L’Oreal Purchases Carol’s Daughter

Carol's Daughter sold

French cosmetics and beauty company L’Oreal USA announced today it was purchasing ethnic hair and beauty line Carol’s Daughter.

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Business Woman: Kysha Cameron

Kysha Cameron

Kysha Cameron made the transition from housewife and mom to a successful business woman and philanthropist. Kysha and other business leaders and entrepreneurs will share the secrets to their success at the Women on the MOVE Summit 2014 at the Riverdale Town Centre on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:00am.

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Carol’s Daughter Files for Bankruptcy; Denies Brand is in Trouble

Carol's Daughter Files for Bankruptcy

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the urban beauty products brand Carol’s Daughter filed for bankruptcy protection from its creditors. Carol’s Daughter founder Lisa Price disputes the report.

The Wall Street Journal reports that CD Stores LLC, formerly known as Carol’s Daughter Stores LLC, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Manhattan bankruptcy court.

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Paula Deen Says She Relates to “That Black Football Player Who Recently Came Out”

Paula Deen Apology

In case you haven’t heard, disgraced TV chef Paula Deen is back.

Deen, 67, is being given a second chance by corporate sponsors after she was unceremoniously dumped by the Food Network for being racially naive in these changing times.

“I’ve learned a lot,” said Deen in a cover story of this week’s People magazine.

“I feel like ‘embattled’ or ‘disgraced’ will always follow my name. It’s like that black football player who recently came out,” she said, referring to gay NFL draft prospect Michael Sam.

Deen continued: “He said, ‘I just want to be known as a football player. I don’t want to be known as a gay football player.’ I know exactly what he’s saying.”

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Girl Scout Sells 117 Boxes of Cookies Outside Marijuana Dispensary in 2 Hours

Girl Scout cookies

An enterprising Girl Scout who set up shop outside a marijuana dispensary in San Francisco sold 117 boxes of cookies in 2 hours.

The reason for the whopping cookie sales is simple: the THC in marijuana boosts Dopamine in the brain. The increase in Dopamine gives weed smokers the munchies for cookies and other sweets.

Some might see gorging on cookies as a harmless side effect of weed smoking. But a recent study shows that traffic accidents have increased 300% in cities where marijuana is legal.

It is a known fact that marijuana leads to decreased attention span and increased anxiety, psychosis, and depression in users.

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Black Americans Criticize African Pop Star’s Skin Whitening Cream

Dencia skin whitening

A South African pop star is quickly becoming a star in the United States — but not for her music. Dencia is making a name for herself in the west with her skin whitening product Whitenicious.

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Business Woman: Delicia Cordon

Delicia Cordon

Delicia Cordon, aka @MsDeCordon, is among a class of young female entrepreneurs who are striking it rich on social media. Instagram.com has become a sort of haven for former gold diggers and groupies who desire to make a name for themselves and to become financially independent of their former sponsors.

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