Still-Star Crossed is kinda cute, but mainly boring

By Chelsea Hensley I didn’t expect Still Star-Crossed to become such a slog, but here we are, slogging along. “Nature Hath Framed Strange Fellows in Her Time” isn’t as poorly executed as last week’s episode, but it’s not having any more fun than we are. As quick as Still Star-Crossed was to solve its mystery,...

5 Black Women Who Can Slay an “Inhumans” Medusa Wig

Written by: Joi T. The queen of the Royal Family deserves better. Today, the ABC/Marvel partnership released the new Inhumans trailer. Originally planned to be a part of the MCU, the studio switched gears making it a series and releasing the first chapter in IMAX theaters. For fans of the Royal Family in the comics,...

BGN Review: Wonder Woman X Luxie Beauty Collaboration

  "Some women fear the fire, some women are the fire. Let Wonder Woman Empower the warrior in you to inspire strength, love and grace within yourself and others around." That was the message Luxie Beauty sent me along with their new brush set collaboration with the Wonder Woman movie. Let me tell you, the brushes...

WONDER WOMAN X LUXIE BEAUTY COLLABORATION

Luxie Beauty is dropping a Wonder Woman-inspired makeup brush set ahead of the movie's release next month! The Wonder Woman Brush Set by Luxie Beauty features five face brushes which are individually handcrafted with premium synthetic bristles and specifically designed to create a smooth and flawless canvas. The set is also great for sensitive skin!! Luxie...

VeryHair

  Many of us are interested in a new look this season and can't quite figure out which kind of hairstyle works best for us.  Are you looking for something that requires little maintenance?   Or perhaps a unique style that will last long and stay fresh for weeks?  Or perhaps an easy protective style...

Cosplay Has Tried To Make Me, a Fat, Black Woman, Invisible

By: TaLynn Kel I never considered myself a geek until I picked up a new hobby, costume play, aka cosplay. It’s one of those things that happened organically: someone took me to a geek convention, I saw people in costume, and not once did it occur to me not to dress up like them. Before I’d been there an...

A Personalized Guide to Learning How to Breathe Again: Pt. 2. Doppelgangers & Dreamland

Read the latest installment of 'A Personalized Guide to Learning How to Breathe Again' here on Black Girl Nerds.

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
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