Tech Yeah: BeautyU By COVERGIRL, The Makeup App That Knows The Real U

How many of you beauties purchase cosmetics from the drugstores? I will be the first to say that I do, and I know that many of you do too. Yeah, I order online and shop at Sephora, Ulta and at the beauty counters but some of my favorite goodies come from the drugstore. As much as I love getting cosmetics…
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11 Girl Boss Books That Will Change Your Life

Hey there! Maui here. If you beauties are anything like me, you live for a good book. Regardless of the genre, a good book will have you locked in for hours (even days) at a time. A book does many things for the reader, of course it entertains but books also; inspire, empower and educate. The right book will take…
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The One Mobile App That Could Save Your Hair In Humidity

How many of you beauties have gone on vacation and had a bad hair moment due to the weather? Girl, I went on a cruise and had to get my Cleo on (cue Queen Latifah in “Set It Off”) because the humidity shrunk my fro to the size of a peanut. I know that many women can relate to this because…
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Urban Beauty Network, The Personal Beauty Concierge With Our Hue In Mind

Hey beauties, you know I love sharing that new new with you and today I have something that I find quit interesting. For all of my brown beauties I know that you can relate when I say that there is a lack of beauty resources for us. I also know that you can relate to the headache of finding a…
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#CocoaSwatches: For Colored Girls Who Considered Buying Makeup

Hey beauties, it’s your girl Maui! I know that most of my pretty brown thangs can relate to the struggle of finding the right color makeup. You would think that it’s 1916 instead of 2016 the way these cosmetics companies exclude women of color in their marketing (don’t get me started on that). This lack of diversity is the reason that…
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Why Fat Shaming Ashley Graham’s Sports Illustrated Cover Shouldn’t Be A Thing

Hey beauties, it’s your girl Maui! I don’t know if you have heard but plus size history was made a few days ago. Yes, Ashley Graham became the first plus size model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated while Precious Lee became the first African-American plus-size model on the inside pages. This is a huge accomplishment for both of these curvy beauties…
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BEAUTY BUZZ: Future Forward By M.A.C Cosmetics

M.A.C Cosmetics has become known for its collaborations. They have joined forces with many celebrities to raise funds for AIDS awareness through the Viva Glam campaigns. Past campaigns have included big names like: Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Lorde, Lil Kim, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus and Rihanna. While this formula has been a huge success for the cosmetics giant, they are ready to…
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7 Times Erykah Badu Kept It 100 & Made Us Laugh

Erykah Badu kicked the Neo-Soul music doors wide open snatching the hinges off in 1996 and got things popping like fish grease. Since that time her voice as an artist has grown along with the respect she’s gained as a woman. Erykah gave birth to a sound that is so unique to her, yet so conscious and so relevant. She’s a woman who is…
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FIRST LOOK: GabiFresh for Swim Sexy By swimsuitsforall

After much anticipation, I am here to let all of my full-figured beauties know that the eagle has landed. Yes, honey the wait is over! swimsuitsforall has released their latest collaboration with none other than (insert drumroll)… GabiFresh.
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7 Sources Of Inspiration For Artist In A Creative Funk

It’s week one of 2016 and everyone has many irons in the fire. For many people, they’ve been planning and setting goals for the New Year since the Summer or early Fall. Now, things are in full swing; new ideas, new goals and creative juices are at a high, the question is, how long will it last?
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