Lifestyle, Society, & Fashion

Essence Launches Interactive Daytime ‘Conference & Expos’ Experience At 2018 Festival

Essence Communications today announced that the 2018 ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® will debut ‘Conference & Expos,’ an expanded daytime community enrichment experience with a new slate of interactive programming. Incorporating talks, expos, roundtables, workshops, podcasts and more, the Festival’s daytime experience will be a convening summit that delivers on community connections, networking opportunities and interactive exhibitions.…

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Black Creatives Share Knowledge and Words of Encouragement at Second Annual “Falling In Love With Your Passion”

By Typhani Gray On April 21, a local nonprofit organization within the black community, The Conqueror Movement, hosted their second annual networking experience, “Falling in Love With your Passion”. The Falling in Love with Your Passion event stands as a division of The Conqueror Movement for a space where millennial creatives can influence and inspire…

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Black Panther Makes Big Statements Across the Board

By Jolie O’Rourke Your new favorite superhero movie just got bigger! Black Panther was recently titled the No. 1 highest-grossing superhero film ever in the U.S. This weekend, sales bumped the total domestic boxoffice ticket sales to $630.9 million, surpassing The Avengers with $623.4 million back in 2012. Black Panther is also currently the No.…

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Creme of Nature Launches New Moisture Replenishing Product Line, Pure Honey, To Repair and Style All Hair Textures

Nearly a decade after becoming the first multicultural brand to offer styling products formulated with Argan Oil, top-selling hair care brand Creme of Nature introduces Pure Honey, a full collection of eight sweet new products for all hair textures. The new Pure Honey collection – with its creamy, lush formula and aromatic fragrance – includes…

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The Natural Hair Guru – Lisa V. Burks

By Patrice Smith Lisa V. Burks’ passion for hair began when she was child. “At the tender age of seven, I started braiding hair on a mannequin. By nine I was doing my mother’s hair and by the time I was twelve years old I was braiding my sister’s hair.” After a two year stint…

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Top 10 Spring Fashion Trends

By Jolie O’Rourke This season, let’s welcome spring with fresh, new and sensational styles that exude  flavor, character, fun and style. Here’s a peek at my Top 10 choices for 2018 … 1. LAVENDER The new IT color for spring! Out with the pink, in with the purple. Pastels are always a good option for spring,…

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EDEN BodyWorks’ “Beyond the Label” Ignites Powerful Conversations and Inspires Women Across the Globe to Transcend Societal Boundaries

Wife, girlfriend, mother, daughter, sister, mentor. Every single day, women are classified and inevitably boxed into labels based on the roles they play in the world. While labels hold significance, they’ll never have the capacity to embody the beauty and fullness of the lives they are placed upon. As an empowerment initiative fueled by EDEN…

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