Fenty, Beauty, Rihanna Beauty 

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty: A Perfect Example of Being Serious About Diversity in the Beauty Industry

Photo: Pop Sugar Rihanna darn near crashed the internet with the release of her new beauty line, Fenty Beauty. The optics are glamorous and dare I not say flawless. Five star reviews on the Fenty Beauty Facebook page are pouring  in by the boat load. Rihanna, while known for  her talent in the music industry is as equally an astute business woman. From her collaboration with Puma which spawned a ton of copy cats to her now her kick butt beauty line, Rihanna is defiantly serious about her coins. The…

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Refreshen, Natural, Skin, Body, Care Beauty 

Natural Skin Care Industry: Black Women Are Indeed a Force

According to Grandview Research, the global organic personal care market size was estimated at USD 10.16 billion in 2015; rising consumer awareness regarding personal health safety is expected to support the market growth over the forecast period. Black women are lining up to be front and center in the growing organic personal care market.  Please allow me to introduce to you, Donna L. Pregent,  owner of Donna Lisa’s Beauty Facial Creams LLC, founded in 2005. JM: Tell me about your business: DLP: Refreshen microdermabrasion creams was created out of chronic…

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maxi, dress, black, woman, fashion Beauty 

Maxi Dresses: Undergarments and Accessories to Pull of A Smooth Look

Maxi dresses will forever be in style.  They make for the perfect warm weather outfit. They don’t  require a lot of maintenance and depending on your height only require a simple hymn. To be sure you look dam good in your maxi dress, you want to add a few things to your snatched beauty bag. Some women like to go all natural aka no undergarments and some want to minimize the jiggle. So, whatever your choice is, I’m going to share with you some items that can help you pull…

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Natural, Hair, Issa, Ray, Black, Girls, Rock Beauty 

Natural Hair Style Inspiration: Issa Rae

A high bun is  like my go to style  when wearing my natural hair. For the most part, my hair routine includes, gel,  one bundle of Marley hair, and about 5 bobby pins.   I add the Marley hair for fullness. When I feel like being a little extra, I will throw on a 4a half wig. When the budget is right, I might go all out and get a sew-in. In my search for new ways to style my natural mane, I found Issa Rae. She is the creator of…

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Ashy, Skin, Care, Acne, Black, Women Beauty 

Black Don’t Crack, But It Does Get Ashy! What’s Your Skin Care Regimen?

If you are black, surely you are familiar with the phrase “black don’t crack.” While black people tend to age gracefully, dry skin or “ash” as we call it does not discriminate. Black Don’t Crack, But It Does Get Ashy! What’s Your Skin Care Regimen? I did not develop a skin care regiment until reaching my late twenties.    Unless you consider soap, water and cocoa butter as a anti skin cracking regiment. Of course, the older I became, my interest in taking better care of  my skin grew. I did…

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Skin Care, Winter, Fall, Beauty 

5 Ways To Maintain Soft Skin During Colder Months

1. INVEST IN SOME GOOD BUTTERS Coca Butter Cocoa Butter is rich in Vitamin E, antioxidants, and Oleic Acids, which mean that is great for soothing rough skin, but no so great for someone that has issues with acne. Kokum Butter Kokum Butter is non greasy and absorbs easily into the skin. “It’s produced from the fruit of the kokum tree that grows in the central east region of India. From the kernels of the fruit, the butter is extracted and processed”. It is great as protection against skin dryness…

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