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Our Monthly Favorites of July
Our Monthly Favorites of July
"I've been using this product for over a year now and my curls are healthier than ever."
Believe Me, This Outfit Was a Huge Attempt at Fashion Minimalism #OOTD
Believe Me, This Outfit Was a Huge Attempt at Fashion Minimalism #OOTD
Keep it simple, and let your soul shine through -- that's what really matters!
An Open Letter to Self-Healing After Being Bullied #NCCelebratesBodyPositivity
An Open Letter to Self-Healing After Being Bullied #NCCelebratesBodyPositivity
I was a victim of bullying. It not only affects the victim but also their loved ones.
How to Stay Comfortable and Look Good in Extreme Heat #OOTD
How to Stay Comfortable and Look Good in Extreme Heat #OOTD
I want to be able to breathe and eat, and still look good.
Unity In Color Houston, A Feminist Visual Experience
Unity In Color Houston, A Feminist Visual Experience
“I wanted to be a part of something that connected me to women everywhere, something global"
Denim Skirts & White Shirts #OOTD
Denim Skirts & White Shirts #OOTD
I feel my best in a white shirt and mom jeans.
The Top Natural Hair Wedding Trend of 2017
The Top Natural Hair Wedding Trend of 2017
Since preparation is key to a stress-free bride, we reached out to natural hair expert Darrius Peace of Hayah Beauty to share some fall 2017 natural hair trends and tips for your wedding day.
Why Jumpsuits and Afros are My Professional Attire #OOTD
Why Jumpsuits and Afros are My Professional Attire #OOTD
I think that black adds an element of instant sophistication to everything!
Does Essence Magazine Need Black Investors?
Does Essence Magazine Need Black Investors?
What’s essential in investing in ‘Essence’?
How 4 Chronic Illness Sufferers Deal With Hospital Bed Head
How 4 Chronic Illness Sufferers Deal With Hospital Bed Head
For these four women, frequent hospital stays are the norm and having constant bed head is just another pain to deal with.
Here's Why I Regret Not Going to the Hairdresser
Here's Why I Regret Not Going to the Hairdresser
The longer I was sitting in the chair, the more I regretted not going to the hairdresser sooner.