Ciara stuns in sheer black dress at the American Music Awards

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  Ciara was one of a few celebrities at the American Music Awards who instantly captured attention on the red carpet. The 30-year-old artist arrived wearing a sheer black dress. But while dropping jaws on the red carpet, Ciara was also keeping tabs on her boyfriend, Russell Wilson. Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks faced off… Read more »

7 illustrations redefining beauty standards

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“People should be able to be who they are,” according to singer, KeKe Wyatt. Beauty standards in the United States, for the most part, are pretty one-dimensional. Categorizing women’s bodies is an unfair way to examine what’s considered beautiful. Brazilian graphic designer, Carol Rossetti began posting several illustrations of multicultural women and their stories — she… Read more »

5 ways to treat alopecia

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Many men and women suffer the shock of Alopecia, hair loss, all alone and in silence. They alter their hairstyles to hide bald patches without finding cures for their condition. Here we’ve simplified the process by providing five hair options to promote hair regrowth. Try medication: Minoxidil is an FDA approved topical medication that can be… Read more »

Carol’s Daughter Pop-Up Store Essence Music Festival 2012

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Essence just wouldn’t be Essence without Lisa Price and Carol’s Daughter. We’ve watched the organic line of beauty products made in her kitchen become a household name. Many Big Easy visitors were introduced to products for the first time while in New Orleans for the annual Essence Music Festival. Once again, Carol’s Daughter will set… Read more »

Blue Ivy Carter Makes Photo Debut

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On Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, Beyoncé and Jay-Z shared with the world their first pictures of their beautiful baby girl Blue Ivy Carter.   The couple posted the photos a personal tumblr blog. The photos are accompanied by a note from the couple that reads: We welcome you to share in our joy. Thank you… Read more »