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Serena Covers SELF Magazine & We Love It!

It’s no secret that we here at I Hear That Girl! absolutely adore Serena Williams.  She embodies the beauty of black women.  Everything that defies the European Standard.  And I LOVE IT!  The Super Star Athlete, Serena covers SELF magazine and what she says about loving herself and accepting her body, is the stuff dreams…

Snatched Edges Are Not Cute! Stylist, Razor Chic Speaks Out!

On May 26th, the renowned, award-winning Atlanta hairstylist, affectionately known as Razor Chic of Atlanta (or Razor Chic), posted a jaw-dropping yet heart-wrenching video across social media, which featured a bold, young woman in her early 20’s who shared her hair loss horror story. In the video, the young lady elaborated on how she lost…

Sephora Chooses Diverse Beauty Entrepreneurs for Accelerator

courtesy of AJC Even women with the drive to begin their own beauty businesses can use a boost. By 2020, Atlanta-based beauty giant Sephora aims to build an “ecosystem of support” for 50 beauty businesses founded by women. Women of color entrepreneurs will help set the tone for the social impact program, as part of the…

Meet the Ladies of La’Roux: Young Beauty Mavens on the Rise

La’Roux Cosmetics is a growing beauty brand and line of sophisticated lip wear for every day, every style, every woman.La’Roux currently offers high-quality lip products; including lipgloss and lipsticks for affordable prices. Products are elegantly packaged and named after such figures as Aphrodite, Cleopatra, and Nefertiti so women can feel like royalty when wearing their…

Essence Delivers “Black Girl Magic” with February Covers

In ESSENCE’s first-ever “Black Girl Magic” February 2016 issue, the magazine presents three covers celebrating young women who embody the spark and shine that exists in every Black girl: activist Johnetta Elzie, Chi-Raq’s leading lady, Teyonah Parris, and black-ish co-star Yara Shahidi. Plus, ESSENCE’s “Class of 2016” showcases even more young women from the worlds of activism, fashion, the arts, sports and…

10 Fav Fall Beauty Must-Haves

Fall is here…I’m not a fan.  However, change is inevitable and I’m a proponent of acceptance of change.  With that being said, this is the time of year in which sisters the world wide, retire their summer handbags and prepare their fall bags with all the things they’d rather not leave home without.  As you…

Fall DIY Foot Scrub

It’s that time of year again! Today is officially the first day of fall, otherwise known as pumpkin season. Celebrate today with a DIY pumpkin foot scrub from celebrity nail artist and owner of As U Wish Nail Salon, Skyy Hadley. “Pumpkins are more than just for carving on Halloween,” she noted. “They’re rich in…

4 Simple Things To Do Right Now For Healthier Hair

As a fitness specialist most of my days are spent doing things like developing workout programs and dishing out diet advice on my website and YouTube channel. In addition to the many fitness-related questions I receive like, “What’s the best workout to lose these extra 10 pounds of post-baby weight?” I also receive many compliments and…

Made Up In Your Makeup

 Make-Up should only be an Enhancement to caress The smooth glide of your 50 Shades of Melanin, but you Coverin’ The Goddess…..Queenism For the Bad Bish and OOOOH She a Ten-isms! Don’t allow it to be the deception Of your reflection Unrecognizable Recognizing The many cat calls Serial Advances Attention to detail Of Your Insecurities…

Black Don’t Crack! Time To Get Serious About Our Skin!

Black don’t crack!  If you’re a black woman, you’ve heard that statement time and time again.  And guess what…it’s almost damn sure a fact!  Black women have the blessing of melanin and other great genes that seem to preserve the sexy, the tautness of the skin, even the glow.  Most of you can look at…

Design Essentials Gives Me a Moisture Makeover!

While enjoying the Essence Festival activities this year, I was invited to participate in Design Essential’s “Moisture Makeover”!  As a naturalista, keeping my hair moisturized is always a main concern and issue.  I’ve used several products to alleviate dry issues, but had yet to find one that ended the moisture loss.  So, of course you…

My Black is Beautiful Celebrates the Ways Black Women Are ‘All Together Beautiful’ at the 2015 Essence Festival

My Black is Beautiful (MBIB), a community-building program by Procter & Gamble (P&G) will celebrate their community of 2 million strong by shining a light on what makes Black women All Together Beautiful (ATB) at the 2015 Essence Festival. “As we continue our journey to inspire women and girls to change the conversation around Black…

Sisterpreneur: Victoria Skyy…More than Meets the Eye!

As a native of Tampa, Florida, Victoria Skyy is the heart and soul behind three signature brands: The Victoria Skyy Line, The Victoria Skyy Collection of Beauty Products and the Blue Bottom Sole Designer Shoe Line.  The Victoria Skyy Collection emerged not only from her love for fashion, but from her drive to inspire others. Much of Victoria’s inspiration…

Grace Jones Memoir ‘I’ll Never Write My Memoirs’

The above cover art and a release date for the anticipated Grace Jones memoir has been announced. Gallery Books revealed Tuesday that the publication, titled “I’ll Never Write My Memoirs,” will hit stores on Sept. 29, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In an earlier statement announcing the book, the model/actress/singer’s explained the title, “I wrote…

Go To Spring Outfit

Here’s another simple go to look for spring! It seems to be a trend this spring and especially one that I’m loving! All you need is a cute tank or even a crop top and pair it with some blue jean shorts, throw on your kimono and you’re good to go! Your kimono can be one…

Cute Trendy Spring Outfits

I was on Pinterest and I came across these cute outfits perfect for the spring! All of them are simple yet trendy. The prints and stripes seem to be the trend for this spring and summer. These are items that every girl surely has in their closet, so it should be easy to get this look! Just…

The Inconsistent Acceptance of Black Beauty

courtesy of Huffington Post There were times in middle school that I longed for a thin pout, a delicate Cupid’s bow with a graceful arc. My nose felt bulbous and unrefined when before me, my mind dangled snapshots of the perky, narrow noses that daintily perched on the faces of other girls revered for their…

Podz Eyewear Inc. Products Review

by DimpleszB Hello to all my Beauty Bee’s!  Today I will be reviewing the products I received from Podz Eyewear.  I really enjoyed all of the items that I received. In the package were lipgloss, tanning products, bronzer/blush, and nail polishes.  My favorite two products were the lipgloss & blush.     The lip glosses…

4 Ways to Grow Your Nape Area

1. No Tension Heavy manipulation is one of the main causes for breakage. Tight braids, weaves, wigs, wreck havoc on our nape region if we aren’t careful. Avoid the unnecessary stress on your hair and give this area a break. During the cold-weather months it’s important to keep the hair up and off of harsh…

4 Obsessions that are Breaking Your Hair

Layed edges I know women love the polished look of a puff or an updo with smooth edges, but constantly putting stress on the hairline can cause breakage. The hairline is naturally fine, so frequently using a boar brush with pomade, gel, or edge tamer can cause the hair to break. It is ok to…

5 Myths About Going Natural

Myth #1: You Need to Have a Certain “Curl Type Naturals who think they need a specific texture of curly hair to rock it natural are terribly mistaken. Whether you have tight kinks like Solange or loose, silky waves , you can find a hair care regimen that allows you to wear your hair in its…

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