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Colour App Gets Your ‘Do Done at Home, On Demand

by Lynne d Johnson

Debra Shigley first developed a deep interest in the beauty needs of Black women back when she was an undergraduate at Harvard University and... Read More

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Africa Makes It, Europe Takes It: Why the Diaspora Deserves More Respect

by Tasha Williams

Fashion groupies swooned over Lupita Nyong’o’s recent skyscraping Met Gala updo and Vogue (being Vogue) jumped to credit the inspiration for her style to... Read More

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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

11 Natural Hair Instagramers You Need to Follow ASAP

11 Natural Hair Instagramers You Need to Follow ASAP

by Shayna Watson

Once you join Team Natural, there are a few Instagram gurus that typically get instant follows. Mahoganycurls, Naptural85, Taren Guy and Bwatuwant (Britney Watkins)... Read More

10 Of The Most Stylish Black Men From #BigGuyTwitter

10 Of The Most Stylish Black Men From #BigGuyTwitter

by Melissa Kimble

It’s not Monday, but judging from Twitter, there are plenty of men available to crush on. With #BigGuyTwitter (started by Mike Byrd), the social... Read More

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

by Britni Danielle

Monday night, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o showed up to the 2016 Met Gala looking absolutely regal. The Kenyan beauty wore a gorgeous metallic seafoam... 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

Strands on Struggle? Protein Treatment Tips for Relaxed Hair

Strands on Struggle? Protein Treatment Tips for Relaxed Hair

by Driadonna Roland

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