Here’s some beauty news that you can file under “Thank goodness”! Angela Bassett is creating a skin care line for women of color. Yes black women like you!
We all know that women of color are deeply underserved by the beauty industry. Most brands offer lackluster colors and hues for us and some offer every bit of nada. Angela Bassett, whose melanin is completely on fleek btw, has decided that we need more. #Agreed View Full Post
Chances are you’re doing all you can to maintain your youthful looking skin. You may be diligent about wearing sunscreen daily, using an anti-aging product, and applying moisturizer. However, there are a few mistakes that women often make, not realizing that they are sabotaging their skin and causing extra wrinkles.
Dr. Kally Papantoniou a board certified New York Dermatologist who often sees “skin saboteurs” in her practice, shares 10 skin sins that are easily avoidable. Be honest, are you guilty of any of the following? View Full Post
At 39, my hair is about 75% grey. I’ve had grey hair for what seems like most of my life. I found my very first grey when I was 14. Unlike most women who find grey to be this aging death sentence for your hair follicles, I welcomed every strand. Nearly everyone in my family has grey hair. My mom, my dad, my aunts, my uncles, my grandmother…literally, you are the stranger unicorn if you don’t have grey hair. I grew up believing that my hair was beautiful because the people around me drilled it in my head daily. “You better not dye your hair,” would be a statement I’d hear for decades. I still do. View Full Post
How many times have you explored the city that you live in? You know, went somewhere new and just had fun or relaxed without the pressures of checking your inbox for a few hours. Very rarely do we take the time to enjoy moments of pleasure in our own city. I’ve been living in New York for almost four years and there are still so many things I haven’t done. So when Catherine’s decided to surprise four bloggers with a NYC staycation I gladly excepted.
Staycations are actually quite simple to plan and can save you lots of money on expensive plane tickets and car rentals. But what you don’t want to do is stay in your hotel room the whole weekend. So here’s a few ideas for you to help you plan your next staycation in New York. View Full Post
Blogging just might be the hardest thing you’ll ever do. There are tons of blueprints available at your disposable but it’s really easy to get confused and just say forget this crap. Being a blogger means late nights and early mornings, but if you work hard it also means free clothes and trips around the world. Here’s six things I’ve learned in the past six years about successful blogging. And I promise you, if you are not doing these things…your blog probably sucks!
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I’m never surprised at the trolls. They are everywhere. There is a segment of our society that has a hard time embracing the idea that curvy girls have a right to wear what they want to wear. Hell! Everyone has the right to wear what they want. Society wants to tell us to cover up and hide our bodies. I ain’t here for it. So I am encouraging you to look and feel great at any size. View Full Post