Are Black Womens Magazines Dying?
When former Essence editor Constance White claimed that the historic magazine can’t honor its commitment to black women while stifled by the powers-that-be at Time Inc., she only echoed complaints many of us have heard around water coolers and in hair salons for years. (Continue Reading @ C+C…)
5 Summer Lip Colors from MAC
When the summer heat finally gets into full swing, you’ll be sun-kissed and glowing and the need for foundation (usually) goes out the window. But what we ladies always need, in my humble opinion, is a bit of color on the lips, so this year for the summer I will be going with hot pinks, oranges and red shades from MAC. While there will always be Ruby Woo, the makeup brand’s classic runaway hit matte red (a must-have for any Clutchettes’ makeup bag), won’t you join us for some fun summertime lipstick shopping with MAC? (Continue Reading @ C+C…)
I Turn Into A Racist When I’m Choosing A Hairstylist
Confession: No non-black person has ever styled my hair, even when I had it straightened. Aside from the odd non-black person who shampooed and conditioned my hair, none have ever touched my hair in a professional salon environment, and I prefer it that way. I blame my family. (And that’s without therapy!) (Continue Reading @ C+C…)