Lupita Nyong'o Met Gala 2016

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

Justin Bieber San Francisco State University Dreadlocks

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

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

Andra Day Keeps It Real About Her Style

Andra Day Keeps It Real About Her Style

by #teamEBONY

Influenced by musical greats including Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Dinah Washington, Andra Day is creating her own path to musical greatness. During a... Read More

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

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

by #teamEBONY

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

Men’s Luxe Looks: Do You

Men’s Luxe Looks: Do You

by #teamEBONY

Winning isn’t just about hitting a jumper in the fourth or perfecting your end-zone dance. Your ability to constantly evolve, push yourself and inspire... 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