The first and most important rule is this: make a home of yourself. If you make a home of yourself first, the rest will follow. Stay strong, and remember self-care is paramount. Don’t ever rely on another person for foundation, strength, respect, self-love, or power.
The classic black smokey eye and red lip. This look is an absolute go-to during the holidays. It's unabashedly forward, screams and feels sexy, confident and bold and also commands attention. So naturally, when Latarsha told us that she was definitely in the mood for this look, we were all in to show off just how much attention it commands.
A few weeks ago we spotted Aïda at a Make Up For Ever event. She walked through the door and we couldn’t help but to double take. She was tall and beautiful and her dark black skin was so lustrous. That’s the best way to describe it. It was late at night and she was shining like a diamond. We knew we had to meet this beautiful woman and
beg her ask her if she’d like to shoot with us. [Read more…]
White feminism and those who live by it, fail to realize that while they will and often can experience sexism, many fail to acknowledge the racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, and even trauma many women of color face.
We found this "ridiculously pretty", "perfect pinkish-brown nude" at the drugstore. You should buy it too. 💄
You know a Beckeisha. We’ve all known a Beckeisha. The glaring problem with Beckeisha’s perspective is that she does not see her own color, nor the color, history, and legacy of the faces of women who look like her. Herein lies the problem with the black Becky thought.
"[No] means no. That means fucking no. That’s it. It doesn’t matter how far I take it or what I have on, when I say no, it means no." This antiquated idea that women need to cater their lives to the male gaze should not be confusing.
Head wraps evoke a sense of beauty that's hard to put your finger on. Maybe that's why almost anything you wrap your hair in can work. It's the sense of the crown on top of your head and awakens your inner Queen.