The Importance of Dreadlock Maintenance

Dreadlocks have long been associated with Rastafarians. Later, the look was co-opted by white hippies and members of the grunge movement who thought it looked cool. Just because they are loosely associated with grunge and hippies doesn’t mean that they are low-maintenance and don’t require effort and care. To maintain your dreads and take care […]

Choker Necklaces: Loved by All Throughout History

If you were young in the 1990s, you know exactly what I mean when I talk about a choker necklace. I don’t have to tell you. For the rest of us, it’s a necklace that’s extraordinarily close fitting around the neck. While its most popular decade was definitely the ‘90s, the style has been around […]

What is the Body Positivity Movement?

The media, fashion, tabloids, advertising and a variety of other industries all pressure people, particularly women, into believing that they need to look a certain way. Everyone needs to be petite, with just the right amount of muscle to fit into and be flattered by the latest fashion trends. You’d better not look too old, […]

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The Best Ways to Rock a Middle Part

When discussing hair trends, usually it’s about cuts, styles and colors. But, the new look this year is easy to achieve–and if you don’t like it, easy to change. All over runways, models have been sporting middle parts and we are very into it. The face-softening side-parts have been the way to go for years […]

3 New Ways to Style An Old Standby

As much as I hate to admit it, it feels like autumn is already in the air. Sure, southern parts of the country will continue to experience beautifully warm weather, but the northern United States are only going to get a few more random hot days. Besides, Starbucks decided to roll out its beloved Pumpkin […]