Posts tagged self-worth
How to Love Thyself and Know Thy Worth

As a 27-year-old black female, I know personally how hard it is living inside your own mind while trying to keep up with the trends and times. To be desirable but not too forward; educated yet not too smart. There is so much pressure on women to be everything and nothing – only when it’s convenient for the rest of the world. So when do we make time to consider ourselves?

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The No Makeup Movement is Not Just about Makeup

Recently, Alicia Keys wrote an open letter for Lenny expressing her views on why she decided to no longer wear makeup. In it, she talks about the ongoing battle that echoes a struggle all too familiar for many women: the constant pressure to meet society’s standards of “beautiful” and to be the ideal “beautiful woman.”   

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