Pretty Brown Girl: Dr. Misee Harris

Dr. Misee Harris is a model, philanthropist, and nationally recognized leader in the realm of pediatric and sports dentistry as well as the realm of advocacy for children with developmental disabilities. Dr. Harris graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2006. She went on to attend the University Of Kentucky College…

Designer uses curvy Black women to model her clothes

A new American clothing brand is challenging the fashion industry’s negative views about beauty and appearance by only using plus-size women of color to model its designs. The label, Rum + Coke, was created by New York-based designer Courtney Smith, and despite being modeled by larger women, comes in every size from 2 to 22…

Skin Care Tips for Black Women

By Giovanni Sullivan Looking good always involves taking care of one’s skin. This doesn’t exempt those with a dark complexion, and for them, smooth and glowing skin can be obtained by adopting some skin care tips. Facial care activities, such as cleansing, moisturizing, and toning are very important to keep your skin glowing and looking…

Eye-Catching Makeup For Dark-Skinned Women

By Marie Sanchez You’ve probably noticed that makeup commercials and beauty and fashion magazines are invariably filled with light-skinned models. Therefore, the makeup choices and techniques that are usually published through those media work best for light-skinned people. If you’ve been looking for makeup advice that’s geared toward you and your gorgeous dark skin, then…

Are You Being Bullied About Your Hair? 

Do you feel as if you are being bullied about your hair choices? On one hand, there are Black women and girls who eschew dangerous chemical relaxers and instead rock their God-given afro-textured hair, and often experience bullying as a result. Husbands or boyfriends sometimes complain about natural afro-textured hair and even threaten to abandon…