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Shop Until You Make Poverty Drop: This International Women’s Day, Support Brands That Globally Support Women 

Here at The Glow Up, we’ve made it our mission to empower and inspire all iterations of black women. But admittedly, we can sometimes get a bit myopic and materialistic when covering fashion shows and the latest looks on the red carpet. That’s why we’re grateful that International Women’s Day exists, to pull us out of…

On Reinvention and Remission: Chef Elle Simone Scott Is Paving the Way for Women of Color in the Culinary Industry On Reinvention and Remission: Chef Elle Simone Scott Is Paving the Way for Women of Color in the Culinary Industry

Detroit native chef Elle Simone Scott is one of the scintillating on-air talents and food stylists on America’s Test Kitchen. Her rich roots and passion for culinary arts were inspired by cooking with her grandmother at a very young age; years later, she’d moonlight in the hospitality industry after earning…

Indelible Beauty: Makeup Maven Cashmere Nicole Talks Success, Survival and Building a Brand Built to Last Indelible Beauty: Makeup Maven Cashmere Nicole Talks Success, Survival and Building a Brand Built to Last

Beauty Bakerie founder and CEO Cashmere Nicole knows about staying power. She’s built a successful and evolving brand that started on the strength of one product: her best-selling “Lip Whip.” Famed for smudge-free saturation in no fewer than 45 shades (and counting), the day-to-night finish is vegan, nontoxic and 100…

#NappyGirlMagic: She Left the Corporate Grind and Became America’s Natural-Hair Whisperer #NappyGirlMagic: She Left the Corporate Grind and Became America’s Natural-Hair Whisperer

You can see the precision of corporate influence in every crevice. The customers don’t wait a second. Appointments are tightly regimented. All scheduling is online. Kinky Curly Beauty’s Hair Studio in Birmingham, Ala., is like the love child of a Fortune 500 engineer and your favorite girlfriend’s beauty salon, but…

Makeup Mecca: Marjani Beauty Is a Marketplace Made for Us, by Us Makeup Mecca: Marjani Beauty Is a Marketplace Made for Us, by Us

Like many of us, entrepreneur Kimberly Smith is a self-confessed “beauty junkie.” This corporate attorney by day is obsessed with cosmetics, yet—also like many of us—wasn’t finding the variety she needed in mass retailers.

Cynthia Bailey Knew She Was Beautiful the Moment She Realized She Didn’t Need Anyone to Validate That Beauty Cynthia Bailey Knew She Was Beautiful the Moment She Realized She Didn’t Need Anyone to Validate That Beauty

When you look into Cynthia Bailey’s eyes, what you notice first isn’t how beautiful or intelligent she is (and she is); because with heart and soul, she radiates a warmth and kindness that overwhelm her two most famous characteristics. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Cynthia since she came to New York to become a…

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