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Hand Sanitizer’s Effectiveness?

n the coronavirus pandemic, as we’re dousing our hands in hand sanitizer every time we leave the house (if we can get it at all), it’s upsetting to learn that the maker of the ubiquitous Purell hand sanitizer is facing...

Not Ugly, Learn to Love your Beauty

If you haven’t seen the video of Atlanta-based hairstylist Shabria aka Lil Wave Daddy encouraging a little Black girl named Ariyonna to love her beauty after the girl calls herself ugly, then you’ve must have been under...

Winterize Your Skin

Being “icy” is only cute when it comes to Saweetie, who’s skin is actually very balmy, radiant and flawless. It is common practice to winterize your wardrobe, pipes in your house and even your...

Cyber Monday Weave Sales You Need to See

Weave aficionados know that good quality and ethically sourced extensions can be quite expensive. This is especially true if you’re looking for virgin hair that hasn’t been processed — or virgin hair processed to look...

Unapologetic Boys In Box Braids

These boys are stepping out of the box and into the limelight with a classic protective style, box braids. Shalwah Evans of Essence Magazine shares: Every weekend as I’m scrolling through my feed and Insta-stalking the...