Despite a zillion YouTube tutorials and growing acceptance of natural hair, there's still hunger for knowledge on the styling and care of our God-given strands. So when Tracee Ellis Ross approached ESSENCE about celebrating the curly locks on Black-ish, with costars Yara Shahidi (Zoey Johnson) and Marsai Martin (Diane Johnson), the response was an emphatic yes. And thanks to on-set stylists Araxi Lindsey and Tonya Cryer and the girls' moms, Keri Shahidi and Carol Martin, we learned a thing or two about tending our curly dos.
Want to get rid of the pooch under your belly button or an inch of fat on your inner thighs? What about back fat, love handles or even cankles? The technology is here for you to just take it all away.
The former fashion assistant now style celebs and designs shoes, talk about Black Girl Magic!
Fresh off the runway.
No makeup mishaps here!
Our standout influencers of 2015 are an eclectic mix of talent, confidence, grit and grace. ESSENCE's second Street Style Awards celebrates their vision and verve.
Travel Noire creator Zim Ugochukwu talks stepping out of comfort zones, travel apps and how Travel Noire came to be.
One of our fave designers dishes on the glam behind her Spring 2015 collection.
Sexy, cozy, cool! ESSENCE Beauty & Style Director Pamela Edwards Christiani gives her take on the trends—full-length knits, cutouts, color-block furs, midi hemlines, gray tones, over-the-knee boots and more. This covetable mix of wearable and inspirational fashion will wake up your wardrobe.