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SHOP: My new beauty shopping addiction in Harlem – Vivrant Beauty!



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Vibrant Beauty, Harlem, 2015

This product junkie has been made very, very happy! I am sooooo excited!

Vivrant Beauty is a brand new boutique that opened about 3 weeks ago. Located on 121st and St. Nicholas, Vivrant curates skincare, haircare and cosmetic products that cater to all skintones and hair textures.

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This upscale, gorgeous beauty oasis is bright but calming and peaceful and is nothing like your typical beauty supply store. Vivrant’s owner Desiree Verdejo has carefully selected brands that are black owned or carries an extensive colour range. Many of these brands or sold online or in a limited number of brick-and-mortar stores. Some of them I had never heard of.

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Naturalistas! New product line! Au Naturale from Dark & Lovely

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Dark & Lovely just recently launched their newest haircare line called Au Naturale, for women with natural hair, whether it’s wavy, curly, coily or kinky.  Dark and Lovely has been in the game for….ever, maybe?  I used to use their relaxers way back when!

Anyway, the media event was held at Arena in NYC and hosted by natural hair blogger and author Nikki of Curly Nikki! OMG!! I was really, really excited to meet her! I’ve been reading her blog for years!

Ms. Curly Nikki and me!

and R&B songstress Marsha Ambrosius!

Marsha Ambrosius!

Here’s the line!!

Dark & Lovely’s Au Naturale line

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