Jessica C. Andrews

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Still Whitewashed? A Look at Black Influence During Fashion Week

There's a well-dressed elephant in the room for any person of color attending Fashion Week. No matter how beautiful the models or exquisite the…

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Sleeping Beauty: The Issue of Tying Up Your Hair When He Sleeps Over

For most women of color, tying up our hair before bed is a necessary task. From reducing breakage to maintaining our 'do, wearing a scarf…

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5 Common Mistakes Women With Natural Hair Make

Most women who transition from relaxed to natural hair haven't dealt with their unaltered texture since childhood, thus having to learn how to…

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5 Tips For Growing Out Your Natural Hair After A Big Chop

Since I made the decision to go natural a year ago, I've fielded as many questions about growing hair as styling it. While…

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Turbans: Trend to Try or Watch Go By?

The turban has been around for ages. Screen sirens from the ‘40s and ‘50s regularly drew inspiration from the Middle East, wrapping their…

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Over Natural vs. Relaxed Hair Wars

Read any Vixen article about natural or relaxed hair and you'll find a flood of comments from readers debating about which style is…

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Kimbella vs. Erica: Why Video Models Get No Respect

I know I wasn't the only one whose mouth dropped yesterday when yet again, two grown women resorted to drink-throwing and hair-pulling on national TV.

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Weave Changes Things

What's so bad about weaves? From black men complaining that weave creates artificial women to ladies rocking their weave-less hair like a superior badge of…

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5 Things June Ambrose Taught Us About Style

June Ambrose is one of the most celebrated figures in contemporary black fashion. She is our stylist du jour, thrilling us with her imaginative…

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Could Cheating Save Your Relationship?

From UPTOWN--Picture this: you’re crazy about a man who has great husband potential but you rarely see him and sleep with him even less. Or…

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