Want Of The Week: Tory Burch’s BCA Boots

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October = Breast Cancer Awareness month = All pink EVERYTHING. You’re going to find yourself inundated with pink products this month. Everything’s coming up rose, hot, fuchsia, powder or pale. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I’ll be sharing my top picks for the hottest pink items out there. First stop – Tory Burch. […]

Plus Size Designer Collaborations at Target – Best Idea EVER!

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An idea has been marinating in my mind for the last few weeks. It was sparked when I went shopping in the suburbs of Illinois, and realized how many items of beautiful plus size designer clothing was for sale. TJ Maxx. Nordstrom Rack. Marshalls. All of these stores had heavy racks of Calvin Klein, Ralph […]

No Makeup Week Challenge

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I used to be such a tomboy back in the day. Teeshirts, jeans, very little makeup. That was me all day every day. Then in my sophomore year of college, I started wearing skirts and realized I looked good in them. And from there it was a slippery slope to complete and utter girliness. Now, […]

Oyin Supports Responsible Reform for Safer Cosmetics!

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Bellas – in my time here as a blogger, I haven’t featured many guest blogger posts. I blame that on my inner control freak. But every now and then we have to admit that we don’t know everything about everything – and the issues surrounding the new proposed bill called the “Safe Cosmetics Act of […]

Tyler Perry’s “Colored Girls” – Will You See It?

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So much has been written about Tyler Perry’s upcoming film adaptation of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, penned by Ntozake Shange and loved by so many. This photo of the cast has just emerged, to give fans something to anticipate. From left to right: Anika Noni Rose (as […]

Feedburner is Fixed!

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Bellas – for a while I got some messages from you about an issue on the site. The RSS feed wasn’t working for some random reason. Honestly, I know so much more about the creative side of blogging and so little about stuff like that…I had no idea how to fix it. Until tonight, when […]

The 100 Most Powerful Black Women on Twitter

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Allow me to get personal for a moment. Today has been an emotional rollercoaster. Between worrying about assignments I’m behind on, deadlines I’m drowning in, and finding an affordable, comfortable place to stay in New York for Fashion Week – it’s all been killing my joie de vivre. But this morning I woke up to […]