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Solange Wedding Photos Recreated…by Black Barbies!



It’s been 3 weeks since Solange Knowles‘ spectacular New Orleans nuptials to her longtime beau Alan Ferguson and people still can’t stop talking about it. The “Losing You” singer’s white wedding photo has inspired many to duplicate, but none can top the one in the land of toys courtesy of Barbie. On Sunday, Knowles showcased a reenactment of the photo with dolls via Instagram and wondered who was responsible for it.

“Sunday reflections…. (Also I NEED to know who did this, so I can hug them hard:)”

MUST READ: Solange Says ‘I Do’ During All-White Wedding In New Orleans [PHOTO]

Elle magazine asked the same thing (minus the hugging part) and found out through their comment section the mastermind behind it all is Ronny Larsson.  The Swedish man recreates several moments of pop culture goodness on Instagram, including one of First Lady Michelle Obama getting the word out…

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Solange Covers Lucky Magazine & Talks ‘That Thing’ That Happened With Jay Z On The Elevator


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Solange Knowlescovers the August 2014 issue of Lucky Magazine armed with a killer ‘fro, aqua blue pastel pleated pants, and a cool summer sweatshirt (I know that seems like an oxymoron but they do exist). If you’ve been reading anything I’ve written (ever) then you know that Beyonce’s little sister is my favorite and happens to be one of my hair crushes. She looks so fab on this cover that “Cartergate” elevator incident is a far forgotten unfortunate memory that Solange and I have both buried deep in the back of our minds.

But you Beauties know that world was not impressed, phased or believing that blanket statement the family released.

MUST READ: Solange Talks Getting Divorced In Her Early 20s: ‘I Feel Far Older Than 27′

Lucky Magazine tried to get the scoop one more time about Solange’s altercation with Jay Z and here’s what…

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Erykah Badu Talks Motherhood & Life As A Doula In Mantra Magazine


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Erykah Badu is the cover girl for the latest issue of Mantra magazine, and like always, we can’t get enough of her tantalizing spirit and beauty!

MUST READ: Erykah Badu Tweets Sex & Relationship Advice To Fans

Unfortunately the soul star isn’t offering up sex advance this time, but she does give fans a candid look into her life as a mother of three and doula. In her cover story, the 43-year-old badass reveals about how she delivered her own baby because the doctors weren’t ready and didn’t have their gloves on.

“A doula is an empty vessel,” she tells the yoga and health-centered glossy. “Whatever is required of us, we are present—for the mother, for the father, for the family.”

MUST READ: INSTADAILY: Erykah Badu’s Hypnotizing Photos Leave You Breathless

When it comes to happiness and love, she says, “My medicine is being in love you know, I’m in…

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I have been a fan of Teyana Taylor since Sweet 16 and her Star Trek days. I have been waiting for new music from her for a while. She is very talented and I love her style not to mention her curly mane!! I am feeling the single thankfully it is a more mature track than her bubble gum first single “Google Me”. Her new single gives me that throwback Aaliyah vibe! I am excited to see what the G.O.O.D. Music Singer will come out with next. Hopefully she will get away from the twitter beefs, and relationship drama to let her music speak for itself!!


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People Magazine Names Lupita Nyong’o as Most Beautiful 2014!

Love this!!

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Lupita covers People Mag

Lupita for the win! Again! Yes you read that correctly, my best friend Lupita Nyong’o is named People Magazine’s Most Beautiful Woman in the world. I mean obviously because Lupita, but seriously I could not be more excited and happy for her!

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Tools of the trade

Check out this blog!! Great info!! 🙂


Natural hair tools

If you’ve recently decided to return to your natural curls, you might be surprised to learn that  you really can’t use the same tools on  your strands as you did when you had relaxed hair. So let’s look at the basic items you’ll need to get you started.

Spray bottle

Chances are you won’t be washing your hair every day, but you will still need to keep your hair moisturised on a regular basis. Keeping a spray bottle filled with water is a great way to ensure hydrated hair. Simply spritz with a little water and you’ll get the job done.

Your fingers

Since finger detangling is the best way to get rid of knots and tangles, your fingers will start working for you a lot more.

Wide tooth comb

A  wide tooth comb is almost guaranteed to become your best friend if you want to detangle as thoroughly as…

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5 Fab New Uses For Coconut Oil!

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We can probably safely agree that Coconut oil is AMAZING! Used for everything from deep conditioner for natural hair to a pre-shampoo treatment and ends sealer, Coconut oil is extremely versatile. But did you know that Coconut oil has plenty more alternative uses for you to take advantage of? Here are some of them…


1. Eye make-up remover

Coconut oil is brilliant at removing stubborn waterproof make-up and is super gentle so can even be used around the delicate eye area!

2. For stronger nails

Rubbed daily into nails and cuticles Coconut oils can improve the strength and condition of you finger nails. Don’t forget your toes nails too!


3. Clean teeth

Coconut oil is very beneficial for tooth and gum health and hygiene when used in oil pulling. Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic ritual of mouthwashing with oils, literally pulling the oil between teeth to clear away debris…

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