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Jamaican Beauty Bloggers You Should follow on Instagram

Global Spotlight Feature: Jamaica Some Jamaican based beauty brands include: Lippies by Shana, which is a lipstick based cosmetics company and Earth Elements Jamaica which is a natural skincare, haircare, and bodycare brand. The artists that i’ll be mentioning today all have Jamaican heritage. Many still live on the island and others live overseas. The beauty …

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Ghanaian Beauty Gurus you should know

When researching about the beauty industry in Ghana, I found out about an initiative called ‘MakeupGhana’  which is is seeking to promote and advance the beauty industry in Ghana. The beauty industry  in Ghana has grown steadily over the last few years. Social media has helped more artists work be seen while traditional brands like …

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14 Upcoming Beauty Gurus with Deep Dark Skin

It’s no secret that dark skinned women in the entertainment, fashion and beauty industry often get the short end of the stick.  Social media campaigns like #Unfairandlovely and #blackgirlsaremagic exist because mainstream media outlets continually present a singular image of white, blonde and long-legged as the default definition of beauty.  Although there have been positive steps …

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Green Glam: 20 Makeup ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

No idea  how to beat your face for St. Patrick’s Day? We’ve got you covered with these 20 glamorous looks that will have others green with makeup envy when you head to  St. Patrick’s Day events this weekend! Be sure to show these stunning black beauties some love on social media! SPLENDIDBEAUTY_ A photo posted …

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Global Spotlight Feature: Nigeria

Hey Queens, so for our weekly Global Spotlight Feature this week, we’ll be discussing Nigeria. This West African nation is sometimes called the “Giant of Africa” because of its large population. Currently Nigeria has been on the rise in the booming African beauty industry. Artists have the ability to make a full-time income via clients …

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Social Media Queens: 20 Most Popular Black Beauty Gurus

As #Oscarsowhite showed, it is no secret that the beauty, fashion and entertainment industry grapples with a lack of diversity and inclusion. Despite the obstacles for people of colour to succeed in these industries, non-traditional social media platforms like Youtube and Instagram are creating pathways for women of colour to rise to the top! Social …

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10 tutorials showcasing Beautiful, Big Lips!

Although MAC Cosmetics has finally addressed the racist remarks that were made regarding a black model’s lips featured on their Instagram page, the outrage over the racist comments which included “Jay Z lips”  caused the incident to trend on several social media platforms. The @maccosmetics saga! I’m glad this is trending on social media so …

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