Beauty

You’re Pretty… For a Dark-Skinned Girl

You’re Pretty… For a Dark-Skinned Girl By Cloe Luv “You’re pretty for a dark-skinned girl.” That was the comment that de...
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Weave – Another No Go Zone

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

Written by Nicole March 10th was International Wig Day. I’m a few days late and a dollar short, but this topic is still somewhat important. With the...
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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 Nicole J. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With Christmas rapidly approaching, the stores all reaching peak crowdedness, and all...
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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 Nicole J. Did you know that November 20th was National Headwrap Day? I didn’t until 2 weeks ago, and that was all the impetus I needed to...
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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 Nicole J. It seems every other week a topic about black women’s hair is trending.   Last month, it was H&M, after having the ner...
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Looking Like Outside: Hair Acceptance, Weaves, and...

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

Written by Nicole J. Nothing gets black women more riled up than the conversation of hair. Hair has the super power to get under the skin of black wom...
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