• ‘Half & Half' Is 20: See The Cast Then And Now

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    By Okla Jones · Updated September 23, 2022 Today, the sitcom Half & Half celebrates so years since its debut on September 23, 2002. The show focused on the lives of two paternal half-sisters in San Francisco who were estranged throughout their childhood, and are finally developing a close relationship. During its four seasons, the series was one of the most popular programs on UPN. HALF AND HALF, 2002, : Valarie Pettiford, Essence Atkins, Rachel True, : Telma Hopkins, Chico Benymon Half & Half tells the story of Mona and DeeDee Thorne after they move into the same Bay-area apartment. Mona...
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  • This Black Woman went from the corporate world to having her own Premium crafted non-alcoholic brand!

    This Black Woman went from the corporate world to having her own Premium crafted non-alcoholic brand!

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    By Essence · Updated September 23, 2022 On this week's Shop Essence Live, we talked to Pauline Idogho, founder of Mocktail Club, a line of non-alcoholic drinks with sophisticated flavors. She came up with the concept of Mocktail Club when she was working in Corporate America while expecting and looking for exciting and healthy non-alcoholic options. Unfortunately, she found limited options that had rich and interesting flavors. In her quest to maintain social experiences and inspired by her global travels, she began creating bold and daring flavors that are typically not found in...
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  • This is why normal waxing is painful, see a live demo of this amazing alternative for waxing!

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    By Essence · Updated September 23, 2022 The creator of Sugardoh, Aliyah Marandiz, breaks down why normal waxing techniques are painful during this week's episode of Shop Essence Live. Aliyah created this product out of a need to find a waxing solution that was kind to her already sensitive skin. Sugardoh is a vegan, compostable, and virtually pain-free solution to all of us who love the results of what waxing gives us, but hates the pain! Watch a live demo of a sugar waxing and hear how you should care for and maintain your sugar waxing on Essence's IG now! TOPICS: Aliyah beauty Latinx...
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