Self-tanning is not new in our society.  Neither is using any type of tools to get that bronze look, especially different types of lotion.  However, there is one type of material that people are turning to for a tan, and it comes from an unlikely source…Coca-Cola!!! That’s right!  The soft drink simply known as Coke […]

Lil Kim has caught some flack recently for bleaching her skin and changing her appearance, and a recently surfaced video might shed some light on the identity issues apparently plaguing the rapper. “I’m a Spanish girl trapped in a Black girl’s body. I’m like all mixed up,” she says before breaking into Spanish on the […]

Learn tips from the flawless actress. Actress Tasha Smith grabbed the HelloBeautiful mic and served us some major beauty tips to achieve both inner and outer glow. The Empire actress stopped by the “My Black is Beautiful” booth at the Cincinnati Jazz Festival where she dished on her go-to self-care info. “I believe in clean skin, at the end […]

It’s the top of July, which means we’re just in time for our monthly Azealia Banks antic. The 25-year-old finally addressed all those rumors of skin bleaching with a video on Facebook. In it she pauses from taking a bike ride in San Francisco to acknowledge that she is bleaching her skin and explains why. […]

Lil Kim’s appearance has seen many changes in her career, but the look she unveiled on her Instagram page this past weekend has merited a concerned response from many. READ: Lil Kim And Kim Kardashian Join Forces In Their Own Carpool Karaoke In a collage of selfies, The Queen Bee sports a much paler complexion […]

The comedian/actress talks about the often forgotten about awards ceremony that she holds in greater esteem than the Academy Awards.   Black Twitter has been buzzing about its disappointment with the lack of diversity that has yet again turned up in this year’s Oscar nominations. This is now the second year in a row that the […]

Lark Voorhies, aka “she’ll always be Lisa Turtle to us,” is apparently no longer an African-American. She’s also no longer brown. The former Saved By The Bell star allegedly underwent a skin bleaching process and dyed her hair bleach blonde. In the new photo caption, she wrote, “No, I am not black. I am American! I was […]

KENT– A national playwright is speaking out after a Kent State University adaptation of her production featured a white actor portraying Martin Luther King, Jr. The school’s pan-african studies department began a two-week run of “The Mountaintop,” a play written by Katori Hall imagining the fictional events that may have taken place the evening before […]

As Rachel Dolezal continues to defend her identity as a Black woman, the 37-year-old is leaving even more people puzzled, recently claiming she might not be biologically related to her parents. Shortly after her interview on The Today Show with Matt Lauer, Rachel opened up to Savannah Guthrie on NBC News about her race and ethnicity. Dolezal, […]

I’m so not surprised by this news… Dave Chappelle was the commencement speaker at his alma mater this weekend, the Duke Ellington School Of The Arts, where he mentioned the controversial former NAACP local President Rachel Dolezal. Backstage, he went into further detail  with the Washington Post about his thoughts and why he’s not going to make any jokes […]

Barbie is finally bringing the many shades and beautiful features of women from all backgrounds to its brand with the introduction of 23 new dolls. Mattel made the announcement last week, CNN reports. While 17 of the dolls are already on the market, the brand plans to release the remainder sometime next year. Those dolls will possess eight different skin […]

  LisaRaye McCoy is exploring just how far the damage caused by colorism really reaches in her upcoming movie “Skinned.” The “Single Ladies” star has slipped into the director’s chair for the film, which follows a woman named Jolie as she pays the ultimate cost to lighten her skin. As a young girl, Jolie was […]