Solange’s “Don’t Touch My Hair” Honors Black Beauty

In Solange Knowles’ new album, “A Seat At The Table,” the singer opens up with “Rise,” an intro that sets her album’s sultry Sade-eque tone. If you are a fan of her older sister Beyoncé, then this may not be the album for you since there are no songs that make you want to get…

Go Big or Go Home: NYFW Embraces Natural Hair Trend

From 3a to 4c, textured hair has been seen on almost every runway during this season’s Spring/Summer 2017 New York Fashion Week shows. This new acceptance of playful, thick locks is the industry’s way of making a statement that natural hair is beautiful, and, having a moment. Below we share our top picks of gorgeous…

Essence’s December 2015 BeautyBox

At some point in time, even though I am surrounded with tons of free beauty loot, I became a beauty box junkie. From subscription boxes that host all-natural, organic products to boxes filled with “indies” aka the next big thing in beauty, I need them all. The box I am most excited about this month…

Subscription Boxes For That Time of Month

Nowadays there seems to be a subscription box for everything. Whether it’s all-natural beauty products, gym clothing, shoes and even food, there’s a subscription service that will deliver these items to you at least once a month. But, a lot of subscription boxes are unnecessary. You do not need to have new clothes and nail…

Nubian Skin: Lingerie Line For Women of Color

Nude undergarments are a must-have for women who want a polished look when wearing sheer or white clothing. But, for many women whose skin tones are darker than the average version of “nude” available on the market, which is usually a shade of beige, finding the perfect seamless undergarment can be difficult. A new hosiery…

Airport Beauty: Kiosks That Get You Glam While Traveling

During a recent trip I was walking through the airport and noticed that among the rows of restaurants and souvenir shops, stood a few vending machines. But, what was most interesting about these vending machines is you couldn’t get candy or drinks out of them; you could, however, get beauty products. Beauty kiosks are popping…

Product Review: Obliphica Seaberry Shampoo Medium to Coarse

I was doing some spring cleaning in my room and amongst the zillions of beauty products I have, I found Obliphica Professional Seaberry Conditioner for medium to coarse hair. The product releases small capsules of Vitamin E Oil, which are visible to the eye and penetrate deeply into each strand, in order to protect hair…

Get Your Yearly Horoscope Fresh and Susan Miller’s Astrology Video Series

We are just two months into 2015, wondering what the rest of the year will bring? A few weeks ago I told you about Fresh’s Limited-Edition Zodiac Oval Soap Collection, the beauty brnad has launched in collaboration with astrologer-to-the-stars, Susan Miller. Recently, Fresh and Susan released quick videos that shed some light on the year…

New Site Let’s You Try Samples From Leading Brands for Free

Last week I attended the one-year anniversary of PINCHme, a sampling service that allows users to choose and review products of their choice for free. The event also marked the company’s one-million user benchmark, proving that this start-up has a strong following behind its innovative concept of empowering consumers with the ability to discover and…

Product Review Video: The Wet Brush

I recently received The Wet Brush in a gorgeous pink color within an event gift bag. Prior to receiving the brush, I have always used a wide-tooth comb to detangle my unruly coils, but the product description as well as the ability to touch the product’s bristles through a small cavity on the plastic covering…

Hello Kitty Fashion Jewelry

Jaws dropped this week as the world received the shocking news that Hello Kitty may not be a cat; although, as the Huffington Post reports a spokesperson said, “Hello Kitty was done in the motif of a cat. It’s going too far to say that Hello Kitty is not a cat. Hello Kitty is a…

Product Review: Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Curl Condition Hair Pudding

 If you follow me on Instagram you’ve already seen me rave about Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Curl Condition Hair Pudding. Considering the price of this hair wonder – a 14 0z jar retails for around $6 – it really is a great deal for an amazing product that produces results comparable to other high end brands. After washing…