[WATCH] My Skincare Routine for Combination Skin, Updated

  Seven steps. It seems like a lot, but the routine is peaceful and ingrained in my morning routine. The only thing is, I’ve switched up some of my products from what I was using before. The majority of my skincare depends heavily on my lifestyle and location. For example, when I was working in…

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Why Wouldn’t a Woman Dress Sexy After Giving Birth?

Honestly, the thought of “having” to change your innate fashion sense, the way you show up to the world on your terms, just because you have given birth seems a bit…dramatic. So when Chanta brought up the fact that she and her hubby at one point had that talk about what her style would be…

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[WATCH] Being Judged About My Diet as a Pregnant Black Woman

Chanta Patton is a hilarious friend of mine who let me into a few intimate moments during her first pregnancy. In this episode of the first #BBSeries, Black & Pregnant, she shares a story about a time where a few people around her, who were white, judged her eating habits, mostly because she kept her…

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I Just Knew Tracee Would Launch Her Own Line

I worked at L’Oreal from 2016-2017 as the community manager for the Dark and Lovely brand in their multi-culture beauty department (MCB). While there, I remember coming in on the heels of Tracee Ellis Ross’ ending contract with one of the company’s haircare brands for Black women, Amla. With Black-ish airing September 2014, it was…

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