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Natural Oils To Combat Dry Skin And Hair In The Summer

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2017 | 5:08 PM

Those who suffer from dry skin know all too well that just because summer brings along humid weather, doesn't mean you shouldn't still moisturize.

And while there are a plethora of special lotions on the market that claim to seal in moisture or banish dryness, according to the

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Dr. Pimple Popper Explains The Difference Between Hypo- And Hyperpigmentation

(8) Comments | Posted May 24, 2017 | 5:26 PM

While most of us are not proud to admit it, many have probably done this before.

We're getting ready to go to bed, and take a look in the mirror as we're brushing our teeth.

And there it is.

A juicy pimple in the middle of your face....

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Shonda Rhimes Wants To Flip The Script On Beauty Ideals

(2) Comments | Posted May 19, 2017 | 11:31 AM

Queen of TV Shonda Rhimes has certainly flipped the script when it comes to telling diverse stories on the small screen, and now she's doing the same for the beauty world.

Teaming up with Dove Real Beauty Productions, Rhimes is collaborating with all types of women to...

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Childhood Bullying Can Cause Health Issues Well Into Adulthood

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2017 | 4:39 PM

Most people are very aware that bullying has a negative impact on children. But a new study has found that these issues could stick around well into adulthood.

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh revealed that people who were bullied as kids and experienced mental and physical health issues...

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ASOS Is Under Fire After Listing Size 6 As A Large

(2) Comments | Posted May 18, 2017 | 11:23 AM

Your favourite online clothing retailer ASOS is under fire after listing a U.K. size 10 (which converts to a U.S. size six) as "large" for the Pull & Bear line in early May.

And people are pissed.

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There's Finally An Acne Laser Treatment For People With Dark Skin

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2017 | 4:44 PM

No matter what type of skin you have, most can agree that the average skin blemish is quite annoying to deal with. But when you have full-blown acne, that's a totally different story.

And while there are many treatment options to control the skin ailment,...

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Solange Pens Honest And Inspiring Letter To Teenage Self For Teen Vogue

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2017 | 11:53 AM

Solange is a woman who isn't afraid to be transparent when it comes to her struggles.

And in a new letter she wrote to her teenage self, published by Teen Vogue, the singer-songwriter is getting candid about what she's learned since her adolescent years.

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Two Black Sisters In Boston Are Being Punished For Wearing Braids To School

(24) Comments | Posted May 16, 2017 | 11:53 AM

Twin sisters Deanna and Mya Cook are being punished by Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Boston.

And it's not because of bad behaviour, being tardy or even skipping classes — it's because of their hair.

According to Essence, since last week, the 15-year-olds have served...

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Models Georgia Gibbs And Kate Wasley Prove Beauty Comes In All Sizes

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2017 | 2:10 PM

When model Georgia Gibbs shared a photo of herself on Instagram with curvy bestie Kate Wasley in late January, she had no idea what kind of effect it would have.

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Miss USA's Responses On Feminism And Health Care Have Folks Confused

(3) Comments | Posted May 15, 2017 | 12:24 PM

Hailing from District of Columbia, the new Miss USA Kára McCullough stunned the judges and those watching at home as she made her way onto the stage.

Rocking her natural, curly hair and revealing she's not only a nuclear scientist, but an advocate for science education as well, made...

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University Pageant Winner Accused Of Not Being 'Black Enough' Fights Back

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2017 | 11:44 AM

Winning the Miss Black pageant, put on by the University of Texas' Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, may have been a dream come true for journalism student Rachael Malonson. But not everyone was sure she was deserving of the title.

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Model Halima Aden's Campaign For The Modist Will Leave You Breathless

(4) Comments | Posted May 12, 2017 | 11:29 AM

When 19-year-old Halima Aden made history in late 2016 by being the first contestant to wear both a burkini and hijab during the Miss Minnesota pageant, many knew she had innate star qualities.

From there, Aden took 2017's New York Fashion Week by...

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Mother's Day Can Take On A Whole New Meaning If You've Lost Mom

(11) Comments | Posted May 11, 2017 | 1:18 PM

When some people see that Mother's Day is coming up, the first thought that comes to mind is how they're going to shower their mom with love on this special day. But for others, this is no longer their reality.

For those whose moms have died, Mother's Day can take...

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Gender Can Be Complicated But Respecting People Isn't

(3) Comments | Posted May 10, 2017 | 4:53 PM

When it comes to the topic of gender, some folks have a hard time wrapping their heads around the fact than more than two boxes can be checked.

But the reality is that while we can't control the biological sex we were assigned at birth, gender is...

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Don't Ask Simone Biles To Smile, Cause 'Smiling Doesn't Win You Gold Medals'

(9) Comments | Posted May 10, 2017 | 11:49 AM

Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles is a woman of many talents.

She's a balance beam pro, has the ability to bend in ways many of us can't imagine and can do a perfect 180-degree handstand. But one thing she won't be doing is smiling on command.

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Clothing Company Teespring Finally Removes 'Black Women Are Trash' T-Shirts From Website

(44) Comments | Posted May 9, 2017 | 12:43 PM

Fashion might be political, but it also can't be hateful.

E-commerce shop Teespring, which allows users to create and sell T-shirt designs, has removed an offensive T-shirt line after receiving an onslaught of complaints.

The "Black Women Are Trash" shirts, which were created by Twitter user...

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Student Dressed In Blackface As Serena Williams, Then Shared To Snapchat

(1) Comments | Posted May 9, 2017 | 11:26 AM

You'd think by now people know not to wear blackface under any circumstances.

But one student, who is a white man at Anglia Ruskin University in the U.K., thought it was a good idea to do so for a sports-themed party he recently attended.

And who was...

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Dove Definitely Missed The Mark With Their New Body-Positive Bottles

(4) Comments | Posted May 8, 2017 | 4:10 PM

We all know Dove is committed to positive body imagery and helping people feel confident. But their latest campaign has some customers thinking the company seriously missed the mark.

In late April, the cosmetics giant released a video on their U.K. YouTube channel, aiming to "celebrate the many shapes...

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Model Rain Dove On Their Gender: 'My State Of Being Is Just Unique'

(3) Comments | Posted May 8, 2017 | 1:57 PM

While model Rain Dove may have been born as a female, that didn't mean gender ideals were part of the package. And Dove is ready to let the world understand why.

"I'm not transgender because gender doesn't exist in my book," the self-proclaimed gender capitalist says...

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Ashley Graham Brought Black Beau Home 'Naively' Thinking Colour Didn't Matter

(13) Comments | Posted May 8, 2017 | 12:38 PM

Any stranger who takes a look at Ashley Graham and husband Justin Ervin would probably agree that they're a smoking hot pair who seem to be super in love. But in an excerpt from the model's first book A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like, published...

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