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Netflix Gets Accused Of Whitewashing Again With 'Legend of the Monkey' Casting

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2017 | 1:48 PM

Netflix is feeling the heat once again after viewers are accusing the company of whitewashing their latest series, "Legend Of The Monkey," which is based on a classic Chinese story.

The 10-part series is said to depict the story of "Journey To The West," which tells the...

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Natural Hair Care Line Shea Moisture Apologizes After 'Hair Hate' Ad Mishap

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2017 | 10:19 AM

Natural hair care line Shea Moisture has been a staple for many black women throughout the years. But last Thursday, a new video from the company surfaced, which had many wondering who exactly their target audience really is.

"Break free from hair HATE," the beauty retailer captioned...

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OITNB Star Danielle Brooks Puts Stretch Marks On Display For People's 'Most Beautiful'

(1) Comments | Posted April 24, 2017 | 2:06 PM

"Orange Is The New Black" star Danielle Brooks is proud of her stretch marks and thinks more women should learn to embrace theirs, too.

Posing makeup free for People's 2017 'Most Beautiful Women' issue, Brooks opened up to the publication about her journey to body acceptance.

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'Stealthing' Is A New Sex Trend Where Men Remove Condoms Without Partner's Consent

(36) Comments | Posted April 24, 2017 | 12:55 PM

Imagine having sex with a man, agreeing beforehand to use protection, only to find out that he removed the condom during intercourse.

That's what a dangerous new sex trend called "stealthing" is all about. And not only does it put partners at risk for STIs and pregnancy—...

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Hairstylist Masami Hosono Thinks Gender-Based Pricing Is Bullsh*t

(1) Comments | Posted April 21, 2017 | 12:15 PM

Japanese-born hairstylist Masami Hosono doesn't believe that the way someone wants to wear their hair has anything to do with gender, so it simply won't be playing a factor at her salon, Vacancy Project, located in New York City, any longer.

At the beginning of April, Hosono decided to...

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Teen Girls Face Sexual Violence First-Hand More Often Than You Think

(12) Comments | Posted April 21, 2017 | 11:45 AM

The National Women's Law Center (NWLC) in the U.S. released a study on Wednesday, exploring why girls are being "pushed out of school." And some of the findings the organization discovered were terrifying.

According to the report, out of the 1,003 girls from age 14 through 18...

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How To Make Wash Day Go As Smoothly As Possible For Kids With Natural Hair

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2017 | 4:52 PM

For any parent who has a child with a full head of natural hair, wash day can seem like doomsday. Not because you detest taking care of your kid's curls, but because their sensitive scalps don't always take well to scrubbing and pulling.

Regardless, it's important to keep their hair...

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Twitter Creates #WOCMostBeautiful Because These Women Are Still Overlooked

(1) Comments | Posted April 20, 2017 | 3:02 PM

A new hashtag has taken over Twitter, and it's here to celebrate all the women of colour who have been overlooked by the mainstream media for far too long.

#WOCMostBeautiful (WOC standing for women of colour) emerged yesterday after actress Julia Roberts was named 'World's Most...

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Experts Say Using Bath Bombs Could Cause Serious Vaginal Irritation

(8) Comments | Posted April 20, 2017 | 1:15 PM

Even though many of us enjoy dropping a fizzy, colourful and fragrant bath bomb into a warm tub after a long day, experts are now suggesting that they may actually be doing a lot more harm than good — especially to your vagina.

Dr. Vanessa Mackay, spokesperson...

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We Want To See More Of These Gorgeous Modest Spring Looks

(3) Comments | Posted April 19, 2017 | 5:11 PM

For people who live in a climate that encompasses all four seasons, chances are that once the warmer months start rolling around, one could assume many are dying to ditch the thick pants and winter boots for some shorts and a cute pair of sandals.

But that isn't always...

