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How To Survive Your Job Search

I wanted to write this article because I spent about a year and a half jobless. And let me tell you it was hard, hard, hard. I very much consider myself a career woman so having to struggle to find a job (which I never had to do before) was humbling. For those of you […]

| June 22nd, 2009 | Continued

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Skin 101 | “10 Tips for Great Skin”

Our skin is the largest organ in the human body and yet the most abused and neglected. We eat low-fat foods for a healthy heart; eat fiber to help out our colon but what do we do for our skin? We burn it, strip it, slather it with pore clogging crèmes, irritate it with chemicals […]

| February 7th, 2009 | Continued

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How to Apply Makeup | “Finding the Right Foundation”

Picking out the right color foundation is imperative to makeup success. This one deed is yet so daunting to women that many choose the wrong color and shy away from going any further. If you have ever applied foundation that after about thirty minutes turned gray, ashy, orange or pink on your face you know […]

| September 1st, 2008 | Continued

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Individualized Hair Care | According to “Andre Talks Hair!”

Hair care may vary from texture to texture but there are some basic facts that remain true. Here is more invaluable hair advice from Andre Walker and his book Andre Talks Hair! First of all when shampooing hair never pile your hair on top of your head like you see in the commercials. Use a […]

| August 28th, 2008 | Continued

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What’s Your Hair Type? | According to “Andre Talks Hair!”

Back in 1998 I read a book that changed the way I looked at and took care of my hair. It inspired me to stop thinking of my hair an uncontrollable mass that would only behave at the hands of my hairdresser and taught me the proper techniques and tools to use to do it […]

| July 16th, 2008 | Continued

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National Community Reinvestment Day | “Warren Ballentine #1 Truthfighter”

Tomorrow is the day! Will you take the first challenge and invest back into our communities by opening an account at a black owned bank? I will, because at the end of the day the only thing our country pays attention to is money and power and those two things bring about the leverage to […]

3Sep2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Maxwell & BlackSummersNight | “My Night with Maxwell”

On August 5, 2009 I had the pleasure of watching Maxwell wrap up the first leg of his Black Summer’s Night tour in Durham, North Carolina. Prior to this, yeah I loved Maxwell’s music but after seeing this man live I have become a huge fan of the man, his new look and his music. […]

2Sep2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Grooveshark | “UBO Tribute to Michael Jackson”

When it comes to online music or streaming music there’s AccuRadio, Rhapsody, Napster and Pandora and I have used just about all of them to listen to music online but my new favorite service is Grooveshark. It is the self proclaimed way to listen to any song in the world for free. What I really […]

25Jul2009 | | 2 comments | Continued
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No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency | “Jill Scott Starring Role in HBO Series”

Don’t’ forget to watch The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency premiering on HBO tonight Sunday, March 29 at 8pm. Watch Jill Scott bring to life the role of Precious Ramotswe, from the best-selling novels by Alexander McCall Smith, as she pursues her dream of opening the first and only female-owned detective agency in Botswana. The […]

29Mar2009 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Review: Iman Global Chic vs. Global Goddess | “Faces of Beautiful You Episode 5: Merry Mascaras”

Iman has created a new line of accessories for HSN. To go along with the global inspired handbags, bangles and shoes are a signature cosmetic line designed to bring her beauty point of view to the masses. I received her Gold Long & Lush Mascara to review along with another beautiful woman of color Shalini […]

28Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Review: Ahava Spa Getaway Kit | “Faces of Beautiful You: Episode 4: Spa Getaway & Get Ahead”

Times are tense. The news is filled with companies laying off and even so called safe state and county jobs aren’t looking so safe anymore. It’s enough to keep you tense. Know someone that needs to relax? Then make sure you grab them a AHAVA Pure Spa Getaway kit to help them relax and rejuvenate. […]

14Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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SisterStudy.org | “Go Bra less to Prevent Breast Cancer”

I’m a faithful listener of the Michael Baisden show and every Thursday is “Your Body is Your Temple” day. For the life of me I can’t remember the name of the doctor he had on his show but they made the connection of the number hours you wear a bra to your breast cancer risk. […]

3Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Hitting Newsstands | “March Issue of Upscale”

Pick up the latest issue of Upscale Magazine. Here is a sneak peek of what you will find in the March issue. The Talented Twenty Countdown of the highest paid entertainers in Hollywood. Party Over There! Find out what to do when one part of a couple is a social butterfly and the other isn’t. […]

2Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Sephora, Avon, E-luxury.. | “February Steals & Deals”

There’s no need to skimp on your favorite or even discovering new beauty products. This months steals and deals will keep you looking great without breaking the bank. I’m featuring coupons, free samples, free shipping and deep discounts from Sephora, Avon, E-luxury.com, Pro-Activ, Sheer Cover and Endless.com. Most of this offers are good now until […]

14Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued