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Beauty, Business & Boss Moves: Oprah’s Mane Man Andre Walker Talks Secrets to Success

Celebrity stylist shares tips for success and secrets to his longevity

Andre Walker has styled the crowns of many power women, most notably the Queen of…

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Minding Her Own Business: Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, Talks About Making It In the Haircare Industry

She shares four challenges many businesses need to overcome

Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, talks making it in the haircare industry.

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Janelle Monae is the Face of COVERGIRL’s Star Wars Collaboration

The galaxy superstar rocks the brands limited edition Resistance Pilot look

Galaxy superstar Janelle Monae rocks COVERGIRL’s limited edition Resistance Pilot look.

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Weaves, ‘Designer’ Bags and … Sports: Alibaba Teams Up With Companies to Launch New Venture

Deal comes as NBCUniversal lands agreement with world's largest e-commerce source

Alibaba, a mega e-commerce site popularly known for vendors that sell hair extensions and other…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Pioneering Entrepreneur Talks Increasing Number of Black-Owned Beauty Supply Stores

Founder of Fabulous Freddy’s Beauty Supply Store, talks challenges of running a business in an industry typically dominated by Asians

Janice Frederick, founder of Fabulous Freddy’s Beauty Supply Store, talks challenges of running a business…

By Kandia Johnson

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Self-Taught Swimwear Designer Launches Swimsuit Line for all Sizes

Nigerian-based entrepreneur talks transitioning from supply chain management to fashion & swimwear designer

Nigerian-based entrepreneur talks transitioning from supply chain management to fashion & swimwear designer

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Fall Events Women Won’t Want to Miss

Just what you need to get out and network this autumn

We’ve got five amazing events happening this fall that women won’t want to miss.

By Brittany Dandy

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New York Fashion Week Events Happening in September

A round-up of New York Fashion Week events happening around the city

A round-up of New York Fashion Week events happening around the city .

By Kandia Johnson

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Employee-Turned-Entrepreneur Launches Glam Spa for Young Girls

Venetta Carraway creates fun and fancy girls club

Carraway transitioned the The Ritzy Glitzy Girlz Club mobile glam spa to a storefront,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Almasika Fine Jewelry Taps Into Africa’s Rich Ornamental Heritage

Designer draws inspiration from African lore and her imagination

Catherine Sarr eloquently combines her African roots with her elegant sense of style and fashion…

By Daron Pressley

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Kimberly Hairston Talks Dr. Miracles and Brand Authenticity

How one beauty brand is staying competitive

A new campaign titled, Undo the Hurt, plans to focus the brand’s efforts toward repairing…

By Brittany Dandy

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Milton Lawrence Jr.’s Beauty Shield App Protects Stylists’ Work

The watermarks and in-app contracts keep hairstylists' and makeup artists' portfolios safe

Milton Lawrence Jr.’s Beauty Shield app applies watermarks and offers contracts to keep stylists’ work…

By Joel Lyons

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Erica Douglas Helps Small Businesses Enter the Beauty Industry

An entrepreneur and chemist breaking down barriers-of-entry with her company, mSEED group

As an entrepreneur and chemist, Eric Douglas is breaking down barriers of entry in…

By Brittany Dandy

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Miss Nigeria USA Crowns 2015 Queen

Frances Udukwu announced winner of the annual beauty pageant

Miss Frances Udukwu announced winner of the annual Miss Nigeria USA beauty pageant May 23,…

By Brittany Dandy

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Sneak Peak: Rihanna Teases ‘Secret Garden’ Dior Campaign

Superstar songstress gives fans a taste of new ads and music

Superstar songstress gives fans a taste of new Dior Ad campaign and a snippet of…

By Brittany Dandy

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Maya Smith, Founder of the Doux, Talks International Entrepreneurship Success

How this master hairstylist was able to transition her brand from Europe to the States

Master hairstylist Maya Smith took her skills abroad to service naturals in Germany has successfully…

By Brittany Dandy

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Plus Sized Model Challenges Fashion Industry’s Definition of Beauty

Ronnie Howard launches 'Learn the Curve' Workshops to empower women to embrace their curves

Model Ronnie Howard launches “Learning Curve” Workshops to empower women to embrace their curves.

By Kandia Johnson

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Miss Nigeria USA 2015: Empowering Women Through Culture and Class

The annual pageant is set to take place in New York City

The Annual Miss Nigeria USA Pageant to take place at renowned Alvin Ailey Theater in…

By Brittany Dandy

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Loving the Skin You’re In: ‘We’re Pretty Period’

Dr. Yaba Blay's movement provides a colorful look at the complexities of completion

Dr. Yaba Blay’s Pretty Period, provides a colorful look at the complexits of completion.

By Brittany Dandy

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Entrepreneur Takes Brooklyn-Bred Scents to the Next Level

How Sophia Sylvester taps into a hot market and a niche need

Brooklyn Flavors is a natural skincare line owned by entrepreneur, Sophia Sylvester.

By Brittany Dandy

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