3 AMAZING Beauty Items Hitting Drugstores for Under $13

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Color in Powder Room

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Deets: Sally Hansen’s new line contains a blend of natural acai, primrose, and argan oils designed to nourish weak nails (like mine after taking of a acrylic set). Plus, it has 38 long-wear shades for changing things up. The soft Powder Room shade is the perfect pale hue for Valentine’s Day.

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Color in Powder Room ($7)

Biore Charcoal Acne Clearing Cleanser

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Deets: The skin care gawds at Biore are expanding their collection with three new products for putting acne-prone skin in check. With this gentle yet deep cleanser (there are also two scrubs) contains natural charcoal for absorbing excess oils. It also has salicylic acid for treating current bumps and preventing future breakouts. Yass Honey!

Biore Charcoal Acne Clearing Cleanser ($8)

Yes To Tomatoes Clear Skin Detoxifying Charcoal Peel-Off Mask

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Deets: Its 97 percent natural product (in a super user-friendly tube) allows you to create a customized face mask. After about 15 minutes, you just peel it off to reveal a tighter, dirt-free surface.

Yes To Tomatoes Clear Skin Detoxifying Charcoal Peel-Off Mask ($16)

Eva Marcille Covers Rolling Out Magazine with Luscious Faux Locs

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The America’s Next Top Model winner interviews with Rolling Out Magazine to talk about how she’s now found her voice after 10 years in the industry, being a single mom and a new entrepreneur.

“Who I was 10 years ago and who I am today are completely different people.”

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Eva also she spoke about her position and responsibilities as a Black woman with with a platform.

“My job is to let my sister and my brother know that I see them, I have their back, and I stand with them.”

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Eva is ready to become an entrepreneur in 2017. With her new eyewear line, First Ave. Eyewear.

“The entertainment industry creates either a monster or it creates beauty. And what it has instilled in me is this drive…. And so I live my life with no limitations, no regrets, no ideas with who I’m supposed to be, but truly living in who I am.”

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Use human hair or synthetic braiding hair to make these eccentric locs

These Nike Leggings are Definitely A Must Have

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If you’re looking for something to motivate you to “Go Hard,” there’s no one to better amp you up then than multi-talented Eccentric FKA Twigs. As the creative director for Nike’s new Zonal Strength Tights campaign, Twigs has created an amazing new vision that groups Olympic athletes, track stars, and dancers alike.
Said Twigs in an open letter for the campaign, “When Nike reached out to me about collaborating together on this project, I saw it as an opportunity to inspire people who want to use their bodies in a positive way.” Twigs goes on to share more thoughts about the intersection of creativity and athleticism.

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“Since as early as I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with training and taking classes. When I was three years old, I started taking dance classes at a local youth center and by the time I turned seven, I was training in six different dance styles.”

“You have to be incredibly in tune with yourself and focused to be able to compete or create – vulnerability and strength have a lot to do with this.”

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“As an athlete, in your final moments of competition – everything you’ve done, everything your parents have sacrificed and everyone who has supported you are there in that one second. You have to accept your destiny and have both the physical power, willpower to do what you need to do.”

“I cast a group of amazing people who take their physicality seriously and have their own sense of style, in order to push people to be healthy and understand, through any genre of sport, they can be the best versions of themselves.”

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“People don’t always see dancers as athletes, but we are.”

“As a dancer, I try to embrace my fragility and accept that where I’m at is good enough. Dancers are taught to always looking in the mirror, from an early age, making sure we have perfect alignment. There comes a point when you just have to let go and trust that you’re going to get where you need to be.”

“For me the dream is that you don’t even realize you’re working out. You’re just doing you, and then the results come, and you value them as they’re happening.”

“When I’m dancing, I’m not thinking about working on my abs or my legs. But if I train hard, I feel so confident in my body. Just through training, enjoying music, being with my friends, and exploring my body, all of a sudden I feel stronger.”

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“Overall, dance makes you realize that there’s beauty in the imperfections. I think that’s what can make it most intriguing for people to watch.”

“I truly believe that success is when preparation meets opportunity. It’s the same with any creative endeavor or athletic journey.”

“It’s not about the moment you jump off the diving board. It’s not about any one beat you’ve produced. It’s about the moments before that – the preparation is the training, the hard work and the opportunity is the moment you reach your fastest time, how creative you can be, or how good your beat is.”
EXPLORE:
Nike, Leather Leggings, FKA Twigs

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All Photos Courtesy of NIKE

Golden Globe’s Arrivals and Wins

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Slay Queen Naomi Campbell

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Danny Glover aka Childish Gambino
‘Atlanta’ Wins Best Comedy Series at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards

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Statement! Olivia Culpo

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Issa Rae is glowing and gorgeous! Im so excited and happy for her 😍😍

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Regina King

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CONGRATS to Tracee Ellis Ross for winning the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy Series!

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My Sista Janelle Monae

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Angela Bassett

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Karrueche Tran

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Thandie Newton

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Kerry Washington #First48

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Travante Rhodes
‘Moonlight’ Wins Best Drama Motion Picture at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards

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Viola Davis Wins Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for ‘Fences’

Sweater Weather

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Another eccentric a*s sweater that I’ve been hoarding in my closet with the tag still on it. Regardles of how long I’ve had it (5 months), I knew it was one of those sweaters that would be good to have around. And these pumps and this lip clutch that I stalked for a minute just added a fun touch to this already vibrant look. I ❤❤❤ this look ,im completely obsessed with it.