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73-Year-Old Model Lauren Hutton Stars In New Calvin Klein Underwear Ad

(5) Comments | Posted April 19, 2017 | 2:58 PM

Designer Calvin Klein doesn't seem to think age plays a factor in whether or not one can completely slay an underwear shoot — and he is absolutely right.

Seventy-three-year-old modelling legend Lauren Hutton is one of the leading ladies in the retailer's latest campaign, entitled

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New Mom Says Her Body Should Be 'Valued And Revered,' Not Changed

(1) Comments | Posted April 19, 2017 | 12:36 PM

Last Wednesday, mom Kelly Diane Howland was out and about with her newborn baby when she says she was stopped by a woman in Target looking to sell her postpartum weight loss product, It Works!.

Howland told People on Tuesday that while she didn't find...

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Tennis Superstar Serena Williams Is Reportedly Pregnant

(2) Comments | Posted April 19, 2017 | 11:57 AM

Looks like it's baby season!

And the latest celeb to share the special news appears to be tennis superstar and overall badass woman Serena Williams, who let the world know she's carrying late Wednesday morning on Snapchat.

"20 weeks," Williams captioned the pic, wearing a bright yellow...

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Calgary Sport Chek Features Mannequins Reflecting Women Of All Sizes

(2) Comments | Posted April 18, 2017 | 3:37 PM

A Calgary-based Sport Chek Women's store knows all too well that bodies aren't a one-size-fits-all kind of deal. So they're making sure their mannequins reflect that.

"Sport Chek Women was designed by women, for women," Kara Anastasiadis, assistant VP of merchandising strategy for FGL Sports Ltd., the...

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Model Ashley Graham Reveals She Was Molested At Age 10 In New Memoir

(4) Comments | Posted April 18, 2017 | 11:36 AM

Model Ashley Graham has some harrowing news to share in her upcoming memoir, A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, And Power Really Look Like. And sadly, it's a reality many women have faced in their lives.

The Vogue cover star reveals that at the tender age of 10, she...

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Victoria's Secret's 2017 'What Is Sexy' List Is Seriously Lacking Diversity

(11) Comments | Posted April 17, 2017 | 1:03 PM

Lingerie giant Victoria's Secret unveiled their 'What Is Sexy' list for 2017 last week, and while we love the ladies chosen, let's just say it was slightly problematic.

"This Is Us" star Mandy Moore won for sexiest actress, while singer Taylor Swift was dubbed sexiest entertainer. Author...

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Gucci's Pre-Fall Campaign Features Stunning Black Models, But Some Aren't Impressed

(9) Comments | Posted April 17, 2017 | 11:12 AM

In a bid to become a more diverse brand, Gucci released the visuals for its pre-fall campaign last Thursday, which featured solely black models.

Taking its inspiration for the ad from late Mali-born photographer Malick Sidibé, who was known for his portraits in the 1960s, Gucci dubbed the...

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Moms Share Their Most Affordable Self-Care Tips

(0) Comments | Posted April 13, 2017 | 4:44 PM

Being a mom is a full-time job. And just like with any other gig, the burnout can be real.

Regardless, many moms can sometimes feel a sense of guilt when it comes to taking time for themselves. And if you're on a tight budget, certain activities like...

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Madonna's Daughter Lourdes Leon Gets Bullied By Trolls For Having Armpit Hair

(32) Comments | Posted April 13, 2017 | 12:40 PM

Another day, another woman getting shamed for flaunting the hair that naturally grows from her body.

On Monday, Lourdes Leon, daughter of superstar Madonna, was photographed on a beach in Miami with her arm raised, revealing her unshaven armpits. No biggie, right? Wrong.

All...

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Maria Borges Is The First African Model Of The *Century* To Make An Elle U.S. Cover

(1) Comments | Posted April 13, 2017 | 11:24 AM

Model Maria Borges' star is on the rise.

The 24-year-old made history on Tuesday as the first African model of the century to grace the cover of Elle U.S. — rocking her natural hair, of course — and it doesn't look like the west African beauty has plans to...

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