About Shamika Sanders

Shamika Sanders is the managing editor for HelloBeautiful where she carries out a vision to uplift Black women by telling their unique stories. She began working at iOneDigital in 2011 and has penned articles for iOneDigital, Essence, Billboard, and has interviewed celebrities like Oprah, Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, and Regina King. Shamika is a seasoned reporter with over 10 years of experience in digital media. She is the mother of an adorable two-year-old, enjoys spending time with her friends and family, enjoys good music, and good eats. Keep up with her on social media.

You’ve made your list and checked it twice. A mini tote bag for mom (because you’re tired of her carrying her life in her pocketbook). An Apple Air Tag for dad (because he always loses his wallet). And, a blank spot next to so and so. What to get? The holidays are stressful enough without […]

Fantasia Barrino Taylor, Taraji P. Henson and Danielle Brooks have more in common than just starring in the upcoming remake of the beloved classic The Color Purple. They all have compelling success stories rooted in the Hollywood dream and the strife they’ve overcome to achieve it. And better yet, maintain it. Fantasia, Taraji and Danielle cover […]

The editors and writers at HelloBeautiful wish readers a Happy Thanksgiving while reflecting on what we're thankful for.

With veganism so popular, it's safe to assume a vegan friend or family member will be at Thanksgiving dinner this year and we've got the tips for you to be the hostess with the mostess.

These viral Thanksgiving recipes 2023, from your favorite food influencer or celeb turned chef, will leave your guests praising your cooking skills.

Iconic makeup brand Fashion Fair rebranded, and reformulated its products to fill a void in the beauty space for Black consumers.

These stunning Black Makeup artists keep Danessa Myricks Beauty products in their kits.

Presenting this year's Melanin Beauty Awards 2023 on HelloBeautiful.com in collaboration with MadameNoire.

HelloBeautiful x MadameNoire present the Melanin Beauty Awards, which aims to spotlight and celebrate Black-owned brands and products.

Cardi B and Patti LaBelle spice up the holidays with a delicious new pairing, Whipshots and Patti pie!

Nicki Minaj stuns on the cover of Vogue Magazine's December issue and gets vulnerable about prior addiction to Percocet, motherhood and her marriage to Kenneth Petty.

Angela Simmons didn’t just attend the launch party for Lori Harvey’s sultry PLT “Partywear” collection, she sold the hell out of a standout piece from the line. Angela sauntered through the pink event in the Black Sheer Contrast Lace Cut Out Detail Maxi Dress showing off the results of her recently announced lifestyle change. She […]