The ladies of the Real capture the essence of the holidays and celebrate life, love, friendship, and success in their first ever joint magazine cover

SHEEN Magazine, The Ultimate Beauty Guide, relishes in the exuberance of Winter, and the holiday spirit by paying homage to the bond and preservation of the black family, the perseverance of friendship, career and family. Join us as we seize this moment with loved ones and spread holiday cheer with the cast of The Real.

These four strong and profound women, live their lives out loud for the entire world to see, and give us an exciting glimpse into their lives both on and off set. In the glossy issue, the captivatingly beautiful co-hosts– Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, and Tamera Mowry-Housley dish on their favorite holiday traditions, love, and discuss unity in friendship.

“There’s nothing better than going to work with people you genuinely like.” –Adrienne Houghton

“Life is too short to be without good friends and some good loving. So make sure to get both.”–Loni Love

“… A sense of humor is everything, and it’s more of what we need today too.” –Jeannie Mai

Our featured double-cover star, actor and entrepreneur, Hill Harper, talks about his service to the community, healthy skin alternatives offered through his skincare line, Architect & Co., and how fatherhood has changed his life for the better.

““I looked in the mirror and asked myself, “‘what can I do to help with the resources that I have been fortunate to receive?’” –Hill Harper

Girls Trips starlet, Deborah Ayorinde discusses her antagonist role, beauty essentials, and how makeup isn’t one size fits all in an exclusive Beauty Spotlight. Rising YouTube Beauty guru, Ellarie, fills us in on how to achieve the perfect brow and holiday shimmer.

Internationally recognized hairstylist, Sedric Lanard, reveals his coveted hair techniques, and addresses the importance of protective styles and catering to his clientele. Beauty Mogul and Mielle Organics Founder, Monique Rodriquez, shares her entrepreneurial journey, and how to discover the beauty in your own hair journey.

Braxton Family Values’ Trina Braxton, slays effortlessly in an exclusive SHEEN Beauty Editorial and shares her experience as an entrepreneur, spending the holidays with her family, and reveals her very uncommon hobby.

Celebrated stylist to the stars, J. Bolin, talks about how his wife inspired him to become a stylist, and how he helps his client’s revive their image, while established fashion designer, Ade Samuel, talks going from an intern, to stylist, and full fledged designer.

Liana Naima gives spiritual guidance and the proper steps to self care, while blogger, Avielle Armor gives holiday beauty favorites for the perfect beat. Power couple, John and Tennille Chaffin describe their definition of black love.

From our lux gift guide sure to satisfy the most impeccable taste, to remixing your holiday with a Caribbean taste, we’ve got you covered. The SHEEN team provides holiday drinks that will be sure to warm up those chilly nights, as we recap some of the riveting moments from 2017 such as Former POTUS and FLOTUS enjoying life after the oval office, down to Solange’s first Grammy Award, and more.


SHEEN MAGAZINE’s November/December exclusive 2017 Holiday Love Issue hits stands on October 31, 2017.


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