3:27 Cosmetics is a New #blackowned Brand to Know

A lot of people will say that a matte lip is a matte lip is a matte lip. But, they’re not all the same. Most are dry, lackluster formulas that leave your lips looking chapped and crusty. Some don’t even dry matte. Some are too hard to apply. And others dry up so fast you…

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Ondrea Lee, Social Media Manager, Cocotique

My name is Ondrea Lee and I’m the Social Media Manager at Cocotique. I’m Black. But if you want to go deep, my mother’s side of the family is Cherokee and white and Black, and my dad’s side is Black. I’m not engaged with my  [Cherokee] culture, unfortunately, because most of my family members who…

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Kalisha Hall, Fashion Designer of K. RaShae

My name is Kalisha Hall and I’m a fashion designer. My brand is K.  RaShae Collection. I started designing wanting to make a difference because I grew up not loving myself and not wanting to be brown for a long time. All of my friends had very light complexions, and I’d always hear “oh, you’re…

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Brown Girl’s Guide to Understanding Foundation

Foundation: it’s the base of our makeup routine and still kind of confusing for women to figure out. Let BB offer a simple breakdown of the types of foundations. Matte Finish What: Lightweight texture that looks and usually feels natural on the skin. Coverage: Typically buildable. Pros: Good for oily skin types. Great for women…

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