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Past articles by Teryn:

Walmart Is Being Accused of Only Locking up Black Hair Products Again

Long Island shopper Patricia Fulford had a Facebook post go viral after her local Walmart kept hair products for people of color locked behind a case. → Read More

Glossier Just Made Its Shade Range Way More Inclusive for Women of Color

The brand announced that it's doubling the number of shades of Skin Tint and Stretch Concealer—and it's even changing its naming system. → Read More

Michelle Obama Just Wore Her Natural Curls, and It’s Giving Me Life

Michelle Obama wore her natural curls on the cover of 'Essence,' and people are celebrating how stunning they are. → Read More

White Influencers Appearing Black Is the Instagram Trend No One Asked For

Many are denying they're pretending to be black, but it's hard to get past the photos. → Read More

Jeffree Star Responds to Cultural Appropriation Claims After Wearing Cornrows

Beauty vlogger Jeffree Star is being called out for appropriating black culture after wearing feed-in braids to his holiday shoot. → Read More

5 Beauty Vloggers Who Were Called Out for Making Racist Comments

From Jeffree Star to Laura Lee, several beauty vloggers are coming under fire for racist comments made in the past, whether on social media or in private text messages. We rounded up every bigoted comment and subsequent apology, here. → Read More

Jackie Aina Just Called Jeffree Star Out for His "Racist Behavior"

Beauty Blogger Jeffree Star has been called out by Jackie Aina and his former hairstylist for racist behavior. → Read More

This Reporter Had the Best Response to a Complaint That Her Hair Wasn't 'Normal'

WBBJ TV meteorologist Corallys Ortiz received a voicemail from a viewer that her natural hair "didn't look good." So she wrote a powerful response back. → Read More

What It's Like to Shave Your Head and Go Natural When Everyone Says You Shouldn't

In this op-ed, writer Teryn Payne explores what it's like to embrace your natural hair when everyone says you shouldn't. The Netflix movie 'Nappily Ever After,' released today, celebrates the courage it takes to love our hair the way it grows out of our scalps. → Read More

One Year Later, This Is the Real Effect Fenty Has Had on the Beauty Industry

Makeup brands are carrying a wider range of shades than ever before, thanks to Fenty Beauty. But how much has inclusivity in the industry really improved? → Read More

How Makeup for Melanin Girls Is Making Instagram Beauty More Inclusive

Founder Tomi Gbeleyi sn't just making beauty products for women of color. She's listening to them. → Read More

Beauty Vlogger Laura Lee Apologizes for Racist and Fat-Shaming Tweets in Viral Video

She's lost brand deals and hundreds of followers since the posts surfaced. → Read More

Sephora Is Making It Even Easier to Get Extra Reward Points and Deals

Sephora just announced that it's updated its Beauty Insider program, so you can score even more Sephora deals and free samples. → Read More

People Are Accusing Becca Cosmetics of Using Blackface to Make a Model’s Arm Appear Darker

Social media users are accusing beauty brand Becca Cosmetics of using blackface to digitally alter a model's skin tone in foundation swatch images. → Read More

Having Big Lips Was a Choice for Kylie Jenner—but Not for Me

Reminder: Big lips are not 'out' just because Kylie Jenner dissolved her lip injections. For women of color, having big lips isn't 'trendy'—it's how we're born. → Read More

30 Fourth of July Nail Ideas That Aren't Painfully Cheesy

The best 4th of July nail art designs and polish ideas you'll want to wear to celebrate the holiday. Click for the cutest Fourth of July nail ideas for 2018. → Read More

Kim Kardashian Responds to the Backlash Over Her Cornrows

Following her appearance at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, Kim Kardashian shared why she decided to wear Fulani braids on the red carpet. → Read More

Kim Kardashian Wore Cornrows Again, and Black Women Aren't Having It

Kim Kardashian showed up to the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards wearing cornrows despite criticism she's received in the past for calling them "Bo Derek braids." → Read More

There's a Hidden Message Behind Sam's Hair in 'Dear White People' This Season

Celebrity hairstylist Dontay Savoy who worked as Dear White People's head hairstylist shares the meaning behind the hair looks in season 2. → Read More

Black Girl Animators Collective Aims to Make Animation More Inclusive

Meet Taylor Shaw, founder of Black Girl Animators Collective, and find out more about her goals with the organization. → Read More