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Minimalist Accessory Staples
For those who prefer a minimalist look that is easy to maintain, you’re not looking for bold and in your face accessories.
Katrina Jo Is Helping BIPOC Business Owners See Green
They say the first 5 years of any start-up are the hardest, but entrepreneur Katrina Jo has officially launched her digital platform, KatrinaJo.com, to prove that it doesn’t have to be! Yes, we all know that securing funding for your passion project can be a vital and vicious task in the process of pitching…but with …
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5 Gift Ideas for the Person That’s Always Busy
To help you surprise a friend or loved one with the ideal present, here are 5 gift ideas for the person who’s always busy.
Home Essential Checklist: 6 Things You May Forget About
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5 Things to Know Before Doing a Home Renovation
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5 Tips to Prepare for a Household Move
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6 Essentials Every Entrepreneur Needs
Entrepreneurship requires you to meet with various customers, stakeholders, and business partners from all over the world.
6 Exterior Home Improvement Project Ideas
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5 Tips to Starting a Fix and Flip Business
Make your HGTV dreams a reality with these 5 tips for starting a fix and flip business.
8 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a Long-Distance Relationship
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It doesn’t hurt to plan ahead--especially if you and your partner are on the other side of the country.
10 Affordable Gifts For Your Boyfriend for Valentine’s Day
Buying gifts for your boyfriend is never easy. It doesn’t matter how well you know each other or how long you’ve been together, gifts for men are just hard.
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4 Health and Wellness Trends for Mommas to Try
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How to Get Quality Sleep as New Parents
New parent status aside, your sleep is as important as it’s always been. Here’s how to get better, more restful sleep so you can continue to be the superhero parent you are.
How to Create a Financial Plan to Achieve Your Goals
We have great news—you’re already on your way to achieving your goals! Deciding you need to create a financial plan is a crucial step towards success, meaning you’re already one step ahead of the game.
How to Design and Create a Gallery Wall
Everyone loves art museums. The sophisticated atmosphere, the fascinating art pieces, the storied collections of paintings – they’re a great place to sit and think about life. But what if we told you that you could bring that same atmosphere to your own home?
4 Screening Tips for Potential Tenants
If you want to fully vet a potential new tenant prior to move-in, follow these four screening tips to ensure you know exactly whose moving in.
5 Steps to Settling Your Tax Debt
Although the prospect of settling your tax debt might make you want to escape to a deserted island indefinitely, following these steps will help get you back on track.
6 Must-Haves for the Frequent Business Traveler
Read on for our six must-haves for any frequent business traveler working hard for their goals.
5 Tips to Prepare for Buying Your First Home
Buying your first home is a monumental achievement. Just like getting married or having a child, it’s a milestone that’s sure to make you feel like you’re mastering the art of adulthood.
Tory Lanez Facing Gun Charges While Riding With Megan Thee Stallion
Tory Lanez and Megan Thee Stallion in trouble with the law after claims of being involved in altercation in the Hollywood Hills.
Face It: 3 Hydrating Primers For Your Sensitive Skin
Beauty mavens know that great primers are a major key in make up melt down preventions. Nothing is worse then beating your face in the morning before you head out for the day and doing a mid day glam check only to realize that half of your make is running or wearing off.
The SBA Has A Grant For You!
Freelancers, independent contractors, and gig workers are eligible to receive a $1,000 grant which does not have to be repaid.
The Rise of Stunna Girl
Stunna Girl used her past experiences to create the music that has captivated many today while garnering countless number of fans who relate to her message.
How to Care for Your Parents During a Pandemic
Across the globe, people everywhere have been feeling the life-altering and even fatal effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
5 Tips to Keep Your Small Business Finances in Order
For many small business owners, the biggest challenge is figuring out how to keep your finances in order while working on such minimal profit margins.
Essential Gear for Your Springtime Shapeup
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How to Transform Your Bedroom from Lame to Luxury
A nice bedroom is essential for getting a good night’s rest. Here’s how you can transform your bedroom space from lameness to luxury.
How Brilliant Babes Survive A Pandemic
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The RealReal Makes It Easy to Shop For Used Clothing
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How to Decorate when You Have a Pet
One of the easiest ways to decorate well when you have a pet is by training them well not to destroy your things.
5 Awesome Valentine’s Day Gifts for that Special Someone
No matter what your love language is, these presents are destined to delight the apple of your eye.
3 Ways to Elevate Your Style in 2020
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6 Female Athletes You Should Look Out For at the 2020 Olympics
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How to Pack for a Tropical Getaway
With the winter season fast-approaching, there’s no better time to start thinking about where you’ll fly next to escape the short days and balmy temperatures.
