"One can blame white supremacy or colonization for the mental conditioning Blacks have endured, but finally in the African diaspora’s fashion industry, a change has come. Adama Ndiaye, founder of Senegal’s Dakar Fashion Week, has put her foot down on beauty practices used by the models who participated in Dakar Fashion Week this year. Many women in…Continue
Added by Safety Pins on July 26, 2013 at 4:26pm — No Comments
It's summertime in the city, and it's time to express yo'self! Peel off the layers, and layer on the style. Check out the summer trends in NYC from AFROPUNK photographer Antonio Griffith aka @aagdolla from AAGDOLLA Photography.
By: Antonio Griffith/ @aggdolla, AFROPUNK…Continue
Added by Safety Pins on July 25, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
When I transitioned from the shimmery lip-gloss (back when lip gloss was poppin’) to picking out a lipstick color—the transition was a bit of a challenge. I wasn’t sure if I should go matte or glossy, dark or light blah blah blah. As a black girl with a darker complexion, I knew the Barbie pink lipstick that worked for Nicki Minaj would most…Continue