‘You Have Shown No Respect’: Model Jessica White Claps Back After Ex Nick Cannon Raps About Her Bedroom Skills

Nick Cannon, host of America’s Got Talent and Wild ’N Out, recently released a song titled Jessica (Remix), where he reminisces about his relationship with model Jessica White.  Here are some of the lyrics: Jessica, I gotta talk to her.... Continue Reading

Beauty Blogger Uses Baking Soda and Cucumber to Lighten Hyperpigmented Knees

Baking soda has been touted as a natural beauty remedy for some time, mostly for getting rid of acne spots or in natural hair. But did you know that it works on dark spots on your knees and other areas... Continue Reading

Model Tabria Majors Posted the First Honest ‘Flat Tummy Tea’ Instagram Review We’ve Seen

You may know Tabria Majors as a model for Forever 21, Ashleigh Stewart and Ebony Magazine. When she’s not slaying commercial campaigns, she’s stuntin’ on the Gram, slaying the selfie and yoga pose game. But honestly she should go down... Continue Reading

[Pics] Loc’ed Professionals Take to Instagram After Federal Court Rules Loc Discrimination Legal

Recently a federal appeals court ruled that job candidates can be denied or fired for wearing locs because the style is “messy”. The ruling was not only shocking, but dangerous and a slippery slope. What’s next? Afros, two strand twists,... Continue Reading

[Sponsored] The Hype About Big Chop Hair Extentions is Real and Here’s Why

*This is a sponsored post, however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are our own. Big Chop Hair is poised to become the industry’s leading natural hair extensions company and we are so here for it. After having the opportunity to try... Continue Reading

Dominican Beauty Queen Dons Blackface and Butt Pads to Imitate Darker-Skinned Dominican Singer

Recently, a popular Latino variety show featured actress, TV host and 2008 Miss World Dominican Republic Geisha Montes de Oca, imitating Amara “La Negra” — which would have been nothing new except she was wearing blackface. This is Montes de... Continue Reading

Federal Court Rules that Companies Can Legally Discriminate Against Candidates With Locs

This is absolutely unbelievable. Via TheGrio.com; “Last week, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 that banning employees from wearing their hair in dreadlocks is not a form of racial discrimination. The lawsuit was brought to the court... Continue Reading

Five of the Best Black-Owned Beauty Products for Fall

I don’t know about you all, but I am SO READY for fall. Summer is lovely, but there’s something about boots, sweaters, and leather jackets that bring me joy. Fall is also a time where makeup shades begin trending towards... Continue Reading

‘Why Should We Hide?’ After #TeacherBae Goes Viral, More Images of Curvy Black Professionals Surface

By now many people know about #TeacherBae aka Patrice Brown, an elementary school staffer in Atlanta who was penalized for posting professional images to her Instagram account that many deemed inappropriate. Brown has an hourglass figure, and the photos often... Continue Reading

A Heavily Pregnant Kerry Washington Slayed the Emmys Red Carpet

Kerry Washington, a celebrity known for being extremely private, surprised everyone on Sunday at the Emmy Awards by showing up in a dress that flaunted her baby bump, and she was absolutely glowing. Washington donned a custom form fitting black... Continue Reading

Marc Jacobs: ‘I Shouldn’t Be Criticized for Copying Black Styles Because Black Women Straighten Their Hair’

Marc Jacobs found himself at the center of another controversy after his fashion show featured models in pastel faux-dreadlocks. Many took to social media to express annoyance, particularly because Jacobs credited Boy George, Marilyn Manson, Lana Wachowski, Harajuku girls and... Continue Reading

ELLE Did a Feature on Bantu Knots, Baby Hair and Other Black Styles… Using Actual Black Models

Elle Canada pays homage to black hairstyles by featuring black models in the September 2016  “Natural Anthem” Beauty Shoot. We’ve grown accustomed to seeing news outlets feature many of these same styles and then crediting non-black women for the inspiration,... Continue Reading

Despite Being Advised Not To, Miss DC Cierra Jackson Kept Her Hair Natural for the Miss America Pageant

Miss America contestant Cierra Jackson was advised by many not to rock her natural hair on stage, but she did so anyway. The Spelman College graduate won the competition’s swimsuit segment, but lost out on the crown. Even so, she... Continue Reading

BGLH Is Looking for Interns!

BGLH, one of the largest black woman beauty and culture sites, is looking for cool, culture-savvy interns to join our team! Video experience is a plus. Interns must live in or around New York City, and be able to travel... Continue Reading

[Pics] Lupita Nyong’o’s Stunning Vogue Cover Editorial Was Shot in Her Native Kenyan Village

If you do nothing else today, read Lupita Nyong’o’s incredible cover story on Vogue.com. The stunning 33-year-old actress covers the magazine’s October issue and, in the accompanying feature, discusses her journey from precocious Kenyan schoolgirl to Academy Award-winning actress, along... Continue Reading