MOMMA HAS A NEW GIG

…Look Who’s The Newest CoverGirl! Little Riley Curry may be making a cameo appearance with her dad (and NBA star) Stephen Curry in the latest Infiniti car commercial but her Mom has something new cookin’ too! It’s just been announced that Ayesha Curry is the newest CoverGirl to rep the beauty brand. “My philosophy is […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

THE NEW MANI

Nail Art Gets Graphic Nail art fans know the power of a well-crafted mani…especially one where the nails themselves become a work of art. Opening Ceremony, known for their unique approach to clothing, didn’t disappoint for their Spring/Summer 2018 collection presented at the recent New York Fashion Week. One manicure look we love (and one […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

COMPETITION READY

…Ready To Show Your Mane Skills? Go on. Admit it. If you’re a professional hairstylist, it’s a good bet you’ve considered entering a style competition to spotlight your mane techniques. “Competing is a way to expend your skills and your artistry, and that’s much more important than collecting a trophy,” shares Michelle O’Connor (pictured), the […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

NEW LOOK FOR SOLANGE

…And It’s Golden! Even trendsetters get bored with their hair. Here’s our proof: music star Solange was spotted recently flaunting a lengthy plaited coif dipped in bold blonde! From any angle, we’re digging the look. Check it out for yourself… From the front it’s fabulous! In profile, check out the pattern play. The exit view […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

PRETTY & FRESH

Makeup Trend Watch! Autumn may just be getting started but in the fashion world, specifically during New York Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2018 has already arrived! And the forecast for makeup is pretty and fresh—as seen on the Banana Republic runway. The beauty looks worn by the models were created by Stila Cosmetics and Global Executive […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

PINK THOUGHTS

…NICKI IS THINKING PINK We always knew pink was a hue that plays an important part in music star Nicki Minaj’s style philosophy. Check out how she’s taking the hue to new lengths via a thigh-skimming mane dipped in rose! The star debuted the look during New York Fashion week. And though it’s a look […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

PROTECTIVE STYLING

The Weave & Wig Forecast “America’s Got Talent” host Tyra Banks (pictured) has been known to rock weaves and wigs to new trendsetting levels. “One of the biggest weave trend this year is the lob (long bob),” shares celebrity hair pro Lawrence Davidson, who counts Ms. Banks among his high-profile client roster. For more info […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

BOOM! “OOOOH!”

That sound you heard last night? It was the sound of Fenty Beauty dropping on the beauty scene. Music superstar Rihanna unveiled her much-anticipated makeup collection to the press in a Brooklyn warehouse during New York Fashion Week. Making her entrance to greet guests, RiRi was resplendent in a bright yellow crop top and ballgown […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

BRINGING SEXY BACK

Ciara In The Front Row… It’s been a minute since music star Ciara graced us with her gorgeousness under the spotlight…After all, fam first and motherhood mode is keeping this beauty pretty busy these days. But that all changed last night. Check out proof of how Ciara can turn it up in the style department […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide

SLEEK, STYLISH, SEXY…

Kandi’s Latest Look! We’ve seen her rocking a multitude of amazing hairstyles and coif colors. And this latest look from The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss doesn’t disappoint! Kandi’s lob (long bob) is awash in a deep, dark hue punctuated with gorgeous shine and worn in an ultra-sleek texture. Take a cue and […] ALL CREDIT TO THIS POST BELONGS TO Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide