[Pics] Supermodel Jourdan Dunn Rocks a TWA on the Cover of Vogue Brasil

Vogue Brasil just announced supermodel Jourdan Dunn is covering their February issue. Dunn always gives us fierce looks but this time she’s also serving a fierce TWA. This is particularly meaningful given that Afro Brazilians are asserting themselves in Brazilian... Continue Reading

11 Shocking Revelations from Buzzfeed’s Exposé on Sexual Assault of Spelman Students by Morehouse Students

On January 21, Buzzfeed News published a detailed story about sexual violence against students at women’s college Spelman by students at neighboring men’s college Morehouse. The two colleges, among the highest ranked historically black colleges and universities (or HBCUs) in... Continue Reading

Freaking Over Frizz, Excessive Protective Styling and 3 More Natural Hair Habits to Leave in 2015

Natural hair always seems to be a learning experience. Even though I’ve been natural for six years, I seem to always be making a slight tweak to my regimen, finding a combination that I like a little bit better, or... Continue Reading

27 Black-Owned Companies Making Inroads in the Cosmetics Industry

Cosmetics companies have long had a habit of excluding black women from their agenda. We’re often an afterthought, and that ain’t cool. Now, there are exceptions to this rule: Fashion Fair, Lancome, and Mac Cosmetics, to name a few. But... Continue Reading

Style Blogger GabiFresh Models Her New Swimsuit Line in Cleopatra-Inspired Photo Shoot

Come through Ms Gabi! Style blogger Gabi Gregg, known online as GabiFresh, has partnered with Swimsuits for All to release a swimsuit line that plus size women can wear with pride. I am so excited to show you guys my... Continue Reading

25 Ways To Style Jumbo Marley/Havana Twists

We are deep into the winter season and many of you are still protective styling your precious manes. Lately, I’ve noticed more naturals opting to protective style with jumbo Marley, Havana, Senegalese and Mambo twists instead of small twists. I... Continue Reading

Ghanaian Artist Reimagines Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Other Black Celebrities in Traditional African Dress

African immigration to the United States is on the rise, and first-generation African Americans are engaging with black American culture in new and interesting ways. Enter 26-year-old Ghanaian-born New York artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah. When he witnessed a friend being teased... Continue Reading

[Pics] Teyonah Parris’ Mom Looks Like She Could Be Her Sister

Last month, we showcased some amazing photos of black mothers and daughters who look like sisters.  Well, our favorite celebrity natural, Teyonah Parris, recently posted a picture of herself and her mother on Instagram, and they look like sisters!  We would... Continue Reading

Instagram Shut Down Celebrity Make Up Artist BeatFaceHoney’s Account After She Showed Solidarity With Muslims

Popular Youtube Vlogger and Celebrity Makeup Artist, Tatiana Ward, also known as BeatFaceHoney, had her Instagram account suspended after she posted this picture: The woman in the cartoon is Rose Hamid, the Muslim woman who was thrown out of Donald Trump rally after... Continue Reading

5 of the Best Crochet Braid Patterns

Yay for you, you’ve decided to get put your hair away for a bit and install crochet braids! Crochet braids have quickly swept the natural hair community by storm due to their ease of installation, versatility, and convenience – beating... Continue Reading

[Pics] Vivica Fox is Slaying the Silver Hair Trend

Vivica Fox has gone silvery gray! The gray hair trend has been most popular amongst young women for over a year now but the 51-year-old Fox is killing it! The actress first debuted a gray/silver updo at the Hateful Eight party... Continue Reading

Top Black Beauty Vloggers Under Fire After Racist and Colorist Tweets Resurface

Black beauty vloggers VickyLogan and RavenElyse, who both have large followings on YouTube, are in a bit of hot water after a series of tweets (some dating back to 2011) have resurfaced. The tweets, compiled by Tumblr user The Pro Black... Continue Reading

5 Red and Auburn Dyes that are Safe and Beautiful on My Natural Hair

The temperatures have dropped and winter is in full force. The change of seasons is a time for women to update their summery hair color to darker, richer shades that remind us of sitting in front of the fire with... Continue Reading

[Pics] This 25-Year-Old Operates Her Own 6 Acre Farm

Nakku Justine has become something of a viral sensation after she appeared on Nigerian news site Nigeriancamera.net. The 25-year-old operates her own lucrative 6 acre farm in Nigeria producing dairy, cabbage, cereals, carrots and poultry. Images of Justine working the... Continue Reading

My Worst Natural Hair Mistake and Best Hair Discovery of 2015

My Worst Natural Hair Mistake of 2015 — Using Protein on Hair that Needed Moisture This past summer I decided to rock my hair in a blow out for weeks at a time. It was great. My hair looked fabulous,... Continue Reading