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Black Women Battling Breast Cancer Deserve More Wig Options, According to Coils to Locs Founder Dianne Austin

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When Dianne Austin decided to ditch her relaxer and transition back to her natural hair in 2011, she had no idea that four years later she would be hit with the heartbreaking news of a breast cancer diagnosis.

“My first thoughts were how ironic it was that I went down this path of embracing my natural hair just to lose every strand of it,” she shares with InStyle. “It was a huge decision for me to stop relaxing my hair and to begin to embrace my natural texture after years of relaxing.”

As she began to say goodbye to her own hair, Austin, like many in cancer treatment, was in search of a wig. And while they’re sometimes covered, depending on the healthcare insurance provider, she wasn’t able to find any that even came close to matching her natural coily texture.

That’s why in 2019, she created Coils to

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10 options for family-style takeout

When dining rooms were forced to close, it not only changed the way restaurants operate, it changed the way we all eat. Takeout took on a new meaning, suddenly serving a different purpose. It became less about instant, individual gratification and more about getting food on the table for the entire family.

No restaurant answered that call more heroically than Taco María, where trendsetting chef Carlos Salgado recast his destination dining room known for leisurely multi-course tasting menus as a corner bodega selling carne asada, pinto beans and tamales, completely transforming the concept of meal kits.

Yes, dining rooms are cautiously reopening, but 2020’s not done yet. Many of us are still counting on takeout. And when we don’t have time to cook but still need to put food on the table or stock the fridge, these 10 restaurants can save the day.

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Perelman’s Coupon Company RetailMeNot to Weigh Sale Options

(Bloomberg) — Ronald Perelman’s MacAndrews & Forbes Inc. is weighing a sale of online coupon company RetailMeNot Inc. as the billionaire reworks his empire, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

RetailMeNot, which compiles online coupon and discount codes, is in talks with would-be bidders about a potential sale that could fetch $500 million to $600 million, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing a private matter. RetailMeNot hired investment bank Evercore Inc. to serve as its financial adviser to manage the process, the people said.



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The company hasn’t made definitive plans to sell, and discussions with interested parties including private equity firms are at an early stage, according to the people. Discount drug company RxSaver which is housed under the RetailMeNot umbrella has also been up for sale, Bloomberg reported.

A representative

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