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Beauty in every shade: Angélica Daas

In this moving TED Talk,  Angélica Daas acknowledges the complexities of skin tone, specifically how skin color is unfortunately used to ascribe positive or negative characteristics to people. Influenced by the pervasive racial inequity she experienced as a dark skinned woman born in Brazil, Angélica created Humanae, a portrait photography project that challenges how we think …

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31 Beauty Brands Owned By Black Women

The number one complaint from most melanin girls is that it is hard to find shades and colors catered to our skin tones or the options are too limited. Though there are some great companies out there that have heard our plea (MAC, Colourpop, Lancôme), the companies listed below are creations from melanin girl bosses who decided to …

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Want To Be A Makeup Artist? Let’s Build Your Kit!

From 15 second viral clips on Instagram, to the continued growth of beauty channels on Youtube, makeup artists are an  influential part of social media. The incredible success of MUAs such as: Beatfacehoney, Michelle Phan and Anastasia Beverly Hills; through social media platforms, has  inspired many men and women to become MUAs. The #makeup hashtag has 80,095,610 number …

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Grow your Instagram Followers with 5 simple steps

With a reported number of 300 million users and 70 million photos shared each day, Instagram has become a key marketing and social engagement tool for businesses. It is also a great platform for testing out new business ideas. To leverage Instagram as a marketing tool, some marketers have turned to buying fake followers and …

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