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Founder of 20-year-old Black-owned construction company shifts gears and launches an all-natural skin care line

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Katonya Breaux, founder of Unsun Cosmetics   After owning a construction company for over 20 years, Katonya Breaux has turned to cosmetics. She was disappointed that sunscreens were not made for African-American skin, and many cosmetics contained harmful chemicals. So she decided to launch her own company, Unsun Cosmetics, and make them herself!…

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Black woman-owned beauty brand raises $1 million in funding despite major industry competition and saturation

November 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  K.J. Miller and Amanda E. Johnson, founders of Mented Cosmetics The beauty industry is very competitive, and already saturated with hundreds of companies that offer various makeup products. Despite this, however, two Black female Harvard Business School grads were able to launch their own beauty brand for women of color called Mented…

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Medical conditions that hinder hair growth

November 4, 2017 Struggling to grow long, luscious locks? Bogged down by breakage, split ends or sudden hair loss? When it comes to hair growth, there are three cycles: regeneration, degeneration and the rest cycle. Unfortunately, at times, these cycles can be disrupted by conditions that both slow or cease growth altogether. While many are self-inflicted (too…

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Indique Hair introduces new BOUNCE ‘Blow-Out’ texture

November 4, 2017

Bold, textured extensions offer versatility for natural styles   NEW YORK– Indique Hair, the premier provider of virgin hair extensions, announced the launch of its new Blow-Out texture, as part of the popular BOUNCE Collection. In today’s marketplace, many women of color are showcasing their natural hairstyles and looking for hair extensions to complement and…

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How to install clip on hair extensions

October 26, 2017 Extensions are becoming increasingly popular with ladies who just want to add fullness and length without having a permanent attachment.  You should use hair extensions made from human hair to give your hair that natural look. What makes clip on hair extensions so great is the fact that they are cheap and easy to…

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Style textured hair with ease

October 26, 2017 Are you in search of a styling product that offers moisture, healthy shine, definition and softer curls? Look no further, because the all-new tress tamer Curl Keeper™ Styling Cream is has arrived! Family Row StylingCream WEB-spCurl Keeper™ Styling Cream, formulated to tame textured hair, is the latest addition to the Curl Keeper™ Styling Collection…

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Best care for natural hair and skin

October 13, 2017 As we all know, natural hair requires lots of moisture. Those of us with natural hair are constantly using products that are made up of oils and creams to keep our hair looking its best. Although these products are great for the hair, they can clog pores and cause a lot of trouble for…

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This 17-year-old Black entrepreneur’s beauty brand is worth almost $500K

September 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Zandra Cunningham, founder of Zandra’s Beauty products   And she has more than 40 different products!   Zandra Cunningham, the founder and CEO of Zandra’s Beauty — an all-natural skincare line — started her company when she was just 9 years old. Now, at age 17, her Buffalo, New York-based company has more than…

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s surrogate mother has given birth to the couple’s third child, a baby girl

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian  (Photo by Joe Seer /Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kanye West...

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A Fresh Tailgate Menu

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