I’ve always been a M.A.C. girl, so this is good to hear!

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Superstar singer Rihanna has landed a pretty sweet deal, (today) on her Birthday nonetheless, with MAC Cosmetics. MAC and Rihanna have collaborated on several color collections launching this year, according to WWD.

The first item out: RiRi Woo, a lipstick inspired by her favorite MAC red, Ruby Woo.

“When you think of makeup, the brand that pops into your mind — for something legit — is MAC,” the singer told WWD. “Whatever color you want, it’s like ‘Let’s go to MAC.’ I’ve been using MAC on tour for such a long time it was a natural fit for me. I have always loved makeup, and I always said that if I do it, I want to do it with a credible brand.”

For MAC, it marks the first time the brand has worked with a celebrity on more than just a one-off Viva Glam…

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Black Herstory Hair Moment – Ode To The Afro Puff

It was the 70’s and time to take my first passport photo and of course I thought I was cute rockin’ my lopsided afro puffs. I wish I could still use this passport if just for a good giggle. On the other hand, my fashionista mother Shirley really WAS cute rockin’ her afro puff.

Hairstyles come and go but there are a few that manage to float from decade to decade. Now that more and more women are wearing natural styles I’ve seen quite a few very cute “puffs” all over town.

*Images via bing.com

Ashley Marie’s How To – Vintage Retro Pin Curls

I’m the first to admit it, I’m a little bit obsessed with Red hair and vintage hair. Although it’s been years since I wore red hair, I love the look of vintage styles especially for special occasions. Pin-up Doll, Ashley Marie gives a detailed tutorial on how we can create the vintage pin-curl look made famous by Veronica Lake & Rita Hayworth.

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I like that you can sleep in the style without the discomfort of wearing rollers. As an alternate to pin curls I would recommend steam rollers if you’re pressed for time and going out the same evening.