Beauty

Naomi Campbell To Sue Cadbury: Why “Chocolate” Could Offend

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From the skin bleaching epidemic in Jamaica to the media attention surrounding the new documentary Dark Girls, it’s clear that complexion politics are still prevalent in our community. Naomi Campbell seems to think so. The supermodel is threatening to sue Cadbury, owned by Kraft, for...

W Magazine Celebrates Alicia Keys’ Ten Years in the Music Industry

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It is hard to believe that ten years has passed since we first listened to Alicia Keys’ debut CD, Songs In A Minor. Time surely does fly and with its passing, Alicia has won Grammys, sailed to the top of the Billboard charts, become a...

Rihanna Covers Cosmopolitan Magazine July 2011

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With crimson curls, orange lips and playful, printed fashions, Rihanna covers the July 2011 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine. Her feisty attitude is a perfect fit for the magazine which regularly explores sex and relationships with brazen edge. Inside, Rihanna proves her personality is as colorful...

Kelly Rowland for Wonderland Magazine

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It’s so refreshing to watch Kelly Rowland evolve and really come into her own. The gorgeous crooner recently topped the charts with her addictive hit, “Motivation” featuring Lil Wayne. Rowland’s beautiful falsetto coupled with the song’s sultry vibe, sexually-charged lyrics and pulsating beat have made...

Zoe Saldana for Prestige Magazine

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Zoe Saldana is a vision in beauty and style. Unsurprisingly, she wows in a stunning spread for Prestige Magazine Hong Kong’s May 2011 issue. Wearing a colorful floral Elie Saab Couture gown on the cover accented by soft waves, she achieves Spring’s trendy fresh and...

Red Hair, Don’t Care

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Last week, a friend and I spent the day shopping in downtown New York. The weather was warm, the streets were packed, and people just seemed to be enjoying themselves. Oh, how I love the city during the summer! The greatest thing about my metropolitan...

Summer Bronzers

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Want a warm summer complexion without having to sit in the sun? Then you must try a bronzer this summer. With the fear of getting sun burnt and the negative impact UV rays have on your skin, a lot of women are opting for a...

The Modern Black Pin-Up Girl

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We all know the legendary pin-up models of the past. Bettie Page, Marilyn and Jayne Mansfield. They exuded sex appeal, were the risque models of their day and spawned a legion of retro-inspired devotees. Donning high waisted playsuits, cropped knickers and a hair full of...

Wig Care 101 with Nicki Minaj’s Hairstylist, Terrence Davidson

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Have you ever seen Nicki Minaj on the red carpet and thought “Omg! Who did her hair?” Whether this question was sparked because her blunt bangs were the object of your affection, or because you couldn’t imagine having the confidence to rock hair with rainbow-colored...

‘Dark Girls’ Documentary: Why “Color Complexes” Are Still An Issue

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Despite all of our advancements, black women still face incredible obstacles when it comes to complexion. The color complex that has plagued us since the days of slavery still thrives in the 21st century, prohibiting that unity and sisterhood which is such a founding block...