The Zoe Report

7.13.2024

Khalea Underwood

Khalea Underwood is Beauty Editor of The Zoe Report. She writes, edits, reports, and conceptualizes features and photoshoots on all things hair, makeup, skincare, nails, and fragrance. You can catch her lurking backstage at New York Fashion Week, picking up tips from artists and assistants or cornering models about their favorite SPF moisturizers. A proud graduate of Howard University, Khalea's bylines have also appeared on Refinery29, Us Weekly, College Candy, MTV, and the New York Daily News. She earned a Webby Awards 2019 nomination for Best Use Of Photography for a Refinery29 feature on the beauty of natural hair. When she's not swatching products or tweaking her four-step skincare routine, she enjoys decorating her new apartment, reading, shopping, and spending time with her family. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @letsbeKHAlear.

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The $10 Drugstore Product That Hairstylist Guido Palau Swears By

His must-haves are genius.

By Khalea Underwood

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The Neutral Work Capsule Wardrobe I'm Investing In For 2021

By Khalea Underwood

(Living)

This Designer Outfit Is The Perfect Last-Minute Gift For The New Dog Owner In Your Life

By Khalea Underwood

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How CHANEL Makeup Artist Tasha Reiko Brown Does Holiday Beauty — EXCLUSIVE

By Khalea Underwood

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Why Alicia Keys Is Finally Choosing Self-Care: "I Didn't Value Myself Enough"

By Khalea Underwood

(Fashion)

The Game-Changing Plus-Size Bodysuit That I Can Dress Up Or Down

By Khalea Underwood

(Fashion)

I'm Vice President Kamala Harris' Sorority Sister. This Is Why Her Pearls Mean So Much To Me.

By Khalea Underwood

(Fashion)

10 Gold Jewelry Pieces I'm Investing In This Fall

By Khalea Underwood

(Beauty)

The Secret To Making Your Fake Freckles Last Underneath A Face Mask, C/O Jason Wu

By Khalea Underwood

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The $3.49 Hair Tool That Makes My Faux Locs Look So Realistic

By Khalea Underwood

(Beauty)

The $5 Secret Behind Madisin Rian’s Glowing Complexion

By Khalea Underwood

(Fashion)

7 Trendy Plus-Size Brands That I'm Shopping This Fall

By Khalea Underwood

(Beauty)

An Alicia Keys & e.l.f. Cosmetics Lifestyle Beauty Brand Is Coming Soon — Read More

By Blake Newby and Khalea Underwood

(Beauty)

The Real Reason Rihanna Launched Fenty Skin With Only 3 Products

By Khalea Underwood

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Your Favorite Too Faced Foundation Is Getting A Major Update Soon — EXCLUSIVE

By Khalea Underwood

(Beauty)

The Fall Lipstick Trend We’ll Definitely Be Trying, Thanks To Chanel Haute Couture

By Khalea Underwood

(Fashion)

The Only Plus-Size Leggings That Stay Up All Day

By Khalea Underwood

(Beauty)

The Top Drunk Elephant Products That Our Editors Swear By

By Khalea Underwood

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Kim Kardashian's New Fragrance Is "Exactly What Kris Jenner Smells Like" — EXCLUSIVE

By Khalea Underwood

(Beauty)

9 Floral Spring Perfumes That Our Editors Adore

By Khalea Underwood