Beauty

Weave – Another No Go Zone

WRITTEN BY PENELOPE FARTHING As one commenter so eloquently put it, I went and done kicked the hornet’s nest with the post about weave and coronavir...
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Weave in the time of Coronavirus

Written by Penelope Farthing March 10th was International Wig Day. I’m a few days late and a dollar short, but this topic is still somewhat importan...
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2000’s Fashions That are Making a Comeback

Written by Saran Lawson You may want to hit the gym early because they’re trying to make us wear low riders again. I know what a few people are sayi...
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Continuing the Convo: Ari Lennox and Black Feature...

Written by Saran Lawson Keeping the conversation going with Ari Lennox’s Instagram rant from a few weeks ago, I have a question. Why are black f...
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What we are leaving in 2019: The Kardashians and I...

This article has an interesting origin story. I decided to rejoin Twitter this year, and I have been addicted ever since. This month, I noticed that I...
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Pink Pill Christmas Gifts!

Written by Penelope Farthing It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With Christmas rapidly approaching, the stores all reaching peak crowdedness,...
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I Bit On a Facebook Ad for Venus.com and This is W...

About a week ago, this ad showed up on my Facebook feed. Normally I just scroll by, accepting that Facebook has the right to generate revenue with ads...
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National Headwrap Day: 5 Black Owned Companies to ...

Written by Penelope Farthing Did you know that November 20th was National Headwrap Day? I didn’t until 2 weeks ago, and that was all the impetus I n...
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Last-Minute Halloween Costume Crafts

Written By Saran Lawson Some people celebrated Halloween a tad early this year. Given that the holiday falls on a Thursday, some festivities have alre...
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How I Evicted A Painful Chin Zit

For the most part, I have decent skin. I never wear makeup to bed and I know what products work for me and stick to a routine.   Sure, I get the ...
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Hair Hoaxes and Lopping Off Locs

Written by Penelope Farthing It seems every other week a topic about black women’s hair is trending.   Last month, it was H&M, after having...
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Looking Like Outside: Hair Acceptance, Weaves, and...

We are back again with another hair conversation. Some time ago, Penny wrote a post on the blog, outlining conversations that black women were not nec...
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Black Women, H&M, and Hair

Written by Penelope Farthing Nothing gets black women more riled up than the conversation of hair. Hair has the super power to get under the skin of b...
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Nude Nail Polish Options for Black Women

Who doesn’t love a good manicure? Healthy hands and nails are just as important to your appearance as moisturized hair and dewy, glowing skin. A fun...
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