Category: Black Women

Black Travel Influencers to Follow on Instagram

The world is experiencing a major moment of social change right now in the fight against racial injustice, and many industries are realizing that there’s much more work to be done to amplify Black voices. Historically, the travel industry has been dominated by the perspectives of white males. In March 2018, National Geographic issued an

Having Black Friends Doesn’t Make You Antiracist — Do More

If you’ve ever said, “I’m not racist! I have Black friends,” you might need to rethink what it means to be a friend. As someone who’s been the token Black friend on multiple occasions, that phrase has always been problematic to me. It made me question a lot of my own friends for some time,

Black-Owned Swimwear Brands to Shop in 2020

If you’re on the hunt for a new swimsuit this summer, these Black-owned swimwear brands have you covered. Each one has its own unique aesthetic and a background story worth celebrating, all of which you’ll learn about ahead. From Andrea Iyamah’s artistic, statement-making bikinis to MissesBrie’s curve-flattering one-pieces, there’s something for everyone, no matter what

Best Swimsuits From Riot Swim | 2020

For swimwear that’s equal parts sexy and flattering, Riot Swim is about to be your favorite brand (if it isn’t already). Founded in 2016 by model Monti Landers, the swimsuits range from hight-waisted bikinis to ruched one-pieces that will make you feel 100-percent confident. The brand’s bestseller, the Echo, gives you legs for days and

Glossier Grant Initiative For Black-Owned Beauty Businesses

Amid the worldwide protests happening in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, many brands in the beauty industry have taken action. One brand at the forefront is Glossier, which announced on May 30 that it will be donating $1 million to organizations focused on combating racial injustice and grants for Black-owned beauty businesses. Now,

Black Therapists Need to Prioritize Their Mental Health

When it comes to the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the list of Black Americans who we can continue to name, licensed professional counselor Monica E. Jackson, PhD, told POPSUGAR that it brings up a feeling of trauma for the Black community, herself included. It’s a “legacy of trauma” that goes

Best Black Manicurists and Nail Artists to Follow

Nail artists don’t get enough appreciation in my opinion. Every season, we practically lose it over the creative and intricate designs that show up on award show red carpets and our social media feeds, but sometimes we forget about all the talented manicurists behind them. There are plenty of nail pros on social media that

Watch Chloe and Halle Sing Lauryn Hill, TLC, Aaliyah Mashup

Chloe x Halle are getting ready for the launch of their sophomore album, Ungodly Hour, by honoring a few of their musical heroes. The pair showed off their stunning vocals in a mashup performance of “Ex-Factor” by Lauryn Hill, “More Than a Woman” by Aaliyah, and “Creep” by TLC in an Instagram clip on Wednesday