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by Kimberly West | Influencer. Lifestyle Expert. Consultant. T.V. Host. Ambassador of #Fashion #Beauty and #Lifestyle Brands.

2019 ESSENCE FESTIVAL TRANSFORMS INTO PLATFORM ADVANCING GLOBAL BLACK CULTURE, ECONOMIC OWNERSHIP & INCLUSION

The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience, is marking its 25th anniversary July 4-7, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.  The Festival, the only experience of its kind, is also the largest celebration of global Black culture and continues to reach new heights with a focus on economic inclusion, […]

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Mother's Day Storefront Now Live: Amazon Curated List

Mother’s Day is coming up, and whether you’re searching for something for a new mom, mother-in-law, grandmom or dog mom, Amazon is here to help. Today, Amazon launched its new curated Mother’s Day storefront to help customers find the perfect gifts to celebrate mom this year (and all year round). The storefront offers an incredible selection of […]

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Ella+Mila Launched Clean Eye Palettes: Fashion-Forward Beauty Products

To complement their best-selling nail polish shades, ella+mila recently launched a line of clean eye palettes on April 9th! Composed of eyeshadows, blush, and highlight this palette has everything you need to complete any look while including good-for-you ingredients! Like all ella+mila products, these eye palettes are vegan, cruelty-free, PETA certified, do not contain harmful chemicals, and […]

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ESSENCE's Yes, Girl! Podcast Live Now ft. "Little" stars, Issa Rae & Regina Hall

ESSENCE’s Yes, Girl! Podcast is now live featuring “Little” movie stars and comedians extraordinaire, Issa Rae and Regina Hall. The Hollywood faves sat with the Webby nominated Yes, Girl! crew to talk about their now longstanding friendship and how the movie was not their first time coming together in a creative space. Believe it or not, Issa and Regina co-wrote a movie script in […]

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Birmingham’s Biggest Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Birmingham Zoo

April is here and the time has come to celebrate Easter with an Eggstravaganza plus Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Hop on over to Birmingham’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 from 10am-12: 30 pm at the Birmingham Zoo. Come a little earlier for a scrumptious breakfast with your favorite bunny at either […]

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Spring 2019 Style Report: 15 Trends For The Everyday Wardrobe

The sun is out and birds are chirping!  That means it’s time to transition our wardrobe for Spring.  Put the cable sweaters away and take out your favorite sandals.  Some would argue that trends are not authentic but they help to refresh your closet. Below are some of the standout trends for Spring 2019.  I […]

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ESSENCE 25th Anniversary Festival Night-by-Night Performance Line Up Unveiled

The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience and largest celebration of global Black culture, is set to bring the 90’s heat with special performances that celebrate the 25th anniversary of some of the top albums of the decade.  The Festival also just announced the official night-by-night performance line up for its […]

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2019 Spring Beauty Pick: L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Mascara

Using the right mascara is paramount to applying your everyday make-up.  This beauty technique can make the eyes appear larger and place emphasis on eyeliner or shadow. There are so many mascara products; selecting one in the beauty aisle can be confusing!  For someone with smaller eyes, L’Oreal Paris is one of my favorite brands. […]

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ZUMBA BLOCK PARTY FOR AUTISM AWARENESS at The Summit Birmingham #TheSummitBham

Grab your cute leggings and get ready to hit the dance floor!  The Summit Birmingham will host a Zumba Block Party for Autism Awareness. If you follow my Instagram Stories account, you know that I am a huge fan of Zumba fitness.  It’s a fun way to break a sweat, stay healthy, and dance to […]

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Cruelty Free, Chip Resistant Nail Polish by Nanacoco - No Harmful Chemicals

True to the brand, Nanacoco polish delivers intense, fade-proof pigmentation that will last up to 14 days. Guaranteed to level up your color range, the collection offers 23 stunning shades to choose from at just $4.99 a piece! Most importantly, the innovative “10-free formula” which excludes 10 harmful chemicals that are found in other nail lacquers, like formaldehyde and paraben, while […]

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