28 Black-Owned Skincare Brands To Try This Summer

Get your summer skin glowing and smooth with these black-owned skincare brands: Bekura Beauty The sugar scrub is my favorite! Founded in 2011 by Rashida in under the name of its parent company (Beauty Assortment for the Sun-Kissed®) – Bekura™ is... Continue Reading

Tyra Banks ‘Tyra Beauty’ is Being Slammed as a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme, Here’s Why

In 2014, Tyra Banks created her cosmetics brand, Tyra Beauty. Banks has been in the modeling and beauty industry since 15, so it only made sense that, like supermodel Iman before her, she would create her own beauty brand. Except while Iman’s... Continue Reading

Still Defiant, Zoe Saldana Says She is The Reason People Now Know About Nina Simone

Zoe Saldana has some choice words for critics of her role in the Nina Simone Biopic. Criticisms have been flying around since 2012 when it was first revealed that Salanda would be playing the legendary singer. When the movie trailer... Continue Reading

14 Incredible Handbags Created by Black-Owned Design Companies

We’ve let you in on both black-owned swimwear and cosmetic lines and now we’ve found some of best black handbag designers out there. Tired of that Michael Kors? In the market for a new bag? Look no further than these... Continue Reading

20 Inspiring Loc Growth Journeys

Are you considering locs but do not know what to expect in terms of growth? Are you are newly loc’ed and wondering where you will be in one, two, or ten years? Whatever your situation, here are twenty loc growth progressions to give... Continue Reading

[Video] Police Officer Fired for Sharing Violently Racist Videos Brings Black Girlfriend as Character Witness

Perpetua Michel took the words “stand by your man” literally when she appeared at an arbitration hearing as a character witness for her boyfriend and former Fort Lauderdale Police Officer Jason Holding, who was fired for exchanging racist text messages with several fellow... Continue Reading

Beyonce Shows Off Her Freckles in Makeup-less Selfie

If you’re a Beyonce stan/fan, you might have noticed that she has freckles. If you’re more of a casual observer, you might have never seen them before. Either way, Queen Bey put her freckles on full display in a makeup-less... Continue Reading

A Smear Campaign is Building Against Lupita Nyong’o

Rumors have started spreading about Lupita Nyong’o being a diva on Broadway and angering Eclipsed audiences by missing shows. Page Six broke the story yesterday quoting sources close to the play. Other media outlets, including Atlantic Star, Morning USA, BET, and Perez Hilton have... Continue Reading

Azealia Banks Confirms Bleaching Her Skin With Controversial Whitenicious Products

No stranger to controversy, a few days ago artist, Azealia Banks posted this noticeably lighter post-relaxer selfie to her Instagram account while in Brazil. Instantly comments poured in on Banks’ page which seemingly pointed out what appears to be obvious... Continue Reading

20 More Pictures of Natural Hair Shrinkage That Will Blow Your Mind

Shrinkage never (and, we really mean never) ceases to amaze us.  Though we know that natural hair can appear deceptively short in its shrunken state, it is still shocking to see the immense length hidden under our kinks, coils, and curls.  ... Continue Reading

Culottes are Back in Style, and These 15 Style Bloggers Rock Them Insanely Well

Culottes are a fashion trend that most have probably forgotten. At its height, people went crazy for the loose fitting pants that resembled a skirt when not in motion. They were breezy, comfortable and looked great on just about every... Continue Reading

[Pics] This Stunning Natural Bride and Her All-Natural Bridal Party are Breaking the Internet

If you thought that you have seen the best of beach weddings, you thought wrong. This past weekend, Nakyia and her bridal party walked down the sandy aisle with beautiful afros and puffs in all their glory. Photographs of the stunning... Continue Reading

Black Beauty Vloggers Caught Co-Signing Low-Quality Becca Eyeshadow Sparks Discussion on the Integrity of Paid Reviews

Many of us rely on bloggers and vloggers to vet a product before we purchase it. This is especially true of cosmetics. Why go through the hassle of trying a product and returning it when you can watch your favorite... Continue Reading

#GrowingUpWithBrownSkin Sheds Light on What It’s Like To Be Black in America

Yesterday morning the hashtag #GrowingUpWithBrownSkin was trending on Twitter for hours via ‘Black Twitter’. Under the hashtag you’ll find numerous tweets from minorities sharing their experiences on what it was like to grow up with brown skin in America. Most... Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why Kandi Burruss Isn’t Strange for Potty Training Her Son at 4 Months Old

A few weeks ago, Kandi Burruss-Tucker shared a video on Instagram of her 4-month-old son, Ace, using the potty. Kandi encouraged all parents to start potty training their kids early so that they can get used to using the toilet.... Continue Reading