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African American Beauty

This Site Is The Answer To Every Brown Girl's Dreams

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

We just love go-getter gals like Jodie Patterson, who see an issue and tackle it with gusto, grace and -- in this case --plenty of lip gloss! Jodi...

'Black Don't Crack': Black Women Believe They Age Best

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.20.2013 | Black Voices

We've all heard and seen shining examples of the age-old adage, "black don't crack." Thanks to good genes, lots of ultraviolet ray-shielding melani...

Iman: Black Women Want To Be 'Told They Are Beautiful'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.08.2013 | Black Voices

“Did you bring your own makeup?” That's not a question you'd expect to be asked if you're jetsetting around the world, gracing the covers of t...

Veronica Webb Makes Beauty History...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Black Voices

In celebration of Black History Month we're looking back at groundbreaking moments in fashion, beauty and beyond. There are plenty of firsts, little-k...

Iman Proves That Black Beauty Products Shouldn't Be Pushed To The Back

Michelle Marques | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices

Iman is tired of black beauty products being relegated to the back walls of "ethnic sections" in major retailers. The model and beauty mogul spok...

Salvador Dali's Favorite Supermodel

Ben Arogundade | Posted 02.04.2012 | Black Voices
Ben Arogundade

The renowned surrealist painter Salvador Dali's meeting with seminal African-American supermodel, Donyale Luna, at his hideaway in the Spanish fishing village of Cadaqués, Catalonia in 1966 marked an amazing moment where art and beauty collide.

Rebecca Carroll

'Posing Beauty': Deborah Willis, Photographer And Breast Cancer Survivor, Discusses Her New Exhibit

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 11.27.2011 | Black Voices

In her remarkable new exhibit at the Fisher Museum of Art at the University of Southern California, photographer and New York University professor Deb...

Fabulous At Every Age: Black To Beauty

Terrence Phearse | Posted 01.16.2012 | Black Voices
Terrence Phearse

What does it take to be fab nowadays? A feathered mane, lux threads, a memorable look, and a banging resume. The ladies of today may know how to up the ante but being a glamorous woman of color is nothing new.

"She's Pretty for a Dark-Skinned Girl..."

Tameka Foster Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tameka Foster Raymond

The deeply rooted intra-racial contempt that lies beneath this inane "compliment" is the reason I've chosen to spark dialogue surrounding the topic of self-hatred in African-American culture.