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.

Taraji P. Henson Rather Go Naked

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Taraji P. Henson used to wear fur without giving it a second thought—until she saw a documentary that revealed how animals on fur farms are skinned alive. Now, the celebrated actor is the star of a provocative new Los Angeles billboard and New York flyposting campaign for PETA in which she declares, “Fur? I’d Rather…

The #1 Must-Have Beauty Product

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What product can give you beautiful glowing skin, diminish those fine lines and wrinkles, increases your energy level, and help your overall health?…WATER! Water acts as a natural moisturiser to the skin, preventing it from drying out, helping to maintain its elasticity and giving it a general healthy glowing appearance. Hydrating your skin is an…

Bria Murphy is Now A Dark & Lovely Beauty

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Bria Murphy, daughter of model Nicole Murphy and multi-talented Hollywood icon Eddie Murphy, will be the face of Dark and Lovely’s latest product innovation, Dark and Lovely® Healthy-Gloss 5™ System, the first-ever relaxer and maintenance system to preserve and restore all five signs of healthy hair with moisture, shine, strength, softness and body. Starting in…

Did you know that MYNINES.COM relaunched?

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MyNines described as “the Kayak.com for Private Sales” by TechCrunch and one of the “hottest startups in NYC” by Business Insider is relaunching its site on today with a completely new design, new features and improved usability.  MyNines is the first and only aggregator of online private sales.  That is, instead of signing up for a bazillion private sales…

Protect Your Tresses From Old Man Winter

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Women constantly fight breakage and spend thousands of dollars on products in an attempt to keep their hair strong and healthy. Salons, beauty supply stores and drug stores sell so many different hair products that it can be overwhelming to choose between all the products and brands offered and to know what’s best for your…

Celebrity Hair Stylist Gives Us Her Favorite Products

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Do you know Amoy Pitters? She’s that super fabulous hair stylist, and owner of Amoy Couture Hair, who was responsible for the tresses of Naomi Campbell, Alicia Keys, Sheryl Crow and Rihanna. Now she styles Iman, Kerry Washington, Mary J. Blige, Joy Bryant, Selita Ebanks and Maggie Rizer. Amoy listed her top hair care products. …

Venus Stirs Online Buzz in Racy Outfit

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This has to be the shortest dress in history. But, compared to other outfits Venus Williams selects, this one is quite conservative: But then again, she has been known to win championships in more seductive attire: Since, Miss Williams in a young woman (but the older she gets, the shorter her hem lines), I say, “If…

Halle Berry Looked Spectacular At Golden Globes

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In the words of Jay-Z, “40′s the new 20!” I know y’all saw Halle at the Golden Globe Awards looking amazing. I don’t mean to report on news that is more than two days old, but not only was that dress drop dead gorgeous — her makeup was natural and flawless too. While searching Essence.com,…

Six Tips For Wearing The Perfect Hat

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I am one of the sassy hat wearing ladies. I browse tons of stores in search for the perfect hat. Right now, I’m looking for the perfect equestrian black hat. www.eHow.com has provided tips on how to wear the perfect hat: Choose a hat that fits your face and complements your skin tone. For instance, a person…