever your weekend plans take you, here are three makeup ideas straight from the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon: 1. Nicole Ari Parker's Smudgy Eye Liner and Coral Lips: Grab a super black pencil like Cover Girl Queen Collection Vivid Impact Liner in Midnight and smudge it...

Quick tip: Just remember to blend your blush so you get more of a flush just like Thandie Newton's look (above). Happy weekend makeup-ing! ~Danielle

 

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