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For Colored Girls Who Tried Braided Wigs and Clip-in Afros When Sitting in a Chair for 12 Hours Was Too Much For Colored Girls Who Tried Braided Wigs and Clip-in Afros When Sitting in a Chair for 12 Hours Was Too Much

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.

What We’re Talking About This Weekend What We’re Talking About This Weekend

Nothing is more important for your body than water. Saturday is National Hydration Day, so drink up!

Virgil Abloh’s 1st Louis Vuitton Show in Paris Showed Why He’s the ‘King of Cool’

“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.

Daddy’s Girl: Words to Make the Men Who Raise Queens Feel Like Kings Daddy’s Girl: Words to Make the Men Who Raise Queens Feel Like Kings

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. …

What We’re Talking About This Weekend What We’re Talking About This Weekend

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!

Girls Night Out: 3 Hot Brands We Like This Weekend

First off: Don’t go to that sunken place.

Get Lifted: An in-Home Face-Lift at Your Fingertips Get Lifted: An in-Home Face-Lift at Your Fingertips

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.

Sneakerheads Rejoice at This Pyer Moss x Reebok Collab  Sneakerheads Rejoice at This Pyer Moss x Reebok Collab 

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.

The Mask Ball: How to Get That Glass Complexion Using Korean Sheet Masks The Mask Ball: How to Get That Glass Complexion Using Korean Sheet Masks

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…

The Exhibit ‘Black Women: Power and Grace’ Shows the Timeless Strength and Beauty Within Us All The Exhibit ‘Black Women: Power and Grace’ Shows the Timeless Strength and Beauty Within Us All

Long before social media liberated unadulterated images of black women’s beauty, there was Kamoinge.

Summertime? Check. Acne? Check. Poppin’ That Pimple? Not So Simple! Summertime? Check. Acne? Check. Poppin’ That Pimple? Not So Simple!

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.

Can Botox Turn a Depressed Woman’s Frown Upside Down? Can Botox Turn a Depressed Woman’s Frown Upside Down?

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.

The Age of Digital Well-Being: Help! I’ve Fallen Into a Click Hole and I Can’t Get Up The Age of Digital Well-Being: Help! I’ve Fallen Into a Click Hole and I Can’t Get Up

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…

Celeb Hairstylist Ursula Stephen Is Creating Magic in Brooklyn, NY, With a Brand That Won’t Bust Your Budget Celeb Hairstylist Ursula Stephen Is Creating Magic in Brooklyn, NY, With a Brand That Won’t Bust Your Budget

“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.

Bishop Curry Blesses Us With Reflections on the Royal Wedding  Bishop Curry Blesses Us With Reflections on the Royal Wedding 

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…

Let’s All Make a Run for Venus Williams’ New Sprint Collection From EleVen Let’s All Make a Run for Venus Williams’ New Sprint Collection From EleVen

Tennis legend Venus Williams just sent us some summer love via Sprint, the latest collection from her athleticwear line EleVen.

Get Polished With This ‘Impressive’ Press-on Pedicure Get Polished With This ‘Impressive’ Press-on Pedicure

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.

How to Get That Glow Down Below, aka Minding Your Lady Business  How to Get That Glow Down Below, aka Minding Your Lady Business 

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…

Estée Lauder Ambassador Aïssa Maïga to Lead Historic Forum Against Racism and Sexism at Cannes Film Festival  Estée Lauder Ambassador Aïssa Maïga to Lead Historic Forum Against Racism and Sexism at Cannes Film Festival 

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…

L’Oreal Brand Ambassador Fatou N’diaye Brings Her Brand of Africanism to Cannes

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).

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