All eyes are on Lena Waithe, and it's not just for her genius as an actress, screenwriter, and producer. The 34-year-old is making headlines (once again) for her transformative haircut.
Thanks to hairstylist Lacy Redway, Laura Harrier’s transformative red carpet hair looks tell a rich story, with homages to five iconic black women.
“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.
The seemingly simple act took a lot of courage from the 21-year-old, who admits she straightens her hair daily.
The basketball star and I Promise School founder paid tribute to Beyoncé, Rihanna, Zendaya, and other black women who have landed top magazine covers this month.
Photographer and film/beauty director Tyren Redd is the genius behind Beyoncé Doll Life, an Instagram account that pays homage to Queen Bey's iconic style in doll form.
In the September 2018 issue of British Vogue, cover star Rihanna spoke to editor in chief Edward Enninful about her "thicc" body that's envied by other women.
“While the new regulations aren’t perfect (still no faux locs!), they do provide an expanded vision of what ‘professional’ can look like, including hair that looks like mine.”
U.K.-based influencer GiGi Beauty posted a "Transforming My Daughter Into Me!" makeup tutorial featuring her mini-me, Amelia, and the internet can't deal with their cuteness.
I wear a partial weave. That means part of the hair on my head is mine and the other part came from the scalp of some random woman in India.
Despite the fact that African-American women’s consumer preferences and brand affinities are reflected in marketing across most major U.S. industries, including food, fashion, and beauty, Black brides are practically non-existent on mainstream bridal magazines and websites. Since 2012, The Knot has featured two Black brides on the cover of its magazines, Brides has only featured five, and Martha Stewart Weddings has yet to do so at all. To understand how this came to be, wedding expert Bridgette Bartlett-Royall says it's important to look at history.
"They literally have everything," Williams told Yahoo Lifestyle. "Anything that says 'curls,' 'manage your curls,' 'proud of your curls,' I'm drawn to it."
Angela Bassett's healthy lifestyle and uplifting mindset have paid off and made her an inspiration for loving and living your best life at any age.
The "Orange Is the New Black" star doesn't just use her powerful platform for the perks of popularity but also to spread messages of body positivity — and her fans are totally here for it.
If you're one of Gabrielle Union's 10.2 million Instagram followers, then you've likely been following her on the #WadeWorldTour2018 — her lavish, postcard-pretty vacation with her husband Dwayne Wade. "Literally, probably about 10 girls I looked at had the same light skin, curly hair, tiny waist, butt, boobs — it was the same girl over and over again," she says.
"We have no problem giving money to those who think less of us because we HAD (pretense) no other option," according to entrepreneur and influencer Dana Chanel.
"I want to encourage people to think more about the anthropology of beauty instead of creating content without a deeper meaning," says Tinted founder Deepica Mutyala.