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Gabi Thorne

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About Me: A twentysomething-year-old trying to blend away my problems away one eye shadow at a time. Anime dweeb. Avid shopper. Lover of bright eyeshadows and matte liquid lipstick.
Hair Texture: Curly 3C with 4A parts
Hair Color: Natural dark brown hair
Biggest Hair Concern: Dryness (low porosity hair sucks :/)
Skin Tone: Medium-dark with neutral/golden undertones 
Skin Type: dry/normal 
Greatest Skin Concern: Acne scars :/ 
The Product I Always Run Out Of: Serums 
Biggest Beauty Regret: Cutting off my purple hair
Beauty Product You Can’t Live Without: Bright eyeshadow/eyeliner
Beauty Product You’ll Never Use: Lip plumper
Biggest Beauty Indulgence: Acrylic full set 
If I Could Trade Makeup Bags With Anyone It Would Be: Rico Nasty
Fragrance I’m Currently Wearing: Searching for the perfect one

TOO CUTE

Every Single Product in the Bambi x Colourpop Collection

The brand isn’t done with its Disney collections, and the latest one takes inspiration from the cutest anthropomorphic animals in The Forest. 

I KNOW THAT'S RIGHT

Saweetie Is Curating a SinfulColors Nail Polish Collection

We got a chance to chat with the star about her new partnership with SinfulColors, her love for dramatically long nails, and the funny way she discovered gel nail polish exists.

BACK TO BLACK

Katy Perry Is Brunette Again, and Her Hair Is Longer Than Ever 

The star brought back a signature look from her earlier days for a Jimmy Kimmel appearance. 

YOU BETTER WERK GIRL

Drag Queen Symone Stunts in a Little Black Dress Made From Senegalese Twists

The season 13 contestant also recreated one of RuPaul’s gorgeous hair looks from the “Back to My Roots”music video, then took the whole ensemble out shopping.

WHEN DOES MEG FAIL?

Megan Thee Stallion Has Us Convinced to Try Lavender Hair Next 

The Hot Girl shared a purple, bob-length wig that didn’t make the cut for her “Cry Baby” music video. 

JUST DO IT YOURSELF

Cardi B Shared a New Homemade Hair Mask That Gives Her Daughter Gorgeous Curls

She made a few modifications to the original recipe she’s used on Kulture in the past. 

PUT IN THE PAPERWORK

Hailey Bieber Files Trademark For Beauty Brand Named Rhode 

After Bieber Beauty was rejected, the model quickly found a new name for her hypothetical line of products. Here’s what the collection might include. 

YOU'RE MAKING ME BLUSH

I’m Obsessed With the Beauty Corp’s Blush Duo in Mauve-ulous on My Brown Skin 

I love that I get two blush formulas for the price of one with The Beauty Corp’s Blush Duos. 

BEAT THAT FACE HUNNY

Blue Ivy Did Her Grandma Tina Knowles Makeup Perfectly Again 

At nine years old, she’s already figured out how to get a super crisp cat eye. 

JUST PAT IT IN

Mele Is the Newest Brand on the Block Made for Melanin-Rich Skin 

I got my hands on five of the products in the under $30 skin-care line.

IT'S THE SKIN FOR ME

Megan Thee Stallion Teased New Music With a Makeup-Free Selfie

The Houston rapper appears to be sticking to her no-foundation beauty routine. 

LAW & LIPSTICKS

SheSpoke Launches Limited-Edition "I'm Speaking" Lipstick Collection

Beauty brand SheSpoke's new collection features four lip products inspired by Vice President Kamala Harris.

JUST TRY IT ON

Pinterest Adds Eye Shadows to Its Virtual Try On Feature, and We Tried It 

The company launched its Try On function early last year for lips, and now you can test hundreds of eye shadows using the feature. 

THE GLOW IS REAL

Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman Dazzled America With Powerful Words & Perfect Highlighter

The 22-year-old’s words and makeup lit up social media on Wednesday.

JUST A LITTLE MORE VOLUME

Why '70s Hair Tutorials Are Suddenly Going Viral

Black Twitter has some ideas for how white people could stop culturally appropriating. 

CURLS POPPING

Michelle Obama Showed Off Her Natural Curls for Her Birthday

Leave it to the former First Lady to give us a gift on her special day.

BABY IM BACK

My Toenails Are Eternally Grateful for ManiMe’s Gel Nail Stickers

These stickers are my new favorite way to keep my toes painted.

TIME TO GEEK OUT

The Colourpop x Animal Crossing Collection Is Finally Here

And we got a look at every single Tom Nook-approved eye shadow, lip crayon, and blush in the line. 

TATTED UP

Chrissy Teigen New Spine Tattoo Is Dedicated to John Legend

The design features lyrics from one of her husband’s latest hits.