You Have Taught Me

When I wrote The Definition of Natural last week, I knew it would be a controversial post. 46 of you and counting offered your perspective, and I learned quite a bit from the discussion. After a while, there were so many comments I didn’t know who to respond to first. So here’s what you guys […]

Afrobella of the Week- Dr. Loretta Long

All this talk about the definition of natural hair got me thinking about my own hair journey. I thought way back to my childhood, before I got my hair straightened for the first time. That brought back memories of my very first hair idols. When I was six, I wanted to be Diana Ross as […]

Comfortably Numb

A few weeks ago, an online store by the name of Buy sent me a sample package of some of their products. The basket was chock-full of stuff, some of which tackled beauty issues I don’t have. So the lip plumper and eye cream, I passed along to some of my equally analytical beauty […]

Bad-Ass Breakup Jams

So everybody’s rocking to Beyonce’s Irreplaceable. It’s an insanely catchy song, and I love anything that comes pre-packaged with a dance. You can find me grooving “to the left, to the left” most mornings on my commute to work. There’s nothing like a classic breakup anthem to bring a woman’s sass to the forefront. It’s […]