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25 Days of Black Biz, Brooklyn, Business, haircare, Le Luxe Studio, Lifestyle, Living, Nails, Reviews, self care, women entrepreneurs -

When it comes to beauty and haircare, black women know that taking good care of yourself takes time. Not only do we spend energy traveling to different locations to meet our beauty needs, but we also spend a good amount of money depending on where we shop. Le Luxe Beauty Studio in Brooklyn, NY is […]

The post Black Business Review: Le Luxe Beauty Studio takes self care to the next level appeared first on theGrio.

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Coloring Pins was birthed by Essence Hayes, after discovering that she loved wearing pins,  but never seeing ones that represented “us” on the market. The pins, which are not only fashionable and culturally relevant, also serve as conversation starters because of their bold statements and creative display of all things blackness. Hayes and her pins […]

The post How one woman turned pins into a ‘I’m black and I’m proud’ movement appeared first on theGrio.

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Kalkidan Gebreyohannes was tired of the void she saw for black designers who created high-end, luxury handbags.

The post KALU: Contemporary luxury handbags for the masses appeared first on theGrio.

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Tamara Baskin is bringing upscale style to the thrift store experience

The post ‘Golden Rags’ owner is changing the way you thrift appeared first on theGrio.

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Madali, which is the Filipino word for "easy," says its product eliminates any potential issues its customers may have experienced with other brands of hair such as tangling and matting...

The post Embrace your flyness with hair from ‘Madali’ appeared first on theGrio.

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The Spelman grad features products from 5 Black woman owned businesses through her customized gift baskets...

The post Delivering #BlackGirlMagic right to your door one gift basket at a time appeared first on theGrio.

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Before Fenty Beauty hit the market, Harvard Business School grads KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson, founded Mented Cosmetics (short for pigmented), a cosmetics collection specifically crafted with black women in mind. In a beauty market that fails to see “us,” they continue to challenge normal beauty standards by letting it be known that black […]

The post Mented Cosmetics developed a cosmetics line perfect for all pigments appeared first on theGrio.

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Health and wellness has become a movement for self-care and self-improvement and increasingly a ‘cool’ trend in pop culture.  But there is still something the industry could use more of: Melanin. Thankfully, that’s where Hampton University grad Briana Owens comes in. Owens is the creator of Spiked Spin, is a weekly fitness movement dedicated to creating […]

The post Move over Soul Cycle – this black woman is putting a little more ‘spike’ in your ride appeared first on theGrio.

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Celia Williamson turned her entrepreneurial spirit and aspirations into a thriving home decor and jewelry business.

The post Get your swag and style up with an exclusive piece from ‘Sticki Icki’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Who doesn’t love a great spa day? Even better, who doesn’t love a spa day that is going to enhance your melaninated skin, while also being able to support a black owned business simultaneously. Owned by St. Vincent native, Marsha-Ann Boyea, downtown Brooklyn’s Cynergy Spa, favors a holistic approach while also incorporating its African-American heritage […]

The post This black-owned Brooklyn spa wants to enhance & rejuvenate your melanin skin appeared first on theGrio.

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For many young professionals, going from work to glam isn’t easy. But don’t worry though— Avonda Turner has got you covered. Turner tells theGrio.com she really felt the need to upgrade her wardrobe when she started her professional career.  Her first thought was to purchase statement jewelry to add a pop to her look, but she couldn’t afford […]

The post Avonda Turner is helping women go from desk to dinner with one simple step appeared first on theGrio.

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The beauty industry is a trillion dollar business. But with so many products being created, packaged and sold, it’s difficult to sift through the ones that are best for our skin and hair needs...

The post Put your health first with products from Camille Rose Naturals appeared first on theGrio.

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Harlem's transformation may have initially felt like it was happening at a gradual pace. Now, it might as well be lightning speed...

The post Karl Franz Williams is revitalizing cocktail culture in Harlem appeared first on theGrio.

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For some of us, we get a natural high when we hear the sounds of Future, Gucci Mane, Jeezy, Waka Flocka, T.I., 2 Chainz and Migos sharing their street tales of struggle to triumph. Some may even call it euphoric...

The post Get fit, get lit with ‘Grillz and Granola’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Imagine a life where you were able to discover where both your purpose and passion intersect. Sounds perfect, right? Well, it’s possible with the help of Jovian Zayne. If you don’t know her personally, just know that her reputation definitely precedes her. Known as a light that shines as soon as she enters a room, […]

The post Jovian Zayne is helping people discover their purpose appeared first on theGrio.

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When a woman looks good, most often, she also feels good too. Entrepreneur and designer Kamilah Campbell thrives on helping women do just that. Campbell launched The Pink Locket, a modern handmade jewelry line that prides itself on having quality products with a personal touch. Campbell’s love for jewelry began before she launched her company, however. Having had an interest […]

The post Kamilah Campbell is helping women look great, feel great with handmade jewelry appeared first on theGrio.

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Llulo is the epitome of for us, by us. In 2011, Michelle Olomojobi went shopping for a crop top, but failed to find something that reflected her African heritage and culture...

The post Michelle Olomojobi’s ‘Llulo’ brand is sprinkling a bit of the Motherland all over the world appeared first on theGrio.

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At La Maison Midtown in Houston, they’re cooking up more than breakfast: Luxury accommodations that rival any hotel...

The post La Maison Midtown in Houston is bed and breakfast redefined appeared first on theGrio.

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As a serial entrepreneur, Arsha Jones is no stranger to the hustle it takes to launch and run your own business. But she does so with such ease that one would never know the blood, sweat and tears that comes with it. Her latest venture, Tees in the Trap, which was launched over two years ago, […]

The post ‘Tees in the Trap’ blends sophistication with a little ratchet appeared first on theGrio.

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If you’ve never seen the movie Coming To America, don’t know how to play spades or where to store the bag filled with plastic bags in the kitchen, then it may be time for you to get your ‘black card’ revoked. In the past, you could only take this premise so far. But now, there’s a […]

The post Latesha Williams is coming for your black card in the most hilarious way appeared first on theGrio.

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Kashmir Thompson may not be a household name just yet, but her artwork is just as important as the Jean-Michel Basquiats, Kara Walkers and Kehinde Wileys of the world. The 20-something-year-old Cleveland native has become an internet sensation over the past year for capturing some of the most iconic moments of the 1990s in a […]

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