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Sunday

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May 2014

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Wednesday

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April 2014

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Out On a School Night

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Last Thursday night I was invited to a grand opening of a club here in NYC. Aside from the occasional after work affairs, I don’t usually go out on week nights. And I especially don’t go out to clubs.  I was initially going to decline the invitation but one of my close friends was in […]

Thursday

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April 2014

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We Did It First

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I’m sure by now you have heard about #BlackTwitter coming for Marie Claire magazine because of a tweet they sent that basically implied that Kendall Jenner took the braids you get on a Caribbean vacation for $2 a plait to an ‘epic’ level. *sigh* It’s so hard not to be annoyed by mainstream media’s disregard […]

Tuesday

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April 2014

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Straight Hair Don’t Care

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In case you didn’t notice from my pictures, I got my hair trimmed and straightened. It’s been long overdue. I know the experts say to get your hair trimmed every 3 to 4 months, but I prefer to go every 6 months. It’s just my thing. I think the length between trims vary from person […]

Sunday

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March 2014

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Ashanti Is Back! I Mean, Really Back

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When Ashanti came out in with “Foolish” in 2002, I immediately became a fan. The video that starred Terrence Howard made me love the song even more. At the time, Terrence had just starred in The Best Man, so he was a recognizable face after have just seeing the movie. This was way before the […]

Saturday

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March 2014

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Rah Ali’s Beauty Bar Lounge

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Last night I had the pleasure of being part of the Rah Ali’s Saige Skin Care Beauty Bar at Deify Beauty Spa. It was an intimate conversation on beauty brands, myths and tips for women of color. The panelist included Rachel Hislop, style editor of GlobalGrind.com, beauty and lifestyle editor of HelloBeautiful.com Ty Alexander,  Emmy nominated […]

Wednesday

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February 2014

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NYC…Sometimes I Love You. Sometimes I Don’t.

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Oh New York City…I really have a love and hate relationship with you. One minute I can’t think of any other place I’d rather be and other times I can’t wait to escape. As I am sure I’ve mentioned before, I’m from Michigan. A place where you kindly say ‘hello’ to people that you pass […]