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Five Realities of Being a Light-Skinned Token

It’s 2017, and colorism is clearly alive and well. We know this, although some refuse to acknowledge or admit it. Some don’t think it’s important because at the end of the day, to most, being black will trump the color...... Read More...

10% Off African Black Soap

The skin care benefits of African Black Soap are well known among naturals — clearing acne, eczema, facial scarring and even stretch marks. And now this popular product is available in our online store! Our African Black Soap is top quality and sourced from Ghana, containing saponified shea nut butter, saponified coconut oil, saponified palm...... Read More...

Chauntalia from Atlanta // 3C Natural Hair Style Icon

Introduce yourself. C: My name is Chauntalia Wise. I am from Atlanta, GA. Did you transition or big chop? C: I transitioned for 8 months (March 25, 2013-Dec 3, 2013) and then I did the BC. I chose to go natural after I bleached my hair honey blonde February 2013 and I began to see it...... Read More...

BGLH is Dealing with Spam

Hello ladies, Over the past few weeks we’ve received reports of spam links (mostly to adult websites) popping up when people click through to BGLH from Facebook, Pinterest or our Mailchimp newsletter. Although the spam is disturbing, it will not infect your computer. We’re currently working with our programmer to pinpoint the source of the...... Read More...

Meet My New SYB Team!

Hi ladies! So, I’m realizing that I can’t do SYB all by myself. I have an adorably demanding daughter and an unadorably demanding career (juggling freelance writing/editing for several outlets is like being an on-call doc, but with Carpal Tunnel...... Read More...

Only Smell-Good Products Allowed

So, National Fragrance Day is this week, and it’s one of my favorite holidays. It’s weird, I don’t loooove perfume (save for a few of my favorite fragrances, most of them of them end up smelling like my Nannie Hattie’s...... Read More...