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Black Women Can’t Get No Love From The Beauty Industry

African-American women may spend almost eight billion dollars a year on beauty products and cosmetics but they still can’t get no satisfaction. That’s what a new study by Essence magazine revealed. During a breakfast conference at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York this week, a panel, which included Essence’s beauty editor Mikki Taylor and legendary makeup artist Same Fine, discussed the findings.
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Halle Berry Defines Sexy

Esquire, the men’s mag, just named new mom Halle Berry, “Sexiest Woman Alive, 2008.” Not bad for a 42-year-old woman who spent a quarter of the year with a baby bump! Humbled, yet perplexed, by the honor after being in the business for 21 years, Berry asked, “Does being the sexiest woman alive imply that I know a thing or two about what’s sexy and, possibly, about sex itself? I’m not sure, but here’s what I do know: I know damned well I’m sexier now than I used to be!” Girl, you always looked good to us! So, in honor of Ms. Berry, who reminds us that, “Sexy is not about wearing sexy clothes or shaking your booty until you damn near get hip dysplasia; it’s about knowing that sexiness is a state of mind,” here are some other sexy women we’d like to congratulate for being who they are, just like Halle! [Esquire]

Funny Sexy- Chelsea Handler
Glamour Girl Sexy- Rachel Zoe
Cool Sexy- MIA
Smart Sexy: Michelle Obama
Want to Be BFF Sexy- Feist
Strong & Sexy- Uma Thurman
Fierce Sexy-Vanessa Williams
Nerdy Sexy- Kari Byron
Sophisticated Sexy- Oprah
Sexy Grandma- Dolly Parton
Creative Sexy- J.K. Rowling

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