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19 Black Makeup Artists That Are Making their Mark

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Thanks to social media, especially YouTube and Instagram, Black makeup artists are reaching potential clients, earning money and growing legions of fans who love their work. If you’re one of the millions people that want to learn how do everything from everyday looks to halloween costume makeup, check out these Black Makeup Artists for some tips…

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This Black Owned Makeup Brand Is Now Valued at Over $1 Billion

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Pat McGrath Labs, the eponymous cosmetics company launched by the legendary makeup artist back in 2016, has just hit a major financial milestone. On Monday, New York City-based investment firm Eurazeo Brands announced that it had struck a $60 million deal to become a minority shareholder in the company. Eurazeo’s investment brings Pat McGrath Labs‘ total external funding to $88…

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27 Black Owned Businesses in the UK

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Our second list of Black owned businesses in the UK is here by popular demand! If you haven’t seen the first list, check it out. Otherwise, enjoy and support these amazing Black owned businesses in the UK! Black Owned Businesses in the UK My Duvets offers customised bed linen and pillow cases. Their design studio…

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29 Black Owned Businesses in Brooklyn

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Over the past decade, countless Black owned businesses in Brooklyn (and nationwide) have fallen victim to gentrification. Rising rents and leases are forcing businesses to close. However, there are still many Black owned businesses and institutions that have weathered the storm and continue to provide great goods and service.   Black Owned Businesses in Brooklyn…

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#PrettyLipsPeriod: How Racist Comments Sparked a Black Women’s LoveFest

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Last week, MAC cosmetics posted a photograph of a Black woman’s lips to it’s Instagram page. Taken backstage during ‪New York Fashion Week, the photograph was meant to showcase MAC’s “Royal Romance” lipstick. Instead, the photo was bombarded with a barrage of racist comments. MAC addressed the issue two full days later by posting a…

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