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BEAUTY TALK

Aesthetic Trauma: How Beauty Standards Are Passed Between Generations

Sometimes, those we love can be the causes of our biggest insecurities.

LIVING THROUGH IT

How the Pandemic Changed Everything About Our Lives

From our beauty routines to our approach to climate change, everything is different now.

Teen Vogue

Beauty Brands Are Already Diminishing Representation Efforts

Representation clout.

Survivor's Guide

Black Women With Breast Cancer Face a Unique Bias — Here’s How to Self-Advocate

Prejudice has long been baked into the medical field. For Black women, this implicit bias can be particularly deadly.

REPORT

Black Cheerleaders Are Calling for Change. Will the NFL Listen?

Former and current NFL cheerleaders reflect on why it's taking pro-cheerleading so long to become more inclusive.

LATINX BEAUTY

These Afro-Latinx Beauty Industry Players Are Battling Anti-Blackness

"Embracing that I'm Latina doesn't take away from my Blackness."

MEDICAL BIAS

Here's Why Black Women Have a Higher Risk of Uterine Fibroids

If you have these symptoms, talk to your doctor.

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Is This Finally the End of Skin Whitening?

The BLM movement set off a worldwide conversation about racism and colorism, and many beauty brands that have long marketed "whitening" products are quickly changing course.

NOPE

White Fragility & the Ruling Against Caster Semenya

"Her sex wasn't in question until she started winning."

BLACK LIVES MATTER

The Black Lives Matter Movement Will Change the Future of Tattooing

New momentum is bringing old conversations about race, tattooing, and the trouble with desaturated Instagram feeds back to the forefront.

THE FUTURE OF BEAUTY

The Future of Diversity in Video Games

From improved customization in The Sims 4 to Rockit's teeny-weeny Afro in Stacks on Stacks (on Stacks), the tides are finally changing.

BLACK LIVES MATTER

For Black Women, This Sudden Feeling of Validation Leaves Us Overwhelmed

On experiencing imposter syndrome the a wake of opportunities.

MENTAL HEALTH

6 Black Therapists on the Best Ways to Practice Self-Care Right Now

The fight against systemic racism will be a long one, and you need to take care of yourself.

IN THE CARDS

Why Ebony Butler Created the First Therapy Deck Specifically for Women of Color

“It asks empowering questions that are about giving you a voice and giving you agency.”

The Beauty Industry

Unilever to Rename Its “Fair & Lovely” Brand of Skin-Lightening Products

Popular in Asian markets, Fair & Lovely has faced growing pressure to discontinue its products.

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Johnson & Johnson Is Ceasing Production of Skin-Care Products Used for Skin Lightening in Asia and Middle East

The company announced that product lines from Neutrogena and Clean & Clear will no longer be available in Asia and the Middle East.

PLATFORM WITH PURPOSE

Dove Announces New Initiatives to Help Fight Discrimination and Systemic Racism

Committing at least 25 percent of its influencer budget to Black content creators is just one of several ways the brand is making a measurable difference.

GET TO WORK

6 Black Business Owners On How Brands Can Get Diversity Right

It's up to brands to walk the walk even after the hashtags stop trending.

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Photographer Peter DeVito Is Highlighting the Black Lives Matter Movement With a Moving New Portrait Project

The series, which features models with BLM messages on their faces, was shot entirely over FaceTime.

UNLOCKED AT LAST

Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up "Multicultural" Hair Products

The change comes after several complaints and a since-dropped lawsuit claiming racial discrimination.