In the world of makeup, very little is new. As the saying goes, what was once new is now new again...or something like that. In any event, Moschino X Sephora's latest collection looks a lot like the collection we've come to know and love from Black-owned cosmetics mogul, Supa Cent. The Crayon Case launched two years ago and has become the insanely popular go-to brand for the culture. Almost every item sold by the brand is school-themed. See for yourself: Now, it looks ... Read More about Moschino Launches a “School-Themed” Makeup Collection That Looks a lot like Supa Cent’s The Crayon Case Cosmetics. Fair Game or Nah?
Yes, you read that correctly. A jewelry company contacted me about modeling in a campaign photoshoot for their line. Since it's jewelry, it never occurred to me that my small, but growing bump might stand in the way of this opportunity. I was so convinced that my pregnant belly wouldn't be an issue that when we began discussing the particulars I alerted the brand representative to that fact that I'd be 6 months pregnant by the time of the shoot, and would, therefore, need the ... Read More about True Story: I Was Told I Was Too Pregnant to Model Jewelry
Friends, I'm going to keep this short and sweet. "Awkward Black Girl," and star of HBO's Insecure, Issa Rae, ain't foolin' with none of us, and her latest spread, in Essence is proof. Check out interview and cover story HERE. In the meantime, feast your eyes on these images: Whew, chillay! Issa, sis! Keep on comin' with the heat. #hereforit ... Read More about Issa Rae Stuns In Essence Magazine’s April Edition [PICS]
On Embracing My Pregnancy After Miscarriage We lost our baby last year when I should have been about 10 weeks along. You can read all about that experience HERE. Throughout those 10 weeks, I wasn't happy. I wanted the baby, but I was consumed with fear and worry. Outside of not sleeping the entire two months, I didn't have any symptoms. I wasn't concerned about my symptom-less pregnancy, though. It was early, I told myself. And maybe this pregnancy would be easier than my first one. When I ... Read More about On Embracing My Pregnancy After Miscarriage
If you've been hearing a lot about vegan and cruelty-free makeup products but don't know what the terms mean or where to start, this post will not only break it all down, but also give you the option of some black-owned brands you can support. Let's first talk about the differences between the two terms. Cruelty-free products are not tested on animals during any stage of production. Vegan products contain no animal or animal-derived ingredients. Click here to learn about the long ... Read More about 12 Black-Owned Vegan & Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands You Need To Try