Shalom Nchom

Burned and Beautiful: Shalom Nchom in #PerfectlyMe Campaign

by Teryn Payne

While in her mother’s restaurant in Nigeria, a pan of stifling hot oil fell off a counter and landed on nine-year-old-Shalom Nchom, causing severe... Read More

Johnson

Styling Her Way From Homelessness to Salon Success

by Avis Thomas-Lester / Urban News Service

It is ironic that travel plays such a significant role in hairstylist Evalyn “Evie” Johnson’s life. The co-owner of the E&E Hair Studio in... Read More

Kim Kimble

Kim Kimble: The Celebrity Hairstylist Behind Taraji’s Emmy Look

by Teryn Payne

Kim Kimble is someone you should know if you don't already. She's been behind the looks of celebrities like Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Tyra Banks and Rihanna. Get the inside scoop of her latest creation for Taraji at the Emmy awards and find out what she's up to next. Read More

Do Licensing Requirements Punish Hair Braiders Unfairly?

Do Licensing Requirements Punish Hair Braiders Unfairly?

by Avis Thomas-Lester / Urban News Service

Kune Gueye came from Senegal to Nashville for a better life, but she had to overcome yards of red tape to earn her American... Read More

fat thighs matter plus sized women

Fat Thighs Matter

by Frenchie Davis

On the heels of Lane Bryant's I'm No Angel campaign; Sports Illustrated's most recent swimsuit issue featuring a plus size model; and EBONY’s March... Read More

[Shades of Beauty] My Mother Taught Me My ‘Hairitage’

[Shades of Beauty] My Mother Taught Me My ‘Hairitage’

by Saidat Giwa-Osagie

There is a dance that my mother and I used to do.  Our routine was full of precise loops, under-slides and elongated finishes.  Where... Read More

[Shades of Beauty] Ericka Pittman: Finding 40

[Shades of Beauty] Ericka Pittman: Finding 40

by #teamEBONY

Ericka Pittman (aka Vice President of the Chairman’s Office at the company started by Sean “Diddy” Combs) is fierce, fabulous and turning 40. Revered... Read More

Model Citizen: Naomi Campbell on New Book, Empire, and Beauty Secrets

Model Citizen: Naomi Campbell on New Book, Empire, and Beauty Secrets

by #teamEBONY

EBONY’s  Fashion Editor Ericka Goodman sits down with the flawless, forever beautiful Naomi Campbell to get the tea (plus some crumpets) on the beauty... Read More

[Shades of Beauty] White HBCU Student Launches #BlackWomenAreGorgeous

[Shades of Beauty] White HBCU Student Launches #BlackWomenAreGorgeous

by #teamEBONY

"I really love black women. They are the standard for beauty, in my opinion," says Russell Schiller. In fact, the 20-year-old white student at... Read More

[Shades of Beauty] Nail The Frosted Look in Three Easy Steps

[Shades of Beauty] Nail The Frosted Look in Three Easy Steps

by #teamEBONY

The weather might be warming up, but winter isn’t over quite yet. Usher out the cold temperatures with the latest beauty trend  – frosted... Read More