olive oil

[NATURAL HAIR NOW]
3 Great Things That Olive Oil Can Offer Your Hair!

by LaParis Hawkins

There has never really been a doubt that olive oil is a great multi-faceted product for women with natural hair. Aside from the fact… Read More

Sharifa Murdock

[MEN'S STYLE]
How One Black Woman Is Changing the Way Menswear Is Sold

by Corey Chalumeau

When menswear industry buyers (the folks who buy the clothing/accessories you see in big name department stores or trendy boutiques)… Read More

Stoney Jackson

Looking for Stoney Jackson

by Michael A. Gonzales

While I’ve read countless tales of Black women and their coming of age hair stories that deconstruct weaves, celebrate ’locs… Read More

african american woman dreadlocks

[NATURAL HAIR NOW]
The Difference Between Sisterlocks and Traditional Locs

by LaParis Hawkins

Deciding to lock your hair is a huge decision, not to mention permanent one. But did you know that there are two different types… Read More

Getting Waisted: The Dangers of Corset Training

Getting Waisted: The Dangers of Corset Training

by Jamie Harrison

From curvaceous celebs such as Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian to buxom urban models we see on social media sites and reality TV, an hourglass figure… Read More

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[BEAUTIFULLY BROWN]
Seriously, Stop Calling Me ‘Chocolate’

by Melanie Yvette

  It’s 5pm and I’m just getting off of the J train in Brooklyn, walking fast because the same three guys… Read More

Fresh Cuts:<br />
The World's Best Barbershops for Black Men

Fresh Cuts:
The World's Best Barbershops for Black Men

by Jacqueline Yates

From catching up with the fellas to debating football stats, going to the barbershop is about more than a fresh cut. We took the… Read More

african american man in towel in bathroom

[FRESH MAN]
To Manscape or Not to Manscape...That Is the Question

by Corey Chalumeau

The market for men’s grooming continues to grow and filter into the mainstream, encouraging even the average… Read More

Tatiana Ward

Beat. Face. Honey:
From Instagram to Nicki Minaj’s Makeup Artist

by Melanie Yvette

Aside from her makeup skills, Tatiana Ward’s greatest gift may be her ability to believe in the most extraordinary possibilities—and make… Read More

Once Upon a Time,<br />
When We Were Glamorous

Once Upon a Time,
When We Were Glamorous

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

In pre-WWII America, images of Black beauty and glamour were few and far between. A racist culture that deemed Blackness as unattractive… Read More

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