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February 2019 cover-home

Celebrating Black Beauty!

SBH Cover MICHELLE OBAMA cover-gabrielle

Exclusive Interview With The Former First Lady

Weave Couture weave-home

Bold & Bangin’

Hair Color Now color-home

Vivid Coif Color

Natural Hair braids-home

The Naturalista Handbook

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The Makeup Show: Chicago

AIt’s a tradeshow that celebrates the art of makeup—The Makeup Show: Chicago! Over 75 beauty brands (including NARS, Stila, MAC and more), keynote speakers, seminars and hands-on workshops bring together the city’s beauty professionals for two days (June 9-10) of trend watching and beauty buying at Chicago’s Bridgeport Art Center. The next stop for The Makeup Show: Orlando, Sept. 28-29. Sophisticate’s Black Hair spent a Sunday afternoon scoping this beauty scene to bring you these fave photos and makeup trends from the Windy City…


Celebrity makeup artist A.J. Crimson demos his new crème foundation formula on a show attendee. Gorgeous color match & silky consistency…What more could you ask from a foundation?



We spotted these two very stylish makeup pros at celebrity makeup artist Danessa Myrick’s booth. (We adore her bold lip color!)



Beauty author/speaker Crystal Wright (second from left) poses with her crew!



Classic red lips and “winged” eye liner looks so on-trend!



Emerald eyeshadow gives her makeup look a great “pop” of color!



Double the chic factor! Two ways to approach makeup this season: polished and pretty.


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