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    The 6 Valentine’s Day Gifts She Really Wants You To Buy

    Roses are red, shoes are too…I want diamonds for Valentine’s Day, how about you? After reading that first line, I’m sure you can tell what this post is about. If you guessed St. Patrick’s Day, put the glass down slowly. This post is all about the Valentine’s Day gifts every girl wants you to buy them. So listen up fellas!
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    Here’s what happens when your vision becomes a reality!

    One of my goals for 2017 was to create products that spoke to women who looked like me. Like us! So I created an online shop that features things we would be obsessed with.
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    Janelle Monae’s SAG Awards 2017 Beauty Look

    Awards season brings out the best beauty looks from some of our favorite gals. Singer Janelle Monae (Hidden Figures and Moonlight) attended the SAG Awards channeling her inner Queen Elizabeth with the help of Covergirl and makeup artist Jessica Smalls. Jessica shares the inspiration behind Janelle’s stunning SAG Awards beauty look from tonight’s red carpet.
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    7 Ways To Spark Creative Inspiration

    We’re only 25 days into 2017 and by now everyone has many irons in the fire. For many people, they’ve been planning and setting goals for the year since last 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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    GET THE LOOK: 2017 SAG Awards Nominee, Uzo Aduba

    I’m so excited that all my favorite actresses are nominated for the 2017 SAG Awards. My beauty friends and I created the SAG Awards Nominee Beauty Challenge over on YouTube were we all were tasked with recreating one of our favorite looks from a nominee. I choose my homegirl in my head, Ugo Aduba. This look was easy and not that…
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    The Best Protest Signs Seen At The #WomensMarch

    Today millions of women attended the Women’s March because many feel we’ve been insulted, demonized, and threatened by Trump. There were marches in DC, New York, Chicago, Charlotte…you name it women around the country were up in arms protesting our recently elected president. I’ll reframe from gassing you up with my political views because that’s what my Facebook feed is for. The march today…
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    6 Apps That Will Take Your Freelance Career To The Next Level

    When I first got laid off from my full time job I panicked. That is, until someone convinced me that freelancing could be a very lucrative business for me. This career path has allowed me to build skills I would have never learned otherwise. I’ve also managed to double the salary that I was making at my full-time job. So…
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    9 Must-Read Foundation Tips for Girls With Dark Skin

    Even though I’ve written a post about the best foundation for brown girls I still get lots of questions about how to find the right foundation for our #BlackGirlMagic complexions and how to apply it. Foundation is something that go really wrong really quick. Like, really quick! And I’ve always believed that a women’s foundation is the beginning of one of two things:…
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    3 Reasons You Should Tell Your Story To The World

    The world needs to hear your story. That’s what everyone kept telling me. It was 2012 and my mother had been diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma. Cancer felt like a death sentence. I walked through a range of emotions that, at the time, I thought would kill me in the end. I decided to document my experience with death and grief…
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    Until 2017…

    I don’t know about you beauties but my 2016 was lit AF! From having my first book published to being featured in a national beauty campaign, to getting engaged (I’ll tell that story in 2017)…I’ve worked really hard and I have a lot to be grateful for.
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