RECAP | COCOTIQUE x Essence Music Festival Pop Up

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Last month COCOTIQUE teamed up with This Is Dope (TID!) at the Essence Music Festival to bring beauty to cities along the east coast! The mobile boutique made stops in Baltimore, DC, Atlanta and New Orleans from June 24th to July 4th.     Formed by music industry veterans and culture designers Wendy Washington and Shirronda Sweet-Tafari, This ...

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COCOBelle: The Poshe Fashionista, Camesha Powell

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Fashion meets style, grace, humility, brains and brawn. Cliché as it may sound, Camesha Powell is a truly a force to be reckoned with. With a Master’s Degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in Global Fashion Management she has held positions as a professional stylist, creative director and magazine fashion editor. Passionate about ...

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SUMMER NAIL ESSENTIALS FROM GINGER + LIZ

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Summer is a time to explore music festivals, tropical vacations and poolside parties. It is also a time to experiment and choose bright, beautiful nail colors. The Ginger + Liz Colour Collection features non-toxic and 5-Free nail lacquer that keeps you on trend without the negative influence of chemicals found in some other polishes. We’ve ...

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Why You Have to Forgive Yourself

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I've crashed and burned many times in my life and I've taken some casualties.  I've never intentionally set out to hurt anyone but I've been self-absorbed and avoidant. I’ve left things unfinished without explanation. I've lured in guys - nice guys who really liked me - and dumped them without explanation to be with bad guys who didn't like me half ...

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COCOBelle of the Month: Beauty Blogger Ofunne Amaka

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Throughout history women of color have been underserved by the cosmetic industry. Popular brands either don’t make foundation in a wide range of shades or neglect to show how their products look on darker skin tones. Enter beauty blogger Ofunne Amaka. You may have heard of her popular Instagram account cocoaswatches where she posts and ...

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What To Expect At Your First Facial

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Facials are one of the best luxuries worth splurging on. If you’ve never had one, they’re a great way to get and keep your skin in formation by clearing clogged pores, smoothing rough skin and leaving you with fresh, health glowing skin you’ll love. But before you book an appointment for your first facial, there ...

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Product Review: Luster’s You Be Natural Jamaican Black Castor Oil Scalp Soother Ointment

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So for Cocotique’s July box they’re featuring hair care products by Luster’s Pink and Luster’s You Be-Natural. In the box you’ll find: Luster’s Pink Shea Butter Coconut Oil Edge Gel, Jojoba & Grapeseed Oil, Pink Oil Moisturizer Lotion, Shea Butter Coconut Oil Sulfate Free Shampoo, and Shea Butter Coconut Oil Moisturizing & Silkening Conditioner. And ...

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