Weaves, extensions, lacefronts, are such a big part in the beauty world. There's the good, the bad, and the ugly. And we're just trying to give all the weave-wearers a good rep. Not everyone who wears extensions are bald, and not all the so-called 'natural' folks are natural. (You would be surprised) Besides, people of all races, our favorite celebrities, and fashion icons always add extra pieces! So why can't we?! Here are some ways on how weave changes things... Take a peek:
Angela and Vanessa were spotted in West Hollywood whipping up something sweet, and this time it’s not Pastry’s! They stopped by Millions of Milkshakes to create their custom “A La Pastry” shake which was chosen by a Twitter follower! Yum! Click to see the tasty ingredients and fun pics from the shake-making event!
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama handed out treats this past snowy Saturday to the kids of a local elementary school. The sweets included signature boxes of White House M&Ms, dried fruits and White House baked cookies. President Obama joked with Jay Leno last week that he told the wife if she wanted to avoid “Halloween mischief” then she may want to give out something more than just fruit and raisins! He told her to maybe add “a couple of Reese’s Pieces or something.” I’m sure going trick or treating at the president’s house is a treat in itself! Check out the event here!
In case some of you were under a rock today, it's official that Kim Kardashian is ending her marriage... Oh so you thought it was going to last forever, right? Forever really meant 72 days... WOW! It's been confirmed with an official statement from Kimmy Cakes herself, that she is ending her happily ever after. Not much of a surprise, since there were rumors circling the internet about Kim and Kris' arranged marriage. Hmm interesting. Check it below:
T-Pain collabed with Dawn Richard to create an ultimate song of seduction. In the video, we only see the silhouettes of the two artists which create an appeal that fits the enticing lyrics of the song perfectly. The video also sends a reminder to the lovers that you don't always have to be overly extravagant in order to seduce. Simplistic beauty and mystery goes a very long way. See for yourself here!
P.Diddy has recruited new members to join the Ciroc movement for his visual ad campaign recently shot in Las Vegas! Check out behind the scenes photos of the fresh crew here.
Is he taking a cue from Rihanna? Not a bad idea.. Breezy announced his fifth album title 'Fortune' while he is still promoting his album 'F.A.M.E'. His new singles 'Strip' and 'Biggest Fan' are off of his Boys In Detention mixtape, but will be the leading songs off of his new album. They are still being worked on and mixed, but should be here sometime in 2012. Well, it looks like Chris won't be taking a break anytime soon. Hey, I'm not mad. Take a listen to 'Strip' below:
You would be surprised with how many of people will share every thing down to the toothbrush with their bestie. Uhh, that used to be cute.. in kindergarten. Nowadays, friendships are ending left and right, so it's important not to have every detail intertwined in your best friend's life. If you want to keep it blossoming, here are 4 Things You Should Not Share With Your BFF. These should be common sense, but one may surprise you. Do you guys do this already and how has it affected your friendships?
Ne-Yo hits Diamonds strip club with homies Trey Songz and T-Pain to shoot new video "The Way You Move" from DJ Boy Wonda's upcoming mixtape Tough Love. The video entails a typical night out with the boys at one of the hottest strip clubs in Atlanta. And if you're not quite sure what THAT would entail, then find out here!
The young woman arrested a few months back for fighting off Repo men, better known as Khia, is making herself relevant once again. This time she is taking shots at Beyonce. The self-proclaimed “Queen of the South” says that Queen Bey stole the concept of her 2002 video “My Neck, My Back” and used it for the hit video "Party" ft. J. Cole. Seriously? Get the deets!
Thursday Talk Part II: This came just in time. Recently on Twitter, there has been a little explosion of the 'black men with white women' ordeal. They refuse to date inside their race because of how black women 'act'. To each is own, but are some people taking it too far? Do you have strong thoughts against interracial couples or the black-white controversy? Friday's episode on Dr. Drew, will be about interracial dating, black men and their opinions of black women, and vice versa. Check your local listings to catch this heated discussion. Here's a sneak peek!
Thursday Talk Part 1: For our überchic ladies.. Have you ever asked yourself if you really are dating a man just because your guy has the actions of a boy? Well, Essence brought up some good questions that we can ask ourselves before we make that decision. Does your boo still need to grow up into a man? If you need help, here's "How To Tell If You're Dating A Boy or a Man"... Time to step it up, fellas. Check it out:
October's own, Drizzy Drake talks about his childhood inspirations, music, and staying on top in The Source magazine that hits newsstands on November 15.
