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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: “America is at a strange place now. But women still need to know what moisturizer works!”

In an interview with Racked journalist Cheryl Wischhover, Nigeria-born writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie admitted that even though she was mourning the US presidential election result, she still cares about makeup.

“I think America is at a strange place now. But I think women still need to know what damn moisturizer works in the winter,” said Adichie in a phone interview.

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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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Neutrogena expands foundation shades with Kerry Washington’s help

When Kerry Washington signed as a brand ambassador for Neutrogena in 2013, consumers were quick to let her know how they felt about the make-up brand’s lack of darker shades for women of colour.

Now in 2016, the brand has expanded it’s range and the Scandal actress debuted the collection in a video on her Instagram and Twitter pages.

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