The Brilliance Behind ENVSN: Sharifa Murdock and Laura Stylez
As the pre-fall breeze blew from the East River this past September, hundreds of eager, passion-driven pupils filed into Brooklyn’s Industry City for this one-of-a-kind career inspiring event: ENVSN Fest. Here, hopeful youths walk in with a dream and leave with a vision. As much as people discredit them, this generation of young people hold …
Focus on These 5 Steps for a Perfect Beauty Routine
We all want to look like the next easy, breezy, beautiful Covergirl, or the next model on the September issue of Vogue. But achieving those highlighted cheekbones and silky-smooth skin may seem near to impossible for most of us.
5 Wardrobe Additions to Prepare for Colder Weather
As the summer comes to a close, it’s time to phase out your tank tops and summer dresses for cozy knits, heavy coats, and of course, fall and winter layers.
Fun Things to Do with Your Friends this Fall
This fall, why not treat yourself and your girl gang to some lighthearted, seasonal fun?
Antiretroviral Therapy: Where is it Now and Where is it Going?
Research in antiretroviral medicines could mean a promising future for living with the virus--but when can we expect to access it?
7 Tips for a Sizzling Summer
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8 Ways to Treat Yourself this Summer
Whether you’re single or in a relationship, it’s always beneficial to do something nice for yourself. It can be hard to rationalize spending some extra time and money on self-care but it’s important, especially during busy times in your life.
8 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Get Back in the Gym
Hitting the gym sounds like a great idea, but when it comes to actually doing it, it can feel next to impossible to motivate yourself to hop in the car and go.
Nasty Gal Just Debuted Their First Plus Size Swimsuit Collection
Good news: it looks like the body positivity movement isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Right on time for the summer, Nasty Gal has just released their very first plus size swimwear line. The collection features an expansive range of bikinis and beachwear — from elegant cover-ups and mix-and-match separates, to trendy one-pieces and vintage-cut styles.
Hullema Reddick Brings Awareness To Her Culture Through Her Artistry
For Philadelphia based entrepreneur, Hullema Reddick, hair is the canvas where she unfolds her artistry. In an industry that has lack of representation for Muslim women, Reddick hopes to be one of the representatives for change.
The Ladies of Love & Hip Hop And Their Side Hustle Bags
Though widely celebrated for their roles as the stars of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, the ladies of the hit reality tv show have hustles that extend far beyond the millions of viewers who tune in to their lives Monday nights on VH1.
Elle Varner Returns With Sexy New Single “Pour Me”
Elle Varner stole our hearts back in 2011 with the release of her first single "Only Wanna Give It To You" which was followed up with the release of her most popular song to date, "Refill". Devoted fans and music lovers alike have been in heavy anticipation of new music and an album. In January of 2019, Elle dropped off a treat for us all with a new single, "Pour Me" featuring Wale.
Shenna Debuts The Official Music Video for “Hope You’re Happy”
With a new EP on the way titled Blue Memories, Shenna is back with her lead single and video for "Hope You're Happy", a dreamy yet up-tempo track with a message about our generations addiction to social media.
Funny Girl Jessie Woo Is The #GirlBoss We Aspire to Be
“I’ve always wanted people to see who I am with all I am, and accept me for that,” said Jessie Woo, the jack-of-all trades BET commentator, Power Star Live host, and Love & Hip Hop: Miami cast member. With an extremely bubbly and unapologetic personality, talent, and unwavered motivation, she plans to blaze the trail for Haitian women everywhere.
Fashion Architect Karl Lagerfeld Passes In Paris
Fashion Icon and widely celebrated designer, Karl Lagerfeld, passed away in Paris Tuesday morning at 85 years old. Notably known for his work as creative director for the French Fashion House, Chanel, Lagerfeld's influence has transcended throughout the world of fashion for many decades.
Nicki Minaj Quits BET Award Show After Shady Tweet From The Network
The controversy between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B continues as many outlets have decided to chime in on Cardi's historical Grammy win. This past Sunday, we all tuned in as Cardi B made history, winning the award for Best Rap Album of The Year.
R&B Artist Jas Talks Music, Career, and Advice
Jasmine Erica Robinson, commonly known as Jas, is an R&B artist on the rise. The budding songstress recently just dropped her new, upbeat single “Kick-Up”, which is about having a fun, care-free night out.
5 Habits That Your Vagina Hates You For
A healthy vagina is at the top of the list for female hygiene. And while I may not be as well versed on this subject as your OBGYN, I am a woman who cares about my vaginal health.
Abstract Beauty: Kamiesha Garbadawala
Consisting of dark colors and an array of brush strokes, Kamiesha Garbadawala’s As A Whole painting is breathtaking. It was featured this summer, positioned in the center of the back wall of Galleria Ca’ D’Oro in Chelsea.
