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How to Practice Self Care on Valentine's Day (While in a Relationship)
How to Practice Self Care on Valentine's Day (While in a Relationship)
Here is my quick and simple guide to loving yourself, first and foremost, on Valentine's Day.
My Hair Was Curly as a Kid, But Now It's Straight
My Hair Was Curly as a Kid, But Now It's Straight
Learn why your hair was curly as a child but is now straight, and what you can do about it.
Why I Went Full Rainbow For Pride Month
Why I Went Full Rainbow For Pride Month
With all this color on your head, there's no way to hide your pride.
How I Bounced Back From Hating My Hair
How I Bounced Back From Hating My Hair
Instead of comparing myself to others & using every volumizing product out there, I finally decided to make a change.
What To Do When You Hate Your Short 4C Coily, Curly Hair
What To Do When You Hate Your Short 4C Coily, Curly Hair
A practical guide for those of us living in short coily, curly hair hell.
Why Nia the Light's Big Chop is "A Ticket to a Different Career" | Interview
Why Nia the Light's Big Chop is "A Ticket to a Different Career" | Interview
"My relationship with my hair became less about self-love and more about validation. I couldn't go out without my hair big, all my pictures had to have hair covering my face and ultimately I became my hair" – Nia The Light
How My Natural Hair Journey Taught Me to Have Patience With Myself
How My Natural Hair Journey Taught Me to Have Patience With Myself
My experience growing up with natural 4C hair and learning how to love and maintain it well into adulthood.
Does Race Affect How We Talk About Our Natural Hair?
Does Race Affect How We Talk About Our Natural Hair?
The natural hair movement has progressed - does the conversation around it empower ALL women to embrace their natural hair texture?
Why I'm Replacing New Year's Resolutions with This New Practice
Why I'm Replacing New Year's Resolutions with This New Practice
This year I decided to do something different when it comes to caring for myself.
Why You Probably Need to Join the "Self Love Project 2018"
Why You Probably Need to Join the "Self Love Project 2018"
"The reality is, I am more important than mundane tasks, so I have to make time for myself."
Serena Williams' 4-Month-Old Daughter Just Landed a Vogue Cover
Serena Williams' 4-Month-Old Daughter Just Landed a Vogue Cover
We have been here for Serena Williams every time she lived and breathed black girl magic long before it was a hashtag on Twitter.
You Quit Sugar, Now What?
You Quit Sugar, Now What?
Having a hard time letting go of your morning donut and coffee run before work? You're not alone, and there is a good reason why.
How This Influencer is Making an Impact on the Afro-Latina Community
How This Influencer is Making an Impact on the Afro-Latina Community
"I had been to so many curly girl events and none of them had a social responsibility... but I knew I wanted to change lives."
5 Women in Beauty and Power to Watch in 2018
5 Women in Beauty and Power to Watch in 2018
2017 has been a game-changing year for women. We have found our voice and are making it heard. We are working for equality and representation and we are pushing for our seat at the table.
BTS: Grace's Wavy Hair Journey
BTS: Grace's Wavy Hair Journey
"There might be bad hair weeks where your hair looks like string cheese because you tried castor oil infused hair butter. It'll get better."
Longtime Relationships and New Curl Friends Converge in Baltimore for the Curl Revolution Book Tour
Longtime Relationships and New Curl Friends Converge in Baltimore for the Curl Revolution Book Tour
"These book signings have reinforced the need for these types of conversations to be happening."
What Living in New York City Does to My Hair and Skin
What Living in New York City Does to My Hair and Skin
I love living in NYC... my hair and skin? Maybe not so much.
What Middle School Girls Taught Us About Bullying
What Middle School Girls Taught Us About Bullying
A lot has changed since our middle schools days, but a lot has remained the same.
But You're Too Big to Have an Eating Disorder
But You're Too Big to Have an Eating Disorder
While I am not cured from these negative thoughts and still have the scars from my past, I do think sharing these stories is important.
Is Procter and Gamble Woke Now?
Is Procter and Gamble Woke Now?
This talk isn’t about birds or bees, but it IS important.
My Childhood Self-Identity Issues Empower Me Today
My Childhood Self-Identity Issues Empower Me Today
"I truly feel like I am my only competition and everything I need is within."
4 Articles That Prove Black Hair is Buzzworthy!
4 Articles That Prove Black Hair is Buzzworthy!
Buzzfeed is coming through with afro-textured hair positivity!
Are YouTubers Raising Our Children?
Are YouTubers Raising Our Children?
It is no surprise that in this digital age, our children are as succumbed to technology as we are.
My Daughter’s Daycare Teacher "Fixed” Her Hair
My Daughter’s Daycare Teacher "Fixed” Her Hair
I don’t want Ariah to not love herself or allow other people to dictate how she feels about herself and her hair.
This is How You Can Encourage Girls to Love S.T.E.M.
This is How You Can Encourage Girls to Love S.T.E.M.
Recently, the theatrical release of Hidden Figures, a story of African American women mathematicians and scientists at NASA, has sparked the interest of girls pursuing careers in math, science, and technology.
20 Compliments You Can Say to A Woman Today
20 Compliments You Can Say to A Woman Today
Share these 20 compliments with your babes to remind them and yourself just how much women matter.
How I Teach My Daughter to Love Her Natural Hair More Than I Did
How I Teach My Daughter to Love Her Natural Hair More Than I Did
Here's how you can show your daughter how to #loveyourcurls.