Oprah’s Favorite Things 2020 List Is On Amazon Now

“*You* get an air fryer. *You* get a Telfar bag. *You* get a Fenty onesie.”

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Oprah *just* released her *~Favorite Things~* list for 2020, and it’s alllllll on Amazon! AND there are tons of things from Black-owned, women-owned, and small businesses. So we’ve rounded up some of the very coolest things:

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A faux leather Telfar medium bag that’s really UNBELIEVABLY exciting, because these bags are just about *never ever* EVER available — that’s how popular they are. If you know, you know.


Amazon

I monitored their restock windows

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2020 was supposed to be the year women ruled the box office. Then the coronavirus pandemic happened.

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2020 was supposed to be the year women dominated the box office. They still will, but it may be with fewer box-office returns.
2020 was supposed to be the year women dominated the box office. They still will, but it may be with fewer box-office returns.

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  • At the start of 2020, five of the year’s most-anticipated films — “Birds of Prey,” “Mulan,” “Black Widow,” “Wonder Woman 1984,” and “The Eternals” — all starred female leads and were directed by women.

  • For the first time, fans were seeing multiple female-led superhero movies come to theaters in the same year.

  • Then the coronavirus pandemic happened, resulting in delays and a jam-packed fall schedule that will leave films competing against one another for box-office dollars.

  • Even when theaters eventually reopen, will these movies even perform in the way they would have pre-pandemic? Industry experts predict the box office will have its worst performance since 1998

  • Even in a year where female-led films will most

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FBI agent reveals quest to outsmart swindling seductress

Produced by Emily M. Bernstein and Chiara Norbitz

Through never-before-seen footage and in-depth interviews,  “The FBI Declassified” takes you inside the minds of heroic federal agents and analysts as they reveal how they solved some of the biggest cases of their careers. Watch Tuesdays at 10/9c on CBS.  

“This is a story of a woman and her manipulations and cons over the last 20, 25 years,” says FBI Special Agent Mark Hastbacka. “We have the identity theft. The credit card theft. … fugitive from justice. She’s forging checks … straight up larceny, taking the rent money.”

For decades, moving from state to state, Agent Hastbacka says Dana Lawrence swindled victims – wealthy businessmen, a pilot, a rabbi, a private school administrator and her own friends and lovers. At one point, she pretended to be an heir to the Estee Lauder cosmetics fortune and passed herself off as working for filmmaker

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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Lisa Rinna Launches Lipstick Line

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In a year where many have given up on makeup, opting to spend big on skincare instead of traditional cosmetics unseen behind face masks, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna has decided to get into the beauty game. According to Page Six, the QVC queen has leased a Rinna Cosmetics lipstick, lip liner, and lip gloss line, just in time for the holidays. “I’m the lip pioneer,” she stated in the press release, perhaps intentionally throwing shade at Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian-West in just four words. “My new line embodies everything that I’ve ever known and learned in my life, whether I’ve been on camera or off. Rinna Beauty is me, and I’m so gratified to now share that with people interested in makeup, style and looking and feeling their very best.”

That’s all fine, but I’m

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This New Online Retailer Pairs Shoppers With Beauty Brands That Align With Their Values

“Today, more than ever, shoppers understand that how and where they spend their dollars can drive real economic impact,” says Geenie founder Chana Ginelle Ewing.

Geenie founder Chana Ginelle Ewing.
Geenie founder Chana Ginelle Ewing.

We’re living in a time when major corporations are being put on blast — for problematic labor practices, problematic leadershipproblematic political affiliations, problematic sustainability practices, you name it. And consumers are increasingly questioning where and how they spend their dollars. 

Fortunately for beauty shoppers, it also happens to be a boom time for indie beauty brands, many of which are BIPOC-owned and driven by principles of inclusion, philanthropy and lifting up marginalized people. But parsing through the many (many) emerging labels on the market — and determining what their values are — can be complicated and time-consuming. Enter Geenie, a new e-commerce marketplace founded by author and marketing veteran Chana Ginelle Ewing, that seeks to 

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Houston police compiling surveillance video as investigation into woman’s death continues

Houston Police are compiling video evidence from cameras positioned near the scene where local woman Alexis Sharkey’s body was discovered naked along the side of the road, according to a local affiliate report.

The 26-year-old was discovered Saturday morning on the side of Red Haw Lane in west Houston, just one day after she was last reportedly seen. Investigators have not released any public information in the case since Dec. 1 and an autopsy is still pending by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HOUSTON WOMAN ALEXIS SHARKEY HATED THE TERM ‘INFLUENCER,’ SISTER SAYS

Local affiliate FOX26 Houston reported earlier this week that area salon Jenry Kelley Cosmetics – Memorial West had a camera positioned to face the roadway. Police have since taken the footage from the device as part of their investigation, salon workers confirmed to the news station. 

Alexis Lee Sharkey was 26 when she was found dead in Houston. (Stacey Clark Robinault)

Alexis Lee Sharkey was 26 when she was found

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