When it Comes to Colorism, a Little Bit of Crew Love Goes a Long Way
This is what happens when a dark-skinned girl, weighed down by the effects of colorism, hears uplifting words from friends who tell her she's beautiful.
No Elsas (or Rachels) Here: One Mother Prays that She Can Teach Her Daughter to “Identify” as Her Own Beautiful Self
Black girl beauty is in the eye of the beholder—and on the tongues of those who love our Black girls and should be telling them they're beautiful.
200 Words on Totally Lila’s Totally Big Feet, featuring Linge Shoes Ballet Flats
In the case of Totally Lila's feet, size does matter.
What To Expect When Girls Hit Puberty: You. Will. Deal. [Digging In the MBB Crates]
You kinda know what to expect when girls hit puberty, but it's hard to prepare yourself for this one true thing: you'll be as emotional as they are.
Daddy’s Girl: 4 Ways Fathers Can Raise Stronger Girls
A chance comment in the toy store got this father thinking about how our culture shames women and how he wants his daddy's girls to grow up.
What’s Wrong With Letting Little Girls Play In Makeup?—and other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links
A beauty blogger questions why people get mad when little girls play in makeup, a white girl finds out she's really Black, a little Black boy interviews his dad and other MBBFresh links.
Beautifully Brown: a Love Letter to Melanie Yvette, Champion Of Black Girl Beauty
A MyBrownBaby salute to Melanie Yvette, creator of the hot, new beauty blog Beautifully Brown, lover of dark skin and celebrant of pretty things.
Juicy Pics of Brown Babies Here: MyBrownBaby_Fresh Is On Instagram!
Pics of brown babies have long been in short supply. But here at MyBrownBaby, we're celebrating that beauty with a new Instagram page—MyBrownBaby_Fresh.
Zendaya’s Hair: Her Locs Are Beautiful. Who Needs Giuliana Rancic to Say That When WE Can?
It's fine to hold Giuliana Rancic accountable for attacking Zendaya's hair. But really, we can—and should—reject the white gaze and pour our passion into celebrating our own.