Tag: the beauty industry

My afro isn’t superficial — it’s political

Not since the civil rights movement has the afro been so visible, but now its purpose isn’t just political — it’s aesthetic. Designers now use “natural” models regularly, countless black-owned online stores…

Laverne Cox’s objectified body ’empowers’ no one

What the fuck are you trying to sell us, America? This month, Allure featured a nude photo of transgender actress, Laverne Cox in the magazine which she herself, as well as a…