Fashion & Beauty

A Few Black Long Island Beauty Brands to Support
Fashion & Beauty

A Few Black Long Island Beauty Brands to Support

Since the start of the decade, the number of Black business owners increased by 30% correlating with an increase of the Black population. However, self-employed Black business owners are only a third of what the white self-employed demographic is. Men are also more likely to be self-employed rather than women.  According to the 2019 State

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Fashion & Beauty

Long Island Makeup Artists of Color Speak Up About Inclusivity in the Beauty Industry

On Sept. 3, actress, singer and producer, Selena Gomez launched her cosmetic brand, Rare Beauty, which is exclusive only on the brand’s website and Sephora. The brand’s mission statement promotes uniqueness and supporting customers of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and more. The brand also advocates for mental health with its “Rare Impact” which has

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Business

Staying Cozy N Cute During Quarantine

Priscilla Wesson — entrepreneur, self confessed online shopaholic, full-time mother of two lovely daughters and wife — is the brilliant mind behind children’s online clothing store Cozy N Cute Kids Boutique. Where the coronavirus pandemic has sent so many into a tailspin and left a lot of businesses floundering, Wesson launched her business despite COVID-19

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Mother-Daughter Duo Vera Moore and Consuella Helms-Jeune Show How They Make the Family Business Work
Business

Mother-Daughter Duo Vera Moore and Consuella Helms-Jeune Show How They Make the Family Business Work

The goal of Huntington Village’s new boutique Chez Lãa Reine is to cater to the Queen in you; it’s literal translation is The Queen’s Place. Mother-daughter duo Vera Moore and Consuella Helms-Jeune have partnered with the storeowner Rhonda Taylor-Gooden, to do this by offering royal treatment by offering spa treatments and beauty products. “I’ve been

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Fashion Show Aims to Raise Money For Sickle Cell Warriors
Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Show Aims to Raise Money For Sickle Cell Warriors

With over 30 models, eight designers and 15 vendors, Rockville Centre is about to see a serious fashion show for a good cause. The creator of the show, Venice Richards, is a longtime educator who had to manage sickle cell her whole life. With a $3,000 goal in mind, Richards is determined to help fellow

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Iconic "Crazy Rich Asians" Gown Finds New Home at the Smithsonian
Entertainment

Iconic “Crazy Rich Asians” Gown Finds New Home at the Smithsonian

The dress described by “Crazy Rich Asians” Director Jon M. Chu as a “Cinderella dress” is making a major move to the Smithsonian. This was the gown that turned heads in the pivotal scene of “Crazy Rich Asians” where Rachel Chu, played by actress Constance Wu, arrives at a luxurious wedding and surprises everyone including

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What Pure Coconut and Olive Oil Did For My Hair
Fashion & Beauty

What Pure Coconut and Olive Oil Did For My Hair

Ever since I could remember, I’ve dealt with a dry scalp. It’s a struggle, and I know I’m not the only one who fights this fight. Recently, I was put on to a life-changing treatment thanks to my aunt, and it didn’t even require a run to the beauty supply store. The secret sauce is

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Talented Teen Designer Egypt Ufele Embraces Her Mother's Foundation
Fashion & Beauty

Talented Teen Designer Egypt Ufele Embraces Her Mother’s Foundation

Proclamations, awards and articles fill young Egypt Ufele’s work space, which is a credit to how much the fashion designer has accomplished in her short 13 years of life. She’s traveled to the Virgin Islands, California, Africa and other regions of the world putting out highly acclaimed designs and speaking on behave of those who

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