How Gratitude Affects Your Health

Being thankful and not complaining so much can help you improve your immune system… […]

Rihanna’s new makeup line has industry scrambling

It’s hard to explain how hard it is to find a foundation for your skin tone when you have medium or  dark complexions. […]

How I Entered The World Of Natural Hair

My natural hair journey began in 2009. At the time, I lived in Germany and did not have access to a hair salon that specialized in ethnic hair, so I had to learn how to style and care for my relaxed hair on my own. Luckily, I come from a family of hair stylists, so I did have some of the practical knowledge needed to manage my hair as best as possible. […]

My Mama Ora

It’s breast cancer awareness month and I know this month all too well. You see, I’m the granddaughter of Ora Lee Giddings who was diagnosed with breast cancer over 20 years ago. My memories of Mama Ora are mostly always good. From the love that she showered me with at such a young age, to her often unwavering support that I could do no wrong, to her strength as a mother, to her voice, her smell, and her hugs, she was by far one of the many strong and loving women that I knew. My grandmother lived life vigorously and she would always what Black folks would say “press on.” […]

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