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9 Female Makeup Artists You Should Be Following In 2020

For decades, the way we wore our makeup and the products we used were dictated by white men. The Eurocentric male gaze informed the look and feel of ad campaigns, beauty aisles, and Fashion Week backstages. Now, women are taking the lead and redefining the industry, one A-list celebrity client at a time.For International Women's…
The 13 Most Influential Female Hairstylists Right Now

The 13 Most Influential Female Hairstylists Right Now

Needless to say, our work isn't over yet, but more female artists are finally getting their long overdue recognition through years of practice, creativity, and, of course, good old-fashioned hustle. In honor of International Women's Day, scroll through the gallery ahead, where you'll find 13 new female hairdressers who are rising to the top of…
A female Saudi rapper is facing possible arrest over her “Mecca Girl” music video

A female Saudi rapper is facing possible arrest over her “Mecca Girl” music video

A Saudi Arabian rapper is facing possible arrest for the ultimate crime: having pride in being a woman of color from Mecca, one of the most sacred places in the world for Muslims. The rapper, who goes by the name Asayel Slay, uploaded a video to her YouTube channel last week of her performing a…
Young female activists like Greta Thunberg have the world’s attention

Young female activists like Greta Thunberg have the world’s attention

Climate activist Greta Thunberg just became Time magazine’s youngest-ever Person of the Year, at just 16 years old. “For decades, researchers and activists have struggled to get world leaders to take the climate threat seriously,” Charlotte Alter, Suyin Haynes, and Justin Worland wrote in Time’s cover story announcing the Swedish activist’s selection. “But this year,…
Simone Biles is the greatest female gymnast ever

Simone Biles is the greatest female gymnast ever

With (another) world-title win to her name Thursday in Stuttgart, Germany, Simone Biles is now the winningest female gymnast at the World Championship level in history. If she wins another medal at the World Championships — individual events will take place this weekend — she will tie the record for the most world-title medals won…
Why Are We So Obsessed With Female Killers?

Why Are We So Obsessed With Female Killers?

“We have a culture that has always celebrated male violence, particularly vigilante violence,” says Soraya Chemaly, author of Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger. “A lot of our superhero stories are vigilante stories and they glorify that phenomenal, explosive, violent power, but in fact, when women in real life act that way in…
The Inherent Sisterhood Of Black Female Friendship

The Inherent Sisterhood Of Black Female Friendship

“I do think that sometimes it feels like you have to do a lot, and I think, as Black women, we do that disproportionately because we pour so much of ourselves into people,” she says. “Friendships are like a rollercoaster — they can have high highs and they can have low lows — but you…
Rihanna Is Officially The World’s Richest Female Musician

Rihanna Is Officially The World’s Richest Female Musician

Fenty Beauty, which is co-owned by Rihanna and French luxury conglomerate LVMH, reportedly earned $100 million in sales just in its first few weeks and $570 million last year. And according to Forbes, Rihanna owns about 15% of its $3 billion worth. The brand debuted in 2017 with an unprecedented 40-shade foundation range, subsequently launching…
The Real Reason America Has Never Had A Female President

The Real Reason America Has Never Had A Female President

Why are some voters choosing Buttigieg over a policy heavyweight who has brought more exciting and well thought-out ideas to the table than any candidate so far? Like the senator from Massachusetts, he's a capitalist who wants to tax the rich and get big money out of politics. Like Warren, he's also open to abolishing…
Why This 100-Year-Old Sneaker Is Still A Symbol Of Female Empowerment 

Why This 100-Year-Old Sneaker Is Still A Symbol Of Female Empowerment 

Just as the Champion stands for female empowerment, Keds has stayed committed to the same mission by creating a community of women via brand partners, collaborators, and an all-female leadership team. That's why this Women's History Month, we're proud to present the Champion in timeless white and springy lavender, joined by a few more favorites…

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