Allie Dowdle says her parents cut off her college fund because her boyfriend is black. “About a year ago, I told my parents that I’d started dating a boy named Michael, pictured with me above,” writes Allie Dowdle, 18, of Eads, Tenn. “Hoping to share him with my family, I showed my parents his picture
Highland High School in Salt Lake City rescinded the assignment after the mom of a young woman in the class posted the assignment to Facebook, where it’s received 1,800 reactions, been shared more than 1,900 times, and has sparked a firestorm. “Thanks for educating our kids, Utah Department of Education
Repeating segments of DNA called telomeres shorten over time, paving the way for disease and other not-so-great effects of aging. Remarkably, though, those telomeres can also lengthen, based largely on our lifestyle behaviors.
If your goals for 2017 include moving toward greener, less toxic beauty products — which is likely, since a recent survey found that half of American women are leaning towards more natural salves and makeup — then you may want to take a peek at the Environmental Working Group‘s updated EWG Verified
Mom of two Narya Marcille won’t be able to attend the march, but her elegant and uplifting poster design has become a hit on the Pantsuit Nation Facebook page.
It was hard to be heard on Twitter Sunday night unless you were commenting on the Golden Globes — or the new L’Oréal True Match makeup campaign that previewed during its commercial breaks, that is. The ads for the collection of 33 shades present an expansive line of gender-free liquid foundation through
“When our customers told us that they wanted vegan editions of Birkenstock’s classic sandals and clogs, we listened,” the German-based company’s head of communications, Jochen Gutzy, tells Yahoo Style. “Birkenstock was always concerned about choosing the best raw materials from natural resources. “
Chrissy Metz attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards wearing a surprise gown. Chrissy Metz, the breakout star of NBC’s This Is Us, made a head-turning appearance on the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday night — and not only because she looked stunning. Metz, who received a nomination for Best Supporting
A transgender man is suing a Catholic hospital for refusing him a medically necessary hysterectomy — the latest in an ongoing series of treatment refusals by Catholic hospitals, based on religious grounds, that’s playing out nationwide.
Fearful of what a Trump administration might do to marriage equality, many LGBT couples opted to tie the knot just as 2016 came to a close and President Obama was still in the White House, according to a slew of posts on the Facebook group Pantsuit Nation.
Emmie Smith, 17, shared the medical part of her transgender journey in a new documentary. “I think people are fascinated by gender reassignment surgery,” Smith says in the film, slated to debut on Feb. 6, although a nine-minute preview can be seen online now. Smith is featured in National Geographic
Luxury fitness-club chain Equinox, known in part for its provocative advertising, is at it again: Its latest campaign, unveiled on Tuesday, has put a topless woman with mastectomy scars front and center. “I committed,” noted that model, Samantha Paige, in an Instagram post about her part in the 2017
Cosmetics can be dangerous. It’s a hard-to-swallow fact that many folks have known for a while — including the Environmental Working Group (EWG), whose work pushed two U.S. senators to back the Personal Care Products Safety Act, which aims to regulate the toxic ingredients still allowed in makeups and
Shi’s husband has not yet weighed in on the upsetting situation, although plenty of readers on Facebook, where Shi — as well as the hugely popular blogger who goes by Love Life of an Asian Guy — posted the GoFundMe link, have made their views known.
Kardashian crew makeup artist and pal Joyce Bonelli gave birth to twin boys this week, posting a powerful pic to Instagram of her breastfeeding her boys in tandem.
Meet Amanda Ramirez. She’s a 22-year-old who’s been using her mad beauty skills to get herself through grueling rounds of chemo treatment for lymphoma — and has inspired thousands of Instagram followers along the way. ???? A photo posted by God's Girl???? (@comptonsveryown_) on Dec 20, 2016
Dejah Hall’s post about before and after drug addiction has gone viral. One mom’s shocking before-and-after photos — showing how her “disgusting” life had been ravaged by meth, cocaine, and heroin addiction — are going viral for their combo of shock and hope this week. “I was a monster,” Dejah Hall
There were so many stories about natural hair this year that we’ve had to shrink them into subcategories just to make sure that most of them got a mention.
After years of pressure from environmental groups, the FDA has issued recommended guidelines regarding the amount of lead allowed in lipstick and other cosmetics.
Candice Swanepoel spoke out on Instagram about the stigma of breastfeeding in public. “Many women today are shamed for breastfeeding in public, or even kicked out of public places for feeding their children,” she wrote in a Sunday afternoon Instagram post alongside a close-up shot of her infant boy,
Rini Cesillia was found dead in her hotel shower on Tuesday. In a paradisiacal getaway turned stunningly tragic, Indonesian beauty blogger Rini Cesillia, 26, was found dead on Tuesday while on vacation in Bali, apparently electrocuted by a malfunctioning shower in her hotel. “We suspect Cesillia died
Angel Mott, left, reconnects with Stephanie Uhlenberg after a chance meeting. The kindness of a stranger with purple hair was what got Angel Mott through one of the most difficult moments of her life — when she received a call, in the midst of Black Friday holiday shopping, informing her that her mother
Toys, clothes, and electronics are solid go-to holiday gifts for kids. But what could make a little one feel more grown up than his or her own stash of personal beauty products — especially those handpicked by you and free of icky toxins? Here’s a lively, wholesome sampling to get you started. Piggy
Hair salon straightening treatments can cause a host of health problems. When Natalia O’Toole began working at a New York City hair salon several years ago, she was lucky enough to move up quickly, from assistant to stylist, within just a few months. “At first I thought, ‘Well, if there’s enough formaldehyde