beauty

From Matte Lips to Rainbow Highlighter, 8 Black-Owned Businesses that are Nailing Beauty Trends

The online beauty world can be an intimidating place. New products come out every week, and you can find a review for just about anything, whether it’s on Instagram, a blog, or Snapchat. Still, many black-owned indie brands lack visibility,... Continue Reading

5 Things to Know About Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Newbie Zuri Tibby

Black women killed it at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show (see all of the models here), but many were familiar faces, including Leomie Anderson, Maria Borges, and Joan Smalls. But one of Victoria Secret’s newest faces, Zuri Tibby, caught our... Continue Reading

Five of the Best Black-Owned Beauty Products for Fall

I don’t know about you all, but I am SO READY for fall. Summer is lovely, but there’s something about boots, sweaters, and leather jackets that bring me joy. Fall is also a time where makeup shades begin trending towards... Continue Reading

Marc Jacobs: ‘I Shouldn’t Be Criticized for Copying Black Styles Because Black Women Straighten Their Hair’

Marc Jacobs found himself at the center of another controversy after his fashion show featured models in pastel faux-dreadlocks. Many took to social media to express annoyance, particularly because Jacobs credited Boy George, Marilyn Manson, Lana Wachowski, Harajuku girls and... Continue Reading

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

C-Section Scars, Plus-Size Cheerleading and Stretch Marks: 3 Times Black Women’s Body Positivity Went Viral This Spring

Black women haven’t exactly been included in the American body positivity movement, but that hasn’t stopped us from boldly embracing our bodies in ways that inspire. This Spring, 3 instances of black woman body positivity went viral on social media,... Continue Reading

White Howard University Student Who ‘Loves’ Black Women Has Questionable Views on Race

Yesterday, BGLH posted about Russell Schiller, a white Howard University student who launched a #blackwomenarebeautiful photography campaign featuring black women from his historically black university. Many lauded his efforts to highlight black beauty in a society that is dominated by... Continue Reading

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