Category: Life Styles

Lack of Emotional Support for Women with Fibroids 1

Lack of Emotional Support for Women with Fibroids

Uterine fibroids, or noncancerous tumors that grow on or in the uterine wall, affect a large percentage of African American women who are over the age of 45. They can lead to uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating symptoms, but they can also cause great stress in a relationship. Many experts believe that the incidence of fibroids […]

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U.S. vs. The World: Paid Parental Leave 3

U.S. vs. The World: Paid Parental Leave

When Australia passed a parental leave law in 2010, it left the U.S. as the only industrialized nation not to mandate paid leave for mothers of newborns. Most of the rest of the world has paid maternity leave policies, too; Lesotho, Swaziland and Papua New Guinea are the only other countries that do not. Many countries give new […]

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6 Amazing Beauty Tips Using Baking Soda 4

6 Amazing Beauty Tips Using Baking Soda

  Baking soda is inexpensive, non- toxic and probably in your kitchen right now. Besides it’s uses in the kitchen, did you know it is a beauty product, too? Here is a list of 6 ways to use baking soda as a personal care product: Use baking soda as a face scrub. Mix 1 tablespoon […]

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4 Advantages of Remy Hair Weave 5

4 Advantages of Remy Hair Weave

It is a commonly known fact that tops models and celebrities have always used hair weaves and extensions to enhance their crowning glory. Back then, it was a hush-hush affair, but the scenario is completely changed today. Today, even a common woman loves to try out Remy hair weave and are not afraid to experiment […]

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Creating A Luxury Bathroom: 5 Ways, From Big Budget To Easy Cosmetic Fixes 6

Creating A Luxury Bathroom: 5 Ways, From Big Budget To Easy Cosmetic Fixes

A bathroom is no longer just that space in your house where you take a bath. Over the years, it has become so much more than that. For many, it’s that special place in their home where everything from beauty and relaxation is achieved. It’s no wonder a lot of homeowners direct great attention toward […]

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Unilever To Acquire Sundial Brands, The Parent Company Of Shea Moisture 7

Unilever To Acquire Sundial Brands, The Parent Company Of Shea Moisture

  Unilever announced on Monday that it would acquire one of the largest black-owned personal care product companies, Sundial Brands. Sundial Brands is home to Shea Moisture, Nubian Heritage, Madame C.J. Walker and nyako. Sundial founder Richelieu Dennis will continue to lead business as CEO and executive chairman for the company, which he launched in […]

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5 Things I Learned at the 57th Nigerian Festival 8

5 Things I Learned at the 57th Nigerian Festival

Strong Family Ties I noticed a strong commitment for family in the Nigerian Culture. This was my first time in a while observing a fully six to seven member family all in accordance. It was refreshing to see a two parent family with all of their children ranging from the ages of 24 months to 10 […]

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5 Reasons to Quit Your Job Today: 9

5 Reasons to Quit Your Job Today:

Going to work everyday is a burden that the vast majority of us have to carry until retirement, but if you find a position or a company that you love, then work becomes much easier and bearable. It can be easy to become trapped in a routine that you do not enjoy, in a role […]

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Permant Hair Extenensions – What Makes Them So Popular? 10

Permant Hair Extenensions – What Makes Them So Popular?

When it comes to hair, all women can relate to them. Healthy and glossy hair top the list of every woman’s beauty list.  However, there are very few who are blessed with a lustrous crowning glory, and they still have to struggle to keep them looking healthy and shiny. Thankfully, now every woman can enjoy […]

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5 Common Workplace Grievances Faced by Women Everyday: 12

5 Common Workplace Grievances Faced by Women Everyday:

In 2017, it would be wrong to claim that women are completely at a disadvantage in society. More and more women are becoming CEOs, working the same positions as their male peers and have a voice within society. Although there are so many strong, influential female figures and society is becoming much more of an […]

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What Does Our Sleeping Position Tell About Us 13

What Does Our Sleeping Position Tell About Us

Many psychologists and scientists say that we can better know a person, or who we are, based on our usual sleeping position. Listed in here are some and most common of them. Check out and find out if these tell the truth about you. Sleeping on your back If you sleep on your back with […]

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The Size Of Cell Phones Are Too Damn Big 14

The Size Of Cell Phones Are Too Damn Big

Last night, a friend and I were out listening to live music, my friend saw me texting and said.  “Mark you need to upgrade your phone”. How many times have I heard that statement from friends and family members? We as black people love trying to keep up with the Joneses. Black people are more consumed with […]