Why Denver Colorado Has Just Been Added To Our Must-Go Bucket List
From cowtown to cultural mecca, the city of Denver has reinvented itself as a worthwhile destination for foodies and art lovers alike.
Cardi B and Offset Call It Quits
bout f'in time sis! Ever since Cardi B released her album we knew there was trouble in paradise. It was IN the lyrics! No one likes their relationship questioned and Cardi B is no exception.
Her Story: The Artist Known As Young Bae
Young Bae is known for her intricate body art, exceptional design work as well as being the breakout star of Black Ink Crew!
Her Time Is Now: Natalie Paul
NCAAP Image Award nominated actress, Natalie Paul is a force to be reckoned with on screen and off. Though widely known for her role as Antoinette in the biographical film Crown Heights, she can now be seen as officer Heather Novack in USA’s Golden Globe nominated show “The Sinner".
Justine Skye Insinuates Sheck Wes Was Her Abuser
One of our favorite songstress, Justine Skye, recently released a video for her emotional single, "Build," in light of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Is The Cardi B and Nicki Minaj Beef Really Over?
Last night we all watched with popcorn as the Cardi B and Nicki Minaj beef soared to new levels. Earlier that day Minaj took to her Beats 1 radio show, Queen Radio, with all new tea to spill
ENVSN FEST 2018
CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW IMAGES FROM THE BOMBSHELL PHOTO BOOTH! ENVSN FESTIVAL X BOMBSHELL BY BLEU
A Zendaya and Tommy Hilfiger Collaboration Is In The Works
Remember back in 1996 when rumors broke out that Tommy Hilfiger reportedly stated that if he had known minorities were going to wear his clothes he wouldn't have made them "so nice" and that he wished they wouldn't wear them?
Dr. Janna Andrews Sheds Light On Breast Cancer Disparities Through ‘Kicked It In Heels’
New York based Radiation Oncologist Dr. Janna Andrews is fighting to bring women of color to the forefront in breast cancer treatment. Through her non profit organization, Kicked It In Heels, Dr. Andrews educates women about the disparities between black women and white women diagnosed with the disease.
$26K Could Get You In The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
The coveted Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is set to jump off this year in none other than New York City. Deemed as one of the most exclusive events of the year, its no wonder the show is "invite only."
adidas Originals Mini-Backpack Is A Must Have For Fall
Fall season has arrived and adidas Originals has the perfect mini accessory to add to your wardrobe. The Santiago mini-backpack is compact and can fit all your go to needs.
ENVSN: The Future of Empowered Millennial Women
This season, ENVSNfestival takes festivals to new lengths with a focus on women empowerment creating a niche that perfectly encapsulates the mindset of women who hustle.
5 Common Millennial Money Mistakes (and How to Avoid Making Them)
Millennials now account for the largest portion of the US workforce. But our generation is a lot different from our predecessors — from our beliefs and values, right down to the opportunities we have and the unique challenges we face.
LaTrice Burnette Is Leveling Out The Playing Field For Girl Bosses In The Music Biz
In an industry oversaturated with the male ego, Latrice Burnette is a muse for many young women looking to obtain success in the entertainment industry.
Teenear Drops Latest Single “Need Your Love”
Rising songstress Teenear recently blessed us with her latest single "Need Your Love." With Teenear's silvery voice fused with an uptempo beat, "Need Your Love" sends us on a melodic journey of being young and in love.
Theaster Gates Celebrates Black Female Power In Latest Installation
Theaster Gates, an American social practice installation artist and visual arts professor at The University of Chicago, latest installation is a celebration of Black female power.
The King of Fashion Week LaQuan Smith Debuts His SS19 Collection
Bold disobedience may have been the underlying aesthetic for designer LaQuan Smith and his SS19 Collection. Vintage mug shots of women who had been arrested were formed into the print of choice and assembled into beautiful slip dresses, two-piece sets, ruched mini dresses.
Nicki Minaj Drops ‘Barbie Dreams’ Video After Blasting Cardi B On Queen Radio
Days after being involved in one of the most talked about brawls in pop culture, Nicki Minaj took to her "Queen Radio" show on Beats 1 to discuss what really went down between herself and Cardi B at The Harpers Bazar Icon Party.
Face It: SoYou Cosmetic Is The Next Big Thing In K Beauty
Fast forward to the year 2018 and I can't say that I've found any products that really speak to my sensitive skin until recently being introduced to a new Korean beauty brand So You Cosmetic.
Kodie Shane: Thou Shalt Remain True To Self
Rain battered the streets of New York City as pedestrians trampled into each other with umbrellas trying to escape the madness that overtakes this city during compromising weather. I managed to sneak into the nearest Topshop to kill some time and stay dry before an important phone call. Browsing through clothes I hear Lil Yachty’s …
Did Cardi B Really Call Nicki Minaj Out Her Name
During her opening act, Cardi referred to herself as the "The Empress" which many fans believe was a subliminal towards Nicki Minaj.
