Brand Poaching:​ Black Creatives and the Burden of Authenticity

Brand Poaching!  What it is and why it gets on my one last good nerve. Seriously though, it is often said that imitation is the highest form of flattery. That’s all well n’ good until someone totally rips your product or idea and fails to give you an ounce of credit. I have noticed this, particularly amongst black beauty brands and creatives. Here recently, Sephora, Moschino, and Beauty Guru Jeremey Scott collaborated to produce a line of cosmetic items that look eerily similar to “The Crayon Case” a brand owned…

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[PHOTOS] New #KurvieKrush Lingerie Sets

If you haven’t been around, Kurvie Krush is the newest plus size lingerie boutique that is giving us kurvie baes all of the attention we need. From two piece lace and even thong sets, the fashion line is really giving us a variety of styles to choose from. Available from 1x-4x, we’re all gon’ be looking sexy round this bih! Check out the pieces below: Kurvie Lavender This lil’ piece of fashion here makes me feel so damn sexy. Chile, when I tell you I instantly think of sultry, seduction,…

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[Sponsored Post] Four Reasons you Should Shop Kurvie Krush

Lingerie is one of those thangs that you may buy for your significant other. Lately, I have been enjoying it for myself. When it comes to healing and self love, you essentially put the energy you gave someone else back into yourself. Date night, anniversary, or just feeling a lil frisky, we tend to celebrate our significant others with a nice sexy sheer top, thongs, or simply nothing at all. While that’s cute, it’s time to celebrate your being and you can do so with Kurvie Krush. The lingerie line…

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Paperless Post: Never Forget Greeting Cards Again and Save the Enviornment​ in the Process

Paperless Post, never forget the greeting cards again and save the planet in the process. If you are like me, the person that purchases gifts, but forgets the cards, then you will love Paperless Post. The opportunity to try out the digital greeting card services platform came just at the right time. I had a few people that needed some words of encouragement and admonishment, so a card from Paperless Post was perfect.  I have used similar types of digital card services in the past with very little success.  However,…

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Black Women: The Backbone of Brands, Don’t Abandon Them In The Quest To Expand Your Products

Black women are the backbone of brands and are not to be abandoned in a companies quest to expand their brand. Over in the Twitter-verse opinions were plenty concerning a  make-up brand. The critique was that the make-up brand rarely partners with black make-up artists. What prompted the criticism was the appearance of a white prominent make-up artist appearing on the brand’s social media platform.  During the discussion, the about companies, particularly black-owned companies having a great number of followers and supporters, but abandon them in their quest to appeal…

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