Men--oh, do we love them (most of the time). Has there ever been that perfect guy that has everything going for him EXCEPT his wardrobe? Yeah, we've all been there. We've all had the thought run through our mind to give a very thorough makeover to our guys' closet. With winter coming in with force, it's time for the men to pull out the outerwear and for us ladies to help them out! Überchic and Global Grind gives you a few ideas of some of the hottest men's looks for the winter! Take a peek.
The world has been anticipating this video since it was shot this past August! If you didn't see the behind the scenes photo's of the shoot click here! The video is very fun and energetic, just like the song! Unlike the original song the video features the remix which has J. Cole on the track! The video makes a trailer park look like the place to party!! Tell us what you think of the video!
Last night in New York at his last show for his tour Cole World, J. Cole premiered his heartfelt video made in 2008 for all of his fans to see. "Lost Ones" has been rated one of his top songs by both fans and critics! The song touches on bringing a child into this world when you know you can't provide for them. However, on the other side the mother wants to bring them into this world, as a child is a blessing. This scenario is very real and an ever increasing dilemma among many young adults! In the beginning of the video he states a personal quote:
"With just a Dollar and a Dream, this video was shot in 2008 before I even had a record deal. 3 years later, watching it still gives me the same emotions. This is dedicated to the Lost Ones." - Jermaine ColeCheck out the touching video below!
This Wednesday we're going to make throwback Wednesday's "A Good Day"! When you think of the '90s and California one of the first west coast songs you might think of is "It Was A Good Day"! Now in 2011 this new generation may not realize Ice Cube started off as a rapper and not an actor. However, equally just as great he made a huge impact within the rap industry as an original member of N.W.A. Check out this groundbreaking throwback video below!
Let's see what type of results Big Sean and Wale will get with their new music 'Slight Work'. Two of hip-hop's biggest name have come together for the Maybach Music rapper's album, Ambition, coming out November 1st. Hot! What do you think of the song? Take a listen:
Wale - "Slight Work" feat. Big Sean (Prod. by Diplo) by RalphFolarin
It seriously is going to be a June Ambrose takeover. We don't mind! Earlier, we gave you guys a little peek of what is to come with her future VH1 'The June Ambrose Project'. Now here is an extra clip of an interview when CherryOnTop caught up with her while she dressed Jaleel White! (As in thee Steve Urkel) And... In case you missed our very own ÜberChic ladies at this same event, check it out here! Watch the video:
'Cause we like to partayy, ayy!... It's official y'all. JCole will be replacing Andre 3000 on the 'Party' Remix. 106 & Park gave a VIPeek of the video and you see a glimpse of Mr. Nice Watch right before it cuts off. With a retro, bright-colored backyard bash, it looks like it's going to be another masterpiece from the Queen! We're excited to see. Which version do you like better? Andre 3000 or JCole. Take a look:
Stay looking your hottest for the fall with these 15 beauty tips from Essence! Expert, Tia Danzler, will help us get our faces and skin looking flawless for the upcoming season. With upcoming parties, events, and holidays, we need to stay on point. It's important to take care of your body so you can always look your best even if you don't try! Check it out:
Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson stopped by the Today Show to give viewers and hopeful readers a little insight about his first young adult novel Playground, which has a focus on bullying. Being that bullying is such a serious issue in society, 50 felt compelled to reach newer audiences by giving his testimony of being a former bully and drug dealer and how his 15-year old son helped change it all.
The sexy fashionista Ciara is celebrating her 26th birthday today! Help celebrate CiCi's big day by checking out some of our favorite videos of the Princess of "Crunk&B" that showcases what she is known for best--Dancing!
