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Cataanda James

Dr. Joe L. Dudley, Sr., Hair Care Pioneer, Gains His Wings At 86

      Dr. Joe L. Dudley Sr., hair care pioneer, and humanitarian, gained his wings on February 8, 2024, at 86 years old. Prior to college graduation, the self-made millionaire began building his legacy early on. During summer break from college, he traveled to Brooklyn, New York to find work. Thus, he invested $10 in a sales kit and became a salesperson for Fuller Products. That is where he

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Mercedez Millionaire

BRELY EVANS: A DIVA MAKING BOSS MOVES

Brely Evans: A DIVA MAKING BOSS MOVES Written by: Mercedez Millionaire, Upscale Magazine Brely Evans, a multifaceted talent, is making a difference on and off the screen. The versatile actress and philanthropist continues to make waves in the entertainment industry with her captivating performances and unwavering dedication to giving back to the community. As a writer for Upscale Magazine, we have had the privilege of witnessing Evans’ talent and her

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Leslie E Royal

Sleigh Bells Ring: 18 Amazing Gifts They’ll Love from Santa

18 Amazing Gifts They’ll Love for Santa to Deliver in His Yuletide Ride It is certainly the season to give.  But what you give to your loved ones says a lot about you.  Your presents reflect your personal attention to detail as well as the love and affection you have for special people on the receiving end.  These exceptional items show that you have placed some serious thought into the

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Utamu Belle

Upscale’s Fall/Winter Skincare ‘Must- Haves’

It is no secret that extreme weather conditions associated with the fall and winter months require enhanced skincare protection. Stocking up on beauty and skincare items during these seasons has never been easier, with Upscale’s Beauty Haul Must- Have seasonal editions. We feature specially curated products from trusted brands, backed by their dedication to producing quality standard products that are enriched with nourishing and cruelty-free ingredients. Nakery Beauty SkinBright AHA + C

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Christina Bronner

Germaine Bolds-Leftridge Captivates Audience on The Tamron Hall Show

Nationwide (October 25, 2023) – Germaine Bolds-Leftridge, the visionary founder behind IKNOW Skincare Treatment Solutions, recently made a captivating guest appearance on The Tamron Hall Show.   During her time on the show, Germaine shared her inspiring journey of creating a skincare line with a singular focus: empowering women over the age of fifty. Germaine’s story is one of strength, courage, and determination. For years, she held onto the dream of launching a skincare

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Christina Bronner

New Multicultural Beauty And Self-care Brand, The Makeup Drawer, Launches Nationwide

New Multicultural Beauty And Self-care Brand, The Makeup Drawer, Launches Nationwide Makeup is an art, art is beauty, and beauty is essential.   Georgia, USA – Courtney Dionne, a passionate beauty enthusiast and the founder of Smooch Me, a successful lip care line, is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated launch of her new brand, The Makeup Drawer. This innovative online makeup and beauty brand offers a diverse range of

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Tara Merchant

Germaine Bolds Leftridge: Pioneering a Radiant Future with IKNOW Skincare

  In the vast and ever-evolving landscape of entrepreneurship, there are trailblazers whose vision, passion, and determination have the power to inspire generations. Germaine Bolds Leftridge, the CEO and founder of IKNOW Skincare, and Ubiquitous_expo, is undeniably one of those luminaries. With her unwavering commitment to revolutionizing the beauty industry, Germaine has not only transformed the lives of countless individuals but has also set an inspiring example for aspiring entrepreneurs

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Upscale’s Summer Beauty ‘Must-Haves’

Summer is here and ‘tis the season for stocking up on all things beauty and self-care. In this Upscale Digital Media summer haul, we’ve compiled a list of five products from quality brands, specially curated by our Associate Editor and Writer Utamu Belle. BAKEUP BEAUTY PALM PALETTE Make it a bold and colorful summer with the latest  BAKEUP Beauty Palm Palette, now available at UrbanOutfitters.com The brand inspires you to

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Raquel Riley Thomas
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Denise Powell

Raquel Riley Thomas: Publicist, Mogul, Mom, & Woman to Watch

Happy Mother’s Day to all moms! This year’s Mother’s Day “Woman to Watch” feature focuses on Raquel Riley Thomas, owner of An Officer and a Gentlewoman, LLC (AOAGWLLC) in operation for 12 years and with locations in Washington, DC and Atlanta, Georgia. I was curious to know what motivated her to start AOAGWLLC. Says Thomas, “In 2009, my then 3-year-old daughter Maria Raquel asked me a question that set me

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