Beauty Industry

Framing of Dove's 'Choose Beautiful' Campaign is a Farce

Dove is back with another ad that is supposedly centered around teaching women how to feel beautiful. Miriam Zoila Pérez calls B.S.

There's a Petition to Get Beyonce to Comb Blue Ivy's Hair

Why are we punishing a toddler?

Lupita Nyong'o Becomes Lancôme's First Black Spokesperson

It’s a major coup for a cosmetics giant in an industry that increasingly relies on the buying power of black women.

Wanna Touch a Black Woman's Hair? This Short Film Explores Why

‘You Can Touch My Hair’ is a documentary series and panel discussion that explores the fascination with natural hair.

Will Black Magazines Ever Share Their Covers With White Women?

On Monday actress Jada Pinkett Smith posted a mock-up issue of Essence Magazine with Charlize Theron on the cover to spark a conversation with her Facebook followers.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Woman Starts Native American Fashion Mag

Kelly Holmes says she founded “Native Max” magazine after getting tired of thumbing through issues of “Seventeen” or “Vogue” and not seeing models that looked like her.

More Asian Models at N.Y. Fashion Week, But the Industry Is Not Post Racial

The rise of Asian models at New York Fashion Week may not be as beautiful as it seems.