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Changing Standards for Women in Politics

The actions of women in politics that shatter glass expectations molded from patriarchal ideals. A commonly cited quote in political science classrooms or conversations surrounding women in government nationwide is that “women on average need to be asked at least seven times before they consider even running for office while...

REVIEW: Bubbly Belle

The company rethinking bath bombs Self care is one of the most rewarding and important things you can do for yourself: it keeps your mind and body happy and healthy. In America, we live in a culture that fetishizes sleep deprivation, overworking, and being stressed 24/7. Despite this “trend” of...

Underrated TikTokers Who Are All About Self Love

Some Positive TikTok Content Elements of social media have been known to be toxic, such as the constant editing, the filters and the posing. Everything you deem as an imperfection can be erased by tapping a button on a screen.  As a society, we post these edited pictures and see them...

Demi Lovato and the Beauty in Healing

How Lovato’s New Album & Docuseries Shows That She’s Back and Stronger Than Ever Demi Lovato is sharing the beauty of healing.  The former Disney star has always been candid about her struggles with mental health, addiction, and eating disorders, but her latest projects take her honesty to a new...

Black Girl Approved Skincare Brands

PRODUCTS THAT ARE FOR US, BY US Summer is quickly approaching, ladies! That means that it’s time to get your skincare routines together to ensure fresh, hydrated and radiant skin. With that being said, we Black women have a much harder time finding skincare products that work with our skin...

Does Makeup Equate to Beauty?

BEAUTY IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER It seems like everywhere we look, people are wearing makeup. Everyone from Hollywood stars to the baristas at your local coffee joint can be seen wearing it. There are thousands of beauty products out there and even more possibilities of what to...

The Sensitive Skin Care User Guide

HOW TO STAY AWAY FROM SKIN REACTIONS In seventh grade, I discovered that I was allergic to benzoyl peroxide — the most common ingredient in acne washes. Benzoyl peroxide is utilized in acne treatment products as it unclogs skin pores and stops bacteria from growing from within.  According to the University...

Beauty Standards: East vs. West

Culture shapes our beliefs and perceptions. Beauty standards, for instance, are not universal. What is perceived as beautiful in America might look strange in Africa, because the concept of beauty is subjective.  In Eastern culture, women rely on the so-called 'no makeup' makeup look.  A simple style is preferable.  It's very...

I’ve Been Makeup Free for Six Years – Here’s What I’ve Learned

AN EXPOSE ON LIVING WITHOUT MAKEUP In sixth grade, I started experimenting with makeup. More accurately, I began caking my face with makeup—really, really bad makeup. I had fun trying new eyeshadows and liners, shopping for new lipsticks and attempting to perfect concealer and foundation. For six years, I thought that...

TRINITY WHITESIDE MAY COVER

TRINITY WHITESIDE We had the pleasure of not only having the one and only Mr. Trinity Whiteside on our May cover but we were excited to have a one on one with him so all of you can get to know the man behind our May cover!!! Latoya: We’re definitely excited to...