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Starting and Maintaining a Business: An Interview with KinkyCurlyYaki Founder Vivian Kaye


Monday, December 18, 2017

Interview and Story By Whitney Sylvain From my interview with Vivian Kaye, the founder and CEO of KinkyCurlyYaki (KCY), a Toronto based successful natural hair extension brand, it was apparent that back in 2010 she was a business woman who was determined to deliver what many black women with natural hair wanted- natural hair extensions. When ...

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Ashy Lips Aren’t Cute: How to Make Sure Your Lips Remain Hydrated This Winter


Monday, December 4, 2017

BY Aaliyah Ransome Photo Credit: The Dave Chappelle Show Ashy Lips. Many of us suffer from it, especially during the winter. It can be frustrating, painful, and even embarrassing. However, there are several steps we can take to keep our lips looking hydrated and luscious. Use a sugar scrub. Just like any other part of your body, ...

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Don’t Let Your Mind Bully Your Body


Monday, November 20, 2017

By Aaliyah Ransome Are you comfortable with your body? Or do you find yourself giving into the critiques of social media? Body positivity is key to a happy and healthy life. Trying to fit into “societal norms” may not be what’s normal and healthy for you. It’s only natural to find yourself feeling pressured by social media ...

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Beauty Alert: Caring for Acrylic Nails


Friday, November 10, 2017

By Kadisha Kentish The thing about acrylics is that people think that just because they are fake you don’t have to care for them. But just because they didn’t grow from your nail bed doesn’t mean you can forget about them. Okay, I don’t mean that you have to focus on the acrylic but you have ...

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Winter is Here: Black-owned Skincare Brands


Friday, November 10, 2017

By Cenithia Bilal Cold weather is not your friend. Even though it means sweaters and hot chocolate and cuddling, icy winds and freezing temperatures are the enemy. It’s extremely important to take care of your skin during these miserable times, and that means breaking out the butters, oils and balms. If your stock is low or ...

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Protective Hairstyles to Try This Winter


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

By Taylor Johnson As winter and colder weather approaches, now is the time to protect your natural hair. Cold temperatures can damage and have negative affects on your hair. It is more likely for your hair to dry up and shrink from the lack of moisture in the air. Protective styles are stylish, fun, and require little ...

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