Angela Bassett working on skincare line for darker skin

Angela Bassett will launch a five-item skincare line with skincare expert and friend Dr. Barbara Sturm to address inflammation, uneven skin tones, visible pores and hyperpigmentation.

Bassett, an American actress and film director,  told WWD she wanted to create products that were “not invasive or irritating.”

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June Sarpong announced as face of new campaign for darker foundation shades

June Sarpong is the official campaign ambassador for a new UK initiative working to make darker foundation shades for people of colour.

L’Oreal, Revlon and Maybelline are committing to add an additional 23 shades of foundation for darker skin tones between them, as part of Superdrug’s Shades of Beauty campaign, according to Cosmetics Business.

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Carol’s daughter launches gif-based social media campaign

Natural hair and skincare brand Carol’s daughter has launched the #BornAndMade campaign, asking women to upload an old and new image of themselves, and explain how they have evolved.

After a similar campaign last year, the brand got OITNB actress Dacsha Polanco, among others, to promote the initiative with a video exploring her journey to who she is today.

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19 questions for… Bryanboy

Have you ever wondered who your favourite blogger speaks to before he goes to bed? Or what makes your favourite YouTuber smile?

Bloggers of Colour will be asking them just that in our new blog series ’19 questions for…’

Our second guest is Bryanboy, a Filipino fashion blogger, socialite and businessman who started blogging aged 24. He writes about fashion, style and travel on bryanboy.com.

Let’s see what makes him tick.

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19 questions for… Grace Victory

Have you ever wondered who your favourite blogger speaks to before she goes to bed? Or what makes your favourite YouTuber smile?

Bloggers of Colour will be asking them just that in our new blog series ’19 questions for…’

First in the hot seat is our fave, Grace Victory, a 25-year-old fashion and beauty blogger who has racked up over 21 million views, 40,000 Twitter followers and almost 100,000 Instagram followers over the past four years.

Let’s see what makes her tick.

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TV Comedy with Majority Black Lead Cast to be Released in 2017

Good Fellas — a British drama that follows five black boys living in Surrey, United Kingdom, as they explore young adulthood, is set for release in 2017.

Billed as a combination of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and The Inbetweeners, the comedy includes a diverse range of characters from different ethnic backgrounds.

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