BlackGirlMagic: La’Porsha Renea Selects Teen MUA From Hometown For Glam Squad

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While riots and rallies covered the news last weekend, one teenager in McComb, MS was being presented with a huge opportunity. 17-year old Takedra Wagner is now the official makeup artist of American Idol’s star La’Porsha Renea. Wagner first met Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Monica Thomas

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  “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.  Your playing small does not serve the world.  There Read more

Style Inspiration For Comedy Shows

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Attending a comedy show soon and need style inspiration? Layers is always a good idea, shorts, skirts, flats, or heels will work. It’s all about how you feel. There’s really no rules to fashion nowadays. Checkout some style inspiration in Read more

First Black Mobile Hair Salon Opens 2nd Deglam Shoppe Mobile Hair Salon in the DC Metropolitan Area

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Salon DeJuan today announced the opening of its 2nd De Glam Shoppe Mobile Hair Salon in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area at the physical salon location at 5608 St. Barnabas Road, Oxon Hill, Md.  Coined as the first black mobile hair salon in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area in 2013 which aired Read more

Mission Accomplished: Educate. Empower. Inspire

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2017 Makeup Artist Empowerment Gala Deemed a Success   They came. They saw. They left empowered. Shola Adeosun, CEO of Dulcet & Bella, Inc., hosted the 2017 Makeup Artist Empowerment Gala. Makeup artists from the Carolinas and Georgia came together Read more

An Exhibition of Haitian Culture & Fashion: Zoe Beautee

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  Carline Smothers is the owner of the brand Zoe Beautee.  Zoe Beautee is a Haitian apparel clothing company that caters to men, women, and kids. Her clothing line started the month of December, 2011. Since her success with her Read more

Mane Obsession Releases Its Own Line of 360 Frontals

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Harrisburg, PA (March 16, 2017) – Mane Obsession offers high end hair pieces, extensions, and now they are excited to announce the newest addition to their collection, 360 frontals. However, these are not your ordinary 360 frontals, Mane Obsession has Read more

5th & Westwood Designers Showcase & Panel Event Recap

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5th & Westwood hosted their Designers Showcase & Panel last weekend at Kissworks Studios. Jelisa Cook of Broadcasting Beauty moderated the panel which consisted of Dallas The Stylist; WE TV’s Lakenya Morris; owner of Kontrol Magazine and Revel By J, Read more

4 Ways to Tap Into Your Creativity Through Your Style

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I recently realized a big part of what I consider to be my stagnant state was my lack of creativity. My life was consumed by work and seemed mundane. I still work a 9-5 and finding time to be creative Read more

Putting “You” First…

Often times we forget about taking care of ourselves. Life happens and everything becomes more important. Start and end each day with a personal routine.  Start: Grab 10 minutes to meditate and stretch or do yoga.  Try deep breathing exercises. Read more

#FancysThoughts: My First Eyebrow Threading

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There’s nothing like freshly arched eye brows to me, but for me personally, finding someone who understands angles and how to create a subtle arch can be rather difficult. Initially I was introduced to arching with a razor, though scary Read more

Purple Carpet Coverage: EmpeNyx Nail Bar Grand Opening

EmpeNyx Nail Bar promised to bring something new to Atlanta with its grand opening in Tucker, but we had no idea just how serious they were, until we saw them unveil the two doves. Then we knew they were not Read more

CHANGING THE GAME: Why changing your look is good for the soul

One can look at this picture and think that it is different people.  Surprise!! It is not.  It’s all one person, I know because it is me.  These pictures were all taken within a month and a half.  Consistency is Read more

Alicia Johnson : Couture Hair

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    A creator and expert in her field, Alicia Johnson is ready to bring the Midwest to the dirty south. Johnson is gearing up to bring glits and glam in her creation of “ The Phantom of the Opera” Read more

One Fab Sip & Shop BET Hip Hop Awards weekend 2014

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On Friday, September 19th One Fab Sip & Shop kicked off the BET Hip Hop Awards weekend in Atlanta with a vendors sip and shop and influencer gifting lounge. Major sponsors included Grey Goose, Dusse, Sweet Bitch Wines and Beautiful Read more

The 4th Annual “Eye On Glam” /Grooming Lounge event

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  The Art Of Luxury Presents The 4th Annual “Eye On Glam” /Grooming Lounge in honor of the BET Hiphop Awards was held this past Saturday. This event took beauty and pampering to another level in preparation for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Read more

Peter Thomas Host Salute of Excellence Awards in Atlanta

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On Thursday, Bar One owner Peter announced the return of his “How can I BE Down Salute to Excellence Awards Gala” in Atlanta at the Intercontinental Hotel. The purpose of this award is to pay tribute to individuals who’ve paved Read more

Exclusive viewing party for Love and Hip Hop star Karlie Redd’s “Heartbreaker” music video

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Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star Karlie Redd premiered her new music video for her new single “Heartbreaker” featuring Young Dro, on Thursday night in Atlanta, GA. at Tees & Quotes of FreddyO. Guests including Mona-Scott Young, Jevon Sims and Read more