Those Times Brown Women Did Blonde So Good

Whenever I heard the word blonde as a youth, images of long golden locks and flawless white skin would immediately flood my mind. Think Jayne Mansfield and Anna Nicole Smith. Today, my views are progressively changing as plenty of women of color are wearing and rocking (without shame) various shades of blonde. One common argument…

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This Black Brand Makes it Easy to Wash the Hair Under Your Weave

I wear a weave most of the time because I’m lazy and I don’t want to do my hair. But what I hate more than doing my real hair is washing my braided hair under my weaves. And most women who wear weaves or extensions hate washing their braided hair, too. That’s why the Black-owned…

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This Brown Girl Beauty Box Will Have You Set for the Holidays

WeAreOnyx’s December beauty box is lit. Really, there’s no other way to explain it. The monthly Brown beauty subscription service is serving up hair and makeup goodness with ALMA Legend and Cargo cosmetics in it’s biggest beauty box this year. For only $25, you’ll get $60 worth of full-size products from ALMA Legend like their Moisture…

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This is How You Take Out Your Weave and Store It

Now no one wants to spend a pretty penny on human hair extensions, only to realize that when it’s time for your next hair appointment, your extensions are a mess. That’s a no-no. Hair care is a big part of a woman’s life and everyone knows it’s important to take care of what it is…

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Do Cucumbers Really De-puff Your Eyes?

We like to keep things short and sweet here. Yes, they do help. According to Black skincare expert Jill Riley, cucumbers can help de-puff your eyes, but only “when they’re cold”. Here’s the deal: Cucumbers actually have a lot of antioxidants, including vitamin C. “Antioxidants works against the breakdown of the skin”, says Riley. So,…

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Do you have a “girly night”?

When I was in high school, I would use every Friday night to do my nails, facial, hair and watch TGIF (Thank Goodness It’s Friday). It was methodical and my friends knew that every Friday, I’d be heading home to have my girly night. I wasn’t going to the go-go, the skating rink or any…

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Making Your Lashes Look Fuller, Naturally

Gone seem to be the obsession with falsies (fake lashes) for the season. We didn’t see them anywhere on the runways, really. While they’ll always be a staple in glammed up gorgeousness, more women are opting to roll with lush, natural lashes and are therefore using products like Xlash in order to lengthen and thicken…

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