After my mastectomy, I began looking for pictures of other women who had battled breast cancer. I found The Grace Project by Isis Charise.
These are women don't own jeans or sneakers. They have never seen the inside of a Chico's. And they only rarely follow the conventional rules of fashion. Each creates her own path and takes joy in every step.
Whoever said, "Beauty is only skin deep" obviously wasn't aware that we are beings of many dimensions that are interconnected.
In executive coaching, I have clients hurtling themselves toward a goal. They want to get "there" no matter what. Then there are the adrenaline junkies who enjoy the risk of chaos, taking pride in not needing methods and plans.
After the ravages of summer sun and increased opportunities for free radical damage (aka aging), your skin needs a bit of extra help to recover its glow.
So many times we're told that being beautiful means being perfect. You have to have straight, white teeth, lustrous hair, no wrinkles or other imperfections on your face. But who is actually like that? No one!
These plans often trigger instant panic or fuel our desperate desire for a mini or even maxi overhaul in the beauty department. But it is possible to roll with the madness (and get great results), with a little planning...
As a 22-year-old beauty writer who loves to sample new products, I have never felt the need to indulge in luxury treatments. So you could imagine my confusion when Karen, the lovely esthetician giving me my first-ever facial, told me to take off my dress.
I learned a lot from having a rose beside me all week. I made time to see the good in life. I remembered that I have thorns and to use them when needed. And I told myself again and again that it is my job to stand tall in the light.
I was like most girls when I was little (well, almost). I loved getting into my mom's and sisters' makeup drawers. I loved playing with Barbie. I eve...
We all know that the sun and your genes play a part when it comes to visible signs of aging. Well, according to a new study, where you live can also make your skin more prone to wrinkles.
More than tasty garnishes, here are four ways you can use fresh herbs for holistic field-to-face grooming.
Eat sage everyday, it improves digestion and breaks down fatty deposits that cause cellulite. Enjoy a cup of coffee, but keep the left over grounds. They are a great natural cellulite treatment. Simply rub them on the problem area, rinse and apply your moisturizer.
We are telling them that their natural faces will distract people, that being pretty is necessary regardless of circumstance, that performing femininity in exactly the right way isn't just helpful, it's essential.
I applaud the publication on its endeavor to begin the conversation on natural beauty. "Pretty" goes beyond European style features and Brazilian imported tresses; it starts with a Black woman's kinks sprouting from her roots and raw individuality.