Sophisticate's Black Hair Styles and Care Guide Sophisticate's Black Hair Styles and Care Guide, published by Associated Publications, Inc.,  is the ABC-audited, #1 Best Selling Black Hair Magazine in the world.
Subscribe Now! Where to find our magazine

What's Inside

Oct./Nov. 2018 cover-home

Fall Into A New ‘Do!


SBH Cover TIFFANY HADDISH cover-gabrielle

The Night School Actress Is Ready To Slay!


Weave Couture weave-home

Ebony Beauty


Hair Color Now color-home

Playing The Blues


Natural Hair braids-home

Your Natural Hair Oasis


Talk To Us! talk-home

Speak out! Tell us what’s on your mind via SBH’s online beauty network.


   

KISS OF COLOR

kiss of color

We’re pretty much obsessed with the gorgeous scarlet lip look singer Janelle Monae rocked on the red carpet at the recent 2015 Met Gala. So we did a little digging and got the details from the makeup pro who crafted Janelle’s lush lipstick look—celebrity makeup artist Jessica Smalls (that’s her shown here with the star behind the scenes). “I exfoliated her lips and applied a lip balm,” details Smalls about her technique. “Then I lined the lips and slightly filled them in (to give them definition) and accentuated her cupid’s bow.” Next Smalls applied CoverGirl Colorlicious Lipstick in the shade Hot 305. “The emollients in the formula keep her lips gorgeous and smooth and the color… Perfect way to stop the show,” notes the makeup pro. We couldn’t agree more!

Hair: Caprice Green; Makeup: Jessica Smalls. Photo courtesy Epiphany Artist Group.

SBH Blog

Bronner 2016 Bug

Follow on Instagram

Don't miss out!
JOIN OUR INSTAGRAM HAIR AND BEAUTY GROUP

Follow Us on Twitter

Arrived! New #hairstyle #inspo Oct/Nov issue of SBH on sale now. Check it out. https://t.co/pdayjWkgWo
@SBHMagazine

New post on #SBH: SBH Hair Tip Of The Day – September 25 https://t.co/Hczl7kUbND
@SBHMagazine

New post on #SBH: SBH Hair Tip Of The Day – September 24 https://t.co/Hczl7kUbND
@SBHMagazine

Sign Me Up!

Beauty Changes Lives

Black Hair Tip of the Day

Open For Business

Survey

Contests

Hair Shows 2015

Desktop Goodies!