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4 Fabulous Hairdo How-To's (VIDEO)

Posted 11.02.2011 | Black Voices

Labor Day is deemed the unofficial end of summer, but Fall marks the official season of change and renewal. This is the perfect time to breakout of an...

Lost in Translation: Why I'll Give Vogue Italia Another Chance

Christina S. Brown | Posted 10.31.2011 | Black Voices
Christina S. Brown

Vogue Italia has been progressive in this industry, when many of the other Vogue franchises have fallen short. Why, after making such great strides, would they do something to set themselves back by eons?

Julee Wilson

Will You Pledge Pi Nappa Kappa? (POLL) | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.30.2011 | Black Voices

If the sorority Pi Nappa Kappa doesn't sound familiar to you, you're not alone. The group was founded earlier this summer by Leola Anifowoshe, the...

PHOTOS: Pretty Faces Of The VMAs

Posted 10.29.2011 | Black Voices

Last night's VMAs was quite the costume party, so if dressing like a cartoon character isn't your style you probably didn't find much fashion inspirat...

Jurnee Smollett To Play A 'Supreme?'

Posted 10.25.2011 | Black Voices

Child actor turned full-blown star Jurnee Smollett's role on NBC's Friday Night Lights ended with the series' finale last season, but rumor has it she...

Women of Color: Before and After

Eve Pearl | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eve Pearl


Do Clothes Define Your Ethnicity?

Arielle Hixson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Black Voices
Arielle Hixson

Are clothes associated with a particular race? This controversial question may fuel a debate. Certain aspects of fashion tend to connect to particular ethnic groups in the United States.

High Fashion Afros In 'T'

Posted 10.24.2011 | Black Voices

Ball Gowns and afros unite the chicest way imaginable in T magazine's "Nightie Aphrodites" spread. Corinne Bailey Rae, Solange Knowles, Helene and...

Julee Wilson

Split Ends: A "Naturals" vs. "The Relaxers" Roundtable (VIDEO) | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices

Black hair has always been a point of discussion and contention. Blogs are abuzz. Even the TSA is giving black hair extra scrutiny. It seems a lin...

U.S. Surgeon General: Don't Let Your Hair Keep You From The Gym

Posted 10.22.2011 | Black Voices

From The U.S. surgeon general stopped by the spectacle known as the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show on Sunday - and it wasn't for a new...

Rihanna's Curly Q's How-To

Posted 10.22.2011 | Black Voices

Our favorite Barbadian superstar, Rhianna, hit the stage last night at the V Festival in Chelmsford, England with a head full of auburn curls. The...

Women of Color: Before and After

Eve Pearl | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eve Pearl


Rachel Roy a Giver With Style

Jason Bolden | Posted 10.19.2011 | Impact
Jason Bolden

I can't help but think of those in fashion that give of themselves with effortless style and grace. I reached out to the always chic Rachel Roy for a brief chat on how she gives back.

Solange Knowles And Son, Au Natural Mommy-And-Me Moment

Posted 10.18.2011 | Black Voices

We love this short afro mommy-and-me moment from Solange Knowles and her adorable son Julez. Since cutting off all her hair back in 2009, Know...

Retrograde-Proof Your Relationships

Charreah K. Jackson | Posted 10.18.2011 | Black Voices
Charreah K. Jackson

Those missed calls or email malfunctions aren't a coincidence. As the messenger planet Mercury slows down, our communication is impacted from travel and work to date night. Here are five tips to survive Mercury in Retrograde with your sanity and relationships intact.

Show Off Your Shoulder-Braids (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.18.2011 | Black Voices

Long and lovely braids have been thrown around a lot this summer--specifically over the shoulders of some major stars. Try bringing your braid int...

Again, 'Please Don't Pet Me' | Posted 10.17.2011 | Black Voices

"As fluffy and fun and fabulous as my hair might appear to be (and it is all of those things), I’m not a poodle." By Patrice Grell Yursik...

My Journey Home -- Inspiration for Haiti

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 10.17.2011 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

I come from an island in the Caribbean called Haiti. It suffered a devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010. It changed my life forever. It opened my eyes to what I left behind. It made me aware of the opportunities, that this country, America, has afforded me.

African-American Hair Stylist To The Stars, 'Tos' Powell Dies

The Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 10.16.2011 | Black Voices

L'Toska "Tos" Powell listed Lena Horne, Mahalia Jackson and Dinah Washington amongst her roster of famous African-American starlets. "She gradua...

Why I'm Glad My Mother Didn't Relax My Hair

Baze Mpinja | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices
Baze Mpinja

I've flip-flopped between processing my hair and letting it be because I've never viewed one style as being better than the other -- they're just different. And if I ever have a daughter of my own someday, that's exactly what I'll teach her.

Fall's Beauty Must-Haves | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices

Normally we'd be a little nervous about a beauty forecast that calls for glitter, shimmer, and candy-inspired fragrances. But this season's high-impac...

PHOTOS: Style Scene At UNCF's Evening Of Stars

Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices

Pattie LaBelle, Ledisi, Marsha Ambrosious and Estelle are just a few of the stars that lit up the stage last night during the 33rd Annual United Negr...

Curly Q's, Short and Sweet

Refinery29 | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices

A '40s Bob That's Anything But Old-Fashioned!...

Segregation at the Beauty Counter: A Case Against Black Beauty Companies

The Atlanta Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.13.2011 | Home

Do too many black beauty companies lose by focusing on the differences between the races?...

Julee Wilson

Lost In Translation: 'N-Word' Bag For Sale On eBay | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.12.2011 | Black Voices

In the market for a racist accessory? You’re in luck. Right now you can buy a $7.98 faux-leather satchel in "Nigger-Brown" on The selle...