Dapper Dan Officially Announces His Newest Harlem-Themed GAP Collection

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Big Freedia’s Black Opal Collaboration Is All About Bounce

The artist collaborated with beauty brand, Black Opal, on a limited edition line of eyeshadow, lashes, and nails Read More


The Best Christmas Gifts For Teachers

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Steps Down As Chairman Of Revolt

While not involved in the day-to-day operations, Combs stepped down amid current allegations. Read More

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Thinking About An Open Relationship? An Expert On The Things You Need To Consider

Being in an open relationship can be a way to explore other connections while still maintaining a commitment to your… Read More


I Tried AviClear– The Original Laser For Long-Term Acne Treatment

An ESSENCE beauty writer details her personal treatment with AviClear. Read More


ICYMI: Must-See Celeb Beauty Looks From The Weekend

Celebrities gifted us with beautiful looks over the holiday weekend: from eye-grabbing lashes, full beat brows, pop nail art, and… Read More


Inside The World Of Urban-Farmer Turned Out Of Seam Founder Tajah Ellis

Ellis breaks down how she works with sustainable materials on her day-to-day as a designer. Read More