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Why Kerry Washington Is Done “Moisturizing For The Red Carpet”

Why Kerry Washington Is Done “Moisturizing For The Red Carpet”

It's why Washington says there is no better time to embrace and celebrate Black beauty. "To acknowledge our beauty right now is important because systemic racism and oppression have long taught us not to," she says. "We've been taught to reject our skin, our features, and our curls, and saying 'no' to those ideals right…
Kerry Washington’s Emmys Nail Art Is Too Good To Miss

Kerry Washington’s Emmys Nail Art Is Too Good To Miss

But there was one detailed nail look from the 2020 Emmys that deserved its own Barbie-sized red carpet moment: Kerry Washington's flower nail art. The delicate blush pink manicure featured hand-painted watercolor blooms for the star's "Little Flowers Everywhere" theme, a nod to her Emmy-nominated role as Mia Warren. The nail art perfectly matched the…
A Week In Washington, DC, On A $72,000 Salary

A Week In Washington, DC, On A $72,000 Salary

Occupation: AnalystIndustry: Government ConsultingAge: 24Location: Washington, DCSalary: $72,000Net Worth: Negative net worth as my student loans are greater than my savings. That said, for savings I have: $6,000 in my high-yield savings account, $3,004 in my 401k (I contribute 6% of every paycheck, which is the maximum that my company matches (25% match)). I plan…
Joe Biden wins Washington state — showing just how much momentum he’s picked up 

Joe Biden wins Washington state — showing just how much momentum he’s picked up 

Joe Biden just won Washington state — further solidifying his delegate lead against Bernie Sanders, who won the state handily in 2016. The results were called nearly a week after the state’s primary Election Day. Given Washington’s more progressive lean, this Biden victory, in particular, highlights just how much momentum he’s picked up since Super…
Washington Democratic debate: March 15, 2020

Washington Democratic debate: March 15, 2020

With just days until another major round of primaries — in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, and Ohio on March 17 — former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders will take the debate stage in Washington, DC, this Sunday, March 15, for the 11th — and possibly last — debate of the Democratic presidential primary.…
I Live In Washington D.C., Make $58K, And Spent $257.58 On My Fitness Routine This Week

I Live In Washington D.C., Make $58K, And Spent $257.58 On My Fitness Routine...

6:15 a.m. — I wake up before my alarm, and pour myself some coffee. Instead of immediately scrolling through my phone, I’ve been trying to just sit and enjoy my warm drink while zoning out, meditating, and easing into the morning. I get dressed, hop on my bicycle, and head to work. It’s about three miles…
I Live In Washington, D.C., Make $76,500 A Year, & Spent $411 On My Wellness Routine This Week

I Live In Washington, D.C., Make $76,500 A Year, & Spent $411 On My...

6 p.m. — I get home from work and my friend, J, comes over. I’m dyeing J’s hair for his birthday so he brings over some wine to enjoy during the process. J didn't leave until 11 p.m. I can’t believe it’s already this late. He and I get lost in conversations on a regular…
A Week In Washington, D.C., On A $88,966 Salary

A Week In Washington, D.C., On A $88,966 Salary

10:30 a.m. — Finally getting out of bed. It is disconcertingly sunny and warm for January. I guess we'll just enjoy the slow collapse of our planet? I put on a lavender jumpsuit, black sheer kimono, and big pearly hoops. Super sore from yesterday's workout, so H. uses a rolly….stick…thing on my legs. We show…
The Washington Post sure bungled its Kobe Bryant tweet controversy

The Washington Post sure bungled its Kobe Bryant tweet controversy

It’s 2020. How come the Washington Post is screwing up at Twitter? That’s the rough paraphrase coming at me today from my colleagues and from Twitter. Everyone wants to know why the Post has punished one of its reporters for tweeting about Kobe Bryant after his death Sunday. My answer: It’s 2020, and Twitter —…
A Week In Washington, D.C., On A $100,000 Salary

A Week In Washington, D.C., On A $100,000 Salary

5 a.m. — I wake up to T.'s alarm and immediately go back to sleep. Turns out 5 a.m. was optimistic for him too, so he turns off the alarm and sets another for 6:15. At that point, we hit snooze several times before getting up at 7. We get into our morning routine where…

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