“I can’t sit here as the first Muslim woman to represent the United States at the Olympic Games and be numb on these issues that directly affect me,” Ibtihaj Muhammad told Yahoo Lifestyle.
“ American Beauty ” is a new series in which Yahoo Lifestyle takes a virtual cross-country journey to discover what beauty means — reimagining the American flag through the diverse group of faces that make up the United States of America. For our first installment, we’re focusing on Muslim-American
Everyone is beautiful, whether you're tall, short, black, white, fresh-faced or acne-prone. And these models are showing us that beauty belongs to everyone.
Now more than ever, women are reclaiming their power and the power that has long been given to their hair. In lieu of long, flowy tresses, we see more short, cropped, or buzzed looks.
While you may not think a serum is a necessity, you'll thank yourself once you see the difference, especially in the cold-weather months when dry, winter air tends to suck the moisture out of skin.
For models of color, these online communities not only promote and engage their work but can also speed up the process of landing that dream opportunity or job.
In case you didn’t know, April 4 is National Equal Pay Day. Gender equality has always been a hot topic, including for celebrities. Fueling the fire is this statistic: As recently as 2015, women earned 83% of what men earned, according to a Pew Research Center analysis.
David Yi founded a men’s beauty and grooming site called Very Good Light. Yahoo’s Diversity in Beauty Awards (the DIBs) highlight and celebrate personalities, brands, and products that embody inclusiveness and innovation. Here, DIBs judge David Yi discusses how his men’s beauty and grooming site blurs
One of the main issues Ni'Kita Wilson tackles with her work is the improper practices of skin care, predominantly among women and men of color.
Yahoo’s Diversity in Beauty Awards (the DIBs) highlights and celebrates personalities, brands, and products that embody inclusiveness and innovation. Here, we spotlight DIBs judge and YouTuber Jackie Aina.
The spawn of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet has forged a successful career as a model and actress, but she says she still has to deal with racial stereotyping.
Sesame Street has long been an advocate for diversity and inclusion. This week, the children’s show introduced its newest Muppet, Julia, a 4-year-old girl with autism, created to raise awareness and redefine perceptions of those with the disability. Judging by the viral response on social media to her
Lupita Nyong’o sure knows how to throw a party. The style icon partied it up this past weekend for her 34th birthday, co-hosting a soiree with actress (and co-star in the upcoming Black Panther film) Danai Gurira. The theme of the party was Coming to America, the classic 1988 comedy that starred Eddie
The Grammy-winning singer and husband Jay-Z brought their daughter, Blue Ivy, out to the premiere of the live-action remake of the Disney classic, set to officially release on March 17. To commemorate the night, Beyoncé, pregnant with twins, posted family snapshots to her website.
Walker is a makeup artist. Mikala Walker is not here for the haters. The 18-year-old self-taught makeup artist has garnered a large following on social media, with 84,000 on Twitter and 48,000 on Instagram, respectively.
Gabrielle Union has given us a sneak peek into her new hair product line. The “Being Mary Jane” star partnered with Flawless on the line, which debuted March 1. The collection offers a several shampoos and conditioners, a hair mask, a blow-dry cream, a hair protection spray, a shine spray, an oil treatment
From Amelia Earhart's boyish crop to Amy Winehouse's exaggerated cat-eye liner, each one of these women had a look of their own, proving that you can be both powerful and pretty.
After Michael Moore appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” and suggested someone like Oprah Winfrey run for president back in November, the world’s been buzzing about getting the philanthropist on the Democratic ticket.
Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards was a major night for the cast and crew of Moonlight. Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor, writer-director Barry Jenkins and co-writer Tarell Alvin McCraney won Best Adapted Screenplay, and, in that crazy moment, the film won Best Picture. The wins were historic as
Emma Stone’s skin is always flawless. If you don’t believe in the power of a facial, you’ve never met Georgia Louise. With a celebrity clientele that boasts big Hollywood names such as Emma Stone, Isabelle Huppert, and Amy Schumer, Louise’s services are in high demand.
For eight years, legendary stage and film actress Alfre Woodard has hosted her annual “Oscar’s Sistahs Soiree,” a star-studded event held the week before the Oscars that honors and celebrates “African American and Latina [women] who have been nominated for the Oscar in the acting category, and, we
One of the models who caught our attention this season was Kelly Gervais, a 5-foot-8-inch New Jersey native. She not only walked in six shows (including Pyer Moss), but also did so while sporting an Afro. “I started modeling when I was about 13 years old, though I didn’t start professionally [until]
Paris Jackson has definitely been coming into her own lately. Not only is she outspoken about thorny parts of her personal history or sticking up for her father’s legacy, but her front-row appearance at the Givenchy men’s show in Paris last month got folks talking, she made a show-stopping red carpet