Turns out, the basic beauty goods you already own can work wonders, in ways far beyond what you initially purchased them for. Take a peek at these tricks and get ready to save your hard-earned cash for that new spring skirt instead of that pricey cuticle cream.
Be simple in your intentions. It's a lot of fun to live a fast-paced, flamboyant life, but remember to slow things once in a while. Living simply reminds us of our true reasons and roots us in purpose.
It's just one of those passing fashions: meta, almost, a passing fashion about a passing fashion: a stripy dress which will go out of style almost as quickly as people forget the online debate about what colour it looks in different kinds of light.
Call me stupid, but it took a passionate discussion of the relevance and place of hair and hairstyles as cultural markers from my black students, to bring it home to me just how complicated African hairstyles are.
In this digital age of social media, selfies and smartphones, how realistic is it to expect to see a true and un-retouched representation of natural female beauty?
The actresses were the subject of much scrutiny and criticism, mostly around their physical appearance. The people doing the bashing? Women. All women
There are instances when I'm not even thinking about how I look, what I'm wearing or how I am perceived because I am too busy living. And that is when my authentic self appears.
As we end Black History Month, let's celebrate our accomplishments and add to that list an 18-year-old girl who had the confidence and courage to address insensitive, stereotypical remark of ignorance head on.
I don't want a life of perfection if it means never getting to move forward. I want to show my daughters that strength has nothing to do with how a person looks but what is in her heart: determination, grit, growth, support and love.
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I was afraid to like myself. I had no idea how to love myself. The world couldn't know who I really was. If it did, then I'd feel even more rejected.
I've always thought I had pretty soft hair, and when a new girl started working in our office with the shiniest hair I had ever seen, we were all fawning over it. When asked what her secret was, she simply said, "coconut oil!"
Beauty is fleeting, even for those of us who are genetically blessed. We age, we change. Shouldn't the notion of beauty, therefore, be more of a state of mind?
I just watched the Carolina Herrera collection again from New York Fashion Week. Beautiful evening gowns and dresses, fabulous, inventive prints and cool slick-back hair that was emblematic of this versatile look that dominated the catwalks at this apex fashion event.
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When people are confident, comfortable and fearless of judgment, they can reach higher, dig deeper, stand taller and live brighter!