The Best Red Carpet Looks At The 2023 BET Hip Hop Awards: Coi Leray, Flo Milli & More

Rap’s biggest stars showed up to the special ceremony in interesting and risky looks. Check out all the memorable outfits. Read More
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Product Of The Week: This Hydrating Shampoo Is The Only One I'll Use

An ESSENCE beauty writer talks about her hair care journey and why the KeraCare Hydrating Shampoo is her go-to. Read More


Jackie Hill Perry Talks Dealing With Boredom When Studying The Bible, Stewardship Vs. Balance As A Mother Of Four, And Her New Book

Perry’s latest work is a devotional that centers God in the hopes of helping readers hear from Him first, not… Read More


Kerry Washington Reveals Family Secrets In New Memoir

In ‘Thicker Than Water,’ the actress shares how she found out her dad wasn’t her biological father which sent her… Read More

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LeToya Luckett Believes That Her Next Husband Should Come Before Her Kids: ‘That’s The Biblical Order’

The entertainer sparked conversation on social media with a 2022 clip of her saying her future spouse will be prioritized… Read More


SkinStore’s Friends And Family Sale Includes Epic Discounts

Getty By Jennifer Ford · Updated October 4, 2023 Many of us enjoy watching GRWM videos on TikTok, where people… Read More


Issa Rae Named Creative Director Of 2024 American Black Film Festival

Rae will work closely with the organization to program the lineup for the festival’s 28th edition, which takes place June… Read More


ESSENCE Team: What’s In Your Cart?

Let’s dive into our shopaholic team’s dream closets. Read More