Staff Writer

Rashidah has strong interests in fashion, beauty, lifestyle and consumer brands. She started this blog as an avenue to merge mass- consumer companies with ethnic women who want to look and feel their best. When she is not researching material for her blog, you can find Rashidah on the phone with top national and local editors, producers and journalists as a media relations specialist. Rashidah received her Bachelors and Master’s degree in Communications Studies, specializing in public relations, from The College of New Rochelle. She resides in New York City.

My V-Day Diary

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I love Valentine’s Day – even when I’m not in a relationship. Those times when I didn’t have someone special, I still celebrated the day with my two sister girls, Jada and Janet, which usually meant dinner reservations and the cutest Valentine’s Day movie at AMC movie theater.  There is something nostalgic about still believing…

Valentine’s Day Love: Barbie and Ken Back Together

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While reading Entertainment Weekly this morning I noticed that Barbie and Ken were officially back together. What a lovely surprise and very fitting for Valentine’s Day. We all break up to make up. I’ve rekindled with at least two of my ex-boyfriends, including the one I’m with today after a six-month separation. One of America’s…

Play the Mating Game and Win TACORI Jewelry

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TACORI, the legendary fine jewelry designer known for exquisite platinum and diamond engagement rings, is delighted to unveil their latest industry first, the new interactive TACORI Mating Game online match making gaming experience and sweepstakes on Facebook. On the TACORI Mating Game players are taken on an intimate stroll down lovers’ lane to see where…

Marlon Wayans Heads Safe Breath Alliance

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To announce the Safe Breath Alliance (SBA), the first completely made-up organization committed to educating Americans about the importance of practicing safe breath, actor and comedian Marlon Wayans, has officially declared February 2011 “Safe Breath Awareness Month” This Valentine’s Day – whether spending it with a long-time love, a blind date, or a group of…

3 Ways to Make 30 ROCK!

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I — like many of my chic friends — am about to take the leap from my roaring 20′s and enter into my 30′s –a decade filled with jazz and swing. Instead of being sad about saying goodbye to my fun-loving twenties filled with memories of my travels to London, Barcelona, Venice, Amsterdam and even…

Debunking Beauty Myths

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There are a few beauty myths that are circulating around Black women, which are completely false. A few myths that comes to mind are “Black doesn’t crack” (y’all know what I mean) and “lotion on my face makes my skin greasy.” While reading African Beauty Tip, I read some other myths that I wanted to share with my…

Winter-Proof Your Skin with Borghese

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With winter kicking into high gear and colder temperatures wreaking havoc on your skin, now is the time to beat the season with a collection that will rejuvenate and revive both skin and spirit! During the winter, skin needs to be rescue from the elements. There is a seven-piece indulgent skincare set called Bel Viso by…

Pop THAT Question, Again, Honey!

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More than half a million men plan to “pop the question” this proposal season — which is usually between November and February. To help create the perfect proposal for brides and grooms-to-be, Men’s Health and TheKnot.com partnered and surveyed more than 3,000 men and women for their fourth annual proposal survey. I love surveys that…