Any fashionista can gain something from June Ambrose! The fashion stylist to the stars continues to grace the fashion world with her knowledge and wisdom. Styling big celebrities like Jay-Z to Diddy, she has gained an enormous amount of credibility over the years. We can all learn something from June to step our own fashion game up several notches! VIBE Vixen spills on "5 Things June Ambrose Has Taught Us About Style". Take a peek:
The skeletons have finally come out of the closet for Gloria Govan of Basketball Wives LA. After all the on-and-off again nonsense that has been surrounding her relationship with LA Laker, Matt Barnes, he officially released a statement about their split. In a recent episode of BBW LA, Matt was confessing his love for Gloria to Jackie and Doug Christie, but there was a weird vibe to Gloria's response... Were they on thin ice then? Check it out:
Former model and current business savvy Kimora Lee Simmons is taking her passion to another level. She has been named the president and creative director of JustFab, an online “style of the month” club. With affordable and exclusive shoes, handbags and accessories offered by the website (for only $39.95 and under), all items are selected specially for each club member upon registration through taking a personality test! Learn more!
Kim has had her fair share of reality rollercoasters and buckling up for a new adventure in an unconventional film by Tyler Perry. Perry’s next film The Marriage Counselor, based off of his stage play, will costar Kim Kardashian. This will be Kim’s first substantial acting role and she hopes to make it huge!
Yes you heard it right! Mariah and Nick finally revealed their 6 month old twins, Moroccan and Monroe! Like everything Mariah made sure to make the debut special! The couple debuted the twins last night on ABC 20/20 with Barbara Walters! Prior to this interview no direct visual of the twins were made public. Well we have the details and pictures of the babies for you to see below! The twins are absolutely gorgeous to say the least!!!
Okay, Halloween is a little over a week away and you're looking for that perfect costume to wear to that huge party next weekend. Nothing too skanky, but not too immature either. The best bet to having the most tasteful yet sexy costume is to take a few lessons from those who've done it best! And Mrs. Kim K definitely knows a thing or two about exuding sexiness. Überberchic and US Weekly gives you a look at Kim's sexiest past Halloween costumes to help create inspiration to finding your perfect costume!
Calling all Barbs from around the world! Now, you too can chunk the dueces up with popping nail colors just like the Harajuku Barbie herself. Nicki has teamed up with OPI Nail Lacquer to launch her exclusive line of nail polishes reflecting a few of her songs off the Pink Friday album. Set to debut in 2012, the collection will include 6 polishes: “Metal 4 Life,” “Fly,” “Save Me,” “Did It On’em,” “Super Bass Shatter,” and “Pink Friday.” Get a glimpse of the new shades here!
Jhené just released her official video to one of her favorite tracks on Sailing Soul(s), "My Mine"! She is an amazing artist/songwriter and definitely one to keep an eye out for! If you haven't checked out our exclusive interview with her check it out here! Her video is nothing short of extraordinary and it definitely compliments her musical style! Check out her new video below!!
The second season of 'Love & Hip Hop' is underway. Looking like a clone of 'Basketball Wives', buckle up for the drink throwing, hair pulling, man stealing, and more. The ladies of the cast include: Chrissy, Emily, Kimbella (new girl), Yandy Smith (new girl and Jim Jones' manager), Olivia, and Somaya. What do you think about the upcoming season? Too much drama or just right? Take a look at the supertrailer:
To all the fashionistas, get your über fab weekend started off on the right foot. Whether you're out on the town, shopping, or going to a lunch date, keep these 25 Fashion Quotes in the back of your head for some motivation to look your best. Here goes:
According to Nicki Minaj, the track "You The Boss" was originally set to be recorded with Lil Wayne. Apparently, the song was floating around for a couple of years until Nicki finally decided to hand over the hit to the Big Boss himself.
We have all been in that situation or known someone who has had the opportunity to go through their man's things. How did that work out? Probably not how you wanted it to, right? There's always that 50/50 chance that you will find something you didn't want to know, whether you trust your man or not. Nothing good ever comes out of it because after the deed is done, the question is... Now what? O.o -- Save yourself the trouble, here's 3 Reasons Why You Should Never Snoop Through His Things:
If you didn't know before, Drizzy makes it clear to just why he's 'overdosed on confidence' in his trailer for upcoming album Take Care due for release November 15th. The trailer collabs music and video snippets along with Drake's lengthy list of accomplishments and praise. Get excited!
Can we get a drumroll please?... It's almost here, ladies and gents! The long-awaited Versace x H&M collaboration will be available in stores on November 17th. Just in time for holiday shopping, this überchic collection could possibly be the craze of the season. The collection caters to women and men, from accessories to high-fashion dresses. The prices are very reasonable for any Versace piece, ranging from $17.95 to $249.00! Hmm, will you be adding these items to your wish list?
