Beauty, Fitness + Healthy Eating

27 Photos of the Overwhelming Black Woman Beauty at the AfroPunk Festival

Since the annual AfroPunk Festival wrapped up in Brooklyn on August 23 there have been hundreds of photos circulating on social media of the strikingly beautiful attendees. Women of all shades of brown graced the festival rocking colorful hair, traditional... Continue Reading

African Women Are Doing YouTube Tutorials For Their Traditional Tribal Makeup

Makeup tutorials are no longer just for crafting a smokey eye. YouTubers are are also using them to showcase pride of their heritage by creating looks that are unique to their culture. Niger YouTuber, Fati of MakeupbyFatifatouNiger put together a tutorial... Continue Reading

Wearing Africa: 11 Gorgeous Photos of Africa-Shaped Jewelry

The trend of Africa-shaped adornment has been around for a while, spouting a multitude of rings, necklaces, earrings and tattoos. But no one captures it quite like Peace Images. The jewelry brand, created and run by Camille Peace, provides sexy,... Continue Reading

10 Black Beauty Vloggers Recreate Iconic 90s Looks

The trend of “all things 90s” has been floating around for a while now. From matte lips and warm brown shadows to bold full brows, the 90s appeal of make-up is too fly to pass up. See how the following YouTubers recreate... Continue Reading

For Skinny Black Girls: 15 Slender Style Bloggers Who Kill It

We have nothing but love for curvy women, but we have just as much appreciation for the skinny girls! In fact, there are a select group of slender fashion bloggers who routinely remind us that fashion is all about confidence, not body... Continue Reading

The ‘Melanin on Fleek’ Movement is a New Take on ‘Black Is Beautiful’

We’ve been seeing these “Melanin on Fleek” T-shirts popping up all over IG and we’re kind of feeling the message. It’s a modern twist on “Black is Beautiful” and we like it. We like it a lot. According to creator, Evertt... Continue Reading

Black Twitter is Trying to Make #AaliyahforMac Happen

Mac just announced plans for a ‘Selena for Mac’ collection based on the late Tejano music icon Selena Quintanilla. The cosmetics giant made the announcement after a grassroots campaign gathered more than 37,000 signatures. Now Black Twitter is working to... Continue Reading

Bikinis for All! 15 Voluptuous Bikini-Rocking Beauties

These beautiful variations of the bikini on gorgeous black women are stunning and inspiring. Plus sized bikinis are becoming very popular and these ladies prove that every body is truly a bikini body. The key to the bikini search is finding a... Continue Reading

The Bubble Nail/Hump Nail Trend is Breaking the Internet Right Now

“Hump Nails” or “Bubble Nails” pretty much broke the internet last week. With news of police brutality sweeping the nation it’s not wonder the images of the latest nail trend have popped in all of our feeds and timelines. Some... Continue Reading

This Mesmerizing Video of a Natural Shaking Her Hair in Slow Motion Has Gone Viral

They say black women are magical… they right. They say natural hair doesn’t move… they wrong. Model and natural vlogger Hanna LaShay posted a video shaking her luscious curls. The 1 minute 10 second video was her boyfriend’s idea and... Continue Reading

7 Nigerian Fashion Bloggers Who Rock Their Natural Hair

There’s no surprise that there are increasing numbers of black beauty and fashion bloggers embracing their natural hair, but with the natural hair movement only recently making a resurgence throughout the African continent, African bloggers are beginning to make the switch... Continue Reading

9 Natural Remedies for Hyperpigmentation

by Lisa Jean-Francois of Lisa a La Mode Very few of us are blessed to survive a pimple without some left over repercussions. Even if I don’t touch my pimples while they are alive, upon their eventual demise I am... Continue Reading

4 Natural Hair Bloggers Who Transformed Their Bodies

For a lot of naturals, hair is just hair. But for many, hair is the starting point of a bigger transformation. Going natural can inspire healthier eating, increased fitness and a more peaceful way of life. These 4 bloggers keep... Continue Reading

4 Non-Inverted Yoga Techniques for Hair Health

I already know what you’re thinking…”Elle, what’s new about this article? We’ve already filed the inversion technique under the ‘doing too much’ files.” And I thought the same thing – think yoga and hair growth, and you’re automatically thinking of... Continue Reading

Eyebrows on Fleek: Why Henna for Your Brows is the Next Big Thing

Henna for Eyebrows? Yes, it’s not just for your hair growing from your scalp anymore. For those of you that may have sparse eyebrows, Henna tinting is a process that allows you to go without having to fill them in... Continue Reading