Tracee Ellis Ross (Pattern Beauty) Two decades ago Tracee Ellis Ross was in transition. On the heels of the end of the final season of the hit sitcom Girlfriends, she was ready for something new. Blessed with a set of curls that had become hair inspiration for thousands of women of color, a dream began to form: natural haircare for us, by us.
theGrio Johnny Wright is back with another installment of Black Glam and this time, he is sitting down with celebrity makeup artist, Rebekah Aladdin, to find out all about how she keeps Black Hollywood looking fab. Her long list of clients includes Lena Waithe, Winnie Harlow, and Kiki Layne among others. The gorgeous guru who happens to have a twin sister keeps some of the most famous faces in Tinseltown looking flawless, but she didn’t set out on the path she wound up on.
Paper Magazine has placed a Black, transgender, disabled model on its cover for the first time. Aaron Philip who made headlines after landing an Elite Model Management contract in September 2018 is striking a pose on one of seven Paper mag covers honoring the LGBTQ community during Pride month. READ MORE: Serena Williams lands coveted cover of Wheaties box, and it’s about time The 18-year-old was born with cerebral palsy but that hasn’t stopped her from slaying and using her disability to beat the odds and break barriers, CNN reports. me for @papermagazine ? #paperpride my first major cover. shot by my love Myles Loftin (@goldenpolaroid)
Rihanna is here for the curvy girls as evidenced by her body positive mannequins displayed at a Fenty clothing pop-up shop at The Webster in NYC. —New Nike ‘Dream Crazier’ campaign features full-figured Alabama State University dancers in body positive campaign— The 31-year-old singer and beauty mogul is used to breaking boundaries. Now she’s made sure her designs are not only inclusive for women on the fluffier side, but her mannequins are also being applauded for being curvier than usually seen in department stores by including stomach pouches and love handles, PEOPLE reports. And fans couldn’t be happier sharing their enthusiasm for the move on social media.
(Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images for BET) The 2019 BET Awards are going down in Los Angeles and the best and brightest Black stars hit the blue carpet in their Sunday best ahead of the annual affair. Regina Hall will host the big event that’s set to honor Cardi B, Mary J. Blige, and the late Nipsey Hussle among others. Taraji P. Henson, Lena Waithe, Morris Chestnut, Yara Shahidi, and Marsai Martin are among the presenters set to hit the stage and performers include DJ Khaled, Migos, H.E.R.
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images For dcp) Just months after she announced that she was opening a theme parkTyra Banks has now revealed that she’s also executive producing and and planning to star in a new docu-series entitled Beauty. According toGlamour, the mini series is slated to be featured on a new entertainment app called Quibi, which launches in spring of 2020.
Kimora Lee Simmons attends JustFab.com Los Angeles flagship store debut at Glendale Galleria on September 14, 2013 in Glendale, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for JustFab) The Baby Phat streetwear clothing line is being relaunched later this year in collaboration with Forever 21.