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The 6 Part Guide to Clear Skin in 2018!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

By Aisha Powell   Part 1: Cleanser In 2018 we are saying goodbye to acne, fading hyper-pigmentation and renewing skin cells while at the same time saying hello to supporting more black businesses. This is a guide for everyone who made clear skin a goal for 2018. To start off, let’s talk cleansers, the very first step in ...

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Editor’s Pick: Vaseline® Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant Smoothing Body Butter

Friday, January 5, 2018

By Shawn Stuldivant, Editorial Director Happy New Year Bronze Beauties! With winter now in full force, it's time to enhance your skincare routine with products that will prevent dry and chapped skin. As women of color, we also face another enemy brought on by particularly cold and dry weather: ashiness. Yes I went there! Ashy skin ...

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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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