Makeup is supposed to be fun and experimental! Take some of my favorites that we offer: LipBar's Boy Trouble Liquid Matte , Vixen Lip Gloss and Evil Twin Lipstick from Gold Label Cosmetics. The names of these lipstick colors alone demonstrate how we are taking control of our beauty and expression and injecting a bit more fun and edge into what used to be a one note approach to makeup.
Hair discrimination whether in the workplace, at your local college campus, or just out and about in your community is nothing new. Aside from dreads, many black women have vented on social media about employers saying they can’t wear their hair in its naturally curly state or how one girl stated what an employer said, “We don’t accept that” when she went on a job interview. This becomes an even bigger issue when black women are told not to wear their hair curly or in protective styles like braids and dreads.
The importance of under hair care should not be taken lightly. It is a hugely important step when considering leveraging wigs or weaves or braids for a protective style. A step by step guide is included in this article which outlines how to take care of your hair underneath each protective style.
The natural hair movement became a liberating time for most black women. More women were loving on themselves, not giving into society standards on what “good hair” is or even just realizing how to better take care of their hair and having a healthier crown. It seemed like an exclusive club that you just had to either cut your hair or grow it out to get in! This change was amazing to see, but there is a flip side to this movement that I don't believe gets enough attention: the judgement.