Heat Damaged or Heat Trained: Can you train your natural hair to be straight?

Hey beauties, Tarah here! This time, I want to tackle a preconceived notion that’s prevalent particularly in the Black hair community: the idea that there’s no such thing as heat trained hair.
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BEAUTY BUZZ: Angela Bassett’s New Skin Care Line For Melanin-Rich Skin Tones

Here’s some beauty news that you can file under “Thank goodness”! Angela Bassett is creating a skin care line for women of color. Yes black women like you! We all know that women of color are deeply underserved by the beauty industry. Most brands offer lackluster colors and hues for us and some offer every bit of nada. Angela Bassett, whose melanin…
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10 Ways I Bet You Didn’t Know That You Were Aging Your Skin

Chances are you’re doing all you can to maintain your youthful looking skin. You may be diligent about wearing sunscreen daily, using an anti-aging product, and applying moisturizer. However, there are a few mistakes that women often make, not realizing that they are sabotaging their skin and causing extra wrinkles. Dr. Kally Papantoniou a board certified New York Dermatologist who often…
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All The Reasons Why You Should #LoveYourHair

At 39, my hair is about 75% grey. I’ve had grey hair for what seems like most of my life. I found my very first grey when I was 14. Unlike most women who find grey to be this aging death sentence for your hair follicles, I welcomed every strand. Nearly everyone in my family has grey hair. My mom, my dad,…
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7 Most Common Mistakes When Applying Sunscreen

The good news: you’re putting sunscreen on yourself and your kids. The bad news: you might be doing it all wrong. When you don’t apply sunscreen correctly it provides far less protection than you need from the harmful sun damage. Here’s the seven most common mistakes people make when putting on sunscreen–and what you should do instead!
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BEAUTY BUZZ: M∙A∙C Fashion Pack available June 9th

Let’s be clear. M∙A∙C still makes some of the most beautiful pigmented products for us brown girls. It’s one of the few products we can use that won’t take a thousand strokes for it to become visible. For many of us, they are still our go-to! We can almost credit them for being a pioneer in trendy pigmented choices for brown girls. Their latest,…
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The New Fragrance Technology You Need To Read About (You Can Thank Me Later!)

I’m the kind of girl who likes to smell good. I mean duh, right. But I like to smell good all the time! Like, I low key have an attitude when I forget to put on perfume or I’ve run out of body washes that smell like heaven and fluffy clouds. I go all out with my fragrance choices because…
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DIY Beauty: The Chocolate Spa Caramel Facial That You’ll Want To Try Before Your Next Vacation

Wanna get that golden summer glow from head to toe? Before your vacation! Sweeten your beauty routine by creating a spa atmosphere at home with caramel-scented beauty products like caramel bubble bath. Try a DIY Caramel Facial (recipe below) with simple ingredients from your pantry that will leave your skin feeling fresh and fabulous! 
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Here’s One Reason You Don’t Believe I am Almost 40

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by SK-II through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about SK-II, all opinions are my own. In my mind perfect skin just sort of happens, no work is needed. You know, it’s in my genes! Well, I also believe in fairies and unicorns (please don’t try to tell me…
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