#ButWhyTho: ASOS Uses a Black Woman to Model Foundations for White and Fair Skin

Asos, a major beauty and fashion retailer, is under fire for using a black model as a canvas to display the foundation options for white or fair-skinned women. While Maybelline Fit Me does have color options for brown skin, Asos... Continue Reading

A White Woman Threw a Lime at Solange at a Concert Because She Was Dancing

Solange has always been one to speak her mind and tell it like it is, and we love her for it. Last night, she was attending a Kraftwerk show in her family when four very rude white women yelled at... Continue Reading

[Pics] Lauryn Hill’s Daughter Selah Marley Stuns in New Vogue Magazine Editorial

Selah Marley, daughter of Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley, started modeling early in outlets like Teen Vogue and more recently scored Calvin Klein’s 2016 Fall campaign. And now, she’s in Vogue Magazine’s 100 Ways to Wear Gucci spread looking striking.... Continue Reading

[Pics] Despite ‘Multiracial Only’ Casting Call, Yeezy Fashion Show Featured Black Models of All Colors

Today, fashion media has absolutely blasted Kanye West for the execution of his Yeezy Season 4 show, and with good reason – an inconvenient location at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, models standing long hours in 80+ degree weather,... Continue Reading

[Pics] Michelle Obama’s Eye-Popping Essence Editorial Has Us Wondering If She’s Been Downplaying Her Body

As First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama walks a fine line with her physical appearance and how she presents herself. Although her hair is natural, she keeps it straightened. She’s gotten flack for showing her arms, and her... Continue Reading

Cree Summer: “I Don’t Know a Single Black Girl Who’s Carefree”

Cree Summer is the epitome of a kick ass black woman – confident, quirky, and outspoken. Most people know her as Freddie from A Different World, whom most would call an original carefree black girl. However, Cree doesn’t necessarily agree... Continue Reading

[Pics] Celebrities Dressed in 70s Gear for Beyonce’s 35th Birthday Bash and It Was Epic

Beyonce celebrated her 35th birthday with an epic star-studded 70s themed bash.  While I was a little disappointed to discover my invitation had been lost in the mail, the  photos of all the celebrity attendees in their 70s garb more... Continue Reading

[Pics] After Kanye West Held a Casting for ‘Multiracial Women’ Only, Black Women Showed up Anyway

So first a disclaimer; it is impossible to tell from looking at a person whether they are multiracial. Black genetics in particular produce a wide range of skin tones and hair textures. However, after Kanye West issued a controversial ‘multiracial... Continue Reading

[Pics] Natural Hair Guru Taren Guy Transitions from Type 3 Curls to Free Form Locs

Lifestyle vlogger and natural hair guru Taren Guy is known for her gorgeous larger than life curly mane. Her huge afro has been her signature look through the years and she was one of the first natural hair vloggers to become quite popular on YouTube.... Continue Reading

Black Women are Comparing Their Relaxed Hair Health vs Their Natural Hair Health and It’s Eye Opening

Some of you have probably thought your hair was so bomb while it was relaxed. You probably thought that there was no way that natural hair could look any healthier, grow any longer, or flatter your face any better than... Continue Reading

[Pics] The Lupita Effect? Black Women are Rocking West African-Style High Buns

Lupita Nyong’o’s sky high sculpted updo may have sparked a trend after she rocked the look at the 2016 Met Gala. The updo was inspired by singer Nina Simone as well as traditional West African styles. Lately, women have been... Continue Reading

Black Men Rally Behind Leslie Jones with #BlackMenSupportLeslie

Leslie Jones was the victim of a vicious hack on her website yesterday, with her nude photos and personal information, including her driver’s license and passport photos being posted. Thousands have voiced support for Leslie, labeling the attack racist and... Continue Reading

What Baby Hair? 15 Photos That Show Appreciation for 4C, Not-Laid Edges

The Summer Olympics may be over, but the negative comments about Gabby Douglas’ edges still linger. (Just last week, we shared a video in which Cardi B, of Love & Hip Hop, defended the gymnast’s hair.) It is normal for 4C... Continue Reading

This Black Woman is Sharing Images of Her Lupus Flare Ups to Raise Awareness of the Disease

Lupus is often seen as a silent killer, an autoimmune disease that few people know about or understand unless it affects someone close to them. But Jokiva, a 21-year old woman out of New Orleans, is using her social media pages... Continue Reading

After Years of Rocking Bleach Blonde Hair, Beyonce Darkens Her Color

Yesterday, Beyonce stunned everyone when she showed up to the Hands of Stone movie premiere, in support of friend Usher Raymond, looking years younger. No, the superstar didn’t have any work done, but she did return to the ‘honey-blonde streaks... Continue Reading