• Beauty

    Red Carpet Ready

    by: Mz. Red Carpet It’s that time again!!! The holidays are approaching and the festivities are beginning. The smell of chicken and dressing, mac & cheese and peach cobbler in the oven. Omg, is anybody else just as excited about Thanksgiving like I am? Christmas food, maybe? Okay, inner fat girl kicking in, #DontJudgeMe. Some of you may be attending holiday parties and want to step that makeup game up just a little bit more than normal.  Well, you’re in luck! I decided to give u a couple of makeup looks that you could recreate on your own. Let’s get started!  Look #1 My brows were done using the Nyx…

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    Blogger to Vlogger

    by: Joi Divine   This season is all about family, friends, good food, and (just like every other season for us beauty junkies) makeup. I had the lovely opportunity of chatting with a fellow makeup lover, beauty blogger, and mommy named Shariece Turner-Solis (or Shariece Alisha on YouTube) out of El Paso, TX. I got to know Shariece through a hashtag on Instagram that was started by Shana Moore, another blogger on YouTube. Shana’s hashtag ThePaintedLipsProject came out of the desire to see more women of color represented in the mainstream beauty industry. Shariece and I have both posted pictures of ourselves in our favorite lip color using the hashtag…

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    Proverbs 31 featuring Chereal J. Wynn Murray

    Chereal J. Wynn Murray is the founder and CEO of the School of Esther. The School of Esther is a bible based charm school located on the west coast of the United States. Upon the opportunity to speak with her the editor wants to share a little of the conversation with you, our readers.   Editor: Where did the desire come from to have the school of Esther? CWM: The desire came from growing up in the church and seeing a lot of people who did not have the guidance of their grandmother and the guidance of their mom on how to carry themselves and how to love themselves. They…

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    On the Bright Side featuring LaTosha Johnson

    Meet LaTosha Johnson. She has her master’s degree in health administration and never thought about becoming a seamstress. But, life changes. Through the changes of her life she has an online boutique, Patty Maxine. It started as an addition to her career but she has recently found herself doing this full time since the summer. LaTosha has rolled with the currents on the river of life. Find out what she has to say about this new venture. Editor: Can you tell me what inspired you to start Patty Maxine? LJ: Patty and Maxine are both real people. They are my grandmothers. Patty is my dad’s mom. Maxine is my great-grandmother…

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    Fit is the New It!

    Yes, Honey! Fit IS the new it! I’m sure it’s the same for all of us… The winter season is the most difficult time of the year to stay #Snatched! This time of year beholds Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day with all that good ‘ol cooking and baking from granny and mama’s kitchen. Not to mention, all the holiday parties at school, work, church and within your acquaintance circles. With all these opportunities to indulge in holiday cheer, its no wonder staying fit during the winter is a task!  Let’s discuss a few ways to enjoy the holiday season and stay on top of your fitness game!   1.…

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    Holiday Chronicles

    by: Brittny Loss   The Holidays are quickly approaching and we single women may start feeling the “blahs” and not even knowing why. Media and television portray a perfect holiday by spending it with that someone special… “every kiss begins with Kay’s Jewelers”. We often get caught up in what our friends talk about when going to spend time with their special man, meeting his family for the first time and what gifts they might be buying each other. Without even knowing it we allow the feeling of loneliness and emptiness to enter our lives. Lets take those feelings and replace them with family, love, and new experiences. In this…