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Lupita Nyong’o Schools Magazine On True Inspiration for Met Gala Hair

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Monday night, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o showed up to the 2016 Met… Read More

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[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 she… Read More

Strands on Struggle? Protein Treatment Tips for Relaxed Hair

Strands on Struggle? Protein Treatment Tips for Relaxed Hair

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Believe it or not, you could be weakening your hair without even knowing it.    Hair is made of a strong protein… Read More

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Dear White People: Locs Are Not “Just Hair”

by Josie Pickens

When I started locking my hair almost seventeen years ago, I was searching for myself.  In fact, I was, as Zora Neale Hurston wrote of Janie… Read More

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[Shades Of Beauty] Louboutin Creates Nude Flats For All Shades

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As women of color, we know fashion items colored as "nude" don't actually match our skin. Christian Louboutin has gotten the picture… Read More

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

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[Hair Apparent] 7 Wigs & Weaves You Need In Your Life Now

by Joane Amay

For most women, when their hair isn’t on point, they don’t feel on point. How many of us have scrambled around looking for a hat, hairband… Read More

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[INFLUENCERS] Meet Strength of Nature's Charlene Dance

by Tyrus Townsend

Charlene Dance knows a thing or two about producing campaigns and serving on platforms that promote the inner and outer beauty needs for women of… Read More

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The Curvy Confessionals

by Tomika Anderson

What would be evoked in you, readers, if I said said the women photographed here—Grammy winner Chrisette Michele, 33; R&B chart topper… Read More

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Vashtie Kola Dishes On Her Best Beauty and Health Tips

by Najja Parker

Not many people have as many job titles as Vashtie Kola. She’s a filmmaker, designer, DJ, model and brand ambassador. And she’s never… Read More

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