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Accessories inspired by Ethiopian children

The designers at Caven Etomi released a new line of hair accessories, and it is not something you would wear every day. The fruity and floral decorations may seem absolutely out of place, but wait until you know the whole story.

15 Uses For Toothpaste You Didn’t Know

We all use toothpaste, but it has some amazing properties that make it great for a lot more things other than just whitening our teeth. Read on to see 15 uses for toothpaste that are sure to make life easier.

Louboutin’s Nude Collection is extended to fit women of color

Remember “Nubian Skin”, the lingerie company which was the first brand to introduce their products in a wider range of “nude” colors in 2014? We have another good news for you!

A look inside Pharell’s new LA house

Pharrell Williams’ 7-million-plus house is a truly deserved home for a musical genius. A brief technical description goes something like this: a six bedroom house with a two-story guest house, an infinity pool and magical views of the city of Los Angeles. However, in this instance, a picture is worth...

Plus-size yoga teacher breaking stereotypes

Jessamyn Stanley from North Carolina is breaking the internet by challenging the conventional notions of what a trained yoga body looks like. “Fat Femme” (that’s how she calls herself on Tumblr page) looks fabulously flexible and fit and is a living proof that no matter what size you are, the most important thing is that you feel good and comfortable in your body.

Prison break

Orange is the new black, indeed. ESSENCE chose a whole Netflix hit series cast to grace the cover of its annual Body issue. Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Vicky Jeudy, Adrienne C. Moore and Samira Wiley shine in orange evening gowns, as they celebrate being “sexy at every size”.

Who’s Afraid of Ava DuVernay? A Groundbreaking Director and the Big Oscars Snub

In a cinematic world where white male film directors have traditionally ruled the roost since the Oscars began back in 1929, a relatively new girl on the block Ava DuVernay could be blazing a trail. And though falling just short of getting her maiden Best Director nod at this year’s Academy Awards, due on February 22 in Los Angeles, the 42-year-old still has her civil rights drama Selma nominated for the Best Picture.

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