April 2016

Coconut Oil - The Versatile Product Our Bloggers Love

Coconut Oil, the amazing beauty oil with a number of benefits. As popular as it is, many are curious as to how to achieve the most benefits. Below are some ways our COCOBloggers love to incorporate it into their routine - as well as a few other tried and true ways for using this versatile oil. H... View Post

COCOSpirit - Quiet and Reserved? How to Network with Confidence

If you’re like me, networking feels shallow and forced and you'd rather not engage in it at all. But making real, genuine connections that always feels good. I’m inspired by meaning and connection. The possibility of finding these things gives me energy and purpose, a reason to come out of my... View Post

Beauty + Hair: 5 Spring Fragrances These Women Can’t Live Without

With the spring season in full bloom, we begin to rotate our fragrances. The warmer weather allows for more floral and fruity scents. If you need help finding a new spring fragrance, check out these favorites from our very own COCOBloggers and COCOBelles! Versace ‘Yellow Diamonds’ - Kaci Fennel ... View Post

Inside the Brand: Madame C.J. Walker Commitment to bringing women the products they desire and deserve!

When you hear the name Madame C.J. Walker, the first thought that comes to mind is first female American millionaire. Walker was a pioneer in African American hair care and has been bringing beauty to women of color since 1905. And to this day Madame C.J. Walker’s legacy still lives on. In March ... View Post

Inside the Brand: Ginger + Liz, Your Nail Prayers Answered!

It’s not uncommon to hear of people having allergic reactions when test-driving new polishes. Why? Unfortunately some beauty brands often include harsh chemicals in their formulas that can prove to be harmful. Luckily Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett have answered our prayers. The beautiful duo are... View Post

Ultimate Beauty Arsenal: Meet Anguilla's Sexy Bass Playing Pastry Chef!

She is to the bass what Sheila E is to the drums - fierce, sexy and talented! To watch this island beauty, also a trained pastry chef, perform on stage is nothing like you will ever see again in your lifetime. Photocredit: Mike Powell A member of Anguillan Band, British Dependency, Joyah... View Post

Kerry Ann Reid Brown – Wife, Mother, Proud Jamaican and One Kickass Entrepreneur!

The term 'Jane of all Trades' is a cliché, I know, and often times carries a negative connotation but not in this case. Kerry Ann Reid Brown is truly the embodiment and definition of a woman competent in many areas and is truly a master of those skill sets. With the motto, “Live Meaningfully, Bu... View Post

Inside the Brand - Makari, The Quest to Achieve the Perfect Skin Tone

Men and women, no matter the race, complain about uneven pigmentation in addition to aging and acne concerns. As a result, there are a multitude of products on the market that address these concerns but not all work equally for those affected, especially men and women of color. Realizing this d... View Post

Inside the Brand: Essenza, The Soap Your Hands Can't Live Without!

Yes it is true that hands are the first to show signs of aging. Why? As stated by Ellen Marmur, MD, Chief of Dermatological and Cosmetic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, "Hands not only are susceptible to the first signs of aging, but very often age even faster than the f... View Post