Good Eats | Health Tips: 5 Foods We Should Start Eating Already

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Admit it. We all tend to stray away from the things we “need” in our life versus all of the things we “want”. Especially when it comes to food! Some food items are just way too hard to let go of.  And then some… are just super hard to even think about intaking. Likeee: Eggs […]

From the Editor | Black Women Are Getting Back To Their Nappy Roots With Pride (Featured Video)

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I can remember the very day I began this “blissful journey”… back in ’08, during my junior year of college… I got back to my natural roots. I had a strong feeling that I would end up on the east coast for graduate school, and at the time, I became obsessed with how women wore […]

Beauty & Hair | Celebrities That Can Prove Hair Growth Is Possible With Protective Styling

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Protective styling is always a plus… if you’re doing it right! Protective styling is simply placing your real hair under a style for proper care and growth. Basically leaving your hair alone for some time. Many women who practice this routine or regimen often can rock a head of weave, braids, or wigs at its […]

Beauty + Hair | Boho Box Braids vs. Senegalese Twists vs. Marley Twists + How To Achieve THICK Locs

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Hair ladies! What better topic to discuss during vacation seasoning other than protective styling and travel hair? Notta! Well… maybe there is, but we’re just going to move forward with this chosen one, kay? Box braids, Senegalese Twists, and Marley Twists. Do you know the difference or steps to take before deciding on what’s best for […]

Beauty + Hair 101 | Locs + Water For New Dreadheads

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Tip: Dreadheads, spray your locs with water throughout the week. Wash locs regularly, (I recommend Shea Moisture’s Organic  African Black Soap Deep Cleansing Shampoo) meaning at least once a week, depending on your lifestyle. For instance, if you workout everyday, your locs may deserve a little more washing. Water helps the hair to pull up […]

Beauty & Hair | Know Your Oil’s Score

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This coming Friday will be more than just another TGIF, it’s the first day of summer, i.e., skin baring season; a time when women especially, pamper their skin and tresses just a little bit more. Currently, a growing number of women are turning to homemade hair and body care products which is no wonder when […]

OUR African American Hair… LET’S TALK!

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So — whenever I get on a particular social networking site, I’m always seeing US [women] talk & compliment on our hair and proceed by asking for tips on how to make our hair longer, healthier, & amazingly gorgeous! Currently, I’m 100% natural — no dyes, no texturizers, no chemicals!  However, I wore my hair […]

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Music + Entertainment | Paris Hilton at Echostage‏ – Washington, DC May 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. (April 14, 2014) - On Friday, May 9, DC’s newest concert venue Echostage (2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE, DC. www.echostage.com) will host Paris Hilton, for her first-ever DJ set in the nation’s capital. Tickets to see The Heiress start at $20 and will go on sale today at noon. District high-rollers and true Hilton fans can get their own royal treatment with Echostage’s VIP-table service. To reserve a table, call 202.503.2330. […]

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Beauty Tips | Recreate Looks From MTV Movie Awards 2014 With Mary Kay

For ladies of Sunday night’s MTV Movie Awards it seemed as though there were two vastly different, yet both stunning, popular trends. While half of the ladies showcased their relaxed natural looks, the other half went the dramatic route by getting playful with color. Recreate two of the most gorgeous looks of the night – Rita […]

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Healthy Living | Migraine Prevention Tips

Got a Headache? You’re Not Alone Neurologist & Mind-Body Doc Shares Natural Migraine Prevention Tips Headaches are the number 3 reason women ages 18 to 44 go to emergency rooms, and the fifth-leading cause of emergency room visits among all Americans, according to a 2013 National Institutes of Health report, which calls headaches a major […]

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Fashion + Style | Expert Advice From Wardrobe Stylist Gen Bell: 2014 Fashion Trends‏

From professional and celebrity stylist Gen Bell, here are 5 signature fashion pieces that are guaranteed to be a smash hit this Spring! Crop Tops will be sticking around this spring. Sweatshirts will be in this spring. Shade of pastels will add softness and femininity to your looks this spring. It’s all about getting a […]

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Food + Nutrition | Stay Away — Nearly 9 Million Pounds Of Beef Recalled

If you’ve been struggling — trying to let beef go for some time now, this might just do it for you. Almost a year’s worth of meat products processed from diseased and unhealthy animals without full federal inspection has been recalled. California based supplier Rancho Feeding Corp. has been under scrutiny by the USDA Food Safety […]

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Love + Relationships | Don’t Let Distance Limit Your Dating Options‏

You’re on vacation or at a friend’s wedding and you FINALLY meet a great guy. He has all of the qualities you want in an ideal partner except one. Unfortunately, Mr. Wonderful lives in another state and is therefore “geographically undesirable.” Popular media including the Huffington Post and a recent episode of the hit HBO series Girls portrays classic […]

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Music + Entertainment | Paris Hilton at Echostage‏ – Washington, DC May 9, 2014

Washington, D.C. (April 14, 2014) - On Friday, May 9, DC’s newest concert venue Echostage (2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE, DC. www.echostage.com) will host Paris Hilton, for her first-ever DJ set in the nation’s capital. Tickets to see The Heiress start at $20 and will go on sale today at noon. District high-rollers and true Hilton fans can get their own royal treatment with Echostage’s VIP-table service. To reserve a table, call 202.503.2330. […]

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Lifestyle | Jesse Ventura Gives Smack-down On Gay Marriage, the NFL, the 1% and More‏

JESSE VENTURA’s new online-only show “Off The Grid”— carried by Ora.tv and YouTube – has been broadcasting Tuesday through Friday for a full month. In one month’s time, “Off The Grid” already has a viewership of 1.3 million. Meaning that Ventura’s message is not only out there, it’s clearly gaining support and approval.  In the former governor’s opinion, the […]