Model Halima Aden’s Partnership With Vita Coco Supports Coconut Farming

By Jamila Stewart For Somali-American model, Halima Aden, fashion and activism go hand in hand. Only four years into her career, the 23-year-ld already has enormous accomplishments under her belt, including becoming the first model to grace the cover of magazines from Essence to British Vogue wearing a hijab. Still, the model says it’s her philanthropic efforts, including becoming a UNICEF ambassador in 2018 that remain her proudest moments. Now, in partnership with water brand Vita Coco, Aden is celebrating Day of the Girl by helping to improve the quality of education for children in low-income coconut farming communities in the Philippines and Sri Lanka. Champions Day of the Girl Day of t

First Black-Owned Cooking Network Launched By Chefs, and Cooks From Around The World

Source: New 24-hour cooking and lifestyle channel, “Taste on T.V.”, created to give voice to the food and culture of people of color. Tasteavision Media Inc, a Los Angeles-based media company, has launched Taste On T.V. as a 24-hour all cooking and lifestyle channel dedicated to highlighting the voices, culture, and food of African-Americans and people of color in an honest and uncompromised manner. The network is the brainchild of Tasteavsion Media’s founder and Taste On T.V. President Terance Quilens Sr. Mr. Quilens, a foodie himself, has always enjoyed watching food-themed entertainment. As an avid viewer of mainstream cooking shows, he often noticed that the full culinary jo

Sugar Town Organics

Press Release: Many Caribbean customs were birthed from the teachings and inspiration of our Ancestors. This is true for Anastasha Elliott, co-founder of Sugar Town Organics, where she has crafted proprietary botanical formulas using family legacy recipes. Sugar Town Organics was created out of our own experiences as a family spanning 4 generations. The products that make up our various brands were initially created to sustain and to provide healthy alternatives due to low income and social constraints that impacted livelihood. Spurred on by a run in with cancer in the early 90's, my mother chose to fight the natural way turning to her family teachings and crafting small batch products for a

Yvonne Layfield's KaKo Natural Skincare

Yvonne Layfield is a spa and beauty therapist with diplomas in Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology from The British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC ). Keenly observant of client needs, Yvonne states "people want not just a product, but an experience". So, on December 1, 2015, Yvonned launched KaKo Skincare Products, in order to enhance professional retail products that would offer greater health benefits in consideration of product experiences. KaKo is a completely organic skin, body and haircare line that engages the five senses in order to enhance body engagement. As a woman and a mother, I became more conscious about what I placed in and on my body while watching my curi

Rihanna Revived the Red Carpet at Savage x Fenty

Photo: Getty Images Courtesy of Amazon Prime 2020 has been short on meme-worthy celebrity fashion moments. All the canceled events and digital front rows have meant fewer people on the red carpet, or even outdoors at all. While the precautions are logical—no runway or award is worth risking health complications—it’s hard not to miss a little outré style drama. Outfits that break the internet, spark conversation, and get turned into GIFs are few and far between, making Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Vol. 2 show feel all the more exciting. With a cast comprised of some of the most fearless dressers in Hollywood and a sexy theme to set the mood, Savage x Fenty gave its stars an excuse to break out th

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