Actress Teyonah Parris Reps Dark and Lovely

Teyonah Parris is the New Face of Dark and Lovely

Teyonah Parris is the New Face of Dark and Lovely

Actress Teyonah Parris is the new face of Dark and Lovely’s Au Naturale line of hair care products. The Survivor’s Remorse star made the announcement via her Instagram page earlier today, posting the following caption “So hype to finally be able to share that I’m the newest member of the @DarkandLovely family. Stay tuned for more natural hair love from us.
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I Finally Went Natural

I FINALLY WENT NATURAL

My Big Chop Story

After years of seriously neglecting my relaxed hair, I finally took the plunge and did the big chop back in August. I was originally going to try and transition, however dealing with two competing hair textures was just too much work. So, after yet another stressful wash day, I whipped out my scissors and cut all my relaxed hair off. Despite standing in front of my mirror and being nearly bald, I felt oddly empowered and free.
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‘Cocoa Swatches’ App Shows What Makeup Really Looks Like on Darker Skin Tones

COCOA SWATCHES APP FOR DARK SKIN WOMEN

Try Before You Buy: Cocoa Swatches Launches App for Dark Skin Beauties

Before you spend your hard earned money on a new lipstick shade that might not look good on your darker skin tone, you might wanna pick up the new Cocoa Swatches app by blogger Ofunne Amaka.
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Mac Cosmetics to Open Their First Make-Up Studio

Mac Cosmetics Enters the ‘Beauty Bar’ Business

MAC MAKEUP STUDIO

With relaxation spas, nails salons and weave bars littering nearly every corner in New York City, cosmetics giant Mac has decided to enter the fracas and open their very first makeup studio/beauty bar later this month.

The 63rd and Lexington Avenue location will be competing alongside other NYC newbies like Blushington and Jolie Beauty Bar, which have all popped up over the last year hoping to capitalize on the country’s ‘beauty bar’ boom.

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Black Up Cosmetics Goes Nude with New Line of Nail Lacquers

BLACK UP COSMETICS NUDE NAIL POLISH
With summer in full bloom, nude hues are now more popular than ever. From lips, to heels, to lingerie, women are loving flesh tone shades, and the latest beauty brand to acknowledge the trend is black|Up Cosmetics, who recently introduced their own line of nude nail lacquers for darker skin tones.
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My New Obsession: Scented Shea Butter

SCENTED WHIPPED SHEA BUTTER

I am absolutely obsessed with scented whipped shea butter. Ever since I discovered the shea butters from PerfumeChick.com, I have been on a quest to find as many brands as possible to try out.

My quest has so far led me to Amazon, where I purchased a patchouli scent from a company called Shea ScentSations, Etsy, where I purchased two wonderful scents from the Lovely Body company, and Belle Butters, where I purchased a Warm Vanilla scent that is advertised as being both for the body and the hair.
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