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  • Issa Rae's Makeup Artist Joanna Simkin Breaks Down Her 2018 CFDA Awards Look

    We spoke with Issa Rae's go-to makeup artist Joanna Simkin about how she prepped the Insecure star to host the annual CFDA Fashion Awards.

  • This is when we'll actually have diversity in beauty, according to Issa Rae's makeup artist

    "No group is monolithic, certainly not women of color," according to Joanna Simkin, a celebrity makeup artist and Yahoo Lifestyle's Diversity in Beauty Awards judge.

  • 15 times we screamed while watching Drake's celeb-heavy new video

    The last time Drake dropped a new music video, we cried. (He bought strangers groceries! So nice!) Now, thanks to his new celebrity-packed video for "Nice For What," we're screaming.  The 4-and-a-half minute video from 22-year-old director Karena Evans features cameos from 16 super famous women, including Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, and Misty Copeland.  SEE ALSO: Drake gives away almost a million dollars in the new 'God's Plan' music video Drake's there too, serving as filler between shots of Olivia Wilde writhing on a table and Tiffany Haddish smoking cigarettes. But forget Drake for a second: This video's all about the women.  Below, 15 moments we shrieked to high heaven while watching this music video for the first time.  1. Actress Olivia Wilde smashing dishes.  2. Ballerina Misty Copeland dancing to Drake in pointe shoes. 3. Star of HBO's <em>Insecure</em> Issa Rae leading the board meeting. 4. Actress Rashida Jones applying her lipstick in the backseat of a very fancy car. 5. Model Jourdan Dunn living that wealthy horse girl lifestyle. 6. Actress and <em>Blackish</em> star Tracee Ellis Ross at the sculpture garden, shimmering in a sequin jumpsuit. 7. Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish unwinding with a cigarette after all that who-bit-Beyoncé drama. 8. Actress, <em>Grown-ish</em> star, and future Harvard University undergrad Yara Shahidi studying hard.  (Crucial note: Michelle Obama wrote her recommendation letter!) 9. Actress Zoe Saldana hanging with her babies. 10. Model sisters Elizabeth and Victoria Lejonhjärta (and friends of Drake) sitting on their thrones. 11. Actress and <em>Black Panther</em> star Letita Wright dancing on a rooftop. 12. Actress and star of <em>The Florida Project</em> Bria Vinaite driving a go-cart. 13. Actress Emma Roberts at the pool. 14. Singer Syd having a leisurely takeout dinner. 15. Actress Michelle Rodriguez levitating. WATCH: This dancing robot really appreciates a good U2 cover

  • Issa Rae's halo of curls is absolutely astonishing — learn how to copy her look

    Thanks to Issa Rae and natural-hair guru Felicia Leatherwood, girls and women with kinky, curly, and wavy hair are exploring the limitless possibilities of rocking their textured tresses.

  • Issa Rae Wins Best Courtside Beauty at the NBA All-Star Game

    The "Insecure" star stepped out with an extreme thick braid.

  • 'Coming together to kill old Hollywood': Stars predict 'a sea of black' on Golden Globes red carpet

    "It's going to be a big funeral tomorrow..." Stars attending the BAFTA Tea Party ahead of the Golden Globes predict that the awards show will be visibly ushering in a new era in Hollywood.

  • We didn't know Justin Bieber needed a beauty makeover until we gave him one — and it's great

    Have you ever dreamed of the idea of Justin Bieber turning up his glow to rekindle Bieber fever? We have too.

  • 10 natural hairstyles that will make everyone stop and stare this holiday season

    During the holiday season, there are lots of parties, celebrations, and simply more than enough reasons to play up your natural hair.

  • Ayesha Curry just snagged a gig with a major beauty brand

    "I am so honored and thrilled to join the iconic women of the #COVERGIRL family and be a part of a brand that empowers women to embrace their originality."

  • Issa Rae just landed a major beauty gig

    Fans of the actress-comedian Issa Rae will be ecstatic to know that she is now one of the newest faces of a major beauty brand, CoverGirl.

  • The 2017 Black Girls Rock Red Carpet … Rocked

    Inimitable star Taraji P. Henson&nbsp;hosted this year’s Black Girls Rock awards show and celebration this weekend. Set to be broadcast on BET later in August, the event took place in Newark, New Jersey, this year. There was no shortage of fabulousness on the red carpet and positive celebration on stage.

  • 2017 BET Awards: Amazing Black Beauty Moments That Left Us Shook

    Award show red carpet arrivals can be hit or miss, but when they hit, they hit it out of the park. On Sunday, the 2017 BET Awards premiered to celebrate and honor contributions made through Black artists in music. While the show was a phenomenal mashup of beauty, style, and grace — the gray carpet was sprinkled with an array of stunning #Blackgirlmagic moments that literally left us shaking. They were just that darn good.

  • Issa Rae’s Blue Eye Shadow Moment Was Inspired by a Disco Icon

    Actress Issa Rae wore beautiful blue eye shadow that matched her equally stunning dress for the 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards.

  • 5 MTV Movie and TV Awards Moments That Made Me Even Prouder to Be Black

    Here are five moments from the MTV Movie and TV Awards that inspire me to be comfortable in my black skin and encouraged me to hold my head higher as I walked into the office.

  • The Drugstore Brand Behind Golden Globe Looks of Issa Rae, Maisie Williams, and Evan Rachel Wood

    For the 74th Golden Globes, the stars came to slay in the hair and makeup department. But while it’s true that most A-list celebs have glam squads armed with the most expensive cosmetics, lotions, and potions, that doesn’t mean those of us without that on-demand luxury can’t enjoy the same results.