Chrissy Teigen is so GLAM4GOOD! We love how she posts pictures of herself making ugly faces on Instagram and that she's always smiling and poking fun of herself in the best possible way. She's not just a supermodel, she's a role model.
Many times I wonder if people see my hair instead of me. If my hair disappeared, would I go along with it? My curls are part of me, but they shouldn't define me, either.
I fell in love with Ruby Dee the first time I saw her perform. Petite yet formidable, her presence swept me away like a gigantic wave that pulls you under with its swell.
We often think that our biggest challenge is tangible. Money, connections, location barriers, and relationships. We can come up with one million excuses..."if only I had this" or "if only I knew this person." But what do you have in your hands now? I
As always, the Cannes Film Festival has been a sumptuously glamorous gathering of glitteratti. Hair done, nails done, everything did, I jetted off to...
Many HBCUs have great fashion departments and robust programs that people aren't aware of. Though I did not attend an HBCU, as a former student of color in fashion merchandising, I can attest, the journey to a fashion career can feel lonely.
Racialized conceptions of beauty played an unappreciated role in establishing that segregated schools violated the Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause.
From bold heels to boyfriend jeans, chic crop tops to printed pencil skirts, see which catwalk styles were embraced by street-savvy fashionistas with this round-up of ten street style looks to try.
Kelly Connor Finding the perfect dress for a big event is only half the battle: Making the right choice with your footwear can make or break an eve...
She has admitted publicly that it took her years to equate herself with beauty. One need not look much further than her character "Patsy" to understand why.
I love Easter! Spring has finally sprung, with sweet smells in the air, and sweet treats for us to savor. Here are my latest favorite things.
I applaud the publication on its endeavor to begin the conversation on natural beauty. "Pretty" goes beyond European style features and Brazilian imported tresses; it starts with a Black woman's kinks sprouting from her roots and raw individuality.
Watching my mother and grandmother taught me so much -- seeing them nurture people and animals showed me, through their actions, what mattered most. They made so many sacrifices for our family, and they set the standard. They inspired me from childhood to volunteer and advocate for those less fortunate.
With a big chop, you become a woman with short hair in a world where so much sexuality and femininity lies in length.
To me, celebrating Women's History Month was more about celebrating the woman that I am becoming and paying homage to the women of influence. In order to do that I had to dig into what embodied the woman I have aspired to be and the reasoning behind that.
"You don't need to be pretty, perfect or compliant to be loved." That is the message photographer Kate T. Parker wanted to use to empower her girls when she started taking their pictures three years ago.
I just don't know how you'd be able to take this class and look anyone in the eye afterward. Or, how you'd handle that gut-wrenching moment when you have to walk into a crowded room of people completely naked.
Making my rounds, I took a peek on the back balcony which is usually frequented for cigarette breaks and healthy conversations. I was captivated by the eclectic style and fearless combinations. It was all in the details...
Even as I played dress up with my friends, I couldn't picture them using real makeup of their own until they were actually moms themselves. Little did I know how much of a sway the beauty industry and society would have on them.
So many black women have an intimate relationship with rejection when it comes to their own beauty. That relationship has a legacy that walks with them today.