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Sweater found here http://bit.ly/2hlSZqm

Fashion & Style 411 : Not Carrie Bradshaw

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Meet Fashion Storyteller Jessica of NotCarrieBradshaw http://notcarriebradshaw.com/ She’s an 29 years old blogger from Atlanta. Jessica has lived in New York for four years now pursuing a career in fashion. She has always loved fashion, but never thought to pursue it as a career. Jessica had a few spaces in her schedule during senior year of college at Georgia Southern University, so her advisor had her take about three fashion courses. She decided from there that she wanted to pursue a career in fashion, but wasn’t willing to start over with school at the time. Jessica looked for fashion internships in Atlanta to no avail. So she started a rather unsuccessful styling company. She was working two jobs, and trying to establish herself as a stylist, and was failing miserably. Jessica realized that if she was serious about fashion, she would need to move to New York, and further her fashion education. With mom in tow Jessica visited the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, and fell in love with the school. Moving there with little to no money. What little Jessica had family and friends gave her, and she slept on her line sister’s couch for a semester. Jessica’s last semester at FIT, she interned at Oscar de la Renta in the merchandising department. After graduating she got the opportunity to work as a freelance fashion writer, and that’s where she found her lane. Working at Burberry, then Coach, but she found much more freedom and fulfillment as a writer, so that’s what she’s been focused on ever since. Through her website she’s been able to write about my experiences living, dating, and working in New York. She also enjoy writing about fashion in a way that makes it easily accessible and less intimidating to people. Im so excited Jessica agreed to be featured here on Eccentric GLOW ,check out her chat below ❤❤❤

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Question 1: So when’s the first time you fell in love with FASHION?

NotCarrieBradshaw – can’t recall ever not loving it really. The first time I recall feeling the power of fashion was in kindergarten. My mom took immense pride in the way she dressed my brother and I, so I was always dressed to the 9’s for everything. I wish I could remember the specific outfit I wore to school that day, but whatever it was my teacher was astounded by how impeccably I was dressed. So much so that she sent me down the hallway to the other teacher’s classes so they could see it. It was the first time I saw how differently people respond to you when you are dressed well.

Question 2 : Do you have a signature STYLE?

NotCarrieBradshaw- I don’t know if I have a signature style. I wish I were that committed to one particular look, but alas I am not. I would like to think that I mix the edgy with the classic. I wear heels as often as reasonably possible, and I almost always wear a red lip. I feel the most secure when I am wearing my matte red lipstick.

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Question 3: Who is your favorite DESIGNER?

NotCarrieBradshaw – That’s so hard to say, because designers are often changing their direction. If I had to choose I would say Alexander Vauthier. His clothes are provocative, yet classy, and ultra-feminine with a touch of edge. There’s always this duality of woman at play in his designs. I love that concept, because it shows that we can be multi-dimensional. You can be sexy and classy, you can be smart and fun, etc.

Question 4 : Who is your current STYLE crush?


NotCarrieBradshaw – I have been style crushing on Shiona Turini for years, and I love Kahlana Barfield Brown’s style. They both have such a great knowledge of their bodies, and fashion as a whole, and it shows in that they really know what works and doesn’t work for them. Their looks are always polished with just a dash of street flair to them. Perfect balance. I also love Tracee Ellis Ross. Her personality shines through in her style, and that’s really a part of the function of fashion in some way. It allows you to tell a little bit about who you are without saying anything. There’s power in that if you choose to use it.

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Question 5: How do you pick the ensembles you display?

NotCarrieBradshaw- Very intentionally. I’m not a blogger who relies heavily on labels, or even photos. I lean on my word content more than anything. I think I am a writer before I am a “fashion girl,” and I like to make fashion approachable and easily accessible to my readers, because some people find it so intimidating. For that reason I pick looks that can tell a good story that makes sense. The look has to enable me to give valuable fashion advice to my readers.

Question 6 : What are some of your favorite boutiques to get your fashionable pieces?

I am such an 80’s baby, so I still love department stores. I love the original Bloomingdale’s here in New York, the Macy’s at Herald Square (even though it’s a tourist trap) for quality pieces. For trendy items I go to the usual Zara, H&M, and for basics I like Uniqlo. If I have extra cash, I love Ted Baker (on sale of course). I first fell in love with that brand when I worked as a personal shopper in Atlanta, and worked for them after I graduated from FIT. I hate working retail, but I loved learning about all of the extra effort they put into creating these feminine, classic pieces. Intermix is a dope store as well. Their collections are expertly curated in such a way that lets you know they know their customers. Recently I have fallen in love with Rent the Runway for making quality clothing accessible.

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https://www.instagram.com/notcarriebradshaw/

Wedding Wonderland : Fantasia and Kendall Taylor Get Married AGAIN

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Fantasia decided to walk down the aisle and marry husband Kendall Taylor for the second time over the holiday weekend.

“I Love You so much that I’d do it over and over and over again! When I met You, I just never knew!! It’s almost like I may have known you in another life. Like this love has happened before and that’s how it works so well between us because we’ve been here before. So we did it AGAIN!! The right way.. so….Yes I DO ???? #Love#shareyourlove,” she captioned a photo of her dazzling wedding dress.

Take a look at a few photos from Fantasia’s second big day below.

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