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The Beauty Of Human Hair Wigs 15

The Beauty Of Human Hair Wigs

Human hair wigs are not just for those with scanty hair or women dealing with hair loss. Today, women with their own glossy mane still like to wear wigs for the simple reason to enjoy the styling versatility. All one need to do is find the right wig and give the exact look one wants […]

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Everything You Want To Know About Tape In Hair Extensions 20

Everything You Want To Know About Tape In Hair Extensions

Tape in hair extensions is the latest trend of hair extension on the market. Those thin tape wefts are roughly one inch wide and pre-taped hair wefts. Today, these hair extensions are the most in demand across the salons worldwide. This is because using the extensions means a 100% sage and natural method. There is […]

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5 of the Best Black Dating Sites 21

5 of the Best Black Dating Sites

When mentioning online dating, does it deserves a negative connotation? Based on my discussions with friends and associates, eyes begin to roll back and forth when this subject is brought up.  I am sure there have been a lot of positive and successful stories from online dating, but the high percentages of negative online dating […]

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8 Examples Of Thirsty Behavior On Social Media 23

8 Examples Of Thirsty Behavior On Social Media

Constantly Posting pictures daily for likes/attention- So called Instagram Models, you know who you are LOL. As well as everyday people, we can’t leave you out.   Posting pictures that leaves nothing to the imagination – Oh yeah, random pics of nothingness. Sometimes you just wanna ask why SMH. I assume boredom breeds attention.   Stalking […]

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Season of Political Disgrace, Is The Black Church Unresponsive? 25

Season of Political Disgrace, Is The Black Church Unresponsive?

The relentless pursuit of the black church to place political piracy over people is sublimely disgraceful towards the American Dream. As a black woman proudly named Salaam, I often get asked “are you Muslim” this in no way offends or bothers me. As I fly the friendly skies I am pulled to the side and given the […]

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NAACP issues first-ever travel advisory for The State Of Missouri 28

NAACP issues first-ever travel advisory for The State Of Missouri

NAACP officials say their recent travel advisory for Missouri is the first that the civil rights group has issued for any state. But the warning follows a recent trend of similar alerts issued by other groups for vulnerable people around the United States. The travel advisory, circulated in June by the Missouri NAACP and recently taken […]

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Everything you want to know about Virgin Brazilian Hair 29

Everything you want to know about Virgin Brazilian Hair

Virgin hair is that hair that has never been chemically treated, processed, permed or colored before. They are not actually from Brazil. The term Brazilian basically refers to the texture. They are smooth and shiny. They are very versatile which makes them so popular amongst women. This type of hair is natural which blends completely […]

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An Overview of Front Lace Wigs 30

An Overview of Front Lace Wigs

Front lace wigs are those wigs that are made with a sheer base which is made of lace. This base is attached in the front of the hairline of the wig that gives it a more natural look than a full lace wig which covers the entire head giving it an artificial look. These wigs […]

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Six Steps To A Luxurious Bedroom 31

Six Steps To A Luxurious Bedroom

Who doesn’t want his or her bedroom to be luxurious? This not just includes style but comfort as well. In this article, we will talk about the six steps you can follow to have a bedroom so extravagant and up to the mark. Have a look at the following points:  Low height furniture The furniture […]

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Are African Americans Open To Interventions For Their Love Ones 37

Are African Americans Open To Interventions For Their Love Ones

As an African American, I’ve often asked myself if we as a people believe in interventions for our love ones? Maybe we are afraid to confront our love ones? Do we fully understand the intervention process.  Are we doubting the effectiveness of interventions? I have witnessed more than a few times how family members and […]

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Move Your Chandelier and Living Room Furniture without Breakage 38

Move Your Chandelier and Living Room Furniture without Breakage

    Move Your Chandelier and Living Room Furniture without Breakage All of us know very well how critical and delicate moving a chandelier or any other lighting equipment can be. The chandelier is all glass and other fragile material, which is difficult to move without proper precautionary measures. If you need to move such […]

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5 Really Clever Home Improvement Hacks 39

5 Really Clever Home Improvement Hacks

Are you thinking of giving your house a makeover? Our friends at Find My Workspace have a few tips that they would like you to try out! Revamping and improving your home doesn’t really need to be immediately expensive. You can make your property look attractive for your own purposes or whether you want to […]

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