Did you know that not all Afro hair is the same? Depending on the look, feel and texture, their are various groups your hair type can fall into.
We as black women generally have what is called type 4 hair. This is kinky hair, rather than it being straight or with light curls.
In this article we’ll further explore the different kinds of type 4 hair. With this knowledge you’ll be able to make better product choices and better manage your hair.
Who comes first, your mother or your wife?
Many men struggle with the issue of who to put first – their wife, or their mother.
We’d put our money on the fact this has been an issue since the beginning of time… and a contentious one in many households and families.
Dating can be rough.
Things like social media and DMs have tainted tons of relationships, and at the same time, there are numerous apps that have helped people find love.
Finding the “right one” isn’t an easy task, but there are definitely some valuable lessons that I’ve learned along the way.
While I’ve dated outside my race, my heart (and eyes) are constantly returning to the black man.
As a black person, finding sun protection that doesn’t leave my skin looking ashy and dry has always been a challenge.
Zinc Oxide is one of the main ingredients in the strongest sun creams.
While it is excellent for protecting the skin from harmful rays, it can cause a bright blueish white cast on the face of even the lightest of black people.
This unfortunate side effect leaves brown and black skin looking dull, dry, and chalky.
In my journey to find the perfect sunscreen for my variety of skin needs, I tested a myriad of different brands and types to suit all occasions and levels of protection.
Being dark-skinned made my challenges unique.
Some products coated my skin like a bad foundation, while others were gems that changed my perspective of sunscreen forever!
Showing off your curvy rump and tempting legs in your new jean is everything. But, you can’t seem to shrug off the restriction and discomfort. You need options, and throwing out your beautiful pair of jeans isn’t one of them. Stretching your jean, however, might just be your only one. Our aim is to show you how to get it done.
But, before getting into the “stretching aspect” of things, let’s talk a bit about why you might need to widen, or lengthen, your jeans.
Pot roasted chicken, perfectly grilled steak, and jerked pork – all tasty, mouth-watering animal products you enjoy. But, the tides are changing.
For personal reasons, you’ve decided to give the vegan diet a try. Maybe you’re encouraged to change your diet because of your love for animals and the environment.
Or, perhaps you figured veganism was best for your health. Whatever the reason, veganism is a lifestyle and there’s much involved.
Congratulations on taking your first step to learning about the vegan way. Knowledge is power.
This guide is packed with information, including resources you can use to help in your transition to veganism. The aim is to make your vegan journey more fulfilling and less frustrating.
But, before jumping to the meat of the matter, what really is a vegan diet?
Today we’re going to look at 13 black actresses under 30 years old.
These women are talented, beautiful, and smart. The influence their individual careers have brought to showbiz is remarkable.
You’ll probably know a few of these Nubian queens and have seen some of their films. What you may not know, however, are the lessons you can take home from their careers.
Ready to be schooled on the best black female actresses under 30? Class is in session!
It’s normal to lose hair every day – between 50 and 100 strands fall out every 24 hours. As for when you wash? Expect to lose up to 250 strands. (Although don’t stop washing to prevent hair loss – the hair will fall out anyway!)
Its likely you’ll know when your hair loss is abnormal. Maybe you’re finding a lot of strands left on your pillow or in your sleep cap. Maybe more than usual is coming out when you comb. Or maybe you can see your hair loss when you look in the mirror.
Whatever the case is, thinning hair can be very alarming, for a number of reasons. You might worry if you have an underlying illness. Will you become completely bald? Don’t worry. Read through this article, and we’ll guide you through what you need to do next.
Film directing is still a very white male dominated industry, with many of them producing the big blockbusters we see each year. While many of them do a good job, the director is often the ‘mind’ behind the movie and can change the way the script is interpreted by the actors. Many believe this is why having directors with different cultural experiences and backgrounds is important.
Even so-called ‘black’ movies, or movies with majority black casts, often aren’t directed by black people.
That said, there are some black women who have managed to crack the film industry and become directors – whether that’s through the big studios, or by going down the indie film route.