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KA’OIR Cosmetics Shoots “THE AMERICAN DREAM” Campaign

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Keyshia Kaoir of KA’OIR Cosmetics honored America’s favorite colors for her “THE AMERICAN DREAM” campaign. Rapper Trina and G.O.O.D. Music’s First Lady Teyana Taylor joined Keyshia on set rocking red, white and blue lips.

KA’OIR cosmetics photo shoots always pop…with color, of course! The brand does a really good job combining simple and bold. Not sure if that makes sense but that is what is intriguing about the brand.

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T.I.’s Countdown to Trouble Man (Episode 1)

Rapper T.I. is gearing up for the release of his new album Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head on December 18th. T. I. is counting down the days until his release and he is bringing us along for the ride. In a 5 part video series, you can get a behind-the-scenes look into a promotional day for the Trouble Man. Check out the first episode here!

Essie Opens Flagship Salon

Before this week, mega nail polish brand Essie could be found at over 100,000 salons across the country or at your local drug store. Now, Essie’s iconic shades have some where they can call home.

Essie now has a flagship salon and it seems like a dream come true for founder Essie Weingarten. “It’s really an out-of-bottle experience,” says Weingarten, who founded the brand in 1981. “For years, it was ‘I hope I can get my polishes into this nail bar or that salon,’ and they would call and place an order. Now when I drive down Sixty-fifth Street and see my name on the awning, I can’t believe it.” [SOURCE]

At this super clean and modern girl’s haven, a manicure will start at $32 and a pedicure at $65. The Essie Flagship Salon at Samuel Shriqui is located at 35 East Sixty-fifth Street in New York City. Although I expected a NYC location, it will be nice to see locations pop up all around the country. In the meantime, let me know how your NY Essie experience is after your first visit!

Angela Simmons “BIKINI” Hair Just In Time for Summer

You may remember back in May when Angela Simmons announced her partnership with Indiqué Hair to launch her own extension line. Well, the day has come! Angela’s “BIKINI” line is now available.

“To me, hair is a statement and an extension of your wardrobe and I’ve always been drawn to fashion and being able to change up my look,” said Angela. She continued, “This partnership seemed natural, much like the naming of BIKINI. A BIKINI is the staple piece during the hot summer months or while on vacation, and the name perfectly describes the beachy texture of my first hair line.”

BIKINI from Angela Simmons by Indiqué Hair is retailing for $210 – $305  per 4oz tube. Indiqué Hair will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of BIKINI to CancerCare, a national organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people will all types of cancers through counseling, education, information and referral, and direct financial assistance.

For more information, head to www.indiquehair.com. Check out promo pics and a behind-the-scenes video below!

Solange Knowles for Carol’s Daughter NEW Transitioning Kit

Singer, dj and model Solange Knowles has been a spokespersonl for Carol’s Daughter for some time now. Since then, she has a become iconic in the natural hair world which made her the perfect person to represent the brand’s new Relaxed-to-Natural Transitioning Kit.

The transitioning kit is the first hair care treatment kit to assist women with their journey from relaxed to natural. The 1-2-3 kit aims to help with product build-up, shedding, damage to the scalp and dry hair. Some are calling it the “miracle” kit and it can be purchased at carolsdaughter.com for $40.

Knowles graced the kit’s campaign video. Watch below.

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