Shades of Beauty

Lets face it, Lil’ Kim looks nothing like she used to. And for years we’ve seemingly dealt with that.

However, this past weekend the Brooklyn rapper posted a series of alarming selfies showing her noticeably lighter skin. Continue reading Shades of Beauty


My Body, My Way: Meet Deshayla


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Age: 22

Ethnicity: African-American

Occupation: Full-time Nursing student

Describe your body type: Athletic and curvy

1. What makes a woman beautiful to you?

“Confidence always makes a woman beautiful in my opinion simply because nobody is perfect so you have to learn to love everything about yourself, including your flaws. I also admire beautiful skin, no matter the color.” Continue reading My Body, My Way: Meet Deshayla

Dealing with Rejection

You’ve been there before.

Waiting patiently for an e-mail or phone call from perspective employers— Only to get a generic “We regret to inform you…” response back. Or constantly checking your text messages to see if the guy you’ve been interested in for some time has replied, but he hasn’t and its been a week since your date. Continue reading Dealing with Rejection

Is Makeup a Big Deal?

According to my boyfriend it is.

And a lot of men will tend to agree with him—especially those who frequent dating sites like, Tinder. Continue reading Is Makeup a Big Deal?

Social Media and Relationships

Social media can be a bit intimidating when it comes to building and maintaining a healthy relationship. It’s almost as if you’re expected to post and profess your love for your significant other everyday of the week. Continue reading Social Media and Relationships

What’s Sexy Anyway?

Earlier this week, I kicked things off with a post on Ayesha Curry’s recent comments about her fashion preferences on Twitter. Her tweets quickly started a huge debate on social media on who women should dress for and what’s considered sexy. And so I asked myself, “What’s sexy anyway?” Continue reading What’s Sexy Anyway?

Ayesha Curry Sparks Debate Over Fashion Choices

Ayesha Curry, chef and wife of NBA Golden State Warrior player Stephen Curry, is facing backlash for comments she made on Twitter about her personal fashion preferences.

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Continue reading Ayesha Curry Sparks Debate Over Fashion Choices