[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

Texture Hierarchy, Damage Denial and 4 Other Things the Natural Hair Community Should Leave In 2015

Happy New Year, everyone! Now that 2016 is in full swing, I think it’s time we had that conversation. You know, that conversation. Yup, that’s the one. That heart to heart I love to have with my fellow transitioners and... Continue Reading

How I Learned That Being West Indian Didn’t Make Me Better Than African Americans

Growing up in the 80’s and 90’s I learned very early on that being Haitian wasn’t exactly the thing to be.  When my family moved to a new town, my older brother and I simply hid it. Nobody asked, so we... Continue Reading

[Pics] These Photos of HBCU North Carolina A&T’s Women’s Swim Team are Everything

Meet the North Carolina A&T Lady Aggies, a Division 1 HBCU swimming team that competes in the Historically Black College and University Swim Meet (with Howard University and Florida A&M) and the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association. Captured by photographer Kevin... Continue Reading

K. Michelle Blasts Black NFL Players For Dissing Dark-Skinned Black Women

After The Shade Room posted a screenshot of Arizona Cardinals players Tony Jefferson and former player Brennan Clay demeaning dark-skinned black women, singer K. Michelle took to her Instagram account to blast the players publicly. #DragSession: #ArizonaCardinals player #TonyJefferson and... Continue Reading

Jada Pinkett Smith Considers Boycotting the Oscars After Black Actors are Shut Out

Last year Michael B. Jordan gave an incredible performance in Creed that revived the Rocky franchise. Black director Ryan Coogler co-wrote and directed the film, which had the highest opening week in Rocky franchise history and recently crossed the $100M... Continue Reading

White-Owned Twerk Dance Studio Blocks Black Instructor and Calls Her Style “Basic”

Twerking is nothing new in the black community. This style of dance has existed for centuries and its roots can be traced back to West African traditions such as the mapouka dance. In 1993, the term “twerking” came to the forefront when New Orleans... Continue Reading

Scholastic Children’s Book Portrays Enslaved Black Girl as Happy and Joyful

New York Times food writer Ramin Ganeshram is under fire for penning a horrifically offensive children’s book that portrays an enslaved family as happy and joyful. Check out the book’s caption on Amazon.com; Everyone is buzzing about the president’s birthday!... Continue Reading

[Pic] Rapper Da Brat Shows Off New Glam Look and Curly Do

The first platinum-selling female rapper turned Empire actress and radio host, Da Brat debuted a new curly look this week on her Instagram account. This is a departure from Da Brat’s normal style of braids and plaits. What do you think of her... Continue Reading

20 Photos that Prove a Black Lip is Gorgeous on Any Shade of Brown Skin

While most beauty gurus and makeup fanatics were creating deep red and purple pouts this season, many women took it to the limit and showed out in all black. Black lipstick is making a huge comeback and these ladies prove that... Continue Reading

I Tried the Ethiopian Practice of Putting Clarified Butter (Ghee) in My Natural Hair

One of the coolest things about hair is that a lot of kitchen ingredients work well for treatments. Coconut milk, honey, and olive oil are all ingredients that my hair loves, and I love that I can pick them up... Continue Reading