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Apparently the long-discussed issue of diversity in fashion as it relates to black models is as much of an issue overseas as it is here in The States. As Paris Fashion Week comes to an end, a group of black models have taken to the Parisian streets to protest fashion brands amidst claims of racism […]

On the heels of the second season premiere of her hit WGN show Underground (returning March 8th,) Jurnee Smollett-Bell is serving up some fierce, retro glamour realness on the cover of Ebony magazine’s March issue. https://twitter.com/EBONYMag/status/832279886731558913 To celebrate the annual Women’s History Month this March, Ebony magazine has selected the beautiful and talented Jurnee Smollett-Bell […]

For black women, our hair is more than just strands atop our head that we style in a no-fuss, carefree manner. To us, our hair means so much more. It’s a deeply personal labor of love that shows the world who we are courtesy of every textured strand. Since the hair care marketplace is under-represented […]

Celebrities struggle with weight loss issues just like us regular folks and arguably no celebrity has struggled as much or been as open about it as Oprah Winfrey. Throughout the course of her 30+ year career Oprah has seen her weight fluctuate quite often, but regardless of how big or small she was, she always […]

For most women wearing some type of shapewear or girdle is an uncomfortable reality at some point in their lives and regardless of how comfy they proclaim to be, you reach your breaking point sooner or later. That is exactly what happened to Hidden Figures co-stars Octavia Spencer and Kirsten Dunst, who recall the moment […]

Diversity within the beauty industry is just as problematic as the lack of diversity within the fashion industry. Sure things are definitely better than they once were, but there is still a considerable way to go before diverse beauty is the accepted standard instead of a surprise occurrence. One person who knows about the beauty […]

It’s always inspiring when the beauty practices and standards of other cultures are shared and appreciated here in America. One such representation is courtesy of 19-year-old Halima Aden, who just made history at the Miss Minnesota USA pageant for a very awesome reason. https://twitter.com/theGrio/status/803657421398757380 Traditionally in beauty pageants there is an evening gown round, a […]