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Curl Fest

CURLFEST 2016: A Celebration of Curls

A recap of this year's annual CURLFEST, hosted by the Curly Girl Collective

The power house behind CurlFest is Curly Girl Collective, founder Charisse describes the experimental marketing…

By Raven Davis

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Trunk Show

4 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss Epic & Co.’s Trunk Show

Network with top influencers and innovators on at a rooftop lounge overlooking the Manhattan skyline

Epic & Co. is hosting its seventh annual Trunk Show this weekend in New York…

By Cristie Leondis

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Waist Gang Winning: 5 Tips for Young Bosses to Turn Product into Profit

Nakeitha "PreMadonna" Felder shares her business journey

Nakeitha “PreMadonna” Felder, CEO of Waist Gang, has become a business and Web sensation, attracting…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Daisy Lewellyn, Author and ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star, Dies

Beauty expert and host succumbs to cancer at 36

Daisy Lewellyn, author, beauty expert and reality TV cast member of “Blood, Sweat & Heels,”…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Beauty Industry Experts Talk Navigating Your Niche

These widely successful entrepreneurs offer advice on branding and innovative marketing strategies at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

Successful entrepreneurs Miko Branch, Richelieu Dennis, and Diishan Imira offer advice on how to succeed…

By Safon Floyd

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Rica Elysée Launched Uber-Style Beauty Service for Women of Color

Beauty entrepreneur talks launching beauty on-location service

Rica Elysée created BeautyLynk, an on-location beauty booking platform delivering salon quality hair, make-up, and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Social Media Success: 3 Simple Steps to Boost Global Customers via Instagram

How beauty entrepreneur Sushana Cole increased her worldwide visibility using Instagram

Beauty entrepreneur Shushana Cole was able to take her Jamaica-based line global with a few…

By Janell Hazelwood

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#SMW Lagos: The Beauty of Tech

The huge potential of social media in the African beauty industry

We’re at the final day of Social Media Week Lagos and the experience, energy and…

By Sirita Wright

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ShearShare co-founders Tye and Courtney Caldwell

Married Couple to Pitch Their Startup at Startup Grind

The Caldwells are set for this year's global entrepreneurship accelerator conference

Tye and Courtney Caldwell are husband and wife co-founders of ShearShare, an app that pairs…

By Samara Lynn

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The Business of Beauty: Wigs and Weaves

Several entrepreneurs have built lucrative businesses in haircare

Today’s woman is constantly on the move. With hectic schedules and intense budgets, she oftentimes…

By Aniesia Williams

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Tyra Banks Welcomes Baby Boy

The former model and beauty entrepreneur welcomes son York with boyfriend Erik Asla

Tyra Banks is a brand-new mom! The beauty entrepreneur and former supermodel announced the birth…

By Cristie Leondis

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Barbie Gets Another Makeover

Mattel makes its iconic doll tall, petite and curvy

Toymaker giant Mattel is introducing three new body shapes–curvy, petite, and tall–for its iconic Barbie…

By Cristie Leondis

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Jay-Z Faces $18 Million Lawsuit For Alleged Lack of Fragrance Promotion

Parlux Fragrances suing hip-hop mogul for breach of contract

Parlux Fragrances, a cologne and perfume manufacturer based in a Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, says that…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Primpii App Connects Clients to Beauty Pros

Former equity firm executive launches beauty services app, Primpii

The Primpii app is now available on iTunes. Primpii can be followed on social media…

By Samara Lynn

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[WATCH] Zendaya Is New Face of CoverGirl

The actress' first CoverGirl TV commercial will air live during the Grammys on Feb. 15

On Thursday, January 21, 19-year-old actress Zendaya shared on Instagram that she is the newest…

By Cristie Leondis

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Amy Hilliard Fashion Fair

Fashion Fair President Amy Hilliard Resigns

Johnson Publishing CEO will take over her duties

Amy Hilliard, president of Johnson Publishing cosmetics company Fashion Fair, has resigned after less than…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Business of Beauty: Hair Stylist MiMi Luvshair Talks Branding Beyond the Salon Chair

The Alabama native funds a styling competition and gives back to her community

A Birmingham, Alabama native, and a 10-year veteran in the hair industry, MiMi Luvshair is…

By Chanel Martin

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Kerry Washington Becomes OPI Creative Ambassador

'Scandal' star will co-curate nail polish colors and names for collections

Scandal” star Kerry Washington is adding creative ambassador to her resume, becoming the first-ever OPI…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Hot Lip Bling? Tom Ford’s ‘Drake’ Lipstick Shade Sells Out Within Minutes

Shade going for up to $118 on eBay

Drake’s Tom Ford lip hue has sold at luxury brand’s boutiques and online and is…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Meet 5 Black Models Who Kill the Runway

Maria Borges is first model to rock natural hair down the lingerie brand's catwalk

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2015 aired on CBS. Take a…

By Cristie Leondis

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