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African Woman Started Successful Shea Butter Co. After Daughter Said She Wanted Hair Like Cinderella

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Hamamat Montia By Winnie Gaturu Children are indeed a blessing. They have the ability to bring out a part of their parents that was previously hidden. They often challenge them to attain more than they already have. This was the case with Hamamat Montia. From Ghana, Hamamat is an entrepreneur, former model and beauty queen. One day, when her 3-year-old…

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Skincare Guru on Why Skin Lightening Can Be Good for Black Women

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By Lenora Houseworth There is a common belief that black women either don’t need or partake in cosmetic surgery or other procedures. You’ve probably even used the term, “Black don’t crack.” Well, this is not completely true. As an aesthetician, esthetician and Director of Skincare Services/Partner of Lavish Medical Spa, Leslie Nesbitt has seen the cosmeceutical aka the non-surgical industry…

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The Real Reason It’s Important Pat McGrath’s 1 Billion Dollar Makeup Co. Surpasses Kylie’s

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Pat McGrath & Kylie Jenner By Erickka Sy Savané Chances are, a lot of you have never heard the name Pat McGrath, the British-born makeup artist born to a single mother of Jamaican decent, who grew up loving makeup and got her start in the 80’s with designers John Galliano and Alexander McQueen. Since then, she’s worked just about every…

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6 SPF Must-Haves That Ensure Your Black Won’t Crack This Summer

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By Kandice Guice Contrary to popular belief, SPF products are a vital summer essential for melanin folks too. Although darker skin tones are less susceptible to sunburn, they are still at risk of damaging skin effects without the proper protection. These effects include dryness, skin irritation, fine lines, and wrinkles. Such exposure may also result in more serious effects like…

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