The Plug: Get Into “The Doux”

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plug

/pləɡ/

noun

 a term used to describe someone who is a resource for obtaining something valuable that would otherwise be difficult to obtain.

I introduce to you “The Plug”,  your insider (& coin spender) for Black-Owned Beauty Products. I genuinely love to support Black-Owned Businesses (B.O.B.s) because let’s be real, unless these brands are supported by industry darlings, they don’t receive their due especially compared to their counterparts.

One of my personal aspirations is the majority of the products I use daily be formulated by B.O.B.s. It’s no knock whatsoever to mainstream or high-end brands, but considering the vast imbalance of financial backing when the products are AH-MAZING, I have to put my coins where my mouth is.

I will be giving feedback on products ranging from skincare to hair as regularly as possible (Mama has a budget).

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For Colored Girls Who Travel Alone, But Are Never Lonely

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FYI: Issa lengthy one, but hey, there are pictures and videos and links and tings. Place your undiagnosed attention deficit on the shelf and enjoy the ride.
“You’re here by yourself?”
Yup.
“Alone?”
Yup.
“Why aren’t your friends here?”
I’m enough.
“Aren’t you afraid?”
Nope.
“You’re so brave.”
Umm, thanks?
People are always shocked when I say I travel by myself. After my first solo trip, I have become fully prepared for the launch of questions that is always 100% Guaranteed.

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Want To Smell Like Beyonce? The Lady Of Recent Conversation Drops Latest Scent “Beyonce Rise”

Her look, her voice, her talent. If the first words on your lips were “I woke up like ‘dis”, than perhaps her scent is the next stage in your Beyonce evolution. Continue reading “Want To Smell Like Beyonce? The Lady Of Recent Conversation Drops Latest Scent “Beyonce Rise””

Paula Patton and Robin Thicke cover Prestige Magazine

Paula Patton and Robin Thicke Prestige Magazine October 2013 Cover

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It seems the family that gets paid together, stays together.

Despite recent fidelity rumors and a booty grabbing photo we won’t be discussing, the Thicke-Patton unit ooze with first world glamour for the October cover of Prestige Magazine. Continue reading “Paula Patton and Robin Thicke Prestige Magazine October 2013 Cover”

Sarah Jessica Parker Harper’s Bazaar September 2013 Cover

Sarah Jessica Parker is on the cover of Harper's Bazaar September 2013 issue

I know we’ve been missing a lot of covers, due fully to it being just little oh me manning the ship that is Peacock Under Pressure. I try guys, I try!

But I could not, COULD NOT, step away from the magnitude of Harper’s Bazaar Fall Fashion September issue starring my BFF in my mind, Sarah Jessica Parker. The clothes, Jesus, the clothes!!! The clothes, the clothes, the clothes!!! Phew. Okay I’m done. Continue reading “Sarah Jessica Parker Harper’s Bazaar September 2013 Cover”