Black Owned Beauty Brands: Beauty At It’s Finest

In a desperate bid to swim through the capitalist world of makeup that is plagued by large corporations clawing at our cash, it is refreshing to find some black owned beauty brands that actually work for a racially-conscious market. One way that you can integrate intersectionality into your everyday life (especially if you are white),…

Intersectional Instagram: Beauty Bloggers for the Feminist Makeup Lover

In an industry dominated by thin, cis, white bodies, it can be difficult to wade through to find intersectional blogs and influencers in the beauty industry. Listed below are some fabulous Instagram accounts that focus on beauty and makeup that break through the stereotypes of beauty standards, so our newsfeeds can be as intersectional as…

Protect Ya Curls

  The northern hemisphere is dead in the winter and for many people that means dryness. It can be dry skin, chapped lips, or dry hair. For many curly haired people, winter can come with the challenge of caring for our kinks and curls throughout the long cold months. Being from California, I only recently had to…

Hairy, Angry Feminist: Why I Put Down My Razor

As of October last year, I stopped shaving my armpits. Of course, I’d heard of other feminists doing it, and thought it was pretty damn awesome. Yet, I never mustered up the strength to throw out my disposable razors and go “au naturale.” Oddly enough, I hadn’t shaved my legs consistently for about a year…

Black Face, White Lies: The Rachel Dolezal Story

Twitter was in a tizzy Thursday night after Rachel Dolezal was “outed” by her white parents as being a white woman, passing as black. Rachel Dolezal was the president of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP. She’s an adjunct professor of Africana studies at Eastern Washington University. She’s a wife to a black man and…

My Rebellion

my rebellion came at 16 when i decided enough was enough, that i was tired of my long flowing hair. so i, i chopped it all off and said goodbye. goodbye to my so called good hair black girl’s paradise of oh baby you got good long hair, it’s all hers, what you mixed with?…