Beauty

A Personalized Guide to Learning How to Breathe Again

Sometimes I look at others with envy, as I observe how easy it seems for them to breathe under the pressure. They don’t succumb before my eyes; their vibrant energy is extraterrestrial, while mine is a worn out mask held together with stitches that threaten to unravel.   Mental health used to be a foreign concept...

Cosmic Beauty

Star Trek Beyond has already hit theaters, but if you’re not ready to come back down to Earth and move on to the next summer blockbuster, MAC cosmetics is here to help you keep your face intergalactically beat. The makeup giant collaborated with Star Trek to create a collection in honor of the beloved saga’s...

#BGNPodcast Extra – Tia Willams

  Beauty editor and writer Tia Williams best known for her blog Shake Your Beauty, discusses her work in the fashion and beauty industry and her latest book The Perfect Find. Hosted by Joi Edited by John Bauer Music By Sammus

To Defy Mainstream Beauty Standards

  Whether you have long luxurious locks or a cute, short pixie cut, hair is a source of beauty and self-expression. Its versatility and ability to evoke confidence can cause a woman to correct her posture and elongate her strut, commanding attention. Hair comes in varying colors and textures, but not all are appreciated equally....

Coloring Your Hair: Tips and Tricks for Avoiding a Dyeing Disaster

  Hair color is quite a fundamental part of your personality and can even help change the way you look and feel about yourself, so it is definitely worth making sure you do what you can to avoid a dyeing disaster. It is not just a case of making sure you apply the color correctly but...

Formation – The Black History Month Gift We Deserve

***This is not subjective. I’m not going to try to win you over about why Beyonce is Queen or what the symbolism of this video means on a large scale. Like Formation itself, this piece is for Black women. Excited swearing may ensue.*** Beyonce, the Queen of pop has gifted us with another video, seemingly from...

Q&A with Natural Hair Bawse Regina Gwynn

As a recent naturalista (been going strong for over seven months!), I'm always looking for different ways to style my hair and options on those days that I am feeling lazy and like having someone else hook it up. So it was a bit of a blessing when I ran into Regina Gwynn at an event...

How important is proper eye makeup?

  All women across the globe, irrespective of their age or any other factor love to be admired and appreciated for their looks and beauty. Though some are blessed to have natural attractive features, for the others, makeup does the trick. Talking in general terms, makeup can be defined as a process of applying various...

Cherelice, 7 Year old Natural Hair Beauty from Suriname takes over Facebook

  It didn’t take long for this young adorable model to win over the population. 7 years on the planet, this girl from Suriname gained over 50,000 combined likes and shares on Facebook. Suriname is a small tropical country full of forests and a variety of flora and fauna off the coast of South America....

Healthy Roots Update!

  Healthy Roots Press Release   The newest innovation in dolls. You’ve seen black dolls, but you’ve never seen them like this. Providence (August 25, 2015) – Healthy Roots is a toy company with a mission to break down barriers for girls of color. Founded by Yelitsa Jean-Charles, a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, Healthy Roots...
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