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),…

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…

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?…

The Politics of Natural Hair

As a Black woman, I’ve now learned that all hair is good hair. Recently, committing to the “big chop” and going natural has become such a huge trend that new-found naturalistas resort to shaming their relaxed or weaved sistas. I’ve had relaxed hair since around 5th grade, the decision to do so happened to coincide…