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 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

My Body, My Way: Meet Leslie

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: Afro-Caribbean (Bajan)

Occupation: Bookstore Clerk

Describe your body type: petite/slim Continue reading My Body, My Way: Meet Leslie

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?

Mental Illness in the Black Community

Mental health in the black community is a topic that is rarely discussed or even brought to life.    But studies have shown, that 20% of Blacks are more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general public.

Continue reading Mental Illness in the Black Community

Fixing Your Attitude

If there’s anything that 2015 taught me, it’s that shit happens in the most unexplainable way. Be it good or bad— life brought me many ups and many downs. Continue reading Fixing Your Attitude

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.

Ayesha Curry photo via TheUrbanDaily.com

Continue reading Ayesha Curry Sparks Debate Over Fashion Choices