Natural Born Starlet: Danielle Campbell
If pictures are truly worth a million words, it’s no wonder Danielle Campbell has nothing written in her Instagram bio.
The Makings Of A Fashion Icon: Veronica Webb
It is safe to say that the 90’s were one of the most revolutionary time periods of our era. Artists emerged, cultural views shifted and birth was given to some of the most powerful cultural icons that still reign over society today. Veronica Webb, supermodel, entrepreneur and history maker, is one of the most influential icons …
Dreams Realized: Deijah Robinson
While the rest of the world is on the run to their banks to overdraw their accounts for tickets to see Queen [B]eyoncé and her hubby Jay-Z, Deijah Robinson is running right by her side, dancing her heart out and leaving it all on that same stage every night.
This Is How You Make History: Daniella Perkins
At 17 years old, most girls are picking out prom dresses or finalizing college decisions – very few get the chance to make history and inspire a generation. Daniella Perkins is one of the lucky few.
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Has Passed Away From Pancreatic Cancer
The Queen of Soul and one of the greatest musicians to touch this earth passed away on Thursday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Fearless,Powerful, And Unapologetic: Siobhan Hunter Turns Three
If the fashion industry held an annual coronation then Siobhan Hunterwould be next to receive its crown. Founded by Alexis Hunter, her aesthetic is like the golden age of the 90’s. There’s power, rebellion, and in the midst of all the color, Black is Beautiful.
Lover of Everything, Master of None.
“But what’s your overall goal?” If I had a dollar for every time I heard this question last year, I would be so much closer to getting Sallie Mae off my back once and for all! Truthfully speaking, my reply to this question has changed so many times that I’ve lost count! Not because …
Bombshell’s It Girl Is Riveting
There’s something compelling about a woman who refuses to accept life’s status quo- a woman who simply cannot adhere or conform to a lifestyle that is unfulfilling to her soul. Lauren Miller better known as Lo Millie embodies this woman. With her inimitable ambition and uncompromising dedication to succeed, Lo is fulfilling her own personal legend and using her experiences …
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Alechia Reese considers herself equal parts warm tea and Hennesy, but you're going to need more than a sip to understand the fullness of this Bomb bae.
#BO$$ MOVES: SHARON CARPENTER
2018 is the year of the woman. Women demanded their voices be heard and stopped at nothing to achieve their greatest destiny. Sharon Carpenter, reporter, television personality, producer, and designer, is the epitome of this revolutionary woman and a true boss! It wasn’t until she moved to New York City where she discovered her passion …
#Bombshell’s Bae: Ladies Love Dave East
It is minutes before call time with one of New York City’s most acclaimed artists of the year, Dave East.
First-Generation American Guilt and Pressure
A few years ago while reading a post from Humans of New York (aka HONY) I came across this one which always spoke on my experience as a first-generation American: HONY “There’s a lot of pressure being the child of immigrants.” “Why’s that?” “My mother is Thai, my father is from Chile. They met while working at a …
The Fadia Program Breeds Young Queens In Akron Ohio
Yvette Thompson recognized at an early age that her purpose on this earth was to save others and bring positivity to her community. In 2012 she started her organization for young women -calling it Fadia, an arabic term meaning to protect others and community.
Why The Second Installment of Wonder Woman Will Break New Ground for Equal Pay
Gal Gadot and Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins are both expecting much bigger paydays for the hit movie’s upcoming sequel.
Black Women & Breast Cancer: Do You Really ‘Know Your Girls’
One out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
The New World Order of Beauty
THE STANDARDS OF BEAUTY! My, how these specifications have changed!
Janet Jackson Set To Go Back On The Road This Summer
If you missed Janet Jackson on her 56 dates “State of the World Tour, don't fret, the music icon just announced additional U.S. dates.
#BeyGood: Google Just Matched Beyoncé’s HBCU Scholarship Program
Last week we all tuned in as Beyonce made history with her iconic Coachella performance dedicated to the classic traditions only found at HBCU's.
Bruno Mars and Cardi B Just #Finessed My Whole Life
Word dropped that Bruno Mars and Cardi B would be releasing a new single tonight at midnight
Kofi, The Feminist
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Maliibu Miitch: Her Time Is Now
South Bronx native rapper, and self proclaimed ‘Lit Mamii,’ Maliibu Miitch is taking the rap game by storm and shows no sign of slowing down.
Chef Roshara Sanders Is Living In Her Purpose
Prior to being the accomplished chef she is today, Roshara spent time in the military. It was there that she evolved on her journey