Beauty

Self-Care For Poor Folks: Grocery Store Beauty Supplies

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Today we are going to talk about some stuff I love — I am going to try really hard not to nerd out too hard. First, let’s talk about things you can buy from the grocery store (things that you can get with food benefits...

Meagan Good Addresses Skin-Bleaching Rumors and Blonde Hair Critics

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Another day, another round of skin-bleaching rumors. Meagan Good has always light-skinned but a series of photographs where she appears lighter prompted skeptics to claim she’s bleaching her skin. Meagan is no Dencia and she turned to Instagram to address the issue once and for...

Would You Rock?: Sombré Hair “The Softer Side of Ombré

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If you are thinking of changing your hair color and you are a fan of the Ombré hair trend — then you should check out Sombré. Sombré is a more natural and softer hair coloring technique that gradually fades and blends from top to bottom, leaving...

An Ode to Little Girlhood (How To Get the Perfect Afro Puff for Naturalistas with Thick Hair)

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Just about every black girl rocked two Afro puffs, one on each side, in her sidewalk chalk/hopscotch days. The classic hairstyle is a go-to among black moms when styling their daughters’ hair because it’s quick, easy, and simply adorable. We’re seeing more and more naturalistas...

The Salon Burned My Hair Off and Forced Me To Go Natural

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Like many women, I have had a long journey when it comes to my hair, even though I’m only 22. My mom has loose, curly hair. She would look at my dry coils and often wonder aloud, “Why couldn’t you just take after me?” Some...