The Black don't crack gene, or "younger gene" that can make people look up to 10 years younger has been finally identified by Harvard scientists.
Misty Copeland has made history. She has become the first African-American female principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre in New York.
As if not ranking highly among one's followers weren’t bad enough, sometimes an aimlessly posted photo could totally upend one’s real life sense of self.
The combined black girl power in this video is absolutely inspiring. Misty's personal story that saw her battle through a rough childhood and racism and Estelle's grit to make it in the music industry are immensely encouraging.
We love getting our makeup done. Though most of the time you’ll catch us bare faced most days of the week, all of us here like wearing makeup. Lately though, it seems that we’ve been noticing a trend in makeup tutorials. Nose contouring. If we had five dollars for every time we’ve run across an in-depth tutorial on YouTube we’d be rich. A little highlight and contouring here and there never hurt anyone, but when the conversation turns to “black nose jobs” or “fixing bridges” we couldn’t help but wonder if nose contouring is becoming the new gateway drug into something else that ran deeper than just wearing make up for fun. Nikia and Angel recently sat down to chat about it and here are their thoughts. [Read more…]
I am a woman who knows exactly what she wants from a lover. I want someone who is strong but knows how to be gentle when the mood is right. Not that I’m too demanding, but I’m very vocal about what I expect in the bedroom. If you’re going to venture into my queendom, you’d better come correct. I can say all of this now, but a few years ago it was a totally different story. I was very shy and timid about sex. [Read more…]
“I loved make-believe. I was the child in the cupboard playing with my Barbies. [The Color Purple] was the first time I'd seen someone like me on screen. Whoopi Goldberg had my kind of hair and was dark like me. I thought, maybe I could do this for a living."
Here's how to dress like A$AP Rocky for Halloween. Oh, and it's much, much easier than you think.
Recently, Allure Magazine conducted a beauty poll covering a variety of topics including women and their weight, self esteem and boobs. "When asked about their personal attractiveness, African-american women were three times as likely as Caucasian women to rate themselves at the hot end of the spectrum."