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Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard that little voice inside your head scream: “Oh my goodness I hate my legs!” “I wish my stomach…

Why is that we always want what we don’t have? Back in the days when I wore shoulder-length straight hair, I wanted curly hair–a looser…

The question is not so much whether white is acceptable to wear in the winter, but rather, how can it be done tastefully.

If your wondering how to style you hair for an upcoming holiday party, but don't do well with time management, this 'do is for you!

How can you keep an au naturale face but still stand out? Here's how!

Gleaming hair is a sign of youth and vitality, so when a woman has lackluster hair—it ages her. Pollution, harsh chemicals, and heat styling can all turn hair dull, but a few extra steps will ensure your head shines.

Steamy temperatures can mean oily skin. “The combination of greater humidity and the fact that you’re sweating more can exacerbate oil production, resulting in increased shine,” says dermatologist Ranella Hirsch to Allure. So here’s how to stay cool & fight the shine! Gel for a while “Stop using the heavier cream cleansers that you benefit […]

Crop tops (or boxy tops) can seem a bit tricky to wear at first, but FabSugar has come up with a few easy, super-chic ways to blend this piece in seamlessly with the rest of your wardrobe. Do pair your boxy tee with a pencil skirt. The slimness of the skirt will balance out the […]

Plus-size women often complain that they can’t find the perfect pants, ones that don’t go overboard in giving extra room in the seat, thighs and waistline. More times than not, the women will opt for dresses and skirts because they’re easy. But here are 4 of the best pants for curvier women! Wide-leg trousers. A […]

Wearing blush for Black women can be a daunting task, considering that almost any wrong swipe can make our makeup look clown-like, or just plain unnatural. But there’s a time, place, and way to wear blush correctly. Just read the tips below from Allure. 1. FIND THE RIGHT FORMULA For normal to dry skin: Try […]

Stripes have dominated the racks this summer, so it’s no understatement that they’re starting get a little trite. But, that doesn’t mean that something fresh isn’t on the horizon. Refinery29’s got some ideas on how to shop for stripes without falling back on nautical themes. All Cut Up—Patchwork stripes add movement and take normally stuffy […]

Wondering how to prevent and treat stubborn breakouts – for good? Essence rounded up the best dermatologists and aestheticians to find out. Read their very own words below! Scrub-a-Dub “Frequent washing irritates skin,” says dermatologist Dr. Kenneth Beer. He recommends cleansing twice daily with a salicylic acid cleanser like Neutrogena Acne Wash ($6.39, drugstore.com). Banish […]