NeNe Leakes poses for Hellobeautiful's January 2024 Web Magazine Issue - Your Winning Year

Nene Leakes

NeNe Leakes’ effect on pop culture lives luxuriously rent-free in your cranial condo. She has permeated our lexicon, group chats, and everyday vernacular through viral quotes like, “I said what I said” and “So nasty, so rude.” She is a permanent fixture in the popular GIF section with facial expressions that speak volumes. But there is so much more to Linnethia Monique Leakes than her hilariously sharp tongue that the world deserves to know.

Go behind the scenes of Tia Mowry’s June/July HelloBeautiful cover shoot at Topanga Acre Studios. in this exclusive clip.

For our ‘Truth’ issue, we spotlight Tia Mowry. The beloved actress, stylista, and 4U businesswoman – opens up about her five-year journey through grieving, healing, and rediscovery in our June/July ‘truth ’issue. 

Watch as Tia seamlessly transitions through looks with her signature effervescent smile. And keep scrolling for all the looks from her editorial spread.

NeNe Leakes poses for Hellobeautiful's January 2024 Web Magazine Issue - Your Winning Year

Welcome to 2024, the year of truth. With Pluto entering Aquarius, this year will bring many transformations, personal growth, and an awakening that will dismantle old institutions. It’s a time to embrace new things, apply everything you’ve learned, and thrive as your best self. And who better than NeNe “I said what I said” Leakes to usher us into the New Year. NeNe is our January cover star.

Cover Story: Danielle Young

Editorial Director of Style & Beauty: Shamika Sanders

VP of Content: Kirsten West Savali

SVP of Content: Allison McGevna

Digi Tech: David Morico

Photo Assistant: Elvis Piedra

Makeup Artist: La’Tara Deshazior 

Hair Stylist:  Terrence Davidson

Wardrobe Stylist:  Shaq Palmer

BTS Video: Khomari Flash & Clifford Johnson 

Creative Director: Jordan Benston

Production Company: The Oracle Media

Production Team: Maisha Peace, Brooke Langley, Kyree West, Jasmine Hardy, Tyanna Seton 

Location: Studio Space Atlanta 

The grand return of the Melanin Awards amplifies and honors the finest Black-owned beauty brands with honest reviews, and discusses the evolution of beauty in Hip-Hop culture.