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7:49 AM / Friday February 24, 2017

Beauty

How to make traditional pine tar soap

February 10, 2017

PHOTOS: YouTube screen grab and about.com Many report the use of pine tar soap has a soothing effect on their skin, which is why, after centuries, it is still sought after, according to Jim Champion.  There are scores of outlets that sell pine tar soap. However, there are also those electing to make their own….

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African-American men’s hair trends for 2017 range from conservative to edgy

January 27, 2017

By Leah Fletcher In 2017, hairstyles for African-American men are expected to vary from close-shaved conservative looks to long dreadlocks or cornrows. However, in barber Henry Prince’s estimation, natural hairstyles will reign this year, while more modern adaptations play a secondary role.  And, while the new year signals a change in hairstyle for some men,…

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New neutrals dominate the color trends of 2017

December 30, 2016

BPT From furniture to walls, new homes to remodels, cool grays have dominated home design palettes for the last five years. Look to 2017 to gently shake things up with a focus on fresh neutrals that bring warm and cool tones together to create versatile color with timeless appeal. One of the most notable trends…

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Health

Diabetes patients often skip eye exams: Survey

February 17, 2017

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Seniors

Savvy Senior: How to help older drivers give up the car keys

February 17, 2017

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Go With The-Flo

Mikki Taylor will host the third event in the “TalkingBEAUTY” brunch series at the The Harlem Fine Arts Show

February 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Mikki Taylor (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, the Adele...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 20

February 17, 2017

By Georgia Nicols All Signs: According to the Urban Dictionary, Wednesday is Hump Day – “the midway...

Color Of Money

Homeless haircuts: Salvation of Sorrows boosting pride and dignity, one head at a time

February 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chris Anderson (c) and his barbers work on clients.  (Photo: Courtesy Arlene Edmonds) By Arlene...

Entertainment

Funk legend Junie Morrison, of Parliament-Funkadelic and Ohio Players, dead at 62

February 19, 2017

From ABC News Radio Walter “Junie” Morrison, the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose synthesizer work, arranging and...

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