Thandie Newton looks absolutely stunning in Louis Vuiton's latest campaign! The extremely vintage theme gives a real classic look to the classic designer label! What I love most about the campaign at first glance I really thought this photograph was taken in the 1920's! The campaign's vintage look is truely authentic and is actually a brilliant theme for a campaign!
We chose a Rihanna video for Throwback Wednesday's because she premeired her "We Found Love" video today. This is my FAVORITE Rihanna song and video! This is definitely a Rihanna classic!! However, "We Found Love" has alot of potential of being one of Rihanna's MANY best hits!
Looking for a gloss to keep vibrant, flirty and chic puckers that will also be perfect for locking in the moisture during the winter months? Überchic along with Vibe Vixen presents the “fabulous yet functional” Bossy Collection by Heidi D. Cosmetics line. The lip gloss is a mixture of lipstick and lip gloss enriched with Vitamin D to prevent stickiness and dry lips!
Rihanna is high off of love and it does not go unnoticed in her video “We Found Love.” She explains the depths of the emotional struggles of romance that surfaced in the video.
It's the kaaaang, patna!... Since his jail time, T.I. has been a very busy man. He made his appearance on "The View" in a cardigan and 'Clark Kent' glasses, to chat it up with the ladies from being sober, his kids and family, and career. He also played some hoops and kills any rumors that he will dethrone himself as 'king' in the rap game. Oh, and ladies he's coming out with a novel 'Power & Beauty'. Watch it!
Friday, are you here yet?... It's the middle of the week and I'm sure most of us need a pick-me-up with our hectic schedules. When you want to catch your breath, just go to one of these 50 ways to handle your stress. The smallest things can be a big difference. Try it! What are some of your stress relievers?
Tyler, the Creator recently met Lil Wayne at ShopFlight, a sneaker club in Los Angeles where Tyler introduced a few new skateboarding tricks to the eager Weezy. I’m not sure if Tyler’s love for Weezy and Weezy’s love for skateboarding just meshed into bromance perfection, but apparently it was love at first sight—or skate! See what Wayne had to say about the young, controversial newcomer.
From West Philadelphia born and raised.. Will has decided to return to make some major moves in his hometown. Will Smith, along with wife Jada, has become the fourth major recording artist to own a professional sports team along with others such as Jay-Z, Nelly and Usher. Will and investment partner Joshua Harris have been approved by the NBA Board of Governors to own a percentage of the Philadephia 76ers.
This is a very interesting and deep top in the GQ magazine Rock Issue as they explore the drug pasts and the new life without drugs with some of the greatest music artists. Lil Wayne, Eminem, and Keith Richards cover the front of the issue together. See what Eminem has to say about his pill addiction and more. It really is crazy how they survived some of these stuff! Check it out:
There's a lot of controversy with what people should and should not put on the Internet. With social networks like Facebook and Twitter, you never know who is scoping out your profile. You may be familiar with most of the people on one of these platforms, but businesses, potential employers, or even your future boo, are also trying to see who you are as well. It's really important to leave a good impression, so that's why InStyle gives us 8 ways that we can look our best online. Does your Facebook or Twitter need a makeover? Take a look.
25 year-old pop and R&B signee from RocNation Bridget Kelly has released her new song “Seek & Destroy.” The song,in a very blunt manner, expresses the thoughts of a woman warning a man to not mess up a good thing! I think we can all relate to that particular situation! Apart from being soulfully honest, the tune is quite catchy as well. Listen for yourself.
Nicki Minaj traded places temporarily for Young Money's latest video 'Y U Mad". She was dreaded up as a "female Weezy", as she replayed his mannerisms and looks. Birdman and the real Lil Wayne explain how the song came about while Nicki stood silently with a thugged out look. Peep the video from MTV News:
Looks like the blonde beauty is letting down her hair for a big celebration..sorta. Usually seen with an almost-there blonde fade, Amber Rose was seen rocking a mini Mohawk. Wonder if it has anything to do with her big day?! This weekend, Amber got a head start on her 29th birthday, which actually isn’t until October 21, after boyfriend Wiz Khalifa threw her a mega bash in Los Angeles. The two met up with her family to have a quiet meal at an L.A. restaurant before turning up the hype later that evening at Eden nightclub. Check out the pics.