A new documentary called, "Dark Girls" talks to several black women about their struggles with skin color. One girl says, "I used to wish I could wake up one day lighter. Or wash my face and think that it would change. I thought it was dirt and I tried to clean it off, but it wouldn't come...

Oh, Halle, what have you done ? We love you and we really know you're an outstandingly beautiful woman, but this? I mean... it looks like you forgot your dress at home or something! I know she has a past of risque fashion choices, but Halle Berry‘s stubbornness at showing us she's got a...

When I saw the photo of Halle Berry at "The Hollywood Reporter's Annual "Power 100: Women In Entertainment Breakfast," I started shaking my head. Hope she doesn't leave this Jimmy Choo Mandah bag unattended, because someone like me just might get some sticky hands :) The look: Jimmy Choo...

So last week I was asked by Lincoln to join them as their special guest at Essence Magazine's 5th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon . Though I had planned to be in Milan for Fashion Week, I'd heard the event was motivational and inspirational–basically something I wouldn't want to...

Comfort Pregnant Style Halle Beery wears Yosi Samra flip flops around town with an Olive Green Body Dress! Leave it to the beautiful Halle Berry to always look stunning. The expectant mother was seen around town doing her thing in hot mama fashion. Wearing an olive green tight wrap body...

Wherever your weekend plans take you, here are three makeup ideas straight from the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon: 1. Nicole Ari Parker's Smudgy Eye Liner and Coral Lips: Grab a super black pencil like Cover Girl Queen Collection Vivid Impact Liner in Midnight and smudge it...

I hope they look at me and think, 'That lady looks like she accepts herself' – Tracee Ellis Ross The fabulous, and my style icon, Tracee Ellis Ross graces two covers of Essence's Black Women in Hollywood issue. Ellis Ross wore a Byron Lars Beauty Mark dress and Sophia Webster pumps for the...

• Glamour magazine conducted a survey, and found that only 7% of women say they love their hair. Even with such a paltry percentage of women feeling their tresses, black women (in true form) were more likely to vote in the affirmative, with 14% of us reporting that yes, we are quite content...

From the unflappable flappers to the Black Is Beautiful women to the hats and dresses of hard working designers, black women have influenced American fashion in fabulous ways. Source Mildred Blount was the first important black woman milliner, or hat maker. She made fine hats that were...

Benjamin says one of the reasons for the high obesity rate among black women has to do with our high-maintenance coifs. "Often times you get women saying, 'I can't exercise today because I don't want to sweat my hair back or get my hair wet.' When you're starting to exercise, you look for...

 

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