DETROIT — Sally Moore's belief in her power to "make magic" is unshakable.
As Moore has faced challenges dished out by law school, high-stakes litigation cases and competitive entrepreneurial competitions, along with the destructive impact of breast cancer on her support circle, the magic has still been with her.
Even during this ...Read more
ATLANTA — Well-meaning adults would tell Anana Johari Harris Parris when she was a young girl that she needed to take better care of herself.
"I was like, 'How?' I felt everybody else had it figured out and I didn't," Parris said. But years later, she would be forced to take a big step toward her own self-care.
After the birth of ...Read more
There’s nothing quite like a nice long hot shower. But, for those who suffer from dry skin, a change in their daily routine may be essential to keeping it at bay.
Time and temperature
According to Thomas Knackstedt, M.D., a dermatologist at Cleveland Clinic, when it comes to dry skin, the way we shower can contribute to the problem. ...Read more
Be alert, consumers: Even your plans for a better 2022 might not be safe from scammers.
The Florida Attorney General’s office is warning that those well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, learn a new skill or save money might provide opportunities for grifters ready to cash in.
That commitment to work out more? If you’...Read more
Dear Answer Angel ElIen: I have slightly wavy hair and would like to find a product that would emphasize waves and could be scrunched into curls.
— Rebecca L.
Dear Rebecca: You’re in luck. There’s been a huge proliferation of products for every degree of curl and wave. Finding the right product(s) is a huge step toward eliminating ...Read more
The pass costs around $10 a month, depending on the location
Taco Bell may have taken the Mexican Pizza and other beloved items off its menu, but at least they hooked it up with a new taco-a-day subscription program.
The subscription, called Taco Lover’s Pass, launched on Thursday. It can be purchased on the Taco Bell app through ...Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Although winter is officially here, Ciara Krempley will be thinking of summer when she goes to her closet to choose an outfit.
At least in terms of color.
The 29-year-old Downtown resident discovered earlier this month that she falls into the "summer season" after a session with a local color consultant Megan ...Read more
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have a longtime, very close friend whom I don’t see often because they moved to another state. When I saw her a month ago, she had two long chin hairs plus a really fuzzy face. I saw her a week later and they were still there. How can I tactfully tell her about using a women’s facial hair remover? I think she ...Read more
Should you need a lovely gown and a bit of good news on this very cold day, here you go: Season 2 of “Bridgerton” returns to Netflix in early spring, with new episodes beginning March 25. The very handsome Regé-Jean Page is, alas, no longer on the show — let us have a moment of silence for the Duke of Hastings — but there will be ...Read more
Drake showed his appreciation for late fashion designer Virgil Abloh with some new body art.
The chart-topping hip-hop star remembered his close friend with a tattoo less than a month following his passing.
Tattoo artist Ganga posted a photo to Instagram displaying his design on the “God’s Plan” lyricist’s arm.
The body ink creation ...Read more
Sports Illustrated is another brand that’s coming next month to Penney stores.
J.C. Penney’s latest new national brand is Forever 21, and the forces behind this cross-pollination of retailers appear to be just getting started.
An assortment of Forever 21 women’s trend pieces and core fashion are flowing into 100 Penney stores ...Read more
If you think you’ve seen this gorgeous ombré suit (from the Berluti fall collection) before, you possibly have: Leslie Odom Jr. wore it to the Screen Actors Guild Awards earlier this year. But clearly Neil Patrick Harris wasn’t able to let that stop him — look how nicely the suit goes with the red carpet (well, green carpet) backdrop at...Read more
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I work in a professional setting where I want to wear classic, dressy but comfortable shoes (2 1/2-inch heels) for work. I need a strap across the top of my foot (not an ankle strap) to make walking more comfortable. Amazon had some, but in limited colors and sizes. I can’t find anything that even comes close. I ...Read more
That’s Rachel Zegler, the talented young star of the new “West Side Story” at the film’s Los Angeles premiere earlier this month, wearing a stunning beaded Elie Saab ballgown that’s full-on princess. And that is the great Rita Moreno. I don’t have a designer credit for Moreno’s monochromatic ensemble, but it’s gorgeous, ...Read more
Scams have long been a problem, but thanks to a recent change in government rules, it may now be even harder to spot them.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in November began allowing debt collection agencies to contact you through social media. They won't be able to publicly post on Facebook walls or in Instagram comments, but they ...Read more
Your cable bill is likely going up again. TV providers from AT&T to Comcast have raised their prices over the last year. In Philadelphia, Comcast's increased charges started Monday.
That has some people wanting to ditch traditional TV in favor of online streaming. But saving money by "cutting the cord" isn't as easy as it used ...Read more
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have recently fallen in love with Sally Hansen Insta-Dri nail polish. It literally dries in a minute as advertised and stays on chip-free for a good week after one coat. However, when the time comes for me to remove it, I have not found a nail polish remover that can penetrate it without putting in lots of time ...Read more
Hat and parasol alert! “The Gilded Age,” created by Julian Fellowes (“Downton Abbey”) and written by Fellowes and Sonja Warfield, premieres next month on HBO. Set in 1880s New York, it follows Marian Brook (Louisa Jacobson) and aspiring writer Peggy Scott (Denée Benton) as they newly encounter old-money society. Also in the cast are ...Read more
In an effort to blend the futuristic with the warm and fuzzy, Pantone announced Veri Peri as its 2022 color of the year last week.
Pantone describes the purplish hue as a dynamic periwinkle blue with violet-red undertones. Veri Peri blends the faithfulness and constancy of blue with the energy and excitement of red, said Laurie Pressman, vice...Read more
Don't click on the ads.
Google has made advertisements look more like organic search results in recent years, so don't click on one by mistake. Check for the word Ad next to the website address before following the link.
Visit the venue's website to purchase a ticket.
The first organic search result will likely be for the venue, but make ...Read more
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