Yasss! Box-braided and cornrow wigs are a thing. So are curly and kinky Afro clip-in hair extensions that fluff up like clouds. Meaning: Naturalistas, rejoice if you are looking to make your protective styles even more protective this summer.
Nothing is more important for your body than water. Saturday is National Hydration Day, so drink up!
“I made a conscious decision that I wasn’t just going to be a consumer; that at least one of us [African Americans] would appear at the end of a Parisian runway,” Virgil Abloh told British Vogue in March 2018 when his official appointment to the venerable house of Louis Vuitton was announced.
Father’s Day is here. It’s time to let the love flow in both word and deed in celebration of real men. I’m talking about men who do the work of raising their own biological children and even sometimes, perhaps more significantly, the kids who are not theirs by blood but who belong to them through the power of love. …
This is what The Glow Up is buzzing about this weekend: a world of curls; multiethnic, natural-hair care; ’90s-throwback, female-dominated streetwear; and traveling like royalty. Happy weekend!
First off: Don’t go to that sunken place.
Ever wonder how supermodels stay supernaturally young looking? Some of it’s genetics. A lot of it’s not. Face taping is a trick that I’ve seen and admired while on set with a lot of my fellow supes and hanging with my drag queen mister-sisters, but I haven’t tried it till now.
You may not have heard of Pyer Moss designed by Kerby Jean-Raymond yet, but you will—especially if you love sneakers—because Reebok’s collaboration with Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss on the Air Drop shoe is one to covet.
You’re invited to the “Mask Ball.” Bring your favorite sheet mask, and welcome all ballers on a budget. Want to get your glow up on a time and money budget? For about the price of a bag of groceries, I give myself targeted treatments for specific areas of my face, neck, hands and feet. I can pull the whole thing off…
Long before social media liberated unadulterated images of black women’s beauty, there was Kamoinge.
Summertime, and getting zits is easy. That’s why it’s so great when you get permission from your dermatologist to do something you’re not supposed to do—like popping a pimple.
Botox just might be able to make you feel a little happier beyond its ability to erase crow’s-feet and lift a sagging turkey neck.
Oh my God! Do I have digital-disease syndrome? Of course I do. If you’re reading this, you probably do as well. I’m a user, and you’re a user, too. “Hello. My name is Veronica, and I’m a digital-information addict.” Please don’t stop reading my article because I said that. Without you, dear user, I’m nothing. I’m a…
“Some people have hair that listens,” celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen tells me as I settle into the chair at her eponymous shop in the heart of the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y.
There’s no doubt that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry rocked the royal wedding with a transformative message of love and unity. I am still savoring the delicious Africanism woven into the traditional royal ceremony, and I think we can all agree that Episcopalian Bishop Michael Curry was the ingredient that made the…
Tennis legend Venus Williams just sent us some summer love via Sprint, the latest collection from her athleticwear line EleVen.
Press-on pedicure? Yes, that’s a thing. For those of us who would love to have some slammin’ nail art on our toes to kick around in this summer, or every season, for that matter, imPress has the answer.
What would you do to get that glow down below? I mean, we obsess over the delicate skin on our faces, and we invest in sunglasses and eye creams like they’re 401(k)s. We work out and try to eat right to keep everything on our bodies glowing and tight, but when it comes to self-care down there, well, I think we’re all…
Actress Aïssa Maïga was the first black woman to be nominated for a Cesar, the French equivalent of an Oscar, for the film Bamako in 2006. My Profession Is Not Black is the title of a new book by the French Senegalese actress, who has fought an uphill battle for the last 20 years to show the depth and breadth of…
I am waiting for the the L’Oreal carriage to come get me to roll out the red carpet at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival Festival wearing a total look from my father’s Soninke tribe. Mali strong (indigo bazin).