Ask the Expert: 6 Skincare Questions Brown Women Always Ask

Licensed medical aesthetician and creator of Urban Skin Rx, Rachel Roff, honestly answers six typical skincare questions for Brown women.   Besides drinking more water, what are the best tactics for Black women to keep their skin ultra hydrated in the cold months? The winter elements can be harsh on skin so it’s important to…

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Overcoming Me and Mama’s Eczema

Mama’s battle with eczema began with an itchiness from barely-there fine bumps that only she could see in the mirror, before covering them with face powder. She was the 30-year old single mom and daughter of a nurse, so heading to the doctor every time a small thing came up just wasn’t the mindset. There…

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Lyndsay Green, Editor, Beauty Atlas Magazine

Creating Beauty Atlas has been a dream of mine since my first trip overseas. After traveling throughout Europe and beyond nearly 10 years ago, I knew that I wanted to find a way to blend my passions for fashion and beauty and international studies. Initially, my hope was to land a job in the style department of…

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#TBT with NYX Cosmetics’ Wicked Lippies

Remember the NYX Cosmetics Wicked Lippies? They were a thing in 2014 and I fell head over heels for them. Lip colors so bold, so bright that most people wouldn’t dare to try them. Especially darker girls like me. But, alas, times are a changing. We’re not afraid of bold makeup, as we shouldn’t be (and shouldn’t…

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I Look Young and This is Why

*Editors Note: our previous post stated that Tricia was a 30-something. But she’s actually 42 and again, she snatched our edges since we seriously thought she was in her 30s.  Black don’t crack, right? Nah, actually, sometimes it does. The truth about looking youthful and feeling ageless lies more in the skincare routine than any…

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