This is How You Take Out Your Weave and Store It

Now no one wants to spend a pretty penny on human hair extensions, only to realize that when it’s time for your next hair appointment, your extensions are a mess. That’s a no-no. Hair care is a big part of a woman’s life and everyone knows it’s important to take care of what it is…

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Do Cucumbers Really De-puff Your Eyes?

We like to keep things short and sweet here. Yes, they do help. According to Black skincare expert Jill Riley, cucumbers can help de-puff your eyes, but only “when they’re cold”. Here’s the deal: Cucumbers actually have a lot of antioxidants, including vitamin C. “Antioxidants works against the breakdown of the skin”, says Riley. So,…

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Do you have a “girly night”?

When I was in high school, I would use every Friday night to do my nails, facial, hair and watch TGIF (Thank Goodness It’s Friday). It was methodical and my friends knew that every Friday, I’d be heading home to have my girly night. I wasn’t going to the go-go, the skating rink or any…

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Making Your Lashes Look Fuller, Naturally

Gone seem to be the obsession with falsies (fake lashes) for the season. We didn’t see them anywhere on the runways, really. While they’ll always be a staple in glammed up gorgeousness, more women are opting to roll with lush, natural lashes and are therefore using products like Xlash in order to lengthen and thicken…

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4 Black Owned Nail Salons in NYC

We love to show support to Brown owned businesses! We just wanted to share a few of our trusted nail salons here in the Big Apple, owned by Black women. Polish Bar of Brooklyn Leader, trendsetter and Godmother of fabulous Brooklyn nail salons, Tricia Lee Riley is the beauty and brains behind Polish Bar Brooklyn.…

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I Tried to Make My Lipstick Last All Day. Here’s What Happened

When purchasing a new lipstick, loving the shade is what’s usually most important to me. But, I often have a hard time finding a beautiful new hue that actually lasts the whole day without having to reapply several times. I normally don’t have a special routine I just apply my lipstick and go but this week…

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