Tola Lawal, Marketing and Branding Strategist

My name is Omotola (Tola)  Lawal and I’m a marketing and branding strategist who loves beauty, food, and life. My father is Nigerian, so I guess I’m Nigerian-American. My mom is Black and Native American. I started wearing makeup in college, maybe my junior year in college. And of course like every Black girl, I…

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Could this be the Sephora for Brown Women?

Let me introduce you to Vivrant Beauty. A fabulous, chic Harlem based beauty boutique that not only houses major makeup and hair brands that cater to women of color, but, is also owned by a chic Black woman. Desiree Verjedo, founder and owner of the online site and brick-and-mortar store, was a lawyer who recently…

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Beyonce Will Launch a Line of Flash Tats and I’m Going to Buy Them

In a most appropriate collaboration with Flash Tattoos, Beyonce launched a signature line of the metallic, summer crazed temporary body accessories last week. The variety of the Beyonce x Flash Tat collection includes the songstress’ lyrical inspirations, such as “Flawless”, “Naughty Girl” and “Blow”, and even have more edgier pieces, including a large metallic gun,…

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Genese Jamilah, Founder, I Dont Do Clubs

“I am Genese Jamilah, I’m from Stone Mountain, Georgia and I am the founder of I Don’t Do Clubs. I wash my face every day, but I don’t wear makeup every day. I usually only wear makeup when I go to events. So if I don’t have an event to go to, I don’t put…

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