Muofhe Manavhela created the ‘Beauty With A Flaw’ movement in 2016. Muofhe Manavhela is a 17-year-old student in Johannesburg, South Africa who is determined to change the way youth in her country perceive body image and flaws. The young woman created a movement called Beauty With A Flaw in October 2016, which revolves around profiling different men and women who struggle with body image insecurities.
With its lipstick line, Mented Cosmetics filled a gap in makeup for women of color. Now the company has launched a polish line that fills another void.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says that 1 in 6 people who married in 2015 wed someone of a difference race or ethnicity, the highest proportion in American history.
Model and "melanin goddess" Khoudia Diop is one of the stars of the Colored Girl's latest campaign, called Blend In Stand Out.
Brianna is one of the social media stars who have been breaking barriers and encouraging others to honor their unique features.
L’Oréal’s new campaign for its Voluminous Mascara line features accomplished, iconic, diverse, gorgeous women.
Michaela Coel portrays 24-year-old salesclerk Tracey Gordon on Chewing Gum, a British comedy series on Netflix. The British comedy stars Michaela Coel, who portrays Tracey Gordon, a 24-year-old salesclerk.
A photo from a project highlighting the beauty of black skin is rubbing some people the wrong way on social media. The image in question from One, a series by Isaac West featuring stunning models in colorful underwear set behind brightly colored backdrops, places the most light-skinned woman front and center. In response, West, a student and fashion designer in Minnesota, says to Yahoo Beauty that “as black people, we have something very unique about us — our skin tone.
Brooklyn-based beauty influencer Tameeca Dieujuste, better known as Khloe Dosh, recognizes that beauty is within the eye of the beholder. So she tapped Carlene John, a model with vitiligo, to star in one of her Instagram makeup tutorial videos.
Yahoo’s Diversity in Beauty Awards (the DIBs) highlights and celebrates personalities, brands, and products that embody inclusiveness and innovation. Here, DIBs Model Activist winner Leomie Anderson opens up to Yahoo Beauty Director Dana Oliver about the harsh realities of being a minority in the fashion world and creating a “safe space” online for young, female voices.
Makeup artist and photographer Robin Black’s blog Beauty is Boring proves that there is no one face of beauty. Yahoo’s Diversity in Beauty Awards (The DIBs) highlights and celebrates personalities, brands, and products that embody inclusiveness and innovation.
Celebrity makeup artist AJ Crimson is a pioneer in cosmetics for women of color. Yahoo’s Diversity in Beauty Awards (The DIBs) highlights and celebrates personalities, brands, and products that embody inclusiveness and innovation. Here, we put a spotlight on DIBs judge and makeup artist AJ Crimson.
Dove has been at the forefront of the body positivity movement for years, and on March 3, the brand recommitted to instilling confidence in women in a new and tangible way.
Make Up For Ever is the latest brand to launch a campaign centered on acceptance and inclusivity with their new “Blend In. ⚡️⚡️⚡️ SO excited to announce our NEW #blendinstandout campaign ⚡️⚡️⚡️ BLEND IN with our diverse shade range of high-performance complexion products and STAND OUT with the confidence to be fearlessly you! This unique group of individuals truly pushes boundaries and celebrates individuality! Repost, comment, & ???? The brand paired makeup artists Renny Vasquez and Priscilla Ono with six influencers and asked each to choose a personal cause.
Are fashion week runways really becoming more diverse? Despite a Feb. 23 report showing that diversity at New York Fashion Week has been on the rise in recent years, that doesn’t mean it’s even close to where it should be. Neal Farinah, Beyoncé’s go-to hairstylist, isn’t at all impressed with how far the fashion industry has come.
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] I was about 15,” Gervais told Yahoo Beauty.
In an interview with E! News, Teigen recently spoke at length about the lack of diversity in the fashion biz. It isn't the first time Teigen has been vocal about fashion's lack of diversity. In the past, both she and her hubby John Legend have called out people and institutions for blatantly ignoring marginalized groups.
Kate Upton landed the cover of Sports Illustrated’s 2017 swimsuit issue. Thursday evening, Sports Illustrated gathered a number of editors, media outlets, publicists, SI fans, and of course, the insanely beautiful models who grace the glossy pages of the magazine for a red carpet affair celebrating the 2017 swimsuit issue. The latest issue, which has already generated a lot of buzz, features everyone from cover star Kate Upton and model Nina Agdal to rookies such as Hunter McGrady and Danielle Harrington.
Tracy Reese debuted her Fall 2017 collection with a mission of designing clothing that makes all women feel their best. But before the models got into place at the posh presentation, Yahoo Beauty went backstage to see why Reese’s Fashion Week makeup is perfect for women of all shades.
The Nigerian-American actress, 33, is also a beauty and body-positive advocate, and is set to star in a new ad that highlights the evolution of black beauty in Hollywood. On Feb. 11, in collaboration with Procter & Gamble’s “My Black Is Beautiful” initiative, an ad starring Orji will launch, according to Madame Noire. The spot will air during the NAACP Image Awards, for which Orji has also been nominated.
You probably won’t hear black models besides Iman and Naomi Campbell get name-dropped when the discussion of supermodels arise. But in spite of fashion’s whitewashing of runways, ads, and magazines, there have been several other women of color, including Donyale Luna, Joyce Walker, and Darine Stern, who have accomplished heroic feats in the industry.