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Dryer Time Read: Zero To Breakthrough

Harness the power of a breakthrough mentality by taking action, and then combining planning with discipline and persistence to achieve your goals.

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Sanaa Lathan’s Wondrous Waves

Sanaa Lathan is pure talent!  We all remember her memorable performances in Love and Basketball, Brown Sugar, Something New, A Raisin in…

Fear Is Not My Boss

Dryer Time Read: ‘Fear is Not My Boss’ By Sonya R. Ward

Fear is Not My Boss by first time author, Sonya R. Ward is an absolute instrument of inspiration! The book chronicles the writers’…

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Stylist Spotlight: Ellin LaVar

The many celebrities who prize exquisite, versatile and easy-care hairstyles have made Ellin LaVar one of the most sought after hair designers…

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Rihanna Debuts Short Red Fringed ‘Do At “Rock In Rio”

Once you become a megastar that means that millions and millions of people all over the world know your name. Rihanna was…

In Search Of Our Roots

Dryer Time Read: ‘In Search of Our Roots’ By Henry Louis Gates Jr.

For too long, African Americans’ family trees have been barren of branches, but, very recently, advanced genetic testing techniques, combined with archival…

Raisin In The Sun

Dryer Time Read: ‘A Raisin In The Sun’

“A play that changed American theater forever.” —The New York Times When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun…

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Roxanna Floyd Gives Quick Tips For The Perfect Interview Face

Roxanna Floyd, creative beauty director for Fashion Fair® Cosmetics and makeup artist to the stars, gives quick tips for the perfect interview face.

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Dryer Time Read: The Girlfriends’ Guide To Having Everything You Ever Dreamed Of & More

GET YOURS! Hey, Girlfriend, What Do You Dream Of? Do you want more from your job, your man, your life? Well, in…

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QOTD: How Do I Color My Hair Without Harsh Chemicals?

This natural plant dye may be your best option.

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#QOTD: How Can I Prevent Split Ends?

Creme of Nature hair care expert Teneya Gholston shares how to prevent those dreaded split ends.

Classic African American Gospel by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Classic African American Gospel by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings offers introspective into the old time recordings of the sacred sounds of African American…

Get The Look: Kinky Curly Faux Hawk

Get The Look: Kinky Curly Faux Hawk

Some say it’s blondes, but this bronze beauty proves that brown girls have all the fun.  From her deep-brown hair with highlights…

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Use of Cornrows

For this fun look,  cornrows are used.  However the model’s hair was pinned down and a natural-textured weave was added on. Like…

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Dull skin? 3 Tips To Get Your Glow On

I have noticed that my skin looks dull and lackluster. The area under my eyes is often dull and dark as well….

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Add Some ‘Magic’ To Your Updo With This Hair Staple

Up with Elegance This upsweep might just be the ticket. One way to help define a curled look and keep it soft…