Well don't these two look utterly adorable at the pre-Oscars Essence Black Women in Hollywood lunch held yesterday? First let's discuss Viola Davis' bold move to wear her natural hair to the function - the first time she has to my knowledge. And she looks SO BEAUTIFUL. The simple white shift...

Quotes from donors on their IndieGoGo page, As a dark-skinned black woman, I have constantly had to deal with the way that not only I have been perceived aesthetically and physically, but also intellectually and spiritually. From the preview, I can tell that this documentary voices the...

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...

However buying the right cosmetics will make sure that your skin looks absolutely stunning. There have been many trusted brands in the market in a wide variety of prices. Finding one that is most suited to you is important. When looking to find cosmetics black women would wear often, look...

Have you ever pulled your tight curl and witnessed just how long it is? Are we our own worst enemy when it comes to growing black hair? Many years ago we were tricked into thinking that our hair in its natural state is ugly. Since this thought process took over, as Black women we've...

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...

I mentioned on my Dolce Vanity Facebook page if anyone had watched the documentary 'Dark Girls'? I found it thought provoking. The documentary has women who have grown up with self esteem problems within themselves because of their skin tone. We've got the beauty industry who are embarking and...

The 4th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon took place at the Beverly Hills Hotel in California last night. Kerry Washington looked very much like a ‘lady who lunches' wearing a beige floral print belted Vivienne Westwood dress. Her gorgeous sweetheart neckline dress had a...

As a follow up to his 2011 Dark Girls documentary, director Bill Dukes will debut Light Girls this Monday on OWN. Similar to Dark Girls, Light Girls explores skin color from historical, sociological and psychological perspectives. The film sheds light on the experiences of light skin women,...

 

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