Archive | September, 2009

Beauty Blog Giveaways!

15 Sep

There are quite a few beauty blogs giving away lots of little goodies on their sites! We encourage you all to go ahead and scout the web and see if you can snag something 🙂 Some of these sites include:

Just Jen: This giveaway includes :

  • Soap & Glory Flirtigo Moisturising Body Mist
  • The Body Shop Body & Leg Shine (gorgeous wash off fake tan)
  • The Body Shop Satsuma Body Butter
  • Topshop pearl stud earrings
  • Nails Inc nail polish inMarylebone high st
  • The Body Shop mini hi-shine lipgloss (love this!!)
  • No7 New Extravagant Lashes in Black
  • Girls Aloud lashes, Cheryl.

missmercurylady: This giveaway includes MAC products.

good luck!

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Substance Abuse is NOT a Joke…

4 Sep

It’s time for us to get serious for a second.

In a time when a lot of folk are down in the dumps (this recession is a killer), people develop vices. But we PLEASE ask of you that you do NOT turn to substances. Not only do you hurt yourselves, you hurt your family and your friends.

Maia Campbell, who we’ve all known as Tiffany from the UPN sitcom In The House, starring LL Cool J, has been caught on camera in a clearly disillusioned state. The video is very disturbing and is NSFW, so please be mindful:

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Can Chris Rock Find Out Who Has “GOOD HAIR”??

3 Sep

Chris Rock has a new movie/documentary hitting theaters in October titled “Good Hair”

Check out the Preview:

Chris Rock made this movie for his daughter that wanted to know why she doesn’t have good hair.  That situation is oh so sad but Im glad to see that the issues that have plagued African American woman for 400 years are finally coming to mainstream media.  As botched up as a job that Trya did on her talk show referring to “good and bad hair” I’m happy that she addressed it.  Our hair can be the topic of conversation across many different communities but unfortunately most of the problems lie within us.  From the video of the mother viciously combing through her child’s hair calling her nappy and other types of obscenities to the black woman that like “The White Girl Flow”… we got issues.   I hope that when black woman see these movies and watch these shows, we can start to delve deeper into ourselves and discover the beauty that we all carry.