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Australian Open champion Japan’s Naomi Osaka poses with the trophy during a photo shoot at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, February 21, 2021. Osaka crushed Jennifer Brady 6-4 6-3 to secure her second Australian Open title on Saturday and cement her standing as the new queen of the women’s game. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

With four Grand Slam titles to her name, tennis pro Naomi Osaka has made a name for herself in the industry. However, according to Business

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Be A Game Changer: We Encourage Women Wednesday

Hey ladies!! It’s Wednesday already???!!! I personally don’t know where time supposedly went but it seems as though we gained an hour, we lost time with the sweeping in of the cold and dark spaces as the sunlight begins to fade a tad earlier than we would choose. 

Today’s game-changing woman is Rahab. Let’s be real, we have heard of her at least once or twice by a preacher who was considered controversial because he/she addressed her sin in a voraciously blunt fashion/ They described her as a “h

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How to Straighten Natural Hair Without Damaging Your Curls
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Every once in a while, those of us who normally rock our curls want to show off a new look (because let’s face it: shrinkage is very real). However, straightening natural hair has always been a touchy subject since putting any sort of heat on it is usually a major no-no. In fact, it’s a big reason why many people have made the transition to go natural (so they can prevent heat damage and keep their strands healthy).

It also sparked a longstanding debate about whet

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I must admit that, a part of the reason why I kept my hair super short for as long as I did, is because I didn’t want to go through the hassle of wash day or styling it. But now that I’m on the quest of getting some real length back, it has been a longer journey of trial and error when it comes to figuring out what works best in the least amount of time.

As far as wash day goes, we’ll have to tackle that at another time. For now, if you’re a naturalista who’s past

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On a Thursday in September, Chelsea Lee, lead singer of the up-and-coming electropop band SHAED, emerged from the middle of a glittering pool at the Chateau Marmont, her cheekbones glistening and pout gleaming as she howled into the microphone under the Full Moon. All eyes were on Lee, and her gorgeous makeup that exemplified fall's biggest beauty trends. "I wanted Chelsea's whole look to feel like a shimmery star," says Kara Yoshimoto Bua, Chanel celebrity makeup artist, who was responsi

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‘Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world’- Marilyn Monroe

Shoes are of utmost importance! They need to be comfortable, yet very stylish, from chic flats to trendy heels a woman is naturally prone to collecting a number of shoes in her closet but with the growing variety of different style and trends in the market a true born fashionista should own these type of shoes as they’re timeless, elegant and can totally transform a simple outfit to a more sophisticated look.

Here are

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So bae popped the question, and it’s time to start planning your wedding. Congrats! Your to-do list might be packed with purchasing your dream dress, securing your venue, testing out cake flavors. But brainstorming your beauty look is, hands down, one of the most fun parts of getting married, especially if you have natural hair.

You don’t have to straighten your curls to be a banging bride on your big day (unless you want to). The biggest perk of having natural hair is the versatility. You ca

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Avocados are a well-known source of healthy fats to include in our diets, as most people know. They’re rich in certain mono-unsaturated and poly-unsaturated fats that keep our hearts healthy, lower cholesterol, and they even contain fiber and protein to keep us full. Avocados are one of the best anti-aging foods you can eat, but you can also use them in your beauty routine too – not just in the kitchen!

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While you might not have thought to purchase this brilliant green fruit for your natural l

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You didn’t think Rihanna was going to let us go into the fall without any new Fenty Beauty products did you? While in Vegas at the Sephora Store Leadership Conference, last weekend, the Bad Gal announced the latest addition to her makeup line — the Ultra Fine Brow Pencil & Styler featuring 14 shades dropping August 23.

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Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis is adding another achievement to her already impeccable resume: L’Oréal Paris spokesperson.

On Tuesday (September 10), it was announced that the 54-year-old How to Get Away With Murder star will be the face of the company’s L’Oréal Paris’ Age Perfect line.

In an interview with PEOPLE, Viola admitted that this all feels “surreal,” especially since she has never felt linked to the concepts of “beauty and femininity.”

“It fe

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1. She didn’t work all night.

You know that line “She gets up while it is yet night…” (v. 15), and that other one, “and her lamp does not go out at night” (v. 18)? Judging by this combination, the woman never sleeps!

This is not what the verse means, however. That wouldn’t make sense for the long-term health of women, and it wouldn’t make sense for the Sabbatical culture in which she lived. No, God’s women take time for rest. They need Sabbath. So how come her lamp doesn’t go out at night?

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Sensitive Skin

First and foremost, you should think about your skin type. Do you have sensitive skin? If the answer is yes, there is a good chance that certain makeups are going to break you out. They’ll lead to more blemishes developing on your face. Well, this is a problem that you’ll want to avoid. With that being said, you should choose a gentle makeup. Make sure that it doesn’t contain any chemicals that could dry out the skin. Do that and your makeup will look great throughout the day a
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1. Straight back Goddess braids

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As mentioned above, there are multiple ways to style goddess braids, if it is the first time you’re creating this hairstyle, go for straight back goddess braids. It is super simple and can suit almost any look and occasion. Straight goddess braids are nothing but a relatively thicker version of typical cornrows. Add golden beads to add some sparkle to your style.

2. Coiled Spiral

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Create one large braid and loop it all round your scalp to get a coiled spiral loo

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The vast history of braids can be traced back to B.C. times, and are still an important aspect of black culture anywhere around the world. Lately, we have been seeing a proliferation of non-black individuals who don this style, which has caused a spark on the cultural appropriation conversation. The style and accessories of braids have been used as a form of communication all throughout the African diaspora, which is a point that is important to make when having complex conversati

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 Here are twenty braided hairstyles to think about the next time you're ready to try a new do.

Braided Puff

When we talk about braided styles for black women, we usually think of options that require an extended trip to your favorite braider. But, Fatou Diedhiou shows us that we can remix even the puff with braids. See her tutorial here.

Classic Box Braids

Classic box braids are always a good idea. Ashley Blaine shows us that you can rock them with dipped or no

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I used to be of the silly, silly belief that short curly hair was kinda limiting (I know). But after I went on an Instagram spiral in search of the prettiest short and curly hairstyles, I realized the limit truly does not exist—there are so many ways to style shorter curls, as long as you know what products to use.

So whether you’re in the mood to finally make the big chop and cut off all your curls (do it! DO IT!) or you’re just in a majo

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1) The Neat Fade Short Haircut

The secret to this impressive and elegant hairstyle lies with the clean lines on the head’s sides. As long as you go to the barber’s regularly to maintain the clean cut of the fade, you will be one of the best-groomed men.

2) Back-swept Short Braids

Just because you want to keep your hair short doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider braids at all. As long as you don’t go for a buzz cut, your short-to-medium hair should be enough to create little braids. Once you hav

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