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Natural disasters are increasing. The world’s poorest are left to fend for themselves.

Natural disasters are increasing. The world’s poorest are left to fend for themselves.

More than 100 disasters — many of which were climate- and weather-related — have affected more than 50 million people around the world since March, when the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. And though the money needed to protect against these disasters in the countries at risk exists, it’s not getting…
Natural Hair Discrimination Is Now Officially Illegal In Colorado

Natural Hair Discrimination Is Now Officially Illegal In Colorado

Colorado now joins New York, California, Washington, Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey in passing the CROWN Act. Currently, seven additional states have pre-filed the act, but not yet passed it. And a staggering 17 states filed the CROWN Act, but did not pass it.
Natural Allergy Remedies That Really Work

Natural Allergy Remedies That Really Work

A compound found in green tea, called methylated epigallocatechin gallate, blocks a key cell receptor involved in producing an allergic response, according to 2002 research published in American Chemical Study. "Green tea appears to be a promising source for effective anti-allergenic agents," Hirofumi Tachibana, the study's chief investigator and an associate professor of chemistry at…
Add These Natural, Organic Lubes To Your Bedside Table

Add These Natural, Organic Lubes To Your Bedside Table

A quick primer on responsible lubricant use: Water-based lubes are generally safe to use with toys and condoms or dental dams. Many natural lubes, however, are oil-based, which means they break down latex condoms. Other use aloe vera, which contains naturally-occurring latex that might irritate those with a latex allergy. To be safe and avoid…
I Quit Retinol For The New “Natural” Alternatives — & My Skin Is Glowing

I Quit Retinol For The New “Natural” Alternatives — & My Skin Is Glowing

Back then, unless prescribed, it was tough to get effective retinol products, so I'd scour the internet — a real low point was paying a hefty £40 customs bill for a retinoid cream I'd ordered from the US. In my pursuit of an unfurrowed brow, I’ve also experienced retinol’s unpleasant side effects: dry, sore, flaky…
Is This Popular “Natural” Ingredient Actually Hurting Your Skin?

Is This Popular “Natural” Ingredient Actually Hurting Your Skin?

Fast forward a few thousand years, give or take, and lavender is everywhere: in aromatherapy, in cleaning supplies, in medicine cabinets, in your store-bought Herbs de Provence, in fragrant sachets you can stash in your underwear drawer, on the Hadid family's farm in Pennsylvania, and, perhaps most of all, in beauty products. Lavender is the…
8 Deep Conditioners That Are Like CPR For Natural Hair

8 Deep Conditioners That Are Like CPR For Natural Hair

Sometimes our hair stresses us out. From 8-hour wash days to puffy twist-outs, we're often pulling out our hair in aggravation (literally, there's a handful of hair in the comb after every rushed detangling session). But did you ever think that maybe you're stressing your hair out, too? Between regular color appointments, the occasional silk…
11 Stunning Natural Hair Moments From Paris Fashion Week

11 Stunning Natural Hair Moments From Paris Fashion Week

In Paris, showgoers continued to represent the range of Black hair with stunning looks. Curly Afros were in rotation, while braids and twists made the rounds. Meanwhile, tapered fros were present and buzzcuts of different colors were also booming, demonstrating that Black hair does it all. 
Watch This Beauty Influencer Dye Her Natural Hair & $1,300 Extensions

Watch This Beauty Influencer Dye Her Natural Hair & $1,300 Extensions

There's an old adage that lends itself particularly well to dramatic hair transformations: no risk, no reward. For beauty influencer Micaéla Verrelien, dyeing her curls a few shades lighter was a way to switch up her look for fall, but she wanted to make sure she didn't do any harm to her own hair or…
10 Halloween Costumes That You Can Wear With Your Natural Hair

10 Halloween Costumes That You Can Wear With Your Natural Hair

Celebrity Beauty Britney Spears Ditches Her Brunette Hair & Goes Back To Blonde Just a few weeks ago, Britney Spears, one of pop culture’s most iconic blondes, shocked the world by going brunette. As is the Spears way, she showed by Rachel Lubitz

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