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

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My Body, My Way: Meet Amanda

My Body, My Way is a series dedicated to promoting healthy body images among women. If you’d like to join, please feel free to e-mail me at: chardelaroche@gmail.com

Age: 21

Ethnicity: Jamaican

Body Type: Slim

Occupation: Student

1. What makes a woman beautiful to you?

“What makes a woman beautiful to me is her confidence. No matter what flaws she may have she outshines it with her stunning personality and ignores all the negative energy.” Continue reading My Body, My Way: Meet Amanda

My Body, My Way: Meet Shazarah

My Body, My Way is a series dedicated to promoting healthy body images among women. If you’d like to join, please feel free to e-mail me at: chardelaroche@gmail.com.

Age: 20

Ethnicity: West Indian

Occupation: Student

Describe your body type: Petite

What makes a woman beautiful to you?

I think all women are beautiful in their own way, even if they don’t know it. But I believe that once a woman truly accepts her body as it is and carries about herself confidently, she immediately becomes even more beautiful. I once had a friend tell me that once you firmly believe that you are beautiful, everyone will think so too. I believe confidence has the ability to completely outshine any flaws, whether it be stretch marks or acne. Continue reading My Body, My Way: Meet Shazarah

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

#Body Image

Ebony Magazine and Sports Illustrated made a huge statement when they opted to have curvy and plus-sized women grace the cover of their magazines. Continue reading #Body Image

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?

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?