Inspiration

Refinery 29: Melina Matsoukas

Refinery 29: Melina Matsoukas

Click Read More + Comment for additional photos. Meet 32 year old, Grammy award winning video and commercial Director, Melina Matsoukas. Directing in a male dominated industry, Matsoukas not only opens doors and knocks down barriers but stereotypes as well, proving quality is not always in a quantified budget, stating, “expensive equipment is not necessary(…)

Artist Kelvin Okafor

Artist Kelvin Okafor

Click Read More + Comment for additional photos. With a B.A. in Fine Arts from Middlesex university, UK-based artist, Kelvin Okafor literally transitions the familiar phrase “so life like it seems to jump from the page” a reality. Producing high-quality images, the subjects captured could easily be misjudged for a photograph, but working only with a(…)

Milk: Ayo, The Sound of Music

Milk: Ayo, The Sound of Music

Click Read More + Comment to view video. Nigerian-German, Singer/Songwriter, Ayo shares an intimate moment on set with her two children, 7 year old son, Nile and, 2 year old daughter, Billie-Eve in this video clip  from Milk Magazine: “Focused on kids, for modern parents”.   MAKING OF SHOOTING PHOTO / MILK & AYO from BERENGERE(…)

A Conversation With Rihanna’s Hair Stylist, Ursula Stephen

A Conversation With Rihanna’s Hair Stylist, Ursula Stephen

Rihanna’s celebrity Hair Stylist, Ursula Stephens shares and reveals everything, from the industry’s standard of beauty, discrimination as a black hairstylist, natural hair and the movement of natural hair bloggers (including Urban Bush Babes), as well as her trip to South Africa where she worked with women of color whose hair was marred by chemicals,(…)

Our Wedding In Big Sur: Part One

Our Wedding In Big Sur: Part One

I’ve been waiting for this moment for a while, so bare with me I have a lot of photos to share.  Carl and I chose to have our intimate wedding on the beach in Big Sur, California, the most magical place we’ve ever seen in all our travels. God did something that we could have(…)

Advice You Wish You Had In The Beginning of Your Hair Journey

Advice You Wish You Had In The Beginning of Your Hair Journey

For those of you who are seasoned “Natural Hair Vets”; well versed and armed with the knowledge and techniques to care for your hair successfully…yes, you now can proudly dub yourself the Michael Jordan of your hair domain! As you brush your shoulders off now that we have established your reign over natural hair, can(…)

Style Like U: “Our Mission”

Style Like U: “Our Mission”

‘Style Like U’ ask one simple question… Are you being you? Find out the real mission behind one of our favorite style sites, ‘Style Like U’ as Founders, Editor-in-Chiefs and Mother & Daughter team, Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum reveal all in this intimate look behind their innovative site, celebrating the diversity of the authentic(…)